10 Best Yoga Retreats In Ireland - Updated 2022

yoga retreats in ireland
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Ireland is a green and lovely island, set in the North Atlantic Sea off the coast of Great Britain. Its cities are full of history and culture with a mixture of old tradition and contemporary themes. Visit the capital city of Dublin or head to Galway, for a choice of charming pubs, great restaurants and shops. Walk in the steps of the Vikings in Waterford, a city dating back to medieval times and the Viking Triangle. Explore the Causeway Coastal Route, with beautiful sea views backed by rolling green hills and with quaint villages all along the way. Chill out and relax while staying at some of the best yoga retreats in Ireland. Scroll below to view our top picks.

1. Trident Hotel Kinsale (from USD 181)

The Trident Hotel is beautifully located right on the waterfront in Kinsale, a 30-minute drive from the city of Cork and 20 minutes from Cork Airport. Historic Kinsale is a picturesque town to explore and the hotel is surrounded by several art galleries, shops, restaurants, cafes and pubs. Dine on traditional Irish cuisine in the hotel’s restaurant, while gazing at boats sailing on the water close by. Enjoy various activities in the area, including deep sea fishing, golf, sailing and horse riding, or relax by taking an enjoyable yoga class in the hotel. A swimming pool and kids’ pool are also available on the property, as well as a sauna, hot tub and fitness center. Spacious rooms feature flat-screen TVs and beautiful views. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.


Trident Hotel Kinsale

Wifi Available

Address: World's End
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km)

2. Blackhill Woods (from USD 99)

Blackhill Woods is set in manicured green lawns and surrounded by trees in Abbeyleix in Ireland’s Laois Region. Heritage House is 1.6 km (1 mi) from the country house, while Sensory Gardens Dove House is a 1.9-km (1.2-mi) drive away. The property offers spa and wellness packages and guests can attend yoga classes. A buffet breakfast is served each morning and includes vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Guest rooms are comfortably appointed and offer a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Wi-Fi is available in public areas of the country house. Parking is freely available and the property features an electric vehicle charging station.


Blackhill Woods

Wifi Available

Address: Abbeyleix Blackhill Woods
Accommodates: 2

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

3. Osprey Hotel (from USD 140)

Osprey Hotel is set in Naas, a short drive from the Naas Racecourse and a 35-minute drive from Dublin. The hotel can be conveniently reached from junction 10 on the M7 motorway, which is 3.2 km (2 mi) from the hotel. Osprey Hotel features a 20 m (65 ft) swimming pool and a spa offering massages and beauty treatments. The hotel’s fitness center offers personal trainers, while yoga classes are also available on-site. Guests can enjoy a relaxing drink at the Waldorf Lounge or in the heated outdoor courtyard of the Osprey Bar. Meals are served at the Herald & Devoy restaurant. Comfortable guest rooms have flat-screen interactive TVs with a selection of movies and music tracks as well as a minibar. Bathrooms offer large soaking bathtubs or showers. Free Wi-Fi is on offer throughout.


Osprey Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Devoy Quarter
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

4. Sheraton Athlone Hotel (from USD 90)

Sheraton Athlone Hotel is set in the center of Athlone, with shopping, riverside dining and bars a five-minute walk away. Public transport options and Athlone Castle are also a short walk from the hotel. There is an on-site luxurious spa, wellness and fitness center, where a variety of massages, treatments and services are available, including a personal trainer and yoga classes. The spa offers three swimming pools and a relaxation suite. Formal dining is available at La Provence Restaurant in the form of international and traditional Irish cuisine. A more casual option is the Harvest Cafe, where snacks can be enjoyed and the Sheraton Bar, which features cocktails and typical bar food. Rooms are elegant and offer Sheraton Sleep Experience beds, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, free Wi-Fi and an en-suite bathroom. Certain rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows providing beautiful views over the River Shannon and Athlone.


