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Ulpotha

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My expectations for Ulpotha were perhaps higher than any other place I've visited. This was down to the huge number of reviews I had read and researched. Ulpotha exceeded all these expectations. It is hard to put into words what a special place this is. Saying I feel 'refreshed' is an understatement. After two weeks of delicious, nourishing and healthy...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took my unbelievable 9 months to write my review on my stay at Ulpotha. Now here is the thing: my memories are just as vivid today as they were 3 weeks after being back home. I just need to close my eyes and think of the yoga shala, think of my hut, the lovely people and I am right...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Are you ready for a fairy tail? Go visit Ulpotha. This must be the best place if you are interested in Yoga, beautiful nature, friendly people and as a bonus - ayurveda. Best food, beautiful houses and surroundings and friendly people. This is for persons looking for a slow and mindful holiday among nice people and monkeys!

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Indonesia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to begin? This was my first time ever traveling to Sri Lanka, although I had been wanting to visit the mythical country for years. I am so glad that I experienced Sri Lanka through Ulpoltha because this places seeks to preserve the country as it was like 100 years ago, before the advent of modern technology. There is no...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I could say that it is very beautiful place, very peacefull. The food is delicious ,the accomodation was great It was a real resorcing place It is a 5 star place in the jungle. I appreciated every minute in that place.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you're looking for the cool blast of air conditioning, white-glove service, all your creature comforts, the tropics without insects, gourmet meals, and the luxury of plush carpets, Ulpotha is simply not for you. If you're looking for soulful sanctuary, a community of smiles, a village with a sense of purpose, authentic food, communion with nature, respite from social media,...

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1Thank Ed W
Paris, France
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A place that stands on its own with nothing to add and nothing to remove. A place to get inspired by the beauty, the kindness and the smile of the people, the quality of the food, the local music and the infinite luxury by its simplicity. A place where time flies with the rhythm of the nature. For all the...

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1Thank maiaferrand
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Ulpotha is a place like no other. It defines really luxury. Luxury of not having a phone, wifi or electricity. The service is incredible and the food like nothing I have ever tried before, simply delicious. It is all prepared with no electricity but over a wood fire. It is also all fresh from Ulpothas extensive garden. All Vegan too...

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Ubud, Indonesia
Reviewed 4 March 2017

What if a place could bring you back to your center, to yourself.. close to your heart and your body ? Feeling yourself. Experiencing the "Nothing", the "Pause", or call it also "the Off" state will really change your life.  It’s the proposition of ULPOTHA and the philosophy of AYURVEDA.

Softening with natural surroundings. I wanted to practice on deepening a body relax and a...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I visited Ulpotha alone over Christmas for just one week and genuinely feel blessed to have had the opportunity to do so. It almost feels as if the village is built on hallowed ground. Everything about it was special, spiritual and spine tingling. I felt completely at home immediately. Emotions were high. I was filled with gratitude, filled with love...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
'The best yoga retreat in the world', according to the Observer, Ulpotha is a beautiful private eco-hideaway open to guests for part of the year; a place of total peace, where you can experience the warm, generous and gentle hospitality Sri Lankans love to offer. This oasis of tranquility is a traditional working village cradled on one side by low mountains and a lotus ringed lake, and on the other by emerald green paddy fields. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ulpotha

Address: Ulpotha Village, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $244 - $340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Ulpotha Hotel Embogama
Ulpotha Spa Embogama
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“I liked my hut close to re ricepaddy.”
183katarinac, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms have their charm”
BALOU29560, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I liked my hut in the area of the fields, but in the groups the preferences were quite varied.”
gessy01, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No need to worry - all huts are amazing, and they do an amazing job in allocating people to the right spots!”
760alinad, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are in the forest ,surrounded by trees and monkeys. We had a room over looking the paddy fields- better location.”
Lara006, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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