Benefits of Ayurveda Massages – Invent a whole new you (on the inside)

Ayurveda massages are known around the world for its blissfully comforting quality. Traditional Ayurveda in Sri Lanka which includes body massages and Ayurveda oil massages (Abhyanga) aim to provide increased circulation, toned muscles and simply a healthy life.

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Here are some of the major benefits of Ayurveda massages

Natural oil

Ayurveda massages use herbal oils, with no artificial preservatives, chemicals or colour. This is completely toxin-free and is healthy for the human body. A full-body massage with herbal oils will relax muscle tension and absorb the herb essence to the body giving it balance in body and mind.

Stress relief

Besides soothing tense muscles and body tissues, ayurvedic massages also stimulate fresh energy and a lively state of mind. You will feel relaxed and stress-free after an ayurvedic massage. This is what Ayurveda themed hotels and spas such as Heritance Ayurveda Maha Gedara have gained popularity among tourists.

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Universally accepted

Ayurveda massages are accepted all over the world despite the geographical location, lifestyle or age. It benefits children, pregnant women, people suffering from chronic diseases and everyone in general.

Medical benefits

Ayurveda massages are said to improve medical conditions. A particular ayurvedic massage called “Udvartana” is said to help the elimination of ‘Kapha’. A holistic massage will harmonise the doses of the three main “doshas” in the human body; ‘Vata’, ‘Pitta’, ‘Kapha’.

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Plan a Trip to Hikka With Your Buddies – Budget Friendly Trip

Is it time for a vacation with your friends? With the help of this guide, plan a budget friendly holiday to the sunny coastal town of Hikkaduwa, famously also known as Hikka.

 

 

Where to Stay
Hikka has become quite a tourist friendly destination and thanks to its golden sandy beaches and amazing surf waves, there are a number of options for affordable accommodation in Hikkaduwa that would suit your needs. Look for reliable accommodation options from Yoho Bed.

 

 

How to get there

Sri Lankan train,Northern Line,Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan train,Northern Line,Sri Lanka | Img. By : katorisi (Own Work) CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Thanks to the development of the Southern Expressway, travelling to the south coast is so much easier! Hop on a highway bus or for a change of scenery, and at a cheaper rate than the bus, travel to Hikka by train!

 

 

The Food

Hoppers at house of dosas

Hoppers at house of dosas | Img. By : Paul Joseph [09-may-13CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Being a beach side town, you’ll find plenty of good affordable restaurants and local food vendors that are pretty safe to consume food from. Don’t be afraid of trying out new things!

 

 

The Beach and Surf

Hikkaduwa Beach

Hikkaduwa Beach | Img. By : Shehanw (Own Work) CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

The enticing waters that are teeming with marine life, from reef fish to sea turtles, head over to Hikka beach for some fun in the sun, sand and surf. Try your hand at surfing if you’re daring enough.

 

 

Party
Hikka is famous for its nightlife. From crazy parties that last till dawn to a bustling drinking scene, Hikka is ideal for party goers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shopping in Lisbon – The Finest Emporiums

Colombo April 2013-4

Colombo April 2013-4 | Img. By : Alvesgaspar (Own Work), CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

 

Lisbon is an absolutely breathtaking alpha-level global city with so much to explore. If you happen to be a shopaholic, then you won’t run out of places to indulge in retail therapy.

 

Loja Real
If you’re interested in vintage and/or authentic Portuguese goods then this is definitely one of the best places to visit. You can find everything from traditional wooden toys to locally manufactured soaps and perfumes. There are three branches to choose from, so if you’re staying at a local hotel from chains such as Tivoli Hotels & Resorts, be sure to check out the one closest to you.

 

Embaixada
With a name that translates to ‘The Embassy’, this place has a very sophisticated ambience to it, comparable to that of vintage hotels in Europe. South America has some brands that are quite renowned in the fashion world, and you will see some of these as well as big international names in this truly fashionable store.

 

Centro Commercial Colombo
If you’re looking for a large shopping mall kind of destination, then this is something worth checking out. It is centrally located and attracts crowds of locals as well as tourists. There’s definitely something for everyone.

 

Denegro!
If you’re a fan of all things chocolate then you have to visit Denegro. This establishment is one of the best chocolatiers in the nation and offer expertly prepared chocolates, pastries and cakes.

 

 

 

 

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