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Get away to our idyllic retreat which is set right on the beach on the southern tip of one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
Find peace and relaxation doing the yoga you love with our Yoga Alliance trained and certified yoga teachers.
The area is called Hikkaduwa [pronounced: HICK-CUD-DOO-WA] and it’s an area that’s famous for yoga and Ayurveda treatments.
In the retreat itself we offer you a teacher-led yoga session twice a day, three or six days a week whilst you stay in our exquisite air-conditioned rooms.
We teach traditional hatha yoga which is known throughout the world and forms the basis of styles such as Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Bikram and Iyengar.
Our Yoga Alliance trained and certified teachers can show you new postures and help you to perfect the ones you already know.
Spoil yourself, properly, at Hot Yoga Retreat Sri Lanka.
During the sessions, the basics of yoga and meditation will be explored. A balanced mix of styles will be practised depending on the group using elements of hatha, flow, restorative and therapeutic yoga.
Pranayama, relaxation, and cleansing techniques will form part of the programme to achieve peacefulness and well being.
She is an RYT500 qualified and experienced teacher.
At the retreat she will teach around 30 postures in each class. She can also teach and demonstrate advanced postures on request.
Our programme is suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners of yoga.
Hot Yoga Retreat Sri Lanka is one of a kind. Set on a white sand beach looking out onto the Indian Ocean, the retreat nestles within a tropical garden full of fruits, flowers, trees and coconuts.
The retreat (pictured) is run as a family business and has been serving the travellers from all over the world for over a decade.
A five minute walk from the ocean, the retreat is at the heart of Hikkaduwa beach, one of the most popular destinations in Sri Lanka.
Here you can be inspired and focus deeply on your practice whilst surrounded by like-minded people from all over the world.
All of our rooms are cooled by sea breeze, ceiling fans and air conditioning.
The rooms are cleaned every day and have capacious nets to protect you from the few mosquitos that can survive so close to the ocean.
Every single one of our rooms has access to a veranda and each comes equipped with a wifi connection in case you need to check in with life at home.
The retreat has a lock box available for your use.
In the retreat our goal is to serve the freshest, healthiest food you can get, every day.
The choice includes meat, fish and vegetarian meals, home-grown Sri Lankan curry dishes as well as Western options too.
After each yoga session you can choose between a fruit juice made in our juice bar or coconut water from a coconut growing on our grounds supplied on request.
Our Bed & Breakfast offer includes breakfast. Lunch and dinner are always listed on our daily menu. You’re welcome to sample some of the local restaurants which offer the finest quality fish straight out of the ocean as well as quality European cuisine.
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We are on the southern coastline of Sri Lanka about 70 kilometers from Colombo.
We don’t book flights but we can recommend a travel agent for groups. Please contact us for more details.
You will need to fly to Sri Lanka’s main airport which is called Bandaranaike International Airport (IATA Airport Code: CMB).
It can be a long flight so if you leave on a Saturday, you’ll arrive on the Sunday and have time to rest.
For the six day retreat, the yoga sessions start on the Monday.
You’ll need to get a visa to visit Sri Lanka. They cost $30.
You can get the visa online at the Sri Lankan embassy website.
If you plan to stay for more than 30 days you can extend your VISA for up to 90 days at the VISA office in Colombo for a fee (maximum $100).
We can arrange transport for you from the airport to the retreat if a group of five arrive at around the same time.
Otherwise a taxi from the airport to the hotel costs $75.
Please let us know exactly when you plan to arrive.
At the moment we’re taking bookings for winter 2013 and the 2014 season.
We look for a minimum of five people for each course to run.
It’s also possible to stay on for longer at the retreat as a holiday guest if you wish.
Please let us know and we can arrange it for you.
For all our retreats, we take payment via Paypal or bank transfer to our UK bank account.
The prices for our three night retreat packages are USD 327 for a double room, USD 270 for a single room and USD 369 for a triple stay room.
The prices for our six night retreat packages are USD 849 for a double room and USD 746 for a single room.
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