Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel was once a palace in
1806. Today, much of the colonial style of the place is kept intact, thanks to
the excellent management of the hotel authorities.
Highlights: One of the best 5-star heritage hotels in Colombo.
Location: Dehiwala, Colombo.
Price: Approximately LKR28000.
Activities & Amenities: This is a five star luxury beach resort. Hence, the services, food, beverages, recreational facilities, rooms, interiors and overall ambience are absolutely top-class. When you are done with touring around the place, you can get mental and physical rejuvenation from the resort’s spa and beauty parlour. Alternatively, you could also chill around in the resort’s pool.
This resort offers unlimited entertainment for guests of all age groups.
Distance from main city: 4 minute-walk from railway station of Mount Lavinia and 4km from the National Zoological Gardens.
Food: Seafood is the speciality of this resort as all the 3 restaurants here churn up lip-smacking local and international cuisine styles.
Ranveli Beach Resort, Colombo
Highlights: A major highlight of this place is that the beach is just about one km away. The place is also one of the most sought after honeymoon destinations, as couples love to take a cosy stroll along the beach during the evening hours.
Location: De Seram Road, Colombo.
Price: Around LKR6500.
Activities & Amenities: Open air restaurant, free Wi-Fi, courtyard pool, excellent gardens, separate kitchens and many more.
Distance from main city: 4km from National Zoological Gardens and 12km from the famous Gangaramaya Temple.
Food: The restaurant at this resort serves all kinds of international cuisine and the bar houses excellent choices of local and international quality of drinks.
Highlights: True to the reputation that all Taj Group of Hotels enjoy, Taj Samudra too enjoys a lot of reputation among its guests for its international quality of services rendered. Ensure that you don’t miss out on the absurdly awesome aromatherapy sessions from Ayurveda professionals at the spas here.
Location: Galle Face, Colombo.
Price: Around LKR33000; however it is worth every penny as you will get to witness luxury like never before here.
Activities & Amenities: Spas with relaxing wellness treatments, swimming pool, gym, pool tables and other recreational activities.
Distance from main city: 2km from Gangaramaya Temple and 5km from Colombo Fort.
Food: The international quality of food and wine at Taj Samudra is definitely ranked as one of the best in the world.
Amaya Resort, Kandy
Thilanka Resort and Spa, Kandy
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.
Highlights: You can get a chance to dine in one of the finest seven restaurants and will allow you to cook meals as per your specifications
Food: Don’t forget to try the delicious meals from the Curry Leaf Restaurant.
Activities: The hotel also has an in –house gym, pool and tennis court. You will get access to free wi-fi and free refreshments too. There is free parking too which comes along with it.
Location: It is 5 min away from Colombo. The hotel has executive, deluxe, guest rooms and suites.
Prices: the prices start from $ 138 and can go upto $ 265
Location: It is located in Bambalapitiya and is well connected with Colombo’s business district. The best thing about the rooms of this hotel is that each and every room is different from the other. It is one of the most impressive boutique which is hard to find anywhere else in Sri Lanka.
Food: You can try some delicious cuisine with the authentic Sri Lankan Mild Curry Prawn Bisque
Activities: You can finally absorb yourself in some good books with a well stacked library, 24 hour room service and a free accessible wi-fi. The boutique also offers different spa facilities which will keep you rejuvenated
Prices: 450 USD
Earl's Regency, Kandy
It has housed some of the best restaurants with some amazing dining options. If you are looking for themed dine in you should go for Far Pavilion and if you are a hard core Indian at heart, don’t forget to relish the curries served at the Royal spice Indian restaurant.
Highlights: You can visit the Temple of Tooth Relic which has the tooth of Lord Buddha.
Activities: You shouldn’t miss the chance to see the sacred walls of Dalada Maligawa.
Food: Don’t forget to try kiribath or milk rice in breakfast
Prices: A minimum of USD 123.
Location: Tennekumbura, Sri Lanka.
Cinnamon Citadel Kandy
Activities: Apart from just offering the basic amenities this four star hotel comes with spa and recreational activities too. The cuisines range from the authentic Sri Lankan to International, Asian and Continental. It is located in the Hill country, overlooking the Mahaweli river.
Location: It is fifteen minutes away from Kandy town.
Prices: 182 USD.
Food: Although the hotel serves almost every kind of cuisine especially the buffet.
Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge, Kandy
Food: All the food preparation are done by the chef in the Ayurvedha style which makes it even more sumptuous.
Activities: You can even rejuvenate you soul at the spa and yoga centres.
Location: Madolkele – Habaragala road, Sri Lanka. Activities: A massive library and a free internet access, an English styled Lounge and Bar, live in quarters for drivers and onsite parking too is available
Price: USD 199.
