Bali Retreats for Singles: 9 Incredible Experiences for Wellness

Can you think of a more peaceful place to go on a singles retreat than in Bali, Indonesia? With endless stretches of sandy beaches, lush tropical forests, and calming jungle sounds, this island is the ideal place for a wellness vacation. Enjoy days filled with bliss and beauty.

If you’re taking a singles holiday to Bali, you’re in luck. This southeast Asian island caters perfectly to solo travellers. Bali retreats for singles offer a long list of activities that centre around “me-time” and there are also some great Bali boutique hotels.

Fill your day with classes of your choosing, like yoga, meditation, nature hikes, and more.

No matter your price range, from luxury to budget, you’ll be able to find the option that suits you best. Add a peaceful retreat into your Bali travel itinerary.

Bali Retreats for Singles – the Perfect Solo Vacation

Bali retreats craft every little detail to be in harmony with the surroundings. It’s the ideal environment to reconnect with your true self and focus on personal wellbeing. Each property is in a tranquil setting, far removed from the distractions of the tourist areas.

person sitting at table looking at forest in bali

Top class Balinese hospitality is a key feature of all of the retreats. The friendly staff is eager to assist you and ensure that your experience goes exactly how you want it to.

There are lots of great places to stay in Bali, with retreats hosted all over the island. Whether you want to be deep in the remote jungle, or close to one of the larger cities, you’ll have a good range of options.

Although each property will be slightly different, they have the same theme of self-care. They offer classes and activities that allow you to focus on yourself. Spa treatments are also available and allow for a deeper sense of body awareness.

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If all of this sounds like something you’re interested in, here are the best Bali retreats for singles.

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Fivelements Retreat Bali

Fivelements Retreat Bali is a luxury eco-haven in the Ubud region of Bali. Set along the Ayung River and surrounded by tropical greenery, you’ll feel as if you’re in another world.

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Each villa either faces the flowing river or the tropical forest. You’ll also have your own private balcony, where you can relax and soak in the sights and sounds of paradise.

The Fivelements Retreat Bali restaurant offers a fabulous plant-based menu, which you can enjoy in an open-air setting, or in your room.

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Three private wellness retreats take place year-round. The holistic detox retreat takes you on a healing journey for optimal wellness.

The signature culinary retreat centres around plant-based food and promotes health and longevity. The signature Fivelements retreat focuses on regeneration and spiritual alignment.

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Soulshine Bali

Soulshine Bali is a yoga retreat in the lush jungle and rice fields of Ubud, just 3 kilometres from Ubud Monkey Forest. The location allows for the best of both worlds. You’ll feel at peace inside the property, but should you choose to leave you’ll easily be able to explore the best of Ubud.

room at soulshine bali retreat

International teachers host the retreats. Enjoy an experience full of yoga, fun activities, healthy food, cultural excursions, and healing treatments.

The rooms at Soulshine Bali are spacious and full of luxury, with a modern tropical design. The Soulshine restaurant provides nourishing meals that promote wellbeing.

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Soulshine Bali outside area at night

The mostly vegan menu at this Bali retreat uses organic ingredients and produce from the property’s garden.

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REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort

REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort is a luxury wellness retreat on Bali’s southern tip. Stay in the island’s upscale district of Nusa Dua, an area characterized by dense tropical rainforest and pristine white-sand beaches.

pool and loungers at revivo bali

Choose from a long list of retreats, like vegan yoga, detox and organic weight loss, and emotional balance and mind training. Their programs are results-driven.

Revivo Wellness Resort in Bali provides you with a path to self-betterment and healing by pampering yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally.

yoga instructor and client revivo retreat bali indonesia

Expect days full of yoga, fitness classes, spa treatments, and healing workshops. When you check-in, you’ll have the option to take a DNA test so the staff can analyze your genetics and understand more about your unique makeup.

 If you’re looking for luxury resorts on Bali’s south side, REVĪVŌ is top class.

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COMO Shambhala Estate

Como Shambhala Estate is in Begawan Village, a 15-minute drive from Ubud city centre. Surrounded by scenic rice terraces and lush green fields, it’s perfect for a relaxing and detoxing solo experience.

COMO Shambhala Estate bali - woman in yoga post with support

The retreats and workshops at Como Shambhala Bali centre around yoga and pilates. There is also a daily list of activities for guests to enjoy, with ranges of classes perfect for everyone.

There are gentle activities like yoga flow, sacred spring walks, and meditation. Or, if you feel like something more high-intensity, you can take an indoor gym circuit or core strengthener class.

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You’ll also have access to a gym, sauna, steam and lap pool, and fresh tropical fruit at this retreat in Bali. This is a dream estate for relaxation. Every little detail adds up to provide the ultimate Bali escape.

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Adiwana Svarga Loka

Nestled on the banks of Campuhan River in Ubud, lies Adiwana Svarga Loka. Tucked into the lush Balinese landscape, you’ll be able to connect with nature while enjoying comfort and luxury.

pool at adiwana retreat bali indonesia

Ayusha retreat packages utilize traditional Balinese healing practices. There are four options offered at Adiwana Svarga Loka Bali: yoga and mindfulness retreat, detox and purify retreat, Svarga Balinese healing, and a slimming retreat that focuses on healthy weight loss.

Book one of their free daily activities, like yoga, morning nature walks, and Indonesian martial arts lessons. At the relaxation pool, you can chill out under the warm island sun.

Room at Adiwana Bali Retreat for singles

For dining, Sanjiwani Restaurant serves nutritious vegetarian dishes.

