Welcome to OWIN RICH
Nature Lovers' No 1 Destination for a
Owin Rich, one of the very few destinations for nature lovers looking for a calm and relaxed natural experiance, yet with all the luxuries....
Conveniently located central to the most popular tourist destinations in Sri Lanka, OwinRich is the perfect stay to enjoy Sri Lanka's proud attractions.
Surrounded by lush tropical greenery, OwinRich Resort features an outdoor pool, a 24-hour front desk and homely rooms with a private balcony. Free parking is available on site, while complimentary Wi-Fi access On site..
Fitted with tiled flooring and hardwood furnishing, air-conditioned rooms include a desk, dining table, a satellite TV and DVD player. Rooms come with an en suite bathroom that features a hairdryer, bathrobes, shower facility and free toiletries.
Living Area- Dining area, Desk
Entertainment and family services- Kids' outdoor play equipment,Babysitting
Media & Technology-Satellite Channels,DVD Player,Telephone,TV
Cleaning services-Daily maid service,Laundry/ Ironing service
Outdoors- Sun terrace, BBQ facilities,Balcony,Terrace,Garden
Food & Drink-Kid meals,Restaurant (buffet),Restaurant (à la carte)
Breakfast in the room,Bar (Beer and Wines),Restaurant
Pool and wellness-Pool towels,Pool with view,Swimming pool toys
Outdoor pool (all year)
Activities-Cycling,Hiking,Bicycle rental (surcharge)
Reception services-Private check-in/check-out,Concierge service,Tour desk,Currency exchange,24-hour front desk
The property is about 25 km from Udawalawa National Park and 49 km
LEISURE & EXCURSIONS
Perks of being central to all major tourist attractions...
1.UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK
Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces, in Sri Lanka. The national park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the catchment of the reservoir.
The reserve covers 30,821 hectares (119.00 sq mi) of land area and was established on 30 June 1972.Before the designation of the national park, the area was used for shifting cultivation (Chena farming). The farmers were gradually removed once the national park was declared. Udawalawe is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants. It is a popular tourist destination and the third most visited park in the country.
For details of our tour offers to Udawalawe, please contact me
Time of departure – 5am for Morning Safaris 2pm for Evening Safaris
Duration – 5 Hours, about 45 minute to get to this park and then 3 Hours i(URL HIDDEN)vehicle with Nature Guide for the safari in the parks.
What is included – Vehicle transport to the park if you do not have your own transport, water bottles, entrance fees to the park, 4 x 4 jeep and Nature Guide for the safari, a picnic basket brunch, fresh juice and cool towel on your return Home.
What to bring/wear – comfortable, cool clothes, a sunhat, your camera.
Cost Per Person 48 per person (Minimum 2 pax)
Do's & Dont's in the National Park
• Read the rules and regulations of each national park BEFORE entering the park.
• Adhere to the park opening and closing times when visiting.
• Do not enter the park without a recommended Nature Guide and at all times follow his advice.
• Since you are entering the domain of wild animals, always remember that you are in their territory and treat them with consideration.
• Please do bring to the notice of the park’s authorities any special observations you may have.
• Do not on any account get out of your vehicle in the park unless in an area designated safe for humans
• All mobile phones should be switched to silent mode.
• Do not consume alcoholic beverages or travel under the influence when inside the park.
2.TREKKING IN SINHARAJA
Trek one of the finest natural rain forests in the world which has been identified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as being a Man and Biosphere Reserve. It’s probably one of the oldest living ecosystems, a place that certainly deserve a visit and a place that promises to lives up to its expectations.
Trek through dense greenery of lofty trees, intertwined with shrubs, woody climbers, vines and smaller trees, experience a hot-spot of endemic species which includes over 50% of Sri Lanka’s endemic trees and woody climbers, mammals, birds, butterflies, reptiles, insects and rare amphibian species. This amazingly beautiful place is home to the Rusty spotted and Fishing cats, Sambar, Wild boar, Barking deer, Squirrel, Monkey, Porcupines and the rare Leopard amongst many other mammals and many reptiles such as Green pit viper, the hump nosed viper and the krait. The fascinating birdlife includes 160 species of which 18 of the 20 endemic species in Sri Lanka are found here.
