Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa | A Resort Where Luxury Meets Nature

By Bella Arti | 23, Mar, 2023
Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa | A Resort Where Luxury Meets Nature

In search of a perfect Muslim-friendly honeymoon destination? Take your significant other on a romantic getaway at Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa in Sri Lanka, a collection of nine modern luxury private villas set high in the central hills and surrounded by spice and tea gardens.

Let us show you why Aarunya Resort and Spa is a perfect Muslim-friendly getaway.



Accessibility and Locationsunset and landscaping near aarunya

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Sri Lanka is renowned for its stunning landscapes, lush tea estates, verdant mountains, and sunny beaches. What you will get speak through its name, Aarunya is taken from the ancient language of Sanskrit and means the first rays of the sun. You and your partner can spend your mornings admiring the magnificence of the Knuckles Mountain Range, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site, from this resort, nestled on the outskirts of Kandy City.

Address: 100 Malgamandeniya Road, Aluwatugoda, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa is ideally situated between Kandy and Dambulla, the entrance to Sri Lanka's cultural center and north. It is about 1.5 km off the main A9 route linking the two cities and 14 km from Kandy's city center.

Two to three hours' drive away from the airport, Aarunya provides pick-up and drop-off transfers to and from Bandaranaike International Airport that can be arranged with prior notification.


Premium Accommodationspremium accomodation aarunya

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Rated with a 5-star, expect a premium experience and service at Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa. This private resort has a collection of notable awards, from winning the best luxury honeymoon retreat in the Sri Lanka category in the Luxury Lifestyle Awards of 2022 to the 2022 Traveller's Choice on Tripadvisor.

You are given a choice of 9 (nine) properties in this luxury resort, which are divided into villas and suites. Here's the explanation:

Superior Villas & Premium Villas

They are all carefully positioned on the 9-acre estate gardens with breathtaking mountain views and maximum privacy.

Superior Villas

The Superior Villas are lavish 60 sq m (646 sq ft) private villas with outdoor jacuzzis, private gardens, and breathtaking mountain views.

Premium Villas

The Premium Villa is a 60sqm (646sqft) private luxury villa with an outdoor jacuzzi pavilion and plunge pool that overlooks sweeping mountain views. It is set on a mountain crest next to a grove of pepper plants.

Sky Suites Consisting of Sky-Tented Villa and Sky Habitat Villa. Each Private Villa with Plunge Pool.sky suites

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With stunning mountain views, The Sky Suites provide unmatched levels of luxury and a unique accommodation experience.

The Sky Suites

The Sky Suites (Level 1 & 2 = 140sqm/1507sqft), Sky Habitats (Level 1 = 61sqm/657sqft), & Sky Tented Villas (Level 2 = 79sqm/850sqft) are remarkable, modern Sri Lankan luxury villas with private outdoor baths and private plunge pools.


​Muslim-friendly Facilities & Halal Restauranthalal food in aarunya

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Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa has earned a CrescentRating of 5 for offering services and amenities that accommodate Muslim visitors' religious requirements. These amenities and services include essential facilities for prayer, such as prayer mats, Al-Qur'an, prayer timetables, and prayer directions marked in the room.

Also, they offer extra services throughout Ramadan, including suhoor and iftar meals upon request. For Taraweeh and Eid prayers, visitors might be transported to the closest mosque.

The personnel of Aarunya has received training on the needs of Muslim visitors, and upon request, a stewardess or female attendant is ready to look after the female visitor.

On a scale of one to seven, with seven being the highest rating, the CrescentRating system ranks the fundamental Halal-friendliness of hotels.

Furthermore, the resort has a restaurant that the hotel administration has certified serving Halal food. Here are the further details:

  • The resort can serve Halal breakfast.
  • The resort can serve vegetarian food on request
  • The resort can serve Kosher food on request
  • The resort has a restaurant assured Halal by the management.
  • All snacks and drinks in the room / mini bar are Halal.
  • The resort can serve Halal room service.

Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa provides unique, safe dining experiences where you can enjoy a romantic breakfast, lunch, and dinner without bothering to leave the resort. With prior reservations, the resort offers a wide range of secure private dining experiences from the kitchen to the table, including multi-course set menus, all-day in-room dining with on-call butler service, private dining, pool-side dining, special events, and cocktail parties.

With varieties of private dining options; The Verandah, Aahaara Sri Lankan Destination Dining Restaurant, Aahasa Tea Pavilion, Infinity Poolside, In-Room Dining, and Garden Dining are just a few of the places you will be able to dine.

Aarunya provides a taste of Sri Lanka through a unique culinary experience. The restaurant serves both international and Sri Lankan cuisine. Aarunya chefs use fresh, natural, and local produce components to prepare the cuisine. Hence, enjoying a romantic meal with your significant other at this resort will undoubtedly be one of your most treasured lifetime memories.


Activities and Nearby Attractionsattractions near aarunya

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This romantic resort provides various activities a couple can enjoy on their honeymoon, such as:

  • Outdoor 40x20 infinity pool: Enjoy swimming in an infinity swimming pool like nowhere else complete with lounge chairs and umbrellas.
  • Private yoga lessons: Teach your spouse some yoga poses. (Additional charges may apply)
  • A rice paddy field and organic fruit, vegetable, spice, and tea gardens: With your lover, stroll around the resort's rice paddies, organic fruit, vegetable, spice, and tea gardens.
  • A guided village, waterfall, and nature (bird watching) walk: This activity is available from the hotel for a safer exploration experience.
  • Complementary bicycle use: Enjoy a free bicycle ride around the resort.
  • Cooking classes: Request a cooking class where you can learn how to make Sri Lankan cuisine. (Additional charges may apply)
  • Aarogya Luxury Spa and Wellness Centre: Discover therapeutic rituals from around the world and Ayurveda here, including 3 private treatment rooms and 1 room for couples.
  • Wellness Retreat Packages tailored to suit each individual: This package comes with doctor consultations, daily spa treatments, yoga, meditation, and events, as well as meal plans or dining experiences (for 4/7/10 nights or other customized lengths of time).

You can use this method of transportation to go to the locations in Sri Lanka you want to see by taking the 30- to 45-minute trip from Aarunya to the Kandy train station. You might also think about taking a 1-2-hour trip to the majority of cultural sites, including the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, or even to natural wonders, like the UNESCO-designated Knuckles mountains and waterfalls.

With all of the amenities and services offered, you would not want to forgo this opportunity to spend a once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon with your loved ones.


Further Information about Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa or for booking purposes can be found here:

Aarunya Nature Resort and Spa



Bella enjoys sipping on hot soy latte while writing. Through Halaltrip, she communicates her love for travelling.

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