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Kandy Holiday Residence

SuperhostKandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
Private room in bed and breakfast hosted by Upul
6 guests3 bedrooms6 beds3.5 shared bathrooms
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We warmly welcome you to Kandy Holiday Residence which nestles on the top of a hill overlooking the misty mountain range called Knuckles a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Hunnasgiriya mountain , longest river of Sri Lanka , the Mahaweli on the east and the Udawattakele sanctuary , a forest on the west and bordering the forest in the natural surroundings of the Kandy City a UNESCO World Heritage Site and which has a luxury three bedroom villa and one bed room vill.

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KANDY Holiday Residence is a self-catering accommodation located in Kandy. FreeWiFi access is available. The property is 800 metres from Kandy Museum and 900 metres from Sri Dalada Maligawa.

The property is 800 metres from Kandy Museum and 900 metres from Sri Dalada Maligawa. This is around 4 km from the Royal Botanical Gardens , and 700 metres from Kandy Arts Centre where one can see Traditional Dancing and the shopping Centre and Kandy City Centre . There are swimming pools , tennis Courts within 1 km .



A library of books including Encylclopaedia Britanica , Oxford children Encyclopaedia. There will be one or two to clean the Villa and help guests .

You can enjoy mountain view and river view.
You can visit the Udawattakele Sanctuary which is situated on the Boundary of the Villa and enjoy watching birds and other animals living in the forest .

The Kandy Railway station and the Public Bus stand are around 1.5 km from Villa . Parking provided . Villa can arrange a vehicle from the Air port .

The Place is good for hiking and relaxing in the close vicinity of the quiet and cool forest and for meditation .

Guest access
Guests have to climb almost around 100 steps to reach the house and there are another 20 steps to reach the rooms of the guests .

Other things to note
Activities

Watching butterflies

You will also find at the Kandy Holiday Residence a well maintained grass terrace with a flower garden where you can relax while watching beautiful and endemic butterflies of different species and flowers such as roses , dahlia , orchids , temple flower , lantana flower and etc, .


Birds Watching

Since the Kandy Holiday Residence offers you four tiled roof top terraces over looking the River and the forest ( UdawattaKele Sanctuary ) you can see a variety of Sri Lankan birds and migrant birds at any time of the day on the canopies of the giant trees of the Udawattakele Sanctuary or at the Kandy Holiday Residence and you will be fascinated by the variety of sounds of different birds which provide a beautiful theme music to a careful listener of birds’ sounds . The parrots , eagles , owls , Malkoha , Nightingale , oriole , sun birds , kingfishers , sparrows and migratory birds are often seen in the garden and the canopies of the forest during most of the day time .


Observing mountains and the river

One can observe the far away mountains and water falls and the birds flying over the river from the roof top terraces at the Kandy Holiday Residence .

Observing planets and stars at night

It is an ideal place to observe objects in the space at night since the Kandy Holiday Residence is situated on the top of a hill .


Jogging along the Mahaweli River

Jogging along the road by the side of the Mahaweli River is a good pastime since the river flows around 400 metres from the Kandy Holiday Residence .

Meditation

Since the Kandy Holiday Residence is located by the side of a Sanctuary and a forest it is a quiet and calm place without the hustle and bustle of the city and therefore an ideal place for meditation .


Hiking

Since the Property is situated on a hill top you can go along the road up the hill and enjoy a breath taking view of the river , Polgolla Reservoir and the mountains in the morning and evening .

Parties at Night on roof top gardens

At the Kandy Holiday Residence you can also organize parties at night on roof top gardens without any extra cost since the roof top gardens are well illuminated at night .

Excursions to Udawattakele Sanctuary

Udawattakele Sanctuary which is located on the eastern boundary of the Kandy Holiday Residence has an extent of 160 acres of tropical rain forest and a heaven for birds , butterflies , monkeys and flowering plants and the sanctuary is a favorite tourist attraction if you like adventure .


River and Mountain View Deluxe Room

It offers you river and mountain view and a dressing room and bath room with hot / cold water with a bath tub . It also has two large comfortable double beds , two recline chairs , a dressing table , wardrobe , a satellite TV , alarm clock , tea making fasciitis , hair drier , torch , free wife and a separate roof terrace with river , mountain and forest view .

River View Deluxe Room

It offers you river and mountain view with a shared bath room with hot / cold water . It also has two comfortable beds , two recline chairs , a dressing table , wardrobe , a satellite TV , alarm clock , tea making fasciitis , hair drier , torch , free Wi-Fi and a separate balcony with river , mountain and forest view .

Forest View Deluxe Room

It offers you forest , river and mountain view with a shared bath room with hot / cold water . It also has two comfortable beds , two recline chairs , a dressing table , wardrobe , a satellite TV , alarm clock , tea making fasciitis , hair drier , torch , free Wi-Fi and a separate balcony with river , mountain and forest view .

Other facilities .

Kandy Holiday Residence offers the guests with a common kitchenette with a gas cooker , microwave Owen , rice cooker , electric kettle , crockery , cutlery , cooking utensils and a washing machine .


It also provides you facilities of a fax machine , photo copying machine , laptops and desktops , intercom and IDD facilities .



