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Rafters Retreat

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Castlereigh Reservoir Water Airport15 mi
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All reviews the river great fun one night white water rafting sri lanka very nice experience no hot water the main house rice an adventure cabin insects huts rapids sound jungle nature
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Kitulgala is in the wet zone rain forest, which gets two monsoons each year, and is one of the wettest places in the country and for the 2 nights we were there it really did rain! It is important that you know that the rooms...More

Date of stay: August 2018
2  Thank frb70
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Rooms and restaurant are build around an old kolonial house. The owner and his family live in the house. Rooms are situated on the river side. A bamboo curtain separates in- and outside, so you feel like one with nature. Our room (Rooki 1) was...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank JimL1832
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Driving up the premisses of the Rafters Retreat you'll first see a approximately 100 year old villa in colonial style. Beautiful and impressive. Ask the owner (a character on his own) and he'll be happy to show you his family's heritage. The guesthouses are right...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Frank L
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Loved our rafting here, and perfect location for rafting. Rafting guide Kasoon was excellent. The owner of the property was friendly and helpful, as were the rest of the staff, but the accommodation was very basic indeed and overpriced for what you received. Mosquito nets...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Alison T
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Spent a night there in connection with rafting. Which was really great fun! The huts are simple, but have open air view right across the river - simply beautiful and really something very special sleeping with the river rushing past your bed. The standard is...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Nimit M
December 28, 2017|
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We needed to pay extra..
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Osamah S
April 30, 2017|
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Response from NimeshW | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely yes you can do the rafting with them. Morning time is always preferable as the water flow is bit high that time (if you want to enjoy the rafting its a must) and you wont feel much heat in d morning usually.Enjoy
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"New built blocks by the river side"
frb70
Sep 28, 2018
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"Some rooms are quite a distance from the dining/ communal area, and the standard of rooms varies so be..."
alisont132
Aug 1, 2018
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"Ask to be closer to the main pavilion - when it gets dark it's hard to see."
KendrasReviews
Dec 6, 2016
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"Be sure you are a out and out nature lover."
608gayathrie
Sep 26, 2016
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PRICE RANGE
$47 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
rafters retreat hotel kitulgala
LOCATION
Sri LankaSabaragamuwa ProvinceKitulgala
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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