Booking a Single Room
All of our group tours are planned and operated on a twin-share basis, meaning that the standard cost is based either on individual travellers sharing accommodation with another group member of the same sex, or people who book together sharing accommodation.
Please refer to the tour notes where the single room option availability is detailed on a night by night basis for this tour, and the price for the available nights is detailed on the dates & prices tab by departure date.
For Self-Guided trips the Single Room supplement offers the option of a single room each and is charged per person. The Single Room supplement also applies to the third person in a party of three that will be accommodated in a single room.
On premium level tailor-made tours you will stay at comfortable mid-range hotels, chosen for their location, ambiance or local character. Your rooms will be clean and well-appointed, with en suite bathrooms and air-conditioning or heating as necessary. Comfort level hotels normally have restaurants, bars and often other amenities such as a swimming pool and gardens, offering a good level of comfort at a reasonable price.
The Sanctuary at Tissawewa
The Sanctuary at Tissawewa is a colonial property which opened in 1907 and has played host to many important guests including Prime Ministers, Presidents and even Queen Elizabeth II. While the property is comfortable, offering a large verandah, spacious rooms and 11 acres of landscaped gardens, there is an element of faded grandeur which adds to the hotel's charm. The hotel also a spa and restaurant available.
Sigiriya Jungles has a perfect location with views of Lion Rock, spacious gardens, a large pool and a spa. Rooms are modern, comfortable and airy with either a balcony or terrace where guests can relax. There is a variety of dining options available, serving local and Western dishes, and a cocktail bar where you can watch the sun set over Lion Rock.
Far Cry Resort
Far Cry Resort is located just 25km from Wasgomuwa National Park entrance. Being within such close proximity to the park means wildlife and birdlife often come into the gardens. Far Cry is part of a working farm and wandering around the area you will see lots of fruits and vegetables growing. Rooms are basic, yet perfectly adequate for a couple of nights' stay. There is a large pool and restaurant serving local and international cuisine.
Mahaweli Reach Hotel
The Mahaweli Reach Hotel is a large yet elegant hotel located in a scenic location on the banks of the Mahaweli River. The hotel has a range of facilities available including a swimming pool, gym, Ayurvedic spa and a host of dining options including dinner by the river. The rooms are spacious and modern with balconies overlooking the garden, pool or river. The restaurant serves wonderful Si Lankan dishes.
Hill Club, Nuwara Eliya
The Hill Club was built in 1876 as a private club for British gentlemen. A grand colonial building, set in beautiful gardens overlooking tea estates, the design includes large wooden staircases, high ceilings and dramatic fireplaces and is furnished with antiques to retain the traditional feeling. The hotel has a large library stocked with books detailing Sri Lanka's colonial past, as well as a gymnasium, games room and a restaurant serving vegetables from the hotel's kitchen garden. There is a dress code for the formal dining room, requiring men to wear a shirt and tie, women to wear smart clothing. However, there is also a casual dining room with no dress code for a more relaxed feel.
Gal Oya Lodge
A beautifully designed eco-lodge, Gal Oya is located in a wonderful mountain landscape and decorated sympathetically to suit its surroundings. This luxurious jungle hideaway is the perfect place for nature lovers. The bungalow rooms are simply furnished, in keeping with the jungle setting, and situated to make the most of the views. The lodge has a restaurant serving delicious local and international dishes, a bar, swimming pool and a range of excursions.
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort is a large property located just a few minutes from the Elephant Transit Home and a short drive to the national park. Rooms are basic but comfortable. There is a large pool with wet bar, and a relaxed restaurant and bar with outdoor seating. With lush gardens there is a lot of natural wildlife within the resort's grounds, keep an eye out for birdlife, monkeys and lizards.
Calamander Unawatuna Beach Resort
Calamander Unawatuna Beach Resort is a light, bright and modern property located right on the beach. It is a large resort with a number of rooms, a range of bars and restaurants, and three pools, including the glass-fronted Blu Pool which overlooks the beach and sea. Rooms have a balcony or terrace, and Wi-Fi is available too. There are free kayaks and paddleboards which can be borrowed from the resort, or you could arrange yoga lessons, snorkelling or diving trips, or whale watching excursions.