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42 Ratings from our customers

Fabulous 4.3/5.0

No. 1 Hotel in Bentota This hotel is the 1 most popular choice for our hotels in Bentota. The popularity depends on how often a hotel is called, requested and booked via this website. Ideal for Solo Travelers. This destination is especially suitable for solo travelers. More than 70% of our guests have traveled here alone.

AIDA Ayurveda Residence

Ayurveda in a stylish ambience

Stylish Boutique Resort for holistic Ayurveda treatments in an idyllic location on the west coast of Sri Lanka. The main building is exclusively for Ayurveda guests, and all treatments are under the guidance of an experienced Ayurveda doctor.

Packages and Programmes with Best Price Guarantee

Classic Ayurveda

from 7 nights, double room, full-board

$586

  • Ayurvedic full-board including hot water and herbal teas
  • Fruit juices for breakfast
  • Consultations with the head Ayurveda doctor inc. pulse diagnostics, determination of the dosha constitution type and establishment of the treatment plan
  • Approx. 5 ayurvedic treatments per day (approx. 2-3 hrs) e.g. head-, foot-, face massage, full body massage (four-handed synchronous), nose and colon cleansing, shirodhara oil-pouring, herbal steam bath, head wrap
  • Ayurvedic medicine as prescribed by the Ayurveda doctor

From 21 nights, this is also bookable as an Intensive programme at extra cost €10-15 per day (payable at the resort) for e.g. psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson's disease, diabetes, cholesterol, stomach disorders, cardiac diseases, back pain/sciatica. 

Additionally included for SpaDreams guests

  • 4x per week yoga, 1x meditation (group)
  • Use of outdoor pool with Whirlpool, loungers, parasols and bath towels
  • Bathrobe to borrow in the room
  • 1x Cooking course, 1 x village and temple tour
  • 1x Boat trip on the Bentota river (minimum of 4 participants)
  • 20% Discount in the AIDA jewellery store and gem museum

Recommended for the following conditions

Diabetes, Eczema / Psoriasis, Heart / Vessels / Circulation, High blood pressure, Metabolism / Stomach / Intestines, Nerves, Obesity / Overweight, Respiratory system / Asthma, Rheumatism / Joints / Arthritis / Arthrosis, Skin / Allergies, Stress / Exhaustion

We have already calculated the following discounts for you:

  • 10% Early Bird Discount
  • Stay 21 nights - pay for just 18: 3 nights free
  • Stay 14 nights - pay for just 12: 2 nights free

All available discounts

Telephone booking code: 794P1

Personalise your stay

AIDA Ayurveda Residence in detail

Your Hotel

☀ AIDA Ayurveda Residence is located in the small, lively coastal town of Bentota on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, in a tropical garden separated by a railway and a coastal road from the sandy Bentota Beach (approx. 5 min. away on foot).

The resort specialises in Ayurveda and offers a blend of stylish ambience and cosiness. The pavilions situated on different floors are connected by open corridors, small patios and stone gardens. The tropical garden overlooks the swimming pool and the hotel's own herb kitchen, and makes the resort an oasis of peace despite the proximity to bustling village life.

How You Reside

Equipped with balcony or terrace, bath or shower/WC, safe, ceiling fan, individually adjustable air conditioning, TV, telephone and W-Fi as well as hairdryer, mini-fridge and coffee/tea set in some cases. 14 deluxe rooms (approx. 22-25 sqm) in the main building with a view of the tropical garden are located in the immediate vicinity of the Ayurveda Centre and are reserved for Ayurveda guests. 1 apartment (approx. 60 sqm) with 2 bedrooms for max. 3 persons as well as 1 Luxury Residence (approx. 25 sqm) with oriental furniture according to Feng Shui. 18 standard rooms (approx. 20 sqm) in the Riverside wing for bathers with views of the pilgrim mountain "Adam's Peak" are located on the other side of the street, directly in front of the Bentota river. Single rooms are double rooms for single use. Smoking is not allowed in the resort.

