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          121 Hotels Found
          1. Kandy Samadhi Centre
            Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            The three-pearl Kandy Samadhi Centre is a 12-room rustic resort located a 50-minute drive from Kandy. Inspired by meditation, rooms are scattered around its extensive lush and quiet grounds. Many guests come to utilize the yoga and meditation classes, or the extensive Ayurvedic treatments. Rooms are…
          2. AVANI Kalutara Resort
            Kalutara, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            • Value
            This 36-acre, 105-room upscale resort on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka is family-friendly and relaxed, drawing a mostly German and British crowd. The beach isn’t the draw -- it contains course, beige sand that burns hot in the sun, and the current is not always safe for swimming -- but it's fine…
          3. Cinnamon Bey Beruwala
            Beruwala, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            • Value
            The 200-room upscale Cinnamon Bey Beruwala resort on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka combines austere modernist architecture with artful Turkish design to create an understated atmosphere right on the Indian Ocean. Rooms are elegant and simple, with striking wood lattice work, contemporary and for…
          4. Vivanta by Taj - Bentota
            Bentota, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            This spacious 160-room hotel in southwest Sri Lanka (near historic Galle) has a rare cliffside location with dramatic views of the Indian Ocean from several vantage points. Vivanta is Taj’s upscale (versus luxury) brand, and modern rooms all have private balconies. Four dining options serve quality…
          5. Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon
            Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Party
            This large, mid-range hotel sits along a pretty palm-fringed beach in southern Sri Lanka. The central location in the town of Hikkaduwa (known for surfing) offers easy walking distance to town; guests also have plenty to eat and do on-site: a trendy lounge, wine cellar, and live music. The infinity…
          6. Saman Villas
            Bentota, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Saman Villas is arguably the most romantic and luxurious resort in southwestern Sri Lanka. The 27 rooms, set on a grassy cliff separated by two beaches, have elegant furnishings, big outdoor bathrooms, and sea views; many come with private pools. The main infinity pool is not to be missed, though, a…
          7. The Blue Water
            Wadduwa, Sri Lanka
            • All-Inclusive
            • Beachfront
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            This contemporary, 140-room hotel offers competitive prices on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. Designed by renowned local architect Geoffrey Bawa, the upscale Blue Water feels bigger than it actually is, with airy communal areas that reflect his trademark style of tropical modernism. Guests tend a…
          8. The Surf Hotel
            Bentota, Sri Lanka
            • All-Inclusive
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            • Value
            This 100-room, upscale resort, renovated in 2012, was one of the first properties to set up shop on this stretch of the coast, which is known for its consistent waves. As its name suggests, it attracts surfer types (some from as far away as Lebanon!), as well as couples and families who enjoy a Room…
          9. The Kingsbury
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Party
            • Romantic
            This swanky and yet competitively priced option in Colombo's commercial district draws business types and families with good taste. Features include an attractive infinity pool for catching rays (though sun loungers may be hard to snag!), spa, fitness center, and small man-made beach area, but a the…
          10. Clock Inn Colombo
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Romantic
            • Value
            The value Clock Inn Colombo is a clean, budget hostel with a solid location in Sri Lanka's capital, set a nine-minute walk from a railway station and a nine-minute drive from Galle Face Beach. There are seven four- and six-person dorms, all bare-bones spaces with lockers and air-conditioning, plus a…
          11. Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka
            Bentota, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Set directly on the beach, this upscale resort is nestled between Bentota River and the Indian Ocean. A range of facilities -- huge swimming pool, water sports, kids' club, and spa -- and room categories make the resort suitable for both couples and families. Four restaurants offer a variety of with…
          12. Galadari Hotel
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            The three-pearl Galadari Hotel has an excellent location that's convenient for a mix of travelers, but interiors are dated and worn throughout. Its 446 guest rooms have warm earth tones and clashing linens, but all have minibars, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and flat-screen TVs. Plus, some of…
          13. AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa
            Bentota, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            • Value
