Madunagala hot springs
Hot springs, Madunagala Hot Springs are located in the South of Sri Lanka is quite far from all the popular resorts. The nearest resort Tangalle is located nearly 50 kilometers, to say nothing of Unawatuna and others. However, this place is worthy of such a long trip, especially because on the way you can look so much more interesting. From any resort in the South you can go to the hot springs for one day, but it will have to take a taxi, tuk-tuk or rent a transport.
The place is little known among tourists, so the tourists are very rare guests. But locals hot springs are very popular and almost sacred. The hot springs area is quite extensive and well-kept, and even includes a Bungalow where you can stay overnight or stay a little longer, if longer have the desire to take a hot bath. However, unfortunately, to take a hot therapeutic bath as it is done at the hot springs in other countries will not work here. To fully immerse in hot water treatment will not succeed. Hot springs are wells under the open air, which scoop water from the buckets and poured. No hot baths.
Near the wells changing rooms (but they have no soul), benches, canopies. Boxes to store things there, and have to leave on the benches and look after them until poured from a bucket. The appearance in the local swimwear is not welcome here, although officially the property and is not prohibited. The locals poured directly into clothing, or wrapped in sheets.
A little about the water: here she has a temperature of 44 degrees, rich in minerals, and no smell of hydrogen sulfide.
💵 Entrance fee / ticket price: RS 100, Parking - 30 crores (see money Sri Lanka, the exchange rate)
🕐 Working time: 7:00 – 19:00
🚶 How to get: see the Hot springs on the map. You can only get here in a rented transport, a taxi or tuk-tuk.