Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from The Swiss Residence, Kandy

Located in the sacred city of Kandy the is known for its warm and personalized service from the moment you arrive at Swiss Residence. A perfect location for relaxing away from the busy city life, Swiss Residence has been designed with a combination of Swiss and Kandyan architecture. Swiss Residence offers guests well furnished rooms with amazing views of the surroundings and a range of facilities to make your stay memorable.


Perched atop the steep 'Bahirawakanda Hill' the Swiss Residence is approximately 116km away from Colombo in the hill capital of Kandy. The distance from the hotel and the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake is about 118km. Due to its location's steep climb, guests can witness beautiful views of the nearby surroundings. Taxi services and public transport options are widely available from the airport while the air taxi service is also a preferred option among tourists.


Kandy is a town with a majestic historical background which is still visible up to date. With old buildings and temples as well as the Kandy Lake, the hill capital still attracts many visitors the year throughout. Attractions in Kandy include the Temple of the Tooth Relic, the Kandy Lake, the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, the Kandy museum and many more. You can enjoy boat rides along the lake or simply enjoy a walk around the city experiencing its grandeur. The Bahirawakanda temple is also close by.