15 Best Resorts in Kandy - 2020 (Photos & 3100 + Reviews)
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If the boredom of city life has brought you down, there are some truly amazing resorts in Kandy to offer you just the respite and peace you’re craving. Located about a three-hour drive away from the bustling streets of Colombo, Kandy is home to several tea plantations and mountain ranges which ensure that the city remains blessed with pleasant weather throughout the year. These resorts boast of astounding views of the rivers, valleys, and mountains of Kandy while providing you with the comforts of home.

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Most of the Kandy resorts are located within close proximity from the airport, making it convenient for travellers. However, if you’re itching to spend some quality time away from the mainstream crowd, there are enough resorts tucked away within the wild folds of Kandy. 

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Inspired by a heady mix of contemporary and traditional styles reflected in the design as well as the ambience, the below-mentioned resorts take the cake when it comes to comfort and hospitality.


Checkout These Kandy Resorts Below- 

01

Amaya Resort

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Amaya Resort

When it comes to luxury, there are few resorts in Kandy that can beat the Amaya Hills Resort. Influenced by the regal charms pertaining to the age of royals families, the Amaya Hills resort is a landmark resort that others strive to match. Offering breathtaking views of the neighbouring mountain ranges and valleys, the resort boasts of impeccable hospitality to ensure you a truly royal stay. 

The in-house spa vows to assure you total relaxation after the day’s activities have left you with sore muscles. The restaurant is acclaimed for its traditional cuisines cooked in spices obtained from the island itself! With four different categories of rooms that offer great views of the mountains, the resort also houses an infinity pool overlooking the mountain valley! It simply doesn’t get any better than this.


Amenities & Facilities:

  • Infinity pool

  • Fitness centre

  • Restaurant

  • Romantic excursions

  • Family actives

  • Onsite camping

  • Spa

Price: Prices start at INR 3,500 per night

Location: Amaya Hills, Herrassagala
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02

Thilanka Resort and Spa

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Thilanka Resort and Spa

Nestled amidst the heritage city of Dambulla, Thilanka Resort and Spa is considered as one of the most exquisite Kandy resorts. Set against the refreshing canvas of foggy mountains and lush greenery, the resort has been nicknamed as ‘The Garden of Pleasures’, and rightfully so. Some rooms of the resort look out at the beautiful orchards near the whispering Dambulla river. 

Lined with elegant, palatial villas furnished with four deluxe rooms, the resort brings the cultural nuances of Sri Lanka to life. For a completely relaxed evening, head to the in-house spa to pamper your senses.


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Orchard view rooms

  • Tennis court

  • Plantation tour

  • Spa

  • Cricket stadium

  • Nature walks

  • Swimming pool

Price: Rooms starting at INR 6,000 per night

Location: 51 Godawalaya Morragollawa, Dambulla

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03

Randholee Resort & Spa

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 Randholee Resort & Spa

Carrying an unprecedented mix of food, culture, and luxury, Randholeee Resort is essentially a melting pot of various cultures. Set against the beautiful backdrop of mighty mountain ranges, the resort hosts regular boat rides over lake Kandy, along with nature hikes to explore the vast greenery of the surrounding woods. The resort sits snugly in the embrace of Mount Pleasant, and the rooms open up to breathtaking views of said mountain ranges that make it one of the best resorts in Kandy.

The colour palette of the rooms is influenced by the colours of the Earth. The rooms are furnished with top Amenities & Facilities: that leaves you with no complaints! Not to mention, the in-house spa takes it upon itself to rid you of all fatigue, leaving you rejuvenated. Also, the resort is widely chosen for corporate events.


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Infinity pool

  • Business centre

  • Spa

  • Fitness centre

  • Badminton court

  • Shopping centre

  • Conference facilities

Price: Rooms start at INR 2,600 per night

Location: Heerassagala Road, Bowalawatte, Kandy

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04

Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa

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 Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa

Think luxury and sustainability don’t mingle? The Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa, one of the few eco-friendly resorts in Kandy, vows to convince you of otherwise. The name ‘Aarunya’ in Sanskrit translates to “first rays of the Sun”, and aptly enough, the resort is home to some of the most phenomenal sunrises in the city. 

Nestled amidst the verdant bounds of Kandy, the resort boasts of mountain-top villas that afford breathtaking views of the Knuckles Mountain range. Aiming to protect mother nature while ensuring you a luxurious stay, the resort features various types of rooms and suites depending on your budget. Each one is furnished elegantly, with commendable Amenities & Facilities: and views of the stunning Knuckles mountains.


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Complimentary breakfast

  • Restaurant

  • Shuttle facility

  • Spa

  • Fitness centre

  • Bar

Price: Rooms start at INR 10,000 per night

Location: 100 Malgamandeniya Road, Alawatugoda 20140, Sri Lanka

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05

The Secret Kandy

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The Secret Kandy

Conveying sheer elegance and luxury, The Secret Kandy, as the name suggests, is an exotic retreat tucked away within the shady boundaries of Kandy. Surrounded by the beauty of cool trees, what was once the residence of the eminent philosopher Siddi Lebbe now stands as one of the richest resorts in Kandy. 

