5 Days Online Yoga and Meditation Retreat With Ayurvedic Guidance

  • Organizer: Plantation Villa
  • Type: Yoga Retreat
  • Starting From: 12-May-2020
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Area: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Food: Ayurvedic
  • Surrounding area: Close To Nature


Enjoy this unique retreat full of ancient vedic wisdom and mindfulness practices. We have planned this retreat carefully to replicate the retreat we offer here, but tailored to your home environment so you can enjoy it at your pace.

The knowledge of Ayurveda combined with mindfulness techniques of yoga, meditation and the teachings of Buddhism will help you to bring health to your body and mind.

The objective of this retreat to help you understand your mind, its nature to roam around and need stimulation, and how to control it to gain happiness and a sense of wellness. We are aiming to provide more than just a 5 day retreat – we want to teach you a way of life.

Ancient teachings of Yoga and Ayurveda helps us understand and mobilize and maintain our body and mind in a way that brings us health and wellness, which can keeps us happy, fulfilled and bright.

Yoga Styles : Hatha


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    Bernardo Staut

    Core Subject: Yoga & Yoga Therapy

    Bernardo has been teaching Yoga for over 9 years. He owns his private studio in Brazil. He focuses on Hatha Yoga, with complementary studies on Kundalini, Nidra and Vinyasa Yoga. For the past 3 years he has traveled extensively in Europe and Asia, to learn and teach in different countries, including Greece, India, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand. At the moment he works with Plantation Villa on it's centre in Sri Lanka and guiding their international retreats and workshops. He is also a Vedic Chanting teacher (KYM - India) and a Ayurvedic and Thai masseur.

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    Ishara De Silva

    Core Subject: Meditation & Life Coaching

    Ishara is the founder and owner of Plantation Villa. She is a regular meditation practitioner whose practice has changed her life. She has practiced and studied Buddhism and meditation over the last eight years. With an inspiring life story, Ishara helps explore the world of meditation through an explanation of the mind, its nature and habits, to overcome obstacles and allow the inherent sense of fulfilment that we all have to shine forth.

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    Dr Erandi Gunathilake

    Core Subject: Ayurveda - General Physician, Ayurvedic Nutrition, Gynaecology & Counselling

    Dr. Erandi Gunathilaka holds a Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS) at University of Colombo, Institute of Indigenous Medicine. She also obtained special training in Gynaecology and Psychology. Erandi works closely on treating gynaecological conditions, infertility, and cancer with Ayurveda. She specialises in Gynaecology, Sub-fertility (both male and female) and Menopause. She is also qualified in Psychological counselling focusing on Ayurvedic Diet & Nutrition, Fertility Concerns, Stress and Anxiety.

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    Dr Chathurika Hemachandra

    Core Subject: Ayurvedic Doctor

    Dr. Chathurika Harischandra graduated as a Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery from the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo. During her internship, she worked in two hospitals: the National Ayurveda Teaching Hospital in Colombo and the District Ayurveda Hospital in Beliatta, followed by her research module at Bandaranayaka Memorial Ayurveda Research Institute in Nawinna.


We are happy to offer our life changing retreats at your own home!  Plantation Villa, our specialist Ayurveda, Yoga Retreat Centre in Sri Lanka, is now launching our retreat online so you can benefit from this ancient wisdom carried by our specialist team of Ayurvedic doctors and Yoga teachers. We aim to teach you how to lead a happy, harmonious and healthy life.

How the Retreat Works?

You will receive a full plan for your retreat with all the materials to download in advance. Your daily schedule will be according to the Ayurvedic recommended daily routine but you can also accommodate it according to your work activities. You can go to your office every day or work from home and still enjoy the benefits of this amazing retreat.

