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Niyagama House - Your Retreat in the Tea Plantation

just 20 Minutes inland from Galle, in Southern Sri Lanka

Sunny Autumn Special 2023:

A great 30% on all Rooms and Suites,
starting with 105 USD for a Single and 126 USD for a Double Room. Included a big breakfast. Stay during  Oct 1 to Dec 10!

Merry X-Mas Present 2023:

Celebrate with us


Dec 2012 - Dec 2022

A special 15% EARLY BIRD on all Rooms and Suites,
starting with 170 USD for a Single and 195.50 USD for a Double Room. Included a big breakfast. Stay during  Dec 10 to Jan 11!



Your special Place to retreat in Nature, just 20 Minutes inland from the Unesco World Heritage Galle Fort and the Indian Ocean in Southern Sri Lanka

  • Designed, built and opened by the German/Sri Lankan Owners in December 2012.

  • A Boutique Hotel and Yoga Retreat with 11 Rooms & Suites for up to 25 Guests.

  • Situated in an active Tea Plantation and surrounded by tropical Nature.

  • Experience a perfect blend of Eastern hospitality and Western comfort.

  • All guests from 12 years of age onward are welcome.

  • We are a non-smoking property with a secret smoking place behind the pool and we do not serve alcohol, but you can bring your own.

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 No 1 of 53 Hotels in the Galle Area

Traveler Ranked on Tripadvisor on October 1, 2023

 No 14 of 477 Hotels in the Southern Province

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Your “Home away from Home” – 11 comfortable rooms and suites, furnished in traditional Sri Lankan Style with amazing Views into the surrounding Nature

  • Unwind in Style where Sri Lankan design is mixed with convenient luxury.

  • Listen to the bird sounds while sipping your morning tea on the balcony.

  • Rest on a very comfortable mattress and choose your favorite cushion.

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  • Air-conditioned & free Wifi | Ceiling Fan & Mosquito Nets

  • Mini Fridge & Laptop Size Safe | Daily Complimentary bottled Drinking Water

  • Bathroom Amenities & Hairdryer | Daily Housekeeping & Turndown Service

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Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with a View to the Pool

  • Enjoy our Sri Lankan specials, Western continental as well as vegetarian and vegan offers in the Verandah Restaurant.

  • Traditional Rice and Curries, fresh Fish & Seafood, Soups, Salads and Desserts are served for lunch and dinner whenever you want to.

  • Have a tea time in the tea plantation and enjoy our big variety – or a freshly brewed espresso ;-).

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  • Our restaurant is open from 7 am to 10 pm, also welcoming outside guests.

  • We do serve coconut milk as an alternative for cow milk and try to cater for all special wishes.

  • We do not serve alcohol, but you can bring your own and we do have matching glasses.

  • We also do not serve Coca Cola, Fanta or Sprite to support your wish to reduce your refined sugar intake.

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Your perfect Daycation-Me-Time at Niyagama House

  • Do you like to get away from the stressful city or the noisy ocean waves?

  • Then visit us in our tranquil place for a day.

  • Contact us via mail, WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger with your idea of your perfect day and we let you know our best price option.

Take a deep breath. Inhale peace. Exhale happiness.

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  • For the morning yoga, pool time & breakfast

  • For a midday Aerial Yoga or lunch and an afternoon 5k walk in the area

  • For an Ayurveda Oil Massage or Sunset Yin Yoga or bird watching and a tasty dinner

  • For renting the whole house for a daycation

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Your tailor-made Retreat with energizing Hatha-, relaxing Yin- and mindful Mindset Yoga as well as elevated Aerial Yoga and guided Meditation

  • Enjoy the Double Impact of a tranquil Boutique Hotel and an energizing Yoga Retreat

  • Bring your “No-Yoga-Buddy”

  • All yoga classes are designed for beginners up to intermediate yogis.

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  • Book single classes to stay fully flexible

  • Book a 3, 5 or 7 days retreat and explore the benefits for body, mind and soul

  • Explore the Mindset Yoga Method, the new and unique fusion of personal development, EFT tapping and yoga

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Re-Energize your Body, calm your Mind, lighten up your Soul

  • Do your yoga and listen to your inner yoga teacher. Respect your edges and limits of the day.

  • It doesn't matter if you do your first class, if you are stiff or if you did not have enough time to practice regularly recently.

  • Listen to your body, connect with your breath and enjoy the movement. Feel the new power, energy and flexibility.

  • Our 3 and 5 day retreats include only the morning Hatha Yoga, so that you are free to book additional classes or head out to the beach.

