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Ayurvie Weligama

Weligama, Sri Lanka

Overview

If you are looking for an Ayurvedic health kick in a modern environment, Ayurvie Weligama is the right place for you! Located in the southern coast of Sri Lanka near Weligama bay, this hotel is surrounded by lush palm trees and lapping ocean waves. Traditional Ayurveda with one to one consultations, daily treatments, yoga classes, healthy veggie meals, no alcohol and community spirit will ensure you return home feeling healthier, rejuvenated and more balanced.

If you love the concept you can also visit their sister property and explore very different part of Sri Lanka - Sigirya. 

When to go

Weather remains warm and sunny throughout most of the year. Best time to visit is from December to March. The most rainfall is in June.
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What we love

  • The perfect retreat setting - it is a quiet spot but there are town facilities and points of interest are nearby 
  • Offering traditional and authentic Ayurvedic concepts while providing all comforts and luxury you might need on relaxing holidays 
  • Ayurvedic juice bar (only one in Weligama) serves refreshing Ayurvedic teas and elixirs 

Who should go

  • Single travellers who want to be surrounded by like-minded people and create connections 
  • All those seeking an authentic Ayurveda retreat 
  • Everyone who needs to disconnect from the world and enjoy a wellness break in an exotic setting 


Offers

  • Single room offer
  • - Additional 5% of the price for all single travellers, for minimum 10 nights stay only
  • Free night offer
  • - Stay 7/ Pay 6 OR Stay 14/ Pay 12
  • - For stays between 1 Feb - 31 October 2024
  • Twin centre offer - Stay at Ayurvie Weligama and Ayurvie Sigirya *
  • - 2 free nights at Sigirya and 1 free night at Weligama
  • - Min 14 nights (7 in each hotel), stay between Aug 23 - 30 April 24, book by 16 April 24 & 1 May - 31 Oct 24, Must be booked by 31 Oct 24

*cannot be combined with any other offer

Have a question?

Ayurveda retreat

If you are looking for an authentic Ayurveda, this programme is a must! Your stay will start with a consultation with an Ayurvedic doctor who will prescribe your daily treatments (up to 1.5 hours, usually done in the morning). Include two daily yoga classes and veggie meals and you have a perfect healthy break. Minimum stay is 7 nights.
£938
per person

Wellness

Ayurvie is an Ayurvedic retreat with well-established reputation dedicated to elevating and rejuvenating the physical and mental states of its guests. Ayurvedic doctors, therapists and chefs all team up together to create a personalised wellness journey, following the footsteps of traditional Ayurvedic healing. Ayurvie Weligama offers a restoring holistic approach to Ayurvedic treatments in a exotic environment that offers moments of quiet reflection. Detox and nourish yourself with a range of Panchakarma and Ayurveda treatments, yoga and pranayama (breathing) sessions, nutritional vegetarian menus and herbal elixirs personalised to suit every personality and body type.

The concept of the healing is exactly the same at their sister property Ayurvie Sigirya

Ayurvie is also about understanding Sri Lankan history and culture, they include unique experiences curated for all guests as part of their package. You will be able to meet a head monk at the Bimbarama temple for a discussion or participate in a meditation session;  learn traditional techniques of cooking sattvic meals with the cooking demo; taken to visit a pre-school & computer centre which is partly funded by the hotel or invited to visit the best preserved sea fortresses in South Asia which have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

This retreat has a triangular infinity pool overlooking Weligama bay and direct beach access. There is also a yoga shala for group morning and evening sessions. 


Activities

Activities available at resort
  • Yoga twice a day
  • Pranayama
  • Meditation
  • Swimming pool
  • Beach
  • Spa
  • Authentic Sri Lankan cooking demonstration

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Whale watching in Mirissa
  • Visit to Hadungoda Tea Factory
  • Discover the Dutch Fort in Galle
  • Visit a village Buddhist Temple 
  • Mangrove, Cinnamon & village exploration in Kogalla

Typical Group Classes

  • Morning yoga from 6.30 - 7.30
  • Evening yoga from 5.30 - 6.30

Rooms

Ayurvie has 26 rooms in total, ranging between deluxe, garden loft rooms and master suites. Each room has a spacious balcony with ocean views and the garden loft room has a semi-private garden with garden views. According to your body constitution Vata, Pitta or Kapha, you will have the luxury of selecting your room according to the colour preference and your constutition. Each room has a private bathroom. 

Deluxe rooms can be arranged in twin bed setting, all other rooms have king size beds. 

Filtered water is provided in the rooms. 

Please note that Wi-Fi available in Lobby area, Garden Loft & Suites. 

There are no TVs in the rooms


Deluxe room
Deluxe room is 38 SqM with a king size bed or 2 single beds. There is also a seating area. 

Room has a balcony with Ocean views and bathroom has a shower. 

Room facilities include filtered water, safe, AC, kettle, slippers, bathrobe, yoga mat and a hair dryer. Mosquito net is available on request. 

This room does not have wifi access 

Garden Loft

Garden Loft room is 69 SqM with a king size bed which is located in the loft area of the room (up the stairs). 

There is a living/sitting area downstairs. 

Room has a semi private garden and bathroom has a shower.

Room facilities include filtered water, safe, AC, kettle, slippers, bathrobe, yoga mat and a hair dryer. Mosquito net is available on request.

This room does provide wifi access 

Master Suite
There are 2 master suites in the hotel and they measure between 99 - 123 SqM.

Suites have a king size bed and a spacious separate living area. 

Suite has a shower as well as bathtub overlooking the ocean. 

Room facilities include filtered water, safe, AC, kettle, slippers, bathrobe, yoga mat and a hair dryer. Mosquito net is available on request.

This room does provide wifi access 

What’s on the menu

There is one restaurant at the hotel. All meals will be included in your Ayurvedic stay as well as water, fresh juices and herbal teas. All meals are vegetarian and prepared using locally sourced fresh produce to promote the well-being according to your Doshas type. Their approach to food is very personalised at Ayurvie - experienced chefs prepare your meals created in coordination with the  Ayurvedic doctors and physicians based on your tailored Ayurvedic programme. 

Please note that alcoholic beverages, meat and carbonated drinks are not served at Ayurvie Weligama. 



Meals at Ayurvie
Aahara
Aahara restaurant is open from 7am to 9pm daily and sits facing retreat's unique infinity pool offering scenic views of swaying palms and the Indian Ocean.
Arishta
Arishta
An Ayurvedic juice bar open all day and are available on demand. Enjoy variety of herbal teas and elixirs that are concocted using authentic and energy-balancing roots, herbs and spices to carefully restore equilibrium to your three Doshas

Location

The retreat is located 5 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Weligama bay. Weligama is a quaint fishing town well known for surfing, whale watching and has one of the best beaches on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. The historic town of Gale is only 45 minutes away. 

Ayurvie has a sister property in magical Sigirya and a twin centre stay is possible!


Nearest airport

There is a direct flight from London to Colombo which takes approximately 11 hours and is operated by Sri-Lankan Airlines.

Transfer time by car is approximately 2.5 hrs from Colombo airport to the retreat.


Visa and entry:

You will need a visa to enter Sri Lanka. You can do apply online for an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) here.

On arrival visa facilities are available, however applying for an ETA before travel is advised for ease of travel and to prevent delays on arrival.

Families, Children & Infants

Children are not encouraged to visit this retreat. Minimum age is 13 years & above

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