The Mudhouse: The Timeless Escape

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A visit to The Mudhouse is perhaps the closest you can get to real-life time travel. The sturdy-but-stylish wooden huts harken back to another age, and at nighttime the property is lit by candles and starlight. Forgo your modern worries, and get back to your roots at this Sri Lankan eco-resort.

Where You’ll Stay

The traditionally-built huts on the property are surprisingly comfortable, and combine elements from Sri Lankan and Western design.

  • 5 unique, traditionally-built thatched huts with no electricity, equipped with binoculars, cool boxes, mosquito nets, towels, blankets, bird books, and bicycles
  • Huts include dining and lounge areas, hammocks, mats, Western-style indoor toilets, outdoor showers, and laundry areas
  • Onsite organic farm and traditional Sri Lankan kitchen
  • Outdoor yoga pavillion
  • Solar-powered LED lighting after dark
  • Property includes numerous nature trails 
  • Rates begin at $190 per night
What You’ll Do

Your stay at The Mudhouse is a chance to unplug from the modern world and rediscover your love of the wild through outdoor adventures and cultural experiences. 

  • Yoga
  • Cycling
  • Nature walks
  • Bird watching
  • Kayaking
  • Lakeside picnics
  • Tonigla Rock Inscription
  • Cooking lessons
  • Paramakanda Temple
Regenerative Impact
  • Utilizes local, sustainable materials in the construction of traditionally-built huts
  • Onsite, organic farm provides most of the food used in the kitchen
  • Invites guests to volunteer on the farm at any time
  • Kitchen uses locally-sourced ingredients and composts leftovers
  • Use of solar-powered LED lights
  • Continues to use traditional, labor-intensive practices onsite to employ local people
One of the bedrooms in the huts at The Mudhouse
Regenerative Resorts Member Benefits:
  • Jar of home-cooked pickles on departure 
  • Departure gift

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