Phone us  01392 441245  |  E-news sign up
Honeymoons
& weddings
  
Honeymoons and weddings abroad are tailor-made by Expressions Holidays. Contact us for a range of honeymoon and wedding destinations around the world and an amazing choice of honeymoons from island-hopping to visiting cultural sites.
Authentic
Experiences
  

With Authentic Experiences from Expressions Holidays you enter a world of genuine holiday and travel experiences within the framework of one of our tailor-made holidays, be its significance culture, gastronomy, wine appreciation, wildlife, sports or special occasions.
Spa
holidays
  

Expressions Spas opens a world of tailor-made spa holidays that allows you to choose according to region, type of treatment desired, product type and recommends for your party type, whether it be for couples, singles or perhaps mothers and daughters travelling together.
Family
holidays
  

Expressions Families affords you an amazing choice of sophisticated resorts ideally suited to families in selected destinations worldwide. You can also choose according to required facilities in resort and we suggest holidays for families with grandparents and single parent families too.
Rail
holidays
  

Expressions Holidays offers you tailor-made rail holidays and journeys by train, including luxury trains, scenic journeys and classic rail tours.
Worldwide
journeys
  

Tailor-made journeys and tours for individuals and small groups to selected destinations around the world from Burma to Italy, from Vietnam to India.

Clingendael

/uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 A/EXH730_EXH730IMG_1400 Clingendael pool21122010_A.jpg
/uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 A/EXH730_EXH730IMG_1403 Clingendael master bedroom21122010_A.jpg
/uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 A/EXH730_EXH730IMG_1404 Clingendael Red bedroom21122010_A.jpg
/uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 A/EXH730_EXH730untitled21122010_A.jpg
/uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 A/EXH730_EXH730untitled221122010_A.jpg
/uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 A/EXH730_EXH730untitled321122010_A.jpg
/uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 A/EXH730_EXH730untitled521122010_A.jpg
  • /uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 B/EXH730_EXH730IMG_1400 Clingendael pool21122010_B.jpg
  • /uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 B/EXH730_EXH730IMG_1403 Clingendael master bedroom21122010_B.jpg
  • /uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 B/EXH730_EXH730IMG_1404 Clingendael Red bedroom21122010_B.jpg
  • /uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 B/EXH730_EXH730untitled21122010_B.jpg
  • /uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 B/EXH730_EXH730untitled221122010_B.jpg
  • /uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 B/EXH730_EXH730untitled321122010_B.jpg
  • /uploadedimages/Images/Sri Lanka/EXH730 B/EXH730_EXH730untitled521122010_B.jpg
  • About this holiday

    Clingendael is perfect for those seeking a secluded residence or for golf lovers, as it is located close to the Victoria Golf Course. Enjoy the blend of colonial grandeur and contemporary elegance and the breath-taking views of the surrounding landscape. The hotel is in a good location, close to Kandy and offering excellent access to the surrounding mountains, tropical forests and tea plantations. Expressions Holidays recommends the hotel as a stop on one of our touring itineraries of Sri Lanka.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Sri Lankan London to Colombo return in economy, private car transfers, bed and breakfast based on two people sharing a double or twin room.

    Holiday prices

    Sample price is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room.
    From £2,720 for 7 nights.
    The price displayed here is a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • Sri Lanka 2019 autumn early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Sri Lanka by 31 August 2019 for stays between now and 30 November 2019 and receive a reduction of £100 per person.
    • Sri Lanka 2020 early booking offer
      Book a holiday of at least 7 nights to Sri Lanka by 30 September 2019 for stays between 1 December 2019 and 31 March 2020 and receive a reduction of £150 per person.

    Hotel code

    EXH730

    Our opinion

    Golf enthusiasts will love Clingendael - a secluded and private, luxury residence just minutes away from the club house of the Victoria Golf Course, amidst spectacular mountain scenery.