Langdale by Amaya, Nuwara Eliya
Activities: You can also enjoy sightseeing at the tea plantations. You can avail some of the complimentary activities such as Bird watching, Wi-fi access and temperature controlled outdoor pool. Location: 2 and a half hours from Colombo
Highlights: The have created experiences for different kinds of travellers such as Romantic Travellers, Adventurous Travellers and Indulgent Travellers too
Food: The restaurant offers Chinese, Japenese, French and Italian cuisine too.
Price: Minimum price is 213 USD and can go upto 274 USD
Jetwing St. Andrew’s, Nuwara Eliya
It is located in Nuwara Eliya which is blessed with a cooler climate making it an ideal place to stay for all the colonial rulers. You can also enjoy several activities such as golf, fishing or hiking through Horton Plains.
Activities: You can play snooker in this hotel which has an old and antique snooker table.
Highlights: The hotel has a snooker room which has 117 year old table which is considered to be one of the oldest in Sri Lanka.
Food: The breakfast caters to some of the best Sri Lankan cuisine
Prices: Minimum of 208 USD
Location:4 and a half hours from Colombo
The Waterfall Resort, Nuwara Eliya
With the resort like this, you will always be soaked in some favourite pastime such as keeping yourself busy in the tea factory, witnessing the natural spring or may be going in for an adventurous mountain trek.
Highlights: Natural spring and bird’s eye view of St. Clair’s waterfall which goes through the town of Talawakele. You can also make your trip extremely romantic with a perfect dine. The resort also provides butler and shuttle services
Prices: Rs.6723- Rs.7809
Location: Devon Estate, Sri Lanka.
Heritance Tea Factory, Nuwara Eliya
Highlights: The Flowerdew suite was constructed and was named after the planter who had once founded the Hethersett estate and is located in one of the highest elevated area, thereby giving you a spectacular view.
Location: It is 163 km from Colombo.
Activities: You can go for natural trek and tea tasting.Food: You can try your hands on some good Dutch cuisine Breudher which is a Dutch Christmas Cake, you can’t miss their steamed dessert watalappam and several rice dishes.
Prices: USD 228
Lavanga Resort & Spa
The Spa services which the hotel provides will leave you stress free allowing you to leave all your worries at bay.
Prices: The prices can range from a minimum of Rs. 3978
Highlights: You can indulge in diving and fishing which can keep you occupied for a whole day.
Food: You can try Sri Lankan, European and Chinese cuisine.
Location: It is an 2 hour drive from Bandaranaike.
Activities: You can go for beach bike riding or can even go for river Kayaking.
If you are looking for some fun filled water sports such as snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing.
You can also enjoy a wonderful calm and serene boat rides which will be just perfect for all the water lovers. You can simply soak yourself in a sea view bar in some good drinks.
Activities: Whale and Dolphin watching, Stilt Fishing in Ahangamaand Kanneliya rainforest is something which will make your stay even more exciting.
Location: Galle Road, Sri Lanka.
Food: The restaurant Lemon Fish displays an authentic menu of ‘Hikkup’ and ‘Rotis’ which will be a real treat to your taste buds.
Prices: The prices may vary as per the season but it is ideally around USD$85.
Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon
The walls all around are filled with paintings and outrageous illustrations of art which will lighten up your mood and will take you to a different world altogether.
The charming southern experience will let you sneak into the rainforest and historical sites to have a memorable experience.
Location: Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka.
Food: If you are a sea food lover, you can stimulate your senses at the restaurant ‘The Crab’
Activities: Rejuvenate your senses with some relaxing Spa treatments.
Prices: 245$USD for 2 persons.
Coral Sands Hotel, Hikkaduwa
If you want a little introspection you can just stand silently in balcony and enjoy the music of life. The hotel keeps you preoccupied with cocktails at the bar and other themed entertainment.
Food: Sea food and Lobsters can be ordered on a private deck with a fine dining experience. The restaurant comes with an amazing look of the ocean by its side.
Activities: One of the best and renowned surfing beach is just a kilometre away. And if you want to just relieve yourself from stress you can enjoy a free foot massage at the Ayurveda centre which will definitely soothe your senses.
Prices: USD$143 for 2 person.
Location: Approximately 2 hours from Colombo
Jetwing Blue, Negombo
The view that the place provides is simply unimaginable. It has an array of palm trees which makes the place look even more beautiful.
Highlights: Beach dining is an amazing experience which lets you enjoy the delectable cuisine and that too at the ocean’s edge. The beach front allows you rest your sand under your feet to make the dining experience quite exclusive.
Location: Ethukale, Porutota, Negombo, Sri Lanka, it is just 12 km from the main airport. The hotel also offers a child care centre.