Designed with a unique fusion of traditional splendour and contemporary elements, the resort is home to four different categories of rooms - family suite, junior suite, penthouse suite, and deluxe room. A favourite amongst travellers, the resort promises to pamper and lull your senses like never before.


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Sun terrace

  • Garden

  • Swimming pool

  • Games section

  • Special diet meals

  • Cars on hire

Price: Rooms start at INR 13,000 per night

Location: No. 25, Lady Gordon's Drive, Kandy
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06

Kandy Rivers Edge Nature Resort

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 Kandy Rivers Edge Nature Resort

A great hideout in the verdant arms of nature, Kandy Rivers Edge Nature Resort is one of the most affordable yet luxurious Kandy resorts. Elegantly designed and equipped with modern facilities, the hospitality of the resort is unmatched. Featuring spacious, well-designed rooms with impeccable facilities, there is probably no place better than Kandi Rivers Edge Nature Resort to relax and unwind by the riverside. 

Spend a relaxing day up on the rooftop, treating yourself to beautiful vistas around, or go hiking!


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Private balcony

  • Rooftop

  • Billiard table

  • Hiking Tour

Price: Rooms starting at INR 2,500 per night

Location: Thekkawatta Road, Tennekumbura, Kandy

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Brookside Resort by Earl's

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 Brookside Resort by Earl's

Teaming the simplicity of nature and comforts of luxury, Brookside Resort is one of the most chosen Kandy resorts. A favourite amongst couples and honeymooners, the resort is engulfed in endless greenery that promises some much-needed solitude and privacy. The hill on which the resort sits overlooks the Dumbara Valley and features spacious, homely rooms with modern facilities. 

Boasting of an outdoor swimming pool looking out at the expanses of greenery, the resort is warm and welcoming to all!


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Indoor / outdoor dining

  • Outdoors swimming pool

  • Kid’s play area

  • Rooftop library

  • Indoor games

  • Excursions

  • Rooftop dining

Price: Rooms starting at 1,200 per night

Location: Dumbara Valley, Elkaduwa Road, Wattegama

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Hantana Holiday Resort

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Hantana Holiday Resort

Lodged by the foothills of the Hanthana mountains, amidst the verdant expanses of greenery, Hantana Holiday Resort is one of the best nature resorts in Kandy. The resort’s design mirrors the simplicity and elegance of nature, touched with a dollop of modernity to ensure homely comforts. The resort features spacious, beautifully designed rooms with private balconies that look out over the stunning misty mountains towering over vast stretches of greenery. 

Each room boasts of impeccable design and facilities, conducive to a delightful stay. The in-house restaurant serves tantalising Sri Lankan dishes to pamper your taste buds. In all, Hantana Holiday Resort is the perfect getaway into nature!


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Traditional cooking classes

  • Barbecue facility

  • Wi-Fi

  • Parking

Price: Rooms start at INR 1,500 per night

Location: 6/a/1, Circular Rd, Kandy, Sri Lanka

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Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

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 Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

If you’re looking for the welcoming arms of luxury in the remote corners of Kandy, the Santani Wellness Resort and Spa is your best bet. Located about an hour’s drive away from the heart of Kandy city, the resort is sprawled across 48 acres of lush greenery of a former tea plantation. Perched at an altitude of 2,800 ft. above sea level, Santani boasts of a pleasant climate throughout the year. 

Designed with elegant, contemporary touches, the resort features comfortable and well-furnished rooms that redefine minimalism. There are 16 Mountain View Chalets that take luxury up a notch! In order to encourage the concept of digital detox, there are no televisions on the premises, although Wi-Fi is available on demand. If you’re looking for a nature retreat, a respite from the city life, you’re at the perfect place.


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Mountain views

  • Restaurant

  • Spa

  • Garden views

Price: Rooms start at INR 22,000 per night

Location: Aratenna Estate, 00013, Sri Lanka

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10

Nature Walk Resort

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Nature Walk Resort
If the passion is verdant greenery and breathtaking scenic extravaganza then the ideal stop is Nature Walk Resort located at a distance of 1km from Temple of the Tooth in Kandy. Surrounded by forested areas this resort provides a serene and harmonious ambience which promises rejuvenation and relaxation of both mind and the soul.

Simple terracotta tiles and French doors and subtle room decoration highlights the simplicity of the accommodation. Stretched balconies give a captivating view of the salubrious smoky hills, green treetops and starry nights which makes the stay more arresting. It is quite an advantage that it is a centrally located resort which makes it easily commutable from all parts of the city and there are taxi services arranged from the resort itself.


