Excellent 4.7/5.0

12 Ratings from our customers

Excellent 4.7/5.0

No. 3 Hotel in Southwest Coast This is the number 3 hotel in Southwest Coast according to our popularity list. The popularity is established by the number of times this hotel is viewed, requested and booked on this website.

Villa Velmarie Yoga & Ayurveda Retreat Standard

Ayurveda in a Renovated Colonial Villa

Travel is currently possible under the "Safe Travel" concept, and the travel warning has also been lifted.

Colonial villa with experienced Ayurveda doctor from traditional family, beautiful garden and pool. With only 6 rooms, you are guaranteed personal care and a warm atmosphere.

Most Popular Hotel Features

  • Free Wifi
  • Swimming pool
  • Seaside
  • In nature
  • Ayurveda doctor
  • Ayurvedic tri-dosha meals
  • Yoga
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Free parking

Packages and Programmes with Best Price Guarantee


from 6 nights, double room, full-board


The recommended length of stay is depending on the illness/indication but should be at least 14-21 nights. The focus points will be adapted by the experienced Ayurveda doctor to your individual constitution and goal. The type of programme depends on how your body reacts to the treatments and medicine.

Focal points:

  • Rejuvenation from 5 nights
  • Anti-stress & exhaustion from 5 nights
  • Detox from 5 nights
  • Weight management from 14 nights
  • Panchakarma from 14 nights
  • Panchakarma healing from 21 nights
    Panchakarma is ideal for: arthritis, psoriasis, acne, gastritis, congestion, obeseness, insomnia, sinusitis, spondylosis, parkinson's desease, anemia, backache, paralysis, angina pectoris, ulcera (14-21 nights)

  • Ayurvedic full board
  • All day herbal tea
  • Initial consultation with Ayurveda doctor (English interpreter) and preparation of individual treatment plan
  • Daily Ayurveda treatments (approx. 90-120'), e.g. Shirodhara oil forehead shower, herbal steam bath, foot massage
  • Yoga and Meditation (ca. 60')
  • Ayurvedic medicine as prescribed during the programme
  • Use of pool and WiFi
  • Insured as a package tour with insolvency protection and security certificate
  • Rebook and cancel free of charge up to 14 days before arrival with the Flex Upgrade
  • For all details see Flex Upgrade

Recommended for the following conditions

Back Pain, Diabetes, Heart / Circulatory System, High Blood Pressure, Locomotor system, Metabolism / Stomach / Intestines, Obesity / Overweight, Psoriasis / Eczema, Respiratory System / Asthma, Rheumatism / Joints / Arthritis / Arthrosis, Skin / Allergies, Spine / Intervertebral Discs, Stress / Exhaustion

We have already calculated the following discounts for you:

  • 15% Early Bird discount - 90 days
  • 10% Early Bird discount - 30 days
  • Stay 21 nights - pay for just 18: 3 nights free

All available discounts

Telephone booking code: 70VP1

Personalise your stay

Healthy holidays despite Corona

Together with our hotel partners, we do our best to make sure that you have a healthy and relaxing holiday. On the following pages you will find current information about restrictions in Sri Lanka due to Corona. In addition, you have the option to book our Flex Upgrade, which enables you to rebook and cancel free of charge up to 14 days before arrival.

Villa Velmarie Yoga & Ayurveda Retreat in Detail

Your Hotel

☀ In the Villa Velmarie Yoga & Ayurveda House, a renovated villa from the Dutch colonial era, Ayurveda awaits you in a quiet, family atmosphere with approx. The hotel follows the slogan "magnificence in simplicity". 4,000 sqm of garden. Approx. 2 walking minutes away is a fishing beach (not suitable for swimming), Beruwelas centre approx. 2 km, beaches for bathing approx. 15 minutes.

Location & Surroundings

The small town of Maggona is located about 60 minutes south of the capital Colombo near the coastal town of Beruwela. Southwestern Sri Lanka attracts with rainforests, beautiful beaches and many cultural attractions.

How You Reside

The retreat has 6 rooms (approx. 30 sqm) with a terrace, air conditioning, WiFi, TV, hairdryer. 3 with pool view, 3 with mini courtyard. Single rooms are double rooms for single use.

Double Room

6 rooms in the villa (each approx. 30 sqm) with a terrace, air conditioning, TV, hairdryer, WiFi. 3 with pool view, 3 with mini courtyard.


