Bungalow | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Tropical bungalow built in the midst of a coconut plantation.
The garden of 1 Ha. is tastefully landscaped with tropical flowers fruit trees ,inhabited by birds and other friendly animals like monkeys,squirrels, mongoose that can be admired from it's open terraces. Diversity in fauna & flora itself is worth a stop at Aranga-La.
Rents whole bungalow on self catering basis for maximum of 6 guests.
Bungalow is approved by the Standards & Quality Assurance of Sri Lanka Tourism.
Best value for your money you can find near Colombo.
Homagama is a suburban market town situated on the A4 which is the longest national highway in Sri Lanka (430 km), 20 km from the city of Colombo in the western province of Sri Lanka.
Homagama is also the Gateway to the south; Southern Express Way (E1) is located just 2 km from the town centre.
Easy access to all the popular beach resorts on the west coast such as Kalutara (51 km), Bentota (58 km), Hikkaduwa (91 km) & Galle (101 km) can be reached in less than an hour by the southern highway.
From Homagama you can do day excursions to Pinnawala (Elephant orphanage), Rathnapura (city of gems) or any popular beach resort in the West coast comfortably.
One of the famous beach hotels in Colombo, the Mount Lavinia Beach Hotel (ex Ceylon Governors residence) with it's splendid colonial architecture, magnificent pool, private beach and the Governors restaurant are all yours to enjoy as day clients and can save substantially on room rate by being (email hidden)ose by is the Kelaniya Buddhist temple( 12 km). At this historic temple a procession known as 'The Duruthu Perahera'' (Kelani Procession) is held on the pre - full moon day and the full moon day of the month of January every year.
Get on the Kelani valley (K.V line) train for a memorable joy ride that will take you through scenic landscapes of paddy fields,rubber plantations, stopping at sleepy villages up to Avissawella once known as the hub of tea & rubber trade. From there it will take less than an hour to get to Kitulgala, popular for rafting and adventure sports where the famous movie ' The bridge on the river Kwai' by David Lean was set
Bicycles are available and free.
A 6 seater Toyota Landcruiser ( not a new & fancy one though) can be rented with chauffeur if requested.
If you are interested in learning about Srilankan culture, cuisine,history, art while enjoying true Srilankan hospitality, then staying at Aranga-La bungalow is the best option for you. We will do our best to meet your requirement, fulfill your wishes and make your stay at Aranga-La memorable and worth while.
An additional adjoining bungalow can also be proposed if required.
GPS: Latitude 6°50'27.43N Longitude: 79°59'41.73E
Property Type: Standard Family Bungalow
Location Type: Semi-urban
Rental basis: Per property
Accommodation Type: Self-catering
The bungalow completely refurbished in 2011.
Nearest Airport : Bandaranayake International Airport at 45 Kilometres
Nearest Train : Homagama hospital train halt at 800 Metres
Nearest Motorway : Makumbura at 2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach : Mount Lavinia at 14 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub : Homagama town at 1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf : Colombo at 17 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant : Homagama town at 1 Kilometres
Car: available on demand
Size:Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach:Mount Lavinia, 1
Will consider:Long lets
Access:Car not necessary
Nearest amenities: 200m
Family friendly & Suitable for children of all ages
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
From the airport to the bungalow allow 45 minuits drive.
To colombo city limits 14kms from Homagama.
Taxis, buses, trains are available and easy to find.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Mount Lavinia 14 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Western Province region
The Western province of Srilanka is the hub of the economy of the country.
Though rapidly changing, you still find familys like ours who have been living on the same land over generations, seen things
changing and revolving around but resisting the new world order.
We can afford to do that because of our autonomy, closely knit familly life, and being able to isolate us with enough land area as bumper.
We are very rear people who grow our own rice on our own land in Homagama.
We can recount you how it was 50 years ago, who was who and how it gradualy changed.
At Aranga-La, You still can walk out in to the midst of a city and in a short time insulate your self in a coconut palm fringed
garden when you had enough.
Aranga-La is a unic experience for the curious traveler.
Bi-weekly market, hiking,river kayaking , cycling,and enjoying a sea bath at Mount Lavinia beach is some of the stuff you can do any time and any day while at Aranga-La.
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16 Apr 2014
"Unforgettable memories !!!"
The service was excellent from the beginning until the end. When we arrived we were welcomed with coconuts by the manager "Raja" and the gardener "Nihal". During our stay, we shared with them and their family unforgettable moments. We miss them!
The house is large and spacious, able to accommodate a large families (there are three bedrooms), comfortable and very nicely decorated. There is a large garden which is a paradise for the animals. Every mornings we had breakfast with monkeys, it was fabulous!
The accommodation is well served by public transport : you can reach Colombo, Galle, the beaches very easily.
Raja and Nihal are at your disposal to make your nicest stay possible!
It is definitely the best place to discover the Sri Lankans people's way of life!
Many thanks for your kind words!
Regards, from Raja & Nihal.
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