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  • If you are looking for ultimate calm and serenity then it is best to nestle in one of the resorts in Kandy. The iconic resorts will be the best place for some quiet relaxation and will keep you away from the bustling city life. The beauty of the resorts is enhanced with the postcard view of river and mountains which attracts a lot of travellers.

     Almost all the resorts are placed not far away from the airport which makes it easier for many travellers to reach there. The resorts have a mix of contemporary and stylish interiors with majestic hallways to make your stay a memorable one.

    Here are some of the best resorts in Kandy that you should visit:

  • 01Amaya Resort, Kandy

    Settled in the pictorial scenic backdrop of Kandy overlooking Heerassagala forest and lush mountain of Hanthana, Amaya Hills is a fascinating resort that portrays a perfect amalgamation of exotic Kandyan culture and modern sumptuousness. 

    Based at a distance of 7kms from the heart of Kandy, this elegant resort has hundred guest rooms including suites which all are examples of luxurious sophistication with beautifully crafted Kandyan architecture, heritage wood carvings and breathtaking views of verdant greenery. 

    Experience the mouthwatering fusion of international and local cuisines and revitalize the senses with the excellent therapies and treatments available at Panch karma, the spa at the hotel. The hotel has special services to help in jungle trekking to Hanthana Mountain. 


    Location: 1.8 km from Ceylon Tea Museum 

    Activities and Amenities: Table tennis Swimming Pool,Outdoor dining,Board games,Fitness center,Palm Reading 

    Price: Rs 12000 to Rs 22000 approx

  • 02Thilanka Resort and Spa, Kandy

    In Srilanka’s cultural triangle, Thilanka Resort and Spa is based in the heritage city of Dumbulla and is considered as a paradise destination simply for its exotic arrangements and scenic backdrop of verdant greenery, hilly regions widespread Mango orchards, rice fields and cascading Dumbulla River.

    Rightly referred as The Garden of Pleasures, the resort has chic and sophisticated villas each having 4 deluxe rooms designed to elevate the rich culture and heritage of Sri Lanka. It provides a perfect gateway from the busy schedules of urban life and provides a lazy retreat and revitalization to the soul and the spirit with its exuberant ambience and pampering facilities like the versatile therapies at the spa.

    Location: Dumbulla Activities and

    Amenities: Table tennis, Swimming Pool, Outdoor Dining, Board Games, Fitness Center, Cycling, Horse Riding, Fishing, Volleyball.

    Price: Rs 6000 to Rs 15000 approx.
  • 03Randholee Resort

    Based at the foothills of Mount Pleasant, facing the beautiful views of Alagalla Mountains the luxurious Randholee Resort is a magnificent destination to enjoy royal treatment and extravagant accommodation. In the backdrop of scenic excellence with lush valleys and crimson peaks, the property elevates the rich heritage of Kandyan architecture and traditional luxury. Settled in the peaceful and harmonious Dumbara Valley, the resort has elegant rooms adorned with earthy tones and classic furnitures providing a subtle ambience that relaxes the sole to its core. One can enjoy lip smacking signature dinning by the pool side or mouth melting international cuisine with live music. Enjoy the theme nights on weekends and experience blissful rejuvenation with exclusive therapies at the Ayurvedic Spa

    Location: 20 minutes from Kandy City Centre

    Activities and Amenities: Table tennis,Squash, Badminton,Board Games,Fitness Centre

    Price: 6,999 - 16,036
  • 04Nature Walk Resort

    If the passion is verdant greenery and breathtaking scenic extravaganza then the ideal stop is Nature Walk Resort located at 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 tree tops 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.

    Location: 4km from Kandy City Centre

    Activities and Amenities: Restaurant,Laundry,Room Service,Parking

    Price: Rs 1555 to Rs 3312 approx
  • 05Hantana Holiday Resort

    Nestled in the foothills of Hantana mountain range and surrounded by stretched tea estates, captivating hill slopes, natural forests and a vast expanse of greenery, Hantana Holiday Resort serves as the stress buster and relaxing zone in Nature’s bed. The property is designed and decorated with simplicity, sophistication and elegance that amalgamate modernity with rich Kandyan heritage. The rooms are well facilitated with necessary amenities and services for a comfortable stay. The attached balconies provide an excellent view of the luscious garden and the smoky mountains. The cuisine is prepared by the in house chef and the local Sri Lankan dishes are a specialty here. Supreme hospitality and homely ambience is the key attraction of the resort.

