Araula Forest Lodge
Araula Forest Lodge by Resplendent Ceylon invites guests to experience Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle from new heights. Situated within a 14-acre ancient forest, the tree house-styled resort has its 35 rooms and suites elevated to tree top level, offering unrivaled views of surrounding lakes, rice paddies and mountains. Its location lends convenient access to nearby historic sites such as Sigiriya rock fortress, Dambulla caves, and national parks. Bandaranaike International Airport in the capital of Colombo is a 3.5-hour drive or quick seaplane ride away.
- Sigiriya , Sri Lanka
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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
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- Zinara Rathnayake
With seaside, ancient stupas, rustic rural hamlets, and abundant wildlife, Sri Lanka’s east coast is a holistic island experience.
Travelogues speaks with Malik Fernando of Resplendent Ceylon, proprietor of some of the finest accommodations on Sri Lanka, including Wild Coast Tented Lodge, Ceylon Tea Trails, and Cape Weligama.
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The tiny island of Sri Lanka has endured a lot, both in the past and in recent memory. Torn apart by civil war and a devastating tsunami, this strong and determined little country has fought its way through the hard times and come out on the other side not only with its beauty and culture intact, but also with its eyes on bigger rewards.
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