Aliya Resort & Spa, Sigiriya
Aliya Resort & Spa, Sigiriya
(SKU: LK1500C577)With a theme surrounding the majestic Sri Lankan elephant, Aliya Resort Spa is a luxury resort which is ideally set overlooking the magnificent Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the Pidurangala Rock Temple. The hotel offers a range of accommodation units from deluxe rooms to luxury tents and suites while all rooms are equipped with a host of modern amenities. Dining at the resort takes you through a journey of gastronomic delights of Sri Lanka with a touch of international dishes. The Ayurvedic Spa is the perfect solution for relaxation of your mind and body.
Nestled amidst indigenous trees and chena growth along with paddy fields and lush greenery, the Aliya Resort Spa is located in the dry zone of the Central Province of Sri Lanka overlooking the historical Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Located in the heart of the cultural triangle, the Resort also offers views of the Pidurangala Rock Temple. Sigiriya is located at a distance of about 169km from Colombo while it can be reached through main roads from Colombo as well as Kandy.
Inspired by the elephant (Aliya), simplicity and luxurious surroundings the Aliya Resort Spa offers Chalet type accommodation, suites and luxury deluxe tents. The chalets boast of 4 units each which can be classified under Deluxe Rooms and Deluxe Rooms with Attic. All rooms are designed with a minimalistic concept and are spacious and comfortable without redundant decor. The tents are also luxurious and simple with all modern conveniences to make your stay exiting hidden amidst nature.
Aliya Resort Spa offers a variety of dining experiences to guests. 'Alaka' restaurant serves authentic Sri Lankan cuisine, showcasing the country's best flavors. 'Nagula' provides a unique dining experience on the verandah of the Paddy Museum, where Sri Lankan cuisine is prepared in traditional clay pots and served in a rustic ambiance filled with century-old paddy cultivating artifacts. For authentic Chinese cuisine, 'Makara' is adorned with mythical golden dragons. 'Migara' is the resort's coffee shop and bar with simple decor and antique miniatures, offering coffee and cocktails with soothing jazz music. For rejuvenation, the 'Ayur Vie' Spa offers traditional holistic Ayurvedic treatments, including herbal oil body and head treatments, facials, shirodhara, herbal steam bath, herbal bath, and foot treatment/reflexology, guided by an in-house Ayurvedic doctor. Free meditation and yoga sessions complement the rejuvenation program. The resort's infinity swimming pool provides a focal point with stunning views of greenery, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, and the Pidurangala Rock, offering a relaxing spot with sunbeds to enjoy the scenery.Excursions:
Since the hotel is strategically placed within the cultural triangle, you can plan a number of excursions around the area. You can spend the day cycling to a nearby village or enjoy climbing the Sigiriya Rock or the Pidurangala Rock Temple. For a longer excursion, you can take a trip to Polonnaruwa which was once a prosperous capital city in the country. There are dozens of ruins, especially rock carvings and statues that have been well preserved. With time in hand, you can also enjoy safaris at the Minneriya National Park or the Kaudulla National Park.