Sigiriya

Sigiriya, photo by Jolie
Sigiriya (photo by Jolie)
 

Sigiriya is located in central Sri Lanka…

It is famous for palace ruins resting on top of a massive rock over 600 ft (200 m) high. The rock itself is a lava plug left over from an ancient long extinct volcano.

Also at the site are an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs and other water structures.

In the interior are ancient Buddhist frescoes (similar to those found at India’s Ajanta Caves, but with a uniquely Sri Lankan style).

Sigiriya is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning in the country.

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Overall Atmosphere: Combination
Combination Atmosphere destinations combine elements of both cultural and natural destinations, where this combination is itself essential to the travel experience. Common examples are Archaeological Sites (where culture is usually experienced outdoors), Scenic Local Markets (where indigenous cultures interact outdoors), Hotsprings and Vineyard Areas (where nature provides the raw materials but humans create the surroundings), and Unique Cultural Landscapes (where humans and nature interact in innovative ways, as in the elaborate rice terracing systems of Asia).

Combination Interests typically fall somewhere in the middle of the three types of primary interests in terms of
(a) how climate-dependent they are
(b) how accessible and physically demanding they are.
Featuring both cultural and natural attractions.
Recommending Sources:
   World Heritage Site
   Lonely Planet

 

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Hotel Sigiriya

Sigiriya is located within the Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Featuring the best view of the Lion’s Rock, it offers an outdoor pool, restaurant and free parking. Air-conditioned guestrooms offer views of the garden. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$91 - $125

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The Elephant Corridor Hotel

Opening out to sweeping views of scenic marshlands, Elephant Corridor an all Suite Hotel with Private Pools offers a first-rate spa, fitness facilities and luxurious suites with private plunge pools. It provides bike rental and parking for free. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$94 - $779

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Sisira Natural Lodge

Situated in Sigiriya in the Matale District Region, 3.1 km from Sigiriya Rock, Sisira Natural Lodge features a barbecue and views of the garden. Pidurangala Rock is 3.7 km away. Free WiFi is featured . Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$12

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The Thick Forest

Set amidst a tropical landscape, The Thick Forest features traditional bungalows that overlook Sigiriya‘s Rock Fortress. This non-smoking resort offers complimentary WiFi access and has an open-air restaurant which serves local dishes and drinks. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$45 - $78

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Hotel campanile

Campanile Hotel is an affordable accommodation located in Sigiriya. Rooms are simply furnished and relaxing spa treatments are available on-site. Each room will provide you with a private terrace, a seating area and mosquito nets. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$10

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Sigiri Corridaor Resort

Sigiri Corridaor Resort

Sigiri Corridaor Resort features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi in Sigiriya. The property’s facilities include a restaurant and barbecue facilities. A 24-hour front desk, garden and free on-site parking are available. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$19

$19-
Sigiri Corridor Home Stay

Sigiri Corridor Home Stay

Sigiri Corridor Home Stay is situated in Sigiriya, 1.2 km from Sigiriya Rock and 2.2 km from Pidurangala Rock. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is featured and free private parking is available on site. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Sangria Home Stay

Sangria Home Stay

Sangria Home Stay offers accommodation in Sigiriya. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is available and free private parking is available on site. The rooms include a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
sigiriya flower guest

sigiriya flower guest

Featuring free WiFi, sigiriya flower guest is situated in Sigiriya, 2.6 km from Sigiriya Rock. Free private parking is available on site. Some rooms include a seating area where you can relax. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Pabasara Holiday Inn

Pabasara Holiday Inn

Situated in Inamaluwa, 7 km from Sigiriya, Pabasara Holiday Inn features air-conditioned rooms and free private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Every room includes a private bathroom. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Yoshua Holiday Resort Sigiriya

Yoshua Holiday Resort Sigiriya

Featuring free WiFi and a barbecue, Yoshua Holiday Resort Sigiriya offers accommodation in Sigiriya, 2.3 km from Sigiriya Rock. Free private parking is available on site. Some rooms have a seating area where you can relax. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Aleesha HomeStay

Aleesha HomeStay

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Aleesha HomeStay offers pet-friendly accommodation in Sigiriya, 1.3 km from Sigiriya Rock. Free private parking is available on site. Certain units have a seating area for your convenience. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Sigiri Holiday Home

Sigiri Holiday Home

Offering a spa and wellness centre and a restaurant, Sigiri Holiday Home provides a 24-hour front desk for the convenience of the guests. Free WiFi access is available in the public areas of this homestay. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Ciigiri Splendour

Ciigiri Splendour

Offering a garden, Ciigiri Splendour is situated in Inamaluwa, 7 km from Sigiriya. Dambulla is 8 km from the property. Free WiFi is featured . Free private parking is also available on site. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Sigiri Sunrise Homestay

Sigiri Sunrise Homestay

Set in Sigiriya, 1.2 km from Sigiriya Rock, Sigiri Sunrise Homestay features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The homestay has a barbecue and views of the mountain, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Thathsara Holiday Inn

Thathsara Holiday Inn

Situated in Sigiriya, 1.4 km from Sigiriya Rock, Thathsara Holiday Inn features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Free private parking is available on site. Certain rooms have a seating area for your convenience. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Peacock Lodge

Peacock Lodge

Located in a calm and quiet location in Sigiriya 9 km from Sigiriya Rock, Peacock Lodge offers basic rooms with free WiFi. The lodge has its own restaurant, garden and provides free private parking. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Lal Home Stay

Lal Home Stay

Located in Sigiriya, 1.9 km from Sigiriya Rock, Lal Home Stay features a restaurant and free WiFi. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. You will find room service at the property. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Rio Hotel

Rio Hotel

Offering a barbecue, children's playground and sun terrace, Rio Hotel is located in Habarana in the Anuradhapura District Region, 2.5 km from Habarana Lake. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Guruge Villa Habarana

Guruge Villa Habarana

Set 4 km from Habarana Lake in Habarana, Guruge Villa Habarana features a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. Free private parking is available on site. You will find a shared kitchen at the property. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Kassapa Home Stay

Kassapa Home Stay

Kassapa Home Stay is situated in Sigiriya, 2 km from Sigiriya Rock and 2.7 km from Pidurangala Rock. Some rooms feature a seating area for your convenience. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-
Wild Flower Resort

Wild Flower Resort

Situated in Inamaluwa in the Matale District Region, 7 km from Sigiriya, Wild Flower Resort boasts a barbecue and views of the garden. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

$20-

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