Air conditioner

Hair dryer

Balcony or terrace

Satellite TV

Room code for telephone bookings: 70VD1


6 rooms in the villa for single use (approx. 30 sqm each) with terrace, air conditioning, TV, hairdryer, WiFi. 3 with pool view, 3 with mini courtyard.


Air conditioner

Hair dryer

Balcony or terrace

Satellite TV

Room code for telephone bookings: 70VE1

Food & Drinks

Ayurvedic, mainly vegetarian menus, suitable for all Dosha types (tridosha). Typical dishes with local products, fresh juices and fruit.

Ayurveda Centre

Experienced Ayurveda doctor with his own Ayurveda clinic, from traditional family and member of the Sinhala Ayurveda Society. In 3 treatment rooms, ayurvedic massages (e.g. face, head, body, foot), Shirodhara oil forehead shower, herbal inhalation, baths are offered. Ayurveda doctor on call.


Outdoor pool (approx. 12 x 3 m) with sunbeds. Excursions e.g. to the beach or Richmond Castle in Kalutara, to the Fort in Beruwela, Galle, Kande Viharaya Temple in Aluthgama, visit to a turtle breeding station in Kosgoda, water sports such as surfing nearby (some for a fee).

Getting There

Transfer Flgh. CMB (approx. 84 km) T 929 TF € 123/car (1-3 pers., back & forth).

Nearby Airports
Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB) : (approx. 97 km / 111 minutes)

Additional Information

Child discount: on request.

Parking: included.

Pets: not permitted.

Languages: English knowledge recommended.

Good to Know

If you are interested in learning more about Ayurveda, ayurvedic nutrition, medicine and treatments, you have the possibility to participate in a 10-day Ayurveda training for beginners. The training takes place partly in the Villa Velmarie and partly in the Ayurveda Clinic of the Ayurveda Doctor. 9 nights in apartment (approx. 5 minutes walk from Villa Velmarie), full board, 10-day course and daily yoga/meditation (approx. 1 hour) from € 650 per person in double room. Further information on request from SpaDreams.

Hotel Amenities at a Glance

  • In nature

Customer Reviews

Excellent 4.7 / 5.0
100% would recommend
Wellness area
12 Ratings from real clients At SpaDreams, only clients who have travelled with us can submit a review.
  • Philipp K.
    from Germany

    ‘Interesting experience’ Translated by Google

    Great hotel area, friendly staff, good treatments, good yoga class, good standard for Sri Lankan standards, we felt comfortable there, hotel only a bit far from tourist attractions (close to the beach, but not suitable for swimming), food fresh , but little choice and variety show more

    • Hotel in general
      Very nice and well-kept area, friendly, warm staff, nice pool, spacious and clean (Sri Lankan standard of cleanliness) rooms, fresh food, but little variety and variety, dining area a bit spartan and cramped
    • Service and hospitality
      Staff very friendly, tried hard and warm, but with the absence of the hotel manager on our last 3 days a bit overwhelmed, the airport shuttle booked by the manager was unfortunately 48 minutes late and jeopardized our return flight to Europe
    • Cuisine
      Food was freshly prepared and in good taste, according to Ayurvedic cuisine there were only small portions and unfortunately a little little variety (rice and curry every day)
    • Spa, treatment and pool area
      Pool very nice and well-kept, water could have been a bit cooler, application area ok (not to be compared with European spa areas)
    • Treatments and programmes
      Applications were pleasant, except for a little too much oil and the associated 30-minute showering twice a day, applications differed in part from the treatment plan, for the first 3 days we received individual daily plans with the dates of the applications for breakfast In the absence of the hotel manager at the end of the holiday, we no longer received these plans (even the treatment staff was unhappy with it and complained about their suffering), yoga class was great, Aryurveda doctor: friendly, competent and approachable every day, but: at the beginning Diagnoses made were not taken into account in the treatment until the end, the explanation of the Ayurvedic concept (eg Doshas) was not sufficient, we should choose the treatments on the last two days from a catalog

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    • March 2020
    • 4 - 8 days
    • as a couple
    • 30 to 39 years
  • Therese L.
    from Canada

    ‘Excellent doctor and therapists’ Translated by Google

    Care team for us. Preliminary health assessment with the doctor then care schedule for 3 days, reassessment and another 3 days. Competent and dedicated therapists. show more

