Here, at Hotel Sudu Araliya, your amazing accommodation experience is not simply limited to the comforts within the hotel. We also offer a collection of unique outdoor activities to ensure that you are able to enjoy your time at the historic city of Polonnaruwa to the fullest.
Nothing spells relaxation than cooling off in the swimming pool while taking in the stunning view of the lake beyond. Of course, for those who are travelling with kids, the kids pool is a great option to let the little ones join in the fun.
Sri Lanka is world renowned for its bio diversity and indigenous fauna. Be sure to save some time for some bird watching as the Polonnaruwa area offers a wide selection of rare bird species for avid ornithologists.
Boating is one of the most popular activities for the visitors to amazing Polonnaruwa. Don't forget to book a boating trip to enjoy the lovely waters of Parakrama Reservoir.
Fishing trips are also among the most popular of activities in this historic city. A fishing trip will offer all you fishing enthusiasts a chance to sit back and enjoy some of nature's finest gifts.
Trips to Nearby Historic Towns
A trip to witness the cultural marvels of Sri Lanka is not complete without a trip to Anuradhapura, Sigiriya and Dambulla. Be sure to take the full tour of Sri Lanka's marvellous historic attractions while staying here, at Hotel Sudu Araliya, Polonnaruwa. .
Can you think of a better travelling mode, other than an Elephant Safari to experience a true Sri Lankan spirit, in a true Sri Lankan village? I guess not. Come explore the majestic wonders of Polonnaruwa by engaging yourself in a refreshing Elephant Safari experience, while enjoying your stay at Hotel Sudu Araliya
Minneriya National Park
Located between Habarana and POLONNARUWA, the 8890 hectares of MINNERIYA NATIONAL PARK is an ideal eco tourism location in Sri Lanka . The park consists of mixed evergreen forest and scrub areas and is home to Sri Lanka 's favourites such as sambar deer, leopards and elephants.
Kaudulla National Park
Opened in 2002 just before the massive Wilpattu reopened, KAUDULLA NATIONAL PARK is Sri Lanka's newest national park, wildlife reserve and eco tourism attraction. Situated around the ancient Kaudulla tank, the national park provides a 6656 hectare elephant corridor, only 6 km from off the main Habarana - Trincomalee road.
Wasgamuwa National Park
The center of the attraction is herds of Elephants up to 150. The best time to enjoy the sight of large herds is during November to May. In the rest of the year the elephants tend to migrate to nearby Minneriya and Kaudulla National Parks.
Other wildlife includes Purple faced langur monkeys, wild boar, sambar and spotted deer, buffalo and rarely sighted leopards and sloth bears.Among the reptiles are water monitor, mugger crocodile, estuarine crocodile and python (Python Molurus).