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Sembuwatta Reach

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No. 145 Elkaduwa Wattegama Road, Elkaduwa 21012, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

This is one of the more recently popularised local and tourist attractions. Due to some mysterious circumstances this place is a hot spot for Tourists from Saudi Arabia. You will see them coming to spend the day with their cookers to cook and eat at...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pradeeptha
Reviewed January 13, 2019

This was a great place we visited with a clue from a friend. Journey was not easy but the end was awesome. It takes you to a different world with the calm environment and lush green surrounding. Great place to enjoy the wonder of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shenaliranga
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Sembuwatta Lake is a man made lake in the middle of a tea plantation. Good place for half a day hangout. Beautiful scenery around the lake, boat trips available. Spring water pool for a bath, but water is quite cold. Path to the location is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KusalE
Reviewed December 27, 2018

We were amazed by the heavenly view of the lake, pine forest and the tea plantation. It is really nice to notice that the place is very well maintained to be clean unlike most other Sri Lankan places. Road to the reach is not so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

The road to the reach is not satisfactory.But surrounding of the lake is peaceful.Breath taking.Had locally prepared food.Captured nice photoes.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

A group of 15 of us travelling with “Flamingo Lanka Tours” visited this scenic location in the morning on 29th October 2018. Having stayed overnight at “Green View Holiday Resort”, we traveled by coach first to Elkaduwa town and from there along a narrow winding...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Seevali D
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Was WOWed by the cleanliness of the lake & its surroundings! Rs. 200 for locals allows a person to spend 4hrs at the lake. During the season as many as 2500 people visit PER DAY. During the weekend 350 people visit per day. We were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 1LifeStand
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Well, though I said its not worth to visit, it is indeed a great place with a great view. However do not visit for just to see the place. There are other activities you can do and they have facilities to provide accommodation overnight. Such...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Romesh A
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Excellent location........ and I like that place. I really enjoyed that day that was unforgettable please

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a perfect channeling off road mountain biking trail through the jungle, trust me this is the one. Can find Cycling tour operators from kandy.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Aniruth R
April 12, 2019|
Response from Seevali D | Reviewed this property |
Colombo to Kandy by train. From Kandy take a bus to Matale and get down at Wattegama. Take a bus to Elkaduwa from Wattegama. Once you reach Elkaduwa it is 3 km walk uphill. You can also engage a tuk tuk for this part of... More