12 Best Meditation Retreats In Bali, Indonesia - Updated 2024

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Well-known as the Land of the Gods, Bali is a magnificent island paradise in Indonesia that exudes serenity and peace. There are plenty of must-visit places in Bali, including revered historic sea temples, gorgeous beaches, beautiful coral reefs, verdant terraced rice paddies, and forested volcanic mountains that appeal to people through their sheer natural beauty. In addition to spa resorts in Bali, there are also meditation retreats where you can get rid of all your stress and find peace of mind. Qualified instructors at outstanding meditation retreats train you to practice various meditation techniques that help you discover your inner, higher self. So, if you plan to spend your upcoming holidays in Bali, staying in a well-known meditation retreat will rejuvenate your mind with a spiritual experience. Keep reading to know which are the best meditation retreats in Bali, Indonesia, to soothe your mind.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 20, 2024.

1. Nirarta Center For Living Awareness, Karangasem (from USD 50)

Lush surroundings and a tranquil atmosphere will be welcoming you into Nirarta Center For Living Awareness. This retreat in Bali is found in the laid-back Sidemen Valley where enchanting rice fields and many hidden gems are unspoiled and far from the crowds. It is an idyllic place to slow down and give in to rejuvenating massages and much-needed meditation. The rooms with authentic Balinese designs and large windows add to the overall charm of the place.

While a favorite destination for respite, guests who love to incorporate some thrills in their quiet escapade can take advantage of the hiking and trekking spots nearby. At the tour’s end, nothing beats a delectable meal at the on-site restaurant serving Indonesian and Western delights.

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Nirarta Center For Living Awareness

8.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Br. Tabola, Sidemen, Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia
30.27 km (18.9 mi) from Taman Ayun Temple

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms

2. Shambala Oceanside Retreat and Spa, Buleleng

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We are loving the new look! Our YOGA HALL can hold 25 yoga mats and guests with ease now!

Posted by Shambala Retreat Center, Bali on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

From its peaceful beachfront location to its well-trained therapists, the gorgeous Shambala Oceanside Retreat is an idyllic place to treat yourself to wellness. The property’s exclusive and tropical setting in Bali’s North Shore allows its villas to capture priceless views of the sea. Its oceanside restaurant also serves a moving picture of the waves lapping the shore. Walking to its landscaped gardens with tropical plants and flowers is a relaxing pursuit on its own.

What guests rave about in this wellness retreat in Bali are its spa and yoga classes. Just a few steps from the pool, the spa offers a broad range of body treatments and massages at an affordable price. The meditation hall will be your spot for restoring calm and strength should you embark on a yoga class. The property typically caters to groups but all sorts of guests are welcome to enjoy a personal spiritual retreat.

Shambala Oceanside Retreat and Spa

Address: Pantai, Bondalem, Tejakula, Buleleng Regency, Bali 81173, Indonesia

Star Rating: 3 Star

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3. Bali Silent Retreat, Penatahan

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Set in a strategic position that overlooks magnificent green mountains and rice fields, this meditation-themed resort greets you to experience serenity during your vacation in Bali. It hosts soothing meditation sessions and yoga asanas in its open-air octagonal tent early every morning and the afternoon. If you are new to meditation, do not worry as the host’s beginner-friendly meditation programs help you start with basic meditation techniques. You’ll also learn simple yoga postures, for instance, Hatha postures, and prepare your chakras for a rejuvenating meditation.

Besides silent meditation in a sedentary position, the hotel also offers you silent walking meditation in the lap of nature. Soak yourself in the healing waters of the hot springs here and relax your mind and body. As the day ends, delight your eyes with sweeping views of the Gamelan sunset.