  • Our 7 day Mindset Yoga Retreat is a week full of Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga, EFT tapping and personal development with a free afternoon in the middle.

  • Commit and do something good for yourself and meet like-minded people.

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Explore Sri Lanka: In our House, in the Plantation & in the Neighborhood

  • Cooking Class - We show you how to prepare delicious curries with ingredients, that you also find at home in the supermarket.

  • Bird Watching – Grab your binoculars and look out for all the tropical beauties. With or without our guide. Sri Lanka is a birdwatcher’s paradise.

  • Less can often be more – Grab a book from our library cupboard and forget about the world around you while chilling at the pool.

  • Guided Tea Plantation Walk – Let our plantation manager introduce you to tea, pepper and cinnamon harvesting, as well as to many other interesting plants and trees.

  • Stretch your legs and walk the five kilometer round walk through the neighboring plantations.

  • Rent a bike or book a guided bike tour – either as a roundtrip or one way to the ocean, where you will get picked up at your desired time with a tuktuk.

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A pleasant Prescription for your Mind-Body Health

  • A full-body warm oil massage acts as a powerful recharger and rejuvenator of mind and body.

  • Experience how accumulated stress and toxins in the mind and body dissolve during this blissfully comforting ritual.

  • Our massage therapist is offering gentle full body massage, head-, face- and foot massage, as well as a gentle herbal scrub.

  • Some of the benefits are calming for the nerves, increased mental alertness, improved elimination of impurities from the body and a better, deeper sleep at night.

  • Help your skin, which is the largest organ in the body, to perform its diverse functions efficiently, whether it is allowing toxins to be released from the body or nourishment to be absorbed by the tissues.

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Explore – Discover – Enjoy!

From scuba diving and snorkeling to whale watching and safari – there are plenty of options to discover and our guest relation is always happy to create your perfect day together with you!   


Here are some ideas:

  • Meditate at the Waterfall – Drive  up North to the Kanneliya National Park and walk with a tour guide through the jungle to a beautiful waterfall.

  • Elephant Safari – It's a half day trip to the Udawalawe National Park, with a lunch on the way back.

  • Temple & Beaches – Visit one of the oldest Buddhist temples in the Galle area and jump into the Indian Ocean.

  • Tea & Turtles – Learn about processing the tea in a factory and admire five of the seven turtle species worldwide.

  • World Unesco Heritage Galle Fort is just a 20 minute tuktuk drive away – walk through old streets, go shopping or have a splendid view of the sunset, followed by dinner in one of the old merchant houses which have been transformed into boutique hotels.

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Explore – Discover – Enjoy!

Are you looking for a perfect place for your next retreat or training in Southern Sri Lanka, just 20 minutes inland from Galle Fort and the Indian Ocean?

A luxury setting, a big yoga shala for 25 yogis, a long chlorine-free pool and healthy food, surrounded by a tea plantation and tropical nature?

Niyagama House is growing and in spring 2023 we will open our beautiful new annex, the “Yoga House”, with a big yoga shala (7.50m x 12m) and three additional guest rooms.


Come with your group, book some rooms or the whole property and enjoy your own vacation while teaching up to 25 students in the middle of tropical nature.

September 25 to 30, 2023


Unleash your inner Lioness

Hosted by

Anne Gladbach

Find out more here and enjoy a great Early Bird:

VERY special Room Rates

for a VERY special Retreat!!!

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5 Nights in a Single Room

starting from 460 USD *

5 Nights in a Double Room

starting from 694 USD *

* This price is per room, including morning tea, breakfast, dinner, plenty of drinking water & herbal tea, a guided tea plantation walk, AND a beautiful present - Sri Lankan Style ;-).

Contact us for more info.

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Direct Bookers are always getting our best Prices ;-)

Check our availability via this link, which is connecting you to our online booking system.

Contact us for best Last Minute Options and Special Packages or for the Renting of the whole House.

If you like to stay longer than five days, please send an email, as we can offer better rates.

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Have a question? We are happy to help!

Your double impact of a luxury boutique hotel and re-energizing yoga retreat place.

Just 20 minutes inland from Galle and
the Indian Ocean.

In Southern Sri Lanka.

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Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
May all beings everywhere be
happy and free

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Niyagama, Akmeemana

90080 Galle


© 2012-2023 

Niyagama House. All rights reserved.


WhatsApp ENGLISH & DEUTSCH - Elke:

 +94 (0) 76 778 5566

WhatsApp SINHALA & ENGLISH - Prasad:

 +94 (0) 77 254 6638

Mobile Number Office:

+94 (0) 77 461 8699

Landphone Number:

+94 (0) 91 223 5270

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