The lush expanses of Wasgamuwa, where dry and wet zone intermingle, derives from the Sinhalese words ‘WalasGomuwa’ which translate to ‘Woods of Bear’, for its once prevalent population of sloth bear. It is in this un-spoiled sanctuary, set against stunning vistas of the Knuckles Mountain Range, at the edge of anature reserve beyond which the great Mahaweli river meanders its way, that Farcry Boutique Resort offers a serene haven for the discerning nature enthusiast.
Located a mere 25km from Wasgamuwa National Park and a convenient juncture to a number of neighboring attractions of both natural and historical value, FarCry invites its’ guests to venture into the gateways of Sri Lanka’s wilderness and history as they enjoy the rustic charm of local farm life and experience the gracious hospitality that is deeply rooted in the country’s heritage.
FarCry sits amidst a 12-acre expanse of fertile land blessed with nature's finest gifts. Housing 6 suites, a restaurant and pool the resort is designed to sit in perfect unison with its natural surroundings.
FarCry's location makes for a perfect stay over whilst touring key locations dotted around the resort including the National Park in Wasgamuwa, the Knuckles mountain range, the historical cities of Sigiriya, Dambulla, Polonnaruwa and Kandy or even the pristine beaches of Pasikuda.
In each of our 6 air-conditioned suites rustic allure mingles at ease with modern comforts.
Tastefully appointed with rich teak or polished cement floors, a king sized bed and wide screen LED TV's, the suites are a pocket of luxury in the wilderness. Handcrafted furniture with varied local elements in dashes of vibrant colour set off against milder tones, whilst each suite offers a stunning view too.
Designed as much for couples as groups, the suites are also equipped with comfy fold out futons.
The FarCry Resort offers its guests the option of traditional Sri Lankan and fine Western cuisine.
Our culinary team prepares delectable dishes using farm fresh produce from our very own garden. Local delights, true to age-old recipes are crafted using only carefully selected ingredients. Guests can also enjoy a fully stocked bar featuring our signature cocktails and selection of house wines.
Share the day’s adventures over sumptuous dishes as you dine alfresco at the poolside terrace or indulge in a traditional clay pot meal under the thatched roof of a traditional mud hut.
City - Wasgamuwa National Park
Category - Adventure and Wildlife Hotels
Distance from Colombo - 210 Km (6 hour drive)
Distance from Airport - 200 Km (5.30 hour drive)
Price Guide - Rates on Request
Lavendish Safari Hotel- Wasgamuwa
Welcome to a new concept in leisure and comfort, with special appeal to both the foreign and local tourist alike.
Aligama offers a rustic getaway with its brick and mud cottages, located a 10-minute drive from Wasgamuwa National Park. It offers free wired internet access in the lobby.