Travellers looking for wellness, mindfulness, and a digital detox.
Nature meets design. Nourishing your soul. Changing your rhythm. Leaving rejuvenated and inspired.
BEST VISITING MONTHS
Visit January to May for a pleasant 22-28°C. The rainy seasons are from September to December and between April and May.
Santani Wellness Resort and Spa is a sustainable wellness retreat, 2,800 feet above sea level, surrounded by a lush tropical jungle of the Sri Lankan highlands - known as the country’s spiritual centre. The former tea plantation is a restorative destination spa, set among ancient Buddhist meditation caves, rice fields and the Hulu River - a place to pause and find peace.
Stay in a Mountain View or a Garden View Chalet, designed with a modern and minimal aesthetic in mind, and facing out onto jungle valleys and the mountains, or rice paddies and tea plantations.
Enjoy personally design wellness programs focussed on yoga, Ayurveda, detox, recovery, addiction, weight loss, and sleep to name a few. The tri-level spa’s architecture follows the landscape, and is complete with a steam room, a cedar wood sauna overlooking the rice fields and the Knuckles mountain range, as well as a salt soak pool.
Santani is located in Sri Lanka’s peace centre - the sacred mountainous landscape of Kandy. Visit the hanging bridge of Narampanawa, and wander through vanilla and cocoa fields.
Walk along Hulu River for a morning meditation. Spot hidden waterfalls and exotic birds. Hike towards the Bambaragala Cave Temple. Tour the Rangala – Gomare Tea Factory. Take a scenic drive through the beautiful A-26 road along the Victoria Wildlife Reserve. Hike to the top of The Knuckles Conservation Range - a UNESCO world heritage site, where dry and wet zones meet.
Wholesome food prepared for your body and mind. Biodynamic wine & fresh juice. Keto friendly plans. Example meals include pumpkin velouté with duck confit, caramelized apple and sage; citrus and beetroot cured pink salmon with tarragon and horseradish sauce; Grilled Australian grass fed beef tenderloin steak, herb layered summer squash cake and wild mushroom puree with micro-herbs and tamarind sauce to name a few.
Santani is located an hour outside of the sacred city of Kandy. Bandaranaike International Airport is 3 hours away.
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