Wellness retreat holidays have been one of the most sought after holidays in recent years. The health and rejuvenation benefits it provides each person cannot be denied. Being able to relax and getaway at a beautiful destination holiday combined with being taken care of and having your health needs catered to does seem like the whole package. However, visiting a wellness retreat may not be in the cards for you right now. This should not come in the way of your wellness journey. …


If you are anything like us, you are always thinking about your next holiday, even if you have just returned from one or you are currently at one. And there is nothing wrong with that. Holidays and vacations are what keep us going. Everything that we are involved in and responsible for on a day-to-day basis can get quite overwhelming and stressful. So it’s completely natural to dream about and plan for those couple of days/weeks where you get to unwind and relax. But for a lot of us, the not so fun part about the vacation is trying to…


More and more, Sri Lanka is gaining popularity for having some of the best mountain resorts you’ll ever find anywhere. In stark contrast to the hot and crowded beach towns is the cool mountain climate of the Central region, where breathtaking views and a wonderful plethora of hikes and nature trails are a guarantee wherever you look. Here’s a list of the five best mountain resorts in Sri Lanka.

Santani Resort

The elevated restaurant at Santani Resort

Santani Wellness Resort and Spa, Sri Lanka’s premier natural Ayurvedic wellness and yoga retreat. Built on a former tea plantation that is surrounded by paddy fields, this 48-acre resort…


Santani Wellness Sri Lanka
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Are you looking for a holiday that will help you feel relaxed and rejuvenated? Well if you are tired, overwhelmed and generally stressed out with everything that is going around you, you have stumbled across the right post. The picturesque island of Sri Lanka would make the ideal vacation spot for anyone. Whether you are looking for a chilled out beach vacation, an adventurous holiday filled with hikes and treks or whether you are interested in exploring a different nation’s culture and history, this island has got it all. …


‘New normal’; the phrase we have become all too familiar with in the span of a year because of the constant use throughout 2020. With the Corona Virus being declared a pandemic as it not just changed a selected few, but the entire world and all aspects of ‘life as we know it’, it led to the understanding that the ways and lifestyle we were used to had to be altered. Terms such as ‘quarantine’, ‘self-isolation’ and ‘social distancing’ became a part of our daily vocabulary and having our temperature checked every time we entered a store or wearing a…


Drink adequate clean water daily for a healthier lifestyle

It’s 2021 and although the ‘new year, new me’ slogan is quite cliché, the new year is a good opportunity to evaluate our health and attempt to lead a healthier lifestyle. Given that 2020 hasn’t been the best of years, it is inevitable that it has taken a toll on our physical and mental wellbeing. So although New Year resolutions may not be your thing, it is always a good time to care a bit more about your health and inculcate healthy habits in order to lead a longer and better life. …


Arugam Bay Surfing Sri Lanka

This year has been one that will be etched in our memory for a very long time. We’ve experienced a pandemic which has constricted us to our own home, been in fear about contracting this deadly virus and have had to adjust to a ‘new normal’, even though we didn’t quite understand what that meant. Well if you are surfing the web looking for ways things can get better, we have some great news for you! The island of Sri Lanka is opening its borders in January 2021!

The question on everyone’s mind is going to be ‘but is it…


Tea cultivation was founded in Sri Lanka over two centuries ago, ensuring that tea production has been mastered over time. Ceylon tea is considered to be one of the world’s finest teas.

Tea Plantation in Sri Lanka

The beautiful island of Sri Lanka, fondly tagged as the ‘pearl of the Indian Ocean’, is often named as one of the best tourist destinations. This nation filled with picturesque views, amazing biodiversity and a rich culture definitely makes for an ideal vacation spot. …


An Ayurveda Retreat is a vacation spot that prioritizes the wellbeing of each individual focusing on rejuvenating your body. Guided by the ancient practice of Ayurveda that is founded on traditional medicine, Ayurveda retreats provide you with the ideal destination for a relaxing holiday.

Image by Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

Based on the many recommendations, reviews and Google searches, it’s clear that this is a popular opinion. Many people are dreaming about their chance to travel and spend their vacation at an Ayurveda Retreat. These luxury retreats have created much hype among the travel-lovers, but is a stay at this retreat actually worth the price?

How…


Bird’s-eye view of Santani Resort & Spa Kandy

This year is almost coming to an end and although this time of the year is usually filled with sparks, celebrations and bashes, the end of 2020, like the year itself will definitely end differently. There doesn’t seem to be much to celebrate. We have witnessed a pandemic, various civil protests against governments, social injustice across the world and many other incidents and situations that have not just changed the way we live and our perspectives permanently but also dampened our spirits. So even if you feel like there is nothing to celebrate, we all definitely deserve a lovely vacation…

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