Tree of Life

No. 2 Hotel
in Central Sri Lanka

Ayurvedic relaxation in the middle of green nature

Place of peace and tranquillity in an unspoilt landscape about 14 km from Kandy.

Most popular facilities

Free Wifi
Swimming pool
In the mountains
In nature
Ayurveda doctor
Ayurvedic tri-dosha meals

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Tree of Life in Detail

Your Hotel

Amidst lush nature and tea plantations, about 14 km from Kandy, the Tree of Life Ayurveda & Nature Resort is located on the spacious grounds (26 h) with a separate Ayurveda Village for the Ayurveda guests. Find serenity away from the noise and monotony of everyday life.

Location & Surroundings

In the heart of Sri Lanka City Kandy situated at an altitude of about 500 meters surrounded by hills on the River Mahaweli. The height and the artificial lake in the city centre provide significantly cooler temperatures than in the lowlands of an average of 24 ° C.

Dining & Leisure

Main restaurant for local and international dishes, ayurvedic and non-hyurvedic. Ayurveda Village "Ayu" Restaurant, exclusively for Ayurveda guests with fresh local and Singhalese "Super Foods". Ayurveda guests are welcome to receive advice from the Ayurveda doctor as to which dishes are recommended or should be avoided according to the dosha.

Health & Treatments

"Saukya" (Sinhala for health) with experienced team of an Ayurvedic doctor (German speaking) and several therapists. 7 treatment rooms for traditional treatments such as Abhyanga massages, Pinda Sveda herbal stamp massages, Shirodhara oil forehead cast, Ayurvedic steam bath, herbal packs and sauna, and aromatherapy in a traditional Sinhala mud hut in the garden. Yoga and meditation round out your therapy.

Your Ayurveda doctor, Dr. K.M.T.B. Kahandawa, serves you with over 20 years of professional experience, including 4 years working at Tree of Life. He completed his five-year degree at Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayuveda University and then practiced for an additional year in government Ayurvedic hospitals. Dr. Kahandawa is a registered physician with the Ayurveda Medical Council in Sri Lanka and speaks English and German. French or Italian translators can be arranged upon request.

Pool Area


Free Time

Outdoor pool in the garden with sun loungers. Excursions to places of interest and the surrounding area are partly included in the programs.

Getting There

Additional information

Good to Know

Hotel rooms at a glance

53 residential units are spread over the extensive grounds. All with bathtub or shower/WC, air conditioning, hair dryer, coffee/tea set, WiFi, TV and terrace or balcony. Deluxe rooms and villas are located in the main building. Villas additionally with private balcony for Ayurveda treatments. In Ayurveda Village 10 chalets with more luxurious furnishings. "Home's Bungalow" (on request) with 3 suites and 1 family suite, kitchen, bar with billiard for maximum privacy. Single rooms are double rooms for single use.

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Customer ratings for Tree of Life

8 verified reviews by travelersOnly customers who have traveled with us are allowed to leave a review

4.6 Outstanding  

100% recommend the hotel to others

Board type
Wellness area
  • 'nestled in nature'
  • 'friendly staff'
  • 'delicious food'
  • 'daily Ayurveda treatments'
  • 'personal chef'
  • 'clean rooms'
  • 'impressive surroundings'
  • 'comprehensive treatments'
  • 'quiet location'
  • 'varied cuisine'
8 Results
Great treatment, great food, great room, great surroundings - completely satisfied

Richard L.

February 2024

as a couple | 70 to 79 years | 17 - 23 days

All around successful and very relaxing

January 2020

as a family | 50 to 59 years | 12 - 16 days

We have been spoiled and feel relaxed. You are in the middle of nature and even as a non-bird watcher it was fun to watch the birds at breakfast and lunch.

Fantastic Ayurveda wellness and yoga in the heart of Sri Lanka

Sabrina K.

November 2019

as a couple | 40 to 49 years | 12 - 16 days

Everything was just right here: a beautiful hotel in a dreamlike setting, lovable staff, delicious food, wonderful Ayurveda treatments and yoga every day, plus impressive excursions away from the mainstream of tourists.


Tree of Life
Sri Lanka, Central Sri Lanka, Kandy
Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB)
approx. 105 km / 137 min

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