10 Best Luxury Ayahuasca Retreats (Updated 2021)

May 6, 2021
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You have been researching Google for “intensive ayahuasca healing retreats” for hours. But every place you find seems to be a little too... rustic.

And as you're sifting through all of the ayahuasca retreat reviews you’ve realized that you might not want to spend a week sleeping on a thin mattress, fighting off bugs, with no air conditioning in the middle of the jungle for your journey.

You know that this is going to be an intense experience for you, physically, emotionally, and spiritually, and you want to feel comfortable.

Luckily, there are plenty of options for you to enjoy modern luxuries during your ayahuasca retreat, while still experiencing the traditional integrity of the medicine with experienced healers and shamans in a holistic sanctuary.

Be sure to also check out our Ayahuasca guide for more information HERE, as well as specific information on what to look out for in a retreat center and questions to ask HERE.

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Check out our list of the 10 Best Luxury Ayahuasca Retreats:

1. Behold Retreats Ayahuasca Retreat

Behold Retreats, a wellness company that specialises in the therapeutic use of plant-based medicine to aid in personal and spiritual growth. Plant medicine luxury retreat, ayahuasca, psychedelics, psilocybin, 5-meo DMT.

If you’re looking for ultimate luxury, look no further. Behold Retreats specializes in curating bespoke ayahuasca retreats to suit your wants and needs. For 5-star accommodations, luxury amenities and services, and of course, top-quality practitioners you can rest assured that your dreams will manifest into reality.

Depending on your preferences you can expect to have your ayahuasca experience in a private villa in Tulum for example, in a beautiful retreat center in the amazon rainforest of Costa Rica or in the heart of the Sacred Valley in Peru.

Watch the sunset go down in your infinity pool overlooking the ocean, enjoy a deep tissue massage on the beach, join daily yoga sessions, experience a medicinal flower plant bath in the middle of the rainforest, and really feel taken care of in a holistic wellness retreat.

Behold retreats also offers a 7-week life accelerator, with a deep commitment to your growth during your spiritual healing journey with ayahuasca. They help prepare you for your journey and integrate the experience afterwards with their coaching program, which was created based on the results of over 1500 client journeys.

2. Private Ayahuasca Retreat

Behold Retreats, a wellness company that specialises in the therapeutic use of plant-based medicine to aid in personal and spiritual growth. Plant medicine private luxury retreat, ayahuasca, psychedelics, psilocybin, 5-meo DMT.

The great thing about having a private retreat is that you choose the best venue to suit your needs, from the location and accommodation to the schedule of activities and the facilitators. You are in full control of how luxurious your retreat will be! You can create something resembles a yoga retreat, or a more traditional shamanic retreat.

Putting a retreat together though, is not easy work to say the least. Specifically around sourcing quality practitioners such as a therapist, healer, shaman, coach, etc. With the rise of ayahuasca tourism, the demand for expert guidance far exceeds the supply.

We recommend using a company such as Behold Retreats to do the leg-work for you.

They will provide you with a free consultation to get to know you and tailor a few options to suit your wishes, working only with world-class guidance and advisors to ensure a safe and transformation experience for your spiritual awakening.

3. Soltara Ayahuasca Retreat  

Behold Retreats, a wellness company that specialises in the therapeutic use of plant-based medicine to aid in personal and spiritual growth. Plant medicine luxury retreat, ayahuasca, psychedelics, psilocybin, 5-meo DMT. Soltara Ayahuasca Retreat  

Wake up to stunning views of the Gulf of Nicoya in this ayahuasca center situated on seaside cliffs. Soltara is a reputable, luxurious retreat fully immersed in mother nature offering 5 or 7 night retreats with 3-4 ayahuasca ceremonies.

Accommodation features modern and comfortable private or shared rooms, beautiful amenities including a spa, yoga room, and pool. They offer various integration workshops such as breathwork and art expression.

Soltara also supports their clients healing process by providing education and resources before and after the retreat with access to a community support group. Their team consists of experienced practitioners who are both trained in traditional medicine and Western medicine practices.

The sacred plant medicine ceremonies are led by indigenous Peruvian Shipibo healers, so you don’t necessarily need to fly all the way to Peru for this experience. Additionally, they have medical staff on site and a 24-hour clinic nearby for your safety.

