A Humane Refuge

Relish in luxury comforts and personalized service amidst misty green mountains and lush waterfalls. Surrender to relaxation and tranquility while rejuvenating body, mind and soul. Nalanda Residence is the ideal location if you seek a peaceful and spiritual retreat into the scenic highlands of Sri Lanka.

Why stay at the Nalanda Residence?

Uniquely located in the quiet and rural town of Diyathalawa, The Nalanda Residence is surrounded by its very own two acre private garden allowing one to truly enjoy breathtaking scenery of the hill country and its unpolluted air.

Designed to ensure an experience of absolute comfort, the cosy bedrooms are furnished in timber and accessorized with luxury fittings making each room feel like royalty.

The residence offer a variety of unforgettable services and state-of-the-art facilities. Some of them being complimentary transfers to and from the Deathblow train station in Diyathalawa, airport pickup and drops with a professional chauffeur driver, excursions to famous and exciting places, glorious hike opportunities in the breathtaking mountain ranges of Diyathalawa with a village guide, complete yoga retreat experiences, a fitness facility, Ayurveda Spa treatment rooms supervised by experienced spa therapists, consultations at the residence with a licensed Ayurvedic doctor, living space with a modern rustic fireplace, special dining options at the residence from local cuisines to personal preferences of the guest and cookery class with the chef with the use of home grown vegetables and herbs.

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Introductory Rate

Be among the first to experience Nalanda Residence Diyatalawa, with superior luxury guest service.

Luxury Highlights


The Nalanda Suite

Enjoy the colorful morning rays of the sun creep over the mountain ranges and into your bedroom. Curl up in a comfy custom-made bed for a relaxing..



Chose to dine at the residence and make way to take your taste buds on journey of a lifetime. The elegant spacious dining area located in the...

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The name Diyatalawa translates to ‘watered valley’ and was once considered as a leisure destination for the British planters during the colonial era.


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