Our Favourite Hotels in Sri Lanka
When it comes to luxury holidays, hotels in Sri Lanka are the best choice for experiences that won’t disappoint.
For those venturing to the Pearl of the Indian Ocean for serious pampering and relaxation, it’s likely to prove challenging to pick one or two high-end resorts to spend your stay at. Luckily, here at Fernando Travels, we’ve accumulated a list of our favourite hotels in Sri Lanka.
Check them out to enjoy everything the country is famous for – warm hospitality, big smiles, and the pristine beauty of the golden coasts and cloud-wreathed mountainsides!
Maalu Maalu Resorts & Spa
Located in the quiet little town of Passekudah, the Maalu Maalu Resort and Spa is the perfect spot for luxurious tranquillity.
Treating guests to resplendent views of the sea from dusk till dawn, this cozy and secluded resort is perfect for romantic getaways. Offering guests the choice of Panoramic Suites, Ocean Suites, Deluxe Rooms, and Deluxe Attic Rooms, each is equipped with modern comforts and amenities.
In this little cove of chalets, guests can take a dip in the pool and watch the sunrise or sunset on the horizon, treat themselves to scrumptious cooking, and all of life’s other comforts.
Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa
If the name didn’t give it away, Shangri-La’s resort in the country’s southern coast is one of the best places to indulge in an array of top-notch holiday activities.
Whether guests wish to bond with fellow vacationers over a game at the resort’s premier 18-hole golf course, make a splash at the outdoor water park or take a dip in the hotel’s three swimming pools, there’s plenty of fun to be had in this idyllic resort.
Easily one of the best hotels in Sri Lanka, Shangri-La allows visitors to live in a fantasy world that’s difficult to leave and harder to forget.
A lingering remnant of world-renowned architect, Geoffrey Bawa’s handiwork, the Heritance hotel in Kandalama is easily one of the most stunning hotels in Sri Lanka.
With its breathtaking infinity pool and panoramic views of the famous lion rock, Sigiriya, in the distance, guests will find it difficult to leave this breathtaking oasis. Offering vacationers an array of rooming options, childcare services, and three equally stunning swimming pools, making any kind of decision is difficult given the overwhelming number of choices offered.
For those looking to do a little shopping on the side or even slot in a quick workout, the hotel still fails to disappoint. With an array of boutique stores selling souvenirs, local crafts, wood carvings, and the like, guests can treat themselves to collectibles from Sri Lanka that won’t fail to bring back fond memories.
98 Acres Resort & Spa
Unlike most other entries on this list, the 98 Acres Resort and Spa remains one of the top hotels in Sri Lanka owing to its picture perfect location.
Set in the lush hills of Ella, this resort is cocooned among the mountains and valleys the country is famous for. With chalets scattered across the sprawling property, guests have plenty of privacy and get to stretch their legs on scenic trips to the restaurant or the pool.
With a range of luxurious rooms and suites to choose from, holiday-goers also have the option to engage in some exhilarating archery, trekking, helicopter rides, and even cooking sessions with the chef! With its stunning vistas of the mountains and sensational service and facilities, 98 Acres is a leafy paradise guests will loath to leave.
Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa
Boasting luxurious facilities and amenities, the Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa is often counted among the finest hotels in Sri Lanka.
With the breathtaking ocean of the south buffeting the hotel, guests are privy to a number of seaside experiences including surfing and whale watching tours, all of which can be arranged by the resort. If outside activity sounds a little too strenuous, there’s also the option to obtain mind-altering spa services or burn the calories from indulgent meals at the fitness centre.
Whichever option vacationers go for, efficient, high-quality, and friendly service is guaranteed from start to finish.