For details of our tour offers to Sinharaja Forest, please contact me.
Time of departure – Best time to go 5am from OwinRich Resort
Duration – 6-7 Hours, about 90 minute to get to this forest and then 3Hours trekking with Nature Guide in the jungle.
What is included – Vehicle transport to the forest, water bottles, entrance fees to the forest and Nature Guide for the trek, a picnic basket brunch, fresh juice and cool towel on your return Home.
What to bring/wear – comfortable, cool clothes, raincoat, Jungle boots, your camera.
Cost Per Person-39
3.ELLA DAY TOUR BY TRAIN
Ella is a picturesque hill side town situated in the middle of Sri Lanka, surrounded by beautiful mountains, tea plantations, and numerous varieties of flora and fauna. With a cool climate, marvelous views, and several things to do and see, Ella is fast becoming a favorite destination for travelers.
In the 19th Century, during the British occupation of Sri Lanka, British constructed the railway lines in Sri Lanka and started the Railway service in Sri Lanka to transport Tea from the Hill country estates to Colombo Port and imported goods to the interior of the Island. Haputalae to Ella Railway line goes through Tea Estates, thus making the train journey a scenic ride.
We will visit Ella Gap,Little adams peak,Nine arch bridge,Ravana falls,
Time of departure – Best time to go 9.30 a.m.
Duration – 8-9Hours, Nearly 1.5 hours to OwinRich Resort to reach Haputale Railway station then 1 hour train tour to get Ella another 3 hours take for visit attractions in Ella.
What is included – Vehicle transport, Railway tickets from haputale to ella, water bottles, entrance fees to all mentioned visits, guide from hotel, a picnic basket brunch, fresh juice and cool towel on your return Home.
What to bring/wear – comfortable, cool clothes, a sunhat, Gym shoes, your camera. includes 160 species of which 18 of the 20 endemic species in Sri Lanka are found here.
Cost Per Person-
4.DAY TOUR TO RATHNAPURA
Ratnapura, "City of Gems" which is the name of the provincial capital of Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka and the Ratnapura District in which the town is situated.
Some say the modern name is derived from the Portuguese name Rapadura for jaggery, the palm candy produced traditionally in this region, but the more common explanation in Sri Lanka is that it comes from the Sinhala "ratna" meaning gems and "pura" meaning city.
Ratnapura is also spelled as Rathnapura. It is the centre of a long-established industry of precious stone mining including rubies, sapphires, and other gems. Apart from gem mining, the town is known for rice and fruit cultivations. Large plantations of low grown tea and rubber surround the town making it a very picturesque region to travel to. The Tea Plantations here are low country tea, rich in color and strength. We will visit a gem mining pit where you will see that it is still done as it was centuries ago. We will visit one of the museums, a gem workshop which will give you the opportunity to see a variety of precious stones, such as rubies, sapphires, cat's eyes, alexandrite, aquamarines, tourmalines, spinels, topaz, garnets, amethyst, zircons etc. As a hotel near Ratnapura, OwinRich Resort offers tours to visit “Gem City”. Details of the tour are as follows:
Time of departure – Best time is in the morning, after 7.00 AM
Duration – 4-5 hours depending on the guest.
Distance – 35 km from OwinRich Resort and transportation up & down around 70 km, Visit the Gem mine,Ratnapura gem museem,gem workshop,Bopath Falls,Saman Devalaya
What is included – Vehicle transport, water bottles, entrance fees to the all mentioned visits and a Guide from the hotel, a picnic basket brunch, fresh juice and cool towel on your return Home.
What to bring/wear – comfortable, cool clothes, a sunhat, gym shoes, and your camera.
Guests at OwinRich Resort may enjoy activities such as hiking and cycling, while car rental service and tour arrangements can be made. Currency exchange, laundry and babysitting services are also available.
The in-house Fox Jungle Restaurant serves a delectable spread of local, Continental and Thai cuisine. Barbecue facilities can also be prepared upon request.