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Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic Kandy

Enjoy the temples and other features of Kandy. Travellers to this scenic city praise the gardens, lake and forests. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Kandy

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kandy a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pinnawala Zoo (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Nuwara Eliya Golf Club (23.8 mi / 38.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kandy

Travellers appreciate the beautiful gardens and panoramic lake views, which is just a taste of what Kandy has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kandy is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Botanical Garden (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Wales Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Kandy Lake (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Udawatta Kele Sanctuary (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Sembuwatte Lake (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Alagalla Mountain (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kandy

The nearest airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), located 52 mi (83.8 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Kandy Railway Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kandy?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 96 holiday lettings around Kandy. From 26 Houses to 6 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent Houses in Kandy?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 26 Houses in Kandy. Our other popular types of Kandy holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 14 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kandy?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Kandy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.