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Things to Do

Taru Villas - Maia is where your adventures begin in Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle.

Taking inspiration from the historic monuments that surround it, our luxury boutique hotel in Habarana is a modern interpretation of old-world Sri Lankan design, languages, and artistic styles. Lost within a remote patch of pristine wilderness, yet only an hour or so away from Sri Lanka’s great ancient cities, Taru Villas - Maia teases a range of awe-inspiring things to do in Habarana and beyond. Savour the most unique and desirable travel experiences of the cultural triangle paired with traditional Sri Lankan hospitality.

Take a historical tour of the ancient cities of Anuradhpura and Polonnaruwa. Ascend to the top of the majestic Sigiriya rock fortress and discover its hidden treasures. Embark on a thrilling elephant safari through Minneriya to witness vast herds of Sri Lankan elephants and other wildlife congregating at the banks of the Minneriya reservoir. Our team will help curate your excursions to suit your personal needs and preferences, from information on your destination to arranging transfers, and customised snack packs to keep you and your company well fed and energised throughout the day.

Experience Sri Lanka’s cultural legacy and biodiversity in style with Taru Villas - Maia.

Minneriya Elephant Safari

Be enchanted by one of the largest gatherings of elephants anywhere in the world. View More

Tour to Sigiriya Rock

Arrive at the top of a near 200-metre ancient rock fortress to take in spectacular views and timeless works of art. View More

Dambulla Cave Temple

Journey up the monastic stone steps of a towering rock formation to discover the rich history and artistic legacy of the Dambulla Cave Temple. View More

Sacred City of Anuradhapura

Behold the great stupas and other extraordinary remnants of Sri Lanka’s greatest ancient city. View More

Ancient City of Polonnaruwa

Wander through historic monasteries, palace courtyards, and other enchanting monuments of a bygone golden era. View More