Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

Sri Lanka, Indian Subcontinent

Recent winner of the Tatler Spa Guide 'Zen Master' award, Santani has made a huge impact as a newcomer in 2017. In no time at all Santani has sealed its reputation as one of the best spas in Sri Lanka by providing a personalised, top-drawer experience for their guests. Specialising in Detox, Anti-Ageing and Weight Loss, each retreat begins with a consultation with the doctor who then creates a programme designed to maximise the benefits of the stay. A personalised fitness plan is also implemented throughout your stay with optional outdoor activities available, including mountain biking, trekking and kayaking in the Hulu River.

A peaceful wellness haven enveloped by an abundance of natural beauty, Santani is a place to re-connect, slow the pace and gain perspective. Tucked away in the hills, this hideaway is a mere one hour away from the sacred and historic city of Kandy, the spiritual centre of Sri Lanka and home to one of the most sacred relics in Buddhist culture. The simple, rustic buildings (modelled after 16th-century architecture in the Tampita Vihara style) have been designed with nature in mind and give homage to traditional Sri Lankan homes with large pillars, exposed columns and polished hardwood floors throughout.  Harmony guides everything they do, within one of the world’s lushest environments, the holistic architecture treads as lightly as possible upon the land to let nature’s rhythms lull you back to life and let you enjoy the restorative powers provided by nature. 

 Nearest Airport: Bandaranaike International Airport  Transfer Time: Approx.3.5 hours

Sharing from £2,485.00 pp Singles from £3,086.00 pp

Including 7 nights stay, flights, transfers, accommodation, full board, group activities & use of facilities

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Room Types

Santani is comprised of 16 rooms with 500 square feet of floor area with king or twin beds. There are also two 2 bedroom suites with king or twin size beds and an area of 1350 square feet. 


The Santani spa facility is the ultimate place to go for a little rest and relaxation. Soak up the peaceful ambiance as soon as you enter the consultation room, which faces a lush three-tiered terrace of rice paddies. Visit the marvellous facilities to soak in the thermal salt bath or spend your time in the steam room or sauna. An array of personalised treatments with origins from around the world can be performed in one of three treatment rooms, one which is specifically designated for use by couples. 

Wellness consultants will act as your concierge for the duration of your retreat. They will assist you beginning with an initial consultation with feedback and they will be available as you undergo multiple therapies while on your programme. 


Your all-inclusive resort experience at Santani includes a personalised approach to gourmet wellness cuisine. In place of a printed menu for everyone, Santani’s experienced, internationally trained chefs prepare your healthy natural dishes according to a custom meal plan created in co-ordination with the Head of Wellness and Santani’s in-house Ayurvedic doctor based upon your health goals and physical condition. 

A typical full board meal plan includes: 3 gourmet meals per day (breakfast, lunch & dinner) and non-alcoholic beverages (Fresh fruit juices & herbal tea),


In addition to a wide variety of wellness activities, other alternatives available at Santani will help you to re-connect with nature. Enjoy the fresh air as you traverse one of many nature trails or immerse yourself into a natural swimming pool. You can also try mountain biking, and if you are more adventurous, learn the basic of farming on site or at a paddy-field. 

If you prefer to explore further afoot, you can learn about the process of making tea at a tea estate or join a wildlife safari at either the Wasgamuwa wildlife park of Knuckles world heritage biosphere. Bird-watchers will also be delighted by the natural aviary wildlife. Day excursions to Kandy, the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, are popular - and guests may also like to play a round of golf at the country's best golf course. 

  • Reception pavilion
  • Main pavilion with lounge and bar
  • 24 m infinity lap pool
  • Yoga pavilion
  • Elevated restaurant 
  • Outdoor sitting area with bonfire
  • Media room with 15 seat theatre, computers and internet facility

Santani can offer you the seclusion you seek and peaceful respite near the Hulu Ganga river, multiple forest reserves and a nature sanctuary. 

A scenic 3.5 hour drive from the Bandaranaike International Airport will bring you to Santani Wellness Resort & Spa. 

Insider's Tips
  • Get acquainted with local wildlife on a safari at Wasgamuwa Wildlife Park. 
  • For a unique treatment, try watsu, where you will be supported and gently stretched while in the water. 
Special Offers

Healing Holidays Exclusive offer:

  • Book 10 nights or more and receive complimentary return internal flights from Colombo to Santani on Cinnamon Air, 2 complimentary nights and 2 additional personal yoga sessions per person.
  • Book 7 nights and receive 2 additional nights for free (book 9 nights and pay for 7) and 2 additional personal yoga sessions per person.
  • Book 5 nights and receive 2 additional personal yoga sessions per person.

This offer is valid for stays up to 31st March 2019, excluding 20th December 2018- January 10th 2019. This offer cannot be combined with any additional offers and is also not valid for any of the retreats. 

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Conscious Living And Spiritual Awakening Retreat
Santani Wellness Resort & Spa | Sri Lanka
24-30 June 2018

This is a Yoga and Ayurveda retreat programme designed to provide everyday tools to assist you in dealing with your mind and its complexities. It is also an opportunity to set aside time for yourself, and discover your true nature. The Retreat will be a beautiful and rhythmic blend of Ayurveda, Asa…

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Stress Management And Inner Healing
Santani Wellness Resort & Spa | Sri Lanka
08 - 14 July 2018

Healing means a process to make one whole, integrated and holy (spiritual). Therefore, healing denotes towards the process of restoring the state of integration or harmony at all the different levels of human personality. Yoga philosophy and practices aim to address the fundamental causes of suffer…

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Santani Detox Programme
Santani Wellness Resort & Spa | Sri Lanka
7 nights | Receive 2 extra nights free

Cleansing and Detoxing are primary tools of Ayurveda, the treatments involved clean the body of the root causes of illnesses. Regular cleansing of the body is linked to preventing the occurrence of many diseases such as cardiac issues, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, etc. The Santani Detox progr…

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Santani Weight Loss Programme
Santani Wellness Resort & Spa | Sri Lanka
7 nights | Receive 2 extra nights free

Weight loss is a struggle for even the most motivated of us, Santani offer a programme that is tailored precisely to your needs to ensure successful and sustainable weight loss. After meeting with you, the Santani staff with then design a custom programme to eliminate undesired weight and leave …

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Santani Yoga Programme
Santani Wellness Resort & Spa | Sri Lanka
7 nights | Receive 2 extra nights free

This seven night retreat at Santani combines evening yoga with a variety of lifestyle workshops and activities designed to relax and restore balance. During your stay you will learn about meditation and other relaxation techniques through scheduled wellness activities that will help you centre. To …

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Santani Anti-Ageing Programme
Santani Wellness Resort & Spa | Sri Lanka
7 nights | Receive 2 extra nights free

Santani’s holistic but firm approach to anti-ageing is exactly what makes this programme so effective, their focus isn’t just to reduce signs of ageing on the outside, but dramatically improve your inside, for a healthier lifestyle as you age. Following a consultation with one of the…

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