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Relax, rejuvenate and cleanse your life’s stresses with a luxurious pampering wellness experience. Aesthetically crafted and laid out over an emerald green tropical garden overlooking the Indian Ocean, the Heritance Ayurveda Maha Gedara is a place of idyllic serenity ,an escape from the humdrum.Its iconic beachfront, in-built tranquil aura and warm interiors wrap you in a fusion of nature, rich traditions and ultra-modern amenities. It’s a sanctuary for the senses – healing and wellness that you will leave you completely rejuvenated.
Plunge your mind, body and soul in the pool of professional Ayurveda treatments as you restore yourself in the lap of luxury. Each room is designed with a private balcony overlooking the ocean for that feeling of laid-back luxury.You get to treat yourself with tailor-made Ayurvedic holistic treatments with individual specialist care for relaxation, detoxification and rejuvenation along with traditional and continental wellness cuisine for a healthy yet gourmet experience.
There are holistic wellness packages to combat stress, promote relaxation or help weight loss.You could choose the “Ayubowan” package with Panchakarma or the “Relaxing Holiday” package which revitalizes you amidst lush tropical surroundings.
At the Heritance Ayurveda Maha Gedara, Ayubowan packages with Panchakarma include three distinctive treatment programs for the guests to choose from.
The ‘Weight Management Program’ or “Ayubowan” Slimming Program, which requires 2 weeks of minimum stay, is conceptualized for people suffering from overweight or obesity. It includes special treatments such as Udwarthana – Herbal Powder massage, Langana – Ayurvedic Diet program, Acupuncture and slimming tea.
The ‘Stress Management Program’ or “Ayubowan” Stress Relief is structured with Shirolepa (Herbal Head Pack), Shirovasti and Sarvangadhara (full body oil pouring treatment). These treatments help to overcome stress, anxiety and burnout. It requires a minimum two weeks stay.
Lastly, the ‘Rejuvenation’ Package or “Ayubowan” Rejuvenation is a Panchakarma based program with detoxification and regeneration of the body. It requires a minimum one week stay.
The three programs are respectively enhanced with yoga and meditation sessions and heritance cuisine.
This package is for those who are looking for pure indulgence of the body and soul .A relaxing holiday with pampering by all the relaxing treatments that a luxury spa has to offer.
It is thoughtfully designed for guests looking for light treatment along with two relaxing Ayurveda therapies a day. The program includes doctor’s consultation up on arrival followed with “Pada Avagahanaya” or “Foot in Oil Bath” and “Pada Abyanga” or “Foot Massage”. The general daily program is scheduled with morning yoga, healthy breakfast, administration of treatments, lunch, administration of special treatments as recommended by the chief doctor, evening yoga and dinner. The program also includes weekly Ayurveda Cooking demonstration. Twice a week there will be a lecture on Ayurveda, herbs and spices by the doctor. Evening entertainment for relaxation includes cultural show, oriental music, flute and violin.
As far as local flavors are concerned, Sri Lanka endorses its scented spice plantations like no other. To experience the best of it head to the fertile valley of Matale, roads of which are outlined by dozens of plantations of cocoa, cardamom, tea, rubber and vanilla. Make a halt and savor the aromatic flavors as you sip the herbal tea, first through its smell.
Reach Kandy and explore its religion and heritage in sparkling cultural lights. Start with the very sacred, Buddha’s Temple of Tooth, the exteriors of which are imbibed in striking colonial architecture infused in the ages old cultural portion. Kandy in all its sheen, donning a halo whimsically projects its ancient aristocratic traditions involving music, dance and artifacts in the scenic colors of a twisted topography. Fine tune your evening tip-tapping to the beats of traditional drums in one of the many regular cultural extravaganzas here, until you retire in the comforts of Earls Regency Hotel in Kandy.
Little away from the blissful chaos of Kandy are the cool environs of Nuwara Eliya, where a tour of the Royal Botanical Gardens would be arranged for you. Later, go for a short stroll of the town and spend your night at the Grand Hotel.
Next day, head to Ahungalla via train, credited primarily for its tea plantations and the vintage themed outstations. Over here, indulge in the first hand experience of tea cultivation, harvesting and manufacturing all using traditional methods. Post that, make a check-in at the Heritance Ahungalla.
Here’s from the last of Sri Lanka’s wonderful offerings – The historic port city of Galle, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site the essence of which still flaunts the impressions of the colonial Dutch. Best begin your exploration of the bygones with the prominent 17th century Galle fort, beautifully surrounded by ocean on three sides.