Frequently Asked Questions
What are the Immigration Requirements for staying in Sri Lanka?
All visitors, except those from Singapore or the Maldives, require a visa for entry into Sri Lanka. Visas can be obtained online at www.eta.gov.lk or from the Sri Lanka Overseas missions. Application for a visa is also possible on arrival at the airport.
Where can I get local currency?
The national currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee. US Dollars, British Pounds and Euros, as well as Traveller’s Cheques, are easily exchangeable in the bank branches located in Digana. We are happy to provide you with transport to the local ATMs should you require this during your stay.
Are there local restaurants nearby?
We have a list of recommended restaurants and hotels for any guests who wish to explore further.
What can we do in the local area?
We have a list of suitable excursions in the local area. Please refer to Excursions section for more details.
Do you have a child policy?
There is no child policy at Bougainvillea Retreat. We welcome children of all ages.
Do you have Driver’s Accommodation?
Bougainvillea Retreat is unable to accommodate drivers at any time. If you require your driver to be nearby, we can assist in finding accommodation in the nearest town, Digana.