Here’s why you should select Sri Lanka for your next Yoga Holiday (Best Yoga Retreats in Sri Lanka)

Here’s why you should select Sri Lanka for your next Yoga Holiday (Best Yoga Retreats in Sri Lanka)

Here’s why you should select Sri Lanka for your next Yoga Holiday (Best Yoga Retreats in Sri Lanka)

If you are reading this article right now, you might probably be thinking of your next vacation destination and if you are a person into yoga, you would want yoga to be a big part of it. So you might be thinking, where should I go for my next vacation, where I could enjoy the holiday and do some yoga at the same time.

While there are many options for you to choose from all over the world, I would say the ideal place for your next yoga holiday is Sri Lanka. Even if you are not a “Yoga Person”, you will definitely enjoy the breathtaking vistas over the mountains and the soothing sunset over the ocean. So without much talk let me show you why you should choose Sri Lanka for your next Yoga Holiday.


An “out of the ordinary” Travel Destination

Sri Lanka is not the typical, conventional travel destination when compared to most of the popular travel destinations in the world. When talking about Sri Lanka in yoga terms, not many people can say that they have explored and practised Yoga in Sri Lanka. What differentiates Sri Lanka from other popular travel destinations is that, Sri Lanka has the most beautiful and breathtaking natural landscapes that cannot be found in any country across the world. These natural landscapes will give the best environments for you to engage in Yoga, creating a very relaxing and enjoyable yoga experience.

Well Established Yoga and Wellness Retreats

As the Sri Lanka’s name is becoming popular in the world Yoga game, more and more Yoga centers and retreats are being established in Sri Lanka which makes it a perfect Yoga destination to deepen your practice. Since Sri Lanka is so close to the birth place of Yoga i.e. India, there are many well experienced and qualified trainers that will help you to achieve the best in Yoga. Except for the well-established yoga retreats and highly qualified trainers, the natural environments around these yoga centers will also help you to achieve that next level of relaxation. These Yoga Retreats offer a range of services which is not just about Yoga.

Click here to take a quick look at the various services offered by these yoga retreats.

The Perfect Natural Landscapes all over the Country

Sri Lanka is the perfect place to calm the soul and immerse yourself in what nature has to offer! If you want to practice yoga with the cool ocean breeze and blissful sunshine, there are some wonderful beaches all around the country. Or else if you want to do yoga in the greeny mountains with the perfect weather which is not too sunny and not too cold, there’s Ella, which is a perfect place to practice Yoga with so many other fun stuff to do.

If you are interested in experiencing all of these without just one, you should definitely check out this Yoga Journey, where you will be able to practice yoga in different places of the country while engaging in various other fun activities.

A Variety of Accommodation Options

There are accommodation facilities for every type of traveler and every type of budget. If you are looking for a more luxurious stay, there are many 4 star and 5 star hotels around the country or if you are looking for cheaper accommodation options there are plenty.

Since we are on the subject of Yoga, check out these exceptional accommodation options offered by Ella Yoga Hub. If you are looking for something different from traditional accommodation then this is it. The best part about this is that, every accommodation option that is being offered here is blend with some of Yoga essence, so it will not be just sleeping and waking up. Jungle tented camping and Camp fire accommodation to name a few of the accommodation options offered.

Alovevera Plants inside the Room

Aloe vera is also known to be a plant that helps sleep quality. It produces oxygen at night to give you a calm, restful slumber. Caring for an aloe vera plant is simple because it doesn't require much watering. Just make sure to keep it in a spot in your bedroom that has a lot of direct sunlight. 

Aloe vera is a powerful plant that has a ton of positive effects. When you break off a piece of a leaf, you'll find a gel that can be used in a variety of ways. Naturally treat sunburn, frostbite, dry skin, cold sores, itching, along with other skin conditions. Aloe vera tastes good, too! You can purchase aloe vera juice, which is loaded with antioxidants and helps digestion and strengthen your immune system. Aloe vera is also known to be a plant that helps sleep quality. It produces oxygen at night to give you a calm, restful slumber. Caring for an aloe vera plant is simple because it doesn't require much watering. Just make sure to keep it in a spot in your bedroom that has a lot of direct sunlight

The Best Ayurveda Retreats

One of the best things of selecting Sri Lanka for your Yoga holiday is that they have the best Ayurveda Retreats. Also Ayurveda and Yoga go together like peanut butter and jelly and share many philosophies and practices. Sri Lanka has its own Ayurveda traditions that go back over 3000 years and which have been faithfully passed down through the ages. The core concept of Ayurveda is based upon the interconnections between the mind, body, soul and what is known as the “Panchamahabhuta”; five elements that make up the universe namely earth, fire, water, air and space. 

If you’re interested in learning more about Ayurveda while practicing Yoga, check out Ayurveda by Ella Yoga Hub.



Sri Lanka has some infamous beaches that have been enticing visitors for many years. Do you know for what these beaches in Sri Lanka is famous for? It is “surfing”. Many of the tourists who visit Sri Lanka happen to really enjoy surfing. Do you know what else is interesting about surfing? It really goes hand in hand with yoga. Mirissa, Unawatuna and Weligama to name a few of the popular beaches for surfing.


Ease of Travel

Since Sri Lanka is a small island, going from point A to B from anywhere in the country will take very less time. Also in-country transport is very cheap when compared to other countries. So you will save both in terms of money and time when travelling inside Sri Lanka. There are also a range of transport modes available in the country such as the sprawling train network where you will be able to enjoy the best of the Sri Lankan natural scenery and the tuk tuks galore.

Speaking of in-country transportation, this exciting classic car tour makes it very interesting travelling in Sri Lanka as you get to enjoy the beautiful view and ride in a classic car at the same time. 

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