Sri Lanka Retreat 2018 Winter Escape

August 11th to August 18th 2018 

Retreat Information

Let us introduce to the location of our 2018 Winter Escape at Sri Lanka’s Aliya Resort & Spa, SIGIRIYA

It’s a unique setting nestled among the lush greenery of rolling fields, ancient old indigenous trees and chena growth of the dry zone of the Central Province.Aliya Resort & Spa Sigiriya invites us all to relax and unwind, far from the hustle and bustle of city life.


What to expect: Accomodation

*EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – FULL PAYMENT required by 1st April 2018*

Inspired by the beloved elephant or ‘Aliya’ in the Sinhala language, you will find a piece of elephant art in each room. 
Tripadvisor rates Aliya 4.5 stars.
Designed with the minimalist concept in mind, these rooms are free of clutter and unnecessary ornamentation. Aliya provides guests with a spacious room, comfortable Queen Size / Single beds, soft pillows, fluffy towels and a spacious bathroom.
  • LCD TV with international channels
  • A/C & fan
  • Mini Bar
  • Tea & coffee making facility
  • Electronic Safe
  • Bathtub & Shower

What to expect: Spa

Revitalise your mind, spirit and body at the  Ayurveda spa, ‘Ayur Vie’, that offers a range of holistic Ayurvedic treatments.

At “Ayur Vie” you’ll be able to experience the power of therapeutic and traditional holistic medicine. Aliya Resort & Spa’s in-house Ayurvedic doctor is on offer to guide you on a journey to complete wellness and inner balance.  

What to expect: Food

Aliya Resort & Spa offers an array of culinary delights with mouth-watering cuisine to suit every taste! Enjoy a cocktail and indulge your taste buds with an array of genuinely local Sri Lankan food; diners can also sample a selection of impeccably cooked international cuisine. 

What to expect: Yoga

You get the BONUS 2 for 1 with the inspiring and real  teaching duo,  your Bali retreat hosts – Kate and Sam.
Both teachers are passionate about all things yoga, food, wine and cherish all  life experiences and friends.
Sam loves a creative flow with music to keep you moving with the breath. You never know what you will get in the class.
Classes are tailored to who is in the room and how everyone feels. She literally goes with flow.
Kate brings personality, creates strength in body and space for the mind. Her classes are fun and challenging with options for all.  She enjoys teaching Hatha yoga & Fusion style classes which combine static postures with elements of vinyasa. A focus on breathe is always an important element of her classes.
Both Kate and Sam love to share their fun and dynamic practices. We are all about balance so get ready for daily yin, restore as well as meditation.
We have a flair for going with the FLOW and adapting to the needs of our retreat attendees … ALL will be nurtured.

What to expect: Sample Retreat Day

7am -8.30am     Yoga class
9am                     Breakfast
10-4pm             * FREE TIME * 
explore, treatments, relax
4-5pm                 Yoga workshops
(3 sessions over the week)
5pm-6.30pm      Yoga Class
7.30pm               Dinner

The Details –

Pure Hot Yoga and Adelaide Yoga Flow Sri Lanka Retreat 2018

Retreat Price Includes:

7 nights / 6 days Delux accommodation at Aliya Resort & Spa
All Breakfasts at Aliya Resort & Spa
7 Group Dinners at Aliya Resort & Spa
Daily (sunrise and sunset) yoga classes
Optional Workshops
1x massage
Use of health and wellbeing facilities 
Complimentary 2 bottles of water per room
Airport transfers upon arrival and departure (on designated start and finish dates)

Retreat Price does NOT include:

• Return airfare to/from Sri Lanka
• Passport costs
• Sri Lankan visa
• Health & travel insurance (recommended before booking and paying deposit)
• Lunches / Beverages not listed in inclusions
• Gratuities / Optional tours


  • Visit the World Heritage Dambulla Cave Temple, considered to be the largest painted caves in the world 
  • Sigiriya (Lion Rock) built on top of a huge boulder in the 5th century. Known as a palace, a rock fortress and the hidden castle of King Kasyapa 
  • Minnariya National Park offers an opportunity to see wild elephants gathering on the grass fields
  • Polonnaruwa Archaeological Ruins – Pollonnaruwa is a classic example of the irrigation technology, architecture and art that was predominant in the 7th century. It also provides an insight to the Buddhist and Hindu culture present at that time.
  • Kaudulla National Park – The park is bordering on one of the irrigation tanks built by an ancient King of Sri Lanka, Mahasen. This is probably the main reason why it allures wild animals and birds. Kaudullla is a popular tourist destination because you can see many wild elephants at close range.

EARLY BIRD $2600 (paid before 1st April)  /
FULL PRICE  $2900 
EARLY BIRD $3600 (paid before 1st April)  /  
  • You do not need to book with friends or partners to secure a twin, however its more fun to book with your bestie 😉 Alternatively we can partner you up with a like minded yogi.

Full payment is due 1st May 2018 prior to departure and participants agree to pay any outstanding balance no later than this date.

A non-refundable $1000 deposit is required upon application/ booking
• EARLY BIRD (Full payment received) by 
1st APRIL 2018
Account Name: Mrs S Efraimsen
BSB: 083 372
Account Number: 59 854 3308
Please desposit amount with your name as a reference and send an email remittance advice to

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