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Ecolanka - Maussawa Estate
Ranked #1 of 2 Pundaluoya B&B and Inns
Reviewed January 20, 2012

A highlight for Sri Lanka. a,beautiful calm spot in a small village beside the hidden track with great people and great ideas. The organic food is more then fantastic, the service above any expectations and this for a very fair price compared to what we got later at the seaside!

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  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Maussawa E, Manager at Ecolanka - Maussawa Estate, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2013

Thank you so much for your review, and for your visit! We really do our best to offer to each visitor a beautiful stay and a personal service. As we only have 7 rooms it is possible for us to offer you a great welcome ! Do not hesitate to write us an email if you have ideas that could help us to improve our service. We hope to see you soon in Ecolanka!

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Reviewed January 8, 2012

Ecolanka is set in a converted tea estate, which is now an organic bio-diverse farm and ecotourism venture. It is located in a small village in the Sri Lankan Hill Country in a beautiful location between rice paddies, tea plantations, waterfalls etc. The food, which is plentiful and served three times a day, is first-class. The ingredients, many of which we had never seen before, are grown on the organic farm on the property. The staff show you how the treacle and tea are prepared and which trees the various unfamiliar fruits and vegetables come from. Thomas took us on a guided walk to show us around the property and the surrounding village and taught us about the area. The staff are constantly around and looking to help offer walking suggestions, guided walks, drinks etc. It's extremely peaceful sitting on the veranda reading a book, and the people living in the surrounding villages are very friendly when you meet them on a walk.

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled as a couple
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Maussawa E, Manager at Ecolanka - Maussawa Estate, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2013

Thank you so much for your review and your nice comment! We really do our best to offer to each visitor a beautiful stay and a personal service! Do not hesitate to write us an email with some ideas that could help us to improve our service. We hope to see you soon in Ecolanka!

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Reviewed December 27, 2010

We arrived at the Maussawa Estate with no expectations - a few quiet days to read a book and eat quality organic vegetarian food and not much else. What we found were incredible local staff who were very happy for us to do just that, but also offered guided walks of the whole stunning area as part of the experience, personalised care and also gave us quite deep insight into both village life and the unique biodiversity of the area. We ate incredibly well, slept in a very clean room in the beautiful old rambling house and got to know the special individuals who were so focused on us having a rewarding experience and a positive impression of Sri Lanka. We only regret that we forgot to purchase some of the organic tea and treacle produced on site- hopefully they will be able to ship some to Australia!...we really hope to return one day. a perfect place for anyone wanting a truly relaxing break in lush, peaceful surrounds.

  • Stayed: December 2010, traveled as a couple
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Maussawa E, Manager at Ecolanka - Maussawa Estate, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2013

Thank you so much for your review! We really do our best to offer to each visitor a beautiful stay and a personal service ! Do not hesitate to write us an email with some ideas that could help us to improve our service. We hope to see you soon in Ecolanka!

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Reviewed October 12, 2017
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  • Stayed: August 2017, traveled as a couple
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origineMaussawa, Manager at Ecolanka - Maussawa Estate, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

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Reviewed October 10, 2017
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  • Stayed: April 2017, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 2, 2017
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Stayed: November 2016
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origineMaussawa, Manager at Ecolanka - Maussawa Estate, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: August 2017, traveled as a couple
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Maussawa E, Manager at Ecolanka - Maussawa Estate, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2017

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Additional Information about Ecolanka - Maussawa Estate

Address: Halpola, Pundaluoya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Pundaluoya
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Pundaluoya
Price Range: $41 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled in the middle of the Sri Lankan moutains, EcoLanka is the perfect ecotourism site to fully enjoy the nature. We are set up on a 20 ha area where biodiversity is growing all around you. We can propose you nights in our deluxe cottage with a double stairs and balcony, from there you can enjoy an amazing view on the valley and rest peacefully. We have also a bungalow with 6 rooms and their bathroom with common balcony.We can offer you free tour in our estate but also making you visit the surroundings such as Buddhist or Hindu temples, waterfalls, tea factories... We also can provide delicious typical Sri Lankan meals. Looking forwards to welcoming you !! ... more   less 
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Ecolanka - Maussawa Estate Sri Lanka/Pundaluoya

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