Ayurveda in Sri Lanka at Surya Lanka Ayurveda Resort

Surya Lanka Ayurveda Resort was established in 1995 – one of the first Ayurveda hotels in Sri Lanka to cater exclusively to Ayurveda guests. It offers the most authentic Ayurveda in Sri Lanka, where guests can choose between the Ayurveda Light program, the Ayurveda Intensive program or the Ayurveda Healing program. Surya Lanka is recognised as a leading Ayurveda Hotel in Sri Lanka, famous for its comprehensive, authentic Ayurveda treatment as well as for its exceptional care and generous hospitality.

Situated on one of the most picturesque beaches in the country, it is an oasis of relaxation for those guests looking for the the perfect Ayurveda Hotel to refresh their mind and body. In addition to the stunning beach-side location Surya Lanka also has two large palm fringed gardens, where guests relax in between treatments. There are also weekly organised activities such as Yoga, Afternoon Excursions, Panchakarma lectures and Botanical Tours of the Surya Lanka gardens. Add to this a well organised Ayurveda Centre, monitored by a highly professional and attentive team of Ayurveda Doctors – which makes Surya Lanka Ayurveda Resort a recognised leader in the field of Ayurveda in Sri Lanka.

For more than 24 years, Surya Lanka has been synonymous with authentic Ayurveda in Sri Lanka, and our Ayurveda doctors are held in high esteem throughout the country. The management aims to combine Western management with traditional Sri Lankan hospitality. As a result, Ayurveda has been successfully developed at into a highly effective and respected medical system for guests seeking holistic well-being. As a guest at Surya Lanka you will experience a holistic approach to Ayurveda, the warmth of the people, the beautiful sandy beach, the coconut palm gardens and an array of activities on offer. 

Ayurveda in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Ayurvedic Massage

Sri Lankan Ayurveda has been practiced for more than a thousand years. Ayurveda focuses on two main aspects – the removal of the causes of an illness and the active promotion of one’s good health and wellbeing.

Ayurveda is unique in its holistic perspective of health, as it incorporates physical, mental and spiritual components. Ayurveda sets out to promote overall health through treating the cause of an illness rather than its symptoms.

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Ayurveda at Surya Lanka Ayurveda Resort

Surya Lanka offers three Ayurveda programs. The Ayurveda ‘Intensive’ delivers a complete detoxification of the body – chosen by approximately 80% of our guests.

The Ayurveda ‘Healing’ is recommended for those guests with serious multiple ailments which require more intensive treatments, more medicines and closer monitoring. The Ayurveda ‘Light’ is recommended for those guests who want less intensive Ayurveda treatment with more time for leisure.

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Panchakarma at Surya Lanka Ayurveda Hotel

Ayurvedic treatment at Panchakarma massage Sri Lanka in Surya Lanka

Panchakarma is known as the gold standard of Ayurveda medicine – the complete detoxification and rejuvenation of the body. The ultimate aim of Panchakarma is to restore total wellbeing through the removal of the cause of an illness and realigning the three doshas.

At Surya Lanka, Panchakarma is strictly practiced according to the three stages of cleansing prescribed in the original Ayurvedic texts – Purvakarma, Pradhanakarma and Pashtakarma.

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Yoga at Surya Lanka Ayurveda Hotel

Surya Lanka has the perfect environment for Yoga in Sri Lanka. Yoga is increasing in popularity worldwide, as more people become aware of its benefits. Yoga is an essential element in the Ayurvedic way of life to achieve a balance between body, mind and soul.

At Surya Lanka, guests are offered 10 classes of yoga a week – 5 days, in the morning and in the evening. The twice-daily Yoga supports the detoxification process and strengthens the mind and body.

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Poolside Yoga at Surya Lanka

The perfect location for an Ayurveda Hotel in Sri Lanka

Lady reading a book at the Ayurveda Hotel

Our Ayurveda Retreat boasts one of the most coveted locations in Sri Lanka, with direct beach frontage to the stunning Talalla Bay. Talalla is an ideal location for an Ayurveda Resort in Sri Lanka – a 1 km golden sandy beach which is perfect for Sunrise/Sunset strolls as well as ideal for swimming during the European winter.

Surya Lanka itself is built upon a former coconut estate, where even today guests can relax in the shade of the palm trees between treatments or whilst dining outside in the Al-fresco dining area.

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Accommodation at Surya Lanka Ayurveda Resort

Surya Lanka was purpose built as an Ayurveda hotel, exclusively for the use of Ayurveda guests. Its 43 rooms are spread out over five separate buildings in an expansive property in order to ensure maximum privacy and quiet.

Choose between Standard, Beach and New Wing rooms, all containing large balconies or terraces, with Sea and/or Garden Views.

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Ayurvedic Cuisine at Surya Lanka Ayurveda Resort

Ayurveda cuisine of SURYA LANKA Ayurveda Hotel

In Ayurveda, nutrition is viewed as an important component, both in the Panchakarma detoxification process and in order to maintain the resultant optimum health.

The doctors and the kitchen staff closely monitor each guest’s diet in order to ensure that Ayurveda diet principles are strictly observed. Guests are also able to partake in the weekly cooking demonstration, where they can learn how to prepare traditional Sri Lankan food.

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Doctors’ Consultations at Surya Lanka Ayurveda Hotel

Each guest’s Ayurveda program at Surya Lanka begins with an Initial consultation with the Ayurveda Doctor. It is the basis of your Ayurveda program, as it provides the information required for the Doctors to devise the best program specific to your individual needs.

This is followed by a Mid consultation, which is a formal assessment of the progress of your Ayurveda cure. During the Final Consultation doctors give advice on how to extend the benefits gained from your Ayurveda program.

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Sri Lankan Ayurveda neck massage

Excursions from Surya Lanka

Beach outside Surya Lanka

Surya Lanka offers a weekly Excursion for guests’ to get a glimpse of the Sri Lankan way of life and showcase the country’s culture during their Ayurveda holiday. These are rotated between a visit to the Galle Fort – a UNESCO heritage site built in 1588 by the Portugese, a visit to a Tea Plantation and a visit to the Mulkirigala Temple – a rock temple which dates back to the 3rd Century AD.

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