4. Ayahuasca Foundation Ayahuasca Retreat  

Ayahuasca Foundation Ayahuasca Retreat. Behold Retreats, a wellness company that specialises in the therapeutic use of plant-based medicine to aid in personal and spiritual growth. Plant medicine luxury retreat, ayahuasca, psychedelics, psilocybin, 5-meo DMT.

Dive into a super luxurious ayahuasca retreat experience located in the middle of 120,000 acres of beautiful Amazonian Rainforest on a National Reserve. You can’t get closer to mother nature than this! Doubling as an ayahuasca retreat center and research center, you will be able to enjoy modern comforts in the middle of the jungle.

Your private room will be equipped with full electricity and your own bathroom, fan, balcony with a river view, and a hammock deck. On site there is also a massage room, yoga studio, and rooms for workshops.

Your journey will be 8 days, unless you opt for one of their deeper healing programs which last between two and four weeks.

The ayahuasca ceremonies themselves are intimate with a maximum of 12 retreat participants, and are led by an Andean shaman who is also an expert in the master plant diet and ayahuasca vine. The additional facilitators are bi-lingual apprentices who also offer healing modalities such as yoga, meditation, bodywork, breathwork, and coaching.

While you’re there, you can also enjoy healing experiences such as medicinal plant baths, smoke baths, as well as internal/external medicinal plant treatments. If you’re feeling adventurous, you will also be able to enjoy recreational activities such as swimming, fishing, and ethno-botanical hiking.

5. Rythmia Ayahuasca Retreat

Rythmia Ayahuasca Retreat. Behold Retreats, a wellness company that specialises in the therapeutic use of plant-based medicine to aid in personal and spiritual growth. Plant medicine luxury retreat, ayahuasca, psychedelics, psilocybin, 5-meo DMT.

Popular with celebrities, this retreat center ensures maximum luxury on your ayahuasca healing journey. They offer unique additional healing modalities in between your ayahuasca ceremonies that you may have never heard of before. Why not take a class in metaphysics, try a hydrocolonic cleanse, dive into a volcanic mud bath, or enjoy a dead sea cleanse?

Your 7 day spiritual retreat program will include three personalized workshops given by the founders, as well as locally sourced, organic meals, and the option to enjoy excursions such as waterfall hikes, ziplining, golfing, horseback riding, and various water-sport activities.

Their accommodations are spacious and definitely luxurious, situated in a peaceful area for time to reflect in between your ceremonies. You will sleep well with their therapeutic beds and wake up feeling connected with nature.

6. Arkana Spiritual Center Ayahuasca Retreat

Arkana Spiritual Center Ayahuasca Retreat. Behold Retreats, a wellness company that specialises in the therapeutic use of plant-based medicine to aid in personal and spiritual growth. Plant medicine luxury retreat, ayahuasca, psychedelics, psilocybin, 5-meo DMT.

This holistic sanctuary has been rated the Most Popular Ayahuasca Healing Retreat on AyaAdvisors.org for good reasons. They use sacred medicine from various healing traditions in addition to ayahuasca, such as Sapo, San Pedro, Peyote, and more.

With multiple locations, in the Yucatan in Mexico, the Amazon Jungle in Peru, or the Sacred Valley in the Andes Mountains near Iquitos, you will have your choice on the type of atmosphere you want for your healing journey in one of their luxury lodges. If you stay in their Sacred Valley retreat, you will be able to take a day trip to the sacred Machu Picchu. They ensure high quality and well trained shamans and healers to help guide you on your journey.

What is great about this retreat center is that they will customize a retreat for you if you prefer to have something private with a group of your friends or another special group, and you can choose whether you would like an ayahuasca ceremony or something like a san pedro ceremony instead.

7.The Holistic Sanctuary Ayahuasca Retreat  

The Holistic Sanctuary Ayahuasca Retreat.Behold Retreats, a wellness company that specialises in the therapeutic use of plant-based medicine to aid in personal and spiritual growth. Plant medicine luxury retreat, ayahuasca, psychedelics, psilocybin, 5-meo DMT.  

