Jetwing Colombo Seven, ColomboYou can’t leave this central Colombo hotel without a dip in the rooftop infinity pool with panoramic city views. Modern minimalist rooms provide respite from the busy streets below. Make the most of the onsite gym and spa.
Arika Villa, DambullaAfter a day exploring the Cultural Triangle, take a dip in the courtyard pool of this nine-room boutique hotel. Set by a mellow stream within a forest, the landscaped garden here provides fresh produce for the onsite restaurant.
Fox Kandy, KandyThis elegant clifftop resort overlooks tea and pepper plantations in Kandy hill country. Admire the lush beauty from the garden-set pool or while tucking into breakfast in the glass-fronted restaurant.
Borderlands Eco Lodge, KitulgalaRest your weary limbs at this rustic lodge in Kithulgala, primed for white-water river rafting. Expect riverfront cabins with thatched roofs and open walls, allowing the jungle sounds to serenade you at night.
Melheim Resort and Spa, HaputaleDrink in mountainous views from this chic hotel in Haputale. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the rooms with natural light. Take a dip in the outdoor pool, surrounded by shady trees, to escape the midday heat.
Chaarya Resort and Spa, TissaJust 30 minutes from the Yala National Park, Charya Resort is primed for relaxation after a day of wildlife spotting. Pamper yourself at the onsite spa or take a dip in the pool with a swim-up bar and jacuzzi amidst lush landscape gardens.
The Habitat, KosgodaSteps from a long sweep of sandy beach, all the rooms in this contemporary hotel treat you to views of the Indian Ocean from a private balcony. Time spent by the large, central pool can be followed by more relaxation at the on-site spa.