Our Team

World Class Care

We put our heart and soul into delivering professional and high-quality service while you are here with us. This commitment can be felt through the warmth and attentiveness of our team who are there to take care of all the details, ensuring you feel well-cared for and can fully relax during your retreat.

Sam Kankanamge, Founder

Sam Kankanamge BSc (Hons) Osteo, DPO, Dip.Acu is a world renowned healthcare professional, with over 25 years-experience transforming patients’ health, and has been called ‘the best back specialist in the country’ by The Times (2014).

Sudheera Kankanamge, Managing Director
Sudheera is an accountant by profession and has built a successful 20 year career in the printing industry. However, his true passion lies in hospitality and travel.
Davia Peris, Retreat Specialist & Clinic Manager

Davia is our Retreat Specialist and manages enquiries and bookings for those interested in visiting us at the Sanctuary.

Chef Tharaka, Head Chef

Tharaka is our dedicated and innovative Head chef with many years of experience in the management of kitchen operations and food preparation.

Dr Nishshanka, Ayurvedic Doctor

Dr. Nishshanka is our resident Ayurvedic doctor, qualified with a Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery from the University of Kelaniya. She also specialises in Ayurveda beauty culture, Yoga and Relaxation Techniques, and Acupuncture.