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Adore Yoga Retreat, Sri Lanka  $2,999 per person twinshare (Earlybird ends 6 May 2019)

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Discover why Lonely Planet named Sri Lanka as the NUMBER ONE travel destination for 2019. You'll experience deeply rejuvenating yoga and meditation surrounded by lakes, mountains and magical forests. Explore nearby tea plantations, ancient temples and traditional villages, then return to your boutique accommodation for gourmet vegetarian meals and restorative yoga. Join us for an epic yoga retreat that journeys to exciting new destinations while bringing you home to the peace and tranquility of your own heart. 



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Yoga and Meditation in a Sri Lankan Sanctuary



  • You'll be visiting somewhere new with a friendly group of like minded people 

  • Deep relaxation - you'll be able to de-compress in a natural paradise, miles away from the hassles of daily life 

  • Time and expert guidance to develop your own yoga and meditation practice

  • Press the 're-set' button as you nourish your body and mind with deliciously healthy food, nurturing yoga and balancing meditation


    Discovery - go at your own pace as you explore nearby temples, villages, forests and waterfalls 

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Your Adore Yoga Sri Lanka Retreat Itinerary


We will meet in the Sri Lankan capital city, Colombo. From there, we will drive in private cars to our mountain sanctuary, Rukgala. Ideally situated in the hills of the emerald green interior of the island, Rukgala is a gorgeous boutique hotel and yoga retreat centre that boasts views across mountains, lakes and tea plantations. It is the perfect spot to enjoy relaxing yoga and meditation, yet close to many fascinating cultural, historical and natural sights that are a must-see for any visitor to Sri Lanka. 


9am Tuesday 26 November 2019

Meet at in Colombo and transfer by private car to Rukgala in the mountainous centre of Sri Lanka (approximately 4hrs).


Tuesday 26 November - Monday 2 December

A typical day on the Adore Yoga Sri Lanka Retreat might look like this:


7.30am:  Morning Yoga and Meditation

9am:  Deliciously fresh and healthy breakfast

10am - 1pm:  Exploration of local cultural, historical and nature sites

1pm:  Organic vegetarian lunch

2pm - 4.30pm:  Free time for resting by the pool, reading, enjoying a massage

4.30pm:  Afternoon Yoga and Meditation

6.30pm:  Dinner, great conversation and excellent company


Monday 2 December

7.30am:  Morning Yoga and Meditation

9.00am: Breakfast

11am: Transfer by private car to Colombo airport (approximately 4hrs)


We recommend leaving an extra night or two to explore Colombo, nearby beaches and the surrounding areas. If you are flying out of Colombo on Monday 2 December 2019, please arrange for a flight that leaves after 7.30pm to ensure time to arrive at the airport and check in.  



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Your Adore Yoga Sri Lanka Retreat Includes:  


  • Transfer from Colombo airport to Rukgala (9am 26 Nov) and from Rukgala to Colombo airport (11am 2 Dec)
  • 6 nights twin-share accommodation with ensuite
  • 6 deliciously healthy breakfasts, lunches and dinners at Rukgala
  • Daily yoga, meditation and pranayama sessions


Price and Bookings

$2,999 per person twinshare (EARLYBIRD, ends 6 May 2019)

$3,399 per person twinshare after 6 May 2019 

$400 single supplement


Payment Plan

A $900 deposit is required at time of booking to secure your place on the program and easy monthly payment plans are available on request. Get a call-back to learn more.




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Get to Know Your Guides

Nikola Ellis and Rosemary Manners co-founded Adore Yoga, one of Australia's most respected yoga schools, in 2002. With many decades of global travel between them, Nikola and Rosemary have practiced and taught yoga and meditation on every continent except Antarctica (watch this space!) They have been taking students to magical locations for yoga and meditation retreats and trainings since 2010, including programs in Bali, Myanmar, Australia and South India. They are passionate about partnering with local communities in every country they visit, finding ways to support education, health and wellbeing at a grass-roots level.



Nikola Ellis

C-IAYT, MCAP. Founder, Adore Yoga

Your Yoga Retreat is hosted by Nikola Ellis, founder of Adore Yoga. Nikola has been immersed in yoga, meditation and ayurveda for over 25 years, studying with leading international teachers.  Nikola loves sharing her passion for yoga and travel with students from all over the world, presenting retreats, trainings and adventures in Australia, Asia, USA and Europe. Nikola runs a successful private Yoga Therapy practice in Sydney and develops Yoga Therapy programs for organisations including A Sound Life, Cancer Council NSW, The Butterfly Foundation and The Kinghorn Cancer Centre.


Rosemary Manners

Naturopath, Nutritionist, NLP

Rosemary has been passionate about health since graduating from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Pharmacy 25 years ago. Ten years ago she completed a Diploma of Naturopathy from Nature Care College and since then she has been studying the mind and the decisions we make in relationship to health. This study has included Neurolinguistic programming, Time Line Therapy and Hypnosis. Rosemary is also a trainer in NLP and Time Line Therapy.


Booking Terms and Conditions
Retreat deposits are non refundable and we recommend you take out travel insurance. Earlybird discount is valid for bookings with payment made before stated Earlybird period ends. Bookings that are not confirmed with payment of balance prior to the end of the Earlybird period will revert to full price and Earlybird discount will be forfeited. For all bookings, balance of payment is due 4 weeks prior to retreat start date. Should you cancel your booking more than four weeks prior to retreat start date, 50% of whatever balance has been paid (after non-refundable deposit) will be given. No refunds will be made for cancellations made within 4 weeks of retreat start date. All bookings are transferrable and may be used by another person if you are unable to attend.