Surya Lanka

Since opening in 1995, Surya Lanka has been famed for its comprehensive, classical panchakarma cure, legendary care and generous hospitality.

Located directly on the beach, the resort is surrounded by a large tropical garden and has a very peaceful atmosphere which is essential for a successful Ayurveda Cure and a perfect place to relax in between treatments.

Their Panchakarma programme was designed with the input of two of India’s most prominent Ayurveda physicians - Professor Asok and Doctor Athul Thombare - 21 years ago and has remained true to its principles in the years since. Their staff are highly experienced with most having been at the resort for over 10 years. Surya is also a relatively small resort which allows for a more personal atmosphere where guests are able to experience a highly individualised cure.

At Surya, guests are offered 10 lessons of yoga per week, which always ends with meditation. As well as yoga, guests can also enjoy various other complementary activities during their stay including cooking demonstrations and weekly excursions to local sights of historical and cultural importance.

Surya generally recommends a minimum of 13 cure days in order for all treatments to be administered fully and effectively. If possible, heil cure guests should allow for a longer stay.

Please note: The property will be closed for minor renovations between 01 - 30 Jun 2024. The New Wing will be closed between 30 Jun - 15 Jul 2024

   Nearest Airport: Colombo International Airport
   Transfer Time: Approx. 3 hours

Sharing from £879.00£879.00 pp
Singles from £1109.00£1109.00 pp
Sharing from £1169.00£1169.00 pp
Singles from £1499.00£1499.00 pp

Including transfers, accommodation, full board and a 7 night programme

Recommended for

Detox | Ayurveda  | Yoga 

Room Types

Surya Lanka administers a more comprehensive and intensive Panchakarma programme compared to other resorts. Their Panchakarma programme was designed using the input of two of India’s prominent Ayurveda physicians - Professor Asok and Doctor Athul Thombare - 21 years ago and has remained true to its principles in the years since.

Head massageFace massageComplete body massageSynchro massages
Foot massage Thermo massageShirodhara
Oil & steam bath
Herbal steam bathHerbal bathNasya
Herbal inhalation

At Surya Lanka they consider the diet to be an important feature of the detoxification process and as such foods which aid the cleansing process are emphasised (such as fresh fruit and vegetables, herbs and mild spices) and those which hinder the process are minimised (such as processed and refined foods, dairy products and highly spiced foods).

Each guest’s diet is regularly monitored by the Doctors to ensure that every guest adheres to foods according to the stage of their cure and/or specific medical conditions that they may have. Food is served buffet style and consists of fresh fruit juices, delicate soups and an array of Sri Lankan curries using a wide selection of mildly spiced/herbed vegetables and pulses. Non-vegetarian dishes are also available on request and after consultation with a Doctor.

  • Weekly cooking demonstrations
  • Fortnightly Panchakarma lectures
  • Fortnightly botanical tours
  • Yoga
  • Swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Library

Surya Lanka is situated directly on the stunning Talalla bay in the far south of the country and enjoys direct access to the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean.

Directions to Surya Lanka:

Travelling by plane

  • Colombo Airport - approx. 180 mins (165 km)

Insider's Tips
  • "Attend a fortnightly Panchakarma lecture or weekly cooking demonstration" - Tracy Wilson, Wellness Advisor
  • "Take a tea plantation tour or explore some of the nearby temples" - Anna, Wellness Advisor
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Intensive Cure
Surya Lanka | Sri Lanka
7, 14 or 21 nights

If you are looking for an intensive detox then Surya Lanka’s Intensive Cure programme could be just the ticket.This programme is chosen by approximately 80-90% of Surya Lanka’s guests and delivers a complete detoxification of the body and mind through a combination of cleansing Ayurvedi…

Sharing from £879.00£879.00 pp
Singles from £1109.00£1109.00 pp
Heil Cure
Surya Lanka | Sri Lanka
7, 14 or 21 nights

Surya Lanka’s Heil Cure programme is designed specifically for guests who suffer with chronic or multiple medical ailments such as arthritis, asthma and psoriasis.These conditions require more intensive, specific treatments; more medicines; closer monitoring and supervision by the Surya Lanka…

Sharing from £999.00£999.00 pp
Singles from £1219.00£1219.00 pp
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Opening Hours (UK Time)
Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
020 7843 3597

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