Ulagalla Walawwa Resort, Thirappane
|Dambulla Anuradhapura Road, Thirappane, Anuradhapura, North Central, SRI LANKA.|
Description: Ulagalla Walawwa ResortNestled in 58 acres of lush tropical vegetation, Ulagalla Walawwa Resort is arranged around a 150-year-old mansion, once the ancestral estate a noble Anuradhapura family. Painstakingly restored and with the addition fo 20 unique villas, this luxury eco-resort offers exclusive accommodation, fine cuisine and an extensive range of services and activities in an idyllic, secluded location.
Ideally placed for visiting the historic city of Anuradhapura, with its fabulous archaeological sites and spectacular places of veneration, including the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi sacred tree, Ulagalla Walawwa Resort is also a delightful spot to unwind and relax by the pool, take a bicycle trip through the paddies, kayak in the lake or explore the estate on horseback, among many other options. The Resort can also arrange trips further afield, to the Ritigala Sanctuary, the Wilpattu and Minneriya National Parks, or even whale watching and scuba diving on the coast.
For fine Sri Lankan dining experiences, Ulagalla Walawwa Resort is home to the Liyawela Restaurant, where guests can treat their taste buds to a magnificent selection of the finest Sri Lankan cuisine, along with Oriental, Western and fusion dishes. Arranged on two levels, the upper deck is a delightful spot for al-fresco dining in the cool evening breezes, with captivating views of the surrounding landscapes.
Type of rooms: Ulagalla Walawwa ResortUlagalla Villa:
Each of the 19 villas at Ulagalla are over 79 square metres in size, all offer glass-walled panoramic views of the scenic, unspoiled, natural paradise filled with bird and animal life and are luxuriously equipped with air-conditioning, high-end entertainment systems and many more amenities. Each Villa has its own deck and secluded private plunge pool, making it a destination in itself. One king-size bed.
The elegantly yet comfortably furnished 111 sq m suite is ideal for a family. Appointed with 2 bedrooms surrounding a living and dining area - Nikewewa is a heaven amidst the rice paddies. The 180 degree glass walls allows for a breath taking view of the 20 acres of paddy field. A length pool sits between nature and the suite giving that extra bit of lavishness to an already perfect setting. The villa comes with two large bathrooms with bath and shower. King-size beds.
All villas feature: garden, paddy or lake view; large king-size four-poster beds; dining area; plunge pool; 42 inch LED TV; living area; large bathroom with rain shower; movies on demand; safe; mini-bar; complimentary Wi-Fi; tea & coffee-making facilities; his & hers bath robes; hair-dryer; bicycles; sun deck; 24-hour room service; canapé platter.
Additional information: Ulagalla Walawwa Resort
Anuradhapura Airport is a small regional airport with flights from Colombo. Bandaranaike International Airport is 176 kms from the resort.
Number of rooms: 20
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2010.
Languages spoken: English.Smoking policy: Smoking is restricted in public indoor areas in Sri Lanka.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
GPS Coordinates: 8° 12' 22.14'' N 80° 32' 41.99'' E
Nearest airport: Anuradhapura Airport - 28,3km.