10 Best Yoga Retreats In Dubai, UAE - Updated 2023

Rachelle Anne
Rachelle Anne 
Updated

As one of the most popular destinations in the world, Dubai is home to countless must-see attractions. While the city is technically in the desert, it has attractions for every season. If you’re looking for some wintery fun, the city hosts the world’s third-largest indoor ski resort, Ski Dubai. Dubai is also home to Kite Beach, a white sand beach perfect for a day out in the sun. Besides that, Dubai Miracle Garden is the literal manifestation of spring itself with over 50 million flowers. On the other hand, if you want to get a feel of some autumn vibes, Dubai Spice Souk may be able to entice you with its intoxicating spices. However, if you’re more of the life-changing experience type of person, you might be interested in some spiritual healing. Scroll through this list to learn more about the best yoga retreats in Dubai, UAE.

1. Atlantis The Palm, Dubai (from USD 417)

Situated on the world-renowned Palm Jumeirah, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, is an ocean-inspired hotel that includes a minibar, a flat-screen television, and a seating area in each of its rooms. There are also two spectacular underwater suites that offer views of the in-house aquarium.

Besides that, the hotel boasts world-class dining options that range from the award-winning Nobu restaurant to Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen. During their stay, guests can have fun at Aquaventure Waterpark for free, work on their wellness with an underwater yoga class, or unwind at the on-site spa.


Atlantis, The Palm

Wifi Available

Address: Palm Jumeirah
Accommodates: 6

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2. Meliá Desert Palm Dubai (from USD 171)

Nestled on a grand polo estate, Meliá Desert Palm Dubai offers beautifully designed rooms with modern conveniences such as a well-stocked minibar, a Nespresso machine, LED television, surround sound system, and a bathroom with a rainfall shower. On top of that, each villa at the resort comes with a private pool, in-villa spa service, and meals cooked by a personal chef upon request.

Those looking for a healthy holiday can opt for a yoga and wellness package offered by the hotel. It includes an hour-long Hatha yoga session, followed by a delicious breakfast. Afterwards, guests can relax in the infinity pool. For a more energetic retreat, guests can go for polo and riding lessons, or indulge in a game of tennis. There’s also a jogging and cycling track on site. After a long day, grab a drink at the in-house bar.


Meliá Desert Palm Member of Meliá Collection

Wifi Available

Address: Al Awir Road
Accommodates: 10

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3. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray (from USD 291)

Tucked away on Palm Jumeirah island, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is an Ottoman-themed resort that has been offering its world-class services for a decade. The hotel is full of high-end facilities such as a private cinema, tennis courts, lounges, and on-site restaurants.

During their spare time, guests are welcome to have fun at the hotel’s Techno gym and learn from elite personal trainers, or relax at the award-winning Talise Ottoman Spa. Those looking to find peace and get in tune with their inner self can attend a yoga session on site.


Jumeirah Zabeel Saray

Wifi Available

Address: The Crescent (West), Palm Jumeirah
Accommodates: 10

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4. The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel (from USD 140)

Known as the first wellness resort in the Middle East, The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel focuses on the development and wellness of its guests. With almost 300 rooms and suites, each one boasts panoramic views of the city, air conditioning, motion-activated night lights, a Bluetooth multi-screen television, complimentary tea and coffee, a mini health bar, and complimentary organic toiletries.

While guests can enjoy some quiet time at the beach, they’re also welcome to book an organic spa treatment or take up some yoga classes in the morning that will help them attain inner calm. The hotel offers three-, five-, seven-, ten- or fourteen-night guided yoga and meditation retreats.


The Retreat Palm Dubai MGallery by Sofitel

Wifi Available

Address: Palm Jumeirah The Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Accommodates: 2

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5. Jumeirah Al Qasr (from USD 544)

Just a stone’s throw away from the beach, Jumeirah Al Qasr is a 5-star hotel inspired by 1,001 Arabian Nights with its palace-like structure, drawbridge-like driveway, marble floor lobby lounge, antique furnishings, and palm trees. Each suite is fitted with blackout curtains, high-speed wifi, air conditioning, a minibar, a fridge, and an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower.

