About us

Welcome

Neal's Yard Holidays is the original specialist for yoga retreats and wellbeing holidays, established in 1991.
We are celebrating our 26th anniversary in 2017.

'Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.' - Mark Twain

Press  News:

We are featured in The Travel & Spa magazine of Country & Town House in March 2017.

We are featured in The Week - Portfolio online in February 2017.

The Sunday Mirror newspaper in January 2017

Spirit & Destiny magazine in January 2017

The London Metro newspaper in December 2016

Healthy magazine, August 2016. Sainsbury’s magazine, May 2016. Coast magazine, January 2016.

Read about a guest's experience of Platinum Detox Retreats in Healthy magazine in August 2015. 

Following our blog on mindfulness Sainsbury magazine picked up on the topic and featured us with wellbeing and mindfulness holidays in their May 2015 issue.

Following our blog on digital detox retreats Grazia magazine picked up on the topic, and promtly interviewed us on silent retreats and the need to switch off from technological gadgets. The article was published on 8th September 2014.

We managed to get Adventure Yogi’s retreats in Somerset featured in Sainsbury’s magazine's October issue, page 159. 

The Guardian featured our sailing holidays in 10 holidays to lift your spirits, 25 January 2014.

We managed to get Platinum Healing Retreats featured in The Telegraph amongst 'four of the best detox retreats'.

We took part in The Independent Traveller's Travel Challenge for a British Spa Break - featured in print on page 1, on 28th December 2014 - For more spa break ideas click here.

We were featured in the Telegraph magazine, January 2013, and Psychologies Magazine, March 2013.

We were interviewed for the National Geographic Traveller magazine, published in print December 2012.

Previously we've also been featured in further national and international press, too many to list them all here, coverage includling travel magazines like Conde Nast Traveller, and glossy women's magazine's like the Cosmopolitan.

Our Services

Free E-newsletter

We publish a regular newsletter with information on the best and new wellness holidays and yoga retreats in the UK and abroad. Be among the first to receive our latest offers and discounts, get your free copy.

If you are a holiday provider contact us or register your interest here.

Holiday Bookings & Information

Neal's Yard Holidays takes bookings for selected holiday centres in the UK, the Mediterranean, India and Sri Lanka, and provides information on many other holidays and retreats.

We are happy to advise over the phone or by email, and we'll try to best match your needs with the options available. You can expect to get more independent advice on the relevant choices through us than through a holiday centre. If you book through us you pay the same prices and get the same discounts as the resorts offer directly. By booking through us you are also helping us to continue providing our unique service.

If there is a particular holiday that you think should be listed here or if you would like to give us feedback about a holiday please let us know.

Holiday Promotion

If you offer holidays yourself and would like to come on board please contact us or use the entry form and we will get back to you.

We are in constant contact with the press, and regularly have articles published in national newspapers and magazines. We and our clients have recently been featured in Conde Nast Traveller, InStyle and Eve magazines, The Guardian, The Observer, The Telegraph, The Independent, and The Times, as well as in glossy magazines in France, Germany and Italy. See also press quotes below.

Venues

If you would like to offer your venue for hire, for retreats or workshops, then it could be featured in our newsletter to holiday providers, yoga teachers and facilitators. Please contact us or use the entry form and we will get back to you.

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What others say about us

The Press:

"Neal's Yard Holidays, the healthy holiday specialist" The Observer

"Activity holidays attract a high proportion of single travellers. Particularly popular are holistic holidays – Neal's Yard Holidays offers a broad selection..." Mail on Sunday

"For a holistic break, try the Neal's Yard Holidays." Eve magazine

"Neal's Yard Holidays are the original specialists in holistic holidays, retreats and career breaks, from renowned Ayurveda Resorts in Sri Lanka to Yoga in Turkey or exclusive Tipi Holidays." Wave magazine

"Popular specialists in yoga and well-being holidays, Neal's Yard Holidays offers a range of breaks with some of the world's top yoga teachers." Wave magazine

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Guests:

"Good selection of activities, treatments and locations. Neal's Yard Holidays, the dependable alternative!"  Elsa O.

