Story of Amuna Ayurveda Retreat


Amuna Ayurveda Retreat fits the definition of wellness for any type of guest. Here, wellness goes beyond massages and herbal baths and helps you make cultural connections through yoga, meditation, and authentic Sri Lankan cuisine.

There is no better place to experience an Ayurveda retreat than the resplendent island of Sri Lanka. It is difficult to imagine anything more invigorating than a few blissful days at this Ayurveda-centric Retreat at Amuna. A remarkable experience awaits you with carefully curated Ayurvedic wellness packages based on traditional practices that include treatments for weight loss and Ayurvedic meals, acupuncture treatments, yoga, and meditation for a holistic reset.

“Amuna”, a form of measuring in ancient medieval Sri Lanka, prides itself on its personalized approach, providing guest treatments solely on ancient philosophy, all the while, focusing on spiritual balance and personal divinity.

Situated in the heart of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle in Dambulla spanning 20 acres of lush greenery, Amuna encapsulates the traditional village concept and is designed using wattle and cadjan roofing. Surrounded by nature, overlooking calming waters and graceful forests, guests can break away from their everyday life and routine, charting a regime of relaxation and rejuvenation from the minute they walk in.

Unique among Sri Lankan wellness retreats, Amuna offers ten Ayurveda treatment rooms, two separate rooms offering “Shirodhara” treatments, two steam rooms, and four separate spaces with herbal bath facilities for guests. A dedicated area offers special rejuvenation treatments comprising Ayurveda herbal remedies complete with an outdoor bath and shower.

At Amuna, expert practitioners under the supervision of professional Ayurvedic Doctors and Physicians carry out all treatments. By combining the healing experience of Ayurveda with the scale of traditional living, each treatment is customized based on your needs and body type. Amuna also combines elements of yoga, meditation, and enzyme-rich cuisine for a holistic reset, all in an idyllic setting.

Relax to the sounds of the rustling leaves as soon as you arrive and make your way to the lobby at Amuna Ayurveda Retreat. Here, you will find professional therapists greeting each guest with the application of a homemade medicinal powder, wishing them a healthy life – A tradition that dates back many years.

Guests are guided to a separate consultation room with the resident doctor where a prescription is written individually, taking into consideration your Ayurvedic body type and needs, thus customizing your treatment and specialized diet programme. The resident doctor will continue monitoring your daily progress during your stay at Amuna Ayurveda Retreat.