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EDINBURGH
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place had amazing food, the most beautiful comfortable bar, lounge area. Booking and emailing system was really efficient and our rafting experience felt so well organised and safe. No other company had safety canoes...and we had two looking after us. We didn't realise there was accommodation too or we would have stayed here. Cannot recommend highly enough. It was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we were planning our trip to Sri Lanka we came across Borderlands and knew that it was a 'must' for our trip. This was the first place that we stayed and we went straight from the airport to there. It was a brilliant place to unwind and slow down into holiday pace. We stayed there 3 nights, we chilled...

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BorderlandsL, Manager at Borderlands, responded to this review

Hi Ruth, Thank you for the lovely review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoy both our Eco Lodge and ocean safari. It was amazing experience for us too, to have great fun loving travellers like you. Please visit us again. Best wishes From Borderlands Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where to start? The area is stunning, teeming with wildlife and completely awe inspiring. The centre itself was fantastic, very clean and well maintained. We arrived just in time for lunch and were not disappointed, with some seriously delicious food being served. The chill out area is truly stunning and I could of happily stayed there for days in one...

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BorderlandsL, Manager at Borderlands, responded to this review

Hi MJ, Thank you for the lovely review. Here at Borderlands, we strive to provide the highest level of service possible. As a valued customer, your comments and opinions are very important to us. Thank you for recommending us for your friends and do visit us again. Best wishes From Borderlands Team

Beirut, Lebanon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful venue to consider for adventure lovers. We've spent the night there and went for a hike, kayaking and canyoning. Staff is extremely friendly, rooms decent and overall experience great Definitely recommend it #BonSejour

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BorderlandsL, Manager at Borderlands, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest and lovely review. Please do visit us again. Best wishes From Borderlands Team

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Revisited Borderlands after almost a decade and was very taken up at the detail and finesse that has been put into making it what it is today. A great team of individuals headed by Wade make sure you have a life changing experience with the best safety standards on the rapids. It's also heartening to see the care taken of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic place and completely exposed to the nature but allows just enough comfort to enjoy and appreciate nature .We did rafting , canyoning, biking, hiking , slept with only Thatched roof above us and a beautiful river and the sound of gushing water with a variety of birds, insects, lizards and a large monster size water monitor right under our...

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great team who are safety conscious and made our adventure wonderful. White water rafting and canyoning I would recommend for sure. Food was very good and scenic location to relax right on the kelani river

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Two days at Borderlands, canyoning and rafting in the stunning lush rainforest of Sri Lanka was the perfect elixir after way too much city life. The location is pristine and the accommodation comfortable, the food is nourishing and flavoursome, the team are highly motivated and take great effort to ensure all the adventure activities are done safely but never limiting...

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Galle, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had an amazing long weekend at Borderlands! With great friends, 16 adults and about the same amount of kids, ages between 2 years and 11, which was great fun. Even the smallest ones could join activities and we just love to thank all staff. Everyone was super professional and fun at the same time. Loads to do. great atmosphere,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We spent 3 weeks in SL and this detour was the "adventure" part. We stayed in the outdoor hut with ensuite with two stretcher beds joined together and two singles for our 9 & 11 yo girls. The beds had mosquito nets because there is a variety of critters in the rooms including cockroaches, a couple of not so menacing...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Borderlands Adventure Eco-Lodge offers comfortable riverfront accommodation, in 4 tents and 11 cabanas (3 of which have en suite facilities) which are fully kitted with beds (which can be arranged from singles to doubles, with up to 5 beds able to fit in a family cabin) and have electricity throughout so guests can charge their laptops, phones and cameras. Each tent and cabana is located on a wooden platform with a private deck, with views overlooking the Kelani River and the surrounding mountains. All meals are served in The Long House, a great place to chill out at the end of the day. A full music system means guests can listen to their Ipods. Evening Movie Nights are offered, which is a great hit with kids. As well as offering accommodation, Borderlands runs white water rafting, canyoning, and white water and flat water kayaking activities from our ecolodge, and offers the largest number of sit-in and sit-on-top kayaks in Sri Lanka. Other activities include abseiling, hiking, biking and swimming. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Borderlands

Address: Hatton Road, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Kitulgala
Price Range: RM402 - RM983 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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