Arika Villa

Rated 8.6 in 126 reviews. 9 rooms.


Deviating from the main A9 roadway which connects Kandy and Dambulla, one comes across a path surrounded by a lush natural forest leading to one of the most unique and secluded getaway spots in the serenity of rural Sri Lanka – Arika. Named after the serene and intricate water lily, Arika is a peaceful boutique hotel set amidst landscaped gardens by a confluence where a gently flowing stream meets a gushing river.
Arika has been designed with great respect to nature with minimal impact on the surrounding natural environment.
The Nine well-appointed rooms with balconies/verandahs overlooking the water stream, provides much privacy. All rooms are fully equipped with modern facilities and provides for complete rest and relaxation.
Arika is a convenient base to explore the ancient heritage sites of the Cultural Triangle and the historic cave temple of Dambulla, is just one kilometer away. The magnificent Sigirya Rock Fortress, ancient kingdoms of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa – all UNESCO World Heritage sites are also located about 30 minutes to an hour away. Wildlife Enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the jungles of Minneriya & Kaudulla National Parks located just 45 minutes away.

Welcoming guests with an outdoor swimming pool and sauna facilities, Arika overlooks peaceful greenery views. Guests enjoy comfortable guestrooms with air conditioning and a private terrace.

Located within a 10-minute drive from Dambulla town, the property is also 25 km from Sigiriya Rock Fortress and a 3.5-hour drive to Bandaranaike International Airport.

Rooms at Arika are clean and comfortable. They are painted in warm orange tones and furnished with a flat-screen cable TV, seating area and wardrobe. Bathroom facilities are en suite include hot-water showers.

Guests can enjoy a good karaoke session or organize a barbeque. Arika’s 24-hour front desk can assist with travel arrangements and airport shuttle services are available at a surcharge.

Local Sri Lankan dishes can be enjoyed at the in-house restaurant. For alternative dining options, room service is available and breakfast can be served in the room upon request.

Available Rooms

2 guests




Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Arika Villa

  1. Arika Villa

    13 m from hotel

  2. Sri Lankan Cafe

    1.0 km from hotel

  3. gangula

    1.3 km from hotel
    Kandy Jaffna Hwy

  4. Perera & Sons

    7.2 km from hotel

  5. Dambulla Cave Temple

    7.3 km from hotel
    Dambulla Cave Temple

  6. Mango Mango

    9.6 km from hotel
    641 Anuradhapura Road

  7. Food City

    9.6 km from hotel
    Kandy Road