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Rafters Retreat

157 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing white water rafting, the longest one we ever had.swim in the river was great. Its being one with nature, the food and hospitality was warm and welcoming..needless to say Chana was a great host. Thank you for making it a memorable one

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as part of an adventure tour booked through STA travel so we had no idea what to expect! Tucked in the middle of the Sri Lankan jungle we found the Rafters Retreat to be simply yet stylish. The accommodation provided is basic...More

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed here during our trip through Sri Lanka for one night. The place has a great location by the river and the bungalows are very cosy. However, the staff hardly speaks and understands English. Also the food could be better, the dinner buffet was...More

1  Thank LisannevdBrink
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Rafters Retreat is very basic accommodation. Rooms are ok but not very big and with very rudimentary bathroom facilities. You are certainly at one with nature, but the open wall which gives you a great view of the river makes it extremely noisy at night...More

1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This place is exactly what it is called: a retreat for rafters. It is quite basic, certainly not a resort. Situated just next to the river means: great views but also quite some noise from the water. The bungalows have no glass windows, so the...More

1  Thank folker_lamote
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US$57 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$57 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Nimit M
28 December 2017|
Response from LisannevdBrink | Reviewed this property |
We needed to pay extra..
Osamah S
30 April 2017|
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Response from Nimesh W | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely yes you can do the rafting with them. Morning time is always preferable as the water flow is bit high that time (if you want to enjoy the rafting its a must) and you wont feel much heat in d morning usually.Enjoy
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"Ask to be closer to the main pavilion - when it gets dark it's hard to see."
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"Be sure you are a out and out nature lover."
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"Nice place in Sri Lanka."
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"All the rooms are facing the river and a part of the nature in every signle way starting from the entrance to..."
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