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#7 of 181 Specialty lodging in Sigiriya
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4.6
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4.6
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4.6
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4.3
Wild Grass is a welcoming eco-retreat located in the Cultural Triangle between Sigiriya and Dambulla. With just 8 villas (11 rooms) adequately spaced out to make privacy the ultimate luxury, it is the ideal location for nature lovers, whether families with children, couples or honeymooners, who wish to enjoy their holiday disturbed only by the sounds of nature, while enjoying the ancient history and marvels of the cultural triangle. Its 30 acres of unfenced forestland is frequently visited by rabbits, deer, wild boar, monkeys and over 40 species of birds as well as the occasional wild elephant.
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Lilly S wrote a review Sep 2022
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Had a great stay at Wild Grass Nature Resort. We felt very welcomed all the time and had delicious food and great service. It is perfect for honeymooners or when you want to just take some time off in nature. It is very calm and everything around you is green. The only neighbors are monkeys and birds. Some attractions such as the Sigiriya Rock and the Minnerya Elephant Park are close by for daily trips. Would highly recommend when coming to Sri Lanka! Thanks for having us!
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Oct 10, 2022
Thank you for your very positive review. The team at Wild Grass are reflective of the warm and hospitable characteristics of the country. Yes, Wild Grass is a perfect place for honeymooners and for travellers who want to be in the thick of nature. We hope your future travels will include another stop in Sri Lanka and at Wild Grass. Best wishes from all of us here.
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Rainer wrote a review Sep 2022
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First of all we would like to mention that traveling in Sri Lanka in these days is no problem at all (everything worked well). Sri Lanka is a beautiful country with very friendly people - we only can recommend to visit it. Unfortunately we stayed only 2 nights in this great resort. The well equipped villas are nestled in a beautiful natural surrounding (lake, birds, monkeys, etc. which you can see right from your bed). The manager and its entire team are a benchmark in warm-hearted hospitality. They are always friendly, courteous and each and every of our wishes have been fulfilled to our full satisfaction. The food and drinks were very delicious - we had the best rice and curry ever. In the morning we harvested the vegetables for the rice and curry in their own organic garden - this was a great experience. We will definitely come back on our next trip to Sri Lanka. Rainer, Susanne, Felix and Marlene
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Response from JC N, Marketing at Wild Grass Nature Resort
Responded Oct 10, 2022
Dear Rainer, Susanne, Felix and Marlene, thank you ever so much for your glowing review. Firstly, about the country -- as you rightly say, the people are ever-smiling and warm, not to mention the geographical richness that you can see in such a small extent of land! Glad you enjoyed the hospitality of the Wild Grass staff, and the food, including its harvest :) We can't wait to have you back at Wild Grass, soon. With fond regards from the team.
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Frank C wrote a review Apr 2022
18 contributions1 helpful vote
Arrived in evening, so we didn't see everything - we asked for the pool and the manager said it is ok. went to the pool. next day we saw the pool -was really dirty, you couldn't see the ground or your feet in there. the manager said that he has no chemicals for the pool. because of that we didn't use the pool again and wanted to stay in the room. not possible, because it was to hot. we know about the problems with diesel/fuel and the powet cuts, but they have a generator. we asked for to activate it for using the AC but they said theres no fuel for that. In the evening they had fuel for everything. Room wasn't clean and they didn't cleaned it on the next day. On the second day we talked to the manager but they didn't do anything. It isn't how it look likes on the pics and for us there was no relaxing. For this priceclass this is not okay, also the marketing manager said this. They didn't give us money back, so we paid more than 430 dollars for two nights without pool (or deseases from the using?) and no AC. Manager was really unfriendly. Never again.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Apr 21, 2022
Dear guest, thank you for your review. First off, we are happy that holidaymakers are still visiting Sri Lanka and enjoying to the extent possible despite the problems the country is facing at the moment. I apologise if the stay was not as comfortable as it would normally would have been. The manager would have explained that the very scarce diesel that is obtained at very trying circumstances was being conserved for use at night to run the generator and power the ACs so that guests (and staff who are also under a considerable amount of stress) could have a comfortable night's rest. During the day, it is a mad run trying to look for cooking gas and diesel and pool cleaning materials, and with minimum use of electricity. Many guests have been understanding of the situation for which we are very thankful. Housekeeping services are still operating on COVID protocols which means that unless specifically requested, staff will not enter the villas. All of us are hoping for a return to normalcy, and we hope that you will come back to experience the hospitality that Sri Lanka is famous for. With best regards from the team at Wild Grass.
