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CeilaoVillas Kirinda Jungle Retreat

CeilaoVillas Kirinda Jungle Retreat  is charming two bedroom villa is set on an acre of garden edged by the Kathadia Lake on one side and the Yala sanctuary on the other. At the very edge of the Yala game reserve, this eco villa overlooking a lake that attracts an abundance of wild life, provides a harmonious experience that combines contemporary living with a jungle canvas.Vlla located just 4 h 35 minutes (293 km) drive from Bandaranayake International Airport and 264 km away from the commercial capital city Colombo.
This property has two bedrooms and is ideal for a family retreat or friendly getaway. The architecture is inspired by the jungle surroundings and invites you to embrace an eco-friendly and minimalist way of life, while you stay here.Rooms are simple and cosy, complete with en suite bathrooms and all modern amenities. The adjoining veranda can also accommodate four more beds, providing a unique experience of jungle living within the confines of the property.
There is a wide selection of food that our chef can prepare for you during your stay with us. A specialist in local cuisine, he can also arrange western meals to the best of his ability.
The village of Kirinda is just a 20 – minute drive from Sri Lanka’s largest game reserve, the Yala National Park. Yala boasts of an array of wildlife ranging from elephants and leopards, to peacocks and crocodiles. Safari tours commence at the reserves main entrance, where trackers and tour guides will take you on some of the parks extensive trails that frequently cross paths with its many wild inhabitants.The Bundula bird sanctuary is also an ecological haven that is just a 30 – minute drive from our property. This RAMSAR wetland is a primary attraction for bird watchers and naturalists as it is home to almost 200 species of bird life. Alternatively, the town of Mirissa is just a short boat ride away and offers a breathtaking experience to witness the country’s ocean life ranging from dolphins to whales. On your way home, you could even stop by the ancient Kirinda Temple, which sits atop a rocky outcrop providing breathtaking views of the desolate coastline. It has historically been a sacred site.