Lake Lodge

Location: Cultural Triangle & Eastern Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Immersed within the jungle sheathed banks of the Kandalama reservoir, Lake Lodge is a small, boutique villa with gorgeous panoramas. Wonderfully tranquil and romantic; admire lake views from the lodge’s dining terrace and private pool, or enjoy the jungle backdrop from your bedroom window, where the setting sun sinks over the mountains in the distance.
Perfect forRomantic getaways and cultural escapes to the Sri Lankan countryside.
In the knowMake sure you’re in to enjoy the early evening complimentary cocktails delivered to your room each day!

Recommended for...

  • History & Heritage
  • Boutique Hotel
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Family-friendly

Hotel Overview


In the small, lakeside village of Kandalama, within the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle.

Rooms at Lake Lodge

12 boutique rooms lie within the lodge’s whitewashed walls, each facing the picturesque forested backdrop. Choose between Deluxe Rooms, Superior Rooms or Suite Rooms, and enjoy private balconies and stylish contemporary furnishings. In the Suite Rooms you’ll also be treated to a complimentary bottle of wine and a fruit basket, for that little added touch of luxury.

Food and Facilities

The lakeside open-air dining terrace, illuminated by lanterns after dark, offers a fusion of Western dishes and local flavours on its carefully selected menu. Go for a quick workout in the hotel gym, or rejuvenate in the spa, before enjoying romantic pre-dinner cocktails before dining.

Activities at Lake Lodge

Explore the lake and village of Kandalama by foot, or at just a short drive away you’ll discover some of the delights of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle. Head for the Dambulla Rock Temple and caves, or for iconic sites such as Sigirya Rock or the Mihinthale mountain peak.

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