Plantation Villa is an eco-friendly retreat hotel offering an exclusive well-being lifestyle and experience through lush nature, ayurveda, yoga and meditation.

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Instructors (4)

Ishara De Silva

Bernardo Staut

Dr. Erandi Gunathilaka

Dr. Ruwanka Ahangama

Reviews (82)

Frey Jeannine

from Switzerland, July 2018

"Die Lehrerin war Mareike! keine der oben genanten!!!"

Die Angestellten waren sehr lieb und die unterkunft auch

Fanny Letourneau-hudon

from Canada, February 2020

"A stay in paradise"

I had an amazing stay at Plantation Villa. The site is beautiful with lush greenery, daily sightings of monkeys, rabbits, colorful birds, etc. The vegan Sri Lankan cuisine that is served is flavourful and delicious - lovely meals to share with the other retreat attendees. The yoga classes with Selina were both varied, challenging and fun. I also took some day trips to Galle and to Udawalawe national park during my stay - two experiences I highly recommend. I wish I had more time at the Villa and in Sri Lanka! To the staff at the Villa, thank you for a memorable stay! I sure hope to be back soon!

Sophie Müller

from Germany, January 2020

"A fantastic retreat "

This is just a magic Place! Pretty small and therefore so familiar. The whole concept, the treatments and the friendliness is amazing! And the Yoga teacher is the best I‘ve ever had, with so much knowledge and so inspiring. I just loved this place!

Fraser Doherty

from Great Britain, January 2020

"Wonderful Ayurvedic and yoga retreat"

Highly recommended!! We arrived burnt out and feeling unhealthy and stressed and left feeling completely rejuvenated. The yoga sessions by Selina Gullery really inspired us and challenged us, as well as giving us a new understanding of meditation. The food was delicious - super healthy but also tasty and lovingly served every mealtime by the team at Plantation Villa. Every person working there is doing so with love - something extremely rare to find. The photos on this website and the villas own don’t do justice to how beautiful the grounds are - we spent hours just watching the birds and monkeys in the trees. Dr Chathurika was super helpful at making sure we got treatments and natural remedies for our minor ailments - all the Ayurvedic treatments are professional and left us feeling super relaxed. The housekeeper Ranjit was very nice to be around and took us on a great walk in the jungle. overall the whole place is just super relaxing, it felt like home very quickly and we will definitely be back!


from Kuwait, January 2020

"Booked the last moment and never regretted "

I had some doubts about this retreat because I wasn’t a vegan and I didn’t do yoga regularly, but everything turned out great. What did I like the most?

1. Nature! The plantation is so lush! Such a pleasure to the eyes and ears! Be ready for some wild life though. Birds, monkeys, insects, and other creatures of our planet. All are peaceful and friendly ;)

2. People! Retreat guests and staff make this place particularly cozy. The staff are caring and welcoming, and retreat members are so Interesting and inspiring.

3. Activities. There are many activities offered during your stay. I attended 2 cookery classes, a village walk, and some talks. Also, the New Years celebration was unforgettable! I went to the beach myself a couple of times by tuk-tuk, and it was lovely too.

4. Pool. I spent so much time by the pool reading a book, chatting with other guests, tanning, and observing the nature. Swimming in the pool was refreshing and super relaxing.

5. Toga classes. The classes were affordable and focused a lot on breathing. I learnt how to control my breathing and align it to my body movements.

Rebecca Harris

from Australia, December 2019

"Pleasant and Relaxing Retreat"

I stayed at Plantation Villa for 5 days in December and participated in the yoga and meditation retreat. The location of the retreat is about 2 hours out from Colombo, but is worth the trip. Very beautiful and relaxing surrounds. Cute little animals all about and you feel part of the jungle. A chicken even laid an egg in my room!!! The staff were all very lovely and helpful. The yoga classes were very gentle, and perfect for an injury laden lady like myself. The talks were also fantastic! I learnt a lot about the buddhist philosophies and feel able to apply these ideas to my own life.

