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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 little softer round…

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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 2, 2016 | Resort

May At Talalla Retreat Despite the occasional rain and thunderstorm during the evening the weather as been great and as left the resort’s ground greener than ever! May is a great month of the year to come visit the South coast of Sri Lanka. The evening rain make the days fresher to enjoy the various activities and day tours we have to offer. Birds have started migrating back to the South coast and the wildlife is to be seen everywhere…

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June 2, 2016 | Wellness, Yoga

Welcoming Paper Tiger! During the month of May at Talalla Retreat we were delighted to welcome the Paper tiger girls for their first official Wellness Retreat! What a blast! They had a great week planned out with some Yoga, Boxilate, Surfing and many other fun activities. Their next retreat is due very soon so make sure to jump on board to secure your spot!…

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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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Week 2 in Sri Lanka by Rebecca Plant

November 23, 2015 | WECare in Sri Lanka

My second week in Sri Lanka was a bit more hard hitting than the first. We were off to see a dog, Charlie (who has a maggot wound on his head which we had previously treated) and on the way we saw a little girl running around in the road she looked around 4 months. We named her Saffy! Somebody had thrown boiling water all over her back and neck. She was very weak and her back was a mess,…

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Update from Rebecca Plant RVN – Week 1 in Sri Lanka!

November 12, 2015 | WECare in Sri Lanka

Life has totally changed for me! I’m currently living in a hotel room with a semi open bathroom which allows the sound of the ocean and the jungle noise to be heard all day long! We’re right on the south coast in a place called Talalla, it’s absolutely beautiful. The beach is filled with street dogs playing in the sand and lots of fishing boats. Life is very different to the North East here. For a start the driving is…

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