"The reputation of Neal's Yard for integrity, purity, and quality inspires confidence in everything which carries its name or recommendation. They never disappoint." Christine M.

"Many thanks for facilitating such a wonderful holiday. The resort was stunning, the treatments first class and the food heavenly. Thank you." Chris P, tour leader

"I had a lot of questions and they were all answered by someone who knew a lot about the resort. Your service was very good, very prompt, very friendly, very thorough." TS, project manager 

"Thank you so much for all your help and the excellent quality and speed of the information at all times. Many thanks again." Margaret

"Thanks to Neal's Yard Holidays – they definitely helped me make the right decision and have a wonderful trip I'll always remember." Gillian Hyland

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Holiday Providers:

“The retreat was sold out and we were delighted with the number of enquiries we received via Neal’s Yard Holidays, thank you.” Patricia Cronin, The Yogaroot

"In our SEO report, Neal’s Yard Holidays comes up near the top, the 5th highest, ahead of trip advisor! Thank you for your valuable backlink and service." Anna Tolson, Vital Detox Retreats

“Great to speak and thank you very much for all your very helpful and informative advice, much appreciated. Thank you for the benefit of your wisdom and experience.” Katherine Armitage, Cranleigh House

"Many thanks indeed for your continued support and business that you pass our way. We really do appreciate it." Kate Tyler, Platinum Healing Retreats

"We have been using Neals Yard Holidays for several years. The service is fantastic. PR is invaluable. We would not be without them and the success of our retreat business Platinum Healing Limited is partly due to their service. Thank you! We look forward to another great year!" Kate Tyler, Platinum Healing Retreats

"Your suggestions were very valuable and they will allow us to improve both our product and our approach to the market. We are even more sure of working with Neal's Yard Holidays, due to your approach to the customer which I find very professional but at the same time friendly and personalised." Elisabetta Gasperini, Yoga Lifestyle Retreats

"Following our feature ‘Best 4 Detox Retreats’ in the Telegraph, thanks to Neal’s Yard Holidays, we have already fully booked our retreats for the next eight weeks". Platinum Healing Retreats

"I have looked up holidays here and found d some lovely places over the years and have indeed featured my own Pilates and massage holiday in Majorca and Lake District retreat in the past. Thank you Neal's Yard." - Sarah Huberman, Pilates

"I am getting some good traffic from you, thank you." Sardinia Yoga

"I really appreciate you getting the advert up so quickly and since I have used you to advertise my weekend retreats they are now a constant sell out!" Sally Parkes, Sally Parkes Yoga

"Once again I am impressed with your swift and fair work." Natalie at Chillout Retreats

"The quality of anyone responding is high. They are the type of people who are already committed to this lifestyle and so are more likely to book – so this advertising is well targeted." Nigel Walker, Vegiventures

"I am very happy with the advertising with Neal's Yard Holidays. It's been the best response ever and my only regret is that I didn't discover them earlier. It would have saved me a lot of money!" Lillian, Sri Lankan Holidays

"The first year we advertised with Neal's Yard Holidays the usage [of our self-catering guest flats] increased by 100% and each year the bookings continue to increase." The Seeker's Trust

"I get a far better response from Neal's Yard Holidays ads than from Kindred Spirit magazine or the Guardian." Alive Holidays, France

"We've had very good responses from adverts placed in your publication. Thank you for a Guide that gets results!" The Findhorn Foundation, Marketing Dept

"I'm delighted with the response from Neal's Yard Holidays. The £180 I invested have resulted in £3000 worth of bookings." Centre for Holistic Education & Training

"Neal's Yard Holidays is right on top with enquiry and booking responses, even better than The Guardian." Alternative Holidays in Turkey

"We are glad to be part of your good organisation!" Hawkwood College

"I wanted to send an extra special thanks to you for making my website entry possible. It would not have happened without you, and I am very grateful." E.D.

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