Kahanda Kanda   /  Galle travel info

Exclusive Retreat

Kahanda Kanda, one of Southern Sri Lanka’s top boutique hotels, offers the indulgent luxuries of a boutique hotel with the service of a five star hotel. Eight air-conditioned individual suites with breathtaking panoramic views of the lush greenery of a working tea estate, palm fringed jungle and Koggala Lake.
 
This exclusive retreat with its spacious interiors offers absolute privacy for all guests. The expertise and enthusiasm for everything stylish including food & beverage is displayed in the exceptional quality of product & service offered. Kahanda Kanda is an idyllic environment for a wedding, a honeymoon or a holiday of absolute relaxation, all on a working tea plantation.

"A hidden gem for people with a curiosity for the place they visit"

A warm welcome will await you at the Kahanda Kanda, or KK as it is known. They hope that you will love this beautiful gem as much as they do, and that you have a wonderful time during your stay at the KK.

Eco-friendly

You will notice that in everything they do, they aim to be as responsible as possible ensuring that they do not only enhance your experience, but also contribute to both the environment and the community surrounding. They ask you to also respect both the environment and the community during your stay. The staff is very helpful, and only want to make your stay as enjoyable as possible....... Do as little, or as much as you would like to, but most importantly, have the most wonderful stay!

South Coast of Sri Lanka

Located on the South Coast of Sri Lanka and situated 15 kilometres from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle, the Kahanda Kanda gives guests a taste of the gentle and timeless “country life” of a tea estate while still being only ten minutes by tuk tuk or taxi from culture, shopping and sun kissed beaches.

Distances

  • Time from Bandaranaike International Airport: approx. 2 ½ to 3 hours using the new Southern Expressway.
  • Time from Colombo: 2 hours.
  • Time from Kandy: 6 hours.
  • Time from Galle: 25 minutes.

How to get there…

  • Leave Galle on Matara Road.
  • On outskirts of Galle, turn inland on the Akuressa Road.
  • Just after 9 km marker, turn right at Angulugaha Junction.
  • Proceed for 3/4 km and then turn left – opposite tarmac making plant.
  • Proceed along this road for 3.5 km and Kahanda Kanda is on your left – white wall and wood and metal gates – between the 4 and 5 km markers.

Or...

  • From Galle, proceed along coast road towards Matara.
  • At Habaraduwa turn inland by clock tower.
  • Just after 4 km marker, turn right towards Dikkumbura.
  • Proceed along this road for 3.5 km and Kahanda Kanda is on your left – white wall and wood and metal gates – between the 4 and 5 km markers.

The hotel can provide transport to and from the Airport, or around the island. They have a comfortable 4X4 or a van, depending on your numbers, and are happy to provide pillows, chilled water, etc for your comfort. Please ask them about the prices.

Location

Habaraduwa Dikkumbura Road, Habaraduwa, Sri Lanka
Galle
Sri Lanka

Things to do

Activities

  • Bike ride
  • Boat ride
  • Whale watching
  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing

Massage Pavilion

  • Ayurvedic Massages, they offer a variety of treatments, from ayurvedic to deep tissue in their open-air Massage pavilion with views over the tea estate.
  • Yoga, as part of their Wellness programme, they are endeavouring to provide a resident yogi to lead you through your yoga sessions.

Work out

Exercise, Susantha, “Mr Universe of the Southern Province” will come and conduct a full body aerobic workout in the air-conditioned exercise pavilion, or put you through a rigorous weight training session.

Tea Estate

Tea Estate & Factory, the Handunugoda Estate is 10 minutes away and provides a fascinating tour, highlighting the production of white tea for which they have become famous.

Turtle Sanctuary

Turtle Sanctuary, there are several in the area, including Habaraduwa – ten minutes away!

Temples

Temples, they are everywhere. Particularly interesting are the ones at Yattagalla and Kataluwa.

Yala Safari park

Yala Safari Park, sightings of leopard are good, along with lots of elephants, bears and crocodiles. Well worth a visit.