This ayahuasca retreat center is located in Baja California and is definitely the most luxurious on our list.

Every program is completely customized for each individual and lasts from 4-12 weeks. They provide healing for PTSD, depression, addiction and alcoholism, acting as a type of rehab that also utilizes ayahuasca medicine in the process.

Healing treatments can include liver detoxes, oxygen infusions, IV drips, stem cell therapy, and more. Not only that, you will receive over 30 hours of 1-1 time every week to ensure deep healing and a truly transformational experience. Their proprietary method, called the Pouyan Method, combines medicinal plants, complete detoxification, neural healing, and additional healing modalities. Although different from your typical ayahuasca retreat, they promise to create an experience that will lead to your spiritual awakening.

8. The Blue Morpho Ayahuasca Retreat  

The Blue Morpho Ayahuasca Retreat. Behold Retreats, a wellness company that specialises in the therapeutic use of plant-based medicine to aid in personal and spiritual growth. Plant medicine luxury retreat, ayahuasca, psychedelics, psilocybin, 5-meo DMT.

Located in the Peruvian Amazon, immersed in 180 acres of vibrant, rich rainforest on a private reserve, you will find the Blue Morpho Jungle Lodge. You will stay in either a private guest bungalow or villa, and enjoy the beautiful gardens, grand deck and swimming pool, and private lake.  

Hosting private and personalized ayahuasca ceremonies, your experience will be guided by Master ayahuasca shaman Alberto in the Ucayali River region. Alberto has led over 5000 sacred plant ceremonies and their staff has been facilitating Mother Ayahuasca ceremonies for over 45 years. With that much experience, you can be comfortable knowing that the ayahuasca brew will be prepared well, with only the banisteriopsis caapi vine and chacruna leaves.

In your free time, take a nature walk through the massive network of hiking trails on the property, spend some quiet reflection time in one of their isolated meditation bungalows, or devour some books in their library. In the common areas you will find space for group circles, art classes, and space to join a yoga session. Additionally, you will be looked after by specially trained chefs with the ayahuasca diet.

9. Inner Circle Ayahuasca Retreat

Inner Circle Ayahuasca Retreat. Behold Retreats, a wellness company that specialises in the therapeutic use of plant-based medicine to aid in personal and spiritual growth. Plant medicine luxury retreat, ayahuasca, psychedelics, psilocybin, 5-meo DMT.

Modern luxury meets authentic tradition in this ayahuasca retreat center located in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. Enjoy stunning beachfront accommodation and ocean views from your high-end furnished bedroom. With a maximum of six guests, you can join a small international group or bring your own guests for a more intimate experience.

Take a dip in their infinity pool, explore the vibrant, lush natural beauty of the surrounding nature, watch the sunset from the terrace, and go for a bike ride around the town. As a guest you will be stunned by the wildlife, like baby sea turtles making their way to the ocean or humpback whales swimming in the sea.

While you’re enjoying the modern luxury, you will also experience the healing benefits of working with a traditional indigenous shaman who will guide your 6 day ayahuasca retreat.

10. APL Journeys Ayahuasca Retreat

APL Journeys Ayahuasca Retreat. Behold Retreats, a wellness company that specialises in the therapeutic use of plant-based medicine to aid in personal and spiritual growth. Plant medicine luxury retreat, ayahuasca, psychedelics, psilocybin, 5-meo DMT.

In the beautiful Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, you will find one of APL Journey's international retreat centers to host your plant medicine ceremony. You will stay in a gorgeous suite and enjoy an outdoor jungle pool as well as luxurious outdoor showers during your 6 day stay.

In addition to your three plant medicine ceremonies with ayahuasca, you will also be able to enjoy a temazcal herbal sauna, a kambo ceremony, medicinal flower baths, breathwork, yoga classes, and daily shamanic rituals.

The ayahuasca journey will be guided by a shipibo shaman from Peru or Ecuador, with additional facilitators certified by the Red Cross to ensure your safety. You will have the opportunity to attend a seminar on Amazonian Curanderismo and Ayahuasca healing traditions, as well as preparation and integration support. And, 15% of their profits are donated to local communities in Peru, where mama ayahuasca comes from!



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