Talalla Surf Camp & Yoga Retreats at our boutique beach resort in Sri Lanka.
+ Wellness holidays & Tropical spa.

Welcome to an undiscovered paradise.
Welcome to Talalla Retreat.

Talalla Retreat is a boutique hotel and yoga retreat overlooking an undiscovered beach of turquoise seas at the southern tip of Sri Lanka. Hidden in the jungle canopy, 32 spacious, elegantly designed rooms include open air marble bathrooms and private balconies. Awake to morning yoga, or take a dip in the 20m freshwater pool, as fishermen pull in their morning catch.

Talalla Surf Camp is OPEN YEAR ROUND and is Sri Lanka’s longest running professional Surf Camp and has been in action for the past 4 years. Learn to surf at Talalla, with1,2 or 3 week camps or on-demand surf lessons offering expert instruction near some of Sri Lanka’s most consistent surfing breaks. Pamper yourself during your stay with Auyrvedic and European spa treatments, nourish your body at the gourmet open-air restaurant and stay connected with wi-fi internet.

Talalla is featured in the 2012 edition of the Lonely Planet Guide to Sri Lanka as “one of the best beach hotels in Sri Lanka” situated on a picture-postcard, golden sand beach, fringed by coconut palms and brightly coloured fishing boats.

Experience pristine bliss in Sri Lanka’s most beautiful hidden secret.

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Last Week at Talalla Surf


Hatha. Ashtanga. Pranayama.
Acclaimed instructors bring your body back to it’s natural state of calm.


Where ancient Ayurveda meets European tradition. The Spa @ Talalla: find your bliss.


Some places we do not merely visit, we become a part of. Places that touch your spirit, and replenish your soul. Where time fades, and your only schedule is the turning of the tides.

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