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“Great Concept,A relaxing getaway”

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Kadolana Eco Village
Certificate of Excellence
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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“Great Concept,A relaxing getaway”
Reviewed August 23, 2013

It was the ideal place to getaway after a hectic week. Great location with a perfect setting by the Madu River.The pool is clean and ideal size for a relaxing swim, with a marvelous view of the river. Really liked the view in the night as if the stars have fallen into the pool. Good food and really friendly service where they went out of the way to give the experience of catching prawns from the river itself! Loved the cosy and comfortable Eco Cottages. A really different experience that everyone loved! Thank You Kadolana Team. We would definitely come back again!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

We went to this place for a relaxing and quiet holiday and that is exactly what we got. Great, friendly service, super location..... and very very quiet. Food was Ok, although there could have been a bit more variety. The owners/managers are also very friendly and helpful, and go out of their way to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

The only downside is the mosquito problem they have, especially since most of their cottages are open spaced (especially the bathrooms) and therefore the net they provide really does not do the job. They also have four-poster beds, which block the fan from coming properly, and that too contributes to the mozzy issue.

However, if this matter can be sorted in some way, it is a great place for a family outing or just to relax and unwind. great palce to observe nature since the river is so close by.

Theya re still building it little by little, and I believe they ahve a great thing going.

Good luck Kadolana Eco Village, we will certainly come there again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Property: Kadolana Eco Village
Address: Andadola Road, Balapitiya 80550, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Balapitiya
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 14 Specialty Lodging in Balapitiya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Kadolana Eco Village 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A unique boutique style hotel of just 8 private dwellings in a wooded area facing the Madu River. This is a dream hideaway that is rustic yet for all of the comfort you could wish for in absolute privacy surrounded by the simple woods of nature. The perfect serenity of Kadolana Eco Village will let you create a world of your own.Kadolana Eco Village lies at the edge of the Madu River in Ada Dola village, Balapitiya located between Ahungalle and Hikkaduwa, within an hour's drive from Colombo via the Southern Expressway.This makes Kadolana the perfect base from which to discover the Galle Fort, the sandy beaches, fishing villages, traditional mask carvings, cinnamon plantations, cinnamon processing and experience the famous Madu River boat Safari ... more   less 
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