Kumbukgaha Villa is a private hideaway in the peaceful rural settings of Sigiriya, surrounded by wilderness & paddy fields where wild elephants, elusive civet cats & peacocks roam free. Within this secluded setting we offer you the best of barefoot luxury & genuine Sri Lankan hospitality. Located at the centre of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle, it is the perfect villa retreat to explore the ruins of Sigiriya, Dambulla, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura & Minneriya National Park.
At Kumbukgaha Villa we take pride in being small and secluded. With just four individual villas and a cozy three bedroom bungalow we offer complete privacy and isolation from the distractions of daily life. Our ensuite open-to-sky showers are an all time hit, enjoy the simple luxury of a hot shower under the stars to rejuvenate your body and soul! The turquoise blue forest infinity pool is an oasis of tranquility and perfect to relax and unwind after a day of exploring.
Our design ethos is one of contemporary Asian style – simple, natural and stylish. The villas and open pavilions are a tribute to traditional Sri Lankan architecture and living. The interiors feature a unique collection of Asian antiques and objects of art. Wedding chests and hat boxes from China, Balinese statues and gamelan gongs, Thai rice boxes and offering bowls, ancient cart tables from Rajastan along with Sri Lankan batiks and hand crafted teak furniture creates the eclectic style of Kumbukgaha Villa.
At Kumbukgaha Villa you will be served by a small team of friendly, professional staff who will take care of your every need, be it planning your meals or helping with local excursions. Our Chef specialises in delicious Sri Lankan cuisine; traditional, healthy and always fresh. He will literally cook only for you using locally sourced supplies often supplemented by organic vegetables from our home garden. With no pre-planned meal times or crowded breakfast buffets, you get to decide when, what & how often you would like to dine. Our open dining pavilion surrounded by paddy fields is perfect to unwind & relax over that special meal.
The Sigiriya World Hertitage Site, Pidurangala rock temple & the historic Dambulla cave temple are all a short drive away from Kumbukgaha Villa. The ancient cities of Anuradhapura & Polonnaruwa are less than an hour away. The Minneriya National Park, famous for the gathering of hundreds of elephants, is a 20 min drive away & is perfect for an exciting afternoon safari. Kumbukgaha Villa is also surrounded by scenic trails that lead to quaint villages, ancient temples & beautiful agricultural lakes - perfect for exploring on foot or on bikes.