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Spas and Ayurvedic Healing in Sri Lanka

One of the world’s oldest approaches to medicine, Ayurvedic healing is an ancient system based on 5000 years of tradition and to this day is a accepted choice of treatment amongst Sri Lankans and is practiced by almost 60 per cent of the population.

Reflecting the country’s rich background in this form of alternative treatment, Sri Lanka is home to many Ayurvedic healing centres and spa retreats specialised in offering high quality yoga sessions and Ayurvedic medicine and are available in range of retreats from eco resorts in rural surroundings to luxury hotels all over the island.

There is in fact an Ayurvedic healing itinerary available for those who wish to undergo intensive Ayurvedic treatment which consists of a five-day journey of the country’s Cultural Triangle and the hill capital of Kandy, concluding with a final two weeks in the deep South.

For those looking to be pampered by experienced masseuses, several luxury hotels boast luxurious spas set in unique settings and offer specialised spa holidays which allows visitors to enjoy the sights of Sri Lanka and also immerse oneself in the ultimate spa experience.

Some of the more popular options include Vil Uyana’s island spa set amidst a lotus-filled waterway, Amaya Lake’s Ayurvedic spa which promises the best in soothing traditional treatments while surrounded by the sounds of nature and Amangalla’s spa baths set in the city of Galle in the South seeped in 17th century Dutch architecture.

For those looking to enjoy the sea and golden sands, the Lighthouse Hotel’s Adam and Eve spa experience which includes a floral bath and a three-course dinner by the spa’s plunge pool is an ideal choice.
 

 

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