"Your home with a history"

Escape to the Villa De Zoysa to embrace relaxation, tranquility, and exploration of all the senses in this serene sanctuary. Built in 1907 by a prominent philanthropist, the colonial, beachfront mansion provides yoga retreats, surfing, and Ayurvedic healing for those wanting both energizing and revitalizing holiday. Get nourished from the inside and out by homemade Sri Lankan food that is both healthy and delicious. Nestle up with your favorite book in one of the sunlit corridors, open courtyards, or sprawling terraces. Take a dip in the swimming pool right outside the yoga shala to cool off after a hard class. Fall asleep to the sounds of waves gently crashing on the shore to realize that you have truly woken up in a corner of paradise.

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Set within the beautiful garden Villa de Zoysa has a private yoga shala and specializes in yoga retreats and yoga holidays in Sri-Lanka. It hosts a variety of International teachers year round whether you’re a yogi or not anyone is welcome

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Treat yourself to Ayurveda treatments and massages at Villa de Zoysa a perfect relaxing and pampering time on your yoga retreat. Each treatment is designed for the individual and specially tailored to your needs

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Stay in one of the best and unique old Colonial houses near Galle. With spacious and individual rooms this villa is one of a kind! Known to serve the best rice and curry and delicious breakfast to accompany the yoga holiday

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We are ideally positioned between three surfing spots. Reef break for advance surfers just a 5 minute walk down the beach, Beach break for medium to beginners surfing in a 15 minute...

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Fancy a couple of free cooking lessons on preparing sumptuous rice and curry
Accompany Devinda to the Galle vegetable/Fruit Market, housed at the Old Dutch building once used as horse...

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Lily is a 20 year old young adult elephant calf, living just ten minutes drive from our retreat center. The 25 acre ancestral virgin land of the de Zoysa family with a large river border is perhaps the only jungle...

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My Yoga Teaching specialty for the day......by DOMONGO RIED

Hello, Im Domingo, yoga lover and teacher from Chile.

before coming to sri lanka i thought that maybe i cannot adapt to live in a place far away from home for such a long time

after one month in this yoga villa i dont know how i will leave!

What can i said; this place food is AMAZING, hehe thats just a detail because also whats make this place different is the way of living, you never feel like a hotel, feel like home, sharing every breakfast and every dinner, eating together, so i made many friends from all around the world talking about so many different topics and also with many different people that i meet here we travelling around the area that is full of touristic places as well.

The house commodities are great, is old style house(sometimes remind me the countryside houses from chile), well maintain, clean and the stuff working here they are friendly, smiling and willing to help you at anytime, at the end we become good friends too.

about the yoga classes i felt very good teaching, sometimes is more challenging to teach here because can have different levels in the same classes, so i need to be flexible to adapt to the class and every person who join the class. I can said that my teacher experience skill improve after being here teaching 2 classes a day!

And finally Sri Lanka, lovely place, clean and safe, i never have a dangerous experience. The street is clean and the local people is friendly and not annoying, we went to many different tours, safari, beach, cinnamon plantation, galle fort, tea plantation, coconut wool factory, etc etc.

Thanks to every person who help me to make this experience unique and give motivation to believe that people is willing to share time doing yoga and spend beautiful moments together.

see you again next time villa de zoysa sri lanka.

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