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5 best boutique hotels in Sri Lanka

Kanan Isazade Kanan Isazade 26 August 2021
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Sri Lanka, the pearl of the Indian Ocean, is a country of rich biodiversity, delicious cuisine, charming beaches, and so on. Wildlife enthusiasts, gourmets, adventure seekers shortly everyone will love this country. The country attracts tourists from all parts of the world. More than 1.8 million people travel to Sri Lanka per year, and most of them are from India, United Kingdom, China, Germany, and Australia. If you want to travel to Sri Lanka, you will need apply for Sri Lanka Visa.

There are several things that you should know and plan before visiting any country. One of the first issues that you need to consider is accommodation. If you have somewhere to stay, you can handle all other possible problems. That is why, today, we will mention some of the best boutique hotels in Sri Lanka.

General View (Where is Sri Lanka?)

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If you have decided to visit Sri Lanka before starting to read this blog, you have already had general information about the country. I am sure that there are plenty of readers who have less knowledge about the Teardrop of India.

Where is Sri Lanka? Sri Lanka is an island country in South Asia. Since today, the name of Sri Lanka has changed several times. Previously the name of the country was Ceylon. The country got its current name in 1972. The capital of Sri Lanka is Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte. Although it is the capital, it is only the 7th most populated city. The main portion of the population lives in Colombo. Totally, 21.8 million people live in this fascinating land, and there are various ethnic groups such as Sinhalese, Sri Lankan Tamils, Sri Lankan Moors, Indian Tamils, Burghers, Malays, Veddas, Chinese, Indians, etc. The official language of Sri Lanka is Sinhala, and the other two dominant languages are English and Tamil. Even you can see road signs in three languages.

What is boutique hotels means?

panoramic view of ethnic style interior

Before starting our Sri Lanka hotels list, we should answer one question for our readers. What is boutique hotels means? The boutique hotel is a small hotel that has less than 100 rooms. The major advantage of boutique hotels in comparison with other ones is offering a personal touch to each guest. Generally, boutique hotels are independent. Where can I find them? In most cases, you can find them in city centers, next to tourist attractions, shopping centers, and so on.

1. Taru Villas

outdoor tropical beach

I would like to start to best Sri Lanka hotels blog with Taru Villas. Taru Villas have everything to make you feel like a royal family member. The main advantage of Taru Villas is being suitable for large groups. If you travel with family or with friends, then you should not worry about bedrooms and comfort. Also, rooms have private balconies, patios, DVD players, and flat-screen televisions. During your vacation, plenty of indoor and outdoor activities will be reachable for you. The hotel is just several minutes away from Bentota Beach and Bentota Beach. If you prefer to spend time in an indoor environment, there is a gym, spa, and swimming pool. After spending an enjoyable day, you can enjoy the Wi-fi at your apartment. Take a lot of pictures to share with your social media friends. Taru Villas has everything to get the most-liked photos. At the end of a long day, you can sleep on soft cotton beds and get up in the morning as a newborn child. How much does it cost to stay in Taru Villas? Taru Villas Sri Lanka hotels price change depending on the type of room, your stay duration, and reservation date. The hotel offers three types of rooms: superior, premier, and a family suite. Taking into consideration all of these features, the price changes between 250-500 EURO. Of course, it can be less or more than it.

2. Buckingham Place

swimming pool

You will find one of the best boutique hotels in Sri Lanka in south in Tangalle. The name of this hotel is Buckingham Place. What makes it one of the best boutique hotels in Sri Lanka in south? First of all, it has high standard service, plenty of facilities and clean-comfortable rooms. The main feature of Buckingham Place is, having rooms for different purposes. For example, there is a room with a garden for guests who love to have a direct connection to nature. Also, there are special rooms for new married couples. If you prefer large rooms or travel with a group, you can choose Extra Large Double Bedroom or Extra Large Suite. Besides the rooms, there are many activities for guests. You can enjoy delicious meals at restaurants, drink and socialize with people at a bar or go to the spa. Other facilities that the hotel offers are an elevator, free Wi-Fi, concierge service, luggage storage, etc. How much does it cost? Buckingham Place Sri Lanka hotels price strat from 200 EURO. Actually, the price is quite reasonable for one of the luxury boutique hotels in Sri Lanka. Undoubtedly, you will not be regretful if you stay here.

