The Secret Kandy

Kandy | Superior

Conveniently perched on a hillside just five minutes’ walk from Kandy’s famous Temple of the Tooth, The Secret looks, and feels, like a private home, albeit one with an outdoor swimming pool. Indeed it was once the house of a renowned philosopher (100+ years ago) and has since been thoughtfully transformed into an elegant boutique hotel.

Five incredibly spacious rooms are minimalist and stark in style with slick modern bathrooms, which sounds contradictory to the bungalow’s heritage but works well. Dark wood flooring and furniture contrasts with white washed walls and white linen; tall ceilings add to the sense of space. The aptly named Family Suite has enough room for up to five people and also features a dining area where a family meal can be set up; the Penthouse Suite is located on a private floor and was designed with couples in mind.

Delicious home-cooked meals are served in the dining room beside the pool, with western and Sri Lankan options: the breakfasts are particularly generous. Private dinners can also be arranged and the chef, keen to keep his diners happy and well-fed, will accommodate requests. Personalised service levels are not restricted to the restaurant, The Secret’s staff provides attentive yet discreet service where nothing is too much trouble and every suite benefits from a personal butler.

Please note that no alcohol is served at this hotel.

We Say
A great location, top class service, luxurious accommodation and delicious dining, The Secret ticks all the boxes.


25 Lady Gordon Drive, Kandy

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  • Your Accommodation
    • 5 Rooms & suites
    • Superior room amenities
  • Eating & Drinking
    • Dining room
    • No alcohol licence
  • Leisure & Relaxation
    • Swimming pool
    • Games room

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