Prices: 202 USD. Food: To have the best experience you can order a beach BBQ or romantic SPA dinner.
Activities: You can avail a relaxing Spa or can just take a plunge into the beautiful swimming pool.
The - All Suite Hotel, Negombo
Deep blue seas and the perfect sunsets is something which will hold you back whenever you intend to leave the place.
Food: The hotel has two restaurants, the popular TheVu which serves the very special fusion food and is prepared by a renowned chef of the place Chef Koluu
Location: It is just ten minutes away from the airport which makes it easier for you to reach.
Activities: You will be delighted to check out our gym centers.
Prices: $175 for 2 person.
Rani Beach Resort, Negombo
It also allows you to try some of the thrilling and adventurous water sports which will be an experience in itself. You can also relax by the poolside with absolutely nothing but good music.
Food: You can put an end to the growling sound of your stomach with an amazing sea food.
Location: 20 minutes from Bandaranaike.
Activities: Catamaran ride which will make you feel truly special.
The Fortress, Koggala
Each and every room of the resort comes with its own independent either courtyards or balconies. Al the rooms are equipped with 7ft by 7ft king size beds which makes you stay extremely luxurious.
Food: The garden view is not to be missed and offers you food from different varieties starting from the authentic Sri Lankan cuisine to wood fried Pizzas
Activities: The resort also comes with special spa centres and Ayurveda therapies which will leave you all the more relaxed
Location: Habaraduwa, Koggala.
Prices: USD$325 for 2 person.
The Long Beach Resort, Koggala
You will find yourself with just the sand, sun and surf leaving you and your soul with complete solitude. The interesting names of the rooms makes your stay even more delightful such as 172 sea view and 28 non sea view.
After all sitting by the serene and calm waters will give you some good introspection about your inner soul.
Location: Matara Road, Koggala.
Activities: You can check out the Galle Fort which is an important tourist attraction.
Food: The restaurant ‘Azure’ offers you a mouth-watering a la carte.
The rooms are also well equipped with antique furnishings which will give you a feeling of royalty by your side.
Highlights: Handunugoda tea plantations, whale watching are some of the exciting things you can do in the place.
Activities: Apart from the usual you can also visit the age old Dutch church which is stilly beautifully intact.
Location: 10 Church Street Fort, Galle.
Food: The chef keep experimenting with the Sri Lankan delicacies to serve you the best.
Prices: Starting from 400 USD and can go upto 1250 USD
Thaproban Pavilion Resort and Spa, Unawatuna
If you are too stressed out, you can treat yourself with some good Ayurveda therapies. Food: You can try some good seafood which can be paired up with Thambapanni leisure cuisine which is finger licking goo.
Activities: You can try some amazing water sports like snorkelling and diving both of which are truly exciting. You can also wander to the Dutch Fort which too will be an experience in itself.
Location: Unawatuna Appartments, Galle, Sri Lanka.
CoCo Bay Unawatuna
The magnificent view of the Galle Fort amidst the lush palm trees which will be an amazing sightseeing opportunity. You can never be tired and bored in the company of crabs and monkeys which always keep you happy
Food: Unawatuna is one of the finest fishing village and serves one of the delicious seafood too.
Location: The place is 108 km south of Colombo.
Activities: You can visit the largest Blue Whale Colony. If you want more the hotel beach also is an ideal place for surfers and golf lovers.
Uga Bay Hotel, Passikudah
The privacy which this resort provides makes it the most chosen resorts for the Honeymoon couples. The underground Spa is truly miraculous as it renders your body completely relaxed. This beach is the most ideal location to spot Trevally Jack and Grouper fish
Activities: You can visit the giant Buddha statue at Polonnaruwa. You can either simply roll in the sand or may be engage yourself in water sports like Snorkelling
Location: Kalkudah, Sri Lanka.
Food: You can try some real Asian and Sri Lankan Cuisine
Anilana Pasikuda, Passikudah
Each and every visitor to the resort is personally taken care of to ensure that he leaves with one of the most amazing experiences. If you are thoroughly tired you can relax your body at one of the spa centres using some of our local products which will recharge you completely
Food: The restaurant offers Sri Lankan and international favourite cuisine starting from some salads to soups and the finest desserts too.
Location: Approximately 6 hours from Colombo
Activities: You can enjoy deep sea fishing or can get on to the thrilling experience of a Cataraman ride with Topas which is a 48ft Cataraman.
Serene Pavilions, Wadduwa
The proximity to the Indian Ocean makes this place look even more beautiful. You can also enjoy some fresh fish from the local fishermen.
Food: You can gorge red snapper, small snapper, sprats and tuna which is one of Wadduwa best catch.