    • Hotel in general
      Building of 6 rooms in a large garden with swimming pool. Our room with 2 beds had a double bed and a child's bed with foam mattress not comfortable. The next day, they brought 1 real mattress at my request. I was able to sleep well. There are 4 bedrooms overlooking the garden and swimming pool with outdoor table and chairs, ours in the backlog had none. Too bad ... it would be nice to have a towel rack for drying towels throughout the day and a bench for storing suitcases.
    • Service and hospitality
      Care for us and with a smile. We were offered a flower and plant bath on the last day. The director gave me a bottle of oil for my knees because the order had not arrived on time before my departure
    • Cuisine
      Correct lunch and lunch, lack of protein, no seasoning, at 5:00 am ginger cookies, I would have preferred fruit juice and cut fruit. In the evening at 7:30 p.m., 1 light soup, raw vegetables: tomatoes and cucumber ... and boiled vegetables, no protein. Not all clients are there to lose weight ...
    • Spa, treatment and pool area
      Clean and pleasant. Lack of sun loungers when the hotel is full; more should be provided and replaced with oily ones. In the morning, there was sometimes a shortage of clean outdoor towels. A basket for depositing dirty towels would be appreciated.
    • Treatments and programmes
      Excellent doctor, competent and attentive Effective and flexible therapists for schedules. Quality personalized care 2 massages per day of 45 minutes plus poultices to keep for 1 hour

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    • February 2020
    • 4 - 8 days
    • with friends
    • 60 to 69 years
  • Markus L.

    ‘Awesome 3 weeks’ Translated by Google

    Great little villa with only 6 rooms. Great manager, great cook and wonderful therapist. Like a small family. Extra requests were immediately fulfilled. The three weeks were really worth it. Was a little skeptical in the first few days, but when you "arrived" and get involved it is a great experience. Gladly again! show more

    • Hotel in general
      Who expects 5 star luxury is wrong here. Everything a little smaller and more comfortable. But the helpfulness is unbeatable. Every wish was immediately fulfilled within the possibilities.
    • Service and hospitality
      Great service. No wishes remain unfulfilled!
    • Cuisine
      Chandria, the cook, is a real pearl. The very different dishes with different degrees of spice were delicious. As a non-vegetarian, I haven't missed any meat.
    • Spa, treatment and pool area
      The pool should be taken care of a little more. The water was a bit milky from time to time. Regular chlorine might be the solution.
    • Treatments and programmes
      The doctor and therapist was very professional. Here, too, the individual needs were taken into account. Great massages, great treatments!

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    • January 2020
    • 17 - 23 days
    • solo
    • 50 to 59 years
  • Claudia M.
    from Germany

    ‘Unforgettable Ayurveda cure’ Translated by Google

    We spent two unforgettable holiday Ayurveda weeks at Villa Velmarie in winter 2019/20. Our general impression was very positive overall. However, one should start such a journey without expectations. show more

    • Hotel in general
      The rooms are of course not quite German standards, but are quite comfortable. Each room has air conditioning, which helped a lot during the day, as the temperatures around 30 degrees during the day and 25 degrees at night were quite normal. It's just a shame that the country is so polluted. The area was very clean. All in all, we are very happy to have made the trip.
    • Service and hospitality
      All of the staff from the room boy to the manager were very professional and helpful.
    • Treatments and programmes
      The main reason for our trip was the Ayurveda cure. And it was phenomenal. The doctor was very supportive and helpful. In any case, we feel better and healthier. If you are only interested in sightseeing, you are out of place here. But when it comes to health, Villa Velmarie is the right place for you.

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    • December 2019
    • 12 - 16 days
    • as a couple
    • 40 to 49 years
  • Béatrice C.
    from France

    ‘A great moment to be well and relax’ Translated by Google

    A small hotel, a family atmosphere very cocooning. The staff are lovely, can not do enough to help make our stay perfect. a good ayurvedic food, a nice and competent doctor and the daily care of my super masseuse in addition to being a caring and cheerful woman. show more

    • Hotel in general
      Nice building while rez of putting on, a beautiful furnishing, and turned towards the swimming pool which is also the meeting place between the customers. Everything is very clean
    • Service and hospitality
      Perfect, perfect, perfect ....
    • Cuisine
      Simple, well-cooked Ayurvedic food with fresh fruit every day
    • Spa, treatment and pool area
      Large immaculate pool, massage and bath rooms, simple and functional
    • Treatments and programmes
      Doctor very present establishing the program and reevaluating the treatment if necessary. Care of very good quality and all in a superb atmosphere.

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    • November 2019
    • 12 - 16 days
    • solo
    • 60 to 69 years

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