Kahanda Kanda, Galle
About Kahanda Kanda, Galle
Inviting guests to enjoy a holiday in seclusion within a tropical paradise, Kahanda Kanda is an exclusive boutique hotel in Galle. The hotel boasts of 9 spacious and luxurious suites which have been designed uniquely and promises privacy at all times. With a modern living pavilion and a dining pavilion guests can enjoy haute cuisine which consists of Sri Lankan and Thai flavours. All produce is locally sourced while special dietary requirements are taken care of. You can enjoy a good work out at the gym or enjoy a swim out in the open.
Location of Kahanda Kanda, Galle
Kahanda Kanda which is also known as KK among the locals is located in the village of Kahanda within the boundaries of a working tea estate which overlooks the beautiful Koggala Lake. Major industries in the village include rice farms and tea estates. Getting to the South of the island is convenient with many routes available. The main Colombo - Galle coastal road, the Southern Expressway and the Southern Railway Line are convenient routes while taxi and air taxi services are available to the South and Koggala from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake.
Accommodation at Kahanda Kanda, Galle
Offering luxurious accommodation the Kahanda Kanda Villa consists of 9 luxurious suites that ensure maximum privacy at all times. The suites are aptly named as the Dubu Suite, the Peacock Suite, Tamarind Suite, Mango Suite, Hellaconia Suite, Araliya Suite, Nelum Suite, Garden Suite and the Tea Suite. Each suite is a standalone building except for the Garden and Tea suites while each unit is unique and adorned with different style decor and interiors. You can find antiques and contemporary furnishings that have been sourced locally and from around the world. Staying true to the responsible tourism policy, all suites are equipped with solar power heating for hot water while all waste is recycled.
Facilities at Kahanda Kanda, Galle
At Kahanda Kanda, guests can taste a fusion of flavours with classical Sri Lankan curries and mouth watering Thai cuisine. The hotel uses only fruits, vegetables and herbs that are grown on the estate with the addition of fresh local produce. Mealtimes can be your choice while supper can be set up in the garden under the stars. Low calorie meals are available for guests who are health conscious while cookery classes are offered for guests who are interested in Sri Lankan and Thai cuisine. The Dining Pavilion is also open to non-residents upon reservation.
The team at Kahanda Kanda also helps you plan out weddings and events catering to your taste and requirements. From traditional Sri Lankan to contemporary weddings, the choice is yours. The Living pavilion is a wonderful venue to relax and spend the day while reading a book or enjoying the scenery. You can also enjoy soft music and a variety of cocktails in the evenings. The infinity edge swimming pool at Kahanda Kanda is 20 meters long and overlooks the Koggala Lake. The hotel also consists of a range of gym equipment where you can enjoy a proper workout and a home cinema with a range of DVD's and satellite channels. The spa which is nestled among tea plantations boasts of a resident masseur who will offer you a relaxing body massage with fine scented oils.
A number of activities and excursions can be enjoyed while holidaying in Kahanda Kanda. Guests can enjoy a tour to the Galle Fort which is a World Heritage Site. You can walk along the ramparts during sunset and be amazed by the view. Between the months of December to April, you can enjoy a boat trip off the coast of Mirissa and witness Blue Whales, Sperm Whales, Spinner Dolphins and Bottle Nosed Dolphins. Guests can also enjoy a relaxed boat ride on the Koggala Lake where you can visit a number of localities. You can also explore the area by bike and maybe enjoy a visit to the nearby tea estate. A number of water sports are also available in the vicinity.