Sunshine, Beach, Culture Yoga holiday Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Yoga Holiday January 2024

Time to escape the cold and dark days for warm sunshine and the warm smiles of Sri Lanka. Stay in beautiful yoga accommodation and relax by the pool or wander down to the beach. try surfing, explore many beaches, visit Galle, enjoy a safari and of course, 2 yoga classes a day and 3 meals a day included in the price.

05th January 2024

We are so excited to be heading back to one of our favourite destinations… Sri Lanka!

We have moved location for 2024 and beyond to a vibrant area of the southwest coast that is situated between Galle and Mirissa in the surf mecca of Sri Lanka.

Your home for 9 nights is a stunning yoga retreat venue that is based on Lake Koggala, so you can enjoy a cool breeze during the hot hours of the day and escape the heat of the beach and have a coffee or juice in the lakeside cafe a few minutes walk from the venue.  Designed with the infamous and beautiful Sri Lankan style architecture it is a place of tranquillity, immersed in nature, and you will instantly feel relaxed as soon as you enter the grounds.

The local beach is only a 5 minute tuk-tuk ride away or a 20 minute walk or you can choose where to head to. Turn left and you head towards Ahangama or Kabalana beach – a beautiful wide long beach with great surf for all levels, or simply lie on the beach, have a coconut and enjoy the views. Turn right and head to Wijaya beach, Unawatuna and Galle.

Enjoy 2 yoga classes a day in a rooftop yoga shala with lake views and all yoga equipment is included. Your Sri Lanka yoga holiday is also fully catered with in-house Sri Lankan chefs creating plant-based delights every meal time.

The days go by in a whirr of yoga, delicious meals, peace a quiet by the lake or visit the beaches and coastal villages and explore the local area. With surf at your doorstep you can make it a surf yoga holiday or if you prefer culture explore Galle and temples nearby. For wildlife, bird life is incredible and take a day trip on a safari and see what you find!

We have been exploring Sri Lanka finding the best sunshine, surf, beach and yoga holiday package for you since 2013.  We have explored the whole island and the surrounding area of our yoga holiday location, to make sure we offer you the best balance of yoga, relaxation, adventure, culture and time out just for you.

For those of you who have been with us before – now it’s time for a new adventure!

 

From £1695

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DATES:
5th – 14th January 2024

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Please buy a travel insurance policy that works for you for any unforeseen circumstances and with a covid policy

On our Sri Lanka yoga holiday, a twin/double room is for two people sharing either two single beds or a double bed. If this option isn’t available on the website please email us to ask for availability.

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Itinerary

We recommend that you plan to arrive in Colombo a day early and stay at an airport hotel that we recommend so that the transfer can collect everyone together. See the ‘How to get there’ section for more information.

On the arrival day, settle into your room and relax in the grounds and enjoy the first meal and welcome meeting to talk about your 10-day holiday ahead of you.

Each day will follow the schedule here, with the day filled with a loose structure and whatever you feel like doing.  On the last day, most people will leave before 9am and so the last yoga class is the night before.

Daily Schedule

8am – 9.30am
Yoga with the sun rising over the lake

9.30am
Delicious vegan breakfast with many options suitable for all tastes

10.30am
The day is yours to explore the beach, the surf, the temples, the markets, enjoy excursions, have treatments and more

1.30pm
Lunchtime!

4.30pm – 6pm
Evening yoga class

7.30pm
Delicious vegan evening meal

Beautiful Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a beautiful island that still has an untouched feel to it from tourism.  We like to say it has all the best bits of India; it has amazing food, fascinating culture with a mix of Buddhism, Hindu, and Sinhalese; stunning beaches, the most friendly and accommodating people, sunshine, historical culture from the Dutch, Portuguese, and British; you will become a bird watcher here as their colours are so spectacular. And don’t forget its famous tea plantations and of course yoga and Ayurveda.

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The southwest coast is the most developed and the most touristy, from Colombo going south around to Galle on the corner and then to Tangalle on the south coast, although it still hasn’t been impacted too much by tourism, enough to help support the local Sri Lankan people as their main import is tourism.

