Kandy is the second largest city in Sri Lanka and is known as the Capital of the Hill Country. An important and established Buddhist site, Kandy was formerly known as the city of Senkadagalapura. It served as the last capital of the Sinhalese kingdom before falling to the British in 1815. A highlight on any Sri Lankan tour, Kandy offers the iconic attraction of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic as well as the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage and the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.
A place of serenity and tranquillity, Santani Wellness Resort is set in a lush forest on a vast, former tea plantation, offering 16 Mountain View Chalets and 4 Garden View Chalets. The Mountain View Chalets are chic and sophisticated and the rooms offer spacious balconies with recycled teakwood safari chairs to gaze at exquisite views of the mountains beyond. Sink into lavish beds with 100% cotton high thread count sheets, and extra-large pillows, and enjoy tea and coffee making facilities, a personal safe and two closets. The Garden View Chalets are ideal for families and are located near gorgeous paddy fields and tea plantations. Two chalets are connected through a common opening and all chalets have glass walls providing spectacular views of the verdant greenery. Tuk Tuk shuttles are available for guests to be transported around the estate.
Dine in the elevated restaurant boasting an extraordinary view of the dense mountains or sit chatting around a blazing bonfire in the outdoor sitting area. A delectable choice of food options are available including juicing, vegetarian, vegan and raw foods. The focus is on nutritious, wholesome food and the open-air pavilion lounge offers a biodynamic wines and a fresh juice bar. Enjoy preparing your own unique menu with internationally trained chefs and the Ayurvedic doctor. This is the ideal destination for a digital detox and a glorious refuge from the outside world. Meander around the tropical jungle and lush rice paddies, and balance your chakras with a yoga session. Pick a spot along the Hulu River for a quite mediation and make a splash in the infinity lap pool. During the year, various masters and healers visit Santani to give courses on consciousness, yoga, meditation, and Pilates. Go on an excursion to the hanging bridge of Narampanawa with sweeping views of the Knuckles Mountain Range and wander through tea plantations. Visit the Bambaragala Cave Temple adorned with ancient drawings and hike to the top of the Bambaragala rock for sweeping vistas.
What we love about Santani Wellness Resort
- Cleanse your body with daily detox spa treatments including thermal salt baths, steam rooms, and a sauna
- Dine on delicious, healthy food; exquisitely prepared and plated and choose your options of raw, vegan, vegetarian, ketogenic or hearty traditional fare
- Gaze at breath-taking surroundings as your submerge yourself in the sparkling pool, revelling in the tranquillity