Amaya Lake, bagged the top spot in its category at the Presidential Awards for Travel and Tourism, 2009, winning the award for ‘Tourist Hotels Star Classified Deluxe Accommodation – 4 Star.’ This awards ceremony recognises both individuals and organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to the growth and success of tourism in
Sri Lanka and hopes to encourage and ensure the sustainable development of the tourism industry.
Amaya Lake is a symphony of nature and culture and lies on the shores of the Kandalama Lake. Modelled on a typical Sri Lankan village, Amaya Lake is spread out over 22 hectares of natural dry zone, in the heart of the Cultural Triangle.
The Amaya name has become synonymous with the blend of old and new and all three prop- erties that come under the Amaya Resorts and Spas umbrella, offering guests modern facilities, combined with the rich experiences of a culture that can be traced back over 2,500 years. They also provide an array of services outside the scope of traditional wed- dings and reception func- tions. There are several venues to choose from and all arrangements can be tailor-made to suit the customer’s specific needs.
In addition to the spread of fare prepared from fresh produce, direct from the village, the hotel, also of- fers a variety of Ayurvedic beverages brewed to ancient standards, and intend to fulfil a range of different needs from relaxa- tion, to invigoration; the beginning or end to a day spent exploring the culture of the surrounding or trek- king through the jungles.