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Christofromlyon69 wrote a review Jan 2022
7 contributions2 helpful votes
We spent a fantastic three days in this hotel. A holiday in the holidays. The hotel consists of individual villas, built in complete nature. The stylish and spacious villas have huge windows permitting an almost 360 degrees immersion in greenery. A real break away from the rest of the world. We could see nature from our beds: monkeys and magnificent birds. Although we did not see them but elephants are also regular visitors at the property- not surprising given its pristine location. The staff went out of their way to ensure our comfort. The food is excellent. Better order in advance. This combined with the fantastic Sigiriya sights (including climbing the adjacent Pidurangula) made it truly a memorable stay. A clear highlight of our visit to Sri Lanka!!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Nici P, Marketing at Wild Grass Nature Resort
Responded Jan 13, 2022
Thanks a lot for the wonderful review! We're glad you enjoyed such a memorable stay and got to visits many sites around the area. The wild life is something we also love to watch whether indoors or outdoors! And finally, we're very happy that the staff was able to provide you with a hospitable experience. We hope to see you back soon. All the best!
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Sandra G wrote a review Jan 2022
Sydney, Australia39 contributions1 helpful vote
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It’s my second trip to Sri Lanka and I am so glad I found this hidden gem! I have loved my stay at wild grass. The villa was huge, minimalist, refined, tranquil with all the essentials I needed. The balcony perfect for a relaxing beer, reading a book or simply meditating or sitting with the sounds of nature around you. Showering outdoors as tropical rain poured down or stars shone above was great. Wifi was good. I saw monkeys, birds, frogs, turtles even a chicken in the grounds. The perfect place for an escape from life, that you may never know you needed so much and may find yourself considering staying for a life in the tropics once you realise you did. A handy base for exploring rocks, ruins, mountains, rice fields, village life and more without too much travelling time. Recommend to hire a driver/car for your stay as it is a bit remote so this gives you freedom to go as you please. Staff were super kind, attentive, caring and helpful and ensured I had everything I needed during my stay even with our super early 4am exhausted arrival! We did miss traffic and sites along the way and it was a pleasure to wake up from that long travelling day in such a nice place but if a long drive after your flight isn’t your thing consider a night closer to airport first and head up next day if your flight arrives late. The meals we’re delicious and high quality, you must have the curries and the sri lankan breakfast 🤤 Nice pool and everything was clean, tidy, extremely diligent to covid protocols and mainly outdoors so low risk in that respect given the times we find ourselves travelling in. The bonus of that I was privileged to stay at a time when the resort, the island itself was having only minimal tourists so don’t waste time thinking about it book your stay as soon as you can get here and take advantage of that luxury as this magical island can be busy sometimes. A bit sad to be changing places tomorrow after such a lovely stay in the tranquil calming surrounds of wild grass but look forward to a trip back and pleased to be able to recommend it to others and thank all the staff that looked after me during my stay!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled solo
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Responded Jan 13, 2022
Hi Sandra, First of all, a massive thank you from all of us for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Feedback like this keeps our spirits up especially during difficult times like these. We're glad you enjoyed your nature getaway and enjoyed the hospitality of the staff. And we're very happy you tried the local food. It's something every Sri Lankan is proud of! And to hear that you enjoyed it as much as you did makes us incredibly happy :)! As for the COVID protocols, it is of utmost importance to us to keep everyone safe and to ensure a pleasant experience. We really appreciate that you were happy with the measures in place. And definitely agree with you that the on site layout makes it very safe for guests to enjoy their stay. We very much look forward to greeting you back in the future. We wish you, your family and friends the very best health and a lovely new year!
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Yohan wrote a review Dec 2021
Moratuwa, Sri Lanka73 contributions29 helpful votes
Rooms are spacious. Rooms are situated a little apart which is not ideal for a group of people. Breathtaking views everywhere and can experience beautiful nature in every part of the resort. Pool was clean. They don't offer buffet . Food was tasty and portion sizes were also good. Staff was very friendly and accommodative . Resort is built in the middle of a jungle ,hence have to extra careful when walking at night. Very good hotel for nature lovers.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Jan 13, 2022
Hi Yohan, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. Each and every review helps us to improve and also lifts our spirits. Glad you got to enjoy your surroundings both in and out of your villa and glad that the staff were able to serve you well. We do hope to see you again, and wish you a lovely and prosperous new year! All the best!
