Experience traditional Sri Lankan cooking at Maya - enjoy a class with our top chefs and take home a taste of Sri Lanka!
Dining is a highlight at Maya, and our chefs would love to share with you the delights of Sri Lankan cuisine.
A cooking class at Maya is an exciting and fun way to learn how to cook a selection of genuine Sri Lankan curries using simple techniques and recipes.

You will learn how to use exotic spices in different ways than in traditional western cuisine. The chefs will encourage you to smell and taste the spices, and understand a variety of combinations that are so unique to local cuisine. You will discover how to infuse flavour into any dish and prepare a variety of spice or herb mixes.

The cooking classes take place in a lovely location in the garden surrounded by paddy fields, under the coconut and mango trees or in the stunning garden pavilion

Be inspired by authentic Sri Lankan cuisine and learn some key techniques to easily use back home.


All the ingredients are locally sourced, fresh and seasonal

Take home 3 Maya recipes and try your hand at making an authentic curry for your family and friends back home

Learn about spices, herbs and taste exotic curries

Find inspiration in Sri Lankan cuisine – and take back some tips from Maya's chefs

Cook your own meal and enjoy lunch or dinner in your favourite spot in the garden or villa.