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Owinka Lake Resort

Kawatayagoda Road, Abayawatta | Gonaduwa, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights at Owinka Jan 14 loved every minute, rooms/chalets are huge, with comfy sofas and satellite TV it is great to be able to sit and relax, enjoy dinner in front of the Telly (just like home) the staff are lovely especially the manager Suisse who went out of his way to make our short stay memorable.Paid... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We spend one night at this lovely place, when we arrived there, we were really surprise. It’s like a hidden Gem in the jungle. The access road is very scary and feels like we are in jungle. I loved the wooden cottages they are awesome and really good in quality. The staff was very nice and hospitable. We had experience... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

It is an Eco resort located at the edge of a Lake (Bolgoda lake) If you are looking for a hideout Eco resort close to Colombo (Less than 1 hour drive from Colombo) this is where you should go. The food also was OK & the staff was very friendly & helpful. Few negative things about the place - Hot... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

There is no organic farm as such..... boat ride is boring so slow we had to turn back after 30min. the cycles for rent are very old, the toilets are not very clean, the bed linen are hopeless...... the wardrobe panel came out and almost injured. The food is horrible, the dinner is again served for lunch, and the breakfast... More

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Charitha G, Director of Sales at Owinka Lake Resort, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We apologies to what happen during your holiday at Owinka. Some of your valuable comments are important to us and we took necessary actions to correct them. As a policy of our hotel we do not serve Beef. We do have organic farm near to our hotel, but you may not seen it. Again we apologies what you... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Located in a beautiful place near Bolgoda lake. 1 hour drive from Colombo plus a boat ride if you wish to get closest way to the hotel. Open dinning area plus separated rooms so you can have more privacy than a big hotel. Very good place if you like water sports like Kayaking or Boat riding. Food is not that... More

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a tour. Located on the edge of Lake Bogoda each bungalow is spacious and comfortable. On arrival we were presented with a hand made flower necklace and a cool drink in a coconut. We were escorted to our bungalow - each of which is named after local flora. AC in the bedrooms... More

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Lorn, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a group tour. It is miles from anywhere so it is very quiet but it also means that you must eat at the hotel and your are stuck there. The first night we were only offered the choice of fish curry or chicken curry. Most of the group found the food too... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Distance From Colombo : 1 hour drive Price : You will be amazed :) its really good deal.. Rooms : Rooms are really Spacious and the interior design was cool. They have used wood as their theme and it brings a nice look to the room. TV was working fine after some time. Food : You should use the buffet... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

We stayed here for two nights as part of a two week Peregrine tour of Sri Lanka and we enjoyed it very much. It is unusual and perhaps not for everyone. We found the staff very helpful and welcoming and the food was pretty good too. Try their local lobsters! The resort is set on the edge of a lake... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

I went Owinka with my girlfriend..it took less than an hour to reach this place thanks to Galle highway..road to Owinka from the main road is a gravel road which ideally suits with eco tourism concept..when i reach their staff greeting and introduction was very good.. Then went in to cabanas.,cabanas were spacious and really looked value for money..and the... More

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Address: Kawatayagoda Road, Abayawatta | Gonaduwa, Wadduwa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Wadduwa
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Be cocooned in a world of pure natural beauty mingled with traditional village life in a backdrop of a vast expanse of shimmering waters of the picturesque Bolgoda Lake, the largest natural fresh water lake in Sri Lanka. A lake system made up of two interconnected lakes and their waterways, Bolgoda Lake and its environs natures an eco-system rich in bio diversity with mangroves, surroundings.Owinka Lake Resort in Gonadua is located in unspoiled and tropical atmosphere with the blessings of river, Bolgoda. 75 Km from the Colombo International Airport and only 1 hours drive from Colombo to this comfort and relaxing resort. ... more   less 
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