Kandy is beautifully set in within the foothills of the Hill Country, a perfect link on a tour of Sri Lanka between the Cultural Triangle to the north and the Hill Country to the south. It was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings who were defeated by the British in 1815, and is now Sri Lanka’s second city. The ornate Temple of the Tooth houses what is said to be the Buddhas Tooth, and is set around the picturesque Kandy Lake. In August, Kandy plays host to the Esala Perahera where the Buddhas Tooth is taken on a ceremonial elephant through the town, it is quite a show, and Sri Lanka’s most famous festival. As well as the Temple of the Tooth, you can explore the surrounding villages that still retain age-old arts and craft production, the Botanical Garden and the Commonwealth War Cemetery.

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Kandy Itineraries

This is just a selection of suggested itineraries that are there to help you with your ideas and to start the conversation with us about planning your tailor-made holiday. All our holidays are private for you and your party, and can depart on any day you like. We can adapt and change any element of these journeys, or design an itinerary from scratch around your travelling plans.

Ultimate Luxury Holiday to Sri Lanka

Cultural Triangle - Kandy - Hill Country - Southern Beaches  

Sri Lanka has it all; amazing luxury boutique hotels, fantastic experiences, breath-taking scenery, sumptuous cuisine and you can even hop around in a private helicopter.

14 days from £7020 p. p.

Kandy Accommodation

This is just an overview of the hotels and lodges we feature, from characterful boutique lodges to luxury hotels. We do have a range of other hotels that we use, so if you don't see from our portfolio what you are looking for, we almost certainly know about it and can help plan an itinerary using it.

Kandy House | Luxury Sri Lanka Boutique Hotels | Millis Potter Travel

Kandy House

$ $ $ $ $ Kandy  

The Kandy House is a magnificent manor house located in the quiet outskirts of Kandy offering nine gorgeous rooms and a delightful pool.

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Elephant Stables

$ $ $ $ $ Kandy  

Elephant Stables is a beautiful boutique villa in a peaceful location just 10 minutes from the centre of Kandy in Sri Lanka.

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Bougainvillea Retreat

$ $ $ $ $ Kandy  

Bougainvillea Retreat has the feel of a private villa overlooking the mountains and golf courses surrounding Kandy.

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Kandy Experiences

This is a selection of experiences that allow you to see the destination in new and interesting ways. Almost all our experiences include a private guide, and can be then tailored to your particular interests. Indeed, many of the experiences we offer are created individually for our guests, so this list is by no means conclusive. In fact, we leave a couple of our best ideas up our sleeves for when you enquire with us.