Emily Gunn

from Great Britain, December 2019

"I left feeling humble and peaceful!"

The food was amazing I’m vegan anyway but it was sensational! The atmosphere and timetable made it sociable but also have you enough free time to be with your own thoughts. I was travelling around Sri Lanka but would come back again to do another week.

Georgia Ring

from Italy, November 2019

"Amazing! Loved everyone and everything about the retreat! "

The food was a major highlight!!! The quality was incredible and the service was amazing. Loved the yoga classes and daily meditation. Didn't leave the retreat whilst i was there and was never bored! Always something to do and great people to talk to.

Lydia Chilvers

from Great Britain, September 2019

"Beautiful, tranquil and inspiring "

The weekend was wonderfully calm and transformative. The location was breathtaking and the accommodation was wonderful. Everyone was so kind and accommodating. The food was so flavoursome and wholesome, just wished there was a bit more of it! I learnt so much from Barnardo's inspiring talks on Ayurveda and his meditation and yoga classes were so relaxing. The whole experience was lovely and such good value for money!

Shazia Bashir

from Great Britain, August 2019

"The yoga retreat Wales"

The 2 days were very structured. The yoga, meditation and overall experience was very well executed by both Bernado and Ishara. Also the resident hosts Helen and Ann-Marie couldn’t do enough for you. Would go again

Sue Edgar

from Great Britain, August 2019

"Yoga and Meditation retreat in Wales"

The whole experience was wonderful. Beautiful house in stunning location. As a vegetarian, the food was delicious and well prepared. The hosts and instructors were friendly and informative. My daughter and I had a rewarding time

Jackie Walder

from Great Britain, August 2019

"Ayurveda and Yoga in Wales"

Absolutely faultless and gained so much from hosts. Location and accommodation fantastic.

Celine Jones

from Great Britain, August 2019

"Relaxing and wonderful"

This was a first time retreat for me and my friends and so were not sure what to was wonderful and relaxing from start to finish and would certainly recommend to others and return again. Highlights include the hosts (Helen and Anne-Marie), the delicious food cooked by Ishara, Bernardo's classes and massage treatment, and the farm animals! The cottage is lovely with modern clean facilities, the surrounding countryside was beautiful and quiet - it was a perfect getaway for a bunch of stressed out londoners!

Caroline Lowery-spafford

from Great Britain, August 2019

"Great yoga, nice food, NO cookery demo, NO wisdom talks"

Yoga instruction was great and well explained. Food was lovely.

Accommodation ladies extremely helpful and lovely. Beautiful location.


from Great Britain, August 2019

"Great 3 days"

The food was delicious, the hosts were friendly and welcoming, and the location really helped with the sense of calm and tranquility.

The yoga and meditation sessions were lead and explained very well by Bernardo and his talks in the evening were always very interesting and informative.

Vipan Nar

from Great Britain, August 2019

"yoga retreat : excellent all round"

_accomodation was superb

_as was being picked up at the station!.

_food was excellent too

_the knowledge imparted by Bernardo & ishara. patiently & , for those who wanted more, extensively. I learnt alot!

_the yoga , for me was perfect. slower than normal. gave real time to appreciate & understand what I was doing & why.

Lyndsey Kennedy

from Great Britain, July 2019

"Such a relaxing and chilled out time - loved every minute "

From the moment we arrived, we received such a warm welcome from Helen and Ann-Marie. Nothing was too much trouble and they ensured we had a lovely stay. The cottage was cosy and comfortable, with the room suiting our needs. Beds were really comfortable too, which helped us catch up on some much needed sleep. Our daily yoga sessions and meditation with Bernardo were calming and definitely helped focus the mind and switch off from the outside world. I would certainly recommend this yoga retreat in it's beautiful Welshpool setting! Excellent all round and great value for money. Lyndsey and Helen, Liverpool

Ingrid Zonderop

from New Zealand, July 2019

"A blissful, tailored Wellness Retreat "

The Plantation is a place that you can truly relax and focus on you. The friendly staff were a standout! We upgraded from the yoga package to the Ayurveda package and it was awesome. The Ayurveda food, 3 massages, 2 yoga sessions + treatments specific to your needs & medicines per day! We had three Dr. consults to monitor/tweak our progress during our stay... Was an experience that I’ll never forget. FYI: I do think we would have got bored with just the yoga package...

