Talalla Retreat is honored to present Sri Lanka’s premier wellness retreat. Forget boot camps, detoxes, or 5:00 a.m. door knocks. The carefully designed retreats are a full week of pure balanced wellbeing. With expert facilitators and a range of activities, all programs are entirely personalized, making for a tailored experience you’ll never forget.
You will be spending your nights at the Talalla Beach Resort Sri Lanka. All of the attendees have the option of a private or twin share room.
Sing from the treetops, the deluxe first floor rooms get you up and into the jungle canopy. This room is also available without air-conditioning. A beautiful four poster bed, an expansive open-air bathroom, secluded balcony, and a view through the palms make this room a definite repeat guest favorite.
Be sure to bring along your favorite book for an afternoon read on the balcony to wind down from an adventure filled the day of surfing and yoga. The ideal room for anyone who loves open spaces, fresh air, and a beautiful connection to nature.
Nestled on the forefront of the Talalla Retreat grounds are the newest accommodation boasting expansive views of tropical gardens and blue waters of Talalla Beach. Villas located on the ground floor feature authentic Sri Lankan furniture, fabrics, and air conditioning.
Located meters from the beach, the open-air pavilion of the second floor features a private balcony, reading desk, and ceiling fans. All villas have open air bathrooms allowing natural light and providing views of the coconut palms. One Luxury Sea View Villa on the top floor offers a timber paneled ceiling and air-conditioning. This is Talalla’s most luxury villa.
The bungalows are by far the best way to experience all Talalla has to offer on a budget. The beautifully set rooms in a traditional Sri Lankan style bungalow still allow you to have access to Talalla’s beautiful grounds, pool, surf, and yoga facilities (extra charge), whilst still having the privacy offered by a relaxing room.
The bungalow includes a separate living area, front balcony, and kitchen with a shared bathroom. This allows you to experience the Talalla Surf Camp or yoga retreat whilst working around your own budget.
Your retreat begins on Sunday with the teachers introducing you to the program and answering all your questions. A gentle evening yoga session will help you to recover from a day of traveling before you join other retreat participants for your welcome dinner. A beautiful welcome ceremony will tune you into the Talalla vibe.
There will be one surf lesson during the retreat and you will also get to enjoy the relaxation with a complimentary one-hour full body massage by one of the resident massage therapists. You will experience excursions to the local Buddhist temple where you can explore and learn more about the culture.
During the week, you will be immersed in daily classes on yoga, mat Pilates, Boxilates, barre, meditation, writing exercises, and a lot of delicious food and drinks. There will also be a Sri Lankan cooking demo. You can extend your stay for a few more days of relaxation at Talalla or continue your travels in Sri Lanka.
As part of the program, you will experience a visit to the local Buddhist temple.
The retreat will take place in Sri Lanka.
During the retreat, you will be served with daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as two fresh juices. All meals are nutritionally balanced and delicious. Start your day with a menu of tropical fruits, buffalo curd, fine cut oats, fresh coconut, homemade papaya jam, and swiss pancakes. Follow up with eggs-any-style, omelet, fresh dhal, and coconut curry. Breakfast is served from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
At midday, lunch is either à la carte, with local favorites such as sour mango curry, or international options including vegetarian burritos and Panzanella. This buffet is perfect for all food desires, from those that wish to feast before their afternoon surf to those who wish for something light fresh and health, the lunch menu at Talalla has you covered. Lunch is served from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Dinner each night is an event, with highlights including fresh tuna sashimi, or garlic barbecue prawns. Local tastes are explored with okra, beetroot, or banana flower curries, and red rice. Salads are a meal in themselves, and European eggplant bakes, potato au gratin or spaghetti Napolitano serve as a taste of home. Desert delights with staples including banana cake, crème caramel, or local pancake with coconut jaggery. Dinner is served from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
You can book for additional massage, treatment, or tour at an additional cost during the retreat.
Two 1-hour massage or beauty treatments are included with the price. You can choose from full body massage, facial massage, chakra balancing massage, Reiki treatment, or body scrub. You can also book extra massage or treatment at an additional charge.
Please book your flight to arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request and costs from 115 USD one way.
You can take a train to arrive at the Matara station.
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