Arika Villas Luxury Lifestyle Bungalow in Sri LankaStep into a world of tranquility at the Arika Villa in Dambulla - Sri Lanka, on your visit to this culturally rich and diverse country. Treat yourself to a modern luxury experience at one of these villas in Sri Lanka while experiencing the wonder of the ancient ruins scattered all around Dambulla.
Sri Lankan Holiday AttractionsSituated in the heart of Dambulla, the Arika Villa is right next to the Sigiriya; one of Sri Lanka’s major attractions; so that you can literally walk out of your private villa, into one of the most beautiful rock formations in the entire world. Also known as 'The Lion’s Rock’ this massive granite structure, at 200 meters high is one of the most visited sites in Sri Lanka and was named a world heritage site by UNESCO.
Halfway up this plateau the Emperor Kasyapa built a gateway with an enormous lion of which only its immense paws remain today. He then topped the plateau with his beautiful palace which was later inhabited by Buddhist monks. Today only ruins remain but even then, thousands of tourists gather there every year to experience this awe evoking site.
Hot Air Balloon RideIf you can find the energy to leave your luxury bungalow before dawn, then you can take in a stunning view of the sun rise like none you have ever experienced. Take a hot air balloon ride over the city of Dambulla and witness the sunrise from the sky as the city comes to life. Everything is assured to be smooth sailing from pick-up and takeoff to landing; it is perfectly safe and peaceful. Begin at Dambulla and fly over Sigiriya for a view of the plateau that not many people get to experience.
Dambulla Cave TempleDuring your holidays in Sri Lanka you must visit the Dambulla cave temple which is 1118ft above sea level. Constructed within an enormous cave structure that is 2000ft in length and 600 meters high, this temple houses the most magnificent Buddha paintings, statues and images. Even though this beautiful temple is 22 centuries old it is perfectly preserved and even houses a cemetery that serves as proof that it was inhabited.
Namal UyanaOn your stay at Arika Villa you might want to visit the largest iron wood forest and pink quartz mountain in Asia- Namal Uyana; which literally means a pink mountain range. There are also three waterfalls situated at different points around the mountain range that are enriched with minerals and has ayurvedic medicinal properties. The ironwood forest stretches across 260 acres and is a source of medication for the Buddhist monks on the island.
Arika Villas Sri Lanka - A Holiday to RememberWhile planning your next vacation; take into consideration that our bungalows in Sri Lanka are situated in the heart of Dambulla that is surrounded by some of the world’s most magnificent heritage sites as well as natural formations like you have never seen before. Where else could you claim to have seen pink mountains or a monastery built into a rock face? The Arika hotel combines luxury and comfort with history to give you one of the most relaxing and awe inspiring holidays you will never forget.