How can we improve our website?

Answer a few quick questions

You have successfully signed up for our newsletter!

Sorry, we have no availability on our site for this listing in the coming period.

Don't miss our special promotions, exclusive offers, new destinations and inspirational stories!

8 Days Iyengar Yoga Holiday in Maldives

Maldives Yoga Retreat

A yoga holiday is a fantastic way to deepen and progress your yoga practice.This year Yoga-Glos has selected a very special venue indeed for your yoga retreat. The Barefoot Eco Resort is located within an almost untouched forest on the island of Hanimaadhoo in the Maldives. Here, the combination of yoga, sunshine, swimming, and good food is magical.

Retreat highlights

  • Two daily yoga classes
  • Sun beds, shade umbrellas, and beach towels for all guest rooms
  • Free daily activities - volleyball, snorkelling, bikes, gym, canoes, library, board games
  • Domestic transfer from the capital Male and local taxes included
  • Half board meals - breakfast and your choice of lunch or dinner
  • 7 nights accommodation in seaside rooms
  • Complimentary welcome drink

Skill level

  • Beginner

Yoga styles

6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
Hide all


You will be accommodated in private, double or shared triple seaside rooms at the Barefoot Eco Hotel.The Seaside Rooms are affordable and comfortable accommodations, nicely furnished, with a modern and elegant double sink bathroom.

The rooms (44 square meters) have a wide patio door looking onto a cosy wooden veranda just beside the endless white beach. They are part of the same complex with a sandy inner courtyard. The rooms are ideal for groups and families wishing to share a unique experience or for team building vacations.

The resort organizes a daily complimentary snorkeling tour which is guided by the resident marine biologist. Bicycle hire is also complimentary, and bicycles are available for guest use from 09:00 to 19:00 daily.

Yoga-Glos Yoga Retreats Maldives Program

There will be two yoga classes per day – a more active class in the morning and a restorative class in the evening which will be a mix of restful asanas and pranayama (deeply relaxing and rejuvenating breath work). Arrivals will be on the Saturday, November 26, 2016, and classes will commence with a restorative session on the Sunday, November 27, 2016 in the evening, to allow everyone to recover from their travels.

The last class will be on Friday, December 2, 2016,in the evening before departures the following day.

Retreat location

This retreat will take place in Hanimadhoo, the Republic of Maldives. The Barefoot Eco Hotel is located within an almost untouched forest on Hanimadhoo island in the preserved deep north of Maldives. This four star Eco Hotel is well connected to Male international airport by numerous daily 45 minutes flights.

Due to its luxuriant vegetation and privacy, everybody can fall in an untouched nature, living the genuine and natural Maldives with all modern accommodation facilities. A half mile private sandy beach and a turquoise lagoon frame the hotel.

Nearby places

  • Male - 45 minutes by plane



  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool


  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • In-room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga studio


  • Free bicycle
  • Free bottled water
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair dryer
  • Library
  • Room cleaning
  • Toiletries


Breakfast and your choice of lunch or dinner are included in the cost of your holiday (option to upgrade to full board available). Buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served in the main sea view restaurant. Guests can enjoy typical dishes of the Mediterranean cuisine as well as international and oriental dishes. A vegetarian corner is also available. The panoramic bar next to the main restaurant and the ice cream parlour looking directly out over the sea are ideal gathering places to sip soft drinks, fresh juices and healthy cocktails.

Things to do (optional)

  • Book spa treatments
  • Desert island trip
  • Do canoeing
  • Dolphin monitoring trip by boat
  • Environmental and cultural bicycle tour
  • Go to the gym
  • Manta monitoring trip by boat
  • Night fluoro-snorkeling trips by boat
  • Play board games
  • Play volleyball
  • Snorkeling trips by boat
  • Star watching
  • Sunset romantic cruise
  • Utheem sultan palace guided visit
  • Visit the library

Spa treatments

Pamper yourself at the spa where treatments are combined with a spiritual and meditative experience to achieve total well-being of body and mind. Antique furniture and décor, candle light, oriental music, and mysterious aromas are part of the unique experience. The massages (ayurvedic and classic) range from ease to tension and relaxation to energizing treatments or original Ayurvedic experiences. Beauty treatments will be tailored to your skin type. Treatment packages and couple massages spread over the duration of your stay can also be arranged.

What's included

  • 7 nights accommodation in seaside rooms
  • Complimentary welcome drink
  • Domestic transfer from the capital Male and local taxes included
  • Free daily activities such as volleyball, snorkeling, bikes, gym, canoes, library, board games, etc.
  • Half board meals - breakfast and your choice of lunch or dinner
  • Sun beds, shade umbrellas, and beach towels for all guest rooms and each night a small bottle mineral water
  • Two daily yoga classes

What's not included

  • Insurance
  • International flights
  • Visas

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

You should book an international flight to Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (MLE) in Male.

The hotel will then arrange the local 45 minute transfer to the island of Hanimaadhoo and car pick up from the airport to the hotel. This local transfer is included in the cost of your holiday.

If you do not wish to spend a night in Male you should opt for a flight which arrives between 06:00 and 22:00, otherwise transfer will be the following day. (We can help with an overnight stay in Male if you need advice).

Don't miss out, join our mailing list and get updates & special offers!