Photo of Deer Park Hotel Giritale
Address: Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Located within the famous "Cultural Triangle" of Sri Lanka in the district of Polonnaruwa on the banks of the Giritale reservoir. The property is a five hour drive directly from the capital city of Colombo and 204 kms from the International airport, but is normally a stop en-route for those travelling through the Cultural Triangle area.
Keeping in line with the Angsana hotel brand, this property offers a spa, as well as other facilities such as outdoor pool with tiered waterfall, business centre and a plethora of activities such as elephant drive, bush walking and night safaris. WHR01F 14/04/09.
The property consists of cottages dotted around the banks of the reservoir and the neighbouring national park.
Cottages are comfortably furnished with double or twin beds, living area with day bed, dressing area, air-conditioning, ceiling fan and satellite TV. Decor is a blend of vibrant colors and earthly hues while a row of traditional elephant motifs as a local touch. Most cottages in the property come with unique open-air garden bathrooms with outdoor showers.
The main restaurant, Ebony offers both local and international cuisine either indoors or outdoors overlooking the Giritale reservoir. There is also a outdoor barbecue situated in the jungle.
11 kms to city centre, 14 km to the nearest station (polonnaruwa), 220 kms to the nearest airport (bandaranayake intl), 6 minute walk to the nearest bus stop.