Koggala Lake

Boat trip, take a boat ride on Koggala Lake, visit the Temple Island, Cinnamon Island and Spice Farm.

Cookery

Cookery Classes, learn the secrets of Sri Lankan rice and curries, or if you prefer, some of their signature Thai dishes.

Garden suite

Suite

Garden king-size suite, max 3 people.

Rates from : USD 335
room per night (incl. tax)


Tea suite

Suite

Large Tea 2 twin suite, max 3 people.

Rates from : USD 335
room per night (incl. tax)


Araliya suite

Suite

Araliya king-size suite, max 3 people.

Rates from : USD 365
room per night (incl. tax)


Mango Suite

Suite

Mango king-size suite, max 3 people.

Rates from : USD 365
room per night (incl. tax)


Nelum suite

Suite

Nelum king-size suite, max 3 people

Rates from : USD 365
room per night (incl. tax)


Tamarind Suite

Suite

Tamarind king-size suite, max 3 people.

Rates from : USD 365
room per night (incl. tax)


Hellaconia suite

Suite

Hellaconia king-size suite, max 3 people.

Rates from : USD 395
room per night (incl. tax)


Peacock Suite

Suite

Peacock king-size suite, max 3 people.

Rates from : USD 395
room per night (incl. tax)


Dubu Suite

Suite

Unique Dubu king-size suite, max 3 people.

Rates from : USD 420
room per night (incl. tax)


Rate Information

  • Rates mentioned are per suite per night based on 2 people sharing, unless otherwise stated.
  • Rates mentioned are in US Dollars (USD).
  • Rates mentioned include breakfast.
  • Rates mentioned are inclusive of all mandatory taxes (14.2%) and service charge(10%)
  • Rates may be subject to change without notice.

Property Information

  • Minimum 3 nights stay over Christmas and New Year season.
  • Late check-out can be arranged, at the management’s discretion.
  • All suites are air-conditioned and Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.
  • All suites are non-smoking, smoking is permitted on the verandas.
  • They accept VISA, MASTERCARD and AMERICAN EXPRESS.

Extra Bed Policy

  • A suite sleeps 2 guests – extra bed for a person will be charged at USD 60 per night.

Child Policy

  • Children under 12 years of age are not allowed.

Booking Policy

  • To guarantee the booking a deposit must be made of 30%.
  • During Christmas and New year the deposit is 50%.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellation submitted 30 days or more prior to date of arrival, there will be no cancellation fee.
  • Any cancellation submitted between 15 and 30 days prior to date of arrival, they will charge 15% of the total booked amount.
  • Any cancellation submitted less than 15 days prior to date of arrival, they will charge 30% of the total booked amount.
  • A no show or early departure is a penalty fee of 100% of the total booked amount.

Cancellation Policy Festival Seasons

  • If a booking for Festival Seasons is cancelled more than 45 days prior to date of arrival, there will be no cancellation fee.
  • If a booking for Festival Seasons is cancelled between 30 to 45 days prior to date of arrival, there will be a cancellation fee of 10% of the total booked amount.
  • If a booking for Festival Seasons is cancelled between 15 to 30 days prior to date of arrival, there will be a cancellation fee of 20% of the total booked amount.
  • If a booking for Festival Seasons is cancelled between 1 to 15 days prior to date of arrival, there will be a cancellation fee of 50% of the total booked amount.
  • A no show or early departure is a penalty fee of 100% of the total booked amount.

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Location

Galle, Sri Lanka

Habaraduwa Dikkumbura Road, Habaraduwa, Sri Lanka
Galle
Sri Lanka

Senses

  • Eco-friendly
  • Zen
  • Nature
  • Design
  • Tropical

Experiences

  • Leisure
  • Adventure
  • Honeymoon
  • Weddings

Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa
  • Massage
  • Fitness
  • Surfing
  • Watersports
  • Swimming
  • Cooking
  • Snorkeling

Check-in/out

Checkin : 2:00 pm
Checkout : 12:00 pm (noon)