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Bagus Jati Health & Wellness Retreat

Bagus Jati Health & Wellness Retreat is in the jungle just outside Ubud. Sitting 750 meters above sea level, you can enjoy the island’s fresh mountain air and cooler climate.

Bagus Jati Bali swimming pool area

There are five health and wellness retreat packages that are perfect for solo travellers. Choose from yoga and Ayurveda, rejuvenation spa, spiritual healing, new start, or detox retreat. Each has its own carefully crafted schedule that adds a nice personal touch to your experience.

There is a great list of free daily cultural experiences at Bagus Jati Retreat Bali to enjoy. Choose from fun activities like aqua aerobics, meditation, yoga, Balinese dance lessons, nature walks, and a Balinese sweet making class.

For spectacular views and authentic Balinese food, the property’s Surya Restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience. At the Ishwari Poolside Cafe, you can sip on fresh juices and cocktails while sunbathing.

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Bali Mountain Retreat

Bali Mountain Retreat is perfect for single travellers looking for an affordable vacation. It’s located in Selemadeg, 45 kilometres from the capital of Denpasar. Perched high on a mountain, the property is very remote and provides fantastic views over the jungle.

bali mountain retreat group session

Retreats take place year-round, from meditation and yoga to Bali sacred dance. They include daily workshops and classes, ceremonies, and vegan/vegetarian meals. During your downtime, relax in the scenic garden, outdoor terrace, or shared lounge area at the Bali Mountain Retreat.

Bali mountain retreat bedroom

Take time to focus on yourself in the peaceful mountain surrounding – far removed from the distractions of daily life.

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Sanak Retreat Bali

Set amidst the tropical mountain landscape, Sanak Retreat Bali offers simple living that showcases the old Indonesian culture. There are 11 beautiful wooden bungalows, each with a private terrace or balcony overlooking the rural countryside.

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Experience the real Bali through Sanak Retreat Bali’s healing and wellness programs. Take an authentic Balinese cooking class, go on a jungle horseback ride, and experience a spiritual water blessing.

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Around the property, there is a swimming pool, sun lounge, communal fire pit, and other facilities for guests to use at their leisure.

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COMO Uma Canggu

Como Uma Canggu is a beautiful beachfront property on Bali’s south coast. Nurture your wellbeing with their holistic retreat. You’ll be able to select from daily classes, like sunset meditation, yoga for surfers, and core training.

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This Bali spa retreat also has a range of Asian-inspired body treatments that rejuvenate and restore the mind, body, and spirit. Relax with dead sea mud therapy, an Indonesian massage, or detoxifying skin treatment. 

room with deck and pool at como canggu bali

End your day at the COMO Beach Club Bali, where you can enjoy a global menu alongside live acoustic music and captivating sunsets.

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How to Get to Bali

Denpasar is the main airport for Bali. A range of international carriers, most with an Asian base, fly into Denpasar including Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines.

Flights to Denpasar

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Getting Around Bali

There isn’t much reliable public transport on the island, so most travellers and locals can be seen zipping around on scooters. There are other options for those who aren’t comfortable on two wheels, though.

Here are your best bets for getting around when visiting Bali.

Water Palace of Tirta Gangga in East Bali
Water Palace of Tirta Gangga in East Bali

Buses

This is the cheapest option, but not always the most reliable one. Buses in Bali run inside the major cities but can take quite a long time to reach your destination and don’t allow much freedom.

Private Taxis

There are two taxi apps that you can use in Bali. These are Grab and Gojek, and they work similarly to Uber. These can get pricey to use, especially if you’re travelling longer distances.

Note: In some areas, these taxis may not be allowed to pick up passengers, so some research will be required depending on where you are.

Ulu Watu Temple
Ulu Watu Temple

Motorcycles or Scooters

Scooters are great (if you can ride them) and they’re quicker and nimbler than cars. There are many places that rent out scooters around Bali, so make sure you pick a reputable one based on reviews.

Rent a Car (and Perhaps a Driver)

If you’d like more freedom to do things on your own time, but you’re not comfortable riding a motorcycle, you can rent a car instead.

Bali’s traffic can be intense for foreigners, however, so you may also want to hire a driver to drive you to your desired spots.

Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue bali indonesia
Garuda Wisnu Kencana Statue

When is the best time to visit Bali?

The temperature in Bali is quite steady across the year. The warmest times to visit tend to be November, December and April. July to September tend to be the dry season and are considered by most to be the best time of year to visit Bali.

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The Bali Swing

Do you need a Visa for Bali?

Residents of most countries, including the USA, UK and Australia, will have to get a visa for Bali. However, you can obtain the Visa once you land at Denpasar airport – it isn’t necessary to get it ahead of time.

At the time of writing this post, the cost of the Indonesian visa was US$25 and it was required to be paid in cash.

Coral reef on the island of Menjangan
Coral reef on the island of Menjangan

Final Thoughts on Bali Retreats for Singles

Bali retreats are perfect for single travellers. They specialise in self-care and use a holistic approach to wellness. They allow you to craft a vacation that’s perfect for you.

Whether you feel like yoga, meditating and massages, or something a little more high-energy, there are so many fun retreats in Bali to choose from.

Beautiful Sanur beach on Bali
Beautiful Sanur beach

You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to connect with other like-minded people during your trip. With all of the classes you’ll be taking and the shared facilities on the property, meeting other guests won’t be hard.

These Bali retreats for singles will set you on a path to self-love, personal fulfilment, and higher self-awareness.

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NB Where possible I have sourced the photos of these Bali retreats from the actual retreat’s websites and tripadvisor.

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