Lake Views and Nature - Gallery

Come enjoy the calm nature of Shiny Lakeside . Come enjoy the calm nature of .... Peaceful nature walks around the resort . Peaceful nature walks around t.... Watch magnificent birds fly close by . Watch magnificent birds fly cl.... View of the peaceful surroundings . View of the peaceful surroundi.... Walk through the mangrove alley to enter the resort. Walk through the mangrove alle.... Take a relaxing boat safari to explore the wonderful lagoon. Take a relaxing boat safari to.... Catch a glimpse of the local wildlife including mongoose. Catch a glimpse of the local w.... Hear the call of the wild peacocks. Hear the call of the wild peac.... Watch the family of endangered Purple-faced langurs bound through the trees. Watch the family of endangered.... Hear and watch the endemic flameback woodpecker. Hear and watch the endemic fla.... Take the walkway to the rocky point and take in the beauty. Take the walkway to the rocky .... Watch the amazing sea eagle soar over the resort. Watch the amazing sea eagle so.... Brahminy Kites arrive in large flocks to fish in the lake in front of you. Brahminy Kites arrive in large.... The white-bellied kingfisher is often seen waiting to dive for fish. The white-bellied kingfisher i.... The small common kingfisher is a winter visitor. The small common kingfisher is.... The majestic great white egret is a common visitor. The majestic great white egret.... Watch egrets and heron fishing close by. Watch egrets and heron fishing.... The colorful jungle lizard is a common sight. The colorful jungle lizard is .... Watch the giants of the lake - water monitors - cruise through the water. Watch the giants of the lake -.... Water monitors eat fish, crabs, and carrion - harmless to humans. Water monitors eat fish, crabs.... The incredibly beautiful white Asian Paradise flycatcher frequents the resort in winter. The incredibly beautiful white.... The more common brown paradise flycatcher is a common winter visitor. The more common brown paradise.... Relaxing place to watch day turn to night. Relaxing place to watch day tu.... Boat safari. Boat safari. At night you can often hear the call of the different owls - like this scops owl. At night you can often hear th.... Flocks of parrots can be seen and heard . Flocks of parrots can be seen .... The small palm squirrel can be seen running around the resort. The small palm squirrel can be.... The langurs eat leaves and tree flowers and fuits when available. The langurs eat leaves and tre.... Long-billed sunbirds move around the flowers looking for nectar. Long-billed sunbirds move arou.... There are several varieties on mangroves at the resort - this is a mangrove seed. There are several varieties on.... Mangrove flowers have a wonderful scent in the early morning. Mangrove flowers have a wonder.... The delicate dove orchid blooms for only a day. The delicate dove orchid bloom.... the wild glorious lily. the wild glorious lily. Small and beautiful water lily. Small and beautiful water lily. The endemic Sri Lankan green pigeon can be found high in the trees. The endemic Sri Lankan green p.... The lagoon waters are usually calm and peaceful. The lagoon waters are usually .... An abundance of water birds at the resort including purple herons. An abundance of water birds at.... The ibis is a year round visitor . The ibis is a year round visit.... Open billed storks can be found in the nearby paddy fields. Open billed storks can be foun.... The pond heron is a typical visitor around the resort. The pond heron is a typical vi.... The little green heron is frequently seen hunting under the bungalows . The little green heron is freq.... Lapwings are daily visitor to the rocky point. Lapwings are daily visitor to .... Cattle egrets are always around the restuarant. Cattle egrets are always aroun.... small but very vocal tailorbirds abound. small but very vocal tailorbir.... Mynas mimic other local birds. Mynas mimic other local birds. Mangrove walkway to the bungalows. Mangrove walkway to the bungal.... A large water monitor catching some sun. A large water monitor catching.... Playful fun on the lake. Playful fun on the lake. Giant fruit bats - called flying foxes - can be seen at sunset flying to their feeding areas. Giant fruit bats - called flyi.... The neighbors can take you skiing or wakeboarding. The neighbors can take you ski.... Crested serpent eagles are often seen and heard above the resort. Crested serpent eagles are oft.... White-bellies sea eagles fly directly over the resort. White-bellies sea eagles fly d.... The resort is located within a cinnamon garden. The resort is located within a.... During the season the small cinnamon trees are cut . During the season the small ci.... Workers in the resort remove the cinnamon bark from the plants and it ie ready to sell. Workers in the resort remove t.... Calm reflections. Calm reflections. Amazing panoramic views. Amazing panoramic views. Family group exploring the lagoon. Family group exploring the lag.... Riding in style a great way to see wildlife. Riding in style a great way to.... Many varieties of butterflies  . Many varieties of butterflies .... Common rose butterfly. Common rose butterfly. Beauty everywhere from large to small. Beauty everywhere from large t.... Blue-tailed bee-eaters can be seen and heard in large flocks around sunset. Blue-tailed bee-eaters can be .... Indian black robins nest in the area. Indian black robins nest in th.... The endemic Sri Lankan hanging parrot can be seen in the area. The endemic Sri Lankan hanging.... The yellow-billed babbler - called pol kicha - rambles around in groups of 5 to 10 . The yellow-billed babbler - ca.... Fresh bananas, papaya, and mangos can be found. Fresh bananas, papaya, and man.... Cashew nut trees are common in the area. Cashew nut trees are common in.... Brown-headed barbets can be seen and heard. Brown-headed barbets can be se.... It is wonderful to sit and watch the kites as they go fishing. It is wonderful to sit and wat.... Black-headed orioles bring a splash of color. Black-headed orioles bring a s.... The kingfishers are skilled hunters. The kingfishers are skilled hu.... Wonderful to watch. Wonderful to watch. The female Asian koel is a symbol for Sri Lankan New Years. The female Asian koel is a sym.... Cormorants spend much of their day fishing and waiting . Cormorants spend much of their.... Drongos can be seen darting from the trees catching insects. Drongos can be seen darting fr.... Four types of egrets can be found. Four types of egrets can be fo.... A beautiful way to end the day is watching flocks of egrets fly into the sunset. A beautiful way to end the day....