• Kalu's Hideaway, Sri Lanka

Kalu's Hideaway, Udawalawe National Park

Kalu's Hideaway, Udawalawe National Park

Nestled within a beautiful five acre garden that neighbours the Udawalawe Reservoir, Kalu’s Hideaway is the perfect resting point for those wanting to explore the wildlife-rich Udawalawe National Park If you'd rather spend a day at the hotel, the wildlife is abundant and the facilities, including a swimming pool and jacuzzi, will be sure to keep you entertained.

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A warm and welcoming accommodation with well-appointed rooms and plenty of additional facilities.


Located within a lush green garden neighbouring the Udawalawe Reservoir, situated just a 10 minute drive from the gates of Udawalawe National Park.

Accommodation & Facilities

There are 5 superior rooms, 6 deluxe rooms, 2 chalets and 1 suite at Kalu’s Hideaway and each offer all the amenities you’d expect, including air conditioning, en suite bathrooms with hot and cold water, a satellite television, a safe and tea and coffee making facilities. The rooms available are double, twin, family and inter-connecting rooms for those who wish to travel in a group.

If you choose to stay in the hotel grounds for a day, take the time to laze around the swimming pool or relax in the pool deck jacuzzi. Alternatively, there is a pool table in the lobby as well as other indoor games and a DVD player for those wishing to watch a film.


Dine in the main restaurant with your fellow travellers and enjoy delicious cuisine from the a la carte or set menu. The bar within the hotel serves water, juices, beer, wine and soft drinks.


There are many activities to enjoy from Kalu’s Hideaway, with the most notable being Udawalawe National Park, just a 10 minute drive away, where you can expect to see wildlife such as elephants, leopards, deer and water buffalo, to name a few. Other activities include hot water springs, Eth Athuru Sewana (Elephant Transit Home), Wawulapane Cave, bird watching and camping options.

Child Policy

Children are welcome at Kalu’s Hideaway.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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