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Encouraging you to embrace the beauty of nature, Back of Beyond Dehigaha Ela is one of the finest eco-friendly resorts in Sri Lanka. Requiring a 4-5-hour drive from the commercial capital Colombo, the minimalistic haven is an experience of its own for globe trotters. Utilising less of its seven-acre large estate, Back of Beyond indulges guests with a larger than life view of the great outdoors.

An exquisite retreat for the nature loving traveller, the accommodation here is intertwined with the environment. Facilitating 3-5 adult, the Damba Tree Houses are impressively laid out. Artfully merging two trees, the roomy area holds a bedroom and a bathroom complete with modern amenities. The Kon Tree House provides for an adventurous stay. At the bottom of the tree house there remains a cottage while above an open-air bedroom has encompassed the space. 

If you wish to have a cosier stay, the Seru and Sepalika Boulder Cottages would be an excellent choice. They are multi-storey cottages and have been constructed on granite boulders. Neighbouring the picturesque lotus pond, the cottages are veiled by the trees in the woods. A favourite of newlyweds, the cottages provide for an intimate getaway. 

Pampering the vacationing family, The Mayila Family Long House is a thrilling stay for both adults and kids. This vast accommodation maintains two triple rooms and shared common space for you to unwind with a cup of tea. An idyllic family unit, the Mayila Family Long House preserves a lovely rock boulder garden. 

It’s important to note that in order to not disturb its surroundings, the accommodation provided here by Back of Beyond Dehigaha Ela does not have air conditioning. However along with its natural surroundings, the rooms are equipped with fans to keep you cool at all times. 

Meals times are enigmatic experiences for guests here. Serving you mouth-watering dishes, the dining halls are found on the far side of the lake. A specialist in both local and western cuisine, the cook prepares food to delicious precision. Discerning diners are at liberty to advise the cook on particularities. A must try here is the oven fresh warm local roasted bread with a delicious lentil curry and coconut sambol. 

Back of Beyond -  Dehigaha Ela proudly displays its beneficial location. Set within accessible distance of historical sites such as Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, and Dambulla, Back of Beyond provides to be the ideal base. For the nature, loving wanderer, there are number of activities here such as nature walks, frogging that they can engage. For the ultimate adventure, a safari to the Minneriya National Park or Hurulu Wewa Sanctuary is is a possibility due to the convenient postion of the lodging. 

An escapade of a lifetime, Back of Beyond – Dehigaha Ela is for the thrill-seeking loafer. 


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