– By Lifestyle Food
Sri Lanka, a teardrop shaped island that lies amidst the magnificent Indian Ocean. The country with unmatched mesmerizing beauty and glorious history catering to all kinds of guests; a trove for mythology lovers, an epic for the history enthusiasts and a poem in green for the environmentally conscious.
A ‘must’ on every nature-lover, mythology enthusiast, and gadabout’s list, Sri Lanka is a sparkling gem with a history that is older than we can guess and has always earned a special mention in the mythology. It is blessed with variable topography with stunning flora and fauna. Unlike other countries, Sri Lanka has always been very conscious of its natural boons and has emerged as a pioneer in ‘urban sustainability’. Step onto Sri Lanka’s white sand beaches and pristine blue waters to be drenched in health and happiness.
Mahagedara Wellness Retreat
Awaken your senses to a transformative healing experience at MAHAGEDARA WELLNESS RETREAT. Located in the heart of elephant country, Sigiriya Sri Lanka, Mahagedara is an oasis of bliss that offers not only Yoga, Mindful Meditation and Ayurvedic treatments, it has also consciously reduced its carbon footprint including planting over 3500 trees to create a habitat for over 150 species of local fauna. Committed to becoming a leader in sustainable tourism, they provide an experience that’s rooted in tradition, authenticity, and wholesomeness. For our continuing efforts, they have won many awards including the 2017 World Luxury Hotels Best Luxury Eco-Green Hotel of Sri Lanka.
Polwaththa Eco Lodges, Wepathana
“Polwaththa” in the local language means Coconut estate which is the ancestral property now managed by the 4th generation. Polwaththa Eco Lodges has been promoting the well-being of the local community and protecting the environment for more than a decade has recently started its own Re-forestation program, a Yoga Retreat and an Organic Vegetable Farm. This in combination with the pristine environment all around, the numerous nature-walks on offer and the simplicity of village life make Polwaththa Eco Lodges an ideal destination for those wanting a taste of a healthy lifestyle a life-changing experience. The icing on the cake is a set of wild pigs that come every single night for their “dessert” to this kitchen while the Lodges’ well serves as the waterhole for all the animals and the birds.
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At Polwaththa we try to live as eco friendly a life as possible. With solar panels providing energy, our own organic farm (using hydroponics to water the plants in a sustainable way) and community initiatives we are conscious of people, surroundings and the earth as a whole.
Jetwing Hotels, Colombo
Jetwing Hotels promote holistic initiatives that focus on the environment, economy, and people. Solar Parks at Jetwing Yala and Vapor Absorption Chillers introduced to Sri Lanka for the first time at Jetwing Lagoon help minimize Jetwing’s carbon footprint while sewage treatment plants such as the facility at Jetwing Lake, and biogas units ensure waste sent to landfill is significantly reduced. At Jetwing Vil Uyana, a man-made habitat has proven a refuge for wildlife and Jetwing Kaduruketha was conceptualized with environmental integration at the forefront. They aim at imbuing local communities with invaluable skills to expand their horizons.
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