Chari Lake

Excursions

The locale of the hotel presents a range of sightseeing opportunities eg- Cinnamon Island, Whale Watching, Galle Fort, Unawatuna Beach, White Tea Island, Yala and Udawalawe. Excursions can be arranged at your convenience.

Galle Fort

Initially built by the Portuguese in the 15th century and further developed by the Dutch this masterpiece is a must view attraction for any visitor. Rich in heritage, this monument is of great archaeological significance. The well-fortified fort overlooks the magnificent Indian ocean. The view of the surrounding area is an exceptional sight.

Koggala Lake

One of the largest inland water bodies Koggala lake is rich in biodiversity and picturesque elegance, this vast pool of water is right in the backyard. It is also the source of many varieties of fish for CharÌ Lake.
Easily accessible by boat or kayak it offers a sense of serenity and peace. Enjoy the moonlit lake at night which is a magnificent and awe-inspiring sight. You can also dine, in close proximity to the lake and sip the cool breeze with your food. The lake is inhabited with a variety of fish that are endemic to the lake and area.
The hotel can also be accessed by seaplane which lands in the Koggala lake. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride right back to the hotel from the seaplane.

Whale watching

Take a cruise or a seaplane over the mighty Indian ocean to watch these magnificent mammals in action roaming in their habitat.

Beaches

White sandy beaches and the mighty Indian ocean is only a few minutes’ drive.

Unawatuna Beach

Recognized globally as one of the best beaches in South Asia, Unawatuna beach is a 5-minute drive from the hotel. Magnificent white sandy beaches and tranquil sea permits you to go waist deep in these milky salty waters. Enjoy the best of seafood prepared using fresh catch.

Yala

It is the most visited and the second largest national park in Sri Lanka. Home to a variety of animals; Elephants, Leopards, Sloth Bears, Deer and Peacocks roam freely through the park. Ideal for a one day excursion.

Udawalawe

Overlooking the Uda Walawe reservoir this elephant sanctuary is an excellent location to experience these majestic animals.

Cinnamon Island

Visit the extraordinary Cinnamon Islands and enjoy first-hand an unforgettable experience, the peeling of cinnamon by locals, that will leave you breathless.