Amie Howell

from Great Britain, July 2019

Helen & Ann Marie made us feel really welcome at a gorgeous and perfectly placed country home. It was an added delight and surprise to meet Minnie, Babe, Chip and the other beautiful animals on site! Running the retreat, Bernardo & Ishara offered a great insight to Meditation, Yoga and Ayurveda traditions. Perfect for me at a beginners level. My sister and I loved the Ayurveda talks and Ishara’s walk through for making the most gorgeous curry! Not only an amazing cook, Ishara is such a friendly and caring person. We’ve both come away and introduced Ayurveda meals in to our everyday. Bernardo’s knowledge and passion was inspiring. He was fab, advising me on dizziness that interferes with my yoga practice, providing a few techniques which definitely help reduce the dizziness. I loved the yoga style, a steady pace with beginner friendly poses. I had an amazing Ayurveda massage, which worked wonders in relaxing and loosening the muscles in my back. The walking meditation was a new and relaxing experience... An alternative way to meditate that I find much easier. We also had the rare opportunity to attend guided meditation sessions and talks with a Buddhist Monk. Such an amazing, calm and relaxing couple of days, where I could just ‘be’... Thank you 😊

Natalie Buttriss

from Great Britain, July 2019

"Left feeling relaxed and happy"

Yoga sessions, talks with Bernardo, food very tasty, grounds to walk around, social company of other retreaters.

Elaine Drew

from Great Britain, July 2019

Enjoyed the yoga, food and location

Miss Rebecca Wells

from Great Britain, July 2019

"Fantastic and relaxing break 5*"

Set in the beautiful Welsh country side, this location is peaceful and the perfect location to enjoy tranquillity. We recieved a heart felt welcome from the moment we arrived, the staff were amazing and the Aryveda food albeit new to my tongue was delicious and I felt the health benefits within just my couple of days break.

The yoga was quite different to my usual practice as it was slower but I enjoyed the change and has really helped me to focus on my breathing technique.

I would highly recommend this retreat to anyone looking to experience something different and refreshing 5*

Lauren Clayton-spencer

from Great Britain, July 2019

"Gorgeous, relaxing, rejuvenating. "

Gorgeous location, a real place of calm and relaxation. Great that there was a collection from the station and easy to get in touch with the staff on arrival.

The yoga was calm but kind to the body - relaxing but strength building at times. Bernardo is a fabulous teacher with clearly a lot of experience. Meditation was also lovely, with various different techniques used every day. Talks in the afternoon while I was there circled around aruyvedic/spiritual topics.

Lots of people on their first retreat here and many commented on how calm and lovely they found the experience, and how surprised they were that they were so comfortable so quickly without the retreat.

Would highly recommend for first time yoga retreaters and experienced alike - after all it’s always good to go back to a slower, yet just as challenging yoga style. If you’re looking for a hard, fitness style retreat, this is not for you.


from Great Britain, July 2019

"Beautiful and relaxing retreat"

The yoga is great and the discussion on Ayurveda really motivating


from Great Britain, July 2019

Yoga sessions were good because the approach was simple for some difficult routines. There is an overall good balance of yoga, meditation, food and discussion sessions but suitable for beginners to low-mid levels of exposure.

Hayley Brown

from Great Britain, June 2019

"amazing experience"

Everything about my retreat was beyond my expectation, the staff made me feel so welcome and the food was wonderful and the yoga was better than i could of expected. i will be going back for sure.

