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KumbukRiver - Eco-Extraordinaire

offered by supplier M15168 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Specialty Category: Eco lodges
Location: Sri Lanka
Region: Asia
Min Price: 75 US Dollar (USD) per day
Max Price: 250 US Dollar (USD) per day

Imagine, an eco-lodge standing 40ft tall in the shape of an elephant, nestled on a 16-acre serene land bordering a lively river, on the edge of Sri Lanka's most famous wildlife sanctuary. Imagine, being the only visitors with the right to exclusive use of it during your stay with its entire friendly staff at your service. Come unravel the mystery and enjoy a holiday of a lifetime.

Property amenities:
Exclusive and private use of the 16-acre eco resort. Lively river with small island. Bordering Yala Wildlife Sanctuary. Unique Elephant-like edifice housing living/dining downstairs and huge bedroom/balcony upstairs all done to fine taste. Luxurious eco-style bathroom and toilet. Naturist tree shower. Tree House. Buffet-style mostly local delicacies, herbal and special drinks, special traditional eats to suit your taste.

Nearby attractions and activities:
Yala, Sri Lanka's most popular wildlife sanctuary is on the other side of the river(the buffer zone), elephants visit the land at night though not every day. Beautiful forest cover, mountain range and the lively river. Specially arranged camping/park visits, visits to historical temples/palaces, elephant spotting at a lake. Eco activities like tree-planting, picking vegetables/fruits for own consumption/ learn to play a local music instrument, have a portrait drawn etc etc. The world-famous surfing beach is just 40kms, so is world's end in the tea mountains quite close.

Location:
Kumbuk River is located 250kms from Colombo, in South-East Sri Lanka, on the edge of a sleepy, gem-rich village called Okkampitiya,which is about 9 km from central Buttala.

Policy:
Exclusive bookings must be for minimum 2 nights. Bookings must be made at least one month (reservations made earlier than that 25% of total as reservation fee with balance to be paid one month prior to arrival) in advance with full payment even though you may make a late booking depending on availability. Children are welcome, so are solitary visitors or one group up to maximum of 8 persons. Remember costing policy is in line with the fact that this is an exclusive 'single party' eco resort. All visitors are considered to have understood the meaning and objectives of eco/responsible tourism.

Packages:
Even though rates are only for exclusive full-board stays at Kumbuk River, special packages could be tailor-made to include near by activities as well as popular destinations in the rest of the country, including hotel stays and transport. Contact us for details.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Winter Package (October-March): the entire resort can be reserved exclusively for up to two people at US$ 250 (+ 10% service charge) per night on full-board basis. Each additional guest will be charged US$ 85 (+ 10% service charge) per night on full-board basis.

Summer Package (April-September): the entire resort can be reserved exclusively for up to two people at US$ 225 (+ 10% service charge) per night on full-board basis. Each additional guest will be charged US$ 75 (+ 10% service charge) per night on full-board basis.

Note: Prices are subject to confirmation.

About This Supplier
Location: Sri Lanka
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2006
Client Request Served: 12

This place is a one-of-a-kind eco-lodge fast becoming popular for its extraordinary shape featuring probably the world's largest elephant-like edifice. The owning company is an associate company of one of Sri Lanka's better-known ad agencies servicing some of Sri Lanka's top clients. The owner is a...

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