Heritance Kandalama

At a glance

  • Coco Spa
  • Lush jungle setting
  • Horse riding

Heritance Kandalama


An eco-friendly hotel which has been incorporated into its natural setting.

Built to blend with its surroundings, the Heritance Kandalama is one of the renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa’s most eco-friendly designs. Integrating the rock face it nestles against, all of the beautifully-designed rooms, suites and public areas look out over the forest – which is alive with monkeys and birds – the lake, and Sigiriya Rock in the distance. This is an eco-tourist’s paradise. There are two restaurants at the hotel including the main venue Kanchana, where themed buffets are served every evening, and Kaludiya, the fine dining restaurant where you can enjoy a fusion of international flavours. The rooms and suites here are located in one of two wings, one of which has views of Dambulla Rock and the other – our particular favourite – overlooks the iconic Sigirya Rock Fortress.

TripAdvisor rating

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Key information

Airport transfer time: Approx. 4 hours by road from Colombo airport
Rooms: 152

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019
Heritance Kandalama is one of our favourite hotels, but don’t just take our word for it – TripAdvisor reviewers agree and have voted the resort 20th in the Top 25 Hotels in Sri Lanka category for 2019.

Good to know

Compulsory Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinners, supplements apply.

Accommodation information

152 rooms


3 restaurants, 1 bar

What's included

Breakfast at Kanchana Restaurant.

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Half Board from £26 • Breakfast and dinner at Kanchana Restaurant Full Board from £52 • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Kanchana Restaurant.

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