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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best luxury resort in the Cultural Triangle. All villas are spread across the sprawling estate and overlook the paddy fields and reservoirs. This is what I really like about. The Nika wewa Villa is one of the best rooms I would say. Things you should try, - Try out the Cycling tour of Anuradhapura Kingdom instead the normal guiding... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

More than anything hospitality was the best at Ullagalla. The manager walked up to the gate to welcome us and gave a introduced us to the lovely staff. Serene atmosphere, luxury rooms, excellent food and awesome service. The highlight was relaxing on the hammock in the evening and listing to the echoing pal kawi or local poems from the nearby... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the traditional welcome, to the buggy rides to our private chalets to the private candlelight dinner in the paddy field we knew we were in for a treat during our honeymoon stay here. The Ulagalla team were warm and thoughtful and went out of their way to ensure we had the most perfect stay. When we return to Sri... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dont know where to start, how about the refreshing welcome, the traditional welcome for all visitors, then a ride on the buggy to your chalet, getting an elaborate intro of your chalet, taking plunge in your private plunge pool/jacuzzi, enjoying the never ending breakfast platter, taking a signature dinner, I could go on an on, we stayed here for our... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel and grounds are lovely. The delightful rooms are 20 two story chalets with sitting room, bedroom and spacious shower room, set in something like 50 hectares of manicured lawns, pool and paddy fields. Each chalet has two bikes to ride around the grounds but there are golf buggies you can call to get to and from the main... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first of three Uga resorts we visited on our trip and the setting is spectacular. Kudos for the green initiatives they have done there. Being a family of 4, we had two villas next to each other and the size and quality of the rooms is very good. F&B were also of high quality and we enjoyed... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And at the end of a fantastic week, I could not fail to share about one that was these days "my home". Here the term "Resort" goes to its true origin. Cabanas (few) built up to the treetops, spread over 45 hectares of virgin forest, covered ponds of lotus flower, rice fields, habitat of monkeys, peacocks and an immense diversity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing surrounding, super friendly staff always ready and willing to help out.. Yummy food from their own organic garden Exciting adventures like kayaking, horse riding, archery etc.. Each villa has its own plunge pool which made our stay super exciting... A place where beauty is regarded and treasured, a place with loads of privacy.. You can dine at your own... More 

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Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Locations of Rooms/villas and outer and interior designs admirable and true friendly staff and their kind/prompt service too show a real difference with other facilities in the city or/and resorts in rural areas...yes one of the greatest places to relax and to enjoy the real natural beauty of a tropical garden in a dry zone..

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This was our second visit to Ulagalla,our first being in June 2015, and we were given a wonderful welcome .Many of the original staff were there, as was the Portugese Manager, Francesco. They have a special greeting ceremony, which is charming, and full of tradition. The main hotel area is in the original Estate building, with a delightful bar downstairs,... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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 Ulagalla Resort

Address: Thirappane 50072, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Thirappane
Price Range: $289 - $720 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ulagalla Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Ulagalla Hotel Thirappane
Ulagalla Resort Sri Lanka/Thirappane
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