Discover the Natural Beauty of Kandy
with Elephas Resort

Located in the heart of Sri Lanka, the city of Kandy is a cultural hub and natural wonderland that is not to be missed. With its lush forests, stunning waterfalls, and vibrant culture, Kandy is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Sri Lanka. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the top attractions in Kandy and why Elephas Resort is the perfect base for your Kandy adventure.

History of Kandy

Kandy is one of Sri Lanka’s most ancient cities, dating back over 2,500 years. The city served as the last capital of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka and is home to many historical sites and cultural landmarks. One of the most famous attractions in Kandy is the Temple of the Tooth, which houses the sacred relic of the Buddha’s tooth.

Natural Beauty

Kandy is also known for its stunning natural beauty. The city is surrounded by lush forests, misty mountains, and cascading waterfalls. One of the most famous natural attractions in Kandy is the Royal Botanical Gardens, which houses over 4,000 species of plants and is a must-visit for any nature lover.

At Elephas Resort, we offer guided tours of the botanical gardens as well as treks to nearby waterfalls and nature reserves. Our resort is situated in the midst of Kandy’s natural wonders, making it the perfect base for exploring the city’s beauty.

Cultural Attractions

In addition to its natural beauty, Kandy is also home to a vibrant culture and heritage. Visitors can explore the city’s many temples and museums, attend traditional dance performances, and sample delicious Sri Lankan cuisine.

At Elephas Resort, we offer a range of cultural activities for our guests, including traditional dance performances and cooking classes. Our staff is also happy to recommend local restaurants and eateries where guests can sample authentic Sri Lankan cuisine.

Adventure Activities

For the more adventurous traveler, Kandy offers a range of outdoor activities, including hiking, white water rafting, and zip lining. The city’s rugged terrain and abundant wildlife make it an ideal destination for thrill-seekers.

At Elephas Resort, we offer a range of adventure activities for our guests, including white water rafting on the Kelani River and hiking in the nearby Knuckles Mountain Range. Our experienced guides will ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience.


At Elephas Resort, we offer a range of accommodation options to suit every budget and taste. Our luxurious suites and cottages are designed to provide a comfortable and relaxing experience, with stunning views of Kandy’s natural beauty.

Our resort also offers a range of amenities, including a swimming pool, spa, and restaurant. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, Elephas Resort has everything you need for a memorable Kandy adventure.

In conclusion, Kandy is a city of natural wonder and cultural heritage that is not to be missed. At Elephas Resort, we offer the perfect base for exploring all that Kandy has to offer, from its stunning waterfalls and forests to its vibrant culture and adventure activities. Book your stay with us today and discover the beauty of Kandy.