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Sembuwaththa Lake, Matale

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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3.6/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
Sembuwatta Lake is a tourist attraction situated at Elkaduwa in the Matale District of Sri Lanka, adjacent to the Campbell’s Lane Forest Reserve. Sembuwatta Lake is a man-made lake created from natural spring water. Alongside the lake is a natural swimming pool.Sembuwatta Lake is believed to be 9m to 12m deep. Currently the lake belongs to the Elkaduwa Plantations and produces electricity for the nearby villagers.
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  • It is a man made lake surrounded by tea plantation. The location is at its best when the visitors are less. They charge 200LKR per head to enter the premises and seems they improve / maintain the stan...  read more »
  • We set off for what is called the paradise of the world and is the artificial lake to reserve water and generate electricity. Rented ticked as a means of transport, and in the way we define tea tree species altactic driver either green or red and black pepper and clove tree and herb lemon smell. And coffee tree and have tickets to go up 1000 rupees to the person and when you reach the Lake was checked on tickets and we wandered around the lake surrounded with our tea cardamom trees. And only picked up some tea, and we took pictures and marvels and the atmosphere is nice and clean bathrooms are shaded Pergola shaped cafeteria for refreshments. We caught up with the driver at a small shop selling local fruit. It took up nearly half the time and round at and then we went down and the driver pointed to an Arab restaurant offers tea and coffee and food. And ended the tour with altactic driver account 3000 rupees. The place reminded me of Turkey and Lake daughter but daughter certainly sweeter. But who called the minimum Commission did not see his daughter but really mountainous area is unmatched and their small waterfall in more than one place.
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  • Well....this is man made nice place but I think this place is overrated. Pictures of this place looks may be due to capability of photographer and photogenisity of this place but for n...  read more »
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