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Theva Residency, Sri Lanka

The Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic with its saffron robed monks. Devales and monasteries. A sacred lake with cormorants, pelicans, fish eagles and egrets. A national museum that was once a harem. The turbulent old market. A preserved 15th century royal forest. There is much to delight and astonish you in the ancient Sinhalese capital of Kandy.

But make The Theva part of your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Sri Lanka and you’ll be perfectly placed to revel in the cool hillside air above the busy city. You’ll be close to the Hanthana Rainforest, and just a tuc tuc ride from the placid greenness of a Tea Plantation and museum. You’ll also be treated to all the serenity and comfort of a sophisticated modern Sri Lankan boutique hotel.

The Theva Residency, at a glance

  • Beautifully designed boutique hotel on a cool hillside overlooking Kandy
  • Two kilometres from the town centre
  • Choice of just 11 suites, balcony and deluxe rooms
  • Décor reflects the colours and style of a traditional Kandyan Perahera (procession)
  • Superb contemporary en suite bathrooms
  • Most rooms feature sweeping views
  • Splendid dining experience; a fusion of traditional and new, Kandyan and international dishes

For leisure and pleasure

  • Fantastic, infinity edge outdoor swimming pool
  • Elegant spa with in-house sauna
  • Outside deck for sun-downers
  • Easy access to the wonderful flora and fauna – including great birdlife – of the lush Hanthana Rainforest
  • Close to all the cultural and religious sites of Kandy
  • Markets, shops, parks, temples, monasteries and shrines all within a couple of kilometres
  • Catherine was so friendly, helpful & efficient that right from the start we felt our holiday was being well organised.

    A.S. and T. Everson, Netherlands