3. Wallawwa

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If you travel to the western provinces of Sri Lanka, one of the best boutique hotels in Sri Lanka is Wallawwa. The hotel is located in Minuwangoda nearby Nr Ja-Ela & Bandaranaike International Airport. The five stared hotel wait for you in Minuwangoda. You can choose one of the five-room types.

• Garden Suite- single king bed

• Family Suite- king bed and two twin beds

• Garden Suite - Twin: 2 twin beds

• Wallawwa Bedroom - a king bed

• Mountbatten Suite - king bed and two twin beds

All of the rooms have Wi-fi and tv. So, you will not be bored while waiting in the room. You can surf the internet, watch movies, tv-series, and so on. Also, plenty of activities are available at the hotel. You can try delicious meals at the restaurant, drink at the bar, relax in the spa or swim in the swimming pool. The hotel has a multilingual staff. So, you will not face any problem with communication. How much does it cost? The price changes related to the type of room, planed stay duration, etc. In general, we can say that you will pay at least 200 EURO to stay at one of the top Sri Lanka hotels.

4. Saman Villas

saman villas

The breathtaking scene of Saman Villas will charm you. This beautiful hotel is located in the southern part of Sri Lanka, Induruwa. Saman Villas offers five different types of rooms for its guests.

• Suite deluxe

• Suite deluxe pool view

• Suite superior king bed

• Suite superior

• Suite deluxe with private pool

The hotel takes all circumstances for the Covid-19 pandemic (social distance, cleaning, hand sanitizer). Such as other best Sri Lanka hotels, it has free Wi-fi, spa tv, and other indoor facilities. Besides, it has plenty of activities inside the hotel. Besides having a restaurant and bar, the Saman Villas has a poolside bar. So, while enjoying your drink and beautiful view, you can communicate with other guests. Also, the hotel has a fitness facility for customers who want to keep a healthy and fit body during vacation. Plus to facilities inside the hotel, you will just be 10 minutes away from Bentota Beach and Induruwa Beach. How much will I pay to stay in one of the best luxury boutique hotels in Sri Lanka? The average price changes between 370-500 EURO.

5. Maniumpathy

maniumpathy

Maniumpathy is a five-star hotel in the most crowded city of Sri Lanka, Colombo. We can say that in our Sri Lanka hotels list, the hotel that pays the most attention to Covid-19 measures is Maniumpathy. There are masks, gloves, free hand sanitizer for the guest of the hotel. The hotel has five types of rooms:

• Deluxe Room 2

• Superior Suite 4

• Family Suite

• Suite

• Superior Suite 1

Regardless of the kind, all of the rooms have tv, minibar, internet connection, private bathroom, and so on. All of these features are included in the price. We can say that Maniumpathy has more reasonable prices in comparison with other hotels that we mentioned (prices start from 156 EURO). But, it doesn't mean that it doesn't have free-time facilities. There is a restaurant, swimming pool in the hotel. Furthermore, you can to the city center for more enjoyment.

Other Advisable Hotels

heritance kandalama hotel

We have mentioned some of the top Sri Lanka hotels, but there are more than these in Sri Lanka. How to find the best hotel? Actually, it completely depends on your budget and travel plan. First of all, you should decide how much money you can spend and where you want to go. Also, you should pay attention to the facilities that the hotel provides. If you plan to spend most part of your vacation outside the hotel, the facilities will not be a problem for you. On the other hand, it can bother you. Moreover, you can search for rental apartments. It will be more beneficial for people who want to be alone and don't like crowded places. Some of the hotels that we can add to our list are:

• Heritance Kandalama

• Aarunya Nature Resort & Spa

• Amaya Lake Dambulla

• Jetwing Vil Uyana

• Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

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Kanan Isazade

Kanan Isazade was born and grew up in Baku, but now he is in Turkey because he is doing a Master's degree in Energy. Kanan loves to travel and meet people from various cultures, races, and beliefs. He travelled to more than 10 cities, and most of them are in Turkey. Kanan's motto is: learn new languages, travel around the world, read as many books as you can, and never forget to put yourself in someone's shoes to understand others.

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