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Agadir, Morocco
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The idea of the house was great but unfortunately .. we were not so happy ! we did not get sheets only blankets ! the smell of them was not very clean ! any cleaning was done during our stay in the room, the bathroom and the outdoor place ... the people working there was not very nice ...one of...

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Thank Nat l
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have slept in the house tree which was lovely. Staff very kind, polite and helpful. The restaurant is very good and not expensive. Perfect for relaxing time and for being in contact with nature. I would definitely recommend this place!

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BoB-SriLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Dear Moreno, Thank you for your review and for sharing your experience with other travelers. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala, including the tree house, the food and the contact with nature. Welcome back at the Back of Beyond, in one of our eco lodges in Sri Lanka. Kind regards, The BoB-team

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a gorgeous place to stay whilst exploring Sri Lanka. The accommodation is unique and beautiful.. You feel like you're really in the heart of the countryside.. Tucked away in the woods. The room was simple but beautiful.. An outdoor bathroom made you feel a part of nature (but still had everything you need in a comfortable bathroom). The...

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BoB-SriLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in the Back of Beyond at Pidurangala, including the close to nature feeling, the comfort and the food. We hope to be able to welcome you back at one of our beautiful eco lodges in Sri Lanka. Kind regards, The BoB-team

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hosts took good care of us. Good food based on our requests. They arranged a early morning bird walk and also a night walk to see the the slender loris. Overall, enjoyed the stay in the jungle. This was a good location to go to Mineriya national park and other tourist destinations around the north east of the island.

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BoBLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Thank you for th efeedback and for sharing your experience. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala, including the food, the jungle and the loris. Welcome back, The BoB-team

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 February 2017

It was a great experience during the stay in pidurnagala. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We went for Lankan meals and it was delicious and portions were quite big. I should thank Mr Ananda one of the old employees who helped me a lot when my car battery had ran down early in the morning on the day of...

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BoBLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Dear Ricco, Thank you for your nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in the Back of Beyond in Sigiriya, including the breath-taking view from Pidurangala Rock. Hope to see you again in our other eco lodges. Welcome back! Kind regards, The BoB-team

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here as it was mentioned that it was walking distance to the rock Sigiriya. It became apparent that the walk was quite long so we had to drive. The tree house accommodation was adequate for a place in the jungle except for the hot water which ran out. The meals supplied were tasty and the staff friendly. If...

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BoBLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Back of Beyond in Sigiriya. Have you also seen our other beautiful eco lodges? Kind regards, The BoB-team

Reviewed 12 January 2017

An amazing tree house experience, living very close to nature. Hot water dependent on solar energy so early morning showers a bit Luke warm, and you may find the odd lizard in your bathroom. Definitely a holiday for animal lovers with hundreds of elephants and other wildlife in the nearby reserves but also an amazing cultural experience , including the...

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BoBLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala, including the wildlife, food and service. We hope to see you again at the Back of Beyond. Have you also seen our other beautiful eco lodges? Kind regards, The BoB-team

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife stayed two nights here. After an initial surprise when we realized how much eco and jungle this was, we came to love the place. Yes, there are mosquitos, ants, lizards etc in the room, yes, it can be scary to go to the toilet at night since it is outdoors (ensuite to the room, but open...

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BoBLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Dear Are, Thank you so much for your nice review. We are glad you enjoyed the Back of Beyond - experience: nature, service and comfort. We hope to welcome you back for more time close to nature. Have you also seen our other beautiful eco lodges? Kind regards, The BoB - team

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Back of Beyond delivers a great back to nature experience. It's as wild as you can get in sigiriya and so close to the Lion Rock too. Only letdown is the kitchen staff's unwillingness to go beyond the basic toast and egg breakfast despite a menu that promised much more.

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BoBLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Dear Hongwong, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Pidurangala. We will make sure that we can always also serve a typical Sri Lankan breakfast. We hope we can welcome you back soon, have you also seen our other beautiful eco lodges? Kind regards, The BoB-team

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I spent two nights in an tree house in the middle of a jungle. It felt like being in an actual jungle on a mountain, it was an extraordinary experience also for my children and my wife . The breakfast is an english traditional breakfast and the dinner is Sri Lankan food. Do not miss it!!

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BoBLanka, Public Relations Manager at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, responded to this review

Dear Francesco, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you and your family enjoyed the stay with us at Back of Beyond. We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year, The BoB-team

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the Cultural Triangle and within 5 minutes from the Sigiriya World Heritage Site, Back of Beyond Pidurangala is situated in a lovely unfenced 4 acre forest, a mere 5 minutes from the Sigiriya Rock. Offering you the best of rustic charm together with modern comforts, this retreat is a perfect base to explore the natural environment and cultural heritage of Sri Lanka. Each of the 3 tastefully furnished cottages, each with its own verandah, is designed to maximise the impact of the surrounding forest. A 3 bedroom bungalow is also available for larger groups. The retreat offers many activities including bird watching, hiking, cycling and excursions to Minneriya National Park, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla, Ritigala etc. Renowned for its excellent service from a friendly and caring staff, it's no wonder guests keep returning to Back of Beyond Pidurangala. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Back of Beyond - Pidurangala

Address: Kurulu Uyana, Vihara Mawatha | Pidurangala, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya
Price Range: $95 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Back of Beyond - Pidurangala 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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