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Diyabubula, the Barberyn Art & Jungle Hideaway

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Kalundewa Road, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
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“water villa”(3 reviews)
“private lodge”(3 reviews)
“resident artist”(2 reviews)
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Diyabubula, the Barberyn Art & Jungle Hideaway, consists of five beautiful villas, located near the town of Dambulla, in central Sri Lanka. Renowned Sri Lankan artist Laki Senanayake designed the place as a hideaway and water garden. We share this beautiful oasis with Laki as he...
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Kalundewa Road, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

It iis a very nice and quiet place in a jungle with an excellent service. The artist living there is very friendly he showd us his extensive art work in many fields and you can see his work all around. Thank you..

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Response from Nadeeka R, Marketing Team at Diyabubula, the Barberyn Art & Jungle HideawayResponded 12 June 2018

Dear HD, Appreciate your review. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you state our surrounds are all inspired by Laki's artistic splendour. Thank you for staying at Diyabubula Team Barberyn

Reviewed 3 June 2018

Jungle Hideaway is a true description of this very special property - created by the wonderful artist/sculptor Laki Senanyeka. We were welcomed by Usman the manager and installed in a luxurious water villa surrounded by magnificent jungle. The property is next door to a monastery...More

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Response from Nadeeka R, Marketing Team at Diyabubula, the Barberyn Art & Jungle HideawayResponded 12 June 2018

Dear Val H, Appreciate your review and we are happy to know that you enjoyed the stay. Diyabubula is a great window to watch and enjoy the beauty of nature and the birds, the monkeys in their natural habitat. It is also a gallery displaying...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

A totally immersive, unique place to stay with a style and originality all of its own. We only stayed one night but regretted not staying longer. The food was excellent and the staff brilliant - attentive not intrusive and there was a calm efficiency to...More

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Response from Nadeeka R, Marketing Team at Diyabubula, the Barberyn Art & Jungle HideawayResponded 2 April 2018

Dear Cathmaxstuart, We are happy to know you had a great stay. Diyabubula is a composition of Laki’s multi faceted creativity. Every element with its intricate detailing adds artistic splendour. Our staff strives to provide the best service to make your stay memorable and comfortable....More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

A wonderful natural hideaway tucked into the jungle yet with every little luxury considered. Its artistic visionary and creators energy lives on in this little piece of tranquility. The team are always on hand to help with anything you need. It really was one of...More

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Response from Nadeeka R, Marketing Team at Diyabubula, the Barberyn Art & Jungle HideawayResponded 15 March 2018

Dear SarahMorganFreeman, We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Diyabubula is a very unique place, which the renowned Sri Lankan artist Laki Senanayake designed as a hideaway to compliment his water garden. Therefore, every element compliment each other. Thank you for staying at...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is like no other place - yes a real jungle hideaway created with such imagination by Laki the resident artist and full of amazing artworks and images The water villas are spacious and have all the necessary amenities The staff are polite discrete and...More

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Response from Nadeeka R, Marketing Team at Diyabubula, the Barberyn Art & Jungle HideawayResponded 14 March 2018

Dear Petesaund, We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Diyabubula is a unique creation where architecture, art and mother nature seamlessly blends with each other. Our staff, the food we serve all add serenity to the service we offer you....More

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Dakshina G
27 March 2017|
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Response from kofty | Property representative |
You can find them at the bottom of the Diyabubula website, just use the Google map there and you'll get your directions.
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LCNYNL
21 November 2016|
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There is no swimming pool on the property, and bathing in the ponds does not look like a good idea.
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"Every room is individually built so please inquire."
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"Ask for an over the water villa"
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