About Us

Built in different stages, Ambalama Leisure Lounge at Ihala Hanwella, Hanwella on the Highlevel Road, began as an eco-friendly boutique hotel with 14 cottages in January 2000. The hotel cum rest pavilion designed to provide the much needed break to weary traveler from a long and arduous journey.

  • Location: Hanwella, Sri Lanka
  • Area: 6 acres
  • Distance from Colombo: 29 Km ( 1 hour drive )
  • Distance from Airport: 59 Km ( 2 hour drive )

Ambalama, Specially designed for the clients who enjoy and appreciate the Sri Lankan culture and tradition. Also for those who like eco-friendly surrounding, where they could purchase a traditional and healthy meal. We considered about the foreign travelers who wish to educate about Sri Lankan life style, architecture, design, culture and tradition. The hotel has a restaurant, restaurant bar, public bar, traditional swimming pool, meeting halls, cottages, gym, children play area, indoor / outdoor games, materials which builds this boutique hotel is freely available in this area. 

We provide for overnight stay in aesthetically designed Cottages / Rooms built among lush green vegetation interspaced with naturally occurring water ponds. The Cottages / Rooms resemble village cottages of our forefathers engaged in traditional professions or crafts.

The day tour packages include visit to the Seethawaka botanical gardens and free entrance to the Leisure world water park. The tour also includes a boat ride on the Kelani River. We offer all modern facilities for seminars, workshops and other functions and therefore our hotel is patronized by leading establishments not only for such functions but also for company picnics and family outings.

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