            This 75-room, upscale beach resort on the southwestern coast of Sri Lanka has competitive prices and attractive tropical modern style. All rooms have contemporary furnishings, free Wi-Fi, and work desks; bathrooms come with glass walk-in showers. The vibe is quiet and relaxed (perhaps too relaxed a…
          14. Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge
            Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The 19-room Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge is an upscale hotel located in a remote setting, an hour-and-a-half away from Kandy. Though the outside of the hotel is unassuming, it has tasteful interiors and spectacular views of the Knuckle Mountains from almost anywhere on the grounds. All rooms except…
          15. OZO Colombo
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Business
            • Luxury
            • Party
            Debuting as one of the hippest kids on the block, the upscale and fresh-faced OZO Colombo opened its doors -- and 158 super-stylish and modern rooms -- in 2014. Rising high with 14 floors, this uber-contemporary hotel is full off large floor-to-ceiling windows with stunning panoramic views, chic a a…
          16. Taj Samudra Colombo
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            An upscale 300-room property located in Colombo's well-to-do Colpetty business district, the Taj Samudra Colombo is an ideal pick for business travelers. Stuck somewhere between faded glory and contemporary style, there's outdates decor and fixtures in one area and sleek, contemporary furniture in a…
          17. Aditya
            Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            This five-pearl luxury boutique has 12 huge suites with polished concrete floors, imported Indo-Asian antique furniture, private plunge pools, top-shelf snacks and drinks, ocean or garden views, and outdoor lounge space. On-site, guests have access to open-air public spaces including a large lobby…
          18. Jetwing Blue
            Negombo, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Stretched out on Negombo's beige sand beach near the Colombo airport is this modern, upscale 112-room hotel and spa with history -- it was the brand's first of 22 properties (circa '72) and has grown considerably since then, with a major renovation completed in 2011. This particular Jetwing tends to…
          19. Earl's Regency
            Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The 134-room Earl's Regency is an upscale resort just outside the city of Kandy in central Sri Lanka, with widespread windows looking out onto the surrounding mountains. There isn't much within walking distance, but many cultural attractions are less than a 30-minute drive away. Rooms are and with a…
          20. Grand Oriental Hotel
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Business
            • Historic
            • Value
            The three-pearl Grand Oriental Hotel occupies a 19th-century building across from Colombo Harbor and near the Dutch Hospital shopping center, but interiors are dated and rundown. The 80 old-fashioned, colonial-style guest rooms have some historic decor, flat-screen TVs, and tea- and coffee-making is…
          21. Calamander Unawatuna Beach
            Unawatuna , Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            Ideal for couples, friends, families, and even solo travelers, Calamander Unawatuna Beach is an upscale boutique with a casual and social beach vibe, strong drinks, and on-site activities ranging from beach volleyball to yoga. Its seamless blend of Sri Lankan spirit and hospitality and Western plus…
          22. Colombo Courtyard
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Boutique
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Not to be confused with Courtyard by Marriott, the 32-room upscale Colombo Courtyard is a stylish, carbon-neutral boutique hotel on a bustling street in Sri Lanka’s capita with an attractive outdoor pool and on-site spa. Urban-chic guest rooms have attractive hardwood furniture, bold colors, and are…
          23. CoCo Bay Unawatuna
            Unawatuna , Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Ideal for couples or small groups of friends, CoCo Bay Unawatuna is a fresh and stylish spot along a quiet bay on the Indian Ocean, next to a fishing village. It's a five-minute drive to the main Unawatuna Beach area, and the Galle Fort takes about 15 minutes to reach by car. This small and upscale…
          24. Ceylon City Hotel
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Value
            The 37-room, mid-range Ceylon City Hotel is located about a 15-minute drive south of famous Galle Face Beach. Many local restaurants and shops are within walking distance, as well as a large shopping mall. The hotel's design is largely utilitarian and unmemorable, but rates are affordable and free a…
          25. Paradise Beach Club
            Mirissa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            This 42-room, mid-range hotel has all the basics for a relaxing beach vacation, but lacks polish in some areas. Common spaces have a modern, minimalist design and many are open to the ocean breeze. Rooms are comfortable and generally clean, particularly in the newer wing (mold in older bathrooms can…
          26. Earl's Regent Hotel
            Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            The upper-middle-range, 60-room Earl’s Regent Hotel has a secluded setting a 12-minute drive from the center of Kandy, amid greenery and offering lush mountain views from several vantage points. Quality amenities include a swimming pool, two restaurants, and lovely spa, plus an air-conditioned gym…
          27. Cinnamon Red Colombo
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Business
            • Romantic
            • Value
            The towering 243-room Cinnamon Red Colombo is a sleek upper-middle-range property with gorgeous views of the city and ocean in the distance. The red-and-white-themed Standard Rooms are modern and fresh, with flat-screen TVs and coffee- and tea-making facilities -- plus many have scenic vistas. The a…
          28. Flower Garden Hotel
            Unawatuna , Sri Lanka
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Value
            This mid-range, budget-friendly boutique packs 53 rooms across two property lots, and features four restaurant spaces sharing the same menu, two pools, a jewelry store, and both wild jungle and landscaped grounds. It is about a 10-minute walk to the beach in one direction and the same distance to in…
          29. Thaproban Beach House
            Unawatuna , Sri Lanka
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            • Value
            Part of a local hotel group, the 14-room Thaproban Beach House is a mid-range, beachfront hotel in tourist-filled Unawatuna that has a warm and welcoming vibe. Rooms are simple, but stylish, with hardwood accents throughout plus flat-screen TVs and air-conditioning -- some even have sea views. The a…
          30. Cinnamon Grand Colombo
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The 501-room, upscale Cinnamon Grand is a Colombo institution; it is a popular place for weddings and conferences, and has an air of importance and activity. All room types have quality amenities such as free coffee and turndown service, but some carpeting and bedding could use a style upgrade. are…
          31. Lavanga Resort & Spa
            Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Value
            The upper-middle-range Lavanga Resort & Spa is a mostly contemporary property along the beach, just outside the tourist enclave of Hikkaduwa. The 60 spacious rooms have local-inspired decor, flat-screen TVs, and coffeemakers, but not all have balconies. On-site features consist of an ocean-view and…
          32. Dickman Resort
            Negombo, Sri Lanka
            • Adults-Only
            • Boutique
            • Romantic
            The mid-range Dickman Resort is a stunningly designed, adult-only boutique located on a quiet street just a few minutes' walk to numerous restaurants and bars. This LGBT-friendly property has nine individually decorated rooms -- almost all of which are named after a color and have coordinating -- or…
          33. Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Party
            This 340-room, mid-range hotel is sometimes overshadowed by its sister property, Cinnamon Grand, but is a major Colombo player in its own right. Lakeside Colombo sits on seven pretty acres overlooking Beira Lake and contemporary rooms have flat-screen TVs, free bottled water, coffee/tea, and with a…
          34. Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Boutique
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Formerly serving as the personal residence of two Sri Lankan prime ministers, the Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo comes with some serious prestige under its belt. The property features 10 upscale rooms with personal decor, a tiny but modern pool, a small gym, a tiny spa area, elegant dining and bar a…
          35. Cantaloupe Aqua
            Unawatuna , Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The four-pearl Cantaloupe Aqua is a calm and intimate oasis featuring chic, minimalist decor and gorgeous panoramic views of the ocean. The 15 stylish rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, LED mood lighting, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and minibars, and most have furnished balconies or is…
          36. Heritance Ahungalla
            Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Heritance Ahungalla is an upscale 152-room beachfront resort with a huge building and a casual vibe. The colonial-style design and decor is reflected in the polished wood and stone floors, the locally woven fabrics, and the handmade art on the walls; it's the details that make the difference here. a…
          37. Paradise Road The Villa Bentota
            Bentota, Sri Lanka
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            The upper-middle-range Paradise Road The Villa Bentota is a 19th-century mansion turned boutique hotel. It's set amid extensive grounds a short stroll from the beach, but guests will have to pass an (occasionally noisy) train track to get to the waterfront. Most guests find it part of the property's…
          38. Cinnamon Citadel Kandy
            Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
            • Boutique
            • Romantic
            The 121-room Cinnamon Citadel Kandy is an upper-middle-range property located by the Mahaweli River, about a 15-minute drive outside of Kandy. It's a lovely setting, with gardens all around and beautiful river views, plus interiors that blend contemporary and Kandyan details. Rooms offer flat-screen…
