Being the first of its kind in the isle of Sri Lanka, Leisure world water park is only 20 minutes away from our holiday resort in Avissawella -Purple Sun Resort. 

Leisure World is a theme park that welcomes visitors of all ages to a world of amusement and fun.

Address : Avissawella Road, Seethawaka, Kaluaggala, Hanwalla

Phone: 036 2 253999


Hustler’s paintball is just 30 minutes away from Purple Sun Resort. It offers a great paintball experience with expert guidance and good gear.

Address : Hanwella 
Phone: 077 385 6555


eethawaka Wet Zone botanic is a botanical garden located in Avissawella. This garden mainly serves as a research area with beautifully maintained as well as it being a place where bamboo cultivation is promoted. 

The Seethawaka Wet Zone garden is just 20 minutes away from our nature resort in Avissawella. The latest addition to the 5 botanical gardens in Sri Lanka, the Seethawaka Wet Zone Botanical Garden in Avissawella was open to the public towards the latter part of the year 2014.

Address : Thummodera, Puwakpitiya Road, Avissawella 
Phone : 036 3 795295


Kithulgala Belilena is a well known large cave in Sri Lanka, located 8 km (5.0 mi) from the town of Kitulgala. Evidence of prehistoric human presence as early as 32,000 years ago was recorded at the site.

Our holiday resort in Avissawella is just 1 hour away from the Kithulgala Belilena. So your friends and family can enjoy sightseeing around Avissawella and then head back for a rest at The Purple Sun Resort. 

Address: Kitulgala 
Phone: 071 999 5111


Purple Sun Resort is known as a nature resort in Avissawella, surrounded by nature and a breathtaking hilltop view, true to this claim, you can now experience the Kithulgala water rafting activity in the picturesque Kelani River, which is just 1 hour away from our resort. 

You can take into account the following:

  • The activity covers 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids
  • Suitable for the ages above 10 
  • Safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by the trained instructors beforehand. 

Address: Kitulgala
Phone: 077 355 9945


Purple Sun Resort is one of the few resorts near Avissawella, making it convenient and easy to explore the Avissawella area. 

Visit the beautifully crafted stone structure of Berendi Kovil (Shrine) located at Thalduwa. King Rajasinghe built this for the Hinduism and had been under construction at the time of his death. He is said to have built several tunnels to penetrate into the enemy territories. The tunnel entrance behind the Seethawaka School is believed to be one of them.

Distance from Purple Sun Resort: 1km away from Avissawella

Address: Thalduwa


Bopath Ella is a waterfall situated in the Ratnapura District of Sri Lanka. It has a shape very similar to the leaf of the Sacred fig or “Bo” tree, which has earned it this name. The waterfall is a major tourist attraction in the country and luckily is close to our holiday resort in Avissawella.  

Distance from Purple Sun Resort: 1 hour away

Address: HiggasHena, Devipahala Road, Agalawatta, Kuruwita


Ratnapura meaning City of Gems in Sinhalese,is  the main source of precious and semiprecious stones (including rubies, sapphires, and cat’s-eyes) mined in the valleys by River Kalu Ganga that flows through the district.

Distance from Purple Sun Resort: 1 hour away (in the Sabaragamuwa district of wet Zone of Sri Lanka).