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Not your Typical Wellness Retreat This post originally appeared on The Travel Project on 19 February 2018 Sri Lanka has been the talk of the town lately. With deep rainforests, stunning stretches of white beaches, vast plains, and ancient temples from its buddhist history, it is the perfect place to find balance and focus. It still remains relatively undiscovered; drawing those who really want to connect with the authenticity of a place, rather than the shoestring guide version. Our favourite…

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WORTH A LOOK: Talalla is the Next Big Thing

January 30, 2018 | Resort, Sri Lanka, Surf, Wellness, Yoga

From the editors of Lonely Planet Pssst…! Want a tip off on the next big name on the Sri Lankan beach scene? If Unawatuna is too hectic for you, Mirissa past it’s best, and Tangalla just so yesterday, then may we suggest Talalla? Just a few short kilometers east of Dondra and squirreled away down muddy dirt tracks, this is one of those near-pristine beaches that really do define all tropical beach postcard cliches. This 2km-long curve of sand is…

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January 28, 2018 | Resort, Sri Lanka, Wellness, Yoga

February Retreat: Nutrition, Yoga, and Wellness Next month, we are partnering with our friends at The Wave and The Wellness Therapy to host a special nutrition, yoga, and wellness retreat for seven days here at Talalla. The retreat will restore energy, balance, and harmony while offering you a totally stress-free, unforgettable life experience. Read below for an update from Lally and Claudia about what the retreat offers. To sign up, click the links at the bottom of this post. THE

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December 18, 2017 | Sri Lanka

What to do on Christmas Day in Sri Lanka BY WINNIE STUBBS, MARKETING INTERN For many of us, the Christmas season means mugs of mulled wine by roaring fires and short, dark days sheltering from bleak, hostile weather. In Southern Sri Lanka, the season takes on a whole different look: think long, hazy days spent dozing under the palm trees, sunset cocktails and another excuse for beach parties ’till dawn. If you’re lucky enough to be spending Christmas in Sri…

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December 14, 2017 | Resort, Wellness

Why Sri Lanka is the wellness destination of choice, by The Vista Last month, one of our favourite Travel Writers escaped her adult responsibilities for a week and joined one of our transformative Wellness Retreats. Along with a close girl friend- another mum used to putting the needs of others first- Julia, the powerhouse behind the beautiful Travel Website The Vista , took time out for herself. Before they left Talalla, feeling elated from a week of sunshine, exploration and…

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December 12, 2017 | Resort

Roshan’s Recipes- Coconut Sambol When we’re not drinking coconut water fresh from the coconut or lying in the shade of coconut trees, we’re eating Coconut Sambol. A breakfast favourite here at Talalla, this dish is a flavour and protein-packed alternative to rice: naturally sweet, perfectly spicy and with a fresh lime edge. Ingredients & Method • 5 cups of grated young coconut. You can take dried/desiccated coconut and add water to soak for a half hour, then remove water by…

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Meet The Team – Tye, Talalla Surf’s Yoga Teacher

December 12, 2017 | Surf

Our amazing yoga teacher Tye has been part of the Talalla Surf & Yoga team since October 2016 and has – thank god – never left our side ever since. From the origin of her passion for yoga, to her love for Sri Lanka: we grilled this beautiful soul with 9 questions! Name: Tye Fielding Job: Yoga Teacher, Massage Therapist & Reiki Master Age: 25 years Roots: Australia Nickname: Tyger Favourite yoga pose: Scorpion Pose (Vrschikasana) Favourite Talalla memory: ‘Definitely…

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Cooking Lessons

December 7, 2017 | Resort

Meet The Team – Roshan, Head Chef By Winnie Stubbs, Marketing Intern Yesterday, our Wellness Retreat guests took part in an afternoon cooking class with Talalla’s Head Chef- the man behind those beautiful breakfasts and mind-blowing curries. We had a quick chat with Roshan about his background and foodie favourites. What was your favourite food when you were growing up? I’ve always loved curries. When I was growing up it was probably a potato curry with spinach– like an Indian…

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December 6, 2017 | Resort, Wellness

Vacancy in Paradise- Wellness Facilitator Do you live and breathe pilates, yoga, nutrition and self development and are you ready to live parttime in a tropical paradise?  Then you might be the one we’re looking for! Talalla Wellness is seeking a motivated and experienced Wellness Facilitator to join our team and run retreats in the beautiful south Sri Lanka starting in January 2018.  Who are you?  • Highly Organised  • A People Person • Impeccable at Communication and Client Service…

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Sunset Yoga Practising-Talalla Retreat

December 6, 2017 | Yoga

Talalla – A poem by Sky Earlier this year, Sky visited Talalla on one of our immersive Yoga Retreats. While many guests choose to share their experience through photos (which we love to see!), Sky beautifully evokes the magic of Talalla through poetry. For more poetry by Sky, visit her blog Conversations in Poetry. Talalla A place, a beach, an oasis Retreat from the world Your cares floating away on the tropical breeze As your breath deepens to match the…

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