Arrival at Medagama River Retreat at Bolgoda
[Transport also could be arranged on request ]
Bolgoda Lake is the largest and most beautiful fresh water lake with the highest bio-diversity in the island. The added advantage is that it is situated not more than 20km from the commercial capital Colombo . It is full of mangroves giving rise to a rich diversity in aquatic fauna and flora.
By the water's edge of this lake is a charming holiday bungalow named The Medagama River Retreat. The calmness and tranquility of the area adds to the charm of the bungalow and its surrounds . The River Retreat with an experienced chef to cater to the taste buds of discerning guests , has three air-conditioned rooms and a spacious garden. The expansive lawn is an ideal play ground for kids of all ages. Furthermore, the Retreat has its own swimming pool & for adventure lovers , a High rope adventure course.
Bolgoda Lake spread out over a very large area was extensively used during the Dutch & British occupation periods as a bird hunting ground . The location is also popular as a traditional lake fishing area . Although angling is a common way of fishing in this lake, a very prominent and a primitive method is by installing fences erected on the lake as a kind of native trap. The lake is also a popular destination for water sport lovers.
Get in to a canoe explore this beautiful lake at your own space.