the glenrock is a luxury hideaway boutique nature resort, located roughly three and half hours from Colombo, in a mountainous village, close to the sleepy little town Belihuloya. Hidden on the banks of the cascading rocky river Belihuloya in a small basin called Ulugala Thenna (Tile Rock Plains) and nestled among the World's End/Horton Mountain Range**, Adam's Peak Mountain and the Rabbit Rock( Ha Gala), the glenrock provides the guest a naturally relaxing holiday experience.
Unwind yourself amidst simple pleasures of life that money cannot buy; fresh air, natural spring water, breathtaking views of mountains, rocky river, terrace farming, bird and butterfly watching and mouth watering farm fresh dishes made by the chef with international experience. Choose your style, modern luxury suites with single/double Jacuzzi's or luxury eco cabanas with shower or eco cottage with double Jacuzzi and private riverside garden.
Nature meeting luxury
The location provides a superb blend of natural beauties in one basket such as breathtaking mountain views, flora , fauna, water, farms, village setting etc, for the guest to experience. the glenrock by providing luxuries inside the suite/cabana and with the classy restaurant makes sure coarseness associated with the nature gives no negative impact on the natural luxuries the guest is showered at this nature hideaway.
Beyond the splendour of nature, the glenrock provides a platform where the guest can experience the enormous power the nature possess to heal the body through the soul. Breathtaking views, meditational sounds of river and streams, sights and sounds of birds and some other wildlife provide natural therapy to the mind , while spa treatments, dipping your feet in river or pond for fish therapy ,taking a dip in the natural pool on the river, a walk on specially created stone path for stimulating therapy for heels, a walk in the village to the ancient cave temple would add a greater healing experience rejuvenating the body and soul.
Getting the best out of your stay
the glenrock is a top rated eco luxury boutique hotel located roughly three and half hour (depending on traffic) to the most popular nature attractions in the beautiful hill country of Sri Lanka. For example , Horton Plains and the World's End( 66 km), Adam’s Peak (87km – Normal route, 57km – Shortcut route) and Ella (76 km) Also, Scenic train ride, Udawalawa National Park elephant safari(71km), Lipton Seat viewing point with Tea Factory tour(48km). Since these attractions are only a day or half day tours from the hotel, most guests use our hotel as the base of their hill country part of the tour.
Inside the hotel and the village
River based activities , Natural pool on the river, natural fish therapy on the river, natural water therapy on the river ,stone walk foot therapy, inside room spa therapies , walk in the vicinity of the hotel, two free village tours( falls and ancient cave temple tours). While all these are free of charge except spa therapies and mountain hikes, we find most of the guests take time sometimes days indulging themselves in such natural luxuries only the the glenrock can offer.
Please see activities/excursion pages of the website for more details.
Also, with free village tours provided by the hotel, many nature and river based activities (village walks, village (Rabbit Rock) mountain hike,fish therapy, natural pool, therapy etc.) and also the views of river or mountains creating an ideal environment to just sit, relax and rejuvenate from the outer deck of the own room, most guests stay 3-5 days at the glenrock engaged in inside hotel/village activities and excursions, while others express that they wish if they had more days at the glenrock.
**Although the Google maps may show you the distance to World's End as 8.6 kms, that trail is prohibited to be used for traveling according to government restrictions. Actual distance to World's End and Horton Plains from the glenrock is 66 km (one way)