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    Rafters Retreat

    Hilland Group, Kitulgala 71720, Sri Lanka
    011 94 77 341 4308
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here during our trip through Sri Lanka for one night. The place has a great location by the river and the bungalows are very cosy. However, the staff hardly speaks and understands English. Also the food could be better, the dinner buffet was...More

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    Reviewed 11 October 2017

    Rafters Retreat is very basic accommodation. Rooms are ok but not very big and with very rudimentary bathroom facilities. You are certainly at one with nature, but the open wall which gives you a great view of the river makes it extremely noisy at night...More

    1  Thank Jane W
    Reviewed 18 August 2017

    This place is exactly what it is called: a retreat for rafters. It is quite basic, certainly not a resort. Situated just next to the river means: great views but also quite some noise from the water. The bungalows have no glass windows, so the...More

    1  Thank folker_lamote
    Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

    This is a huge bungalow built about 200 years back and is now managed by someone from the family. However, the property is very ill-kept. There is massive potential to tap here. Tall old trees are home to various creatures but the eco system balance...More

    1  Thank rcm497
    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    We went as part of a package - we loved the rafting which was well organised and fun. The guide was good natured and worked hard to make it enjoyable. However the accommodation was very basic. Not in itself a problem but everything was damp...More

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    • Sabaragamuwa Province >
    • Kitulgala
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    Nimit M
    28 December 2017|
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    Response from LisannevdBrink | Reviewed this property |
    We needed to pay extra..
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    Osamah S
    1 May 2017|
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    Response from Nimesh W | Reviewed this property |
    Absolutely yes you can do the rafting with them. Morning time is always preferable as the water flow is bit high that time (if you want to enjoy the rafting its a must) and you wont feel much heat in d morning usually.Enjoy
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    "Ask to be closer to the main pavilion - when it gets dark it's hard to see."
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    "Be sure you are a out and out nature lover."
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    "Nice place in Sri Lanka."
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    "All the rooms are facing the river and a part of the nature in every signle way starting from the entrance to..."
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