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Welikande Villas Hotel & Trekking Center

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Welikande Villas Hotel and Trekking center in The Knuckles Mountains is run by Michael and Thushari with European standards of cleanliness and service. We offer more than just a Hotel there is accommodation for singles to groups in a mixture of houses and rooms set in 8 acres of grounds including fruit orchards spice gardens and coffee plantations . With fantastic views just outside the door of the Knuckles mountains and Victoria Lake We have many activities including a large range of organised treks from 6 km to 105 km all of the treks are lead by an authorized guide. We have also 2 different types of camping experience lake camping and High Knuckles base camp. Day trips to Kandy, Sigiria and Wasagama etc. We also have a wellness center with resident Yoga and meditation teacher from Australia we offer FREE morning and evening sessions and a range of Yoga courses and retreats Cookery courses We have a resident cook that provides very good Sri Lankan food in our restaurant Michael .
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Special Offer:Free Yoga classes


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Siridigina Rd Knuckles Mountain Range, Kandy 20916 Sri Lanka
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Polgolla Reservoir Airport9 mi
Castlereigh Reservoir Water Airport34 mi
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I came to stay with my daughter at the Welikande Yoga&Trekking Retreat and we had the most wonderful time- in fact, loved it so much, we extended our stay. Michael and his wife Toush run the place in a relaxed and most welcoming way; if you want to chill, read and take in the
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Response from Welikande V, Owner at Welikande Villas Hotel & Trekking Center
Responded 5 days ago
Thank you so much for the glowing review we try really hard to meet guests expectations and to give them a holistic experience of the Knuckles Mountains. Love to you both Michael and Thushari
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Property's Favourite Review
Don t miss this place during your stay in Sri lanka ! Warm welcome from the owner, Michael Davis and Tush, Janaka (our guide), and the whole staff who are so lovely, nice, and helpful ! We enjoyed everything : . The place, the view, the breakfast, (fresh fruits and pancakes),
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Response from WelikandeVillas, Owner at Welikande Villas Hotel & Trekking Center
Responded 1 Aug 2018
Thank you so much for your glowing review we try really hard to make everything perfect, we all say come again....
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I stayed here for 2 nights during my motorcycle ride through the Highlands. Firstly, i'm glad I found and choose this place. The villas are located on top of a hill with stunning views of the Victoria reservoir on one side and the knuckles mountain ranges on the other side.
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Response from Welikande V, Owner at Welikande Villas Hotel & Trekking Center
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Prakash Thank you for you in depth review it is greatly appreciated we are always trying to improve what we offer our guests. I hope to see you and your family in the future Best Wishes Michael
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Let me begin by saying that we have traveled the world - not to brag, but to emphasize how stunning Welikanda is - views of the Knuckles Range and surrounding hills, lovely gardens - a bit of Paradise. But you are not at a hotel - you are at home with Michael and Thush and the
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Response from Welikande V, Owner at Welikande Villas Hotel & Trekking Center
Responded 3 weeks ago
So you liked Welikande then? Love and good thoughts Michael and Thushari
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Michael together with his family and staff have created a welcoming, rustic retreat sitting above beautiful valleys and lakes. My wife and I spent 6 magical days enjoying the inspiring views, breathtaking treks, wonderful yoga and meditation lessons, great breakfasts and dinners
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Response from Welikande V, Owner at Welikande Villas Hotel & Trekking Center
Responded 15 Jan 2019
Thank you Jonathon and Ricky for choosing to stay with us its so easy to create a great atmosphere when you have lovely guests and the fortune to live in such a spot
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Newly renovated The Old Priests House
View from the Cottage
Lovely Cottage - front side
"Room number 3 and 4 have great views."
"For couples, the deluxe rooms offer more space and quiet."
"Some room's views are better than others and rooms closer to the main building will have a stronger internet signal."
"Next time we would choose one of the rooms with a canopy bed."
"2 separate rooms apart from the main hotel were stunning"
US$40 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Welikande Villas Hotel
Sri LankaCentral ProvinceKandy DistrictKandy
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