On arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, you will be met and assisted by our chauffeur at the arrival lounge. Thereafter you will be transferred to the Glenross Plantation Villa, a quiet haven, seemingly lost in time. Serenity abounds in this little sanctuary set in a lush rubber estate in Neboda, Kalutara. Amidst the tropical flora you will come across a colonial planter’s bungalow, standing as it has from ages past keeping watch over the changing seasons. Georgian windows, gables and stone walls handcrafted by Ceylonese artisans over 125 years ago blend seamlessly with touches of modernity and style while preserving the old world charm of our luxury villa in Sri Lanka. Dinner will be amidst the great outdoors or a more traditional indoor venue at the villa
Day 2 - Neboda
Waking up to breakfast, you will set foot to explore the plantation’s hiking trails on a bird watching excursion, interact with locals as they engage in the age old art of tapping rubber. After lunch make your way to Brief Garden situated a short distance from the seaside town of Bentota, where you will encounter a series of well-manicured gardens, fine stone architecture and the home of one of Sri Lanka’s celebrated architects. Having once served as the official residence of Bewis Bawa, the Brief Garden in Bentota is arguably one of the most popular and visited tourist attractions along the southern shores of the country. Catch a glimpse of rural life through an array of sculptures on show or opt for a quiet walk through lush green gardens and meadows that will bring you to every nook and corner of this architectural marvel. Another day at amidst the plantation will come to an end having dinner amidst the great outdoors or a more traditional indoor venue at the villa.
Day 3 Neboda > Wadduwa
travel time approx. 45 minutes After breakfast, you will leave for Siddhalepa Ayurveda Health Resort overlooking the Indian Ocean for a personalized Ayurveda retreat. Backed by a 200 year old heritage in Ayurveda practice, the Siddhalepa Ayurveda Health Resort and Spa offers a wide range of authentic treatment packages for most illnesses or health conditions. Spread over seven acres of tropical & indigenous trees, herbal medicinal plants, vines and bushes, the Ayurveda resort in Sri Lanka offers a holistic experience under the expert care of resident physicians, visiting consultants and hospital trained therapists. The resort’s Ayurveda centre is the only one in the country affiliated with an Ayurveda hospital with access to a range of medicines produced to ISO standards by the Group in its factories.
Day 4 – 10 Wadduwa
Personalized Ayurveda retreat Goal: To bring the benefits of a fully customized curative or preventative Ayurvedic treatment regime to your specific health conditions. During your stay at the beach location, you could also visit the famous Galle Dutch fort which is a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site (please discuss with your Ayurveda therapist and let us know at least 4 hours prior as in some cases the therapist would not recommend being outdoors during/after some treatment)
Day 11 Wadduwa >Airport
After breakfast depart for the airport to board your flight back home. Travel time approx. 2 hrs.