DBL Riverside Wing

18 standard rooms (approx. 20 sqm) in the Riverside side wing are located on the other side of the street directly in front of the Bentota River, with a view of the pilgrims' mountain "Adam's Peak". With bath or shower/WC, safe, ceiling fan, individually adjustable air conditioning, Wi-Fi, TV, telephone, balcony or terrace.

SGL=DBL Riverside Wing

18 standard rooms for single use (approx. 20 sqm) in the Riverside side wing are located on the other side of the street directly in front of the Bentota River, with a view of the pilgrims' mountain "Adam's Peak". With bath or shower/WC, safe, ceiling fan, individually adjustable air conditioning, Wi-Fi, TV, telephone, balcony or terrace.

DBL Deluxe Main Building

14 deluxe rooms (approx. 22-25 sqm) in the main building with a view of the tropical garden are located in the immediate vicinity of the Ayurveda Center and are reserved for Ayurveda guests. Equipped with balcony or terrace, bath or shower/WC, safe, ceiling fan, individually adjustable air conditioning, TV, telephone, hairdryer, mini fridge, coffee/tea set and Wi-Fi.

SGL=DBL Deluxe Main Building

14 deluxe rooms for single usage (approx. 22-25 sqm) in the main building with a view of the tropical garden are located in the immediate vicinity of the Ayurveda Center and are reserved for Ayurveda guests. Equipped with balcony or terrace, bath or shower/WC, safe, ceiling fan, individually adjustable air conditioning, TV, telephone, hairdryer, mini fridge, coffee/tea set and Wi-Fi.

Dining & Leisure

In the open restaurant you can expect fresh ayurvedic meals according to the Ayurveda doctor's recommendation and the individual dosha type as a buffet or menu (depending on capacity). The tasty vegetarian dishes are occasionally supplemented with white fish and chicken.

Ayurveda Centre

Connected to the main house is the Aruna Ayurveda Center, which, like the Ayurveda Center in the sister resort ORUWA, has been under the management of the qualified Ayurveda doctor Dr. Bandara since the end of 2018, who opened the AIDA Hotel in 1999. Previously active in Germany as an Ayurveda doctor, speaker and author, the German-speaking head doctor is now there for you together with experienced Ayurveda doctors and therapists in AIDA. The centre includes 1 consultation room, several treatment rooms, 4 pavilions in the garden for flower and steam baths as well as an Ayurveda herbal sauna "Kutti", heated with fragrant herbs and woods. The manufacturing process of the herbal medicine used is subject to strict quality controls. Ayurveda herbal cuisine, acupuncture (€10/day), water gymnastics, pranic healing (fee charged), yoga and meditation on the covered terrace on the 1st floor or overlooking the Bentota River in the garden of the Riverside side wing.

Free Time

Large outdoor pool with whirlpool, sunbathing lawn and tea bar. Open-air amphitheatre, small shopping centre, internet café, library. Walks, e.g. to the market. Excursions to Induruwa beach. Partial evening entertainment e.g. live music or dance groups.

Getting There

Return Transfers: CMB Airport €125 per person, from 1.11. €127 (solo travellers + €14) booking via SpaDreams.

Nearby Airports
Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB) : (approx. 112 km / 120 minutes)

Additional information

English knowledge is an advantage.

Adults from 16 years welcome.

Pets: not permitted.

Christmas 2019: Compulsory gala dinner on 24.12. € 64/person.
Per person € 10 of the proceeds will be donated to the nearby orphanage.

New Year's Eve 2019: Compulsory € 77/person. New Year's Eve with live music, gala dinner WITHOUT alcohol, New Year's Day with traditional Kiri Bath milk rice pudding.

Good to Know

Please note that the resort will be closed from 1.5.-30.6.2019 due to renovation of the hotel kitchen.