Lucy Thorpe

from Great Britain, June 2019

"3 day mind detox yoga at the White House Spa "

Great yoga classes with Bernardo - suitable for beginners but also really good if you already do yoga as the style was quite different from a typical ashtanga or vinyasa class and more focussed on the meditation aspect. Bernardo also gave some interesting talks about meditation, which were really helpful, and there were optional afternoon activities and workshops included. The food, cooked by Ishara and based on ayurvedic principles, was absolutely delicious, and she was happy to share recipes and give cookery classes if asked. The location is just stunning, and there are some beautiful walks around. The White House Spa itself is gorgeous both inside and outside in the spacious grounds, and our room was comfortable, clean and cosy.

Honey Flower

from Great Britain, June 2019

'Bring me your tired, stressed and careworn' should be the tagline of this retreat. From the lovely Anne-Marie/Helen to the amazing Ishara and Bernardo, this retreat buzzes with love, compassion, warmth and understanding. They made a special effort to celebrate my birthday and Ishara made a delicious vegan chocolate cake - very thoughtful!! There were always opportunities for private yoga, meditations, talks and massages. I will definitely be going back in early August and going to the talk on 14/7/19 in East London.

Claire Steele

from Great Britain, June 2019

"3 day retreat in north wales "

I felt welcome as soon as I got there! Ishara is such s beautiful person inside and out. So welcoming and caring and she’s a very special lady.

The location was just stunning and the house was comfy and homely.

The yoga was amazing and had made me rethink my whole yoga style.

The food we had was Ayurvedic and it was amazing !!! I felt so much better after 3 days of eating such a simple wholesome diet.

I slept so well and Left there feeling so refreshed. Thank you so much !!!

Tom Read Wilson

from Great Britain, June 2019

"My wonderful escape "

It was truly holistic and detailed the interconnectivity of everything from meditation to diet. The hosts were benevolent and warm. It’s truly life altering.

Helen Winkler

from Great Britain, June 2019

"Great retreat"

My mother in her 80s and my 22 year old daighter both loved the whole mind and body experience at the retreat, nothing was too much trouble and they loved the food and freshly.made unusual herbal drinks. Would highly recommend

Philippe Demougin

from Great Britain, June 2019

"Beautiful experience"

The location, food, classes, people and accommodation were all amazing! Thank you so much!

Rebecca Knowles

from Great Britain, June 2019

"Cleansing and caring; nourishing and enlightening."

I went on my own for 2 nights but quickly realised I wanted to stay longer. Luckily there was availablity so I had 3 nights. I would definitely go back as soon as I can afford it, time wise as well as financially. I think all the guests who were there whilst I was quickly started planning or fantasizing about going to the main retreat in Sri Lanka. Ishara and Bernardo are very open and generous with their knowledge and experience. They are both tremendously genuine and kind people living an authentic Sri Lankan Ayurvedic life running (Ishara) and working at the centre and within the local community. Learning about the Ayurvedic life of mind-body balance, the medicine, the food and everything else was a very enriching experience.

If you are not a Yogic master do not worry - it is a very gentle and elemental type of practice with an improtant focus on breath.

The food was amazing - 3 hearty meals a day; I never felt hungry once and never craved anything the whole 4 days.

Ann-Marie and Helen at The White House are also perfect hosts and were very happy to meet any request made of them by the guests.

Go for it - you will love it!

Cristine Siongco

from Cambodia, April 2019

Without a doubt a great investment on yourself, if even for just a few days. The plantation itself if beautiful and relaxing. The staff are very friendly, attentive, and make you feel right at home. Food is delicious and very healthy. The yoga and mediation is restorative and perfect for this setting. You can add in Ayurvedic treatments to your stay, which I highly recommend. The organization does amazing work for its employees and surrounding community and villages. Not only do you get time or yourself to relax, but you are apart of something bigger! Only wish I had more time to stay longer!


from Great Britain, March 2019

The Yoga teaching by MARIA and KATYA was excellent. The Treatments, delivered by Renuka and others were great; all the masseurs were warm, kind, and thorough.