Activities: The natural beauty of Sri Lanka, makes it an ideal place for Golfing, Cricket. It has a luxurious swimming pool which makes you stay even more comfortable.
Location: One and a half hour from Colombo
Prices: Starting from US$132.
Reef Villa & Spa, Wadduwa
Each suite is different from the other and each villa overlooks either a small lily pond or green plantation or even the mighty ocean to make you feel that you are no less than a prince or princess for them.
Location: Samanthara road, Wadduwa
Food: You can try some authentic Sri Lankan cuisine along with some good wine.
Activities: You can check some plantation houses along with Spa facilities.
Heritance Kandalama, Dambulla
No wonder, the relentless beauty that it manifests is one of the reason why this place is the eighth wonder of the world. The local ingredients are used by the chef in their cuisine to come up with a wide variety of dishes.
Food: Don’t forget to try Thilapi, which is a kind of fish from Kandalama and is baked in lotus leaf with sarana leaves. Commonly this dish is eaten with Karapincha and tomato coulis.
Location: It is 4 hour from Colombo.
Activities: You can go to Minnery National Park for some excursion.
Cinnamon Wild Yala, Yala
The wilderness of the hotel will make your heart skip a beat. Our superb interiors will not let you leave the place.
Activities: You can hop onto a safari which will be even more thrilling and adventurous, the naturalist from the nature trails will make you a totally different side of wildlife. Bird Watching is another beautiful activity which can keep you busy all the time.
Location: Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha.
Prices: Rooms start from 197 USD.
Food: At Cinnamon Wild you can try A-LA-CARTE meal.
Ulagalla Resort, Anuradhapura
Activities: Don’t miss the opportunity to visit The Sri Mahabodhi Tree, under which Buddha got enlightenment or the Abhayagiri Monastery.
Location: Thirappane, Anuradhapura.
Prices: Approximately USD 386.
Food: You get to eat eastern and western cuisine along with some authentic Sri Lankan cuisine.
98 Acres Resort, Ella
Activities: If you find historical artifacts to be quite intriguing then you can surely find some ruins here. You can go for a cycling expedition, waterfalls and temples. You can also explore the beautiful tea gardens which can make your experience even more memorable.
Prices: Rs 9397 for two person.
Food: Tea soups and sauces are a specialty of the place.
Location: It is 5 to 6 hours from Colombo.
Activities: It is the best place for surfing, snorkeling, whale watching and fishing. This place has also kept hidden some of the natural treasures like many renowned wildlife sanctuary.
Location: Boddhi Mawatha Wella, Tangalle, Sri Lanka.
Prices: EUR 1101.58 per night
Food: You can taste the locally grown produce which you would surely relish
Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw
The unique experience that we provide will surely make your heart skip a beat. The Chilaw lagoon provides a perfect backdrop which will give you a calm and peaceful retreat.
Activities: Wilpattu National Park where you see sloth bear and elephants which will make your experience even more exciting. You can visit several popular church to showcase the culturally rich heritage.
Location: Pasikudah, Sri Lanka.
Food: Both local and international cuisines are available.
Prices: Rs 8765 for 2 person
Weligama Bay Resort, Weligama
Activities: You can stroll through the cinnamon or tea plantations. You can explore Sinharaja Rain Forest. Whale watching and dolphin watching during the months of November till April. Scuba diving is also an amazing water sports which will keep you occupied and happy.
Location: Weligama Bay resort, Matara Road.
Prices: Rs 8494 for 2 persons.
Food: Enjoy Sri Lankan Curries along with other seafood items.
Jungle Beach Resort, Kuchchaveli
Activities: Snorkeling with reef fish, diving with whales and jet skiing. You can also witness the hot spring of Kannya which has a beautiful legend attached to it. Lover’s Leap is also a place which one should see.
Location: Trincomalee, Srilanka.
Food: The food is made up of fresh and organic produce which makes it an ideal delight.
Prices: Rs 9173 for 2 person.
Club Palm Bay, Marawila
You can simply roll in the sand and relax while the faint ray of the sun falls on you. The feeling is truly beautiful because you are just miles away from the cares of the city.
Highlights: Munneswaram Temple is located in the Club Palm Bay which has its close relation with the age old Indian epic of Ramayana. The Dutch Fort which is 45 minutes away from the Club Palm Bay will still show you strong influence of the Dutch.
Location: Thalaiwila Wella Road, Marawila, Sri Lanka.
Prices: Rs 7570 per person
Activities: You can enjoy indoor activities like Table Tennis, Basket Ball, Badminton and Squash Court.
Food: The restaurant has a special feature by the name of Alfresco dining which gives you a chance to dine with your beloved by the pool or lagoon and relish the taste of some of the finest cuisine.