Sri Lanka - shining island in the ocean
In many ancient legends Sri Lanka is compared to paradise. In fact there is hardly a more beautiful place to spend a holiday or for a treatment at a health resort. Relax and get well again in a wonderful and warm surrounding. Enjoy fresh tropical fruit and the abundance of nature, discover beautiful beaches and waterfalls, the green rolling hills of tea plantations, gems and elephants.
Meet the charming and friendly people of Sri Lanka and experience the incredible diversity of the country.
We recommend to start or to end your stay with a round trip in order to experience the fascination of this country.
There are many places of interest in the close surrounding of Beruwela. During your stay there is a lot to discover in the afternoons. Beruwela itself is a nice little town at the south-west coast with a fishing harbour and Sri Lanka ’s oldest mosque.
Seetharama Ayurveda Resort offers number of unique excursions in the area which can be completed within one day while getting treatments with us.
Below are the list of excursions that can be done while at Seetharama Ayurveda Resort.
- Brief Garden
This park, that once belonged to artist Bewis Bawa (died 1992), is like an enchanted garden Eden.
- A boat trip on the Bentota River
Spend an afternoon on a boat gliding peacefully through the lush, green mangrove forest on either side of the Bentota River and discover Sri Lankan wild life.
- The lighthouse island
Take a little boat trip from Beruwela to the lighthouse island, only a few hundred yards from the shore. From the lighthouse you have a fabulous view to the mainland.
- Galle Fort, a historical gem by the sea
It is best to discover Galle by walking along the walls of the old Galle fort, which surround the old town. Its centre is like an open air museum. Colonial buildings by the Dutch and Portuguese create the very special atmosphere in Galle- a must for every tourist
- Madu River boat safari
The Madu Ganga (river) is a shallow water body in south-west Sri Lanka, which enters the sea at Balapitiya. Together with the smaller Randombe Lake, to which it is connected by two narrow channels, it forms the Madu Ganga wetland. Its estuary and the many mangrove islets on it constitute a complex coastal wetland ecosystem.
- Nuwara Eliya - The town above the clouds
Now here else in Sri Lanka the British colonial time seems to be more alive than in Nuwara Eliya. Until the present day it is very “hip” to spend the hot monsoon months in the cool mountain air.
- Horton Plains - Through the fog to Worlds End
Very interesting are the Horton Plains, a plateau with the last tropical high and cloud forests. Venturous people enjoy the spectacular panoramic view at the border of Worlds End
- Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village, 13 km (8.1 mi) northeast of Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. Pinnawala has the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2011, there were 88 elephants, including 39 males and 49 females from 3 generations, living in Pinnawala.
The orphanage was founded to care and protect the many orphaned unweaned wild elephants found wandering in and near the forests of Sri Lanka.
- Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery
Out of the seven existing sea turtle varieties that exist today, five are found in Sri Lanka; the Hawksbill, the Green Turtle, the Loggerhead, the Leatherback and the Olive Ridley.
- Hikkaduwa Beach
Enjoy with Diving and Snorkeling. One of most popular beach directed to down south Sri Lanka. Most famous place for weiving live coral.
- Whale & Dolphin watching
The world's largest blue whale colony is in Mirissa, Sri Lanka. Hundreds of the blue whales are gathering in Indian ocean.