The very first Sri Lanka Holidays Eco tourist village was established at the hamlet of Ampitigala, Bulathsinhala area in Madurawala, Horana by Minister of Tourism Nandana Gunathilaka on 27th August 2009.
Distance from Colombo: 60km
Distance from Kalutara tourist Hotel Zone: 24 km
Cost of the project: LKR 8 million
Concept: Sri Lanka Holidays Eco tourist village is established to showcase & promote the traditional local industries of the region: Hand loom, Pottery, Rubber industry
(a) To educate local tourists as well as foreign tourists on traditional life style & traditions of the region.
(b) To upgrade the living status of the inhabitants of the Sri Lanka Holidays eco villages.
The road ahead: pioneering project will be followed with a chain of Sri Lanka Holidays Eco tourist villages around the island of Sri Lanka.