Diyabubula

“Diyabubula means “bubbling fountain” – there is a bubbling spring on the property. Diyabubula also symbolizes the power of the earth and the creativity bubbling up in this magical location.”

Diyabubula, the Barberyn Art & Jungle Hideaway, is a small luxury lodge, a boutique hotel consisting of five villas, located near the town of Dambulla, in central Sri Lanka. Renowned Sri Lankan artist Laki Senanayake designed the place as a hideaway to compliment his water garden. He chose 100 year old railway sleepers as basic building material. This wood, seasoned by sun and rain over a century, has been combined with sleek and beautiful timber sourced from all over Sri Lanka, and hand-crafted right at Diyabubula.

We share this beautiful oasis with Laki: he continues to live and work in his minimalist space.

 

The Barberyn Art & Jungle Hideaway

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Our Villas

Water Villas

Made from rail sleepers and other recycled wood, with a spacious bedroom upstairs… (read more)


The Bamboo Grove


A semi-circular transparent roof under a canopy of bamboo, watch the stars from your bed at night… (read more)

The Tree House


The rafters of the tree house are living Areca Nut trees. They have been trained to grow at an angle, building the structure for the roof… (read more)

What our guests say about Diyabubula

Quotes from Guest reviews

“Dreamy place, excellent for resting, meditating and visiting the nearby Dambulla caves…”
“Such a beautiful property with absolute private villas in the jungle and excellent food.”
 

Activities

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Art in the jungle, World Heritage Cultural Sites, Wildlife Reserves – we have them all.

There’s plenty to see inside the resort, from nature to art – click here.

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A wide range of excursions to some of Sri Lanka’s best known sights – click here.

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Dining at Diyabubula

 

Dining at Diyabubula


The small and cozy dining room of our boutique hotel serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Your comfort at Diyabubula means everything to us: if you like to get some refreshments or snacks outside meal times, our chef will be happy to produce everything your heart desires. Fresh fruit juices and tea are available all the time.

In accordance with the Barberyn philosophy, we do not serve meat, and we do not serve alcohol. We serve fresh vegetables, fruits, fish and seafood, deliciously prepared by an experienced chef and his staff.

Breakfast comes international style – start the day with Western dishes as well as Sri Lankan specialties. Lunch could be a Sri Lankan meal of rice with a range of curries and fish. If you desire just a light meal, order spaghetti, lasagna, or anything else – just inform the chef in time. He will prepare all dishes freshly. Dinner will be Western style – consisting of a starter, soup, main dish and dessert. Every day, our chef will discuss your choice of dinner menu with you.

Room Rates

Daily rates are per room and include full board accommodation, service charges and government tax. All prices in Euro.

  Single Double
Water Villa (per night)
200 Euro (Full board)

190 Euro (Half board)


220 Euro (Full board)

200 Euro (Half board)

Tree House

or Bamboo Grove
(per Night)

180 Euro (Full board)

170 Euro (Half board)

220 Euro (Full board)

180 Euro (Half board)

Note:

  • Transfer from Colombo Airport to Diyabubula and back = 200 Euro (single or double)
  • Daily rates include accommodation, service charges and government tax. All prices are in Euro.
  • For inquiries and reservations, please press here

Excursions Rate

Excursions from Diyabubula:

One Person (Euro)

Two persons (Euro)

Sigiriya Rock Fortress

50

75

Sigiriya & Polonnaruwa

120

170

Dambulla Cave Temple

40

80

Rose Quartz Mountain

45

50

Ritigala

30

35

Minneriya National Park

120

145

Reservation

 

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Contact

 

Address:

Diyabubula Jungle & Art Hideaway
Kalundewa road
Dambulla 2100
Sri Lanka

Telephone for Reservation:
+94 115732889, +9434 2276036

Telephone for Resort:
+94 664935252

Email: reservations@diyabubula.com

 

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