Upcoming Retreats at Nisala Arana
Upcoming wellness and yoga retreats at Nisala Arana are posted below and can be booked directly. Please check back for updates and new retreats in the future.
Nisala Arana set on acres of Bawa designed gardens and coconut estate. The front lawns and yoga pavilion offer peaceful
spaces for the practice of meditation and yoga.
We offer professional yoga classes for our guests with morning or evening sessions available daily or on request. Tailored family yoga packages
can also be arranged to include the kids with beginner introductory sessions. Our dedicated yoga shala is positioned offering
seclusion and privacy within the gardens and overlooks the croquet lawn and pool. The yoga pavilion is open-sided
and finished with soft polished cement floors. Leveled with the ground and shaded by surrounding trees
our shala invites the garden inside melding boundaries.
Ayurveda oil massages, treatment and mediation sessions can be arranged at Nisala Arana. Our rustic massage hut is sheltered between the inner courtyard. Lotus pond and the Erica palm estate by the Coconut wing. We offer a simple selection of Ayurveda oil massages relaxing the head, feet and full-body over sixty minutes. Place your request earlier for a male or female masseuse.
Nisala Arana is located in the village of Bentota on the south west coast of Sri Lanka. An idyllic and culturally
rich destination featuring a stretch of stunning beaches perfect for surfing, diving and a lagoon with all types of water activities. The conditions in Bentota are well suited to a beginner surfer with a safe sandy bay to practice and develop
your skills. It’s fun and healthy and with your own
private surf coach and rental board you will be riding the waves in no time. You can also enjoy a full range of lagoon water sports including water skiing,
jet skiing and tube rides. For those seeking more adventure you might try your hand at deep-sea fishing,
Para-flying or charter yourself a Yacht, Helicopter or Seaplane..
“We stayed at Nisala Arana on a Yoga holiday and just happened to get married whilst we were there! The garden was perfect for group yoga every morning and also our wedding. The food was delicious and the staffs were just lovely. Ben and his team worked tirelessly to decorate the garden for our wedding and the setting was breath taking. If you're thinking of getting married on a Yoga retreat I recommend Nisala Arana as the perfect venue. I cannot thank everyone at the hotel for making our stay and our wedding perfect.”
Zahra & Andrew UK
“I recently stayed in the Nisala Arana on a yoga retreat, my whole experience in Sri Lanka was amazing. The staffs were both charming and attentive, nothing seemed to much trouble. We ate like kings and queens for the whole time we were there, all the food was locally sourced and cooked from scratch at all meals. An oasis of calm and tranquility it was quite hard to leave as I felt I was leaving behind old friends. I defiantly hope to return one day with my family.”
Yoga Guest AU
“The food here was incredible, we had delicious curries, rotties and fish dishes throughout our stay. All lovingly made, beautifully presented and lip smackingly tasty! Breakfast was hearty and a great start to the stay, and the tea table that is presented each afternoon is a civilized delight. All in all, the perfect retreat. Great value for money and a truly lovely place to kick back and enjoy some of the best hospitality Sri Lanka has to offer.”
- Jerry Seinfeld