Situated in the Puttalam District of the North Western Province of Sri Lanka. The Grove is set in the centre of a 50 acre Coconut Estate 5 kilometres from the town of Puttlam. Two hours from Colombo International Airport and En-route to the Cultural Triangle (the.ancient sites at Sigiriya, Anuradhapura and Dambulla.

     

Anuradhapura (1 hour's drive) UNESCO World Heritage Site

Hidden away in dense jungle this sacred city was established in the 3 rd century B.C. It flourished for 1,300 years and was abandoned after an invasion in 993 in favour of Polonnaruwa. The splendid site, once the capital of Ceylon, with its palaces, monasteries and monuments is one of the principal shrines of Buddhism.

 

   

 

Wilpattu National Park (45mins drive)

Wilpattu National Park is Sri Lanka's largest wildlife park. The unique feature of this park is the existence of “willus” – natural, sand-rimmed basins or depressions that fill with rainwater and serve as watering holes for the wildlife. These are surrounded by grassy plains and set within scrub jungle. It is an unspoilt game park where leopards, elephants, sloth bears, water buffalo and spotted dear can be seen.

Kalpitiya (20 minutes drive)

Famous for Kite surfing with winds at an average of 18-20 knots during the season. On one side is the Indian Ocean and on the other side is Kalpitiya Lagoon.

When the seas calm Snorkelling around the Bar Reef is an amazing and beautiful experience. Kalpitiya is one of the best spots to watch Dolphins and Whales in Sri Lanka. It is an area of natural beauty remarkably untouched by tourism with miles of sandy beaches and clear blue water.

 

     

 

                               

 

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