Perched on a hill overlooking the Kandy Lake and the town beyond, Hotel Thilanka, offers guests a vacation of total calmness. A three hour drive from Colombo will bring you to this ancient Kingdom while the staff at Thilanka will be more than welcoming to have you share this experience. Accommodation units are decorated to bring in the flow of the majesty and rich history of the cultural heritage that Kandy has to offer. Modern amenities are offered along with Ayurvedic treatments to suit your needs. The hotel is well designed to suit both business and leisure.
Overlooking the ancient and sacred city of Kandy, Hotel Thilanka is a mere 10 minute walk away from the city centre as well as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. The distance from the International Airport in Katunayake to the hotel is approximately 100km while you can easily hire a vehicle to the hotel or even an air taxi service. Since Kandy in considered the hill capital there are various forms of transportation available to many parts of the island.
Hotel Thilanka offers guests the luxury of 87 beautifully designed rooms that range from standard and deluxe rooms to large suites. Offering a unique traditional appeal that depicts the rich culture of Sri Lanka, the rooms are adorned with brightly lit colours of red, orange and yellow. Offering a perfect combination of aesthetic, traditional and modern ideas, the rooms include a mini bar, piped music, a television, hot and cold water as well as a functional bathroom.
The restaurant at Hotel Thilanka offers guests a pleasant surrounding with the garden on one side. You can enjoy delicious local and International cuisine and maybe have a few drinks at the bar before enjoying your dinner with distant views of the hills. For any type of event, the hotel banquet hall is a fine venue while the hotel business centre is well equipped to suit your needs.For total balance, beauty and rejuvenation, the Ayurvedic Spa works wonders. Professional therapists carry out treatment programmes that range from 1 day to 21 days. Yoga and meditation facilities are also available at the hotel. The hotel also consists of a swimming pool where you can relax and enjoy a swim while also enjoying the beautiful views of the surrounding hills.
Adventure and excursion is a definite must when staying over at Hotel Thilanka. For trekking and bird watching the Udawaththakele Nature Reserve is ideal since its located right next door. You can hire a bicycle and tour the ancient city of Kandy and maybe head towards the close mountain ranges for day hikes. Places of interest include the Temple of the Tooth Relic, the Lankathilake Temple, the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens as well as the Victoria Golf Course which is about half an hour away from the city.