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Sri Lanka

Yoga in Sri Lanka

There are many reasons why to combine your yoga holiday with a visit to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is the “light version of India” and offers endless white sand beaches and a stunning nature to ground yourself and leave daily life behind

Your Yoga Guide for Sri Lanka

Practicing Yoga in Sri Lanka is a unique experience: Wild national parks, amazing surf spots, flavorful food, scenic trains and a visit to the beautiful seaport Galle with its mixture of European architecture and south-east Asian tradition are just a few of the amazing activities you can do in your yoga free time. As one of the most relaxed south-east Asian countries, Sri Lanka is also a perfect start for a journey through the region.

Attending a yoga retreat in Sri Lanka is a unique experience compared to the regular destinations Bali, Thailand, or Costa Rica. Being just a stone’s throw away from India, traditional yoga practice is nothing new to Sri Lanka. However, yoga centers and yoga retreats in Sri Lanka are just being established. This Yoga Guide helps you to find your perfect yoga retreat for Sri Lanka.

Yoga Retreats and Teacher Trainings in Sri Lanka

10 Days Ayurvedic Yoga Retreat
Sri Lanka, Tangalle


13 Days Dream Yoga Retreat
Sri Lanka, Dickwella South


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Yoga retreats / holidays in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a charming country with beautiful sights, sounds, and flavors. If you want to experience the ancient healing practice of Ayurveda during your yoga retreat, then Sri Lanka is the perfect place to do so. Ayurveda and meditation are fundamental practices in Sri Lanka to heal body and mind.

Choosing a yoga retreat in Sri Lanka means practicing with experienced yoga instructors and being surrounded by stunning nature and exciting experiences. The beautiful scenery, delicious Sri Lankan food places, stunning beaches, and hot surf spots are a huge motivation for many to choose a yoga retreat in Sri Lanka. Whether you want to do a low budget retreat or want to indulge in a luxury wellness retreat, you have endless options to relax, practice, nourish body and mind and enjoy your surroundings in Sri Lanka.

Especially surf and yoga retreats are popular in Sri Lanka. With some of the world’s best waves, the coastline offers many places to practice yoga and surfing. Sri Lanka seems like a nice balance between overwhelming India and the busy beaches in Bali but offers the magic of both destinations.

The Sri Yoga Shala offers daily Vinyasa/Hatha/Yin and Restorative classes, retreats, yoga workshops and yoga teacher training. It is located in the jungle of Unawatuna and owes a stunning yoga shala to deepen your practice. Camp Poe is another hidden gem in Sri Lanka and is ideal for yogis who want to include surfing into their retreat experience. It is located in Ahangama, on the south coast of Sri Lanka. Camp Poe offers yoga classes twice a day and for those who are not participating in a retreat, there are drop-in classes available. Besides yoga and surfing the retreat includes relaxing with artwork, enjoying music and writing poetry.

Why you should do Yoga in Sri Lanka?

  • Sri Lanka is the “light version of India”
  • Sri Lanka is cheap to travel through
  • Sri Lanka is becoming more and more popular but is not overrun by tourists yet
  • Sri Lanka is one of the more relaxed places in South-east Asia and so a perfect place for a Retre

From the Magazine – BookingYoga Team advices for the adventurer yogi

Good to know before traveling to Sri Lanka