Yep — you read the title right. There are still plenty of unique hotels and resorts around Sri Lanka that are perfect for a wallet-friendly getaway. In this article, we go over 5 affordable family staycations for when you’re on a budget, plus how you can get deals and discounts on all of them!
Quick tip: every coupon in this article is provided by SLASH (that’s us!). If you want coupons from your favorite lifestyle brands, visit the SLASH website. In the meantime, on with the list.
Location: Ella Wellawaya Sri Lanka, Ella
Check out the Ekho Ella website.
We’re starting this list at a place with a view. Ekho Ella has probably the best view of the Ella Gap you can find, all thanks to its premium location in Ella. And the view indoors is just as good. Tastefully modern rooms, great food, and immaculate service make Ekho Ella a pleasure to stay at.
This beautiful mountain resort has another thing going for it — its central location puts it in proximity to many must-see Sri Lankan destinations like Ravana Falls, Ravana Caves, Little Adams Peak, and the Nine Arches Bridge. That’s four more reasons to stay here!
Coupon: Use SLASH coupons for Ekho Ella to get 10% off your stay.
Location: 154/1, Madakada, Bope, Padukka
Check out the Ahas Gawwa Facebook page.
Ahas Gawwa has quite a few tricks up its sleeve, starting with its location, right between Padukka and Ratnapura. And you know what that means: pristine nature, easy-going climate, and an endless number of sights to see. But you’ll mostly be enchanted by the greatest sight of all, the long and misty views offered by this resort being some 1,200 feet above sea level!
This resort is perfect if you’re planning an activity-based staycation. They’ve got opportunities for you to go hiking, paintballing, rock climbing, you name it. We’re talking days of non-stop adventure for the whole family.
Coupons: Use SLASH coupons for Ahas Gawwa for buy 1 night, get 1 free on half-board basis or 20% on game outings.
The Other Corner
Location: Laksirigama Anuradhapura Road, Habarana 50150
Check out The Other Corner website.
We’re shifting gears from lofty views to untouched jungle. The Other Corner is a haven for nature and wildlife lovers, with a minimalistic approach to tourism that put the focus onbeautiful greenery surrounding the resort.
The Other Corner is all about peaceful relaxation. A staycation here would include peaceful walks through the greenery, a quiet fishing expedition, or a barbecue under the stars. All-in-all, we recommend this location if you’d like a reset from the hustle of everyday life.
Coupons: Use SLASH coupons for The Other Corner for buy-1-get-1 nights on B&B basis, buy 2 nights and get 30% on the third on full-board basis, or buy one night on BB basis, get lunch or dinner free.
Skinny Beach House
Location: Dalawella Beach, 625 Matara Rd, Unawatuna
Check out the Skinny Beach House website.
How about a bit of sunshine and the ocean? Skinny Beach House is a family-friendly beach resort on the palm-shaded southern shores of the island. If we had to describe this location in three words: modern, stylish, and private.
A staycation at Skinny Beach House means you’ll always be mere steps away from the waves. And not just any waves — we’re talking about waves on one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka. If a dip in the ocean and a meal in front of the sunset sounds like just what you need, Skinny Beach House lets you do it in style.
Coupon: Use SLASH coupons for Skinny Beach House to buy 1 night, get 1 free.
Jungle Beach Camp
Location: Ahungalla, Wathuregama 80562
Check out the Jungle Beach Camp website.
And for the last location on this list, we’re staying on the sands, this time at Ahungalla. Has your family ever been glamping? It’s where you go camping, but make it glam. And Jungle Beach camp is all about that glamping lifestyle!
The four dedicated glamping bungalows at Jungle Beach Camp are surrounded by all kinds of fun things to do. Volleyball, watersports, a spa, a music bar, it’s all happening here. If your family is a party-loving bunch, this beach staycation should definitely be a must-visit.
Coupon: use SLASH coupons for Jungle Beach Camp to buy 1 night, get 1 free; but 1 full-body massage, get 1 free; or 30% off on your total bill.
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