Thilanka Resort and Spa, Dambulla
About Thilanka Resort and Spa, Dambulla
Situated in the historic city of Dambulla, within the Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka, the Thilanka Resort and Spa offers guests a perfect balance between a holiday resort and a spiritual retreat. Located amidst a grove of mangoes and rice fields, this resort is an excellent getaway for self enlightenment or a long lazy family vacation. Beautiful villas that consist of 4 deluxe rooms each are adorned with vibrant colours depicting the cultural heritage of our nation while dining at the resort is indeed a pleasurable experience. With a swimming pool and Ayurvedic treatments for total relaxation, Thilanka Resort and Spa is a perfect holiday location away from your busy lifestyles.
Location of Thilanka Resort and Spa, Dambulla
Thilanka Resort and Spa is found nestled among lush green hill-tops within a beautiful 25 acre mango orchard, rice fields and the Dambulla River which is located approximately 180 km away from the Katunayake International Airport. The airport is found about 30km away from Colombo. Another mode of transportation to Thilanka Resort and Spa is to take a flight (sea plane) directly from the International Airport to Dambulla which only takes a mere 45 minutes. Dambulla is also a transportation hub with roads from Colombo - Trincomalee and Kandy-Anuradhapura meet. The hotel is also 72km away from the hill capital of Kandy.
Accommodation at Thilanka Resort and Spa, Dambulla
Guests at the Thilanka Resort and Spa can wake up to the sound of chirping birds in harmony with nature and artistic luxury. The resort offers beautiful villas, each with 4 elegant and comfortable deluxe rooms making it a perfect hideout for honeymoon couples or even families. All guestrooms feature a 21" screen television, satellite channels, a DVD player, an electronic personal safe, mini bar, a plunge pool, bathroom amenities, hair dryer, umbrella, a very spacious balcony for the upper level rooms, complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and also movies on demand.
Facilities at Thilanka Resort and Spa, Dambulla
Thilanka Resort and Spa houses an Ayurveda Spa which is a therapeutic sanctuary where you can be indulged and inspired. Therapies include yoga retreats, massages (head/shoulders/back/face/body/foot), Shirodara, Fruit scrubs/wraps, steam baths, and Pancha Karma to name a few.
Captivating your senses, while making you feel at home, Thilanka Resort and Spa houses "The Rice" which is a 110 seat restaurant that is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests have the opportunity to enjoy Sri Lankan and fusion cuisine. "The Araliya" is a place where you can sit out in open air next to the paddy fields and enjoy healthy, organic and natural food which comes from the resort's own orchard. Thilanka Resort and Spa also has its own bar area where you can sit back and sip away margaritas.
The pool terrace serves refreshing juices and hot coffee while the inviting outdoor swimming pool is a haven for a long swim. Sun loungers are sprawled along the pool side. Sports and recreation facilities include tennis, volleyball, archery and horse riding. To get the adrenalin flowing, guests can enjoy a swift walk or cycling while discovering the area, or even go fishing.
Thilanka Resort and Spa is surrounded by historically important locations and adventure allowing guests to enjoy their vacation profoundly, the closest being the Dambulla Cave Temple. Legend has it that there are over 80 caves in the surrounding and some of them have been used by the monks as meditation locations.
Major attractions spread over 5 caves, which contain the statues and the paintings that date back as 1 century BC. Many improvements and additions have been carried out to the sculptures and paintings over the years. The temple is a perfect location to view evolution of the ancient Sri Lankan arts. Other places of Interest include the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Ibban katuwa, Minneriya, Polonnaruwa, Yapahuwa, Anuradhapura, Riverstone, Wasgamuwa, Ritigala and the Aluvihara temple.