Yoga and Meditation Retreat with Welikande Yoga Retreat

Located in the Knuckles Mountain Range in Sri Lanka, our retreat centre is surrounded by beautiful green mountains – the ideal place to reconnect to yourself and nature.

Take time off for yourself – deepen your practice by choosing one of our many retreat programmes, hosted by a range of experienced and international yoga teachers.

​Simply relax and enjoy exploring the stunning nature surrounding us by joining our many hikes including, waterfall trekking, visit to nearby buddhist temple, silent meditation walks and many more.

Nourish your body with our locally grown vegetarian food – taste what Sri Lankan cuisine has to offer. The land around us gifts us with everything we could ever want – coconuts, avocados, papayas and much, much more!

Available all year round


Price Includes

  • Welcome Drink
  • Healthy lunch, breakfast and dinner on all days, including snacks
  • Unlimited morning energising classes, restorative afternoon class and yoga nidra on most evenings
  • Meditation included in yoga classes
  • Free Wifi
  • Yoga mats and equipments provided
  • Treks in surrounding nature
  • Water and teas always available

Price Excludes

  • Alcohol
  • Transport – can be arranged
  • Return Flights


Typical Schedule

  • 07.00am Yoga Flow Class
  • 08.15am Kolakande Drink followed by Breakfast
  • 09.30am Activity (see below for list of activities and workshops we offer)
  • 12.00pm Lunch
  • 13.30pm Continuation of chosen activity with snacks
  • 17.30pm Restorative Yoga and meditation
  • 19.00pm Dinner
  • 21.00pm Yoga Nidra/Evening Ceremony
  • 22.00pm Lights Out

Activities to look out for, 

  • Full day Waterfall excursion with guide
  • Heeloya 13km Mountain Trek
  • Cooking Class
  • Yoga Immersion Workshop
  • Ayurvedic Treatment
  • Silent Meditation Walk to nearby Buddhist temple
  • Overnight Lakeside camping with open air BBQ.
  • Art session with local artist.
  • Full Day in noble silence and reflection.
  • Moon Ceremony
  • Private yoga session


We have three accommodation choices in our yoga house. The house has a cool shaded terrace and sunny garden, both with stunning views. There is an open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area where you can relax and get to know everyone on the retreat. The yoga house is located next to the yoga shala.

Surya Namaskar 

Salute to the sun
3 bed room with access to terrace

Poorna Chandra 

Moon Energy
Private Double Room

Shanti Dorm 

Om Shanti Shanti
Comfortable 6 bed dorm room

We also offer other accommodation on the Welikande Estate about a 1-2 minute walk from the yoga shala. This accommodation is in beautiful private deluxe rooms and is available for $115pp per night.


  • Shanti Dorm
    Starting from US$99 per night per person
  • Surya Namaskar
    Starting from US$105 per night per person
  • Surya Namaskar
    Starting from US$110 per night per person

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