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Oak-Ray Isiwara Ayurvedic Village

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Very aggressive sales policy

Very aggressive sales, you cannot relax and enjoy the garden and shopping. You have to repeat to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tatiana_Ts
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Moscow, Russia
I wish I have read the reviews earlier

I wish I have read the reviews earlier. It was very expensive. Red oil haven't worked out for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“Very aggressive sales policy”
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“I wish I have read the reviews earlier”
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Upaliwatta,Dimbulgamuwa,Madawala Upatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very aggressive sales, you cannot relax and enjoy the garden and shopping. You have to repeat to the sales person: “No, thank you, I do not need this”. Just because I do not like to be pushed away. The shop personal should not ask so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I have read the reviews earlier. It was very expensive. Red oil haven't worked out for the person whom I have given.

Thank Jass A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the gardens are fantastic & the tour interesting, purchasing items in the store seems fraught with expensive risks. Similar to other reviewers, I found myself in the shop involuntarily & confused by the pricing structure. This led to a very ridiculous purchase of sandalwood...More

Thank Katsunami
Manager_OakRayHotels, Public Relations Manager at Oak-Ray Isiwara Ayurvedic Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your time & your feed back too. We politely told you we only sell 100% naturally, high quality ,self preparing Ayurvedic productions.That's why those had high prices on it. Our main vision is not only sell those products and also...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had my travel planner visit Isiwara Ayurvedic village enroute to Kandy with the caveat that you have no obligation to buy, with free 15 min massage etc. We got an Ayurvedic doctor who was very knowledgable, spoke good english and explained herbs in details....More

Thank Yogeshwaran R
Manager_OakRayHotels, Public Relations Manager at Oak-Ray Isiwara Ayurvedic Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazing review on us. We are glad with your feedback you got Please do stay in touch and connect us with any friends or family that would visit us and we will ensure to extend the same hospitality. Do write to...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

My friends and i were taken to see this herb garden. Its a scam dont go! The products are over priced. Better to go to a supermarket you can buy the same products for more than half the price. There "organic" removal cream smells exactly...More

Thank Daisy-knights
Manager_OakRayHotels, Public Relations Manager at Oak-Ray Isiwara Ayurvedic Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your time & your feed back too. We politely told you we only sell 100% naturally, high quality ,self preparing Ayurvedic productions.That's why those had high prices on it. Our main vision is not only sell those products and also...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018

My driver took us through here , He did mention that Im under no obligation to buy anything The "doctor" or guide introduce himself as a healer and teacher with traditional herbs and ingredients , He gave you a list and a pencil and take...More

Thank Willem M
Manager_OakRayHotels, Public Relations Manager at Oak-Ray Isiwara Ayurvedic Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your time & your feed back too. Its to inform you we only sell 100% naturally, high quality ,self preparing Ayurvedic productions.That's why those had high prices on it. Our main vision is not only sell those products and also...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Didn’t enjoy this visit. Lovely garden around which you are guided by an ‘Ayurvedic Doctor’. You are given a shopping list upon arrival and then led around the garden to show you the plant and then associated products. At the end you are taken to...More

Thank Mathew O
Manager_OakRayHotels, Public Relations Manager at Oak-Ray Isiwara Ayurvedic Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your time & your feed back too. As considered we politely told you we only sell 100% naturally, high quality ,self preparing Ayurvedic productions.That's why those had high prices on it. Our main vision is not only sell those products...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

I really wish I had read these reviews first, as I have fought many to be very accurate. I believe in herbal products so when our drivers suggested stopping at the gardens I was very keen. The garden is well kept, and the doctor's description...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We were taken here as a must do stop, on the way to Kandy by our driver from Dambulla. Very touristy, good presentation of products around the garden describing different herbal remedies. My advise is to take that sheet of paper of products that they...More

Thank Gwyneth S
Manager_OakRayHotels, Public Relations Manager at Oak-Ray Isiwara Ayurvedic Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your time to write your experience We would like to inform politely that we only sell 100% naturally, high quality ,self preparing Ayurvedic productions. That's why those had high prices on it when considering with local shops. Our main vision...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Although we enjoyed the tour my advice would be not to use the products, in fact stay away! As part of the tour the guide applied sandalwood cream and oil on my face. A day later I suffered an allergic reaction but didnt realise this...More

Thank Anrob2018
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I did! I had bought some oil as my sister in law is having joint pain. The bottle was sealed and the ingredients was outside the bottle. Also they gave me a certificate and a number to contact in case i was stuck in the... More
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