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Accommodation

We partner with accommodation providers in Sri Lanka that create a sense of place. Properties that showcase the unique design, rich cultural heritage and genuine hospitality of the island. 

The following properties are some of the types of accommodation we would use in your itinerary.

Galle Face Hotel

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Colombo

Luxury ($$$$)

Sri Lanka’s iconic landmark, The Galle Face Hotel, is situated in the heart of Colombo, along the seafront and facing the famous Galle Face Green. One of the oldest hotels east of the Suez, The Galle Face Hotel embraces its rich history and legendary traditions, utilizing them to create engaging, immersive experiences that resonate with old and new generations of travellers alike.

Cinnamon Lodge

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Cultural Triangle

Luxury ($$$$)

Travel back to a classier era, where polished architecture was still earthy, food was ‘organic’ without calling it that, trees and birds lived around humans because they trusted them? Well, if you like the sound of it, you’re most welcome to experience Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, surrounded by over 2000 trees, that are home to serpent eagles, kingfishers and monkeys alike. We love this co-existence, and so, while we take care of them, we go an extra mile and add a little personal touch to everything we do for you at our home.

KK Beach

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South Coast

Luxury ($$$$)

A pristine beachfront lapped by the Indian Ocean sets a blissful scene for 10-bedroom KK Beach. Rooms and suites enjoy unrivalled coastal views and their indulgent design promotes wellness and attracts discerning couples seeking absolute tranquility.

Villa Tanderra

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South Coast

Mid Range ($$$)

Located on the secluded and stunning Kalametiya beach this architecturally designed villa is built on an idyllic spit of land nestled between the ocean and lagoon. The Villa accommodates up to ten and is rented out for your exclusive use and is fully staffed including a chef and two housekeepers.

Cinnamon Citadel

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Kandy

Luxury ($$$$)

Set against the backdrop of the Knuckles Mountain Range and the Mahaweli River.

Enveloped by lush foliage and vibrant blooms, the resort's vantage point affords guests panoramic vistas that showcase the beauty of nature. From yoga and hikes to boat rides and adventurous water-based activities, the mountain and the river nearby offer nature enthusiasts a variety of unique excursions. Moreover, the main star of the location is the revered Temple of the Tooth which draws visitors interested in the rich local history.

Wild Glamping

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Gal Oya

Mid Range ($$$)

Experience a unique adventure of glamping in Sri Lanka in rustic luxury and authenticity cocooned by pristine savannah & medicinal forests and mist-wrapped mountains. The location of the property lets nature lovers indulge amidst a 30-acre good practice organic farm and learn the art of living in harmony with nature from the Veddas.

The Grand Hotel

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Hill Country

Mid Range ($$$)

The Grand Hotel, a timeless masterpiece, where heritage and natural beauty converge. Nestled amid lush surroundings, this luxury hotel in Nuwara Eliya, exudes luxury and sophistication. With its rich history, exquisite architecture, and top-tier amenities, it offers an enchanting blend of old-world charm and modern opulence, making it a premier destination for discerning travelers.

Jetwing Jaffna

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Jaffna

Mid Range ($$$)

In Jaffna city a small hotel with a host of modern essentials, Jetwing Jaffna is equipped to complement your northern adventure, whatever its purpose may be.

Jetwing Colombo 7

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Colombo

Mid Range ($$$)

A business hotel in the heart of Colombo with a fabulous rooftop pool and comfortable rooms https://www.jetwinghotels.com/jetwingcolomboseven/

Ulagalla

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Cultural Triangle

Boutique ($$$$+)

A gem amongst the boutique hotels, it is nestled in a sprawling 58-acre lush green garden with a 150-year-old mansion at its center, rich with cultural heritage and historical significance. Interposed within this natural habitat, there are 25 villas with private pools, cautiously designed and built to maintain the ecological balance of the surroundings.

If you cherish adventure tourism or value visiting majestic archaeological sites, Uga Ulagalla is the ideal resort in Sri Lanka to visit. This is after all the land where great Kings once reigned. It is a 30 minute drive to the archaeological sites in Anuradhapura and an hour away from the great rock fortress of Sigiriya, now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

41 Lighthouse Street

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South Coast

Boutique ($$$$+)

41 Lighthouse Street’s unassuming entrance unveils a secluded and stylish haven within the bustling UNESCO World Heritage Galle Fort. Drawing inspiration from its rich Dutch heritage, the origins of 41 Lighthouse can be traced back to mid-1800s Ceylon. First purchased in 2002 as a private holiday home, years of careful renovation have restored the villa to a space that celebrates the old world and new, complete with the comforts and service of an exceptional boutique hotel.

Mountbatten Bungalow

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Kandy

Mid Range ($$$)

Lord Louis Mountbatten hillside getaway during World War 2 with vistas of lush green forestlands & valleys at Mountbatten Bungalow in Kandy. Beautifully structured and styled in a manner that showcases the brilliance of the Victorian era and marries the biodiversity of the hills, it is one of the most sought-after bungalows in Kandy just 15 minutes away from the city.


