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Firstly this review is by a person who has a little background in hospitality industry in all levels and departments. It’s an amazing hotel located close to the city of Anuradhapura, the only 5 start property close to the city I would say with lots of activities for the entire family. We stayed on two different dates in two different Villas, the standard villa was well spaced, lush interior, comfortable bed, lovely private pool with a good bathroom The Deluxe villa is a whole different ball game (recommended booking) beyond plenty of space for a family or couple, tremendous bathroom (no water issues here) excellent private plunge pool with all the required amenities. Arrival, both times we were greeted well from the gate security to lobby staff, check in was fast, the traditional welcome story of Mr Panaboke was a time travel. The main Walauwa (Mansion) is exceptionally designed, great public pool, well stocked bar area with an underground wine cellar, plus the dining area upstairs. The whole property is full of nature and life (expect to see plenty of monkeys, birds, reptiles (safe kind) peacocks, bulls (tied) etc with golf buggies to take you back and forth to your private villa or bicycles allocated to each villa. Activities - plenty for the whole fam, we tried horse riding, kayaking and archery (in-house Naturalist will guide you through it) well knowledgeable and experienced. Food and Bev - Breakfast menu is great, mix of western and eastern (well balanced) loved the monkeys trying to grab bread off the table (enjoy the experience) Staff - Warm, Friendly and Eager to help, on both occasions every staff member from check in to check out we came across was really good except one staff member. Seshaya, was exceptional, we only met her during one of our two stays, she probably did the work load of 4-5 staff members ( Greeting story , checking in, concierge, buggy rider back and forth on numerous times, check out, reservations, morning breakfast) well experienced in management of guests and property knowledge plus general information, so much so I though she was the Resident Manager, she is not but would love to see how a UGA or any other property would flourish in service under her leadership. Overall it’s a great property, will I stay there or recommend it to anyone? YES!
Seamless and Stunning..
Well Done to the Ulagalla team The stay was Amazing with friends Taking away a memorable experience.. Well done to Sheshaya,Dilrukshi,Chathuranga and the rest of the Team Wishing you all great success keep up the great Work ..
Man-made Heaven in Anuradhapura, SL
Ulagalla is the most wonderful property we have stayed so far in SL and we had a super amazing time there which is truly remarkable.. The location of the resort is magnificent, and the architectural style villas are beautifully designed, extremely comfortable, and completely private. Enjoyed our time together in the plunge pool day and night :) This property has been maintained by the team very well even during the pandemic situation. That has to be admired! The food was delicious and served in a thoughtful manner. They have their homemade ice creams which taste really good and should definitely try during your meals. They taste damn so good! Ulagalla management has provided many activities at the property and among them we seriously enjoyed the complimentary horse riding, which was stupendous. Special thanks to Ramsy, who assisted us during the horse riding. They do have provided bicycles in each villas so that you can have your own bike ride around the property and enjoy the peaceful environment while engaged in bird watching, and site seen. The staff were simply wonderful, very friendly, very flexible and very helpful. We were warmly welcomed by the team and they are super attentive. I have requested them to assigned a villa which secure the privacy at its best and as I have requested, the villa we had been given was completely private. They were simply able to accommodate all our special requirements and we are really grateful for that. Special thanks to all the team members at Ulagalla but should specially mentioned Tharaka, who assisted us during our stay at Ulagalla and Seshaya and Dilrukshi for accommodating our special requests at their best. Hats off to your hospitality and thanks once again for making our stay at Ulagalla so wonderful and remarkable!
The entire property had countless beautiful sights and since it’s a huge property with less 30 villas it’s perfect for a calm and relaxing getaway. All meals we had was really really good. Staff was another memorable part of the stay. They went out of their way to make sure we had a good time. They were so so kind and warm. A must visit in Sri Lanka!! You’d keep coming here after your first. We know we are!
The Best experience for a relaxed stay!!
We would recommend Ulagalla as one of the best escape destinations in Sri lanka. We loved the stay. You can have your very own private time, dip in the private plunge pool, stroll or cycle through the path way and many more. The chalet was awesome, Food was great and most of all.. staff are friendly and most welcoming. With love from L&S
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