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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Despite the 3 days of rain, this resort was our favourite in Sri Lanka. In short, the wildlife was amazing and I spent most my time watching monkeys, lizards and peacocks. Staff were excellent and we had brilliant turn down service every evening. The villas are HUGE and clean. My husband loved use of the bikes to get around. I...

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Washington Depot, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The most beautiful and best hotel in every way. Rooms are in "chalets" sprinkled around the property. All are sited so they are private and range in sizes so that some can be used for families. Ours had a small plunge pool which we never had time to use, and it was cleaned of leaves in the morning. The beds...

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ulagalla is a luxury resort spread throughout enormous grounds, with nature all around. The main building - reception, restaurant, bar etc - is located a long way from the chalets. Once you know the way, it's easy to walk between them or you can take a golf-cart; however, upon first arrival, trying to find the way to the main building...

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Brighton, UK
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The accommodation here is in a scattering of high-tech luxury bungalows with their own plunge pools, extremely comfortable beds, lar,e, well stocked bathrooms and expansive lounges equipped with all the gadgets you could wish for. Well, almost all. You might wish for remote-controlled blinds instead of the 20 or so wonky, cumbersome, old-fashioned wooden Venetian blinds covering the vast array...

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london
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What an amazing hotel we stayed two nights but could have stayed longer. We stayed in a chalet style house which was out of the world loved it set in amazing area of trees and daddy fields we had a terrace with a Inge pool and Sun beds with shade. The chalet had am amazing large bedroom a lounge area...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel, lovely friendly welcome and traditional ringing of the original bells upon your arrival. The villas do feel a little out of the way from the main reception area, but they are very beautiful, with private bathing area and plunge pool, which is very cold, (probably why the monkeys enjoy drinking from it) The insects and...

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outtahere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful resort. The villas are spacious and luxuriously appointed. Just loved the privacy and coolness of the plunge pool. Breakfast served on our private terrace was so relaxing. Despite the luxury on offer there are old bicycles that you can hop on to ride around the resort. Drinks and dinner in the old homestead were just beautiful. Ulagalla...

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Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were welcomed to the walawwa by Ilham,who gave us a wonderful description about the historical value of the walawwa,being lovers of our own heritage,we absolutely loved it.and then we were taken to chalet no 8,which was just great,and when the chalet of our choice was vacant the next day Uga staff did not hesitate a minute to transfer us...

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful small resort with 20 villas in the extensive grounds around an old a 150 year old mansion. If it got everything right it could be a world-class resort. Unfortunately the excellent infrastructure needs investment to maintain it at an appropriate level and that investment in the otherwise wonderful villas is not being made at present. We...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ulagalla is simply beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of our stay. Staff are attentive and helpful and the surroundings so peaceful - perfect for relaxing after a day our exploring. Food is also fantastic with a huge amount of choice, particularly at dinner - the curry selection is a must try!! The only one thing that proved to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury boutique hotel and spa located in Anuradhapura, North Central of Sri Lanka. Built on 58 lush acres bordering two ancient reservoirs, surrounded by unspoilt nature and tucked away in complete privacy, the resort offers 20 spacious and luxurious chalets, 19 stand alone chalets and one suite, each with its own private plunge pool with all modern amenities. Ulagalla Resort is the perfect base for travelers with a thirst for adventure and a passion for wildlife. But we understand that great adventures are also about elegant simplicity – to return to a cool dip in the pool, rejuvenate in the spa or sip a sundowner on a private deck.Located at the center of the Cultural Triangle and close to national parks, Ulagalla is the perfect base for travelers with a thirst for adventure and passion for wildlife. The resort offers many excursions and guided tours: A cycling tour can be taken to explore the ancient capital of Anuradhapura in a novel way. Exciting wildlife safaris to the plains of Minneriya National Park to watch the elephants or further West to Wilpattu National Park – the realm of leopards - are organized with all the necessary permits.Witness the wonder of Kalawewa – a giant reservoir and a proud feat of engineering of an ancient kingdom, or visit the ancient ruins of Ritigala. Explore the marvels of Sigiriya, Dambulla, Polonnaruwa and other sites of archaeological and historical significance on a day trip. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Uga Ulagalla

Address: | Anuradhapura, Thirappane 50072, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Thirappane
Price Range: $255 - $596 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Uga Ulagalla 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Ulagalla Hotel Thirappane
Uga Ulagalla Sri Lanka/Thirappane
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“All chalets are wonderful - some are for families or can be nearby”
 of 5 bubbles sabbadayfarm, 5 days ago | Read review
“7 and 21 are the best”
 of 5 bubbles Yasiru122, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Get a villa as far away from everything as possible and use your bike to get around. Absolute privacy and tranquility!”
 of 5 bubbles ElaineGNewYork, Jan 10, 2017 | Read review
“bungalow no. 7, the patio and pool are completely private”
 of 5 bubbles 715AlexandraB, Jan 9, 2017 | Read review
“All are villas so cant go wrong!”
 of 5 bubbles RaviRColombo, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
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