Tribe Yala

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Yala

Luxury ($$$$)

Tribe Yala, a beautiful escape located in Yala, a 25-minute drive from the National Park, brings to you luxurious accommodations and a scenic view offering nothing but nature’s wonders. Tribe Yala facilitates 2 glorious tents, Leopard and Sloth Bear, which can put up 4 pax. Waking up to pretty sunrises, Tribe Yala allocates their signature dining area for breakfast at the treehouse, with an explicit 360° view. The treehouse also provides a good vantage point of the jungle with the surrounding vicinity being the wildlife.The property promises nothing but a true nature’s experience throughout your stay.

Gal Oya Lodge

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Gal Oya

Mid Range ($$$)

Gal Oya Lodge is a unique Sri Lanka ecolodge spread across 20 acres of private jungle. Take your time enjoying this natural paradise through the experiences we offer, which include a walk with our Vedda neighbours, one of the last remaining communities of the forest-dwelling, indigenous people of Sri Lanka.

98 Acres

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Hill Country

Luxury ($$$$)

The uniquely designed resort blends well with nature, and consists of charming chalets mostly made of recyclable substance. Discarded railway sleepers are put to good use in the making of decks and walls at the resort. Rough, hewn granite lend simple elegance to the floors of chalets adorned with thatched roofs of ‘Illuk’ straw that adds to their rustic beauty. The exquisite country side, breathtaking views and exciting nature trails will assure you of a memorable holiday at one of the most breathtaking Ella hotels in the region.

Hideaway Resort

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East Coast

Mid Range ($$$)

Set a stone’s throw away from the crescent-shaped beach of Arugam Bay, Hideaway was originally the holiday home of the Tissera family. Still owned and managed by the family, this beautiful boutique resort delivers rustic comfort, warm Sri Lankan hospitality and outstanding cuisine to the discerning traveller.

Uga Residences

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Colombo

Boutique ($$$$+)

Uga Residence is one of the most lavish boutique hotels in Colombo. Built in the 19th Century by a wealthy barrister, this Victorian townhouse once welcomed governors, maharajas, nobility, and the cream of Ceylon’s colonial society.

Today, Uga Residence is a unique 11-suite hotel in Colombo, offering guests the perfect secluded spot from which to explore the bustling commercial heart of Sri Lanka.

Aliya Resort & Spa

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Cultural Triangle

Mid Range ($$$)

Located amidst lush foliage where elephants roam free, Aliya Resort & Spa is a tranquil space where you can relax in contemporary accommodation inspired by Sri Lanka’s rich heritage. With unique experiences, delicious food, and the infinity pool with unobstructed views of Sigiriya, hotels like ours aim to bring you an experience that’s quintessentially Sri Lankan.

Kumu Beach

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South Coast

Luxury ($$$$)

Kumu Beach, a contemporary beach hotel in Balapitiya home to 10 indulgent bedrooms, chic living and dining areas basking in the open air, and a generous lawn with infinity swimming pool. Balapitiya's powder-soft beach is footsteps away, and this exclusive Sri Lanka beach hotel is an enchanting place to relax, unwind, eat well and enjoy personalised, high-end service.

Clingendael

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Kandy

Boutique ($$$$+)

Clingendael located 30 minutes east of the ancient hill capital Kandy is a typical example of the famous Sri Lankan architecture of stately homes which were built in Sri Lanka during the last 300 hundred years. Clingendael provides the experience to wonder back to the bygone days of Colonial Splendour and Über Luxury.

Jetwing Wild

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Yala

Luxury ($$$$)

Beautifully positioned between the serene tranquility of the Indian Ocean and the natural wonders of Yala National Park, Jetwing Yala rests within an uncharted patch of coastal wilderness at the end of Sri Lanka’s southern shoreline. With convenient accessibility to both the road and the sea, our home of Sri Lankan hospitality remains comfortably connected amidst the coastal wilds of our tropical island.

Ceylon Tea Trails Bungalows

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Hill Country

Boutique ($$$$+)

Ceylon Tea Trails is the perfect blend of past and present. Perched at an altitude of 1250 metres, our five historic tea-planter bungalows embody our natural hospitality: effortlessly relaxed and refined without pretence.

Fox Resorts Jaffna

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Jaffna

Mid Range ($$$)

In Kokuvil, just ten minutes outside Jaffna town, is Fox Jaffna. This historic house was once the home of an illustrious Northern family but hides a tumultuous past. The property was once used as a treasury by insurgents before being claimed by the government as an office space. Since reclaiming the property, the owners have remodeled their ancestral home into a luxury boutique hotel, incorporating modern conveniences while preserving its colorful past.

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