Hunnas Falls - Kandy
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A number of spectacular waterfalls tumble down over rocks and precipices throughout the cool hill country of Sri Lanka. Among them is Hunas Falls, which derives its name from Hunasgiriya Peak, the forest covered mountain which overlooks this tranquil landscape.


With rooms arranged along two stories, each room faces the lush greenery of the Matale mountain range with its misty peaks and cool breeze. Situated at the foot of the Hunasgiriya Mountain, the hotel has 31 rooms and suites, featuring dazzling views that can be enjoyed from the privacy of sit-out balconies. Designed with peace and relaxation in mind, these luxurious accommodations offer state-of-the-art amenities and unparalleled levels of service.

Services & Amenities

  • Bed & Bath
  • Bathroom toiletries
  • Extra blankets and towels - on request
  • Extra bed - on request
  • Baby crib - on request
  • Internet Access
  • A computer with internet facilities at the Library (Free of charge)
  • WIFI Internet access is also available at the lobby, restaurant and the seating area of the second floor.
  • Services & Amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room dining - on request
  • Room Service – 11 hours
  • Entertainment
  • Satellite TV
  • Room Features
  • Complimentary mineral water
  • Spacious wardrobe
  • Digital safe
  • Air conditioning with temperature control
  • Smoke detectors
  • Writing table and chair
  • Hair dryer - on request
  • Electric shaver outlet
  • Electric adapters
  • Iron and board - on request
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Mini bar

Deluxe Rooms
Located on the first floor of this single winged hotel, Deluxe rooms offer a cosy accommodation for a family of three.

  • King size bed
  • Occupancy 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years
  • Extra bed: Single foldable bed (on request)
  • View: Angled view of Knuckles mountain range, outside courtyard and garden
  • En suite bath room

Cardamom Suite
The hotel's spacious Cardamom Suite is equipped with modern amenities and provides guests with supreme comfort and luxury.

  • King size bed
  • Occupancy 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years
  • Extra bed: Single foldable bed (on request)
  • View: Angled view of Knuckles mountain range, outside courtyard and garden
  • En suite bath room

Katsura Suite
This elegantly designed theme suite offers guests a Japanese feel, with inviting east-Asian decor and contemporary Japanese style furnishings.

  • King size bed
  • Occupancy 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years
  • Extra bed: One crib or a single foldable bed
  • View: Angled view of Knuckles mountain range, outside courtyard and garden
  • En suite bath room

Highlander Suite
This quaint Scottish styled suite offers a very medieval feel to those who choose to stay at the Highlander.

  • King size bed
  • Occupancy 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years
  • Extra bed: One crib and one sofa bed
  • View: Angled view of Knuckles mountain range, outside courtyard and garden
  • En suite bath room


With a wide range of activities to choose from, Hunas Falls by Amaya appeals to any type of traveller. Choose from a spectrum of options, designed to appeal to a wide range of travellers from those adventurous at heart to those with a yearning to be pampered

  • Swimming pool

Retreat to the hotel's secluded pool area and laze the hours away under the sun. Simply dip your feet into the pool or lie on one of the loungers and immerse yourself in complete relaxation.

  • Golf course

A leisurely game of golf at the hotel's beautifully maintained mini golf course is the perfect way to practice your swing and to spend a pleasant evening outdoors.

  • Shopping boutique

The hotel offers a hotel-owned souvenir shop for guests to take back with them a few mementos of their visit. Available items include a range of Sri Lankan tea, plenty of picture post cards, cultural books and magazines.

  • Buissnes facilities

Whether you are hosting a small executive gathering or a large conference, Hunas Falls by Amaya will cater to all your business requirements. The warm staff is willing to accommodate any request so that every meeting or conference runs smoothly.

  • Tennis

Improve your serve and volley at the hotel's tennis court and discover your inner tennis star. With the use of complimentary tennis equipment, the court is bound to delight beginners and advanced players alike.

  • Special events

Dazzle your guests by hosting your special event at Hunas Falls by Amaya. . Be it a private dinner or a grand celebration, the staff will ensure that everything is carried out to perfection and enrich your occasion with first-class service.