Amenities & Facilities::


  • Restaurant

  • Laundry

  • Room Service

  • Parking

Price: Rs 1555 to Rs 3312 approx

Location: No 9 Sangamitha Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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La Cabana Resort & Spa

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 La Cabana Resort & Spa

Set along the banks of the Mahaweli river, the La Cabana Resort & Spa is one of the finest resorts in Kandy. The resort is equipped with spacious, well-furnished rooms featuring private balconies that promise some of the best views of the gurgling river below. The river beckons you for a beautiful evening, where you can indulge in camping and barbecues - a beautiful end to a day spent exploring the bountiful nooks of Kandy. 

The in-house restaurant here specialises in Sri Lankan, Chinese, and Western cuisine. You can also hire a bicycle, car, or a bike at the resort to explore Kandy extensively, and then head to the in-house spa to unwind.


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Garden

  • Spa

  • Rooftop

  • Fishing

  • BBQ facilities

  • Shuttle services

  • Private balcony

  • Restaurant

  • Vehicle Hire

  • Spa

Price: INR 1,390 / LKR 3,520 per night

Location: No 21, Sirimalwatta 20000, Sri Lanka

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Kandy Hills Resort

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Kandy Hills Resort
In the backdrop of lush tropical greenery, close to the heart of the city, Kandy Hill Resort is an ideal destination to spend relaxing holiday in world heritage city of Kandy. The property promises captivating and mesmerizing pictorial views of the luscious and smoky mountain ranges, fascinating ambience, creatively designed room décor, simple sophisticated furniture’s, hygienic and clean surroundings and absolute peaceful relaxation.

The in house restaurant specializes in Local Sri Lankan cuisine and Continental styles of food which can be also be enjoyed as room service. The greatest advantage of choosing Kandy Hill Resort is its location which is only a few kilometres from both Kandy Railway station and bus station. The tourist spots are also close which makes it quite preferred by travellers.


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Free Parking

  • Wi-Fi

  • Garden area

  • Restaurant
     
  • Room service

Price:
Rs 3045 to Rs 4805 approx

Location:  No. 84 Rajaphilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Kandy Panorama Resort

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Kandy Panorama Resort

Located around 2 km away from the city centre, Kandy Panorama Resort is one of the most widely chosen resorts in Kandy. It is perched atop a mountain cliff that towers the vast stretches of Dumbara Valley. Though available at relatively affordable prices, the resort is nothing short of a luxury. The restaurant is famous for its mouthwatering Asian and continental delicacies that you can enjoy with mind-blowing views of the Knuckles Mountain range! 

The rooms are furnished with private balconies that open up to incredible views of the Mahaweli river. Retire to the hotel garden at the end of a long, adventurous day to rejuvenate your senses, or head to the balcony to treat yourself to the sun setting over the mountain ranges! The resort is a mere 15 minutes drive away from the city of Kandy and ensures a delightful stay.


Amenities & Facilities

  • Bar
  • Restaurant

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Garden

  • Guided tours

  • Wheelchair accessibility

  • Private balcony

Price: Rooms starting at INR 1,710 per night

Location: 352/H Off Dhamaraja Mawatha, Kandy


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Pinecrest Resort

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Pinecrest Resort
Nestled along the vast Gurukele mountain range Pine crest is one of the famous resorts in Kandy that provides excellent pictorial views and tranquil surroundings. Extensive mountain ranges stretched forested areas and lush greenery forms the backdrop of Pinecrest which is a semi-luxurious accommodation in the historic majestic city of Kandy.

Decorated with simple styles and classy sophistication the rooms provide subtle peacefulness and a grand view of the majestic mountains and natural forest. The resort holds an exclusive dining area which serves western and local cuisines. Arrangements for live music and DJ Band can be made with prior intimation.


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Swimming Pool

  • Buffet Meals

  • Outdoor Barbecue

  • Trekking and Mount Climbing

  • Outdoor activity assistance 

Price: Rs 6000-Rs 8500 approx. 

Location: 16km from Kandy City Center 
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Kandy Mountain Resort

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Kandy Mountain Resort

Resting stop verdant hills, Kandy Mountain Resort offers a quiet, peaceful escape into the bounties of nature. A unique amalgamation of rustic charm and warm comfort, the resort promises commendable hospitality and Amenities & Facilities including bicycles and cars on hire. The rooms are well-furnished and spacious enough to make sure you have a comfortable stay. 

You can also request guided tours near the resort or adventure activities on site. The in-house restaurant is a great place to try out the local cuisine, and if required, special diet meals can also be arranged.


Amenities & Facilities::

  • Airport shuttle

  • Bridal suite

  • Currency exchange

  • Vehicles on hire

  • Hiking

  • Barbecue facilities

  • Guided tours

  • Special diet meals

Price: Rooms start at INR 3,000 per night

Location: Pitakanda Road, Kandy

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