Welcome to Simpson's Forest Hotel, where the echoes of history blend seamlessly with the tranquility of nature. Our story begins in the heart of a subtropical mountain forest, a haven nestled along the Wattegama Elkaduwa Road, at an elevation of 1300 meters above sea level. This enchanting forest patch, known as Simpson's Forest, bears witness to a rich legacy that dates back to the British era.
Sir E.H. Simpson, a visionary planter of the time, played a pivotal role in preserving and protecting this captivating forest. His commitment to environmental stewardship not only secured the lush landscape but also gave birth to a watershed that would prove to be a lifeline for the surrounding village community. Even in the most arid seasons, the continuous water source provided by Simpson's efforts ensured sustenance for the local residents.
Sir E.H. Simpson's foresight and dedication earned him deep respect and admiration from the local community. His legacy endures in the thriving ecosystem of Simpson's Forest, where every rustle of leaves and chirp of birds carries the echoes of a bygone era. Our hotel stands as a testament to the harmonious coexistence of history and nature, inviting you to immerse yourself in the beauty of this timeless landscape.
As you explore Simpson's Forest Hotel, you'll find that every corner is infused with the spirit of conservation and appreciation for the natural world. From the meticulously preserved surroundings to the thoughtful design inspired by the region's heritage, our commitment to honoring the legacy of Sir E.H. Simpson is evident throughout.
Join us on a journey through time and nature, where the story of Simpson's Forest unfolds with each passing breeze and the whisper of leaves. Your stay with us is not just a retreat into luxurious comfort; it's an immersion into the living history of a forest that has stood the test of time, thanks to the foresight of a visionary planter and the enduring bond with the local community.