The environment is beautiful, wild life in abundance and lush landscapes.

Akos Feher Dr

from Hungary, March 2019

The phylosophy. It’s not a retreat center that you can rate by stars . It is beyond that. It was a very nice experience for me, I learned a lot.

Elena Lee

from United States, March 2019

"Ideal time for myself "

Everything was organized to help me to feel, meal, Ayurveda, nature, all meetings/discussions... I feel better after my trip to Plantation villa, I met so nice people there ... After my trip I am trying to integrate little changes in my life style based on what I learned there. Thank you very much Plantation villa! I hope one day I will come back!

Karen Thastum

from Denmark, March 2019

"finding my inner joy of life"

everything was beatifull exept for the food. It was to spicy for me but the staff was understanding and found something else I could eat. It was not wiht the doctors blessing because they find that the food is a kind af medicin too, but it was okay.

the treatment was extraordinary - i have never been giving such a great massage before and it help my body, together with the personal yogalessons I was given due to the disability of my body, - everything helped my body to be revitalized. I walked without my stick the last week I was there.

I took the whole package and I am so greatfull I did that. I had the time to relax my everyday mind from the western way of living, be relaxed and open up to another layer in my mind and in my heart and so I came home to a new kind of me. I am to greatfull for this - thank you Ishara, Bernado, the monk who visited the place twice when I was there and whole staff. Especially thanks to Ishara for making such a great place with such great values which beneficts the local village and its residents.

Sarah Vogel

from Switzerland, February 2019

"becoming a revitalized person in a magical place"

personalized approach of the ayurvedic medicine with special treatments daily, very friendly and competent staff, the villa is surrounded by nature which will make it easy for you to forget all your troubles and worries and just focus on getting better. The Yoga lesions were very well taught by experienced teachers and useful for participants of all levels. Regular Speeches/discussions on ayurvedic medicine and yoga and how to incorporate all we have learned into your life back home


from United States, February 2019

"3-week stay highly recommended"

My stay at Plantation Villa was life-changing. The staff provided the space, love, guidance, and expertise to examine and adjust all aspects of my life. I will be forever grateful to them. I learned a great deal. Weeks after completing the panchakarma, I continue to feel the reverberations of the experience, and my wellbeing continues to improve.

Emma Mersseman

from United States, February 2019

"A true Ayurvedic experience"

Authentic to Ayurveda, brilliant location. Lovely people.

Fattma Joaque

from Sweden, February 2019

"A home away from home"

The overall experience was fantastic. Everything from the early morning yoga to the food and to the treatments. It was a lovely combination of ayurvedic treatments and yoga. My yoga instructor for this time was Lucilla Jane from Australia and she was absolutely amazing and my massage therapist worked wonders with his hands.

During the down time there was plenty of things to do for relaxation. Their library has some interesting books too and there is plenty of hidden away places to sit and read. The atmosphere of the villa was nice and friendly...a home away from home.


from Great Britain, January 2019


The yoga was very uplifting, the food was fresh and healthy, the staff were super friendly and the other guests inspiring.

Zuzana Firtova

from Czechia, December 2018

"Life changing experience"

The stay at Plantation Villa surpassed all my expectations. For me it was a trully life changing experience. I arrived there pretty stressed from my western goal oriented society and when I got out of the car I was welcomed so warmly and kindly, everyone was just so nice to me and all the staff with a huge smile on their face always. This place is not just a tropical paradise with delicious healthy food, great activities and soul and body healing classes of yoga... it´s a place where you learn and realize that there actually is a different option of living your life that what we are used to in the western world. It was like a balm on my soul the whole experience and I got so many lessons from there that I carry with me and have helped me since than to improve my everyday life in the western crazy world :) There are many interesting and inspiring talks after dinner about yoga, meditation, buddhism, ayurveda, etc.The personal story of Ishara, the founder, was one of the best inspiration speeches I´ve ever heard in my life. The food was delicious, I haven´t missed my old food at I was felling much lighter, healthier and energized. I took part in many cooking clases with Ranjith and it was so amazing not just to learn how to prepare all the delicious plates but also observe the passion and love he was doing his job with :) Thank you very much for everything, Plantation Villa, I surely will be back soon!

