Amaya Lake - Dambulla

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Phone : +94 11 5873305 - 7
UK Customers: 020 3286 0182
Fax : +94 11 2555447

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On the shores of Kandalama Lake in the heart of Sri Lanka 's Cultural Triangle. Amaya Lake , located in Dambulla, 160 kilometres from Colombo , is a 40-acre sanctuary that surrounds guests with nature. An ideal base for exploring the ancient monuments of the Cultural Triangle.

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Ninety-two Sri Lankan villas scattered amongst the trees of the forested grounds. Each features:

  • Bedroom area
  • Spacious bathroom with shower and bathtub
  • Lounge area with sofa and plasma screen
  • Covered verandah with traditional long seat moulded into the patio.

* Double and quadruple villas are available for families and small groups.

Club Lodges

Four adjoining villas accommodate guests seeking a luxurious space of their own. Spacious. High wooden ceilings. Contemporary decor, with architecture inspired by the local area, and furnishings in elegant dark wood panelling. Plasma screen televisions for modern luxury.

Village Experience / Eco Lodges

Eleven traditional-style dwellings facing a central pond. Thatched roofs and wattle-and-daub walls. Each villa has its own individual layout and special furnishings. Equipped with air-conditioning. Nearby, the Ayurvedic Spa and “Wewe Kade” Ayurvedic Restaurant add to the indigenous experience.


Ayurvedic Spa

Thatched roofs top wattle and daub dwellings surrounding a central courtyard. Offering herbal oil massage, purifying aromatic steams, herbal baths, facial treatments, head massage, reflexology and a variety of therapeutic treatments.

Seven to fourteen Rejuvenation Programmes available.

Resort Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis
  • Cricket
  • Yoga Center
  • Table Tennis
  • Indoor Games
  • Fishing
  • Boat Rides
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Shopping Arcade

Experiencing Nature

  • Night Safaris to Minneriya or Kawadulla
  • Birdwatching
  • Jungle Treks
  • Elephant Safaris
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bullock Cart Excursions


Cultural Sites

A glimpse into ancient kingdoms and centuries-old monuments. Amaya Lake is situated within reach of numerous sites in the Cultural Triangle. The closest major sites are the Dambullah Cave Temples and Sigiriya, but many guests enjoy visiting sites throughout the entire area.


Samara Restaurant

Open-air restaurant. High wooden ceilings and views of the surrounding nature. Featuring a buffet of Sri Lankan and international cuisine.


Two bars, both with views of Kandalama Lake . The open-air bar is located in the lower deck of the lobby. The nearby pool bar serves a full range of tropical juices, cocktails, beers and spirits.

Wewe Kade Restaurant

Smaller open-air restaurant locate by the Warichchi Village . Serves flavourful, healthy vegetarian cuisine cooked on a traditional wooden stove.

Meetings & Weddings

Meetings, incentives and weddings surrounded by nature. A peaceful setting ideal for hosting private group events. The conference and banquet hall seats up to 300 guests.

Other venues can be arranged throughout the resort – a quiet forest glade, on the shores of the lake or in the Warichchi Village.

Products & Services :107 A/C Luxury chalets, 24-hour Room Service, Foreign Currency Exchange, Same-day Laundry Service, IDD Facilities, Safety Lockers and Left Luggage Facilities, Tennis and badminton, The cricket pitch, Volleyball, Children's playground, A centrally located swimming pool, Shops, Nature trails, Ayurvedic Spa, A yoga ashrama situated at the lake's edge. Wi-fi access for wireless web surfing in the location of your choice by the pool, en-suite, or the shade of the forest.
Check-in/Check-out Time
Normal Check-in Time is 12.00 noon and Check-Out time is 11.00 a.m. Earlier Check-in Time or later Check-out time could be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.

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Sri Lanka Tourism Board

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