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The Theva Residency is a lavish and private holiday destination which is located along a picturesque mountain range in the ancient city of Kandy. This holiday home provides you a home away from home experience while the facilities and services offered are of exceptional quality. All guestrooms provide a luxurious setting while modern facilities are included for the guest's convenience. The ambience of Theva Residency always radiates the royalty of the historical city.


Located along the slopes of the Hantana Mountain Range in Kandy with breath taking views of the surrounding mountains and the city, the Theva Residency is a mere 2 km away from the city centre. For guests who are arriving from Colombo, the drive usually takes approximately 3 hours. There are many modes of transportation available to and from Kandy while express trains and buses are used as public transport options. Taxis are available round the clock.


The Theva Residency offers 10 accommodation units while they consists of 4 standard deluxe rooms, 3 superior balcony rooms, 2 suites and a luxurious penthouse. All rooms radiate elegance and luxury offering guests a combination of wood, glass, cotton and silk. Providing some of the best scenic views, the deluxe rooms as well as all the others have subtle Kandy Perahara themed decor making it quite elegant and inviting. The Superior rooms are lavish and are draped in cool white shades from floor to ceiling while there are vibrant splashes of orange, yellow, red and blue which makes the setting quite contrasting. Each room is equipped with a private balcony and an outdoor bathtub where you can enjoy beautiful views whilst enjoying your bath. The suites are located in a private corner of the Theva Residency offering unparallel views of the valleys below. The suites also boast of an elevated Jacuzzi overlooking the valley. Offering a mix of modern and traditional interiors, the Penthouse provides an unforgettable stay. Features include a private Jacuzzi, lavishly ornamented dining and living areas, a study area with Wi-Fi access, a funky in-room bar and a well equipped kitchen.


Dining at the Theva Residency is always a treat since the chef and his team makes sure that there is a twist even on the simplest snack that you order. You can savour some of the best gourmet cuisine whilst holidaying here and you can expect a fusion of East meets West. Some innovative dishes might surprise you while they include herbs, fresh greens, fruits and flowers. Fresh produce is always used while the meals are seasonal. Individual dining needs are met while barbecues and private cocktail events can be organized.

Theva Residency also consists of an in-house sauna, an infinity pool and a pool side bar where you can enjoy some drinks. There is also a special lounging area by the poolside. The deck and open-air seating area is ideal for guests to enjoy pre-dinner drinks.


Kandy is home to a number of Buddhist temples which represent the country's proud history. The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, the Gadaladeniya Raja Maha Viharaya, the Embekke Devale, the Lankatilake Viharaya, Degaldoruwa Viharaya are to name a few. Other places of interest in Kandy include the Kandy Lake and its surroundings, the Udawaththakele Forest Reserve, the War Heroes Cemetery, the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, the Kandy Museum and the Gem Museum. For the more adventurous traveller, the Hantane mountain ranges are ideal for hikes and nature trails with experienced guides.


Offering a new set menu each day, you can feel free to order a la carte when you please. The resident chef and his team produce gourmet meals throughout the day with a fusion of east and west, new and old. Introducing innovative dishes that includes fresh greens, herbs, fruits and flowers the menus change seasonally keeping up with the freshest produce. Home made breads, jams, ice creams and sorbets are offered while special children's menus are also available.


For the few who wander out of their rooms, Theva offers these choices: pick between sweating it out at the in-house sauna, swimming laps in the limitlessness pool or sampling a beverage at the poolside.


For recreation purposes, Theva Residency offers an in-house sauna, an infinity swimming pool with a pool side bar where you could spend hours and also laze around under the sun by the special lounging area.