A nature’s haven by the bustling waters

Experience the traditional Sri Lankan hospitality at a resort while staying close to a bustling river surrounded by nature.


Accommodation overlooking Kelani River in Sri Lanka while being served a meal which is nearly home cooked using some of the very old Sri Lankan recipes .For online Reservation

Welcome to Kitulgala

Kitulgala Rest House is located 2 km’s off on the Hatton-Nuwara Eliya road bordering the ‘Kelani’ river, the 4th longest river in Sri Lanka. Kitulgala is famous among adventure lovers traveling from all over the world specifically for White Water Rafting and a number of other adventurous activities which are located a stone-throw away from the resort. The resort has been in existence for over 4 generations offering affordable accommodation, wine and dine options and more!

The Kitulgala Rest House is located in a greenly-elevated banks of the Kelani River with instant access to nature and tranquility.

Didn't stay here - but stopped for lunch at this lovely old style guest-house by the river. Typical Sri Lankan Rice 7 Curry for lunch - which was the best we had in Sri Lanka in 10 days. freshly cooked and very tasty curries and dhal with the usual huge portions of rice. Memorable lunch in a great setting
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Our Signature Facility

We offer accommodation overlooking Kelani River in Sri Lanka while being served a meal which is nearly home cooked using some of the very old Sri Lankan recipes.


The resort offers 15 newly refurbished rooms with all modern services and facilities.


The River View restaurant offers a variety of Sri Lankan and Western Cuisine during the main meals while offering a variety of all-day dining, snacks, Wines, Spirits and a choice of non-alcoholic beverages. Our recipes are some of the most unique traditional recipes in Sri Lanka treasured for generations and scrumptiously enjoyed by travelers from around the world.


The Resort is a very convenient hub for number of Tourist attractions with in the Sabaragamuwa Province in Sri Lanka. Number of such attractions list to over 15 with in a 1 hour radius inclusive of Nature, Culture, Religion, History, Shopping and way of life. Kitulgala is a popular attraction for White Water Rafting, Canoeing, Freshwater bathing and also to witness the original movie-set (remaining ruins) of the Bridge on the River Kwai.

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