The River House


  • Surrounded by stunning tropical greenery
  • Gorgeous living spaces blends modern and traditional design elements
  • Menik Suite awarded a spot on CNN Travel’s ‘21 Sexy Skinny Dip Spots’ around the world
  • Perfect for hosting weddings and events

Take a look inside The River House

Tucked away in a sequestered nook along the southern coasts of Sri Lanka, The River House is a serene retreat of magnificent beauty. Here, nature lovers will find themselves in a setting that makes their heart sing, for they are surrounded by a vast landscape of unspoilt greenery. Enveloped by wilderness, this secluded and scenic spot serves as the perfect venue for couples to hold the tropical destination wedding of their dreams.

Location

Nearest amenities
Balapitiya (Beach)
313 m
Hotel Umaya (Restaurant)
876 m
Points of interest
Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport
124.44 km

Balapitiya presents a fine selection of travel activities for vacation makers residing in the coastal town. The impressive Madhu Ganga, home to stunning waterways and pristine mangrove forests, offers an excellent site for birdwatching. Take an early morning boat ride to explore its tranquil serenity, or embark on a kayaking trip if you are in the mood for an adventure. Madugnga Lake will captivate the hearts of nature lovers, while Kowilawatta Temple will interest cultural buffs.

Reviews

10/10 (Average rating based on 5 reviews)
10/10

This was my First Hotel Check-in In Srilanka. I found the place so solitary. A great escapade from the bustling city :). The five hour travel from airport to Balapithiya was exhaustingly fun. we were the only guest for that time being. so the staff manage to really pamper us. The manager and staff were so helpful and friendly they even picked Fresh Mangoes for me for a quick snack :). We stayed for 3 days. and was well accomodated. we Took the second great suite which is in the ground Floor "GIN" which has an Open flowing Living, Dining and Bed Area. the Bathroom was huge. thou we had a small private Jaccuzi.we actually booked the Best suite that they have, which was at the 1st floor of the hotel.unfortunately they didnt booked it for us. They have a pool few steps away from the suite. we managed to have a tour to different suites that they have. i love the local designs and Interior.The food were great. just the pancakes wasnt that prepared as i was expected.

ThedamsEHLdiary (Kuwait) stayed at The River House with a group of friends and their families from 06/09/2015 to 09/09/2015

Services & features

Something missing in this villa? Don't worry, our Concierge can arrange it for you. Just let us know :)
  • Facilities:

    • Additional guest (extra cost) (62 USD/night, 5 pers. max.)
    • Back-up generator
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron and ironing board
    • Jacuzzi
    • Mosquito nets
    • Pool towels
    • Pool umbrella
    • Reclining chairs
    • Safety box
    • Swimming pool
    • Wardrobe space
    • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Transport:

    • Airport transfer (extra cost) (contact us)
    • Bicycles available
    • Boat rental (extra cost)
    • Car available (extra cost)
    • Scooter available (extra cost)
  • Kids:

    • Baby cot
    • Babysitter (extra cost)
  • Entertainment:

    • Board games
    • CD music player
    • DVD movies
    • Home cinema
    • International channels
    • TV
  • Meals:

    • Coffee maker
    • Daily breakfast included
    • Dinner (extra cost) (based on menu)
    • Lunch (extra cost) (based on menu)
  • Services:

    • Gardener
    • Housekeeping service
    • Laundry (extra cost)
    • Massage (extra cost)
    • Pool maintenance
    • Security service
    • Welcome drinks
  • More information:

    • Pers. max.: 10
    • Staff: 15
    • Villa size: 1300 m²
  • Terms and conditions:

    • Check-in: after 12:00 pm
    • Check-out: until 02:00 pm
    • Late check-out: until 06:00 pm charged 50% of the daily rate (subject to availability)
    • Security deposit: credit card authorization USD

Concierge service

Our complimentary concierge service manages pre-trip planning, takes requests during your stay, and helps with anything and everything in between!
  • In-villa services

  • Baby chairs, cots, strollers Baby chairs, cots, strollers
  • Childcare services Childcare services
  • Grocery shopping Grocery shopping
  • In-house massage In-house massage
  • Pool fencing Pool fencing
  • Private chef Private chef
  • Tours & activities

  • Airport transfer Airport transfer
  • Car rental Car rental
  • Day trip & chauffeur Day trip & chauffeur
  • Private boat/ yacht charters Private boat/ yacht charters
  • Restaurant reservations Restaurant reservations
  • Tour/ Activities bookings Tour/ Activities bookings
  • Yoga teacher Yoga teacher
  • Special events

  • Birthday decorations Birthday decorations
  • Romantic dinners Romantic dinners
  • Wedding/ Special celebrations Wedding/ Special celebrations
Minimum stay 1 bedroom 2 bedrooms 3 bedrooms 4 bedrooms 5 bedrooms
from 27/05/2024 to 01/11/2024 Low season 2 nights USD 150 USD 300 USD 500 USD 700 USD 963
from 01/11/2024 to 21/12/2024 Low season 2 nights USD 178 USD 355 USD 598 USD 841 USD 1,136
from 21/12/2024 to 11/01/2025 Peak season 2 nights USD 251 USD 502 USD 812 USD 1,122 USD 1,506

Discounts (conditions apply)

10% off for a booking more than 2 months before the stay
15% off for a booking more than 3 months before the stay

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