Sri Lanka

The Clingendael, Kandy

Clingendael, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Words: Kirsten Durward    Photos: Monica Tindall High in the rolling hills of Kandy, in the very heart of Sri Lanka, lies a hideaway of unparalleled privacy, colonial luxury and impeccable taste. Stepping through the entrance gateway, we are instantly entra…

Main Entrance

Residence by Uga Escapes, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Words: Kirsten Durward   Photos: Monica Tindall Swirl up to the colonial columns of Residence by Uga Escapes in leafy Park Street and be welcomed into a sanctuary of serenity within the bustling hub of Colombo. This is one of those hotels you want to stay at, where …

Amangalla, Galle Fort

Dinner, Amangalla, Galle, Sri Lanka

Words: Kirsten Durward    Photos: Monica Tindall An imposing colonial building, formerly a Dutch military post is now a grand and elegant hotel. Indeed formerly known as the New Oriental Hotel, the property has hosted hospitality since the 19th Century.  Now …

Amangalla, Galle Fort

Sunset Drinks, Amangalla, Galle, Sri Lanka

Words: Kirsten Durward    Photos: Monica Tindall Resident guests at the Amangalla, Galle Fort can be treated to divine sunset views over the red tiled rooftops each evening during cocktail hour. From 5:30pm onwards the sky changes tones with remarkable spee…