Accommodation rating: Superior
With the majestic Sigiriya rock fortress and the ancient Pidurangala Rock Temple acting as the backdrop, the modern, contemporary style Aliya Resort & Spa is set in the heart of the cultural triangle with convenient access to all the historic sites. The hotel features 96 de luxe rooms and suites and 18 comfortably furnished tents. The rooms, housed in two-storey chalets, overlook the lush garden and feature either a private balcony or terrace. The luxuriously appointed suites enjoy a secluded setting and feature a private plunge pool. Set on wooden platforms, the spacious tents are simply furnished tents and feature a private veranda with lounge chairs in the front and an annex with a four-piece bathroom suite at the back. Other facilities include four restaurants, including a speciality restaurant that serves Sri Lankan cuisine, two bars, an outdoor pool, a well-equipped fitness centre, indoor badminton court and a spa that offers a range of holistic traditional Ayurvedic treatments.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.