Best Luxury Hotels and Resorts in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a destination for every kind of travelers, from backpackers to luxury. Luxury travelers are spoiled with an overwhelming choice of where to stay. Here are 3 of the best luxury resorts around the country:

#3: Sri Villas, Bentota

For a relaxing getaway on the beach, Sri Villas on Bentota Beach is the place for you. With direct access to the beach and butler service for each of the 3 villas, the experience is truly pampering from the moment you check in until you check out. Read about Sri Villas here.

Sri Villas offers you the option of renting out the entire property which accommodates up to 25 guests. You can also stay in individual suites with balcony views or first floor patio access to the garden and the beach
Bentota Beach. Unlike other Sri Lankan beaches, Bentota Beach has far less crowds than the more popular destinations for locals and tourists, like Unawatuna Beach. The view of the villas aligns perfectly to capture each afternoon’s sunset


#2: Tri, Koggala Lake

For a modern retreat with style, Tri is your destination. Located on the tranquil Koggala Lake, Tri is a new resort for luxury seekers, food lovers, and travelers looking for a quiet accommodation away from the crowds of tourists. Read more about Tri here.

Water Tower Rooms. The designs around the resort feel like an organic Avatar setting. Villas along the lake provide extra privacy and spacious rooms for more luxury or for families traveling together
Koggala Lake. Imagine dining along this setting every morning and every evening. The nightly rate includes a complete breakfast and a 6-course dinner. The meals are Sri Lankan inspired with European influences and a modern touch


#1: Madulkelle Tea & Eco Lodge, Madulkelle

For a completely different luxury experience, Madulkelle Tea & Eco Lodge wins as the best resort in Sri Lanka. Set with the mountainous tea plantations near Kandy, the luxury tents accommodate couples and families for an unforgettable stay. Read more about Madulkelle here

Luxury tents set up along the slopes of the tea plantations. If you are lucky, you can witness the elder ladies from local villages picking the tea plants and carrying the massive bags on their shoulders
Luxury living in the great outdoors. While the exterior is a rugged tent, the moment you step into your unzipped room, you enter complete luxury, with a queen bed, a couch, and a desk station supplied with local teas
Complete luxury all the way to your bathroom. Yes, hot running water, an enclosed shower, and an enclosed toilet for the luxury of privacy and spaciousness. Plus, you get natural ventilation from the breeze of the outdoor seeping through the tent windows and walls


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Disclaimer: Madulkelle Tea & Eco Lodge graciously hosted this stay. All opinions, as always, are my own.

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