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Ulagalla by Uga Escapes wins 8 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards ranking among top 10 in Asia

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TripAdvisor, the travel website that helps travellers across the globe, find the latest reviews and lowest prices, recently announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards. Among the many contenders, Ulagalla from UgaEscapes has emerged triumphant, winning several Asian and Local Awards of Excellence. 

Hailing under the Asian Region, Ulagalla has secured four awards. Ranking Number 14 among the Top 25 Small Hotels in Asia, Number 10 among the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Asia, Number 17 among the Top 25 for Best Service in Asia, and Number 20 among the Top 25 for Romance in Asia, the Resort has imprinted the quality of Sri Lanka’s hospitality in the Region.

Ranking among the Sri Lankan winners, Ulagalla has topped the list as the Number 1 Luxury Hotel in Sri Lanka and Number 01 Hotel for Best Service. They have also been ranked Number 2 among the Top 25 Romantic and Top 25 Small Hotels in Sri Lanka.

Commenting on their special achievements, Uga Escapes CEO Ramli Gaffoor added, “The hallmarks of Travelers’ Choice hotels winners are remarkable quality, service and value. We are delighted to have Ulagalla recognised by such standards of Trip Advisor, as one of the Top Destinations on the rise in Sri Lanka and in the Asian region. This is a great testament to the growth that we have been experiencing since our inception in 2010.”He further added, “Ulagalla has found its way into the hearts of diverse travellers from around the world. From the exceptional aura of ancient kingdoms, the nature-based adventures offered by the facility, and character-rich communities immerse visitors in a luxurious, ecology-sustainable experience, and offer a unique travel opportunity for the international travellers.” 

Every year, TripAdvisor recognises thousands of diverse properties in major countries and regions worldwide. Travelers’ Choice Award winners are determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travellers worldwide. The winners are ranked for their exclusive value, service, amenities and overall experience. Hence they are also renowned as a great source of inspiration for travellers.

Ulagalla by Uga Escapes, a landmark property of UGA Escapes Management Ltd. celebrated eight years of successful operations recently. Located in the village of Thirippane, Anuradhapura, Ulagalla is an eco-resort which offers luxury in the midst of a traditional village setting. The resort is a 30 minutes’ drive away from Anuradhapura and an hour away from Sigiriya, the ancient rock kingdom also known as the Eighth Wonder of the World. Whether a visitor is looking for a great hotel of value, a luxurious wild adventurous splurge, or a romantic honeymoon getaway, millions of reviews and opinions at Trip Advisor, stands witness that Uga Escapes is a perfect destination.

Uga Escapes is a fully owned subsidiary of the Finco Group. Incorporated in 1963, the group comprises of several companies recording success in diverse fields. The company owns boutique properties offering unique experiences across the island that include Ulagalla in Anuradhapura, Jungle Beach in Trincomalee, Uga Bay in Pasikudah, the latest addition Chena Huts in Yala, and Residence by Uga Escapes in the heart of Colombo.


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