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Reinvent your vacation with us
Sometimes even the most treasured holiday traditions need a shake up. Whether you are planning a family vacation, a reunion, a girls or guys weekend out, an office retreat or even a second honeymoon - a trip to Dumbanagala Chalet is a great way to make new memories that last a lifetime. The best thing about a vacation at Dumbanagala Chalet is you can tailor it to take you to exhilarating highs or a totally relaxing rejuvenation.
An Oasis in the Mountains
Cradled by the rugged Knuckles mountain range, Dumbanagala Chalet offers an utterly unique wilderness escape. Infused with breath taking beauty, blissful tranquility and mysticism, the chalet channels nature's healing energy and offers a path to harmonize mind, body and soul. Beyond the chalet awaits a host of life changing experiences. Whether you choose to explore the living, breathing cloud forests, plunge into the depths of crystal clear rock pools, let the cascading waterfalls wash over you or simply lie in a hammock and gaze into the endless vistas during the day or a starlit sky in the night, you are guaranteed to leave the Knuckles forever changed.
Enjoy a Serene and intimate stay in the cloud forest
ChaletElegant simplicity is the essence of the Chalet. The rooms at the Chalet give a one of a kind experience which is both relaxing and comforting. The perfectly designed interior and the spacious rooms in the Chalet offers an exceptional view of the knuckles from its private balconies and Terrace. The Chalet offers a wide array of rooms consisting of Single, Double, Triple and Family rooms with attached bathrooms that will cater to all your vacation needs with your loved ones. Come indulge in a living space that feels as intimate as home, yet offers all the trimmings of a five star getaway.
CottageCozy, comfortable and tastefully appointed cottage is the newest addition to our offering. With two double rooms and a family room, cottage makes an ideal getaway for a small group. The cottage is set amid lush cardamom plantation and macadamia trees and offers panoramic wilderness views.
Delight your palate with flavorful cuisine that bursts with bright colors and healthy nutrients.
Sri Lanka's traditional foods are presented with local flair and intense flavors. Farm to table ingredients are expertly prepared and served in our dining room that has breath taking views of the Dumbara Valley creating an awe inspiring and romantic setting to enjoy a scrumptious meal.
The Mountains are calling....Do you want to rejuvenate your soul, challenge your body, and calm your mind... then take a hike in nature and witness a thousand miracles. Whether a trek through the woods, a strenuous mountain climb or just a simple stroll through the windy forest road.....Dumbanagala Chalet acts as a gateway to many daring, thrilling and exhilarating hiking trails dotted around the great Knuckles wilderness. The Chalet greets you with a curated selection of options to help you craft your next hiking adventure.
Explore the beauty of Sri Lankan Heritage
Travel is the spark that fires up a craving for bold adventures, thoughtful introspections and unique experiences. Dumbanagala Chalet will make an ideal base for visiting these historical, archeological, cultural and natural heritage sites that will enhance your vacation experience.
Mahiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya
The first Stupa of ancient Sri Lanka and believed to be the site of Gautama Buddha's first visit to the country. It is also one of the 16 sacred Buddhist religious sites in Sri Lanka.
Wasgamuwa National Park
This 5th largest national park is famous for its large wild elephant population. Up to a 150 elephant heard can be seen between the months of November to May in the afternoon hours. The park is also a sanctuary for 143 species of birds. The Buduruwayaya reclining buddha ruins estimated to be 1800 years old are also found inside the park.
Dambana Vedda Tribes
Dambana is a village closer to the town of Mahiyangana and known as the refuge of the indigenous Vedda people. A visit to the village gives great insight into the traditions, lifestyle and the language of the Vedda people.
Randenigala/Victoria Dams & Reservoirs
Victoria dam is the tallest arch type dam and has the largest hydroelectric power station in the country. Randenigala reservoir created by the Rantambe dam is one of the largest reservoirs in the country. Wild elephants are spotted along the reservoir very often.