Sri Lanka is home to an abundance of alluring sights which can be enjoyed in one’s own time. Amongst all these are the Maha Oya Hot Springs which is located a mere 2 km from the town of Maha Oya. Comprising of seven hot wells of varying temperatures, this attraction can easily be accessed by staying at any one of the Sri Lanka boutique hotels in the vicinity. Uga Escapes which falls under the category of Sri Lanka luxury hotels will be a good choice of lodging from where you could plan a day’s trip to the Maha Oya Hot Springs.
From all the wells two are ideal for a bathe. The temperature in one of the wells has been known to reach a searing 56 Celsius. A constant feature of the wells is that you will see steam evaporating throughout the day and would make for excellent photographs for the at scrap book back home. In the past the area was not accessible owing to the civil war that plagued the country but presently the area continues to be a thriving city that attracts many a tourist. Those of you travelling through Kandy can continue on to Mahiyanganaya and thereafter Padiyathalawa which will take around 6-7 hours. The journey is truly worth it for you will be able to witness a spectacle that cannot be limited to a mere description.
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