Heritance Kandalama

Dambulla, Sri Lanka

  1. Heritance Kandalama

  2. Heritance Kandalama

  3. Heritance Kandalama

  4. Heritance Kandalama

  5. Heritance Kandalama

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About the hotel

Nestled amid a lush tropical jungle, the Heritance Kandalama is built into a rock and offers its guests a unique holiday experience in Sri Lanka.

As well as winning a number of awards, the hotel is renowned for being eco friendly and is involved in several enviromental projects for the local community.

The hotel provides a wealth of amenities for its guests including three swimming pools, a spa and several gourmet restaurants.

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • Three swimming pools
  • Spa
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Children's facilities
  • Doctor on call
  • Business centre
  • Valet parking
  • Tour desk

Room options

There are 152 rooms and suites at Heritance Kandalama, each one boasting superb views, luxurious decor and a fine blend of furnishings. Rooms also benefit form the following amenities:

  • Rainshower
  • Television
  • Mini-bar
  • Air-conditioning
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Fan
  • Hairdryer
  • Piped music
  • Gift basket


Heritance Kandalama has several award-winning restaurants and cafes that cater for all tastes:

  • Kanchana - main restaurant serving a variety of Eastern & Western cuisine.
  • Kaludiya - gourmet Sri Lanken cuisine.
  • Kanchana Lounge - serves a range of drinks, including cocktails. Live entertainment shows are regularly hosted at this lounge bar.

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Things to Do & Local Attractions

Guests staying at Heritance Kandalama have a choice of activities in the area that will be sure to keep them busy - local attractions/activities include:

  • Nature Trails
  • Six Senses Spa
  • Hike to Elephant Rock
  • Jeep Safari to Minneriya National Park
  • Elephant Back Trekking
  • Horse Riding

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Getting there

Heritance Kandalama
Dambulla, Sri Lanka

Heritance Kandalama is located approximately 170 km from Colombo International Airport.

Business Facilities

  • Conference hall for up to 275 persons in a theatre capacity
  • PA equipment hire
  • Conference equipment hire
  • wide range of rooms & suites

Unique Selling Points

  • Stunning location
  • Meeting & conference facilities
  • Fine dining
  • Sports facilities

Top Incentive Attractions

  • Elephant Trekking
  • Tropical bird watching
  • Sigiriya
  • Dambulla Rock Temple
  • The Minneriya National park

Meeting Facilities

Meeting Rooms
Kashyapa Hall5811.8057.9 X 58-
Kaludiya57.90.0047.6 X 40.7-

Six Senses Spa

The spa at Heritance Kandalama is located on the 6th floor which boasts superb views of the lake,forest and Sigiriya Rock.

Facilities at the spa include several steam rooms, treatment rooms, sauna and two relaxation areas where guests can sit back and unwind.

Treatments range from classic massages, pedicures and facials to hot stone therapy and ear candling.

Signature Treatments

  • Thai Massage – fully clothed massage focusing on pressure points and yoga style stretches.
  • Jet Lag Recovery – stimulates circulation and reduces swelling.
  • Asian Massage – combination of a Thai Massage and European Massage with hard pressure.

Romantic Features

In an ideal location surrounded by beauty, Heritance Kandalama makes a great romantic destination. The hotel can arrange the following romantic activities:

  • Elephant ride for two - exciting elephant ride through the jungle - a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
  • Spa Treatment - romantic spa treatment for two with scented candles and relaxing music.
  • Private meal for two - romantic meal for two under the stars.

Things to do Together

Experience trekking through the jungle on the back of an elephant - visitors will be treated to a visual feast of lush greenery and tropical wildlife.

The hotel can also arrange bird watching tours whilst boating on the local lake, the excursion takes place at dawn. Couples looking for a relaxing break, can take advantage of the spa, which offers a wide range of treatments from massages to facials.

Hotel bookings and reservations

Booking Support:

UK: 020 7380 3658
US: +1888 222 8859
Int: +1 972 894 1182
E: Send an Email

Meeting and Incentive Groups:

T: +44 (0) 20 7380 8557
E: mis@ghotw.com