Nature Hotels in Sri Lanka
nature friendly hotels with luxurious facilities
There are many nature friendly hotels in Sri Lanka and they are some of the hotels most sought after by the tourists.One of the top reasons for tourists to visit Sri Lanka is to experience the abundance of wildlife in Sri Lanka and also to experience a nature friendly environment away from the concreted jungles in the city.When it comes to nature friendly hotels, the most famous hotel in Sri Lanka is the luxurious Heritance Kandalama hotel in Dambulla which was designed by world renowned architect Jeffrey Bawa.However there are few more, especially near the Habarana and Dambulla area,which are close to few national parks and to four world heritage sites.Other than the luxury hotels another thing that is becoming popular among tourist and locals alike is the small boutique hotels.Most of them are in a forest area by the stream so you can enjoy the surrounding nature and they are much more cheaper than a hotel.In this article I will give a brief description about the top nature friendly hotels and some of the top boutique hotels as well.
Top Nature Friendly hotels in Sri Lanka
Below are some of the best nature friendly hotels in Sri Lanka.There is a brief introduction and a link to more details in some of them.
Heritance Kandalama hotel in Dambulla
Winner of many International awards for its design,Heritance Kandalama is a luxurious five star hotel built near the Kandalama lake.It is considered one of the best work done by world famous architect Jeffrey Bawa.Not only is it surrounded by forest areas,it is build in such a way that it looks like part of the jungle.click here for More details about Heritance Kandalama hotel.
Cinnamon Lodge hotel in Habarana
Another famous nature friendly hotel near the Kaudulla lake.The hotel is spread around 27 acre of land and they have there own bird and butterfly trail within the hotel.There are many small houses in the hotel, each having 2-4 rooms. The vast hotel grounds are filled with lakes,ponds and forest areas.You will find monkey and many species of birds roaming freely outside your rooms. Read more about Cinnamon Lodge hotel.
Amaya Lake hotel in Habarana
Another nature friendly hotel near a lake, Amaya Lake is also pretty similar to Cinnamon Lodge since they also have small cottages as rooms. The hotel is not spacious as the Cinnamon Lodge,but it is also built pretty close to a jungle surrounding.
Some more nature friendly boutique hotels
- Gods Paradise Nature Resort in Ingiriya(Nachchimale) visitors experience
God's Paradise nature resort in Ingiriya near Horana great place to for family visits, team outings with natural pool visitors experience
- The Retreat holiday bungalow in Sri Lanka, A visitors experience
The retreat holiday bungalow in Ingiriya is a great place for family and office outings. Fresh water stream, swimming pool and barbecue facilities and one and half hour drive from Colombo