Set in the backdrop of The Rock Fortress of Sigiriya, a UNESCO world heritage site, Aliya Resort & Spa is named after one of Sri Lanka’s much loved mammals the Elephant. The resorts concept, design, decor and location, is what we would like to call Elephantine. It is the central theme of the resort and is a fitting tribute to this gentle giant, who roams free in the lush tropical forests of this region. The simple but elegant architectural design incorporating an authentic Sri Lankan touch ensures the resort blends perfectly with its natural environment and typical Sri lankan rural lifestyle, while still providing the luxurious comforts of star classed accommodation. The Aliya Resort was built on a strict eco-friendly concept and complies with GREEN building guidelines on energy and the environment.
The resort offers luxurious and spacious accommodation comprising Deluxe rooms, Deluxe rooms with attic, Suites or
tents. All rooms overlook the extensive gardens, with some offering magnificent views of the Sigiriya Rock. The bedrooms come equipped with a/c, overhead fans, a mini-bar, tea/coffee facility, an LCD TV with satellite channels, Free Wi-Fi and an electronic safe. Each room has an En-suite bathroom with bath.
The facitlites at Aliya Resort include a night club with a DJ spinning your favorites, Karaoke lounge with a fair selection of songs, fully equipped gym, Indoor badminton court, and an infinity swimming pool looking across to the magnificent Pidurangala and Sigiriya rocks.
If you visit the hotel after the strenuous climb of the Rock Fortress, head to the tranquil spa for a muscle relaxing massage. The ‘Ayur Vie’ Ayurveda Spa that offers traditional Ayurvedic massages and other treatments. The resort’s own Paddy Museum is another must visit. This showcases an interesting and educative history of Rice paddy cultivation in Sri Lanka including a display of items used for rice paddy cultivation during the ancient times.