"The best yoga retreat in the world"
The Observer Magazine

"The best yoga retreat in the world"
The Observer Magazine

"The best yoga retreat in the world"
The Observer Magazine

We are now open to local and overseas guests who are fully vaccinated!
Welcome To Ulpotha
The Ulpotha Experience

"Ulpotha remains for me the most beautiful spot in this whole

complex world I am lucky enough to travel around"
Harper's Bazaar

"An oasis of harmonious coexistence between nature and human beings"
Yoga & Health

The Yoga
The Retreats

"A trip to Ulpotha is worth bending over backwards for"
British GQ

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Ulpotha

Authentic, and beyond cool.

Ulpotha is a traditional agricultural community in the jungle heartland of Sri Lanka, offering guests world class yoga in an incomparably beautiful setting as close to nature as is humanly possible.

Ulpotha is talked about in revered tones as one of the most extraordinary yoga destinations in the world” – The Guardian


Our Story

Covid-19 in Sri Lanka

For overseas guests – a warm welcome back! 

Our big news as of July 7, 2021, is that we can welcome guests from overseas who are fully vaccinated.

We are therefore able to proceed with our August retreat schedule.

You may acquaint yourself with the fresh guidelines issued for those wishing to travel to the country. These can be found here.

We advise you to read your country’s travel advisory as well.
We will be happy to assist you to meet all the relevant Ministry of Health guidelines and Ministry of Tourism procedures.

For guests living in Sri Lanka

Ulpotha will continue to relax our usual minimum stay requirement while offering attractively reduced local rates to fully vaccinated guests living on the island.

Please contact Pri at bookings@ulpotha.com for further details and booking enquiries.


"One of my favourite places on earth"

Ulpotha - A Kitchen in Paradise

"Ulpotha is the ultimate yoga holiday"

"Ulpotha changed my life"

"Luxurious without the normal trappings of luxury"

"an environment where nature and man live in productive harmony"

"Ulpotha is the product of an unusual recipe of serendipity, synchronicity, trust and fun"

"The food is glorious"

"Primitive agriculture... offers the best hope for the future"

"Sanctuary in a jungle paradise"

"Quintessential bliss!"

"As soon as I arrive at Ulpotha ... life feels different. Slower. Calmer. Spacious."

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To enquire about including children and the availability of single supplements, please contact us.

If the dates you wish straddle retreats, please go here.

Please enquire for current promotions and local rates.

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