Das Hotel allgemein
The Rainforest Ecolodge, Deniyaya has been designed to preserve and provide a sensational experience of the forest habitat in all its glory.
The symbiotically blended forest environs to comfort and privacy tendering the best possible commune with nature. Environmentally-friendly alfresco room, observation deck, lounge and meeting room form key components within each unit. Guests can also enjoy the spellbinding view from any part of the lodge.
The Rainforest Ecolodge thrives on a five hundred-acre division of the Enselwatte Tea Estate bordering the South-eastern side of the Sinharaja Rainforest, with forest reserve.
The colourful, breathtaking opera of endangered ‘local culture’ can now play every day to the concert perch of the open viewing deck.
Die Lage des Hotels
The Rainforest Ecolodge is situated in the Sinharaja Division of the Enselwatte Estate in Deniyaya. This plot of previously cultivated tea land borders the south-western fringe of the Sinharaja forest reserve. Sinharaja rainforest is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site inscribed in 1988. The Sinharaja is also a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and a Biodiversity Hotspot as designated by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). All these titles highlight the importance of the forest reserve and hence the location of the Ecolodge in terms of its biodiversity as well as its fragility. In selecting this location, the importance of committing to the conservation of its surroundings and promoting the cause through its development and operations.
The Ensalwatta Estate, which is managed by the Mathurata Plantations Limited. The area has a perennial wet climate and it approximately 900 – 1000 meters above the sea level.
Zimmer / Unterbringung im Hotel
Conforming to a world renowned ecotourism concept, each Chalet is architecturally designed using 2 1/2 recycled shipping containers and is perched on stilts above the tea patch. The interior is ideally decorated with recycled bamboo paneling while the floor and private deck resemble recycled railway sleepers.
Each chalet consists of a bedroom, a washroom, a living area and a private deck.
Sport und Unterhaltung
Experience the real beauty of nature and gain the opportunity of a lifetime to catch a glimpse of rare flora and fauna from the comfort of our eco hotel in Sri Lanka. Explore the lush green forest and marvel at the mystery that surrounds the jungles. We offer you experienced and well trained guides that could take you through challenging trails and they could educate you on the many endemic species, flora and fauna that call Sinharaja home.