Hotel Hemadan

25A River Avenue, Aluthgama, Sri Lanka | Hotel
Prices starting from $37.00

Travel Blogs from Aluthgama

Day 149 - Happy to be Back

A travel blog entry by costin

... Rotis on a stand out the front, so I asked him a few questions, before we made our way inside. He seemed both very happy and very surprised that we had chosen to eat there. We had no idea what was going on, but were happy to go with the flow, we just made sure everything was veggie (we didn't fancy meat in a place like this). They brought us over a huge plate of Rotis, two bowls of dhal, sambol (a mixture of coconut, onion and chilli), a whole loaf of bread and what ...

Ganga Garden and Paradise island

A travel blog entry by eileen.bracey


... Buddhist temple on the hill top. Back at our hotel we had a much needed shower before heading out to the temple of the tallest Buddha statue in Sri Lanka AND we saw our first elephants! How exciting! Our very chatty tuk tuk driver told us lots about the island and the disaster of the tsunami. We have enjoyed our stay and might come back for Claire's wedding as they have a lovely balcony with wonderful views! Off to Galle ...

Elephant day!!!

A travel blog entry by kirstytev


... us back to the local bar as he had loved it so much the night before! We got some stares again but the barman was happy to serve us two bottles of lion stout. Its really nice but is 8.8%! The locals don't really drink socially. They just drink really strong drinks as fast as they can before staggering home! It closed at 9pm so we headed back to the pub for last orders before getting a tuk tuk home. We have a 6 hour train journey ...

A lot of elephant

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley


... largest tea exporter. The lady showed us the three types they grow here - green tea, white tea and golden tea. White tea and golden tea are different plants - and only the smallest leaf shoots and picked and dried. No further processing. Green tea and black tea come from the same plant - but have different processing to make the different types of tea. Here they make black tea. First the leaves are dried in long troughs until 50% of the moisture has gone. ...

A herd of elephants...

A travel blog entry by girlabouttown


... growing concerns over animal welfare. There were elephants with slight marks around their ankles where chains were used to clip them to rings set in the concrete floor to assign them a feeding spot but that was it. New shelters and enclosures were under construction and rolling fields and jungle surrounding the place provided authentic food. We witnessed elephants smashing up bark, stripping branches, hoovering up leaves etc so felt fine about ...

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This hotel, located on 25A River Avenue, Aluthgama, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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