A serene retreat on the outskirts of Kandy.

Built into and incorporating the river-side rock face in the hills above Kandy, the Earl’s Regency is a spacious resort with tranquil views over the Mahaweli River and has a great range of facilities It’s an ideal spot for those looking to enjoy peace and quiet, but with plenty to do. If you want to balance the time spent sightseeing and the time making the most of your hotel, this is the perfect choice. There’s an on-site spa and a large swimming pool, while the centre of Kandy is only a short drive – or perhaps a tuk-tuk ride – away, so you can explore at your leisure.

Whether you're looking to enjoy Sri Lankan cuisine or international dishes the dining options at Earl's Regency do not disappoint. The main restaurant Far Pavilions is where an extensive buffet breakfast is served. Lunch here is à la carte while at dinner you can enjoy various themed buffets from Sri Lankan to Mexican! The speciality restaurant Royal Spice is open for lunch and dinner and serves a selection of Indian dishes. For a more laid-back atmosphere head to the Mountbatten Lounge which is open around the clock for snacks and hearty pub-style meals such as burgers, pizzas and steak.

Each room at Earl's Regency features a private terrace or balcony with beautiful views out over the surrounding countryside. There is a real local feel to the rooms with typically Sri Lankan décor and furnishings.

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Key information

Built into a rock face, overlooking Mahaweli River, approximately 5 miles from the centre of Kandy

Airport transfer time: Approx. 4 hours by road from Colombo airport
Rooms: 134

Good to know

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

Accommodation information

134 rooms

Dining

2 restaurants, 3 bars

What's included

Breakfast at Far Pavilions.

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Half Board from £13 • Breakfast and dinner at Far Pavilions
Full Board from £29 • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Far Pavilions.

*Denotes local charge