Exclusive 8 days yoga retreat
Do you want to enrich your yoga practice and at the same time discover a part of south Sri Lanka? Do you want to work on your wellbeing, have the freedom to relax or explore, and enjoy a wonderful holidays away from the big tourist crowds? Then this is the retreat for you!
Type of Event
Check-in as from 2 pm with welcome meeting at 16h and gentle yoga session to recover for your journey.
Check-out at 11 pm after breakfast
Early booking until 30/09: 585eu shared– 850eu private
After September: 685eu shared – 950eu private
For reservation a nonrefundable deposit of 250 euros needs to be paid by bank transfer.
Come and stay 8 days in our cozy homestay villa in front of the beach. You’ll have 2 daily yoga sessions, evening meditation, delicious healthy vegetarian food, and lots of free time to explore the surroundings or just relax around the swimming pool or at the beach. All this in a small group of maximum 10 students.
The retreat is open to all levels. We don’t impose any specific yoga style so we can adapt the classes to your individual’s needs. We’ll also make time the go beyond the merely physical part of yoga, and we’ll explore other practices such as Thai yoga massage.
Daily schedule: (subject to change depending on planned excursions and retreat needs)
7h30am: rise and shine pranayama (breathing exercises) and yoga session
9h30am: breakfast time
Free time for relaxation, group or individual excursions
5pm: Relax and unwind yoga session
7pm: dinner time
8h30 pm: Candle light meditation
Besides our daily yoga and meditation sessions, we include the following activities:
Excursion to Galle with a visit of the fort, yoga on the beach and visit of a local spice shop and a small traditional woodcut factory.
Visit of a forest monastery and meditation with Buddhist monk
Sri Lankan cooking class
An introduction to Thai yoga massage
The retreat will be held at the Sea Spray Villa, located in Akuralla. This small village is situated in between Ambalangoda and Hikkaduwa (famous for its beautiful reefs) and only 30 minutes away from Galle.
Our beautiful beach front property is held by a Sri Lankan family who will make us feel right at home. The villa has 4 basic guestrooms, a huge living room, a lovely veranda and an upstairs terrace with amazing views over the ocean. Each room has its own attached bathroom, and either aircon or fan. We’ll have access to our own swimming pool and the beach is just across the road!
All our meals are vegetarian and lovingly prepared by our hostess.
Breakfast will generally consist of fresh seasonal fruits, curd or milk, bread, yam, eggs, and thee
Dinner will consist mainly of home-style Sri Lankan food such as vegetables, rice and different vegetable curries with some western treats.
We will also organize a cooking class so you can learn how to make a traditional Sri Lankan curry.
Extra activities: reservation and payment at the retreat:
- Diving or snorkeling in Hikkaduwa
- Surfing near Galle
- River boat safari trough mangroves & Islands of Madu
- Hiking in the Kottawa rain forest
- Mask museum and biggest sleeping Buddha
- The moonstone mines
- The Seenigama Devalaya shrine
- Ayurveda treatments and massages
- Scooter rental
We can also help you out with airport transfers and other travel needs
Included in the price:
- Yoga and meditation sessions
- Healthy and delicious vegetarian breakfast and dinner
- Activities mentioned in the program ( excursion to gall, visit of the monastery, cooking class and introduction to Thai yoga massage )
- Travel insurance
- Transport costs
- Extra activities such as excursions and massages
- Other extras