et on the slopes of the Hantane
mountain range, high above the city
of Kandy, Theva Residency is a 10-
roomboutique hotel. Designed to capture the
stunning views of the Kandyan Hills and the
surrounding valleys, the public areas and the
elegantly furnished rooms are spread across
the four split-level floors.
The minimalist interiors combine a mix of
glass, wood, polished cement floors and
white washed walls with a splash of colour
add a contemporary feel and vibrancy.
Facilities include a stylish restaurant serving
modern fusion cuisine, an infinity pool and a
The High Life
Theva Residency, Kandy
ecently opened in 2016, Owl and the
Pussycat is Sri Lanka’s newest
boutique hotel, with just 16 spacious
rooms and suites, offering guests a luxury
long-haul hideaway, located in the southern
coastal town of Thalpe, just a short Tuk-Tuk
ride from the historic Galle Fort.
Thantirimudalige, both leading property
developers, have created a beautifully
designed hotel that offers sophistication with
a lively seaside atmosphere and access to an
unparalleled authentic Sri Lankan experience
including a wonderful restaurant serving the
finest local ingredients and dishes.
A Fairytale Retreat
Owl & The Pussycat, Thalpe
drives, personalised service, comfortable
in-style accommodation and delicious
home-cooked food at the exciting wilderness
camp run by Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris on
the edge of species-rich Yala National Park.
tents, allowing guests to savour the natural
beauty of the surroundings without
compromising on comfort. Twice daily the
enthusiastic guides will lead safaris into the
heart of the jungle using customised Toyota
Land Cruiser safari jeeps, on the look-out for
spotted deer, wild boar, crocodiles, sloth bears
and the famous Sri Lankan leopard.
Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris, Yala