A Jungle Experience

The Backwaters in Wilpattu offer something accessible to everyone in harmony with nature at the boundary of Wilpattu Wildlife Park. Their concept is built around conservation, up-cycling and their relationship with the wild began in the early 80’s, when they wanted to offer something accessible to everyone. They have fused their years of experience with modern comforts to provide a luxury experience but with simplicity in mind, so as not to take away from the experience of being in a jungle. Backwaters, experience the wild in all its untamed beauty. Immerse yourself in a forest teeming with rich and diverse wildlife. All around, you will find upcycled-items that would otherwise end up in a junkyard. Used shipping containers become elevated guest rooms, discarded pallets are transformed into masterpieces of furniture.



The rooms provide a comfortable living space with an elevated deck so you can take in the beauty of the wild jungle. There are also decks and hammocks by the waters, where you can relax and read or even play a board game with your family.

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  • There is a common dining area where you will be served local meals, spiced to your liking or a fusion of western and eastern food. They use local produce to prepare the meals from their very own locality – from the Kamaranka flower drink, the wild Karapincha in your curry to the Passion Fruit mallum.

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