Sheraton Athlone Hotel

Address: Gleeson Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

5. Hodson Bay Hotel (from USD 96)

Nestling on the shores of Lough Ree in the Lakelands, and adjacent to the Athlone Golf Course, Hodson Bay Hotel is a perfect haven for relaxation and peace. The property is a five-minute drive from the town center. Galway and Dublin are both around a one-hour drive away. Adults can enjoy the use of an indoor pool with hydrotherapy, while children have their own pool. The property has a spa featuring massages, a sauna and steam room and there is a modern fitness center where guests can enjoy yoga classes. Dining is available at the Waterfront Bar and Carvery, as well as the award-winning L’Escale Restaurant. Most rooms offer beautiful views across the golf course and lake.


Hodson Bay Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Roscommon Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

6. Maryborough Hotel & Spa (from USD 231)

Maryborough Hotel & Spa nestles in beautiful, manicured 300-year-old listed gardens in Douglas, a 10-minute drive from the city of Cork. Guests can enjoy the services of the Thermal Suite, with hot and cold treatments, a vitality pool, sauna and hot tub. The property also features a gym offering fitness and yoga classes. Gourmet meals are served at the hotel’s restaurant, Bellini’s, while afternoon teas and lunches can be enjoyed in the Garden Room. All rooms have a 42” LED TV, while some offer beautiful scenic views over the garden. Free Wi-Fi and parking are available.


Maryborough Hotel & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Maryborough Hill, Douglas
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

7. Clybaun Hotel (from USD 107)

Clybaun Hotel is perfectly placed between the seaside resort of Salthill and the excitement of the center of Galway and gives convenient access to the Aran Islands and Connemara. Guests have access to a heated swimming pool, a modern fitness center, whirlpool, sauna, steam room and hot tub. Fitness and yoga classes are available on-site. All-day dining is offered by O’Gorman’s Bar & Bistro and a terrace in the garden is perfect for fresh-air relaxation. Breakfast and dinner are served at the a la carte Maritime Restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas of the hotel.


Clybaun Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Clybaun Road, Knocknacarra
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

8. The Ardilaun Hotel (from USD 89)

The luxurious Ardilaun Hotel nestles in spacious grounds in the Galway suburb of Taylors Hill, a 1-km (0.6-mi) drive or leisurely stroll from the city center. Free parking is available on the property. Guests can relax and chill out in the hotel’s leisure club, which features an indoor pool, spa bath, sauna, free fitness center and steam room. Fitness and yoga classes are available. Beauty treatments are offered at the Avalon Health and Beauty Salon on-site. Attractively furnished guest rooms have a TV and en-suite bathroom.


The Ardilaun Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Taylors Hill
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

9. The Ballyliffin Lodge and Spa (from USD 113)

The Ballyliffin Lodge and Spa is a luxurious hotel, located in the town of the same name and overlooking Malin Head on the coast. The Ballyliffin Golf Club is a two-minute drive from the hotel. The luxury hotel features a leisure complex with a swimming pool, fitness center, hot tub and rock crystal spa, where guests can enjoy a variety of massages and treatments. Yoga, step and aqua aerobics classes are also offered. Parents get a break here, as there is an indoor children’s play area, as well as a playground at the beach close by. Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be enjoyed at Jacks Bar and Restaurant, offering views over the Donegal Inishowen coast. Each cozy and elegant guest room offers a TV, telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and a private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.


The Ballyliffin Lodge and Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Shore Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

10. Creacon Wellness Retreat (from USD 147)

Creacon Wellness Retreat is located in Lower Creacon, New Ross, a 37-km (23-mi) drive from Waterford Airport and a 4-km (1.8-mi) drive from the Dunbrody Famine Ship, a reproduction of the 1840s emigrant vessels that traveled to the USA. The property is surrounded by a pretty garden. Guests can enjoy a variety of spa and wellness options, including yoga classes, massages and beauty treatments and the use of a sauna and fitness center. Guests can enjoy a continental or vegetarian breakfast each morning. Guest rooms and family rooms offer flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms with a shower and complimentary toiletries. Free Wi-Fi is available to guests.


Creacon Wellness Retreat

Wifi Available

Address: Lower Creacon
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Fishing

Tranquility and relaxation in Ireland

Whether you are visiting the big cities, staying in the suburbs, or enjoying a vacation at the coast, there are plenty of opportunities to chill out and relieve the stress of daily living by staying in comfort and tranquility at one of the best hotels with yoga classes or yoga retreats in Ireland.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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