This Hotel Heritance Kandalama is located within the Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka by overlooking the 8th wonder of the world Sigiriya Rock.
This was built by a renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa who is regarded as having been one of the influential Asian architect in 20th century. He is specialized in making / designing of buildings to a series of scenographicaly conceived spaces by courtyards and gardens.
Heritance Kandalama hotel is a spectacular minimalist architectural masterpiece which has designed with a modern touch, to go alone with the nature, which is also a home to an abundance of birds and monkeys.
Giving an appearance of a outspread wings of a bird, 160 bedroom hotel has wrapped around two sides of a natural rock, with rooms facing to the total jungle and a lake. The two wings are connected by a cave like corridor which runs through the rock from the entrance to the main gate. The entire hotel is built upon a raised platform resting on columns, allowing rain and spring water to flow freely from the mountainside into the Lake.
All timber panelled and well decorated rooms with all eco friendly local elements are unique to each other.
Designed rain showers, bath tubs and luxurious jacuzzis along with the glass fronted window panels provides a glamourous feeling as it is just a part of the picturesque natural landscape.
This is one of best architectural & austere building that derives its beauty from the surrounding landscape.