• 8 Day Yoga, Cookery & Ayurveda Retreat

Summary

Embrace a healthy lifestyle through Ayurveda and meditative yoga, staying in an old Colonial villa and it's grounds, in the hills and not too far from the southern coast beaches.


Coupled with natural healing treatments and medicines, yoga and meditation will allow the body to restore, improve and develop in harmony of mind, body and spirit. 


Ayurveda places great emphasis on prevention and encourages the maintenance of health through close attention to balance in one’s life, right thinking, diet and lifestyle. This balance is believed to lead to happiness and health, and to help prevent illness and dis-ease in the body. Feel connected to the natural world around you as you use all your senses to understand how to truly nourish your body, soul and mind. 


Bask in the flavours and natural ingredients on offer from the land and find ways to eat right for your particular body type. 


There are afternoon activities available to you, such as meditations with a Buddhist Monk, seasonal harvesting activities, walks in the plantation & paddy field, and cooking demonstrations.


This package includes your seven nights accommodation, a doctor consultation, daily Ayurveda treatments and medicines as per doctor instructions, Ayurvedic meals and snacks plus water & herbal tea at all times, as well as your guided daily yoga and meditation sessions. 

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Retreat

Western Province, Sri Lanka
Available all year round

Styles

  • General
  • Hatha
  • Restorative

Food

  • Vegetarian
  • Raw Food
  • Vegan

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
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Location

Western Province, Sri Lanka

Kalutara is a wonderful town situated at the southern west coastline of Sri Lanka. With a population of over 39,000, the town enjoys a growing popularity due to its numerous attractions and increasing number of tourist accommodations.


This is one of the best places to discover new and exciting experiences. From awe-inspiring historical sites to intoxicating cuisine, all of the senses are stimulated by the barrage of exotic flavours found all around. You can either get caught up in the excitement, or find a calm place you can call your own to relax and simply enjoy the moment.


Kalutara is located on the A2 highway connecting Colombo, via Galle through to Wellawaya via Matara towns.There are many ways of transportation from buses to trains to get to Kalutara town.

Food

The “Farm to Plate Policy” ensures that the majority of the food that is served to you comes directly from the plantations own rice paddy field, organic vegetable, fruit, spice and herb garden. Anything that is not picked straight from the organic gardens is sourced locally and ethically so that food quality is not compromised.

Your meals are decided by the doctor according to your nutritional needs and prepared with minimal oil and no artificial flavourings. The team of doctors have reviewed the menus and ensured that they are nutritionally balanced. The meals are mainly vegetarian, gluten and sugar free. 

Guests are invited to join in on harvesting activities during seasons or learn about their favourite dishes through Ayurvedic healthy cookery demonstrations. The complete experience encourages a more hands-on approach to wellness and promotes a healthier lifestyle even when you return.

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Embrace a healthy lifestyle through Ayurveda and meditative yoga, staying in an old Colonial villa and it's grounds, in the hills and not too far from the southern coast beaches.


Coupled with natural healing treatments and medicines, yoga and meditation will allow the body to restore, improve and develop in harmony of mind, body and spirit. 


Ayurveda places great emphasis on prevention and encourages the maintenance of health through close attention to balance in one’s life, right thinking, diet and lifestyle. This balance is believed to lead to happiness and health, and to help prevent illness and dis-ease in the body. Feel connected to the natural world around you as you use all your senses to understand how to truly nourish your body, soul and mind. 


Bask in the flavours and natural ingredients on offer from the land and find ways to eat right for your particular body type. 


There are afternoon activities available to you, such as meditations with a Buddhist Monk, seasonal harvesting activities, walks in the plantation & paddy field, and cooking demonstrations.


This package includes your seven nights accommodation, a doctor consultation, daily Ayurveda treatments and medicines as per doctor instructions, Ayurvedic meals and snacks plus water & herbal tea at all times, as well as your guided daily yoga and meditation sessions. 