Customer reviews

Fabulous 4.3 / 5.0
97% would recommend
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42 Ratings from real clients At SpaDreams, only clients who have travelled with us can submit a review.
  • Nicole V.
    from Germany

    ‘Deep relaxation in beautiful surroundings’ Original review

    The holiday was a dream. I would not hesitate to go there again. show more

    • Hotel in general
      Hotel grounds were very well maintained and clean for conditions in Sri Lanka. Good central location and a short walk to the beach.
    • Service and hospitality
      great! Very obliging. Only the front desk could do a littlre more here, as we had almost no contact.
    • Cuisine
      The meals were delicious, could only be a little more varied.
    • Spa, treatment and pool area
      very nice garden, pool very clean, very well-trained masseurs, competent doctor
    • Treatments and programmes
      treatments a dream friendliness super great facility

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    • January 2017
    • 12 - 16 days
    • with friends
    • 30 to 39 years
  • Steffi H.

    ‘An absolutely relaxing Ayurveda holiday!’ Original review

    Hotel and staff and the ayurvedic treatments were absolutely great and exactly as I had wished. show more

    • Hotel in general
      Great hotel with outstanding garden complex, very clean rooms Location not on the beach, but the river is just beautiful!
    • Service and hospitality
      Staff were always attentive and incredibly accommodating, special requests were always met!
    • Cuisine
      great tasty Ayurvedic meals, there could be a little more variety
    • Spa, treatment and pool area
      Spa area was integrated in the beautiful garden, very peaceful area, eye-catching from all sides!
    • Treatments and programmes
      treatments were perfect though I did get the impression that the treatment plan was not created individually but was a "standard program"

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    • October 2016
    • 4 - 8 days
    • solo
    • Younger than 30 years
  • SpaDreams Client

    ‘best rest!’ Original review

    Not only recovered, valued and treated like a queen. Extremely friendly and very attentive staff. waiter, therapists and reception staff tried to read your wishes from your eyes show more

    • Hotel in general
      Everything was very clean, nicely furnished and decorated. The ayurveda garden was especially beautiful and relaxing
    • Service and hospitality
      I do not know how it could be topped.
    • Cuisine
      Delicious! Despite the Ayurveda "diet", very varied. I didnt miss anything
    • Spa, treatment and pool area
      Clean, quiet, no reserving sunbeds! I have been twice, would go again
    • Treatments and programmes
      I was impressed (even the 2nd time round) by the of competence, skill, flexibility and individuality! Felt like a friend

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    • May 2016
    • 12 - 16 days
    • solo
    • 50 to 59 years
  • Christine H.
    from Germany

    ‘A very nice, relaxing Ayurveda holiday’ Original review

    The hotel is ideally suited for an Ayurveda programme, the staff are very friendly. The treatments are very good.We feel very relaxed and would spend our holiday in the hotel again at any time. show more

    • Hotel in general
      The hotel is very clean, staff very friendly, rooms were cleaned every day and were very clean, the hotel is about 75 m from the beautiful beach.
    • Service and hospitality
      All staff very friendly and very helpful
    • Cuisine
      Taste and selection of Ayurveda food very good
    • Spa, treatment and pool area
      Fantastic pool, very clean, fantastic treatments.
    • Treatments and programmes
      Recreational value very good, very friendly therapists for treatments, they also take wishes/requests.

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    • February 2016
    • 12 - 16 days
    • as a couple
    • 50 to 59 years
  • Nikola K.
    from Germany

    ‘very relaxing’ Translated by Google

    very good for relaxing and catapulting out of everyday life show more

    • Hotel in general
      very pleasant little ayurvedic hotel, the hotel itself very quiet, outside the hotel full life, market and beach within easy walking distance, reception open 24/7, some furniture a bit older, however, it is also recognizable that modernized and Furniture was exchanged
    • Service and hospitality
      The staff was all friendly, tried to respond to individual requests
    • Cuisine
      the food was delicious prepared, varied, very well presented (the eye eats with)
    • Spa, treatment and pool area
      the ambience of the therapy area was quiet and sufficiently clean, most treatments very relaxing and enjoyable; Pool was clean and well maintained
    • Treatments and programmes
      that was my first Ayurveda cure, so much was unknown to me and surprising, but relaxing, the staff is as everywhere differently competent

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    • August 2018
    • 12 - 16 days
    • solo
    • 40 to 49 years

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