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Ayahuasca is a sacred plant that has been used for thousands of years by ancient Amazonian tribes to aid spiritual healing during an ayahuasca ceremony. The plant medicine is carefully prepared into a brew by a shaman who leads ayahuasca ceremonies during ayahuasca retreats. It’s under their expert guidance and watch that people can safely take and experience mother ayahuasca.
What was once a religious and spiritual practice has recently attracted interest from people around the world looking to heal their traumas with an ayahuasca retreat. While the benefits of an ayahuasca ceremony can be healing and life-altering, it is illegal to use in the United States. Reason being is that DMT, the psychoactive ingredient found in ayahuasca, is considered a Schedule 1 controlled drug in the United States. Luckily, the healing plant is legal to use in Latin America during an ayahuasca ceremony. Below are some of our recommendations for the best ayahuasca retreats around the world.
If you’re looking for a luxury all-inclusive ayahuasca retreat, then look no further than Behold Retreats in Portugal! All participants of their ayahuasca retreats have been thoroughly vetted, ensuring you will have a safe environment to embark upon your healing journey. You can also opt to have your own private ayahuasca retreat by bringing your own group of 4 people!
Located in southern Portugal, this one-of-a-kind retreat center is the perfect place to experience the master plant in complete comfort. You’ll receive excellent physical, mental and spiritual guidance from experienced facilitators during and after your ayahuasca ceremony. Take mindful walks in the breathtaking surroundings or trips to natural pools. Engage in a host of workshops, including daily yoga, breathwork, as well as one-on-one consultations to support your healing journey with the plant master.
If you’re new to ayahuasca, then APL Journeys in Mexico is the perfect retreat center for you. You’ll have the support of Amazonian healers at your fingertips, guiding you through the ceremony during your ayahuasca retreat. There will also be skilled therapists and coaches on hand to help you integrate.
Their 6-day ayahuasca retreats consist of 3 ayahuasca ceremonies, a kambo session, Temazcal herbal sauna, flower baths and breathwork classes. You can even have individual consultations with the shaman. Safety is of the utmost importance to APL Journeys during their ayahuasca retreats. There are up to 4 facilitators and one shaman present in each ayahuasca ceremony, ensuring your safe journey with the plant medicine. This retreat center offers high-end accommodation and the space to read, write, rest and even swim!
Get in touch with your inner truth with the life-changing ayahuasca retreats that Arkana Spiritual Center offers! The retreat center has two stunning locations in Peru. One resides in the heart of the Amazon, while the other is situated in the Sacred Valley. Next to mother ayahuasca, the shamans at Arkana also work san pedro, nunu and kambo to aid your healing journey.
The shamans are authentic healers that have been specially selected to guide you safely during the ayahuasca retreat. They work from their heart to aid your healing and to start living a more meaningful life.
Having caught the attention of many celebrities, Rythmia is perhaps one of the most well-known ayahuasca retreats. The Rythmia Way program offers a 7-night ayahuasca retreat in an all-inclusive resort in Costa Rica. Located in a secluded tropical location and surrounded by stunning beaches, Rythmia is the place to experience mother ayahuasca and have a vacation vibe.
During your time at Rythmia you will experience 4 ayahuasca ceremonies led by respected shamans and healers. You can also attend dance workshops, yoga and breathwork classes and attend motivational talks and seminars. The ceremonies at Rythmia are far from intimate, but they are tailored to your needs and they have licensed medical doctors and nurses on location.
Just outside of Barcelona is Avalon Retreat, a stunning ayahuasca retreat center surrounded by breathtaking gardens and natural lakes and rivers. Avalon has a team of shamans and healers ready to hold space for your personal growth.
During their 5-night retreat, you will have 4 ayahuasca ceremonies and integrative workshops. Their holistic program is complete with yoga, meditation, access bars therapy and silent ecstatic dance. You’ll also find time to enjoy their outdoors while lounging in a hammock. Avalon’s mission is to ensure your safe journey with the plant medicine during their ayahuasca retreats. Aiding your transformation are 2 post retreat online sharing circles to fully complete your healing journey.
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