Intimate clearings in the jungle, known as chena, are the setting for Chena Huts. Bordering a saline lake with ibis and a beach where turtles lay their eggs by moonlight, the property provides accommodation for a maximum of fourteen guests in the form of detached private pavilions kitted out in rustic fashion with safari-themed furnishings, African-style directors’ chairs, plunge pool and 42” LED TV. Dine in your pavilion or in the urbane atmosphere of Basses restaurant, hidden in an evocative out-of-the-way location. Activities are many and varied – join an all-day tour of Ruhuna National Park with its abundance of leopards, reptiles and birds; go humpback whale and dolphin watching or visit some of the numerous religious sanctuaries that dot the jungle landscape such as Kataragama, There’s a swimming pool and cocktail bar.
Prices are per person per night on an All-Inclusive basis. Room upgrades available.Make an Enquiry
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season for Sri Lanka is generally between the months of May to July, high season runs from December to March. Prices are based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated) with some including return economy flights from London. Regional departures, child prices and single supplements are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
The best time to visit is generally from November to March when the weather is hot and at its driest, however the ancient cities are best visited from April to September. August is also a popular time to visit, and those travelling during the summer months will benefit from good hotel offers.
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