Only two hours away from the hustle and bustle of Colombo, Kuruwita Retreat lies in close proximity to the Peak Wilderness Sanctuary and is set amidst an 100 acre natural setting. 

At Kuruwita Retreat, nature is at your doorstep, waiting for you to discover and explore its majestic environment, soothing ambiance and breathtaking atmosphere. With its supremely natural location, Kuruwita Retreat is positioned to offer guests a deeper connection with nature and the outdoors.

The Retreat faces the rhythmic waters of the Kuru Ganga River that flows directly in front of the property. The soothing sound of water flowing is always a treat to the senses. The other side of the property faces a natural rock cut pool that has been merged seamlessly into its natural surroundings and is unlike any other: pure bliss and joy.

The property boasts ten well-appointed living spaces complete with all modern conveniences. On both sides of the property (river facing and pool facing) are Deluxe Suites and Family Special Deluxe Rooms as well that sleep up to four adults.

All the rooms are all extremely spacious and generously laid out, with plenty of space to relax and enjoy complemented with air conditioning, TV, hot water and Wi-Fi

At Kuruwita Retreat, becoming one with nature is a breeze. For the adventurous, the Retreat will gladly organize nature trails and walks including hikes to local heritage attractions such as the batadomba lena or diva guhawa caves or why not opt for a refreshing trek to the nearby bopath ella waterfall? All tours and excursions are led by experienced, knowledgeable and friendly guides.

Dining at Kuruwita Retreat is a wonderful experience. The in-house Restaurant features the best of both eastern and western favourites. In order to make the most of your stay, the Retreat will share their menus with you in advance and having made your choice, guests simply have to sit down, tuck in and be mesmerized by wonderful tropical flavours. Dining times at Kuruwita Retreat are flexible, breakfast at 11 AM anyone?

During lazy mornings or laidback evenings, Kuruwita Retreat offers total privacy for guests to just relax and unwind amidst its private gardens, lake or pool side. Let the rustle of leaves, the swaying of branches and the soft gentle calls of a myriad birds enchant and ease your senses.

For those spirited nights, on request, the Retreat will gladly organize BBQs and other ‘bites’ as required, making your stay that extra special.

Kuruwita Retreat also offers a dedicated hall for meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops with all the required AV facilities. Day outing packages are also available with a welcome drink, lunch. evening tea and access to all the Retreat’s facilities.

For the most special day, Kuruwita Retreat is also a popular venue for outdoor weddings, complete with all the requirements and amenities.

The Kuruwita Retreat Service Team is passionate about making all guests feel completely at home and go to great lengths to provide service with a smile, ensuring high levels of guest satisfaction and a wonderful guest service experience at all times.

The Kuruwita Retreat Team is always on hand to welcome you and treat you to a delightful stay that will leave you rejuvenated, revitalized, invigorated and energized.

A sunset ride on a traditional paaruwa (bamboo canoe) is another great way to embrace and indulge in these magnificent natural surroundings.

Specially offered to corporate level directors, managers, honeymooners and families with children, the next time you feel the call of nature, a call to unwind and let go, a call to simply just be yourself and escape, look no further than Kuruwita Retreat a natural haven and habitat, where nature and you are one and the same: together as one.



  • Cave Exploration
  • Climbing to Adam’s Peak
  • Bathing at the River and Natural Pool
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking
  • Paru (Bamboo) Ride
  • Visit to Bopath Ella (Waterfall)
  • Visit to Batadomba Lena (Caves)

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