Meg Browning

from Sri Lanka, November 2018

"Fantastic experience "

The local villagers working there are so friendly, the treatments are the best I have ever had. It is amazing having Ishana and her parents there to hear the story of the Villa first hand. The food is fantastic, and the rooms, great having a pool and the yoga was great for beginners!

Hilde Brevig

from Norway, November 2018

"Beautiful and natural with wonderful animals and outdoors!"

I had a great time at this wonderful place :) The food and facilities were very Good.- i really enjoyed The experience and Great teachers and doctors🙏


from Great Britain, November 2018


Delightful place and really open and honest people and hence, very refreshing.


from Great Britain, November 2018

"Idyllic, relaxing retreat in rural location"

The location, atmosphere, instructors and therapists. I loved the idea that the local villagers were employed at the retreat. This is not part of the Sri Lankan tourist route and it is not a top hotel with a spa ... but it is so much more..


from United States, October 2018

"Excellent yoga retreat "

I enjoyed almost every single aspect of my 3 week stay at the Plantation Villa. The food was fresh and delicious, the service friendly and warm, the surroundings are beautiful and I enjoyed swimming in the pool. The treatments, eg massages were very relaxing and well executed. I also did a couple of day trips that were well organised by the staff.

Emma Jonker

from Sweden, October 2018

"Calming experience"

Loved that it was in the middle of nature. Very friendly and helpfull staff. Really got what I was looking for, that is calming my mind and deepen my knowledge of yoga and meditation. I will bring the tools I got from here into my daily life. Also the bathrooms are recently renovated which is nice.

Laura Bridge

from Great Britain, September 2018

"Loving Care"

This retreat was a life changer for me! My digestive system for the first time is on track! Feeling relaxed and happy and will recommend to friends. My only complaint would be the granite mine noise close by. However I hear they will stop working there soon.

Charral Izhiman

from United Arab Emirates, August 2018

"A peace of heaven- very grounding experience"

I loved the yoga classes and animals. What a grounding return to nature it felt like. I was very happy with my AC'd room. The pool was great too. The sinus treatment was different but a great bonus for detoxing. Superb back and shoulder massage too. Very hospitable team making people feel welcome. Met some lovely people from around the world as well.

Neil Sowerby

from Great Britain, August 2018

"Perfectly relaxing"

Marieke, the only yoga instructor at the hotel, is not listed on your drop down but was excellent. A very sensitive class morning and evening for mixed abilities, really good at communicating her enthusiasm for yoga philosophy and culture too.

Also really loved the gardens, the household staff were very friendly and the treatments were really helpful for back pain and digestion.

Kate Baker

from Great Britain, July 2018

"Excellent weekend retreat!"

The venue in Welshpool was wonderful - sufficiently in the countryside to allow a calm feeling with no road noise or light pollution . It was an excellent place to relax. The structure of the day allowed yoga, meditation and free time to relax quietly or join others in conversation. The food was, for me, an introduction to Ayurvedic cooking, which I really enjoyed. I would recommend this retreat to others. Thank you to Helen and Anne-Marie as wonderful hostesses and to Bernardo and Ishara for their yoga and cooking. They were all very friendly. I’m already looking forward to next time! :)

Liza O'neill

from Great Britain, July 2018


Thank you so much for the most wonderful experience😊. I had no idea what to expect as booked last minute without research. It has brought me peace. Ann Marie and Helen were lovely and mindful of all their guests. Bernardo’s meditation and yoga was a pure dream. I hope to return soon and hopefully visit Ishara’s retreat in Sri Lanka- thanks you for calming my mind

Linda Pritchard

from United States, July 2018

"A must do again experience "

The food and way of life was inspiring and the yoga and treatment massage was fantastic, easy to understand

Vittoria Veltri

from Great Britain, July 2018

"Intense experience"

It was a really intense experience, very spiritual and changed my way of thinking on various thing. The yoga was very slow and well taught. Probably the best experience of yoga I have ever had. The massage was so beautiful and relaxing that I thought I could stay there forever. The meditation Brought in paradise. Great people with unique stories and food to die for too.

