Kahanda Kanda, Galle, Sri Lanka

You will be able to wander round the lush green, cool gardens of this working tea plantation; discovering for yourself the art that goes into creating the perfect cuppa. You’ll be treated to some of the finest local speciality dishes. You’ll be able to luxuriate in a service that is perfectly balanced between being attentive and invisible. And you’ll be able to step outside your haven and easily access the fascinating local culture and historic sites - like a 15th century Portuguese fort - of Galle and its surroundings.

Kahanda Kanda, at a glance

  • A serene and shaded hotel on a working tea plantation
  • Under 20 km from Galle
  • Just ten, stylish suites scattered throughout tranquil gardens, with shady trees and lily ponds
  • Three rooms with their own private plunge pools
  • Suites typically include beautiful painted or carved, tented beds, plus wide verandas, en suite bathrooms and outdoor showers
  • Sensational garden or estate views
  • Fine dining experience includes Asian and International cuisine

For leisure and pleasure

  • Infinity edge pool overlooking Koggala Lake
  • Well equipped gym, doubling as cinema
  • Garden massage with excellent views
  • Large, airy pavilion for pure relaxation and socialising
  • Trips to Galle Fort and other sight-seeing destinations
  • Guided tours of the tea estate
  • Gardens with excellent bird watching and variety of flora
  • Customised cookery classes
  • Sara could not have been more knowledgeable or helpful. She was very responsive and really listened to what we wanted.

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    MN, Ecuador & Galapagos, 2014