Madhu River provides memorable experience of Boat Safari, which is a different and exciting mode of transportation. Madhu River flows from the heart of the island down to the Balapitiya town, where it finally meets the Indian Ocean.
During the Boat Safari down this beautiful River, anyone can feel the joy at Mangroves, Fish therapy, Landscapes surrounded by the River and different mountains, lifestyle of the islanders, Cinnamon production and much more things. Bring your friends, travel through lush River Islands, and enjoy the rare kind of River Retreat in an incredibly exotic part of the world.
Fishing trips originate in the nearby town of Balapitiya. Your captain will be an experienced local fisherman and your catch could include Tuna, Mahi, Snapper, Grouper, Barracuda, or other game fish.
Off shore, your captain will point out Ambalangoda Lihiniya Gala, which is the nesting point of frigate birds. Bring your fish back to the resort and our Chef will prepare it for your dinner at Lotus Paradise or a BBQ at the River Branch.If you have diving license can go for underwater fish hunting at Hikkaduwa with the assistant of the professional Divers.
Kothduwa, where consists the famous ancient temple which was sheltered for secret Tooth Relic before it was taken to Kandy. In the history it says during the English ruling secret Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha was hidden in Kothduwa Temple.
Temple surrounds with calm waters of the Madhu River and ideal landscape for visitors experience the quiet and calm island experience.
Sri Lanka produces much of the world’s Ceylon Cinnamon production. Madhuwa is Specific Island that fill with pleasant smile of Sri Lankan islanders. Most of them are spend their lives based on Madhu River by catching Fish and Prawns, riding boats and specially producing Cinnamons using the traditional method.
Being on the Southern coast of Sri Lanka in the bay of Galle, the fort was first built by the Portuguese in 1588 before being extensively fortified by the Dutch in the mid-1600s. Recognized by UNESCO for its cultural heritage value, the fort was declared a world Heritage Site in 1988 as a unique exposition of “an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th Centuries”.
The road goes up the hill through Cinnamon plantations to arrive at the Karandeniya Galagoda Shailatharama Viharaya, which houses the largest reclining Buddha statue in South Asia. Inside the hall of the temple lies a gigantic statue 115 feet or 35 meters in length (the famous reclining Buddha statue of Gal Vihara fame of Polonnaruwa is 46 feet or 14 meters). This statue seems To be made of cement but is supposed to be about 800 years old, belongs to the Dambadeniya period in history, in the reign of King Parakramabahu.