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Looking for luxurious resorts in Sri Lanka? Here are five of them

Sri Lanka is a small island destination in the Indian ocean. This place is known for it’s rich flora and fauna. Covered with dense forests and meandering rivers it is a go to destination. Planning for a honeymoon or family vacation in Sri Lanka? Have no idea on where to stay and what to do? Fret not. Here are some of the best 5 star resorts in Sri Lanka:

  • Kings Pavilion – Kandy
  • Heritance Kandadama – Dambulla
  • Le Grand – Galle
  • Cinnamon Grand – Colombo
  • Wild Coast Tented Lodge – Yala National Park

1. Kings Pavilion – Kandy

Nestled in the hill capital of Sri Lanka, Kings pavilion is located just 1.5 km from the buzzing town of Kandy. Have you ever wondered how the royal family used to live? Want to live like them? Head straight to Kings pavilion with your loved ones to immerse yourself into royal hospitality. This place is a perfect example of staying in a 5 star resort under nature’s arm. Jump into the infinity pool overlooking the city, it would be one of a kind experience. Indulge yourself in Sri Lankan cuisine right under the stars. Don’t forget to take a royal massage at the Spa. The resort has 3 rooms categories which are the deluxe room, Junior suite and Suite. Each one is exotic and has it’s own charm. The cost starts from about Rs.24,000 for a couple including breakfast. Be assured that it is worth every penny spent.

Kings's Pavilion - Kandy
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2. Heritance Kandadama – Dambulla

Overlooking the Sigiriya Rock fort is this aesthetic 5 star property – Heritance Kandadama!! Surrounded by dense forests, lakes and with elephants strolling around , it is mother nature at her best. An Adventure freak would easily fall for this place. Starting from Cycling to Hiking to Hot air balloon rides you can get a taste of every sport. Kaudulla National Park is just an hour away. The jungle safari here is singular. This place has about 6 restaurants, each one with a different theme and different architecture. You can dine at a fine dining restaurant or have a romantic date inside the cave. Going with kids? Then this is a place where you can relax while your kids have all the fun. Every room comes with a beautiful view that will take your breath away You can choose the room category depending on your budget as well as the number of people travelling with you. Bibliophiles can find a space in the balcony of the library and with a cup of hot steaming coffee your day is made. Your next question would be Is there a swimming pool? Not one but three, each one with a different theme and essence. The stay here would cost you somewhere around Rs.11,000 for a night. Try staying here, you won’t be disappointed.

Heritance Kandadama - Dambulla
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Also read: Best things to do in Sri Lanka for adventure enthusiasts

3. Le Grand – Galle

Overlooking the Indian ocean, Le Grand Galle is just 0.5 km away from the main city. It is a perfect collaboration of nature and history. The property is located such that all the main tourist attractions such as the fort, museum, church etc are just stone’s throw away. It is a blessing that the property is close to the city as well as in a serene environment. The river safari here is a distinctive experience. You get to witness the vibrant beauty of the flora and fauna of the island. You can indulge yourself in an extensive range of water sport activities that include diving, jet skiing and Scuba diving. It is a worthwhile experience that can’t be missed. Also, don’t forget to rejuvenate yourself at the Spa. This place has three restaurants: Indoor, Outdoor and one by the pool. You can have refreshing drinks while taking a dip at the pool. The rooms fit each one’s budget and taste. There are 5 room categories each having an ocean view. The starting cost is about Rs.11,000 for a couple. It can occupy a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children according to the room category. A place that every family must visit.

Le Grand Galle
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4. Cinnamon Grand – Colombo

Located in the heart of Colombo city, Cinnamon Grand is a 5-star resort for anybody looking for an ultra luxurious stay in Sri Lanka’s capital city. Close to the city’s major attractions, it’s just a cab’s drive to explore the city. From a refreshing dip at the pool to a reviving massage for the mind, body and soul this place has everything under one roof. Equipped with 7 speciality restaurants, you can enjoy your food anywhere. A live counter prepares signature dishes at locations you choose. Apart from having the scrumptious meal you can view the meal being made. This place has five room categories ranging from Executive rooms to presidential suites. The range starts from about Rs.9000 per night and goes upwards. Colombo being a magnificent city, the ideal place to explore would be this.

Cinnamon Grand - Colombo
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Also read: 10 must do things in Sri Lanka

5. Wild Coast Tented Lodge – Yala National Park

Seated on the rugged southern coast of the Indian ocean, this exclusive property is a 45 minutes ride by road from Colombo. More interestingly you can take a float plane as well to reach the Wild coast tented lodge. A unique property which will give you an out of the word experience, this is the go to for a wild life enthusiast. An enchanting guided bush walk will help you understand nature and wildlife better. They take you through the forest at a leisurely pace and allow you to soak in nature. A safari into the jungle will take you through the wild to spot leopards, elephants and bears. You know what, you get hot fresh tea right in the middle of the jungle, taking hi-tea experience to a different level. The icing on the cake is the rural bike exploration which takes you to the nearby village Kirinda to explore the local culture. The dining ambience is varied to suite your taste. The resort has 28 tents made from arched fabric structures. It has 3 room categories : Cocoon suite, Cocoon pool suite and the family cocoon suite with Urchin. The price starts from Rs.47,000 per night. You can’t deny that this is an experience of a lifetime. Pack your bags and get going.

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