You will find in the Kandy Holiday Residence three extensive roof top gardens or terraces with summer huts with tables and chairs , open pantry tops , sun beds and a small roof top garden on the top and two other roof tops commanding panoramic and breathtaking view of the lush green mountains , the longest river and the beautiful canopies of the giant trees of the Udawattakele Sanctuary .



Lounge

Kandy Holiday Residence offers you with an elegant, luxury and comfortable lounge with a sofa where you can relax or sip a cup of tea in a calm, quiet and peaceful surroundings with an open terrace facing the canopies of the giant trees of the forest and mountains .

Kids Playground

Children who stay in Kandy Holiday Residence can play in any of the roof top gardens during day time or at night since they are fully lit at night .

Little children who stay at the property can play with an array of toys such as teddy bears , deer , hares , bares , puppies and etc,.

Kids Library

Kandy Holiday Residence offers you a children’s library enriched with a large collection of children’s books , Adventures of TinTin series , Oxford Children’s Encyclopedia , Britannica Illustrated Science Library Encyclopedia Britannica and etc,.

Elders’ Library

Kandy Holiday Residence also offers the elders a library enriched with a large collection of English Dictionaries , such as Oxford Dictionary , Chambers Dictionary , Webster’s Dictionary , Cambridge Dictionary , English Classics , Novels , other Dictionaries , English Law Books , Law Dictionaries such as Blacks Law Dictionary , Stroud’s Judicial Dictionary , books on culture , crafts and History of Sri Lanka and etc,. This library is an ideal place for research since it is housed in a quiet place where you would be disturbed only by the whispering sounds of birds and wild life in the nearby jungle .




Kandy Holiday Residence will arrange you excursions to any tourist destination in the Island at any time or provide tours or transport to and from the airport on request and it also operates its front desk 24 X 7 .
We warmly welcome you to Kandy Holiday Residence which nestles on the top of a hill overlooking the misty mountain range called Knuckles a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Hunnasgiriya mountain , longest river of Sri Lanka , the Mahaweli on the east and the Udawattakele sanctuary , a forest on the west and bordering the forest in the natural surroundings of the Kandy City a UNESCO World Heritage Site and which has a l…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Air conditioning
Free parking on premises
Iron
Dryer
Hangers
Hair dryer
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Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka

We warmly welcome you to Kandy Holiday Residence which nestles on the top of a hill overlooking the misty mountain range called Knuckles a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Hunnasgiriya mountain , longest river of Sri Lanka , the Mahaweli on the east and the Udawattakele sanctuary , a forest on the west and bordering the forest in the natural surroundings of the Kandy City a UNESCO World Heritage Site and which has a luxury three bedroom villa and one bed room villa surrounded by lush , green wooded hills covered sometimes by hazy clouds and mist .

Kandy Holiday Residence is situated around 900 metres from the Sacred Temple of Tooth Relics and 800 meters from the historic National Kandy Museum .
It is also 700 metres from the Historic Kandy Lake and Kandy Cultural Arts Centre and 1.2 kilo metres from the Kandy City Centre and six kilo meters from the Famous Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya .

Since Kandy Holiday Residence is situated around 700 metres from the Kandy Lake you can easily walk to the Kandy City Centre ( shopping Centre ) and all other attractions such as the Temple of Tooth Relics , Maligawa and the National Kandy Museum , Four Devales , Royal Palace within less than 7 minutes during the day time or at night .

Since the Kandy Holiday Residence is nestled on a hill top adjoining the lush green of the Udawattakele sanctuary and having its access road through the shade of the giant trees of the forest and Kandy Holiday Residence is free from the hustle and bustle of the Kandy City you have a rare chance of seeing deer , mongoose , porcupines , squirrels , wild boars , pythons , wild cats and jungle fowl from the roof tops of the Kandy Holiday Residence .

Kandy Holiday Residence which has been designed by a renowned and award winning Architect Lalin Collure who has won the prestigious Geffrey Bawa Award in July 2008 has incorporated both the Kandyan Architecture and the Dutch Style in it . It has been built of bricks and mahogany and timber imported from Malaysia . And outdoor furniture is either imported from Malaysia or made out of timber imported from Malaysia

Temple of Tooth Relics 900 metres from Kandy Holiday Residence ( 7 minutes walk )
Four Devales , Natha , Pattini , Vishnu , Kataragama , close by temple of Tooth Relics
Kandy National Museum 700 metres ( 5 minutes walk )
Kandy Lake 700 metres ( 5 minutes walk )
Kandyan Arts Association 700 metres
Udawattakele Sanctuary adjoining the Residence
Kandy City Centre shopping mall and banks and shops 1.3 km
Kandyan Arts Association 700 m for seeing kandyan dances at 5 00 pm
National Tea Museum 3 km
Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya 5 km
Embekke Devale 10 km
Gadaladeniya Temple 10 km
Lankatileke temple 10 km
Pinnawala Elephant orphanage and Zoo -40 km or Rs. 30 by train
Sigiriya and Dammbulla around 85 km and 70 km
There are many other places as Kandy View point , river etc .
Sanctuary , birds watching , river view , mountain view
We warmly welcome you to Kandy Holiday Residence which nestles on the top of a hill overlooking the misty mountain range called Knuckles a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Hunnasgiriya mountain , longest river o…

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