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If you are a teacher or leader of some modality across yoga, health, fitness, meditation and more... The Salty Pelican facilities, premium shared and private accommodation, yoga shala, Spa and poolside restaurant offerings are designed to appeal to you and your students as an ideal setting for teaching and learning in a tropical paradise setting.

We Provide :

  • a dedicated environment specific to practices of transformation

  • a support structure through diet and relaxation

  • a setting with purpose-built infrastructure and practice spaces that includes 1 dedicated yoga shala, a sea view rooftop yoga deck facing the beach and sunset, infinity swimming pool, poolside sun loungers & beanbags, covered chill-out lounges, staffed Wellness Spa, poolside restaurant with 5 star chefs and wifi across the whole property.



  • The Sri Lankan Experience – Experience the natural beauty of Sri Lanka, along with Sri Lankan culture, Ayurvedic massage, Sri Lankan infusion food and that winning Sri Lankan smile.

  • The Retreat Experience – We have many years of experience in hosting retreats and offer a professional approach with dedicated facilities to support growth, learning and relaxation in a retreat setting.

  • Location – We are right on the best rated beach on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, Hiriketiya. Fast and easy to access with a direct private air conditioned van transfer from the Colombo airport. 

  • Cost – Our packages are all-inclusive and at very competitive rates when comparing the quality of our facilities and services

  • Beautiful Setting – Beachfront location with infinity swimming pool and jungle yoga shala.  Our retreat provides peace, quiet and nature.

  • Delicious Food – Our guests rave about our delicious food. It’s fresh, tasty and prepared daily by our qualified Sri Lankan chef team. There is something for everyone with all dietary requirements taken on board.

  • Excursions – We can organise your guests on excursions each week including transfers to the local night markets for shopping, local temple tours and elephant safari tours in the national park. Many other excursions can be added on.

  • Wellness Services – Take advantage of our onsite wellness Spa centre that offers wonderful treatments, including Ayurvedic full body massages, foot & neck massages, body treatments, facials and boy wraps. 

  • Yoga & Fitness Facilities – A dedicated yoga shala fully equipped with hemp non-slip yoga mats, yoga blocks and yoga straps. This shala is perfect for other activities including movie nights also. There is also a sea view rooftop yoga deck perfect for sunrise or sunset classes with amazing elevated views of the surrounding nature and beaches. There is also a covered lounge area with large group dining/work table for theory classes and also, more comfortable cushioned lounge areas. 

  • Surfing Services – We have a large diverse premium soft and hard surfboard range that can be included for your guests to have access to during their retreat with you. As we are just a 200m walk from two different surfing beaches, it's easy to find some time to have some fun in the surf over the week. On request we can also organise private or group surfing lessons. 

  • Marketing Support – It's also possible for your program to be listed on our website as a Guest Teacher Program and can be shared on our social media channels ( +23k followers ) with a prior agreement on profit share basis or similar. 


Note down your group’s goals and experience wish. Take a look at our site to draw inspiration from the place. Send a note to our team to inquire about possibilities. We will help find the best dates and rates for your group.


Our unique quality is that our retreat center was designed and built from the ground up specifically for teaching and practicing yoga, relaxation and good health. We are happy to share our place with genuine interested parties. We welcome you as a teacher with tradition, sincerity and integrity who may want to use our special place for your retreats.

  • Dedicated covered open air yoga shala for up to 25 persons comfortably

  • Private and premium shared rooms with personal secured wardrobe space 

  • All rooms have private en suite bathrooms 

  • Rooftop sea view yoga deck 

  • Poolside restaurant that can seat up to 46 guests 

  • Poolside bar with bar seating area

  • Fully equipped yoga shala with hemp non-slip yoga mats, bolster pillows, cork yoga blocks and straps. 

  • Infinity swimming pool with water seating area and two outdoor showers

  • Plenty of comfortable poolside sun loungers, beanbags and umbrellas. 

  • Large covered indoor dining table for up to 30+ persons 

  • Large communal lounge areas with coffee tables

  • Healthy breakfast, lunch  & dinners available

  • Wellness Spa center

  • Gift shop available with eco-friendly water bottles, sunscreens and more.  

  • Complimentary cold filtered water dispensers available on each floor

  • Wi-Fi, iPhone & iPod connectivity to surround sound speakers for teaching or music. 

  • Onsite generator provides during  power cuts, guaranteeing continued power supply and wifi 

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Laundry service

  • State of the art electronic access control solution with RFID technologies allowing smart guest bracelets to access keyless, both the property, all bedrooms and all personal lockers/safes.

  • Surfboards & scooter bike rental


  • Professional wellness team including specialists & highly trained therapists

  • Comfortable open aired poolside treatment rooms for therapies, bodywork & massage. With showers. 

  • A variety of natural health products available for purchase


  • Separate self contained fully equipped teacher/assistants villa onsite with poolside access, separate living room, fully equipped private kitchen and a large shared bathroom for up to six teachers/assistants.

  • Private or Group surf instruction

  • National Park Safari tours

  • Private air conditioned transfers to airport or day trips

  • Cooking classes 

  • Temple tour

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