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Maggie U wrote a review Dec 2021
London, United Kingdom5 contributions3 helpful votes
Our recent stay at Wild Grass was a unique experience that we’d love to repeat. The resort is in a beautiful setting and the lodges are spacious, private and very comfortable, blending perfectly into the surrounding nature. There’s a very attractive restaurant terrace where your eating experiences are enhanced by the sounds of nature and a lovely view. The food is excellent with a good choice of dishes to suit all tastes and the staff are extremely friendly, helpful and courteous. We highly recommend a stay at Wild Grass either as a base for your exploration of the Cultural Triangle or for a few days’ relaxation at one with nature.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Responded Jan 13, 2022
Dear Maggie, Thank you for review. It makes us so happy to read such wonderful experiences! :) And we also look forward to welcoming you back. We're glad you enjoyed your villa and definitely hope you got to enjoy the nature experience. We are so glad that you highlighted the staff. We share all feedback with them, and this surely puts a smile on their faces :). As for the food, we're hoping you enjoyed some local cuisine as this is something every Sri Lankan is proud of :). All the very best for your future travels, good health and a wonderful new year ahead!
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disha_11 wrote a review Dec 2021
colombo14 contributions15 helpful votes
A place where you can sit among the tree tops and be one with nature. The chalets are spaced wide apart and thus you are guaranteed absolute privacy. All vehicles can be parked right in front of each chalet which was an advantage for a forgetful individual like myself. The walls were glass windows. Therefore we allways had a view of the trees and the thicket surrounding us. The shower is outside and can be bit of an issue if it rains. The meals were delicious and made up for the somewhat inexperienced waiters. Rice and curry as well as a selection of western meals were available. The rooms had been cleaned as per covid protocols. All in all a place I would love to come back to.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Jan 13, 2022
Thank you for your very constructive review. We really appreciate it! First of all, we're glad that you enjoyed your villa and the privacy and seclusion. The outdoor shower is a lovely experience, however rain can interrupt at times. We hope it didn't for you :). We're also thrilled that you enjoyed the food and very happy that you'd like to come back sometime. Thank you once again, and we wish you and your family great health and a lovely new year.
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Josh S wrote a review Apr 2021
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We enjoyed ourselves immensely at the resort. The food was cooked to perfection, with carefully curated menus and mouthwatering dishes. We were particularly impressed by the Sri lankan lunch, which included an incredible variety. The hospitality practised at Wild Grass gives one an immediate sense of home. We were particularly impressed by Mr.Ruwan and his meticulous and polite nature. The manager Mr Tennakoon also impressed us with his courtesy and helpful nature. This was our second visit to the property and this is definitely why we keep coming back for more.
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded Jan 13, 2022
Thank you so much for your lovely review! We're so happy that you enjoyed your food, and especially the Sri Lankan lunch. We're often spoiled for choice with the array of curries, but that's the lovely part about a Sri Lankan lunch :D. Thank you for commending our staff who are always touched when guests write reviews like this. We'll definitely pass this on to them. Thank you for coming back to Wild Grass and we look forward to the next time we can welcome you again. All the best for the new year, and wishing you, your family and friends good health and happiness.
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Ceylonese wrote a review Apr 2021
Birmingham, United Kingdom10 contributions4 helpful votes
Our room was spacious. Glass covered three sides and the high roof framed views out into the canopies of trees. The entrance area features a muddy water hole just outside with wild life galore. Facilities were good - not the same as you would expect of a city hotel but capturing the adventure of being surrounded by nature. A spectacular rock climb borders the 35 acres complex and was perhaps what captivated us the most!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Responded Jan 13, 2022
Thank you so much for the lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your villa and definitely hope you enjoyed nature in all its glory! The facilities are definitely different and we tried to cause as little disturbance to the wild life. We're glad you still enjoyed it and do hope you return. All the very best for the new year, and good health to you, your family and friends! :)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Wild Grass Nature Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Wild Grass Nature Resort?
Nearby attractions include Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress (4.5 miles), Sigiriya Museum (4.2 miles), and sigiri art gallery (4.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Wild Grass Nature Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Wild Grass Nature Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Wild Grass Nature Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Wild Grass Nature Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Wild Grass Nature Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kenoli restaurant, Sigiriya wew Thawulla Restaurant, and Road To Rock Shop' In Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Wild Grass Nature Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Wild Grass Nature Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Rangiri Dambullu Maha Viharaya (5.9 miles).