Choose Your Holiday

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June - August

November - March

November - March


April - May

September - October

September - October

Retreat Info

Retreats start on Sunday

Each retreat lasts 2 weeks

Minimum stay is 1 week

Retreats start on Sunday

Each retreat lasts 2 weeks

Minimum stay is 1 week

End of Summer Yala Season
Start of Winter Maha Season
End of Winter Maha Season
Start of Summer Yala Season
If you would like to book our Special Christmas & New Year retreats, please contact us.

Regular Holiday Schedule

Please enquire for current promotions, local rates, including children & single supplements.
If the dates you wish straddle retreats, please go here.


  • If you wish to stay for more than one week but less than two weeks (10-12 days), the rate for 2 weeks will still apply
  • Discounts are subject to change without notice
  • Bookings taking advantage of discounts must be paid for within two weeks of confirmation (Date of Invoice)
  • Discounted bookings not paid for within the payment period will be subject to cancellation
  • Discounted bookings are subject to the usual cancellation/refund policy (refer Ulpotha T&Cs)

Ulpotha Family

There is an automatic discount of 5% for returning past guests

Other Enquiry

If your preferred dates are not covered by our Retreats schedule, please provide your details below and we’ll get in touch.

What's Included
All Meals Included

A yoga-friendly breakfast and two sumptuous vegetarian meals, plus snacks, juices & teas

yoga classes twice daily

In the morning and the evening

Massages & Ayurveda

Indulge in a free massage/week from one of our visiting therapists or book an Ayurveda treatment. (Further massages and our Ayurveda treatments are available for a supplementary fee)


Transport for a half-day excursion every week to nearby cultural heritage sites (entrance fees not included)

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A Typical Day At Ulpotha

07:00 - 07:30

Tea and fruit

07:30 - 09:00





Massages/Ayurveda/ swimming/relaxing




Massages/Ayurveda/ swimming/relaxing

16:00 - 17:00

Tea and snacks

17:00 - 18:30

Yoga/Meditation/ Sunset walks

19:00 - 20:00


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Things To Do
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Ayurveda Treatments

Book a traditional Ayurveda detox package in our Ayurveda treatment center (supplementary fee)

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Walking & Cycling

Cycle around to the local villages and nearby lakes, and take guided walks to the hilltop temple or Uncle Willie's rock

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Swimming & Rafting

Swim in the silky smooth waters of the Ulpotha lake, or take our raft or canoe through the backwaters for the best birdwatching spots

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Relax in a swing bed with a book from our well-stocked library

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Visit our kitchen and kitchen garden and learn some recipes from our delicious Sri Lankan cuisine

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Stroll round Ulpotha's large grounds with your camera or binoculars to catch surprising wildlife

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Meet the Villagers

Chat with one of our lovely villagers and learn more about their relaxed and unhurried lifestyle

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Visit the tailor

Order a custom-made cool cotton shirt or pants from our tailor, or design your own outfits