Know your budget:
Depending on the location and popularity of the yoga retreat the cost of taking part can be quite varied. Remember to keep a budget in mind that you are comfortable with spending and try to stick to it.
Go online and find out as much as you can about the various yoga retreats that exist. You will find very good information about the location, size, cost, duration, instructors and type of yoga that these retreats offer. Try to list down the various yoga retreats that interest you so that you can focus your efforts on those.
Type of yoga:
There are many different types of yoga that is practiced, be sure to find a yoga retreat that focuses on the type of yoga that you are interested in.
Be sure to understand exactly what you want to get from participating in a yoga retreat. Always, identify your aim, so that you can work towards that and measure your success or failures against it.
Learn about facilities:
Try to find out as much as possible regarding the facilities of the yoga retreat that you might be interested in. Remember that depending on the facilities, the cost of the yoga retreat can vary.
The location of the yoga retreat is very important as this will decide your travel plans and of course how much the whole thing will cost. Always make sure that the yoga retreat is not inaccessible as you will find it very hard to reach your destination.
Find out about all of the various costs of a yoga retreat which you will have to take care of. Take in to account the travel expenses and the other costs that might be linked to the actual yoga retreat.
Learn about instructors:
It is very important to find out as much as you can about the various instructors and the type of yoga that they specialise in.