Last Updated on December 17, 2022
Looking for fitness-related vacation ideas? Pole Dance Retreats are a great way for pole addicts spend your well-earned vacation time. They also offer a chance to enjoy different cultures around the world while doing what you’re passionate about.
Pole Dance Retreats or other fitness-based vacation activities are a big business. Several years ago, many of these events did not exist but have exploded in popularity in recent years.
Imagine being in a paradise-esque destination, surrounded by like-minded people, and doing what you love. That’s exactly what you could have if you choose one of the several pole dance retreats for your well-earned vacation!
Amazing Pole Dance Retreats to Visit This Year
There are retreats for pole dancers that take place all over the world, so if you’re passionate about pole dancing and you’re planning a vacation this year then you should seriously consider trying a pole dancing retreat.
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Phuket Pole Retreat, Thailand
Location: Phuket, Thailand
Frequency: Multiple events annually
This 5-night pole retreat and Spa package includes 12 hours training over the 5 days. There will also be a selection of workshops and classes. Private lessons are also available.
The retreat is open to intermediate level and above as classes will be allocated according to personal levels.
You will also be able to use the resort’s beautiful spa facilities during your stay.
Before you leave, there will be a farewell party in Patong that will give you a chance to experience the famous Phuket Nightlife, and a chance to perform in a Thai club on their a-m-a-z-i-n-g 5m pole!
The Phuket Pole Retreat sold out in previous years and rooms within in the Resort are selling out as we speak! This is one not to be missed!
Phuket is a well-visited Island in the South of Thailand.
The weather in December will be warm and dry, as opposed to hot and humid in the summer. There are plenty of other areas to explore in the South of Thailand, so make your trip slightly longer to include some island hopping, snorkelling and cultural exploring.
International Pole Training & Retreat, Budapest
Location: Budapest, Hungary
This 6-day event has 4 days of actual pole training and workshops, which gives you plenty of time to explore the beautiful Budapest.
The event offers shared accommodation, this can also be changed to private single or double rooms at extra cost. The website lists all these options as part of the schedule but does advise that they are subject to change.
The retreat is suitable for all levels of dancers from beginner to Advanced and all ages. Private lessons are available as well as a range of other activities.
Again this event advises that it will sell out so booking asap is advisable!
Barcelona Yoga & Pole Camp
Location: Barcelona, Spain
The Barcelona Pole Camp includes a welcome dinner, city excursions, 25 hours of training (both on and off the pole), daily yoga lessons and workshops.
All levels are welcome, the 4-day option does not include accommodation but the 7-day option does. There are also discounts if people share rooms.
There will be plenty of opportunities to go to the beach and explore the wonderful city of Barcelona!
Girl Viking Pole Dance Retreat
Location: Kent, United Kingdom & Croatia
Girl Viking Pole Dance Retreat is a very successful and popular event that was founded in 2020. This year’s programme is packed full of workshops and other activities at a very reasonable price.
Make sure you register early so you don’t miss out!
Pura Vida Lodge Surf and Pole
Location: Mimizan, France
An event that combines surfing and pole dancing for those aged 23 years or older. No previous experience is required to participate in the pole dancing and surfing retreat.
The event consists of daily pole dancing lessons, photoshoots, innovative workout experiences, food and relaxation.
Definitely not to be missed if you’re in Europe this summer.
Ibiza Pole Camp
Location: Ibiza, Spain
An event packed full of pole dancing lessons and workshops, but also burlesque, exotic and acro-yoga activities are on the schedule for you to try.
The event is held on the Spanish Island of Ibiza, famous for sunsets, nightlife and music.
Fantastic Pole & Sea Camp
Location: Sardinia and Switzerland
Fantastic Pole & Sea Camp’s programme is packed full of activities, workshops, lessons, opportunities to try innovative new products and much more.
There are two different locations for this event – both near the sea! There are loads of workshops, goodies and surprised planned.
Beach Pole & Surf Portugal
Location: Vila Nova de Milfontes, Alentejo, Portugal
Pole Camp is an excellent chance for you and a group of friends to relax and enjoy a vacation based around pole dancing and surfing. This facility even offers professional photoshoots.
You need to contact them to arrange dates, as they don’t have fixed event days like the other retreats on this list. If you’re a pole instructor you can also take your students along to learn in a new environment!
There’s also the opportunity to practise surfing at this event.
Location: Various, Worldwide
The International Pole Convention takes place in a different location each year.
The programme contains performances, workshops, talks, classes, advice and loads more. Lunch is included in the ticket cost, as well as many free seminars and workshops. Almost all of the specialist workshops are available at an extra cost.
Indi Pole Dance Bali & Europe Retreats
Location: Bali, Berlin and Barcelona
These luxury villa-based retreats are the prefect blend of pole and spa-type relaxation.
There are retreats taking place across Europe and in Bali, Indonesia.
If you feel like a trip to paradise that incorporate pole dancing – this is for you!
Mountain Pole Camp
Frequency: 3x Annually
Held in a luxury 4-star hotel in the Austrian Alps. Sounds incredible, right!?
Mountain Pole Camp features loads of training opportunities with workshops held by international pole superstars such as Bendy Kate and Phoenix Kazree.
For a complete change of scenery, Mountain Pole Camp sounds like high-altitude bliss!
American Pole League’s Vertical Training Camp
Location: Charleston, South Carolina, US
Pole & Aerial Sports theoretical & practical training aimed at both kids & adults
American Pole League host a lot of other events and pole dancing competitions worth checking out.
Black Girls Pole Retreat
Location: Bermuda and Hawaii
Frequency: 2x Annually
Black Girls Pole is an organisation striving to increase diversity within the pole dancing and pole fitness community. They also provide education and training to women of color wanting to learn pole dancing as a sport or artform.
Their retreats are incredibly popular getaways and training opportunities, which just waitlist spots available right now. You need to book your spot quickly for this one!
Australian Pole Expo
Location: Gold Coast, Australia
The weekend involves 8 professional pole fitness workshop, accommodation, food, relaxation and networking opportunities for pole fitness enthusiasts in Australia.
You will learn choreography skills, flexibility, strength, pole tricks and so much more
The B Movement Bali Retreat
Location: Canggu, Bali
This is a brand new event for 2023. Held in Bali, Indonesia, which is a beautiful tropical location where you can really enjoy the scenery.
Bali is a truly beautiful place to visit, and their event packages include traditional Balinese massage – perfect after a tough day of training on the pole!
The Ultimate Business and Aerial Retreat
Location: La Fortuna, Costa Rica
The Ultimate business and aerial retreat is aimed at business owners and entrepreneurs to help them re-connect with their mind, body and spirit, embrace nature and relax away from the business life.
Its location in Costa Rica contains trees, rolling hills and an all-round peaceful atmosphere. If you run your own business, especially if its in the pole and aerial industry then this is definitely one not to be missed.
Have you been on a Pole Dance Retreat?
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See also: How to start a pole dancing business
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