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August 24, 2016 | Did You Know?

Power Living Yoga Retreat   “We enjoyed sunrises swims and morning yoga classes in one the beautiful shalas Talalla Retreat as to offer. The staff were very friendly and accommodating to the group needs. The location is picturesque and very clean! They offered a good variety of nourishing food. Overall our time here was replenishing.” – Duncan Peak, Founder at Power Living Australia.…

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August 16, 2016 | Did You Know?

Not the Ordinary Vacation: Surf & Yoga Retreat in Sri Lanka Are you looking to do something different on your next holiday? Perhaps beach lounging and reading all day can get a little bit … ‘boring’? Why not consider going on a Surf & Yoga adventure in beautiful south Sri Lanka and replace the ordinary vacation for an active and fulfilling experience with plenty of downtime to relax as well? Talalla is a piece of tropical heaven and we welcome…

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August 15, 2016 | Did You Know?

Balance Breaks at Talalla Retreat This week at Talalla we had our resident wellness gurus Paper Tiger running one of their signature Balance Breaks. There was lots of Yoga, Pilates, Boxilates and Surfing involved, all of the team were stoked to be up and standing by their second lesson, shakas all round. One of the highlights (other than the amazing Sri Lankan food – hello beetroot curry and sago pudding!) was getting up close and personal with the elephants at…

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August 4, 2016 | Did You Know?

Stressed ?A Break is what you need right now We’re working harder and longer – and time just seems to fly by – how is it mid 2016 already? We’ll wake up tomorrow and it’ll be Christmas again. When we don’t take time out for ourselves, to be present and grateful for what is, anxiety and stress creeps in. Our focus turns to what we don’t have rather than what we do. Life becomes a chore, we feel depressed, unable…

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August 1, 2016 | Did You Know?

The New way to (active) holiday Ah holidays. The word sparks thoughts of cocktails and bar hopping, sun, surf, sightseeing and culture (and hopefully a little romance along the way – even if it’s just with ourselves). In our attempt to regroup from the hectic pace of our daily lives, holidays tend to roll out in one of two ways. There’s the ‘lazy/party’ holiday – the one where we eat and drink ourselves to oblivion and come back feeling a…

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August 1, 2016 | Did You Know?

10 reasons for a Wellness Retreat in Sri Lanka It’s one of the best investments you can make in yourself. Spending a week working on your physical, mental and emotional health isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but throw in the idyllic paradise of Sri Lanka and it’s hard to imagine coming home anything but fitter, happier and healthier. Here are 10 reasons you need to get to Sri Lanka for a wellness retreat, pronto. Beauty Queen – There’s something about…

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June 17, 2016 | Did You Know?

June at Talalla retreat Why not go indulge yourself with one of the many activities Talalla retreat as to offer? Go get lost in Yala national park with some friends and watch the beautiful sunrises from all the pristine and uncrowded beaches the south coast as to offer.       There is nothing like waking up to the gentle sound of the waves crashing and birds chirping on Talalla Beach. Get out of bed and go witness what life…

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June 2, 2016 | Did You Know?, Resort

Vesak At Talalla Retreat We celebrated this year’s biggest Poya day, Veska, in style here at Talalla Retreat with some colorful traditional handmade lanterns giving a warm festive feel to our restaurant. The celebrations in the streets and in the surrounding temples have been quite the sight!    “Vesākha, also known as Buddha Purnima and Buddha Day, is a holiday observed traditionally by Buddhists on different days in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Tibet, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, …

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May 5, 2016 | Did You Know?

Van Cleef & Arpels This Month we were very happy to welcome the team from the Dubai office of Van Cleef & Arpels for a Team building retreat. They had an amazing program with surf, yoga, themed parties and karaoke every night. We also had some elephants coming to visit us at the resort and everyone loved it! They had a Boat construction competition and released some sky lanterns to finish their retreat. WHAT A BLAST!   “We had a…

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May 4, 2016 | Did You Know?

April at Talalla Retreat We are very happy to welcome our new resident yoga teachers! Sally, Jess and her son Gill. They fit right in with the team at Talalla and the feedback from the Yoga guests has been amazing! They have run their first 2 yoga retreats very successfully and all the participants had a lot of fun during the outings organized: – Visiting to the beautiful rock temple – The high tea in the old Galle Fort –…

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