Things to do at Aliya Resort & Spa, Sigiriya

With a theme surrounding the majestic Sri Lankan elephant, Aliya Resort & Spa is a luxury resort which is ideally set overlooking the magnificent Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the Pidurangala Rock Temple. The hotel offers a range of accommodation units from deluxe rooms to luxury tents and suites while all rooms are equipped with a host of modern amenities. Dining at the resort takes you through a journey of gastronomic delights of Sri Lanka with a touch of international dishes. The Ayurvedic Spa is the perfect solution for relaxation of your mind and body

Location

Nestled amidst indigenous trees and chena growth along with paddy fields and lush greenery, the Aliya Resort & Spa is located in the dry zone of the Central Province of Sri Lanka overlooking the historical Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Located in the heart of the cultural triangle, the Resort also offers views of the Pidurangala Rock Temple. Sigiriya is located at a distance of about 169km from Colombo while it can be reached through main roads from Colombo as well as Kandy.

Excursions

Since the hotel is strategically placed within the cultural triangle, you can plan a number of excursions around the area. You can spend the day cycling to a nearby village or enjoy climbing the Sigiriya Rock or the Pidurangala Rock Temple. For a longer excursion, you can take a trip to Polonnaruwa which was once a prosperous capital city in the country. There are dozens of ruins, especially rock carvings and statues that have been well preserved. With time in hand, you can also enjoy safaris at the Minneriya National Park or the Kaudulla National Park.