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KumbukRiver Eco-Extraordinaire

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Arundel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were travelling to Yala National Park the following day so we booked Kumbuk as it was (reasonably) close and looked fabulous. We were self-drive so it ended up not being that close but by God it was fabulous. We had booked the ‘Tree Luxuria’ (the website photos don’t do it justice) – absolutely incredible structure in an even more...

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Vlijmen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing, what a stay. What an extra-ordinaire place to stay. We had only one night in the Elephant-house, but enjoyed every minute of it. It has lots of space, even for 8 people and we were a party of 2. It was our first bathroom with a tree growing in it, fantastic. And besides that off course the warm welcoming...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We stayed here in the treehouse for a couple of nights. The owner and staff were incredible and did so much for us. It felt very luxurious having our meals on our own private roof terrace. We loved just lounging on our bed and watching the river. Unfortunately it was raining a lot while we were there so we didn't...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I stayed at the KumbukRiver for 1 day in march with 4 mates. Initial contact with Inoka at the office was fast and easy. I booked the treehouse. Treehouse has two floors. First floor is the room with a massive bed, small sofa, a fridge, tv and dvd player. Room is air conditioned. The bathroom has hot water. Room is...

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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the elephant villa for two nights and had a wonderful experience! The surroundings are spectacular, great service and nice activities. We tried the mudbath, bird safari and a tractor tour around the village and out on the fields. Just a small notice, the kitchen and the staff are located within the elephant villa so if you want...

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I visited Kumbuk River Eco Lodge with my best friend in February, after a long drive this place was what we needed and exceed our expectations. This place is magical, I would visit Sri Lanka again just to stay here a whole week. This place is so isolated from civilization, noise and pollution. You are at complete peace surrounded by...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, as a base for Yala safari however after reading reviews we have decided to go for half day safari only and to explore Kumbuk river area instead. This is not a stay, it is an experience. Our accommodation - tree house, was superb! The view of the river, the room build around the tree,...

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Rooms: We stayed in the Jungle Lorry called "PRIYA". It was a unique experience. Clean place, clean bathrooms, private dining area, aircon and etc... Staff: Very friendly. Just like being home with your loved ones. Activities: You get to experience the real Sri Lankan village life. Nothing is fake. Highly recommended to couples, families and anyone... We will visit Kumbuk...

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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Myself and my husband stayed in this amazing place in 2 nd week of December at Tree Luxuria. Bed was over looking the beautiful Kumbuk river and view was breathtaking. Room was very clean and neat. It was nicely built with two trees inside.It also had a mini fridge. All three meals were mouth watering and served in the upper...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

The place gives unique experience and the staff do their best to provide individual treatment that is tailored to personal preferences. The whole family has a memory that ill never forget. Very special thanks to the lodge manager

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Every time a new guest arrives at our green haven off the beaten-track, ‘mother nature’ prides with joy. Naturally, the staff at KumbukRiver shares the honor of hosting you to a holiday at one with nature, should you decide to come. Welcome to a world where time stands still and beauty surrounds you. KumbukRiver is nestled on the banks of Kumbukkan River, just outside the sleepy village of Dambeyaya, some 260kms south-east of Colombo. The other side of the river is the buffer zone of Yala National Park, Sri Lanka’s foremost wildlife sanctuary. The river, which springs out in the central hills of Sri Lanka, meanders through the twin wildlife reserves of Yala and Kumana Bird Park, entering the sea off the famous surfing beach of Arugam Bay. KumbukRiver offers unparalleled vistas of absolute river-front seclusion for guests who want to relax and unwind. ... more   less 

Additional Information about KumbukRiver Eco-Extraordinaire

Address: Buttala 07, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Uva Province > Buttala
Price Range: $140 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“If you are a couple, the Tree Luxuria is absolutely amazing”
797colinw, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Treehouse has amazing views and Aircon. Elephant Villa and the lorry are unique.”
A-Man90, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tree Luxuira is the best for a couple. Lorry room is also fine but not spacious as Tree luxuira.”
732tanyam, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Luxury Tree House”
494ahmedh, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The lorry was a romantic perfect spot for us as a couple”
padric1, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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