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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in the bungalows and they were great. Really nice common area to chill out and a nice table for breakfast and dinner. It's literally in the back of beyond so you need a driver if you want to go anywhere.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice tree houses, perfect atmosphere in the middle of the forest - waking up with the sound of the forest was an exceptional experience. The food and services were very good. We enjoyed our stay there and can fully recommend it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived and found this place fairly easily due to the number of signs and the map that was sent to us by the owner upon booking. We were entranced immediately by the area being so close to Pidurangula and Sigiriya's Lion's Rock, by the shade of the jungle where the buildings are, and by the complete beauty of their...

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BoB-SriLanka, Guest Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Dear Sierra, Wow, thank you so much for your wonderful review! Congratulations to you both! We are glad that we could make your honeymoon a bit more special, including the tree house, the romantic dinner and the close to nature feeling, even the tropical storm ;-) We hope to see you again at one of our eco lodges at Back...

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying in the tree-house was a great experience. It was not easy but that made it special. The hotel looked exactly like in the pictures. The rooms are well equipped, nice and clean. The resort is hidden in the forest, with plenty of wildlife around. But it is just couple minutes drive (or longer walk) to Sigiriya rock or Pidurangala....

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BoB-SriLanka, Guest Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and for sharing your experience with other travelers. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala, including the jungle, the tree house and digital detox. We hope to be able to welcome you back at one of our eco lodges next time. Best wishes, The BoB-team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent eco lodge, off beaten track for a real traveller ,with the fantastic food, and care for environment you will love waking up in the jungle and realising that this tranquil location is a stone throw from the Unesco heritage attraction

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BoB-SriLanka, Guest Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and for sharing your experience with other travelers. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala, including the jungle, the food and the close-to-nature-feeling. We hope to be able to welcome you back at one of our eco lodges next time. Best wishes, The BoB-team

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is hidden in the jungle, lovely and secluded. The staff were absolutely amazing and couldn't do enough for you. The food was brilliant and we went on one of the organised activities which was excellent - we highly recommend doing the loris walk. You really are out in the jungle though, so be prepared for ants and other...

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BoB-SriLanka, Guest Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and for sharing your experience with other travelers. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala, including the jungle, the food and loris walk. We hope to be able to welcome you back at one of our eco lodges next time. Best wishes, The BoB-team

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first place that we stayed on our tour of this amazing island. Having travelled for 23 hours we were exhausted and our stay here completely recharged our batteries. We stayed in one of the tree houses - open walls, tree in the shower room and constant sounds of the wild life. Magical! The accommodation is basic, as...

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BoB-SriLanka, Guest Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Dear Jo, Thank you for visiting us and for your review, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala in Sigiriya, including the tree house, the food and the simplicity. We hope to be able to welcome you back in one of our eco lodges at Back of Beyond. Kind regards, The BoB-team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another hidden gem complementing the other BoB properties.Surrounded once again by lush greenery, Pidurangala BoB wont disappoint the nature lover in you. Excellent food, great hospitality and the option to do as much or as little as one wants to do! You can't help but enjoy, relax and unwind.

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BoB-SriLanka, Guest Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Dear Kushali, Thank you so much for your review and for sharing your experience with other nature lovers. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala. Welcome back, The BoB-team

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had stayed here several years ago and has forgothem just how good it was. About 8 years later, the building has been maintained well. The challets have their own space away grom each other and are ensconced in dry zone forest. This means protection from the heat of the day and really cool nights and great sleep quality. Duvets...

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BoB-SriLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Dear Sanjiv, Thank you for your wonderful review and for sharing your experience with other travelers. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala, including the sounds of nature, the activities and the food. We will also forward your kind words to Thusitha and his team. Welcome back for another hideaway, The BoB-team

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love coming back to Back of Beyond Pidurangala. We have been regular visitors since 2009. This time we booked the tree top bungalow for our stay. The feeling of being so close to nature was a very invigorating experience. Pathi's cooking was fantastic as usual. Pidurangala is definitely our favorite in the Back of Beyond chain. Keep up the...

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BoB-SriLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Dear Melathi, Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala in the tree house. We will also forward your kind words to Thusitha and his team. Welcome back for more close-to-nature-feeling, The BoB-team

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Located in the heart of the Cultural Triangle and within 5 minutes from the Sigiriya World Heritage Site, Back of Beyond Pidurangala is situated in a lovely unfenced 4 acre forest, a mere 5 minutes from the Sigiriya Rock. Offering you the best of rustic charm together with modern comforts, this retreat is a perfect base to explore the natural environment and cultural heritage of Sri Lanka. Each of the 3 tastefully furnished cottages, each with its own verandah, is designed to maximise the impact of the surrounding forest. A 3 bedroom bungalow is also available for larger groups. The retreat offers many activities including bird watching, hiking, cycling and excursions to Minneriya National Park, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla, Ritigala etc. Renowned for its excellent service from a friendly and caring staff, it's no wonder guests keep returning to Back of Beyond Pidurangala. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Back of Beyond - Pidurangala

Address: Kurulu Uyana, Vihara Mawatha | Pidurangala, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya
Price Range: ₹ 4,654 - ₹ 8,274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Back of Beyond - Pidurangala 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Treehouse is the best we could've asked for. I think the owner referred to it as bungalow, but definitely request the ones up in the trees,”
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“ask for the extra knowledge and services, they are superb and will arrange it all for you”
Agra79, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Piloti house”
574natl, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A variety of rooms, with some less outdoorsy so best to discuss your preferences first.”
dawnt995, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Tree house highly recommended!”
513s_renf, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
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