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The Ark is a unique 3 bedroom villa, built on the concepts of a watch hut. Located high upon a rubber estate , overlooking a deep valley it provides absolute privacy and quiet.An ideal location for a quick , relaxing get-away from the city, it is easily accessible within 45 minutes, traveling on the Southern Expressway.
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Pool
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Great View
Location
Full view
Getting there
Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base36 mi
Koggala Airport35 mi
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All reviews sri lanka unique experience paddy fields swimming pool from start to finish tree house stunning views wonderful place few days steak satellite tv easy drive the main road tea plantation chef privacy insects
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything is good, they have really taken care about the place, the view is amazing and food and service is good. Nothing to complain about :) This place is great if you want to relax and hangout with your family or friends you going with.

Thank Sanna K
Response from TheArk_SriLanka1, Manager at The ArkResponded 3 days ago

Dear Ms Sanna,, Greetings from The Ark! Thank you for your valued feedback and we are pleased to learn that your stay with us was a memorable one. Our best wishes to you and we hope to welcome you back again in future! Thank you

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have heard a lot about The Ark in Matugama and thought I should go there to see for myself of what I have heard, and read in reviews. I was able to get to The Ark from the suburbs of Colombo within 45 minutes,...More

Thank ShiranW6
Response from TheArk_SriLanka1, Manager at The ArkResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Greetings from The Ark! Thank you for your valued feedback and we are pleased to learn that your stay with us was a memorable one. Our best wishes to you and we hope to welcome you back in future! Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views and the modern interiors make the Ark very stunning (although not as great as the pictures display - furniture is quite worn out). Difficult to access, the climb is steep although not very high. Carry alcohol, munchies, etc with you as there is...More

Thank Indira R
Response from TheArk_SriLanka1, Manager at The ArkResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Indira, Thank you for your feedback, we do appreciate your candor. We are happy to note you enjoyed the many experiences at The Ark. The shortcomings as stated by you are part and parcel of the location , design and surrounding of the property..we...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

We had a lovely and a wonderful stay at The Ark. Everything was perfect. Lovely surrounding. Ideal place for a couple to stay isolated in a very calm and quiet environment. The whole area is surrounded by trees and mountains. Magnificent view. Nice architecture, well...More

Thank Madushan H
Response from TheArk_SriLanka1, Manager at The ArkResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sir, Greetings from The Ark! Thank you for your valued feedback and we are pleased to learn that your stay with us was a memorable one. Our best wishes to you and we hope to welcome you back in future! Thank you

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at this place with my good friends and it’s was so awesome.... the pool was my favourite. Food was good and the service was good too. Mostly the villa itself is astonishing with its layout, location and the architecture!

Thank Dan D
Response from TheArk_SriLanka1, Manager at The ArkResponded October 2, 2018

Dear Sir/Madam, Greetings from The Ark! Thank you for your valued feedback and we are pleased to learn that your stay with us was a memorable one. Our best wishes to you and we hope to welcome you back in future! Thank you

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Cloudy with mild rains to keep the place nice and cool... Though, best to google 'Weather in Mathugama' to get the exact forecast during the time you are planning to visit. Its an amazing place to visit..!
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"Wonderful view."
ShiranW6
2 weeks ago
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"Recommend to have a 4WD vehicle"
madushanh2017
Oct 9, 2018
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"Get up bit early because morning view is great."
sameeracd
Sep 10, 2018
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"The room attached to main building is best with view"
95anjuk
Jan 5, 2018
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LOCATION
Sri LankaWestern ProvinceMatugama
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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