LUXURY ECO RESORT | 77 LUXURY ECO COTTAGES
Giritale is a small town located about 15 minutes from the UNESCO World Heritage City of Polonnaruwa. Today the ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned Archaeological relic sites in Sri Lanka, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom’s first rulers. Its beauty was also used as a backdrop to film scenes for the Duran Duran music video Save a Prayer in 1982.
Deer Park Hotel, Polonnaruwa is an elegant small hotel managed by Singapore based Angsana Resorts and Spas. The hotel naturally offers guests all Angsana Spa facilities while the hotel itself is your window to the magnificent past of Sri Lanka’s ancient civilizations and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Deer Park Hotel, emerges in rustic splendour from the lush tropical jungle bordering the Minneriya-Giritale National Park. Wild elephants, leopards, sloth bears and crocodiles are just some of the majestic animals you might encounter while at the Deer Park Hotel, or some of the 160 species of birds making the park a veritable birdwatcher’s paradise.
Deer Park Hotel Polonaruwa, will impress you with its wide variety of room facilities. There are 77 rooms in this hotel which comprises of superior cottages, duplex cottages, deluxe duplex cottages and Angsana cottages. All the rooms are well designed with a unique blend of beautiful colours creating a serene atmosphere. Every room has twin beds with a spacious living area. Facilities such as television, air conditioning, mosquito nets and ceiling fans are provided to make your stay as relaxing as possible.
The restaurants within the Deer Park Hotel all serve both international and local cuisines. The food is absolutely five stars and the variety is always amazing. The Tree Tops restaurant provides a unique dinning experience in the forest canopy where you dine while looking down on the jungle inhabitants. The Ebony provides a more traditional and elegant dining experience where healthy cuisine is the order of the day.
There is weekly jungle / game barbeques and private dining experiences are also offered in a variety beautiful locations.
From time to time, the self needs solitude, space and peace to recharge its creative energies. The Angsana spa at the Deer Park Hotel is a sanctuary for the inner self, to refresh and rejuvenate your body and spirit.
In complete privacy and tranquillity, shed the cares of the world while qualified specialists pamper your body, as well as your mind, with invigorating treatments. Better still, experience the Angsana Spa with a loved one and rediscover the healing pleasure of touch and the aromas of exotic oils like rosemary, lavender, jasmine and frangipani. Feel your muscles being kneaded and the tension seep from your body as you drift off to soothing music and enter a realm of blissful happiness and total relaxation.
The Deer Park Hotel offers more than simply a stunning location. It is also a chance to experience the beauty of the region and the cultural heritage of Sri Lanka. The hotel provides a dazzling array of excursions, adventures and experiences to excite your senses. Accompanied by experienced trackers and guides, you will explore wildlife and nature, discover the Sri Lankan people and their culture, enjoy a totally rejuvenating therapy at the Angsana Spa, and find out about the country’s ancient heritage.
Products & Services: Private dining in stunning location. Angsana Spa, Angsana Gallery, Conference centre with a seating capacity for 100 people (theatre style), Business centre with full communication capability and secretarial services, Swimming pool with three-tier waterfall, Laundry service, Taxi service. Car hire and currency exchange
Check-in/Check-out Time: Normal Check-in is 12.00 noon and Check-Out is 11.00 a.m. Earlier Check-in or later Check-out times can be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.
Address: Giritale, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
Airport: Colombo International – 135 miles