Palm Stone Retreat, Kitulgala
About Palm Stone Retreat, Kitulgala
Palmstone Retreat is a Luxurious small hotel that offers exclusive 5 star experiences with luxury accommodation, unparalleled fine dining options and the ultimate in comfort and privacy. This exquisite hideaway is set in lush natural forests, overlooking a picturesque flowing stream, complete with a cascading waterfall. A tranquil haven for relaxation, the Palmstone Retreat is your home away from home. Tucked away silently, 2.5kms from Kitulgala on a secluded ten acre location halfway between Colombo and the Central Hills/Nuwara Eliya. This Luxurious small hotel redefines the paradigm of luxury and excellence in service which makes it an ideal choice whether you are travelling for business or leisure.
Location of Palm Stone Retreat, Kitulgala
Palmstone Resort is situated in Kitulgala, a small town in the south western zone of Sri Lanka, which is approximately 95 km (2 hour drive) from Colombo. Situated halfway on the scenic main road between Colombo and the Central Highlands/Nuwara Eliya, Kitulgala is ideal for travellers looking for adventure and relaxation amidst nature.
Accommodation at Palm Stone Retreat, Kitulgala
Luxury, style and personality spells out of the ordinary which characterizes all our rooms that opens every door onto the pristine natural beauty of Kitulgala. Inspired by local architecture, the three luxury chalets at Palmstone Retreat blend into their natural surroundings and combine sophisticated comforts and tasteful interiors. Each chalet has two stunning room types – Nelum and Araliya, which are 5 star rooms designed to ensure absolute privacy and luxurious comfort.
Facilities at Palm Stone Retreat, Kitulgala
Free WiFi access is available throughout the property. The spacious and bright air-conditioned rooms have flat-screen cable TV and seating area with sofa. The restaurant offers both international and local cuisine Guests can enjoy a romantic dining experience on the private deck overlooking the waterfall. Room service is available.
White water rafting
Kithulgala is the main white water rafting destination in Sri Lanka. Rafting along the Kelani River is a thrilling activity, which can be enjoyed by all levels of competency. The upper section of the river has 5 major rapids, which are more suitable for experienced rafters, while 4 minor rapids (Grade 3) are located in the lower section of the river, which are ideal for beginners and intermediate rafters. White water rafting on the Kelani River is suitable for anyone who is 10+ years old, and comes with safety gear, life jackets, modern rafts and a comprehensive briefing by experienced rafting instructors prior to each session.
Hiking enthusiasts of all fitness levels will be delighted with what Kithulgala has to offer,with a variety of walks through stunning scenery. Enjoy guided hikes through the verdant forests around Kithulgala, where you can climb up and be spellbound by stunning views of the Kelani River valley, the jungle and the rocky hills of the Hill Country.
Another popular activity in Kithulgala is bird watching, where over 50 rare species of birds can be seen. This is perfect for nature lovers, who will be able to spot rainforest bird species such as the Sri Lanka Spurfowl, Spot-winged Thrush and Green-billed coucal.