Bali Silent Retreat, Penatahan

Address: Jl. Banjar Mongan, Penatahan, Penebel, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali 82152, Indonesia

Price: from 40 USD

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4. Blooming Lotus Yoga, Ubud

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Tucked into spellbinding Ubud amid panoramic landscapes, terraced rice fields, and steep ravines, this meditation retreat is an oasis of tranquillity in Bali, Indonesia. It hosts relaxing yoga and meditation sessions for both beginners as well as intermediate learners. Going for silent meditation retreats help you develop inner peace, enhance mindfulness, and immerse into serenity.

Learn and practice controlled breathing techniques (pranayama) from experts and relax your mind and body. The meditation retreat here offers lavish accommodations, daily meditation sessions, daily yoga classes, lifestyle workshops, cultural events, and daily meals. Listen to the birds chirping and to the pleasant trickling waters of the sacred river. Take in spectacular views of the lush green forests as you meditate here.

Blooming Lotus Yoga, Ubud

Address: Br. Mawang Kaja, Lodtunduh, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

Price: from 800 USD

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Bali Tour Guide

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Toni Kenpachi

Hello my name is Toni and I live in Jakarta- Indonesia, I've been working as a Tour Guide since 2008, I have licensed from Jakarta City Government Tourism Office, I choose to be a Tourist guide due to my background education because I graduated from Tourism Academy, I'll be glad to assist your trip in Indonesia especially in Jakarta and surrounding areas also if you would like to do overland t... Read more

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Dori Januhari

I am a legal and licensed tourist guide from Indonesia. I have been guiding for 20 years. I live in Jakarta, Indonesia, but I have traveled to many places in the country. My guiding areas are Java, Bali, and Lombok Island. I obtained my license from the Indonesia Tourism Ministry. On days when there is no tour, I work as an English and German private teacher, teaching mathematics and science ph... Read more

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5. Anand Ashram Ubud

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Take your spiritual experience to the next level by being at Anand Ashram Ubud during your vacations in Bali. This spiritual retreat is a self-development center that welcomes travelers to learn and practice meditation and yoga to discover their true selves. Swami Anand Krishna, a well-known spiritual humanist, is the founder of this meditation retreat.

Overcome your stress and anxieties, manage your emotional imbalances, and find peace by attending various meditation programs here. The center also hosts spiritual programs, such as kirtan, Satsang, spiritual drama, dance, music, celebrations, Sufi whirling, and more to enhance your spiritual experience. They also have online meditation programs.

Anand Ashram Ubud

Address: Jl. Sri Wedari No.72, Ubud, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

Price: from 120 USD

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6. Samyama Mindfulness, Meditation Center, Yoga Retreats, Ubud

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Sitting upon the enchanting and lush green landscape of Ubud, Samyama Mindfulness Meditation Center is a rejuvenating retreat to rest your feet during your excursion in Bali. It offers a range of cozy accommodations in a laidback natural setting to help you stay comfortable and reconnect with yourself and nature. It hosts many meditation and yoga retreats to help you de-stress and soothe your mind and body.

Do not miss visiting EatCo Bali, an outstanding plant-based restaurant that offers some of the best food to try in Bali. They have an incredible healing center, which hosts a salt cave, a sprawling steam sauna, and an ice bath. The meditation retreat also offers you various healing treatments, such as Ajna light therapy, yoga therapy, sound healing, intuitive deep tissue massage, and human design reading.

Samyama Mindfulness, Meditation Center, Yoga Retreats, Ubud

Address: Br.Kumbuh, Jl. Cempaka, MAS, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

Price: from 200 USD

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7. Bali Usada Meditation, Denpasar

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If you wish to relax your mind by learning and practicing easy, relaxing techniques in a laid-back setting, Bali Usada Meditation in Denpasar awaits you. It offers many meditation programs that focus on how you can heal yourself through concentration, wisdom, and mindfulness. Mr. Merta Ada is the founder of this meditation retreat. Learn various meditation techniques to eliminate negative thoughts from your subconscious mind, achieve harmony of your mind, and heal your mind and body.

