THINGS TO DO

Talalla is surrounded by lush vegetation and all manner of tropical birdlife where if you are in search of rest and relaxation, you can lay on the beach, take in the sites of local coastal village life and in-dulge in our wellness spa. If you are in the mood for exploration, our staff can help you plan excur-sions to local wildlife sanctuaries in Yala and Udawalawe, or historical sites in Mulkirigala.

Cycling is the best way to experience Sri Lankan culture, sample local cuisine, and discover inter-esting lesser known places. Cycling tours can be planned upon request.

CYCLING TOURS

Whale watching season is from November to April in Mirissa where various types of whales includ-ing Blue Whales, Bryde’s Whales, Sperm Whales and occasionally Killer Whales frequent the wa-ters. Whale watching tours can be planned upon request.

MIRISSA WHALE WATCHING

Leave your troubles behind, and participate in the healing traditions of yoga and meditation in the serenity of Handun Villas where we amplify the all-natural holistic approach to wellness.

YOGA & MEDITATION

The Yala wildlife sanctuary presents visitors with sandy beaches, forests and wetlands. It is home to a variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and butterflies making it the perfect destination for wildlife lovers.

YALA

Known mainly for its elephants, Udawalawe National Park is another popular destination for wildlife lovers. It is home to rare plants and more than a hundred species of butterflies and birds.

UDAWALAWE

Discover the Mulkirigala Raja MahaVihara, sometimes called little Sigiriya for its resemblance to that famous fortress. Built in the third century AD, the temple has seven caves at varying heights containing a plethora of paintings and frescoes telling the stories of the Buddha’s lives.

MULKIRIGALA ROCK TEMPLE

Not far from the Mulkirigala temple is another, featuring a spectacular 160ft statue of the seated Buddha. In the approach to the statue, the temple holds an intricately painted hall featuring the tribu-lations of those who do not reach enlightenment.

WEWURUKANNALA VIHARAYA

Pamper your mind and body with a variety of treatments at our Spa and let yourself unwind. Take your pick from our Wellness packages by contacting our staff.

SPA

Sri Lanka’s first ever Safari Park, a beautiful 500 acre park located in Ridiyagama, Hambantota, has been opened to the public since the 28th of May 2016 and is home to over 22 species of mammals and birds including elephants, leopards and eagles.

Ridiyagama Safari Park

Located on Dondra head, the southernmost point of the island, the Dondra Lighthouse is Sri Lanka’s tallest lighthouse. This location is solely used for sightseeing purposes as the view is simply majestic.

Dondra light house

The Dondra Temple, over a thousand years old, contains breathtaking images of Lord Vishnu as it is the only temple devoted to him. The ‘Esala Festival’, a beloved Lankan celebration in July/ Au-gust, is when a traditional parade takes place that attracts both tourists and locals.

Dondra Temple

Catch those waves with your surf board for some fun on our aquamarine waters. Our staff is happy to schedule surfing lessons with an instructor for beginners.

SURFING

Sri Lankan cuisine is unique with its blend of earthy herbs and spices that leave you craving for more. Cooking sessions can be scheduled with our in-house chef who will guide you through the process with their trademark Sri Lankan hospitality.

* Conditions apply. Prior booking is required. Not included in room rate.

Cook with our chefs