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Hunstanton,Norfolk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Wild Grass for three days, and the rooms are very spacious with lots of glass and a very quaint outside shower. The reception area is a bit basic and the restaurant is quite limited (but you stil lhave to give them 45 minutes notice). My wife had prawns on the first night and was violently sick within...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The focus on less rooms creates a wonderful secluded feel in the individual villas. Each one has a beautiful view of the surrounding area which can be viewed at all angles with the rooms having floor to ceiling glass on 3 sides. The outside shower is a great addition and adds to the jungle experience. We also had afternoon tea...

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JCNWG, Manager at Wild Grass Nature Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Very happy to note that you appreciate our concept where privacy and tranquility take priority over quantity. The afternoon 'tea with a view' is a signature initiative of ours and we are proud of the team's efforts to put together the natural seating which was not easy at all. This is a unique...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Close to Sigiriya and other Cultural Triangle sites, the Wild Grass Nature Resort is set among the forests. It has good road access. With only 9 villas, personal attention is assured. Each two storey villa is in a serene forest setting where birds, giant squirrels and an occasional mouse deer visit. Raise the blinds in the glass-enclosed bedroom on second...

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JCNWG, Public Relations Manager at Wild Grass Nature Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and happy to note the positive comments, including those to retain the natural flavours of the fresh food prepared, as well as your suggestions to highlight the sustainability elements of the concept. We hope you will visit us soon again.

Hungerford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The Wild Grass rooms are very unusual - they are a glass box with outside shower surrounded by trees. We loved it. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms clean. The restaurant simple as was the food but good. Fun place to stay for one or two nights.

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 4 December 2016

concept for this nature resort is very good, staff are very nice and are always helpful. houses/cabins are located in grassy/treed areas, which is nice, but there are many bugs/mosquito/geckos outside AND inside your cabin. Not that big of an issue if your the outdoorsy type, but waking up and seeing gecko dropping all over the floor from the geckos...

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Bermuda
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Service was great, check in was quick but not rushed. The rooms are fantastic. The breakfast was good but evening dinner needs some improvement. Both times we eat, the food was not hot and we were the only guests there. There is a cheeky little bar which is a great spot to relax

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JCNWG, Manager at Wild Grass Nature Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your comments are noted -- we aim to provide hot food at the requested time so will definitely inquire as to why this has not happened in your case. Otherwise happy to note that your stay with us was good. Wish you a good Christmas season and a great...

Glasgow
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We broke our journey to the east with two nights here, staying in one of the resorts individually designed villas. Accessed by trails though the forest, each villa offers complete privacy to enjoy the surrounding flora and fauna. We found the service to be impeccable and the food of excellent quality. We particularly enjoyed the early morning birdwatching tour, witnessing...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The individual bungalows are delightful, especially the upstairs bedrooms. The outdoor restaurant has a lovely view of the mountains. The service is very good with very personable staff and manager. The location is great; very convenient to Sigiriya. Great for a couple or a family. It would be nice to have walking paths to the nearby lake.

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JCNWG, Manager at Wild Grass Nature Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and glad you liked the service, location and natural surroundings that we are so blessed with at Wild Grass! Yes it is a great place for couples (especially honeymooners) and for families. Thanks for the tip on walking paths to the lake -- we did have one which needs constant attention so it is...

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for the perfect weekend getaway, and stumbled upon Wild Grass Nature Resort quite by chance. We fell in love with the place the minute we drove in. The private, secluded Villas nestled within acres of untouched vegetation truly makes you feel one with nature. The staff, led by Nimal, was amazingly hospitable and professional, and the food...

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Without a doubt the most wonderful place I I have ever stayed. The villa was beautiful with stunning views and the staff were all incredibly kind. Nimal Tennakoon in particular was a wonderful host, always willing to go the extra mile, Nimal Tennakoon really did make our stay extra special. Dinner at the top of the rock is a must,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of an enchanting forest, amongst the whispers of trees and magical birdsong, there exists a slice of paradise. Surrounded by jungles, a lake and the Kandalama hills, Wild Grass is a welcoming eco-retreat located in the Cultural Triangle between Sigiriya and Dambulla. Wild Grass is set amidst 30 acres of unfenced forestland that is frequently visited by rabbits, deer, wild boar, monkeys and over 40 species of birds as well as the occasional wild elephant. It is the ideal location for nature lovers, whether families with children, couples or honeymooners, who wish to enjoy their holiday disturbed only by the sounds of nature, while enjoying the ancient history and marvels of the cultural triangle. A strict nature conservation philosophy is followed here and much is being done to preserve the natural eco-system. Organic farming methods are used to cultivate fruit and vegetables for the resort's own use with the balance requirements purchased from the adjoining village. The unique feature of Wild Grass remains its exceptional natural beauty and absolute solitude afforded to the traveler seeking a perfect rest. Intimate and secluded, the resort limits itself to just 8 villas in the entire property, adequately spaced out to make privacy the ultimate luxury. ... more   less 

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Address: Dunnubindunu Wewa, Govigammana Main Rd | Kumbukkadanwala, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya
Price Range: $373 - $465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wild Grass Nature Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Bring your own torch and umbrella”
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“would be nice to have screens on some of the windows so one can sleep with windows open and hear the jungle noises.”
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