Thidas Arana, minutes away from the historical city of Polonnaruwa which served as the island’s second capital during the ancient Sinhalese kingdoms, is a comfortable hotel which offers accommodation in duplex chalets.
Encircled by abundant greenery and paddy fields in the distance, Thidas Arana creates a tranquil ambience where guests can unwind and absorb the rich surrounding. This accommodation is ideal for travellers who are looking for comfortable accommodation for an affordable price.
Accommodation is offered in four two-bedroom duplex chalets, which are spacious and feature, twin or double beds, TV, vanity table and ensuite bathroom with h/w showers. The room interiors are decorated in earthy tones and terraces and balconies open on to well-tendered gardens and scenic surrounding filled coconut trees. There is Wi-Fi across the property.
The hotel has an adult and children's pool surrounded by sun loungers and plenty of space to play. Thidas Arana has a bar which serves a wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Their restaurant - closer to the main road – is renowned for serving delicious traditional Sri Lankan dishes and offers a selection of Western dishes.
Why We Like It
Spacious, modern, chalet-style rooms with views over paddy fields supported by a sizeable restaurant which welcomes passing trade.
Thidas Arana is five hours from Colombo International Airport. Alternatively, there’s a daily air taxi to Sigiriya which is just over an hour from the hotel.