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Air-Con Room
  • All Meals
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • WiFi Internet
  • Ayurveda
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Excursion
  • Meditation
  • Vegetarian
  • Yoga
  • Raw Food
  • Vegan
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Schedule

TIME
ACTIVITY
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Yoga
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Breakfast
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Guest Orientation
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Free time, Fitness trainer sessions, treamtments
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Free time, Fitness trainer sessions, treatments
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Yoga and Meditation
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Dinner
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Discussions on Ayurveda, meditation, mindfulness

Time Off

During your free time in the afternoon, you can choose from a plethora of activities to make your stay as fulfilling as possible. Afternoon activities include: Walks in the plantation and paddy-field, tree planting, vegetable/fruit picking activities during seasons, watching rubber tapping or paddy harvesting during seasons, cookery demonstrations. meditation with a Buddhist Monk, community project activities, attending talks about Yoga & Ayurveda philosophy, improving daily habits, incorporating Ayurveda in daily life and mindfulness. Day trips to neighbouring places of interest can easily be organised for you. You are welcome to join in any community activities during your stay.

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Private Room at The Plantation Villa

Private Room

All standard rooms are in the Lodge and lead into a beautiful open verandah. The rooms and bathrooms are designed to include modern guest requirements. The rooms have fans, but are not air conditioned.

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Western Province, Sri Lanka

Kalutara is a wonderful town situated at the southern west coastline of Sri Lanka. With a population of over 39,000, the town enjoys a growing popularity due to its numerous attractions and increasing number of tourist accommodations.


This is one of the best places to discover new and exciting experiences. From awe-inspiring historical sites to intoxicating cuisine, all of the senses are stimulated by the barrage of exotic flavours found all around. You can either get caught up in the excitement, or find a calm place you can call your own to relax and simply enjoy the moment.


Kalutara is located on the A2 highway connecting Colombo, via Galle through to Wellawaya via Matara towns.There are many ways of transportation from buses to trains to get to Kalutara town.

  • 8 Day Yoga, Cookery & Ayurveda Retreat
Venue   The Plantation Villa
The Plantation Villa, Venue for 8 Day Yoga, Cookery & Ayurveda Retreat

The property consists of the main Villa and the Lodge, each about 2 minutes walking distance from each other. The Lodge is the original house of the first occupier of this colonial treasure. With time, their son built a bigger home to house his expanding family—the Villa.

The Villa consists of 8 rooms (2 Suite Rooms and 6 Deluxe Rooms) and the Dining Hall, Lounge, Verandahs and Spa. The Lodge consists of 6 Standard rooms and an open Verandah. Both the Villa and the Lodge were renovated at the end of 2015 and is now decorated to contemporary colonial style to complement both the age of the property and the modern needs of their guests.

The villa offers visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy a customized retreat and an authentic rural Sri Lankan experience. The property only contain 8 rooms so it gives staff an opportunity to care for each of you in a very personalised manner whilst taking you on a journey to improve your wellbeing.

The plantation has a rainforest atmosphere and its own natural waterfall. The property spans 30 acres with Rubber, Mahogany, Coconut and Black Pepper plantations. The hotel villa is surrounded by nature and is a habitat for rare local and migrant birds, butterflies and a plethora of tropical flora and fauna. The resort actively participates and pursues conservation activities, growing a large number of plants indigenous to Sri Lanka that are now critically endangered. 

The team of Doctors and Therapists have over 17 years experience in Ayurveda. Additionally, the center works closely with qualified coaches, healers, meditation masters, clinical psychologists, yoga instructors and teacher trainers from around the world, to offer you a complete and comprehensive rejuvenation of mind, body and spirit.

In the true sense of Sri Lankan village hospitality, the staff are always ready and waiting to please. This offers a level of personalised care, genuine compassion and consideration for wellbeing that larger resorts simply cannot provide.

To reach Kalutara, where the Plantation Villa is located, go on the A2 highway connecting Colombo, via Galle through to Wellawaya via Matara towns.There are many modes of transportation available, from buses to trains.