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Why We Love It

The Kandy House is located amidst lush paddy fields and tropical jungle. The atmosphere is extremely tranquil, and the only sounds you’ll hear are the parrots that fly from tree to tree and occasional Buddhist chanting from a nearby monastery.

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Cost Per Night : £ £ £
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Perfect For : Families with kids over 12 years old, Couples & Honeymoons,
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The Kandy House - A luxury hotel in Sri Lanka with a splash of heritage and aristocratic influences

Originally built in 1804, The Kandy House was once the home of an aristocratic Sri Lankan family.

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The Kandy House is designed for optimum relaxation.
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Nestled within a sprawling six-acre estate, just 7 km from the enchanting city of Kandy, lies a majestic former manor transformed into an opulent sanctuary: The Kandy House. Steeped in history, this resplendent hotel seamlessly blends classic Sri Lankan architecture with lavish Dutch colonial furnishings, evoking an ambience of timeless elegance and sophistication.

With only nine exquisite rooms, The Kandy House is a luxury hotel in Sri Lanka that offers an exclusive retreat, akin to a private estate rather than a mere hotel. Immerse yourself in unparalleled luxury and personalised service as you indulge in the ultimate escape.

Beyond the confines of this palatial retreat, a world of exploration awaits. Embark on a tuk-tuk journey to discover the mesmerising Royal Botanic Gardens at Peradeniya or pay homage to the sacred Temple of the Tooth, Sri Lanka's holiest Buddhist shrine. Return to the hotel to savour afternoon tea or a meticulously crafted cocktail on the veranda, followed by a sumptuous dinner amidst the enchanting ambience.

For those craving adventure, bicycles are at your disposal to traverse the idyllic countryside or wander through the quaint village and verdant paddy fields to the nearby temple. Alternatively, surrender to pure bliss as you luxuriate on cushioned teak sun loungers by the azure pool, enveloped by the serenity of tropical flora.

At The Kandy House, seclusion and tranquillity reign supreme. Whether seeking absolute privacy or celebrating a momentous occasion with loved ones, the entire estate can be exclusively yours, promising an unforgettable sojourn tailored to your desires.

Elevate your holiday to Sri Lanka to unparalleled heights of indulgence and allure at The Kandy House—a haven where every moment is a symphony of opulence and relaxation.

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The Hotel

Indulge in the opulence of The Kandy House, a premier Sri Lanka luxury hotel where every aspect is meticulously crafted for discerning travellers. Nestled amidst the vibrant tapestry of Sri Lanka's natural beauty, this boutique retreat boasts just nine sumptuous bedrooms, each exquisitely named after the enchanting butterflies that grace this island.

Step into a realm of unparalleled elegance with the four expansive Ultra Rooms—Red Spot Duke, Peacock Royal, Indian Admiral, and Black Rajah—where a private veranda awaits, inviting you to savour afternoon tea amidst a flurry of colourful avian and butterfly activity. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the timeless charm of their five Deluxe Rooms—Sunbeam, Cornelian, Monkey Puzzle, Pioneer, and Lime Butterfly—set around a picturesque two-story central courtyard.

For families seeking respite, the Black Rajah Garden Suite and adjoining Monkey Puzzle room offer unrivalled comfort and space, ensuring a memorable stay for all guests over 12 years old.

Unwind in style at the stunning infinity pool, where the lush embrace of tropical jungle meets panoramic views of verdant rice fields. Indulge your senses with a tranquil massage in the serene spa or lose yourself in the pages of their intimate library. Embrace the spirit of adventure with complimentary bicycle rentals, or rejuvenate your mind and body with bespoke yoga sessions arranged at your request.

Savour the flavours of Sri Lanka with a decadent breakfast served on the veranda or amidst the idyllic backdrop of the manicured lawn and sparkling pool. As twilight descends, delight in artisanal cocktails at the Butterfly Bar before dining in splendour within the colonial dining room. For a truly enchanting evening, opt for a private candlelit dinner beside the pool, serenaded by the soothing symphony of bullfrogs and crickets—an unforgettable experience tailored exclusively for you. At The Kandy House, every moment is a celebration of refined luxury and unparalleled hospitality, making it the ideal choice for your holiday to Sri Lanka.

Facilities

At The Kandy House in Sri Lanka, indulge in an array of lavish amenities tailored to elevate your experience. Delight your palate with exquisite culinary creations at their renowned restaurant, unwind with a handcrafted cocktail at the sophisticated bar, or bask in the sun by the luxurious pool.

For moments of relaxation and tranquillity, lose yourself in the pages of their carefully curated library or treat yourself to a rejuvenating massage by the esteemed Ayurvedic therapist, boasting 25 years of expertise. Each room is assigned a dedicated personal butler, ensuring that every need and desire is effortlessly catered to throughout your stay.

Dining

At The Kandy House, each evening is a culinary journey of exquisite flavours and indulgence. Their daily set menu showcases tantalising dishes like crab ravioli and fresh prawn, coriander, and chilli pasta, meticulously crafted to delight the senses. Additionally, twice a week, guests are treated to a lavish 10-course curry feast, promising an unforgettable culinary experience that captures the essence of Sri Lankan cuisine. Prepare to savour the finest culinary delights amidst the enchanting ambience of The Kandy House.

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How this hotel makes your trip more responsible

At Wayfairer, we aim to work with hotels that support their local communities. The Kandy House is part of Manor House Concepts, which owns five luxury boutique hotels in Sri Lanka and a restaurant in Kandy. Manor House Concepts always respects the communities where they operate, and they’re committed to ‘giving back’ (for example, after the devastating tsunami in 2004, they provided funding for the construction of a small kindergarten school, and they continue to support the school to this day). Manor House Concepts is currently setting up a number of other sustainable community programs in different areas of Sri Lanka.
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