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Set amid a natural landscape, Back of Beyond – Pidurangala offers a peaceful getaway in Sigiriya. Just 0.6 mi from Sigiriya Rock, this property features free Wi-Fi, free parking and a natural setting in the middle of a forest.

Rooms come with traditional interiors and wooden furnishings. A private bathroom comes with hot and cold shower facilities.

Recreational choices include a cycling or hiking trip. Guests can go on a bird watching excursion or elephant watching safari to Minneriya or Kaudulla National Park.

A fine selection of local and Western dishes are served at the restaurant.

Pidurangala – Back of Beyond is a 30-minute drive to Dambulla Town. Katunayake International Airport is approximately 3.5 hours away by car.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Back of Beyond - Pidurangala has been welcoming guests since Sept 7, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher, Asian

Free private parking


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4 reasons to choose Back of Beyond - Pidurangala

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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Pidurangala Rock
    0.3 miles
  • Sigiriya Rock
    0.9 miles
  • Sigiriya Museum
    1.2 miles
  • Habarana Lake
    4.9 miles
  • Minneriya National Park
    5.2 miles
  • The Forgotten Temple Kaludiya Pokuna
    6.7 miles
  • Angammedilla National Park
    10 miles
  • Dambulla Cave Temple
    11.4 miles
  • Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium
    11.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Sigiriya Rock
    0.6 miles
  • Mountain Pidurangala Rock
    1.2 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Asian, European

Amenities of Back of Beyond - Pidurangala
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cooking class Off-site Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
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From 12:00 PM


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
$10 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
$20 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Back of Beyond - Pidurangala accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that a deposit of 30% will be charged from the credit card (Visa or Mastercard) upon booking. The balance has to be settled at the lodge in cash (USD or Sri Lankan Rupees), as the property does not accept card payment.

Please note that by making a reservation, you would be entering a wildlife area and staying in an unfenced property. The stay/tours conducted might take or bring you into contact or vicinity of wild animals (including snakes, spiders, wild boar, elephants etc.). Back of Beyond staff members, associates and/or agents cannot be held liable for any encounters involving the behavior of wild animals. The stay and entry into the wildlife area and Back of Beyond is at your own risk and responsibility.

FAQs about Back of Beyond - Pidurangala

  • Back of Beyond - Pidurangala has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Vacation Home
    • Family

  • Check-in at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Back of Beyond - Pidurangala offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bike tours
    • Cooking class

  • The prices at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Back of Beyond - Pidurangala can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Kosher
    • Asian

  • Back of Beyond - Pidurangala is 1.7 miles from the center of Sigiriya.

  • Yes, Back of Beyond - Pidurangala is popular with guests booking family stays.