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Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, Dambulla

3-star3 stars
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Kurulu Uyana, Pidurangala, Sigiriya, Dambulla, 21120, Sri Lanka

Comfortable villa with balcony, near Ancient City of Sigiriya
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
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Fantastic service
Great location
Delicious food
Great room

Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, Dambulla

from $70
  • Cottage
  • Tree House

What’s around Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, Dambulla


  • Ancient City of Sigiriya - 20 min walk
  • Pidurangala Rock - 7 min walk
  • Sigiriya Museum - 31 min walk
  • Minneriya National Park - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • Dambulla Cave Temple - 13.9 mi / 22.4 km
  • Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium - 13.9 mi / 22.4 km
  • Popham's Arboretum - 15.5 mi / 25 km
  • Ritigala Ruins - 17.3 mi / 27.8 km

Getting around

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 162 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 7 villas


  • Check-in time noon-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details. Guests should be aware that this is an unfenced property located in a wildlife area.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

Other information

  • No alcohol served onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

The manager

Speaks: English.

At the property

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the villa

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, Dambulla’s small print

Also known as

  • Back Beyond Pidurangala Villa Sigiriya
  • Back of Beyond - Pidurangala Villa
  • Back of Beyond - Pidurangala Dambulla
  • Back of Beyond - Pidurangala Villa Dambulla
  • Back Beyond Pidurangala Villa Dambulla
  • Back Beyond Pidurangala Sigiriya
  • Back Beyond Pidurangala Dambulla
  • Back Of Beyond, Pidurangala Hotel Sigiriya
  • Back Of Beyond Pidurangala Hotel Sigiriya
  • Back Of Beyond Pidurangala


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 15 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 82 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, Dambulla

  • Are pets allowed at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Back of Beyond - Pidurangala?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 82 per vehicle one-way.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala?
    You can check in from noon to midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Back of Beyond - Pidurangala?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 24 reviews

Poor 2.0
Poor standards
Extremely poor room condition. Full of bugs, no precautions have been taken to prevent the unacceptable level of bugs. Even the mosquito nets were having large holes in them. Poor unacceptable breakfast. Way below the average and unacceptable standards. Provided the same feedback to the onsite manager.
us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
exactly what we wanted
Totally perfect. Just what we were looking for - bush, close to both rocks, near to town, fabulous staff,great food,comfy tree house .
Anthony, my3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Stayed for two nights, and they where excellent! It’s very beautiful and truly an experience being so close to nature! It is very close to both Piduranagala rock and Sigiriya rock, so we climbed both with plenty extra time. The staff was super helpful with travel information and even made us our lunch to go when we where too late for elefant safari :) The food was great too! All in all I would absolutely recommend this place! We loved it!
Vincent, ie2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
A good experience
We were very excited to stay in the jungle treehouse. The treehouse was exactly as advertised - it was spacious, it looked out onto the jungle, and there were no walls or sides. We felt like we were right in the middle of nature. There was a mosquito net around the bed and a nicely equipped bathroom downstairs. Overall, we are really glad that we had the experience of waking up in the jungle. We were told that the monkeys had learned how to open the fridge (!), But we didn’t have any trouble from the monkeys while we were there. We were also told that if we heard anything large moving around in the jungle at night to just stay upstairs :) The staff at the hotel were friendly and were able to offer useful advice about the local area. The hotel is a ten minute walk to Pidurangala rock and a ten minute tuk tuk (300lkr) to Sigiriya. The hotel is eco-friendly and provides clean drinking water on site where you can refill plastic bottles, which was good. However, there were a few small issues with organisation. For example, we realised after I stay that our booking included breakfast. However, we weren’t told about this while we were there and so we didn’t have breakfast; this was a little disappointing. We felt that the communication from the staff could have been a little better, especially for the high price. Overall though worthwhile if you want to be close to nature.
gb1 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Peaceful location
We stayed in one of the three tree houses, which was a nice experience. We had thought we might see a few monkeys up close but we saw no animals, just a few insects/ frogs in the bathroom. The guys managing the place were helpful and friendly. They got up early to drop us at Pidurangala rock at 5 am for the sunrise climb without any issue. Breakfast of fruit and other choice omelette etc, was more than adequate. Eve meals were really tasty. A little out of the way if you want restaurants and bars and it’s not licenced to sell alcohol , however they are happy for you to bring your own. Overall a good stay for one / two nights. Poss only down side was because you are sleeping outdoors in the tree house the sheets can feel a little damp in the morning.
ann, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A night in a jungle treehouse-highly recommended
Sleeping in a treehouse is a unique experience and we slept exceptionally well, surrounded by the sounds of the jungle. The houses are beautifully appointed and the food was delicious. We were shown the local area on a bike ride and it’s certainly worth checking out the luscious surroundings.
Kirstin, gb2 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Sri Lanka adventures
Unique tree top hotel with interesting concept . Quiet environment
Eu Hong, sg1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Treehouse stay was incredible!
We stayed in the treehouse and it was an incredible experience! Definitely recommend this place to anyone and the breakfasts were delicious- try and opt for the local style breakfasts as everywhere else we have stayed they have only offered western so was nice to have the option! The dinner and lunch prices were slightly more than the town but delicious also! The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable!
Louise, au2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Forest Living
Stayed for three nights with my partner in one of the treehouses, lovely setting in the forest. The site is quite quiet with no amenities in the immediate vicinity. The food was ok but not great in comparison with other places we stayed. Ideally situated for Pidurangula Rock a short walk away for breathtaking views of Sigiriya. Sigiriya itself is only a short Tuk Tuk ride. We also went on trips to elephant safari (1 hour drive away), Polounnara (1.5 hours) which are both worth a visit. Dambulla rock caves is also within striking distance. Overall the service was good and staff very helpful with any queries we had. Wifi connectivity not great. If you're looking for something different then this is the place, we didn't stay anywhere else like this in 2 weeks in Sri Lanka. Word of warning though the Forest can be quite noisy during the night but you soon get used to it.
N D Beck, gb3 night romance trip

Back of Beyond - Pidurangala, Dambulla

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