Santani WELLNESS REsORT, Kandy
Set amid verdant mountains an hour’s drive from Kandy, Santani is a holistic wellness resort that promises to indulge mind, body and soul. It offers the perfect destination for those in need of a break from the stresses of day-to-day life, and re-connect with their natural surroundings. Translated from Sanskrit Santani means “in harmony with”, and indeed the retreat provides a unique space where guests can customize their wellness programmes to include Ayurvedic spa treatments and yoga sessions to de-stress and detox, thus balancing their inner harmony. The hotel’s floor to ceiling glass walls and combination of indoor and outdoor lounge areas offer spectacular views of emerald green forests and rolling paddy fields. Accommodation is split between 16 chalets that have been specially designed to afford the best views of the mountains and encourage guests to meditate. As Santani places great emphases on wellness, they do not have televisions in the rooms, with Wifi available only on request. Guest who wants to explore the area can arrange excursions to the mountain ranges, nearby waterfalls or the nearby city of Kandy.