Shala is a sanskrit word meaning " Home "  a gathering place for students to practice, share experience and grow.


In Ayurveda the term Shala is used to refer to the Sal tree which is a tropical tree native  to the indian subcontinent. This tree has many medicinal and healing properties.


Tropical house is a luxury villa , located in a jungle setting close to the stunning beaches of Hikkaduwa only  a 90 minute car transfer from Colombo international airport.
The house was lovingly restored in 2018 combining contemporary sleek lines with traditional Sri Lankan  beauty. 
All the rooms are individual and come with stunning en suite bathrooms complete with rain showers, beautifully designed with sumptuous beds and unique style  with views from your own terrace or balcony overlooking the tropical gardens.  


There is a sizeable sparkling pool surrounded by peaceful tropical gardens, home to exotic birds and playful monkeys. An idilic paradise to rest , relax and reset.

The house comes fully staffed with a talented chef bringing healthy breakfasts and delicious Sri Lankan dinners using market fresh local produce . 
Menus offered  can be  fully vegetarian . 

The beach is a short walk or a 5 min Tuk Tuk ride .
Tuk Tuks are  readily available day and night, extremely cheap and  offer  a fun way of getting around! 



Accommodation   shared/triple

Tropical Breakfast, Dinner, drinks (non alcoholic), tea and coffee
2  + classes daily     

1  sunrise class                     1 sunset class

we will be teaching a mixed timetable of the following 

Bikram yoga
Inferno Hot Pilates
Classic mat Pilates
( workshop /posture clinic )

1 X In house massage 

Airport transfers - 8 seater - shared  minibus
Yoga mats
Beach/pool towels





Sri Lankan Visa


One to one  private yoga

In house Ayurveda Treatments


There are many things to see and do in and around the local area.


Cooking classes 


Local restaurants 

Surf lesson & board hire

Stand up paddle boarding  

UNESCO world heritage site Galle fort and old town 

Tea plantations tour


Cycling tour

Tsunami museum

Turtle hatchery

Udawalawe national safari park

Sinharaja rain forest tour

Yala national park safari tour


Whale watching 



The climate is hot and humid so  bring very light and loose clothing.

sun hat

yoga gear

A good mosquito repellent

Sri Lankan Rupee is the national currency.

Comprehensive travel insurance

UK plugs will fit Sri Lankan sockets





Please check up to date travel requirements at





Rooms all come with en-suite and AC

We have three levels of rooms, 

Retreat prices range  from  £1195 - £1500

( subject to availability) 


Dates -

4th Feb 23-11th Feb 23 (almost sold out) 

13rd Feb 23- 19th Feb 23


The princess    suite      Double/twin /triple     

The Admiral     suite      Double /twin/triple        

2 X penthouse rooms     Double/twin

2  X  standard  rooms     Double/twin

There will also be a supplement if room used for single person occupancy. 


Please note if travelling alone a supplement will be added for the airport transfers ( up to £50) 



A non refundable deposit of £450 is required to confirm your reservation on  the retreat . 



Balance due by December 1st  2022


          Refund policy:

Please see terms and conditions.








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