Bali Usada Meditation, Denpasar

Address: Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai No.328, Sanur, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80001, Indonesia

Price: from 39 USD

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8. The Istana, Uluwatu

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Waking up to the spellbinding sea, meditating as the sun sets, and performing yoga on the jaw-dropping clifftop is what you can look forward to during your stay in this Bali meditation retreat. The Istana features luxury suites with sea views, modern amenities, and wellness facilities for a comfortable stay.

Additionally, the getaway has a meditation hall for meditation sessions, a sound dome, fireside meditation seats, and poolside meditation stones, thereby offering you a unique and memorable meditation experience in this natural paradise. Here at the Vipassana meditation retreat, you’ll learn the innate connection between your body and mind.

The Istana, Uluwatu

Address: Jl. Uluwatu Jl. Pantai Suluban, Pecatu, Kec. Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

Price: from 1,555 USD

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9. House Of Om, Gianyar

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Posted by House Of Om Community on Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Elevate your spirituality by staying at House Of Om in Gianyar in Yoga Amerthan during your vacation in Bali. The meditation retreat has a multitude of meditation and wellness services to help rejuvenate your mind in tranquility. The center aims to enhance positivity and love in the universe by hosting various activities free of cost, including support groups and wellness workshops.

Enjoy a unique experience of meditating in nature and clear all negativities from your mind. Besides meditation, the facility also hosts yoga programs, Tantra, and sound healing sessions.

House Of Om, Gianyar

Address: Jl. Raya Bona, Bona, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80581, Indonesia

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10. The Yoga Barn, Gianyar

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Located in an inspiring, lush-green setting, this serene meditation retreat is a haven for peace-seekers visiting Bali. The facility focuses on healing the mind, body, and soul through meditation, yoga, and dance. Realign your spiritual, physical, and emotional well-being by learning meditation and healing skills from qualified therapists. You can also rejuvenate your mind and body by visiting the various wellness workshops and its facilities that offer some of the best spas in Bali.

The Yoga Barn, Gianyar

Address: Jl. Hanoman, Pengosekan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

Price: from 237 USD

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11. Fivelements Retreat Bali (from USD 463)

Perched on the banks of beautiful Ayung River, this five-star facility is a wellness haven for explorers touring Bali. It boasts a magnificent riverfront suite, a hillside pool suite, a water garden pool suite, and many more luxury accommodations plus world-class wellness services. Relax your mind by meditating in a serene setting with the guidance of specialists. In addition to meditation, find more wellness services, such as yoga, healing with visual arts and dance, somatic therapy, aquatic bodywork, vibrational healing music, and more to strengthen your inner power and experience peace.

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Fivelements Retreat Bali

Wifi Available

Address: Banjar Adat Baturning, Mambal, Bali
4.84 km (3.1 mi) from Taman Ayun Temple

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

12. Bali Eco Stay, Gunung Salak

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Resting in the heart of Bali, surrounded by lush greenery and rice paddies, this laidback ecolodge is an awe-inspiring getaway to experience wilderness and peace. If you wish to enhance your mindfulness and attain inner peace, you can practice meditation or do yoga in the open-air yoga bale set in the natural setting of a tropical forest.

Go for a rejuvenating Balinese massage and feel your stress melt away. The facility also has refreshing day tours, trekking excursions, and picnics at the waterfall to reconnect with nature.

Bali Eco Stay, Gunung Salak

Address: Kanciana Village, Kemetug, Gunung Salak, East Selemadeg, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82162, Indonesia

Price: from 2650 USD

Star Rating: 2

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Embark upon a self-healing journey with meditation

Bali is a treasure trove of things to do and places to visit. A vacation in this island paradise is a fantastic travel experience. Practicing meditation in the natural setting of a meditation retreat here will help elevate your spirituality. So, hurry and book one of these best meditation retreats in Bali, Indonesia, online and embark on your journey to rejuvenation.

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