Sigiriya an ancient rock fortress and palace surrounded by beautifully planned and landscaped gardens dating from about the 5th century CE, is one of the best examples of eco friendly garden design anywhere in the world. The three types of gardens, namely boulder, water and terraced gardens form an integral part of the design of the whole complex.
Visitors can approach this attraction from the western, northern and southern entrances; but the most commonly used entrance is the one from the west. The water gardens are yet to be fully excavated. A smaller garden comprising of several small pools and shallow waterways to the west of the first water garden has been found recently. It is thought to have been built between the 10th and 13th centuries.
Located near the famed Sigiriya Rock which is reflected in its swimming pool, Hotel Sigiriya offers spacious contemporary accommodation with traditional Sri Lankan touches. Guest services that include exciting excursions, an Ayurveda spa and dining options featuring oriental and international cuisine which combined with friendly service makes it one of the best hotels Sigiriya. The attention to detail that puts the wellbeing of guests’ at the forefront make this hotel in Sigiriya a great place to stay to enjoy the many cultural attractions of this iconic location.