“PARADISE REGAINED: Diyabubula is Open”

Leave the hustle and bustle of city life and escape to the mystical jungle paradise created by renowned multidisciplinary artist Laki Senanayake. Diyabubula, an enchanting natural water spring enhanced by Laki over several decades, featuring many of his artwork making it a rare living Art Gallery. Enjoy the tranquillity of nature, wildlife, artwork, history and treat your tastebuds to our authentic cuisine and fine dining experience.

We are proud to share Laki’s legacy with you.

“Remembering Laki Senanayake (1937-2021)”

The renowned multidisciplinary artist Laki Senanayake was a part of the prolific group of artists which included Geoffrey & Bevis Bawa, Donald Friend, Ulrik Plesner, Barbara Sansoni and Ena de Silva.

Laki’s legacy spans over many forms and disciplines including sketches, pen & ink drawing, murals and frescos, sculpture, silk, batik & screen printing, designing/engraving for banknotes, gardening/landscaping and architecture.

He passed away at the age of 84 leaving his masterwork and legacy ‘Diyabubula’ to be admired, remembered and celebrated for generations to come. His philosophy, skill and inventive spirit will live on forever in his art and inspire future artists around the world.

The first remembrance in his honour was held on 30th May 2022 at Diyabubula by his daughter Mintaka along with family, friends and colleagues.

“PARADISE REGAINED: We are now Open for the Season”

We are Now Open for the Season.

Escape to the mystical jungle paradise created by renowned multidisciplinary artist Laki Senanayake. Hidden in the northernmost foothills of the Sri Lankan Central Highlands, near the UNESCO Heritage sites of Sigiriya (Lion Rock) & Dambulla Cave Temple lies the enchanted Diyabubula, a natural water spring enhanced by Laki over several decades, featuring many of his artwork dotted around in situ, making it a rare living Art Gallery. Enjoy the tranquillity of nature, wildlife, artwork, history and treat your tastebuds to our authentic cuisine and fine dining experience.

We are proud to share Laki’s legacy with you

”PARADISE REGAINED: Escape to Laki’s Jungle Paradise This Season”

Escape to the mystical jungle paradise created by renowned multidisciplinary artist Laki Senanayake. Hidden in the northernmost foothills of the Sri Lankan Central Highlands, near the UNESCO Heritage sites of Sigiriya (Lion Rock) & Dambulla Cave Temple lies the enchanted Diyabubula, a natural water spring enhanced by Laki over several decades, featuring many of his artwork dotted around in situ, making it a rare living Art Gallery. Enjoy the tranquillity of nature, wildlife, artwork, history and treat your tastebuds to our authentic cuisine and fine dining experience.

We are proud to share Laki’s legacy with you.