Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from Royal Lotus Hotel, Polonnaruwa

Offering guests a charming and elegant style, the Royal Lotus Hotel in Polonnaruwa welcomes you to a calm and relaxing holiday. The hotel hints of a modern setting while the rooms are adorned with contemporary furnishings with a slight Eastern influence. You can choose from standard and deluxe guestrooms as well as chalets and suites, all of which boast of modern features. The Royal Lotus Hotel provides guests indoor and outdoor dining venues while you can enjoy a relaxing swim or simply laze around all day on the sun deck gazing out into the Giritale Reservoir.

Location

The Royal Lotus Hotel is ideally located in an elevated land area which overlooks the beautiful Giritale Tank. Located near the ancient city of Polonnaruwa which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, guests have the convenience of visiting the city which borders the magnificent Parakrama Samudraya. The distance from Colombo to the Royal Lotus Hotel is approximately 216km while the drive takes about 5 - 5 1/2 hours. The distance from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake is about 186km while vehicles can be arranged from the airport.

Excursions

The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa with its well preserved ruins, rock structures and carvings is a short drive away from the Royal Lotus Hotel. Some of the main highlights of the city of Polonnaruwa that you can visit include the Parakrama Samudraya (lake) which covers a massive 122 hectares of land, the statue of King Parakramabahu, Potgul Viharaya, Tuparama, Gal Viharaya, Kiri Vehera etc. For the more adventurous traveller, safari jeep rides can be organized to the Kaudulla National Park or the Minneriya National Park depending on the time of year you travel since the elephants roam around. The sacred city of Dambulla is about 1 1/2 hours away from the hotel.