Things to do

Offering panoramic views of valleys and mountain ranges in the distance, the stunning landscapes that surround the hotel are bound to fascinate any trekker. Tours range from cultural visits to walking tracks to natural tours and guests will be accompanied by the hotel's resident naturalist. Embark on a tour and discover why Kandy's breathtaking scenery and rich history have never failed to fascinate travellers.

  • Saheen trail

Located towards the North-East of Hunas, the peak of this rocky escarpment is visible to the hotel. It is accessible via a footpath which traverses through the reforested area and grassland - a result of the abandonment of a former tea estate.

  • Simpson's trail

This small sub-mountain forest patch in the Hunnasgiriya mountain takes on the appearance of a gallery forest. The path to Simpson's Forest offers a panoramic view of the beautiful landscape of the area, showing the undulating terrain of the scattered mountains, valleys and stunning rocky outcrops

  • Mount hunnasgiriya trail

Breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding area can be seen from the summit of Hunnasgiriya, including the Knuckles range, Victoria reservoir, the town of Kandy, Hantana range, Bible rock, Matale mountains and valleys.

  • "Kalwariya walk" - the way of the crosses

This pathway traverses through beautiful tea estates, streams and waterfalls and offers stunning views of the Shaheen mountain and the Matale mountain range and valleys from natural caves, below which stands a Roman Catholic Church built in 1977.

  • Tour to a tea factory

Witness the process of tea-plucking at the estate of Hunasgiriya - one of the largest tea producing plantations in the central province. A visit to the factory will show guests the entire process of tea manufacture - from the initial drying of leaves to the final stages of fermenting and sifting.

  • Excursion to sembuwatta lake

Once a polo ground during the colonial period, the lake is located in a valley in the Elkaduwa plantation. The trail traverses through the Hunasgiriya plantation, offering views of the scenic beauty of natural landscapes comprising mountains, valleys and lush vegetation.

  • Excursion to puhuarambe rainforest

This small forest patch with an extent of approximately 60 acres is home to a number of species of flora and fauna endemic to the country. It is particularly famous for its natural springs, which are well-protected by the villagers of Puhuarambe.

  • One day excursion to meemure

A traditional Sinhala village with many cultural attractions, Meemure is located in the valley between the two mountains of Kalupahana and Kehelpathdoruwa. Having roots in the Kandyan Kingdom, a special blend of architecture and natural resources is well-depicted in the village.

  • One day excursion to nitre cave

The trail to the Nitre cave winds it way through beautiful montane and sub montane forests and is home to several species of mammals, birds and insects. The road passes through Corbet's gap, allowing guests to experience gusts of wind that breeze through the gap from the valley below.

  • One-day excursion to knuckles range & wasgamuwa

Deriving its name from the five distinct peaks that resemble a clenched fist, the Knuckles range of hills features a varied mix of vegetation rich with endemic flora and fauna. The Wasgamuwa National Park is a few hours' drive away and is characterised by evergreen forests with well-developed riverine forests along the major river courses.

  • Tour to national botanical gardens

At the end of a journey from Colombo, Kandy welcomes you with the splendour of a beautiful garden which dates from the 14th century reign of King Wikrama Bahu III. The Royal Botanical Gardens provide views of extraordinary beauty that is bound to stun nature lovers and casual visitors alike.

  • Tour to ancient temples

Visit some of the most historic temples in the country, including the Gadaladeniya Viharaya - a temple built in 1344 by the Gampola King Wickramabahu, the Lankathilaka Viharaya - a more traditional Sinhalese style temple also built in 1344, as well as the Ambekke Devalaya - a shrine dedicated to the Kataragama God.

  • Tour to temple of tooth & udawattakele forest

Being the most sacred place of worship for Buddhists in Sri Lanka, the Dalada Maligawa houses the Sacred Tooth Relic of The Buddha. The Udawattakele forest - a patch of rainforest - is located near the Dalada Maligawa and has historically provided protected to the Maligawa.

  • Three day hunas trek "village walk"

The three days trek starting from the Hunas Falls by Amaya provides unparalleled opportunities for walkers to experience and enjoy the different ecosystems, both natural and influenced by human activities, biological diversity, geological diversity and the cultural diversity of the surrounding area.

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