          39. Catamaran Beach Hotel
            Negombo, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            • Value
            The lower-middle-range Catamaran Beach Hotel has a good range of facilities, but its dingy and worn appearance is a significant downside. The 46 rooms come with flat-screen TVs, outdoor spaces, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and air-conditioning, but furnishings and fixtures are showing their is…
          40. Cinnamon Wild Yala
            Kirinda, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            Just outside Yala National Park, the 68-room Cinnamon Wild Yala offers a rustic-meets-upscale spot for travelers looking for beach and wildlife views. Unfortunately, the ocean is too rough for swimming, but a swimming pool provides a refreshing spot for a dip and a spa offers a variety of Animals to…
          41. Jetwing Lagoon
            Negombo, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The 55-room Jetwing Lagoon is an eco-friendly, upscale property with a stunning location between the Negombo Lagoon and Indian Ocean. However, the beach isn't a true beach and swimming is prohibited. Fortunately, there are two outdoor pools -- one by the ocean and another that's stunningly long in a…
          42. Pledge 3
            Negombo, Sri Lanka
            • Boutique
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            The 14-room, upper-middle-range Pledge 3 is a boutique property located on a side street near a main road lined with restaurants and shops, and a five-minute walk from Negombo Beach. Rooms are chic and modern, outfitted with flat-screen TVs, minibars, and kettles, but windows overlook the exterior a…
          43. Renuka City Hotel
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Business
            • Value
            This upper-middle-range hotel has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and is convenient to businesses and sights in Sri Lanka’s capital of Colombo. Highlights include delicious food at the popular restaurant -- though breakfast is the least memorable meal of the day -- and a lovely rooftop deck with a…
          44. Hotel Goldi Sands
            Negombo, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            The 71-room Hotel Goldi Sands is a mid-range property with an excellent setting along the beach, near ample restaurants and a 25-minute drive from the airport. Rooms are simple but appealing, outfitted with flat-screen TVs, artwork, and mini-fridges, and many with sea-view balconies. However, some a…
          45. Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions
            Negombo, Sri Lanka
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            This 36-room, mid-range Jetwing-brand property is a wellness-centric hotel offering various Ayurveda treatment programs. Rooms range from Standard Rooms that lack air-conditioning, to huge pavilions with outdoor gardens featuring massage tables. An Ayurveda doctor is on-site for consultations and or…
          46. Highbury Colombo
            Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
            • Romantic
            • Value
            The lower-middle-range Highbury Colombo is an intimate, charming guest house with just five rooms in a residential area of Colombo. There's little for travelers in the immediate area, but several attractions are within a 10-minute drive, including the National Museum and Galle Face Beach. The rooms…
          47. Eden Resort & Spa
            Beruwala, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            • Party
            • Romantic
            • Value
            This 158-room upscale Eden Resort & Spa, on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, opened in 1995 and claims to be the first spa hotel in the country. Following a 2013 partial renovation, today it attracts Asian and European tourists who rely on its contemporary and elegant rooms with wood or granite and…
          48. Jetwing Beach
            Negombo, Sri Lanka
            • Beachfront
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The 78-room Jetwing Beach is an upscale property along Negombo Beach, conveniently located near restaurants and shops, and a 25-minute drive from the airport. Features are solid, consisting of two lovely pools, a spa with a variety of treatments, and access to gym at sister property next door. Three…
          49. Era Beach by Jetwing
            Galle , Southern Province, Sri Lanka
            • All-Inclusive
            • Beachfront
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Just 25 minutes from one of Sri Lanka's busiest tourist areas, Era Beach by Jetwing is ideal for couples who want a quiet coastal getaway. This two-floor Dutch colonial-style building -- which offers half-board and all-inclusive packages -- has seven stylish but sparsely decorated rooms with natural…
          50. Amaya Hills
            Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
            • Boutique
            • Romantic
            The 100-room Amaya Hills is an upscale property nestled on a hilltop overlooking the Hanthana Mountains. It's about a 20-minute drive from the center of Kandy, and there's not much else in the immediate area, but the mountain views are spectacular. Rooms and suites are attractive, with a look, and a…

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