Ulagalla offers the highest standards in eco-luxury just half an hour from the famous ruins of Sri Lanka’s ancient capital.

A 150-year old mansion and former residence of a local chieftain, Ulagalla in Anuradhapura offers its guests the highest standards in eco-luxury set upon 58 lush acres of greenery. Perfectly positioned to visit the ruins of Sri Lanka’s ancient capital, Sigiriya, Dambulla and Polonnaruwa, this lavish property also offers plenty of attractions that will keep you on the premises. Go on an early morning ramble around the scenic estate to discover some 100 plus species of bird, inspect a 2,000 year old irrigation system on horseback or kayak the Wannemaduwa tank at sunset.

Accommodation at Ulagalla comprises of 20 lavish, oversized villas, including an enormous family suite, featuring private plunge pools and furnished sundecks. Bicycles are supplied for self-guided explorations of the local area, there are plenty of in-room luxuries including rain showers and four-poster beds. Meals can be enjoyed in your dining room or at the main restaurant, which features cool breezes and captivating views of nature.       

For a revitalising massage or indulgent beauty treatment, head to Ulagalla’s tranquil day spa, shaded by greenery and surrounded by reflective lily ponds. A yoga instructor can also be arranged, while the Olympic-sized shared swimming pool is ideal for warm afternoons. Other recreational facilities at the property include an archery range and an organic kitchen garden. Staff can also teach you how to make a traditional kite – an activity popular with visitors of all ages.


How to get to Ulagalla, Anuradhapura

Ulagalla is located about 4 hours (180km) northwest of Colombo’s international airport, and is about 30 minutes outside the famous ruins of Anuradhapura.

Ulagalla, Anuradhapura Activities

  • Nature walks
  • Cycling
  • Horseback riding
  • Kite making
  • Cultural Triangle tours

*Some activities are at extra cost

Ulagalla, Annuradhapura Highlights

  • A tranquil, character-filled retreat close to the ruins of Anuradhapura
  • Accommodation in lavish eco-villas featuring private plunge pools
  • Enormous central swimming pool and atmospheric main restaurant
  • Array of onsite activities from kite making to cycling and archery
  • Ideal location for exploration of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle

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