    Location: 2km from Kandy City Centre

    Activities and Amenities: Free Parking, Wi-Fi,Barbecue Facility,Sri Lankan cooking classes

    Price: Rs 1500 to Rs 3500 approx
  • 06Kandy 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 few kilometers from both Kandy Railway station and bus station. The tourist spots are also close which makes it quite preferred by travelers.

    Location: 1.5km from Kandy City Centre

    Activities and Amenities: Free Parking, Wi-Fi, Garden area, Restaurant

    Price: Rs 3045 to Rs 4805 approx
  • 07Kandy Samadhi Centre

    Amidst stretched landscape of lush vegetation Kandy Samadhi Centre is the ideal getaway from the city husk that promises life in Nature’s lap with visionary experience of serene environment comprising of dusky mountains, herb gardens, paddy fields, natural forest and unlimited flora and fauna. The harmonious tranquility and the magical ambience punched with the royal treatment and hospitality makes it a perfect holiday destination in every way. The rich heritage of Kandyan architecture, the extensive Tantric art on the wall murrals and Kandyan antics provides a mesmerizing treat to the eyes. The rooms are facilitated with all essentials and dinning gets delicious with local and western cuisine. The highlights of the location are Yoga and Ayurvedic treatment which energizes the soul, provides mental peace and cures various ailments.

    Location: 25km from Kandy City Centre

    Activities and Amenities: Yoga Retreat,Ayurvedic Spa,

    Price: Rs 5400 to Rs 8800 approx
  • 08Pinecrest Resort

    Nestled along the vast Gurukele mountain range Pine crest 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 historical 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 exclusive dining area which serves western and local cuisines. Arrangements for live music and DJ Band can be made with prior intimation.

    Location: 16km from Kandy City Center 

    Activities and Amenities: Swimming Pool,Buffet Meals,Outdoor Barbecue,Trekking and Mount Climbing outdoor activity assistance 

    Price: Rs 6000-Rs 8500 approx. However there are several packages for full full board, half board honeymoon visitors etc which are different from the rates quoted.
  • 09Hotel Tree of Life

    An exclusive eco resort based in the isolated forest surroundings Hotel Tree of Life is a perfect example of serene ambience and relaxing environment. The simple architecture and classy decoration, the earthy tones and stylish use of greenery make it close to nature without leaving the luxury behind. The rooms are meticulously designed with subtleness and beautified with a private balcony facing the private garden and the majestic mountains beyond. The nature walk in the crimson rays of the sun and listening to the melodious tunes of birds chirping every morning sets the tune for the day. The in house restaurant boosts both local and international cuisine and “Saukya” the ayurveda centre provides versatile treatments to bask in and relax both body and soul.

    Location: 14km from Kandy City Centre

    Activities and Amenities: Swimming Pool,Jogging Court,Pool Table,Mountain Biking

    Price: Rs 7600-Rs 17000 approx.
  • 10Mahaweli Reach Hotel

    Wrapped around authentically with the Ancient Kingdom of Kandy in Sri Lanka, Mahaweli Reach Hotel is the perfect answer to tourists willing to experience leisure at its best. In fact, the hotel is covered with lush green tropical gardens on the banks of Mahaweli River.

    Highlights: Right from the memorable honeymoons to leisure holidays, the hotel serve it all. Adding glory to its functioning is the beauty of nature sprinkled in every corner of its view. Organizing excursions to serving delectable dishes and offering comfortable rooms with qualitative room service, the hotel stands to be an epitome of Sri Lankan hospitality.

    Location: It is located on the banks of River Mahaweli in Weerakoon Mawatha of Kandy district. The surrounding mountain views add to the memories of every visitor staying here.

    Price: Offering Deluxe Room, Executive and Presidential Suites, the hotel ensures that each visitor feels a part of the surrounding heaven. Deluxe room offers river view; while, the Executive and Presidential suites give lush green mountain view.