Imagine a hotel that doesn’t simply sit on the landscape, but is part of it. Where monkeys climb your balcony pillars as if they were trees and granite crags erupt into the sinuous white walkways. Where you can float in the infinity pool while gazing across at the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, the eighth wonder of the world. Welcome to Heritance Kandalama. Eco friendly masterpiece This architectural, eco friendly masterpiece is situated within the Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka, in close proximity to five UNESCO World Heritage sites.
A pioneer in eco tourism in Sri Lanka, this award-winning five-star hotel proves you don’t have to be small to be green. It boasts 152 rooms, all meticulously designed to safeguard the delicate ecosystem and environment in which the hotel sits. Split between two wings, all rooms overlook the Kandalama Tank and forest. Those in the Dambulla wing also have views of the enormous Buddha on Dambulla Rock, while rooms in the Sigiriya wing look out over the famous rock fortress. Every room is set at a different angle from its neighbours ensuring the view from each is utterly unique.
Entering your room is like entering your own private world – a five-star cocoon in the centre of the 230-acre Kandalama forest. The glass fronted bathrooms make you feel part of the natural landscape outside. You can take a refreshing shower or relax in the jacuzzi in complete privacy.
All of the rooms are fully equipped with energy efficient air-conditioning, TVs with satellite and local channels, a comprehensive mini bar, digital safe, complimentary bottles of Hethersett Mountain Spring Water, free Wi-Fi, signature Heritance toiletries and tea and coffee making facilities.
Try a wide range of delectable Sri Lankan food and international delights buffet style at the Kanchana Restaurant, or for fine dining amidst spectacular views, Kaludiya Restaurant is a feast for the senses. Alternatively, Café Kachan offers a range of snacks, as well as local and international beers, wine and spirits.
Whether you want to relax by one of the three swimming pools including the Kaludiya natural rock pool, enjoy a relaxing massage or beauty treatment at the Six Senses Spa, work up a sweat in the gym, participate in a friendly game of pool, or get out and explore the breathtaking beauty nature bestowed on this corner of the globe – you are guaranteed the holiday of a lifetime at Heritance Kandalama.