Kalundawa Retreat

Location: Cultural Triangle & Eastern Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka

The ultimate destination for peace and comfort, the Kalundawa Retreat offers a serene private villa amongst 90 acres of sustainable countryside. The contemporary hideaway is reached with a short walkway through the lush foliage or via private raft, navigating the serene waters avoiding the overhanging Kumbuk trees. Wandering among the rice paddies by day and unwinding with an alfresco dinner by night, the seclusion will leave you utterly relaxed.
Perfect forCouples and nature-lovers in need of total peace and relaxation.
In the knowDon’t be afraid to get stuck in to the local flavours – a local village lady will cook you traditional Sri Lankan curry with the vegetables and rice from the surrounding paddies for a properly authentic meal.

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Hotel Overview


Kalundawa Retreat is situated in the historic city of Dambulla.

Rooms at Kalundawa Retreat

Kalundawa Retreat is a sophisticated modern villa amidst an abundance of flora and fauna, the peaceful lake and the imposing mountains to the rear. Panoramic views of the rice paddies fill the floor to ceiling windows while the high vaulted ceilings make this villa truly palatial. The personal valet and private chef are the icing on the cake.

Food and Facilities

Eat on your private terrace, head down to the restaurant or pick an alfresco location elsewhere. With a choice of both Western inspired and local dishes, the freshly prepared meals are made with local produce at a time that suits you.

Activities at Kalundawa Retreat

The natural surroundings at Kalundawa Retreat are something to behold. The impressive displays from Brahminy Kites, Purple Coots and Wandering peacocks will impress the bird-lovers. Cycling, fishing and local village tours are available with the opportunity to meet local farmers of the surrounding rice paddies, who will give you the low-down on their farming and crop protection techniques and even teach you some tricks of the trade.

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