The River House is located in Balapitiya on the south west coast of Sri Lanka, near the Bentota, and about 38 km from the Colombo International Airport. The location of the hotel itself is more stunning when seen in context, located on the banks of the wide Madhu Ganga river with 7 acres of abundant gardens and jungle, enclosing this property which is not like any other.
Balapitiya, usually a quiet place, is better known for its extraordinary landscape with the popular Madhu Ganga river being the main attraction, and a rich eco-system that exhibits true diversity of life forms. This intricate coastal ecosystem houses rich mangrove fields, as well as 64 islets.
The hotel offers guests with 5 huge and chic suites, completely equipped with modern-day facilities. Guests may take this chance to unwind on the terrace with a glass of champagne, while letting their taste-buds savour jumbo prawns, calmly appreciating the setting sun.
For those who love nature and wildlife, a journey upriver through the overgrown forest will give an opportunity for some bird watching and some observation of the wildlife. Those on the boat trip are likely to make encounter some of the birds and animals that are part of the local wild life, including kingfishers, water monitors and monkeys.
While the hotel provides ample opportunities to keep the guests wonderfully engaged in the surroundings, the guests are also sure to relish the hotel’s outstanding amenities and services. The River House will definitely make an ideal getaway spot.