Located in the foothills of the central highlands around the banks of a picturesque lake, steeped in history, and possessing a salubrious climate, Kandy is Sri Lanka's renowned second city. In many ways, however, Kandy is more important than the true capital, for although Colombo may be the hub of commerce and communication, it is Kandy that has always been the centre of Sri Lanka's rich culture and the symbol of the nation's complex identity. Travel to Kandy Sri Lanka which is known to most locals as Maha Nuwara, "The Great City." And great it is. The sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha is housed here in its own temple, and is paraded around the city in one of Asia's most celebrated festivals, the Kandy Perahera, held during July-August.Book one of the many Kandy hotels Sri Lanka proudly offers to witness this grandiose spectacle, you will not be sorry. The monasteries of Sri Lanka's two leading Buddhist sects have long been established in the city. Traditions of Sinhalese music and dance, such as Kandyan dancing, are kept alive in Kandy, as are many arts and crafts. Little wonder, then, that Kandy was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.
A score of spectacular waterfalls tumble down over rocks and precipices throughout the cool high country of Sri Lanka. Among them is Hunas Falls, which derives its name from Hunasgiriya Peak, the forest covered mountain which overlooks this tranquil landscape. Located close to the former royal capital of Kandy, Hunas Falls provides an astonishing setting for this fabulous product. Sprawling gardens with walkways, flowers and the lake with a bridge to cross it, a waterfall and a mini golf course all constitute a most beautiful background to the calm serenity of your room. Considered one of the most scenic spots in the country, the Hunas Falls Hotel is an alluring Sri Lankan honeymoon hotel. All rooms are with magnificent views from private balconies, a mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities that add a perfect touch to a relaxing stay at a Kandy hotel.
Theva Residency is a private and luxurious home away from home. Their enticing formula is based on providing guests with unique, exceptionally personalized level of service, pampering them with modern luxurious living and exotic cuisine. Theva Residency promises serenity, romance and rejuvenation. With awe-inspiring views, edgy design and sublime dining options, Theva is ideally located along the slopes of the Hantana range. It offers commanding views over the surrounding mountains and the bustle of the Kandy town located some two kilometres away. There is no better place from which to understand the wonders of the ancient city of Kandy and to appreciate its importance as the last Sri Lankan Kingdom to fall to invading colonizers. The 10 sun-filled residential areas comprise of the self catered apartment, two suites, three superior balcony rooms and four standard rooms.
Situated on the mountainside, overlooking the Mahaweli River and valley, the Earl's Regency Hotel Kandy is surrounded by lush garden and is just 4 kms from the City Centre Kandy. Elegantly furnished, all the 100 guestrooms are spacious, gracefully appointed and come with all the contemporary amenities to ensure you a pleasant and comfortable stay in Kandy. Guests can dine at the on-site restaurant that serves a variety of delectable cuisine for them to savour. You can relax at the café, with light snacks and beverages or sip on various cocktails at the cosy bar. The Earl's Regency Hotel Kandy provides banquet facilities for guests to host any type of social or corporate events. For leisure, you can workout at the fitness centre, pamper yourself at the sauna or indulge in a game of tennis.
Chaaya Citadel Kandy is constructed in the place of the former Dunuvila Wallauwa (The ancestral home of the Dunivila family). Dunuvila, one of the King's Ministers, lived here with his extended family. And, as the legend goes the King of Kandy would make it a point to break journey at this very location whenever he passed by in his boat. It is said that he did not simply stop to rest, but to bathe in the river and spend some time at the Wallauwa. All 97 superior rooms are air-conditioned overlooking the river and are elegantly furnished and complete with all four star luxuries. Above the beds hang hand-woven fabric wall hangings, featuring Kandyan motifs. 24 spacious air-conditioned luxury Deluxe rooms , overlooking the river, feature elements and themes inspired by Kandy's rich cultural heritage adding an ethnic and luxuriant feel from the moment guests enter the rooms.
Step into an extraordinary world fashioned for uninterrupted, luxurious peace. Nestled in the heart of Mount Pleasant and surrounded by its beauty, the views offered from our rooms are nothing short of breathtaking. The earthy tones of the rooms, the Kandyan paintings and the rich mahogany furniture add to this enchanting atmosphere. The palatial beds are fitted with soft cotton sheets that are cool and crisp to the touch. Spacious bathrooms include a large bathtub and a commodious counter for your comfort. Equipped with amenities such as cable television, an international phone line and tea and coffee making facilities, the rooms combine the opulence of a palace with the comforts of home. Enjoy a secluded honeymoon getaway in the romantic ambiance of this resplendent hotel in the central hill country of Sri Lanka.