Complete with an on-site pool complex, four on-site dining options, and a game room, the hotel is perfect for families and couples. Not only this, Jumeirah Al Qasr offers transcending yoga sessions led by gurus with over 10 years of experience.


Jumeirah Al Qasr

Wifi Available

Address: Jumeirah Beach Road, Madinat Jumeirah Resort
Accommodates: 9

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6. Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai (from USD 490)

Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai showcases its well-deserved five-stars with its world-class facilities, five grand pools, and a wide array of dining options. Rooms at the resort come with free wifi, a minibar, air conditioning, a private balcony, a flat-screen television, and an en-suite bathroom.

You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to restaurants and bars here, with BLVD on One serving delicious global fare and ROAR serving up handcrafted cocktails. The resort also features a private beach, karaoke rooms, and live performances. If you’re looking for some prime relaxation time, you can grab a wellness package at the resort’s spa or go through a gentle flow in the morning at the yoga studio.


Five Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Wifi Available

Address: Palm Jumeirah
Accommodates: 12

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7. Jumeirah Beach Hotel (from USD 449)

With more than 10 restaurants and bars, Jumeirah Beach Hotel is a high-end property, complimented by a private beach, several swimming pools, and a climbing wall. The beach hotel also hosts unparalleled 60-minute yoga sessions, complete with peaceful live music and a view of the Burj Al Arab to gaze at during yoga workout.

Besides that, the hotel provides guests with complimentary, unlimited access to the one and only Wild Wadi Waterpark. After an exciting day out, guests can come back to their rooms fitted with free wifi, interactive high-definition television, and floor-to-ceiling windows.


Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Address: Jumeirah Beach Road
Accommodates: 7

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8. The Oberoi Dubai (from USD 156)

The Oberoi Dubai is an internationally acclaimed hotel that provides accommodation paired with a superior view of Burj Khalifa. While guests can enjoy a relaxing swim at the hotel’s outdoor pool, they’re also welcome to sign up at the concierge for power yoga, dhyana flow yoga, hatha yoga, and pilates. On top of that, guests can satiate their appetite at one of the two on-site restaurants that serve delicious cuisines, ranging from American to Middle Eastern and Asian fare.


Anantara Downtown Dubai

Wifi Available

Address: Downtown Burj Khalifa Street
Accommodates: 10

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9. Shangri-La Dubai (from USD 231)

Just 10-minutes from the iconic Burj Khalifa, Shangri-La Dubai includes free wireless internet access, a fully stocked minibar, and a high-end, en-suite bath with a deep soaking tub and a walk-in shower in all of its rooms. This Asian-themed hotel features Chinese-inspired spa treatments, a classy gym, and three on-site restaurants. The hotel also offers peace of mind with one-hour yoga classes taught by one of the best yoga centers in the city — Lifestyle Yoga.


Shangri-La Dubai

Wifi Available

Address: Sheikh Zayed Road
Accommodates: 3

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10. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah (from USD 1197)

Nestled on its very own island, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah is a luxury hotel that brings in its guests with a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce or a helicopter transfer service. The hotel proudly presents its guests with 10 dining options, an on-site spa retreat, and free unlimited access to Wild Wadi Waterpark, which is only 5 minutes from the hotel on foot.

On top of all of its abundant facilities, the hotel also host yoga sessions manned by Talise Fitness on the 18th floor, offering guests a breathtaking view to go hand in hand with their poses.


Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Wifi Available

Address: Jumeirah Beach Road
Accommodates: 7

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Find your inner peace in the City of Gold

If you’re planning to visit Dubai sometime soon, make sure to make the most of your time. Visit one of the best yoga retreats in Dubai, UAE, and appreciate the effects of some world-class yoga sessions.

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