The Sri Lanka Travel Specialists
The Secret Kandy is a refurbished walauwa (traditional manor house) set on a hillock overlooking the hill country capital of Kandy surrounded by the picturesque Kandyan hills. Once the home of Siddi Lebbe, an influential Sri Lankan philosopher, it has been transformed into a five-bedroom boutique villa, maintaining its old world charm. The original ornate floor tiles, trellised window panels, high timber roofs, and verandahs have all been retained. Interiors are a blend of traditional Kandyan design and contemporary touches. After a busy day of sightseeing, The Secret Kandy’s personalised service can be very welcome. The Secret Kandy is the sister property of The Secret Yala (a mobile camping experience bordering the Yala National Park) and 98 Acres in the southern highlands.
NOTE: The Secret Kandy is located at the edge of an up hill roadway and extra caution must be taken especially with regards to children while crossing the road.
There are two Deluxe Room and three suites all opening out to city and mountain views. Interiors are furnished with king-size four-poster beds, wardrobe, writing desk and lounge chairs. In-room facilities include a/c, overhead fans, 40 inch LED/LCD TV with satellite channels, mini-bar, tea/coffee facility, electronic safe, and ensuite bathrooms with bath tub and h/w shower.
Deluxe Rooms (227 - 288 sq. feet): Of the two Deluxe Rooms, one is located closer to the swimming pool and is well suited even for a romantic holiday. The other Deluxe Room is smaller in size and located below the Penthouse Suite.
Junior Suite (454 sq. feet): This spacious suite has a separate sitting area. Can accommodate up to 3 adults.
Family Suite (566 sq. feet): A two bedroom suite that shares a bathroom. Furnished with a king-size bed and two single beds. Both rooms have 40 inch LCD TVs with satellite channels. Up to five guests can be accommodated.
Penthouse (273 sq. feet): A cozy and compact suite located on the upper floor. Accommodates two guests. A family with older children can book the Penthouse and the Deluxe Room located right below.
Traditional Sri Lankan and western cuisine, snacks, fresh juices tea and coffee are served at the main restaurant. Other facilities include a swimming pool, reception desk with IDD telephone and internet facility; room service and butler service.
This five-bedroom boutique villa is just a 10 minute walk from the sacred Temple of the Tooth and is a peaceful setting away from the hustle and bustle of Kandy town. The journey from Colombo’s international airport will take about 3.5 hours.
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