Cambodia boasts awe-inspiring temples and a cultural heritage that has not been eroded for decades. Moreover, this magnificent Asian country is also filled with many meditations and wellness retreats. Cambodia, in recent years has emerged as a renowned wellness destination for tourists across the globe.
Amidst today’s busy world, Cambodia’s positive healing and wellness retreats provide a tranquil environment to people who look forward to unplugging from their daily hassles, detoxing, relaxing, and rejuvenating their minds and body.
Below we explore the various health and wellness retreats in the Kingdom of Cambodia that provide unforgettable experiences.
1. Hariharalaya Yoga and Meditation Retreat Centre
Constructed in a typical traditional Cambodian village style, Hariharalaya Yoga and Meditation Retreat Centre is located in the ancient capital of the Khmer empire, Siem Reap. It spans over 2 acres of jungle gardens filled with treehouses, a lounge pool, an arts and music room, a rock climbing gym, a games room, and a healing center.
The center’s main aim is to assist its guests to develop the skills to live a balanced and fulfilled life by incorporating yoga, breathing, and meditation practices into their daily life routine.
The Hariharalaya Retreat Centre provides guests with a six-day retreat program that comprises of yoga, meditation, dharma talks, communication, and community classes. Furthermore, the center prohibits the use of mobile phones on its premises which ensures guests enjoy uninterrupted silent mornings and a stunning digital detox experience.
2. Navutu Dreams Resort & Wellness Retreat
Just minutes away from the temples of Angkor Wat lies an eco-wellness retreat resort that is covered with palm trees, bougainvillea, and frangipani flowers. Navutu Dreams Resort offers 4, 5, and 7-day luxurious yoga & wellness programs that are tailored to help guests achieve the perfect balance in mind, body, and soul.
Guests experience various activities within their programs, such as daily yoga practices, meditations, spa therapies, and Chinese holistic treatments such as Reiki, Pranayama, and acupuncture.
3. The Vine Retreat
This rustic resort is located in the serene coastal town of Kep in Southern Cambodia. The vine retreat, which constitutes a farmhouse accommodation, a saltwater swimming pool, massage services, and a well-equipped yoga and meditation center, is located on 35-acre farmland.
The ambiance provided by the tropical gardens, organic pepper, fruit, and vegetable plantations creates an amazing setting for rejuvenation and relaxation. The Vine Retreat offers guests full access to the gardens and plantations where guests learn how the world-famous Kampot pepper is grown, among other healthy dietary options.
4. Vagabond Temple Yoga & Meditation Retreat
This unique wellness retreat center offers tailored programs that suit individual needs. These programs are short-term or long-term, running from 5 days to 2 months. Vagabond Retreat Center is located in rural Krong Kep. It boasts of qualified wellness teachers who provide and guide guests in programs such as yoga, meditation, reiki healing, and detox cleanse programs such as Ayurveda.
The picturesque surrounding mountains, ocean, and jungle enhance the unforgettable healing retreat experience and ensure guests regain their balance and inner harmony.
5. Hanchey Bamboo Resort
The resort founded by the Buddhism for Social Development Action (BSDA) is located beside the Mekong River, 20 kilometers from the city of Kampong Cham, Cambodia. The wellness retreat center strives to improve its guests’ mental health and self-awareness through its internationally trained yoga instructors and Buddhist meditation techniques.
Hanchey Bamboo Resort, unlike other wellness centers, offers daily yoga classes for all in-house guests in addition to the yoga and meditation retreat packages.
The Kingdom of Cambodia has much to offer besides the picturesque sacred temples and beaches. From the UNESCO world heritage site of Angkor Wat to the quiet coastal areas of Cambodia, wellness and healing centers are a great choice to be incorporated into your travel itinerary.
Relax, and replenish your soul, mind, and body as you find your zen in the tranquil health and wellness retreats of Cambodia.