Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from Laya Leisure, Kukuleganga

Laya Leisure - Kukuleganga which is located in Mathugama is run and managed by the Sri Lanka Army leisure sector. The resort consists of Villa type accommodation with air-conditioned units and well furnished interiors. Delicious buffet meals can be enjoyed at the restaurant while there are a number of recreational facilities such as a swimming pool, spa and sauna where you can enjoy total relaxation. Laya Leisure is the perfect venue to enjoy a calm and peaceful holiday with family and friends in the midst of an all natural environment.

Location

Nestled at the foothills of the Sinharaja Rainforest, Laya Leisure is found hidden amidst richly grown rubber and tea estates in the wet zone of Sri Lanka in the cozy little town of Mathugama. Offering a cool climate, Mathugama is located about 18km away from Bentota while the easiest route to get to the resort is via Kalutara. The distance from the commercial hub of Colombo is approximately 68km while there are taxi services available from the airport at any given time.

Excursions

Mathugama which is located of proximity to Kukuleganga offers guests a peaceful surrounding while you can easily explore the villages and lush green filled areas as you please. Other than enjoying mountain biking and pony rides, with time in hand you can enjoy an excursion to the Sinharaja Rainforest Reserve which is a well known biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. The area covered is about 34 square miles but it is known to be a treasure trove of endemic species including reptiles, amphibians, trees, insects, birds and mammals. However, due to the dense vegetation, wildlife is not easily seen while the most common mammal that you will see is the Purple-faced Langur. The trek through the forest is ideal for nature lovers.