Region: Hill Country

Rainforest Edge

ten minutes from the Sinharaja rainforest, this accommodation is the perfect escape for nature lovers

Nuwara Eliya

The central highland region of Sri Lanka is a world apart from the coastal plains. Starting south of Kandy, the road winds its scenic way up to Nuwara Eliya, the island’s highest town and once a British hill station, surrounded by tea plantations. The many existing examples of colonial British architecture combined with the unpredictable … Continued

Thilanka Hotel

A stylish hotel overlooking the great city of Kandy

Jetwing St Andrews

Authentic British colonial hotel situated within formal gardens in a slightly elevated position in Nuwara Eliya

Amaya Hunas Falls

This boutique hotel offers a hilltop escape nestled amidst waterfalls, mountains and forest

Cinnamon Citadel

A good four-star hotel option for those visiting the hill country’s charming capital, Kandy

Wild Glamping Gal Oya

Award-winning, eco-friendly, luxury tented camp on the edge of Gal Oya National Park

Taru Villas Kandy

A historic villa that wonderfully reflects the charm of traditional Kandyan architecture and interior design

Amaya Hills

A luxury hillside hotel overlooking Kandy and the stunning Heerassagala Hills

Heritance Tea Factory

A unique hotel built in the 1930s on the edge of a huge tea estate outside Nuwara Eliya


The last seat of the ancient Sinhalese kings, the attractive upland city of Kandy is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and contains the stunning Temple of the Tooth Relic, the country’s top Buddhist site found next to a large scenic lake. After a temple visit, it is well worth strolling through town to catch the … Continued

Gal Oya Lodge

A luxurious eco-lodge comprising standalone bungalows blended seamlessly into the wilderness surroundings

The Kandy House

A luxury boutique hotel in an exquisitely restored 19th century manor house, this property offers an exclusive experience of privacy and relaxation