Nisala Arana





Our In-House
Yoga Offerings

Nisala Arana Wellness Retreat

Nisala Arana is set on acres of Bawa designed gardens and coconut estate. The front lawns and yoga pavilion offer peaceful spaces for the practice of meditation and yoga.
As a professional wellness retreat in Sri Lanka, we offer professional yoga classes for our guests with morning or evening sessions available daily or on request. Tailored family yoga packages
can also be arranged to include the kids with beginner introductory sessions. Our dedicated yoga shala is positioned to offer
seclusion and privacy within the gardens and overlooks the croquet lawn and pool. The yoga pavilion is open-sided
and finished with soft polished cement floors. Leveled with the ground and shaded by surrounding trees
our shala invites the garden inside melding boundaries.

Our Relaxing
Massage Hut


Ayurveda oil massages, treatment and mediation sessions can be arranged at Nisala Arana. Our rustic massage hut is sheltered between the inner courtyard. Lotus pond and the Erica palm estate by the Coconut wing. We offer a simple selection of Ayurveda oil massages relaxing the head, feet and full-body over sixty minutes. Place your request earlier for a male or female masseuse.

Surf, Sand
& Sun


Nisala Arana is located in the village of Bentota on the south west coast of Sri Lanka. An idyllic and culturally rich destination featuring a stretch of stunning beaches perfect for surfing, diving and a lagoon with all types of water activities. The conditions in Bentota are well suited to a beginner surfer with a safe sandy bay to practice and develop your skills. It’s fun and healthy and with your own
private surf coach and rental board you will be riding the waves in no time. You can also enjoy a full range of lagoon water sports including water skiing,
jet skiing and tube rides. For those seeking more adventure you might try your hand at deep-sea fishing,
Para-flying or charter yourself a Yacht, Helicopter or Seaplane..

Host Your Own Event At Nisala Arana

Hosting a private retreat in Sri Lanka? Want to find the best venue? Looking for a unique and stylish yoga space with a heart and story?
We need to hear from you!

With years of experience hosting destination yoga, wellness and various themed retreats in Sri Lanka we are excited to hear from you with your unique request. Nisala Arana offers amazing garden space and a dedicated shala for yoga as well as a garden pavilion with polished cement floors ideal for dance and workshops. Other venues of interest that can be arranged are the Bentota beach and temple for meditation sessions. We can also arrange the hosting of private sessions at the famous ‘Bawa Gardens’ of Brief & Lunuganga. Bentota is an appealing destination year round with best beach conditions during the peak season months December thru April. One can expect monsoon showers during May-June and again during October-November. The wetter months are equally as appealing as the cooler summer months in their way. Nisala Arana can comfortably sleep 14 Adults in 07 double bedrooms.

We also have a selection of properties nearby that can be booked as required. We are capable and comfortable in dealing with groups of up to 30 people. Dining can be enjoyed at ‘The Pavilion’ or under the stars with kerosene fisherman lamps offering guests a unique garden experience paired with fresh local produce, exotic seafood and a short selection of imported beers & wines. Sri Lankan chili crab, coconut prawns, vegetarian paella and homemade ice sorbets are some of the daily selections on offer. We cater thoughtfully for special diets including Ayurveda, vegetarian, gluten free & vegan.


Wellness Partners

“To me, if life boils down to one thing,
it’s movement. To live is to keep moving.”

- Jerry Seinfeld

+94 77 773 3313
[email protected]
Circular Road, Kommala, Bentota, Sri Lanka.