Ayurveda means the wisdom of life. It is a 5,000 year old science and healing system that teaches you how to choose food, herbs, body work and healing practices for your body and personality type, allowing you to take charge of your health and energy system.

The Wellness centre lying in the heart of Thambapanni Retreat offers programs for realizing the full potential of the body, mind and spirit. The very nature of Unawatuna beach inspires relaxation and well-being. Nurture your mind, body and soul and treat yourself to one of our rejuvenating massages and wellness treatments, during your stay here. Thambapanni Retreat offers a rainbow of Vedic wellness options……

Thambapanni Retreat offers a rejuvenating voyage of a new inner and outer discovery.


At Thambapanni retreat, we focus on the wellness of the guests, and ayurvedic oil massage helps strengthen and balance your whole body, improves circulation and vitality, and rejuvenates your skin. This massage uses sesame oil, and it is recommended as part of any daily routine because it rejuvenates and revitalizes the body physiology. It infuses youthfulness into your skin and helps to keep the tone.


Yoga means unification. A merger of one’s higher self or true self, with the self which lives and breathes through daily life, the self that develops habits preventing freedom. Yoga offers a way to win back our original freedom through body/mind/spirit awareness.

Physical alliance lifts us into the lines of gravity, which makes us light, stable, and strong mentally as well as physically. Unfortunately through our daily lives, most of us train ourselves to compress our organs, misaligns our skeletons and otherwise develop discomfort and even disease. Yoga offers a way to transform our bodies away from these unhealthy habits, leading our bodies and our minds into totality and bliss.


The word meditation, is derived from two Latin words : meditari (to think, to well upon, to exercise the mind) and mederi (to heal). Its Sanskrit derivation 'medha' means wisdom

Meditation means awareness. Whatever you do with consciousness is meditation. "Watching your breath" is meditation; listening to the birds is meditation. As long as these activities are free from any other distraction to the mind, it is effective meditation.

Our experienced teacher will help you with a balanced series of techniques, to energize the body and mind so you feel liberated and the quality of your consciousness can be expanded

Steam Sauna

Our private Herbal steam sauna is the highlight of Thambapanni retreat, carefully constructed with natural wood, adapted to the jungle surroundings that hotel is set in. Together with the deep cleansing power of steam and the vision and sound of nature which surrounds you, Thambapanni Retreat's steam sauna will create a perfect transformational journey.