The country has so much to offer, given the size, you need to experience multiple trips to see it all! Explore the coastline and its villages and beaches like Hikkadua, Unawatuna, Ahangama, Kabalana, Wijaya and Dickwella or head inland to the hill country and explore Ella, Adams Peak, Hatton Plains and head up to Kandy and see Buddha’s tooth at the temple of the tooth!

From there head up to the cultural triangle and walk up Sigiriya for sunrise or sunset, enjoy Dambulla caves or enjoy a safari at lesser-known game parks that are packed full of wildlife, especially the Sri Lankan elephant.

There is so much to see and do and what makes it so special is the people. So friendly and kind and accommodating to travellers it is a safe place to travel or go on holiday and we highly recommend it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heading down south, we are right on the beach in our new luxurious accommodation, with beautifully simple and chic rooms Sri Lankan boutique style in design, a private pool and the beach right next door. The surf beach is just around the bay, all you need is right where you are. Morning yoga revives you after a peaceful sleep and then be welcomed by our Sri Lankan staff for a wholesome and healthy breakfast.  Relax by the pool in the shade or enjoy the beach. Here you can surf, dive or relax with the friendly locals on the beach; explore the markets and Buddhist temples and really fall in love with this stunning country and it’s people.

For those of you who have been with us before – now it’s time for a new adventure!

More about Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a beautiful island that still has an untouched feel to it from tourism.  We like to say it has all the best bits of India; it has amazing food, fascinating culture with a mix of Buddhism, Hindu, and Sinhalese; stunning beaches, the most friendly and accommodating people, sunshine, historical culture from the Dutch, Portuguese, and British; you will become a bird watcher here their colours are so spectacular.

Our schedule is the right balance of activity and relaxation, allowing you to settle in for a few days and then explore the country. You can join in with the group as much or as little as you like. If you need your own space, then do what you need to in order to make your holiday the best experience it can be. If you feel like a lazy day then stay by the pool in the private gardens of our accommodation or take a wander onto the beach. The holiday is jam-packed with things to do each day so if you like to be busy and really get a feel for Sri Lanka and the local surroundings you can do that too. Check our example itinerary for more.

Surf – We include 1 surf lesson and then if you wish to surf each day you can carry on having lessons or just hire a board and practice in your own time. You will be taken to surf beaches each day if this is what you want. sk us for more info on surf packages.

Jessamin Landamore

Jessamin is a warm and nurturing character who teaches a heart centred vinyasa flow that is both challenging and gentle at the same time. She knows how to look after our guests having run multiple retreats in the world for herself or other well-known retreat companies.

About the yoga

On our Sri Lanka yoga adventure, the classes are suitable for all abilities. From beginners to intermediate, everyone is welcome! Our inspiring and experienced teachers are well-practised at adapting the class to everyone’s level.

The yoga teacher will create a more dynamic class in the morning to get you ready for the day’s hike and the evening class will be slightly longer to enable deep relaxation with more restorative Yoga styles.

Enjoy yoga in the rooftop yoga shala with views over the lake and all yoga equipment provided. Don’t forget a shawl for evening yoga and mosquito spray to keep them away during savasana!

Highlights

  • Stay in Gorgeous Sri Lanka style private boutique yoga retreat venue by the lake with infinity pool

  • Cool lake side location 5 minutes away from the nearest beach by tuk tuk

  • Enjoy Sri Lankan dishes from sambal to hoppers from our Sri Lanka chefs

  • 3 hours of yoga each day

  • Enjoy all the activities on offer, cooking workshop, boat trip, surf

  • Visit the colonial small town of Galle

  • Escape the winter and feel rejuvenated and energised

About the food

The food at our Sri Lanka destination is catered for by in-house Sri Lankan chefs. As it is a yoga retreat venue the food is all plant-based, delicious with a Sri Lankan influence!

Breakfast, lunch and diner are included in the price and we recommend going out for one evening meal if you like.

Suitability

This Sri Lanka yoga holiday is suitable for anyone who wants a getaway in the sun and to explore the culture and the sea. Must have a desire for adventure and new experiences. All ages and yoga abilities are welcome.

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