Location of Ulagalla Anuradhapura

Location Travel Duration Distance to Hotel
Colombo4 Hours 203 km
Airport3 Hours 30 Mins 171 km
Sigiriya1 Hour 30 Mins 52.8 km
Anuradhapura45 Mins 34.8 km
Pollonnaruwa1 Hour 31 Mins 81.8 km
Sri Maha Bodi48 Mins 33.7 km
Wilpaththu National Park2 Hours 86.6 km
Mihintale30 Mins 25.5 km

Be treated like royalty at Ulagalla Resort in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura right in the heart of the ancient cultural triangle and birth place of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. Hidden away in the quiet village of Thirappane in the Anuradhapura district, this unmistakable Anuradhapura hotel is located on a sprawling 58-acre estate nestled among two sparkling reservoirs, lush green paddy lands and lily ponds.

The little hamlet of Thirappane is on the main Dambulla – Anuradhapura route (A9) around 40km North of Dambulla. Ulagalla Resort is a further 2km inland from the turn off at Thirappane junction. The resort is approximately 160km from the Bandaranaike International airport and 176 km from the capital Colombo and can be reached through Dambulla or through Puttlam via Anuradhapura town. The shortest route is via Dambulla and given below are the directions.

Route to Ulagalla from the Bandaranaike International Airport via Dambulla

  • Exit the airport and enter B208 and head towards Minuwangoda at Minuwangoda town turn left on to B11 which will then join with B322 the Negombo- Giriulla road .
  • At Griulla take right towards B308 and head to Narammalla.
  • At Narammala take right towards Kurunagela and take the B247.
  • At Kurunagela take the A6 towards Dambulla and then take the A9 towards Anurdhapura by turning left at the Mirisgoniya junction (The A6 and A9 run parallel from Dambulla to Mirisgoniya junction)
  • Keep continuing on the A9 passing the Kakirawa junction and Maradankadawala junction towards Tirappane police station.
  • Take the first right after the Police station and continue for approximately 2km to Ulagalla on the Athungama (Ulagalla) road.

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Closest airport to Ulagalla

Anuradhapura Domestic Airport (25km from Ulagalla) approximately 30 minutes drive

Other options

Ulagalla can be reached directly by Helicopter where guest can land at the resort’s own helipad.

Air transfers with Cinnamon Air is also available to reach the hotel from the Colombo International Airport