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“Kalundewa Retreat is a soothing nature retreat hidden in the outskirts of Dambulla, providing six sleek rooms including four suites built on stilts over the water. The food here is a highlight whether you’re indulging in local Sri Lankan curries or Western dishes. For an al fresco experience you can dine amidst the paddy fields which makes for a really memorable experience.”
This award-winning luxury boutique hotel lies in 100 acres of farmland in Dambulla in Sri Lanka's famed Cultural Triangle. Kalundewa Retreat is a small collection of ultra-modern chalets built from steel beams, wooden decks and wall-to-wall glass panels. It’s a nature-lover’s paradise surrounded by lush mountains and rice paddies.
Kalundewa Retreat provides six sleek and spacious rooms including four suites located in three buildings built on stilts over the water. These soothing sanctuaries have been designed with comfort and luxury in mind and offer exceptional views of the mountains and fields.
The main dining venue serves dishes using produce from the hotel’s organic garden, along with gluten-free meal options, fair trade coffee and single estate tea. Guests can also opt to dine al fresco amidst the paddy fields.
Activities range from hiking to cooking classes, meditation and yoga, and there’s an array of excursions available. Or, simply relax in the natural spring pool and enjoy the tranquil surroundings.