Best boutique and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka

We’ve discovered your new favourite boutique and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka. Read on to find your next south-east Asian adventure…

  1. Balapitiya, Sri Lanka

    The River House

    Style

    Minimalist jungle seclusion

    Setting

    Down by the river

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A one-hour boat ride on the river

    Price per night from (ex tax)$85.41

  2. Balapitiya, Sri Lanka

    Kumu Beach

    Style

    Seaside serenity

    Setting

    Golden Balipitiya Beach

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A welcome cocktail each

    Price per night from (ex tax)$121.33

  3. Ahangama, Sri Lanka

    Palm Hotel Sri Lanka

    Style

    Dark with heart

    Setting

    Lovely bunch of coconuts

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A Palm-branded tote bag

    Price per night from (ex tax)$150.00

  4. Bentota, Sri Lanka

    Lunuganga Estate

    Style

    Bawa power

    Setting

    Lakeside gardener’s world

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    Guided garden tour for two, fresh fruit platter on arrival, afternoon tea, plus a mocktail

    Price per night from (ex tax)$139.33

  5. Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Wallawwa

    Style

    Lavish colonial pile

    Setting

    Nestled in Negombo

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A 10-minute head massage for two

    Price per night from (ex tax)$139.33

  6. Galle, Sri Lanka

    Fort Bazaar

    Style

    Keeping it cool

    Setting

    Within these fort walls

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A 15-minute head massage each for two

    Price per night from (ex tax)$145.33

  7. Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo

    Style

    History-steeped designer haven

    Setting

    Chi-chi Cinnamon Gardens

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A beach bag and a scented candle from Paradise Road

    Price per night from (ex tax)$156.62

  8. Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

    Uga Jungle Beach

    Style

    Contemporary castaway villas

    Setting

    Literally lush Kuchchaveli

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of house wine

    Price per night from (ex tax)$147.00

  9. Galle, Sri Lanka

    KK Beach

    Style

    Corbusier on the coast

    Setting

    Blue lagoons, golden beaches

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of sparkling wine; an additional lunch for two with two-night stays, and for three nights or more, guests also get two deep-tissue massages

    Price per night from (ex tax)$161.60

  10. Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Maniumpathy

    Style

    Just what the doctor ordered

    Setting

    Secluded Cinnamon Gardens

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    One afternoon pot of tea for two with biscuits or cake a room, per stay

    Price per night from (ex tax)$167.35