The Best Spa Hotels to Book in Sri Lanka

A trip to Sri Lanka will leave you feeling good as new
A trip to Sri Lanka will leave you feeling good as new | © Uga Jungle Beach

Sri Lanka Hub Writer

A trip to Sri Lanka means getting away from the grind and really letting go. There’s no better way to loosen the stresses of daily life than with a stay at a spa resort. What could be better than being pampered beachside and then journeying inland to experience Sri Lankan culture? From Ayurvedic to Balinese, Swedish, Shiatsu and Thai treatments, there are plenty of wellness options here, including yoga retreats. Read on to find your ideal spa in Sri Lanka, bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

Spa Hotel, Resort

A bald woman in a red t-shirt and black leggings strikes a yoga pose on a smooth, rocky river bank surrounded by jungle, near Santani Wellness Resort & Spa.
© Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

Santani Wellness Resort & Spa is all about rejuvenating your body and soul with the sacred healing powers of Sri Lankan Ayurveda. The resort offers detox programs, yoga programs and Ayurvedic wellness programs specialized to your specific body type. Hidden away in the mountains of the Kandy region, Santani is the number one spa hotel in Sri Lanka.

2. Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions

Spa Hotel

A woman wrapped in a brown towel and lying on a treatment bed in the spa at Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions has oil poured onto her forehead from a copper vessel.

Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions is a spa hotel in Negombo, Sri Lanka. There are loads of spa treatments and massage options at this beachside resort. Part of the prestigious Jetwing hotel chain, you can be sure that your stay and the services provided will be top notch.

3. Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa

Spa Hotel

A woman with a flower in her hair relaxes in a large hot tub filled with white and red petals at the Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa.

Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa is located on a prime piece of land between the Bentota River and the Indian Ocean. You arrive at the hotel via boat from across the river and welcomed into complete beachside luxury. The spa in Centara Ceysands is fully equipped for complete comfort. Being a Thai chain, there are also Thai massages available here.

4. Uga Jungle Beach Resort

Spa Hotel

Idyllic stretch of empty sandy beach at Uga Jungle Beach Resort, lined with sun loungers and umbrellas.
© Uga Jungle Beach

Uga Jungle Beach Resort is a beachside cluster of luxury villas with all the amenities you need to really enjoy your time here. The spa has a complete range of treatments, massage therapies and beauty specialties available. Uga is a lovely chain of hotels in Sri Lanka and the Jungle Beach Resort is a wonderful choice for those who want to get away in between the trees and the ocean.

5. Chena Huts

Spa Hotel

A couple relax on two directors chairs in the grounds of Chena Huts, with a bottle of beer each, as a guide points out something along the rocky coastline to them.

Chena Huts is a spa resort on the coast of Yala National Park. A collection of beautifully built villas next to the ocean, a stay here is like a renewal for the senses. The spa at Chena Huts is just as complete as all the Uga Hotels in Sri Lanka with all sorts of treatments and therapies.

6. Lantern Beach Collection

Spa Hotel

The palm-fringed pool area at Lantern Beach Collection has a row of teal, canopied sun loungers next to it, which also overlook a tropical sandy beach.

Lantern Beach Collection is a trio of hotels along the same beach, only minutes away from Mirissa. The Lantern properties all share the Lantern Spa, easily accessible from the beach. Lantern Beach Collection consists of the Lantern Boutique Hotel, Ubuntu Boutique Hotel and Riso & Amour Beach Villas. All three properties are full of beachside comfort and you can even opt for a treatment by one of the Balinese therapists, in your room or villa.

7. Cinnamon Grand


Cinnamon Grand is one of the largest and most well-known hotels in the city of Colombo. With a large swimming pool, plenty of restaurants and a five-star spa, Cinnamon Grand has it all. The spa at this large hotel/resort has plenty of treatment options and Ayurvedic therapies.

For more spa options, discover our guide on the best wellness centres in Colombo and book now on Culture Trip.

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