Centauria Hotel is a two star hotel that affords the most convenient overnight stay for the tourists visiting Uda Walawe National Park famous for its large herds of Elephants. .
Centauria Tourist Hotel Location
Centauria Hotel is located at Embilipitiya 177km away from Colombo. Embilipitya is the town closest to Uda Walawe National Park. Centauria Hotel that nestles on the very bank of Chandrika Lake, with its surrounding greenery of Suriya Kanda mountain range brings about enchanting landscape that inspire nature lovers and eco tourists. The garden of Centauria Hotel is home to mongoose land monitor lizards, squirrels, kingfishers and herons.
Centauria Tourist Hotel Accommodation
Centauria Hotel consists of 51 rooms (42 air-conditioned rooms and 9 non-air-conditioned rooms) with private balconies, en-suite bathrooms, shower, hot and cold water
All rooms are equipped with satellite TV and phone.
The main wing has 28 standard air-conditioned rooms and 14 luxury air-conditioned rooms.
Spacious Luxury rooms feature balconies overlooking the lake. Five luxury rooms have a bath.
Four newly built lakeside cottages feature superior bathrooms and balconies overlooking the lake. .
Centauria Tourist Hotel Facilities
Doctor on call, laundry service
IDD, Fax and safety deposit facilities
Currency encashment and Credit Card acceptance
18 hour room service, quiet sitting area
Swimming pool well placed bordering Chandrika lake
Ayurveda centre housed at a pretty cottage-style building
Air-conditioned banquet and conference hall that can be set up with theatre style seating arrangement for 400 guests.
Centauria Tourist Hotel Excursions
While Chandrika lake affords opportunities for fishing trips and boat rides to the nature enthusiasts, the area surrounding the Centauria Hotel, with its mountain range of low hills tempts all to enjoy with cycling.
Uda Walawe National Park
Uda Walawe National Park spreading 30,820 hectares is home to several herds of elephants, each of which number up to 100. The park with sprawling vegetation of a bush jungle is abound with wildlife and birdlife: deer, monitor lizards and crocodiles and numerous species of bird
Visiting the Elephant Transit Camp just adjoining the National Park, especially during the feeding hours is an opportunity that shouldn’t be missed. The government funded project of Elephant Transit camp has launched an Elephant Sponsorship Programme that enables the guests to contribute towards the conservation of elephant population of Sri Lanka.