Top 6 Sri Lanka hotels for beautiful views

For its size, Sri Lanka is astonishingly diverse, home to spectacular beaches, lush hills, dramatic mountains, rich rainforest, dry scrubland and tranquil countryside. Whichever setting charms your soul the most, we have selected the best accommodation options for enjoying the view.

A room with a view

Living Heritage

Surrounded by woodland, waterfalls and the rolling fields of Sri Lanka’s south-east hills, guests can take in the views from the dramatic infinity-edge pool and upmarket tree-house rooms.

Amanwella

Set on a hillock above a near-deserted crescent-shaped bay close to Tangalle, Amanwella has sensational views. Follow waterways and winding paths through a coconut grove to the sand.

Camellia Hills

Camellia Hills sits amongst tea fields on the edge of the picturesque Castlereagh Lake in Hatton. Take in the panorama from your suite, the pool, or immerse yourself within it on a tranquil boat ride.

Jetwing Vil Uyana

Choose between forest, marshland, paddy fields or waterways at this idyllic countryside retreat. The open-sided rooms allow you to totally absorb the beauty, peace and wildlife of your surroundings.

Ashburnham Estate

Perched in a tea estate facing the Knuckles Mountain Range, this remote tea bungalow has unparalleled views which can be enjoyed from the infinity pool, veranda and extensive garden.

Tri Lanka

Total tranquillity and sensational vistas await you at Tri Lanka, a boutique yoga retreat with lakeside rooms and a tree-top yoga shala set on the shores of the magnificent Koggala Lake near Galle.