Yoga Classes and Meditations

The ancient practices of yoga and meditation are a key component to embracing a more mindful lifestyle. Yoga and meditation allow the body to restore, improve, and develop in harmony of mind, body, and spirit. Our experienced yoga teacher Bernardo has planned a sequence of special classes which follows the Plantation Villa ideals of teaching both practice and theory of Yoga. It’s a special, down to earth approach to maintain our relationship. You will see that every class is not only about jumping the body here and there, but it also contains explanations and guidelines for you to learn and implement in your daily practice and life. His aim is for you to be actually capable of exploring the universe of Yoga by yourself, with time and practice, and that your practice be one that can give you more than just a 1hr stretching session, but a transformation of your relationship with yourself. 

Each class has been prerecorded at our yoga hall so you will be able to enjoy the amazing sound of nature and beautiful birds singing during your practiceJ

Dhamma Talks & Yoga Philosophy

Through the Buddhist wisdom you will understand how to find the true happiness and inner peace which is what everyone in this world is looking for.

In the evenings you will watch our Dhamma talk about happiness and purpose of life or a Yoga philosophy class about mind and its power. We also prepared for you two sessions of Ayurveda ancient knowledge where you will understand what Ayurveda is about and how can it be beneficial in your everyday life. The classes are prepared by our extremely knowledgeable Ayurvedic doctors who are some of the leading physicians in the country.

Daily Schedule

You will be provided details of how your daily life can be structured as recommended by Ayurveda and Yoga. You can use the timeline as guided and structure the day as per your preference.

  • 07:00 – 08:00 Morning yoga & meditation
  • 08:30 Ayurvedic Breakfast
  • 09:00 – 12:00 Free time
  • 12:30 – 13:30 Ayurvedic Lunch
  • 13:30 – 17:00 Free time
  • 17:00 – 18:00 Evening yoga & meditation
  • 19:00 – 20:00 Ayurvedic Dinner
  • 20:00 – 21:00 Dhamma talk/ Yoga Philosophy talk/ Ayurveda session
  • 21:30 – 22:00 Personal time according to ayurvedic routine, guided meditation
  • 22:00 Bed time, silence time

Food Guidance

We will provide you some useful easy recipes including video cookery classes of nutritionally balanced Ayurvedic vegan meals with minimum oil and no artificial flavorings which were created by our team of doctors.

You will see how your body reacts positively as you feel lighter and healthier with our food ayurvedic guidance that you can later incorporate to your own daily food routine.

  • 10 guided yoga classes with meditation (1 hourper class) 2 Additional guided meditations(each 30 minutes)
  • Meal plans and recipes forAyurvedic vegan meals from our expert kitchenguided by our doctors
  • 3 cookery classes of Ayurvedic meals so you can learn step by step how to cook them
  • 2 Wisdom Talks: about the mind and path to a happy life
  • 1 Session about Ayurveda and how to incorporate it into your daily life
  • Guidance documentation to improve your knowledge
  • All videos of classes and talks are sent to you to keep so you can continue to use them even after the retreat

What’s Included

  • 10 guided yoga classes with meditations - each 1 hour
  • 2 Additional guided meditations - each 30minutes
  • 5 recipes to well-balanced Ayurvedic vegan meals created by our doctor’s team useful for everyday life
  • 3 cookery classes of Ayurvedic meals so you can learn step by step how to cook them
  • 2Wisdom talks with principles of Buddhism about happiness and purpose of life – each about 40-60mins
  • 1 Ayurveda talk-1 hour
  • Guidance of afternoon activities
  • Recommendations of books to read J

What’s Not Included

  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Online Retreat


The retreats are organized and provided by Plantation Villa Retreat in Sri Lanka. Plantation Villa is an award winning retreat centre, regularly awarded by international forums as the Best Wellness Retreat in Sri Lanka. The centre is a social enterprise located in a rural village in Sri Lanka providing homes, food, medicine and employment for the underprivileged. The centre maintains a Charity Trust – the Metta Trust which works heavily uplifting the living standards of the under-privileged, and works on nature and wildlife conservation.

All classes and talks are recorded by the expert team of Ayurvedic doctors, Yoga teacher and life-coach and are recorded from our centre in Sri Lanka.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.