THE LAKE HOTEL
Right by the lake shore, this elegant two-storey hotel offers sublime views of the lake Bendiwewa.
Spread over 3 acres of landscaped gardens, The Lake Hotel overlooks the scenic Parakrama Samudra Sea in Polonnaruwa.
Parakrama Samudra (or King Parakrama's sea or the Sea of King Parakrama) is a shallow reservoir, consisting of five separate reservoirs(thopa, dumbutulu, erabadu,boo, katu tanks) connected by narrow channels in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka.
The northernmost reservoir is the oldest and referred to as Topa wewa (Sinhalese wewa = lake or reservoir) built around 386 AD. The middle section Eramudu wewa and the southernmost portion, at the highest elevation, is Dumbutula wewa, both sections were added and the reservoir expanded during the reign of King Parâkramabâhu I.