Lucy Gray

from Great Britain, July 2018

"Ultimate relaxation "

A fantastic 3 days of calming yoga and meditation, nestled away in the hills of Wales -a beautiful and try peaceful experience with like minded and such kind people. Very welcoming hosts and excellent Ayurvedic instruction (set for beginners like me). Loved every minute.

Pauline Dunn

from United States, July 2018

"Peaceful place"

The yoga sessions were wonderful and calming led by an excellent instructor. The food was great and plenty of drinks available.

Staff pleasant and helpful.

Also loved the cookery tips and my massage which was probably the best massage I have had

Thank you all

Cornelius Herstatt

from Sri Lanka, March 2020

Selina Gullery war dabei, eine der besten Yogalehrerinnen, die ich in meinem Leben getroffen habe. Sie hat sich liebevoll und professionell um uns gekümmert, morgens, mittags (Meditaion) und abends. Durch ihre Arbeit wurde der ganze Aufenthalt aufgewertet und wir sind dankbar, dass sie die meiste Zeit unterrichtete. Wenn sie es nicht tat, wurde der Unterschied in jeder Hinsicht deutlich.

Die ayurvedischen Behandlungen und das Ärzte-Team waren sehr gut, da war nichts auszusetzen, nette Truppe. Überhaupt waren alle Mitarbeiter freundlich und offen, auch wenn etwas nicht klappte.

Natalia Maksymenko

from Germany, April 2019

"A unique health hub in the middle of jungles"

We were not into Ayurveda before coming to this place, but there is no other option rather then falling in love with Plantation Villa, where everything is done with so much attention and love to guests.The food might be a bit unusual for us Westerners, but you feel so much lighter and healthier after a couple of days, and this constant need for sugar and coffee just disappear. Although this is an Ayurveda retreat, nobody's trying to "baptize" you into this lifestyle, rather explaining what is it about and how can it benefit you.

The treatments are nice and relaxing, and a huge sandy beach in Bentota is just 30 min TukTuk drive away.


from Austria, March 2019

"I thought I found Garden Eden.. until the granite mining."

Wonderful place, everything felt in harmony - the people, the animals, the forest..

Brigitte Cellura

from France, January 2019

"Excellent & complet Health retreat"

Good planning of overall activities during the day, we have enough activities and time for us to live our own intropection/ meditation.

Therapie was amazing: personalized, The 2 Dr were perfect, all massages were good at minimum, or perfect! Incredible. Don t expect good taste for the medecine.

Standart rooms are very well situated, a bit aside from the center living room, restorant and therapie area, they are more quiet.

The cooking is delicious, all the time different withing the 7 days i was there.

Teresa Ramis

from Spain, November 2018

Unforgettable experience. The place is amazing and the staff have been excellent. Thanks a lot to Bernardo and Teresa to be so kind and patience with us.Doctors are great and kind. Food is great and the place extremely clean. I would highly recommend this retrat to anyone. Thanks thanks thanks so much for all your love and kindness

Alejandra Londono

from Italy, September 2018

"I loved every second in this place. "

Since the moment I arrived I felt like at home. They treated me better than what I was expecting, they received me with a nice dinner and they had ready a comfy and beautiful standard room for me. The place is absolutely beautiful, the interaction with other guests was really easy and enjoyable and I cannot say how good the food is. I love curry and spices so this was definitely my place. It was amazing to been inside the jungle for 5 days, I really enjoyed it! Great costumer service even though not everyone speaks English.