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Spa Ceylon unveils lifestyle experience at Parkland

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Reaches 60 locations across 12 countries; plans 100 locations by end 2018

Spa Ceylon, the world’s largest luxury Ayurveda chain, unveiled their opulent new lifestyle experience at the ground floor of the Parkland Tower on Park Street, Colombo 2, marking the milestone of reaching 60 branded locations internationally. The experience centre features a luxury Spa Ceylon signature spa, the all-new Gourmet Ceylon tea bar, a wellness wall of island balms and a Royal Ayurveda selection. It also features a palace art gift gallery, an all-new Ceylon aroma bar, the luxury soap buffet, a home fragrance wall and the tropical fashion gallery.

This urban oasis in the heart of the city is the perfect location for an energising spa experience in the middle of the workday or to de-stress at the end of one. The extended hours make it easily accessible for gift purchasing, treating visitors to a uniquely Ceylonese experience or relaxing with the ones you love.


Ceylon Aroma Bar

The new aroma bar experience offers insights into the traditional aroma infusion processes using natural essences of island fruits, flowers, herbs and spices for the creation of Spa Ceylon’s Eau de Ceylon collection. Guests are invited to sample and experience the complete range of fragrances, which include Solid Perfumes, Eau de Ceylon and Home Aroma products.


Gourmet  Ceylon Tea Bar

Adding a new dimension to the Spa Ceylon experience, the new line of uniquely formulated Gourmet Ceylon Teas in 18 natural blends and Ayurveda Herbal Infusions and10 benefit specific formulae are featured at the Gourmet Tea Bar situated within the store. These are luxuriously presented in Ceylonese palace art style packaging inspired by the tropical fruits, herbs and flowers blended into these flavourful beverages. The bar offers guests the option to taste their favourite blends prior to selection.  


Indulgent Spa Experience

Having being awarded ‘World’s Best Luxury Ayurveda Spa’ operator at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2017, their spa on location offers an extended range of luxury Ayurveda treatments, Ayurveda facials, body scrubs and body polishes as well as waxing, nail and beauty services in Spa Ceylon’s signature style. Every detail of each Spa Ceylon spa and spa ritual has been thoughtfully designed and detailed to perfection – to ensure guests receive a totally fulfilling and relaxing spa experience like no other. From organic cotton and Ayurveda herb filled cushions and pillows; to old-fashioned wooden foot baths laden with pebbles, jasmines, wild lime and garden mint; to exotic massage balms richly blended with Ceylonese spices, virgin coconut and aromatic ginger; to refreshing organic herbal tea accompanied by traditional palm sweetener, served in custom-designed hand-made Spa Ceylon stoneware; to highly precise signature massage movements by the spa therapists, every element is detailed and designed to complement each other – making the luxurious Spa Ceylon experience uniquely different.  


International expansion

Continuing their rapid international expansion, the last quarter of 2017 will see Spa Ceylon adding seven more spa locations with openings in Lucknow in India, Malé Airport in Maldives, and further expansions across Sri Lanka at BIA Colombo Airport, Colombo Fort, Gandara Street, Kandy Town and Lewis Place in Negombo. Selected signature spa services will also be introduced in Tokyo Japan, as part of the retail experience at the Spa Ceylon stores. New stand-alone boutiques are planned to open in Fukuoka Japan, Saigon Vietnam, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Nicosia Cypress, Malé in the Maldives, BIA Colombo Airport and Colombo Downtown.In total, this quarter will see more than 15 new doors opening, growing the Spa Ceylon presence to more than 75 branded locations internationally.

With their products now approved for sale in the European Union, the brand is planning a European roll-out in Italy and Eastern Europe next year, while further expanding their Asian footprint with new market openings in China, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan and in other existing markets, to reach their targeted 100 worldwide Spa Ceylon locations in 2018. 


The Spa Ceylon story

Founded in May 2009 by brothers Shiwantha Dias and Shalin Balasuriya, ‘Spa Ceylon’ has fast become a dynamic force in the global luxury wellness sector and has taken its luxury Ayurveda brand to the world, with a global presence of branded stores and spas situated in Ginza Tokyo, Japan; Melbourne, Australia; Singapore; Seoul and Ulsan in Korea; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Istanbul, Turkey; Mumbai, Chennai, Goa and Hyderabad in India; Karachi, Pakistan and across Sri Lanka. Spa Ceylon also operates in Kiev Ukraine, Nicosia Cypress and the Maldives.

Spa Ceylon captures the romance of old Ceylon combined with ancient Ayurveda wisdom to create their range of majestic spa rituals and royal spa formulae designed to soothe, calm and relax the body, mind and soul. Spa Ceylon now produces over 450 all-natural Ayurveda inspired personal care, wellness and home aroma products. Their complete range comprises prestige skin, body, bath, scalp and hair care preparations, oils, balms and potions, home aroma blends, candles, diffusers, incense, herbal infusions and teas, handmade stoneware, bath accessories and a range of tropical resort wear.


Conservation initiatives

As a conscientious, activist brand, Spa Ceylon continues their conservation initiative to Save The Majestic Ceylon Elephant and has also introduced a whole selection of spa formulae, home aromas and safari sets to create awareness and help raise funds towards elephant conservation projects in the country.

Pix by Lasantha Kumara

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