The Resort takes its name from the tall and plentiful ‘fish tail’ palm (kithul) trees that dot the sloping hill (kanda) side of the premises.

At Kithul Kanda Resort, guests are invited to become one with nature enjoying the sublime and beautiful surroundings of the Resort that is architecturally merged to entwine with the nature that is all around.

Across three categories namely Deluxe, Super Deluxe and Family, Kithul Kanda Resort presents 19 rooms all featuring modern traveler must haves including air-conditioning, en-suite washrooms  with hot water, cable television, tea/coffee making facilities and Wi-Fi.

In addition, all the tastefully furnished rooms have private balconies with lovely views across the Awissawella Mountain Range; making this dream bound setting most ideal for a family vacation or a romantic break, as unending stretches of paddy fields and mountains span out toward the horizon.

During their stay, guests can also take advantage of the Resort’s spectacular, oval-shaped infinity swimming pool. This pool was incorporated into an existing natural rock pool and today presents guests with scenic and panoramic views alongside sun loungers for sun seekers. On request the Service Team will happily serve your choice of snack, light meal or beverage right to your location to enjoy with convenience.

Dining at the Kithul Kanda Resort is a wonderfully satisfying experience. The resident, in-house chef team is happy to serve a broad ranging menu that spans Western, Eastern, Chinese and Indian flavours not forgetting only the very best of authentic Sri Lankan cuisine with a delicious Rice n Curry.

The refreshing setting of the open-plan Panorama Restaurant is ideal for casual dining with friends, families or lovers. The Restaurant plates up both à la carte and buffet dining options in addition to regular theme nights with live calypso entertainment.

The Service Team at the Resort is dedicated to ensuring all guests receive a superior guest service experience with high levels of attention. All Service Team members are fully trained and passionately committed to ensuring all guests check out refreshed, relaxed and satisfied.

Kithul Kanda Resort is also a popular venue for corporate day outs with plenty of space for activities including team building and outbound training.

With some 12 acres of space, the Resort is also an in-demand destination for weddings and homecoming functions, with three dedicated banquet halls offering a total capacity of some 250 pax.

Let the Resort’s Events Team help you with all the arrangements for your special day from planning and coordinating to making sure of a smooth, stress-free function; at Kithul Kanda your day is sure to look and feel as good as you. The Resort’s natural backgrounds are also sought after for photography sessions as well.

The Resort is also welcome to host conferences, seminars, meetings, workshops, corporate functions or special occasions, with all catering and other requirements taken care of.

For active guests, the Resort will happily organize various activities from trekking and cycling to bird watching or visits to local tourist attractions. Stepping out of the Resort is an ideal way to explore the local culture and beautiful natural surroundings.

Life is made up of moments and memories. At Kithul Kanda Resort, guests are invited to enjoy and experience a natural encounter with the best of authentic Sri Lankan hospitality and smiles; discover your special place and that magical moment of a lifelong memory…

Kithul Kanda –  The Mountain Resort


  • Bird watching
  • BBQ facilities
  • Cycling
  • Day outs
  • Playground on Site
  • Trekking

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