An oasis amidst a forgotten land!


Being one of the preeminent hotels near Polonnaruwa, Hotel Sudu Araliya lies on the quaint banks of the Parakrama Reservoir bordered by a lush patch of wilderness. It is also in proximity to the country’s most famed attractions such as the Sigiriya Rock fortress, Gal Vihara, Minneriya National Park, and many others. Owing to its ideal and idyllic location, guests could easily partake in many excursions and leisure activities from the resort as well.


Attractions – Being one of the ancient capital’s in Sri Lanka that was established during the conquest of Chola invaders, Polonnaruwa is a city that is drenched in History. From megalithic monuments, expansive reservoirs to well-preserved ruins things to see and experience here are aplenty!

Getting There – You could reach Polonnaruwa in several ways the most prominent ones being, bus, train, and via taxi. Though the fastest way you could reach here is by taxi, it could cost you a lot. Travelling by bus is a bit tedious – it is generally the least expensive method. A train ride is an ideal option for which the journey takes you through scenic routes and is quite comfortable if you book your seats in advance.

The Weather – Even though, Polonnaruwa is located in the dry zone of Sri Lanka it receives adequate rain during both of the monsoon seasons. The region has high humidity levels during the dryer months and could be hot during the daytime so make sure that you wear light breathable clothing during excursions.

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