Excellent 548 Reviews
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What We Love

  • Secluded location far from city noise
  • Private balconies overlooking the tea plantation in just about every room
  • The Thai-trained executive chef, Ruwan Silva, uses organic vegetables, fruit and herbs from the hotel’s own garden
  • A massage bungalow set in the tea fields
  • Air conditioning in the rooms (not always found in Sri Lankan hotels)

What To Know

  • Children under 12 are not permitted
  • Galle and the beaches on the south coast are a 15- to 25-minute ride away by tuk-tuk
  • Colombo is a two-hour ride away in a private car
  • The spa consists only of the massage bungalow


  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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The Review

Located in Koggala (Galle District), Kahanda Kanda is close to Handunugoda Tea Museum and Martin Wickramsinghe Folk Museum. This 4.5-star hotel is within the vicinity of Mihiripenna Beach and Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya.

Make yourself at home in one of the 10 air-conditioned rooms featuring fireplaces. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and bicycles to rent. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and barbecue grills.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel’s room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a library. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Kahanda Kanda
Koggala, 8000 Sri Lanka


5.0 Excellent 548 Reviews
You must stay here
Reviewed 7 days ago

This is a touch of paradise seemingly in the middle of nowhere but in reality close to all the attractions of the area. However once you arrive you may not want to leave. The accomodation is gorgeous. We started in the Tea suite then upgraded to Kadju House. Recently opened this spacious villa with it's own infinity pool is totally private but just a short stroll away from the lounge and dining pavilions. Everything you could want is waiting for you. Our owner/host makes a point of chatting with you, the managerial staff, especially Hush caters for your every need and all the staff are cheerful, helpful and eager to please. Food is great and for a change of scene you can get a complimentary tuk tuk to their sister hotel right on the coast. Also worth a visit.

You couldn't make it up!
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been reading a few recent reviews and if you did too and are thinking oh, that's all so complimentary, it can't be that good.....well, it can. And what makes the place so great are all the friendly staff coupled with the settings of the private villas. Ours had its own pool even, complete with monkeys overhead in the mango tree. It's just so lovely here but it's more than that. You will be looked after. And fed well. And be treated to entertaining towel animals every morning.... (They have to start lessons in that!!) We very much hope to come back.

Our Home Away From Home
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Garden Suite for a week and it was truely amazing. We had a very good rest and were thoroughly spoilt by a great team of guys who looked after us so well. Rohan and his crew made up our rooms while we were at breakfast and did pull down at night while at dinner. So never disrupted. Just loved Rohan’s animal “towels”. The swans were beautiful but I think the crocodile was the best.
We had a cooking class with Pressard, who is an awesome chef!! His meals are to die for and presentation superb.
We did a number of local trips to see Galle Fort, a tea plantation, KK Beach Resort and Koggla Lake. Loved them all. Wujira was our driver for these outings as well as our driver from and to Colombo Airport. He drove well and was very friendly and helpful. Also caring when I went on tours on my own.
I wish I could list everyone’s names because absolutely no one did wrong by us. The most caring friendly staff on the planet.
I don’t think I could speak more highly of a place we have stayed and will definitely recommend KK to our friends.

Wonderful hotel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the most fantastic suite with plunge pool it was wonderful ! Anice set menu with varied choices .The staff were incredible nothing was too much trouble it’s about 30 mins from the fort in Galle .
Def recommend

By far the best hotel I stayed in whilst visiting the Island...
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the third time Ive visited KK, but only the first time I have booked accommodation. It was recommended to me in 2014 whist staying nearby in Unawatuna, so thought to check it out and had lunch there on two separate occasions.

I travelled solo, during the month of October and stayed for three nights DB&B. I booked three excursions, so was kept busy for the duration of my stay.

Wajira, was my driver for three days, and was very attentive and ensured my visits went unhindered. Booking excursions can be a bit tricky with the endless negotiations with some lesser individuals, but booking direct with KK took the hassle out of everything. Book direct with KK, you will not be disappointed.

The dinner menu at KK changes daily, although some lunches remain the same. The food is fresh, and of the highest quality. Wine is reasonably priced too.

Nothing was too much trouble for the staff who all deserved the healthy tip when I left.

Thank you KK for making my visit to memorable.

I'lll be back!