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Elkaduwa, Matale 21000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a place where you can enjoy with your family while you are spending the time with your loved ones. You can even cook your own meal by bringing the necessary goods. It has a spectacular view. Route to get there is bit tough...More

Thank Kasun P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an ideal place to spend the day, surrounded with lush green and blue water.Stunning activities will keep you and the kids busy throughout the day.

Thank Mohamed H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Nice place to walk around and have fun with friends and family - It is a long journey - but you can drive to the top. Last few kilometers - the road is not that good - and you need to drive carefully- They have...More

1  Thank Anush N
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I always recomend to you that is a very beautiful place for to you all.very chilling place with lot of activities with boat ride also.

1  Thank sherry_dissa
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

It's really worth to visit there , but journey is little bit difficult but end result with over with very nice views , you will have stunning views over there. Amazing

1  Thank MikeJuliya
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I decided not to visit this place until they construct the road. My vehicle damaged badly.... believe or not one case is dust in AC. I recommend only 4wd vehicles or your foot only if you are so dust resisted. With the current condition I...More

1  Thank SanjeewaniVipulasiri
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The road leading to the lake takes a little time along the curves and bumps in the middle of the tea estate. Once arrived at the mid station the usual tickets have to be purchased at the counter. Rudeness is tradition in Sri Lanka at...More

Thank PatrickPerera
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We’ve in this so called heaven lake. It was a magnificent place and very nice weather. The entry fee was 1000rs/person. U can bring your things and do BbQ if you want. Also, there is boat tour in the lake but the tuk tuk drivers...More

1  Thank QusaiA101
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We started our journey from Kandy. (around 9.00am) our root was Kandy to Wattegama via Katugasthota , from Wattegeama you have to take the Elkaduwa root. from Elkaduwa it is only 2 1/2km to Sembuwatte Estate. We went on a bike. A jeep, a 4*4...More

1  Thank Sashini A
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This place hideaway from Matale town. also its bit difficult to get to this place as the roads are not well maintained you need a 4X4 or a higher vehicle to travel to this place easily but however other vehicles can also travel and its...More

1  Thank srilankadrivemytrip
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27 July 2018|
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Response from Sashini A | Reviewed this property |
Yeah there's a pool filling with fresh natural water, and yeah you can enjoy it.
9 May 2018|
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Response from Hemantha perera p | Reviewed this property |
One night is enough. But if you came early, you can leave before getting dark.Travel time from Matale take 01 hour.(CAR NOT RECOMMENDED) THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST
Shashika R
7 November 2017|
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Response from Steve J | Reviewed this property |
get a bus to wattegama or Elkaduwa. Elkaduwa is the best option. if you took wattegama you have to catch Elkaduwa bus again. you can't reach the lake by bus. more than 2-3km walk or taxi