If you are in Sri Lanka for a holiday, choose to stay in one of the nature focused resorts that let you devour the blessed mother nature in extreme luxury style. The ecological diversity in Sri Lanka is definitely worth discussing and that is exactly what we are going to brief you on in this article. Blue Lanka Tours can arrange for you to experience a variety of natural landscapes at amazingly luxurious resorts located amidst Mother Nature.
Hill Country Resorts
- 98 Acres Resort and Spa
This hotel is a widely popular spot for enjoying the stunning beauty of Sri Lanka’s hill country. As its name says, the resort is located on a 98 acres tea estate featuring several individual chalets overlooking panoramic views. The chalets are made out of up-cycled material such as straws and old railway sleepers. Based in the small town of Ella, you are not going to run out of things to do if you ever feel like leaving the comfort of your chalet.
- Ceylon Tea Trails
Known as one of the island’s most outstanding hotels, Ceylon Tea Trails is no doubt a drop dead gorgeous resort! Each colonial style bungalow has a private butler service and scenery to die for. Popular as a honeymoon hotspot, the hotel caters to bespoke luxury at a high end price range.
- Langdale By Amaya
This is a colonial style Sri Lankan bungalow with each room having a cozy and antique feel to it. You could enjoy personalized service such as breakfast in bed, a privately guided nature excursion or a pampered evening at the Spa. Take a dip in the pool and absorb the view of lush greenery overlooking the pool. A beautiful garden and tennis lawn is well placed beside the small hotel for guests looking for outdoor activity.
Eco Friendly Resorts
- Jetwing Vil Uyana
Nestled over a man-made lake in Sigiriya, Vil Uyana is one of the best properties owned by the Jetwing group. Inspired by rural traditions, this luxury nature reserve blends well into the landscape. Private two story chalets are available with plunge pools, luxurious bathrooms and large, open-air shower areas. The wetland system is man-made, allowing chalets to be built over the water, paddy fields, forests and marshes, giving guests an opportunity to witness a magnificent environment.
Ulpotha is a different concept to that of a traditional hotel but offers guests a tailor-made retreat experience. It is an eco-village offering yoga, spa and Ayurvedic treatments on a non-profit basis. Situated in Empogama (central Sri Lanka), this paradise village offers peace, beauty and simple luxury, along with a two weeks course in yoga. This 22 acre organic farm offers guests a one bedroom adobe hut amidst flowers and fruit trees, and an opportunity to get up-close-and-personal with nature. Ulpotha is a seasonal retreat and is open only 20 weeks of the year, mostly for guests interested in yoga and meditation.
- The Paradise Resort & Spa
Enveloped in charming greenery, embedded in the city of Dambulla, The Paradise Resort & Spa is a luxurious eco resort with 67 modern designed rooms and suites. Sports and recreation opportunities along with a spa, swimming pool and fitness center are available for guests.
- Cinnamon Wild
A unique honeymoon destination – Cinnamon Wild Yala – is a sprawling property located on the edge of the Yala National Park. During your stay here, you can peacefully co-exist with local fauna and wildlife such as crocodiles, wild boars and elephants gallivanting near the lake. The 68 rooms and suites at this hotel offer ultimate luxury amidst one-of-a-kind wildlife environments. Cinnamon Wild is partnered with Nature Trails to allow guests to explore the diverse wildlife by way of jeep safaris during the day and night time.
- Grand Udawalawe
Located close to the Udawalawe National Park, the Grand Udawalawe Safari resort is the only luxury hotel in the area. The 53 rooms and 4 suites are designed for a perfectly cozy getaway, keeping in mind all the modern amenities. The Elephant Orphanage is just half a kilometer away from the hotel.
- Saraii Village
Explore tree top accommodation in the rustic paradise island of Sri Lanka. At Saraii Village, allow yourself to be hushed into nature, for an experience like no other. Located in the Hambantota District, this resort offers mud chalets and a charming set of tree houses. Those looking for an authentic rustic holiday with some wild adventures, this is the place to be.