    Hotel description

    Clingendael is located in the Kandyan Hills at 500 metres above sea level on the premises of Victoria Golf & Country Resort, around one hour’s drive to the east of Kandy. Set on a hill in lush tropical gardens, Clingendael offers five luxurious suites, spacious living areas, a small swimming pool and pavilion, as well as quite breathtaking mountain and reservoir views. This large stately home is built in Dutch Sri Lankan style with materials dating back to 1782 and spacious wrap around verandas and colonnades. The interiors delight in a sumptuous blend of colonial splendour and contemporary chic. There are four double-bedded and one twin-bedded suites, all air-conditioned and with en-suite shower rooms. Clingendael’s resident manager, in-house chef and a permanent staff of eight are at hand to provide seamless, informal service and generally cater for guests’ needs. The main reason for staying at Clingendael is to play golf at the Victoria Golf Course, an 18-hole par 73 championship course which is just minutes away, considered to be one of the most scenic golf courses in the world. There are plenty of other activities close by, such as horse-riding, tennis, bird-watching and walking. Moreover, Clingendael is well situated for touring around this stunningly beautiful mountain region with its lush tropical forests, plantations, wilderness sanctuaries and the Victoria reservoir and Dam.

    You can either book individual suites at Clingendael or hire the entire villa with all five suites for your party’s exclusive use. Golfers’ packages including green fees are also available.

    Location

    Rajawela (Victoria Golf Resort near Kandy)

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    4 to 5 hours

    Closest airport

    Colombo

    Room types

    Number of rooms – 5 suites
    All rooms have; Air-conditioning, En suite shower room (the Brown room includes a ‘Japanese bath’), iPod station and WiFi connection.
    Green Room (Twin-bedded).
    Red Room or Brown Room (Double).
    Blue Room (Double).
    Master Suite (Double). A living room and a bedroom area, door to the bathroom. Two doors lead down antique staircases to two of the bedrooms downstairs (Red Room and Brown Room).

    Hotel facilities and services

    Food and beverage service, Dining Room (table seats 14), Bar area, Tropical garden, Small swimming pool and loungers, 2 lounge rooms, Verandas and terraces

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Croquet 

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Local to Clingendael are Victoria Dam and Reservoir, mountain scenery; waterfalls, plantations Knuckles Mountain range, Kandy.
    Special Events Kandy Perahera Festival (July/August).

    Sports nearby

    Golf and Tennis at the Victoria Golf & Country resort – 18-hole championship par 73 golf course, driving range and putting green, rated by Golf Digest USA as one of the 100 most scenic golf courses in the world; bird-watching, horse-riding at the Victoria Saddle Club, hiking.

    Children

    Extra beds for a child are available.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

  • OUR HOLIDAYS

    • Rail holidays

      Rail holidays and train journeys, tailor-made.

    • Garden holidays

      Italian garden holidays and tours for individuals and small groups

    • Family holidays

      Visit our selection of tailor-made family holidays to selected hotels and resorts around the world.

    • Cookery holidays

      Tailor-made cookery holidays in Italy

    • Spa holidays

      Rejuvenating, relaxing, refreshing, good for the body and the soul; spa and well-being worldwide

    • Authentic experiences

      Our selection of authentic experience and special interest holidays.

    • Worldwide journeys

      Luxury tours for individuals around the world

LATEST NEWS

  • October events at Soneva Fushi

    Soneva Fushi will host a variety of visits and events in October as part of their ‘Festival of Colour.'

    Find out more Read more

  • Six new Cinnamon suites at Mount Cinnamon

    Mount Cinnamon will be introducing 6 new Cinnamon suites in time for the festive season.

    Find out more Read more

  • Renovated Crusoe suites at Soneva Fushi

    Ten newly refurbished Crusoe Suites at Soneva Fushi will be ready to welcome guests in December

    Find out more Read more

  • Hotel Botanico introduces new Wellness Programme June 2019

    The Hotel Botanico in Tenerife is introducing a new ‘Slim and Wellness Programme’ from June 2019

    Find out more Read more

  • New Outdoor Swimming Pool at L’Albereta

    L’Albereta has added a new outdoor swimming pool to its excellent spa facilities

    Find out more Read more

  • Vila Vita Parc have expanded Armacao Beach Club

    Vila Vita Parc have developed and expanded their beach club for summer 2019

    Find out more Read more

  • Nisbet Plantation in Nevis re-launches The Palms Spa

    Nisbet Plantation Beach Club in Nevis is re-launching the Palms Spa

    Find out more Read more

  • New Grand Suites for the Venice Simplon Orient Express in 2020

    Three new Grand Suites will be introduced for 2020 on the Venice Simplon Orient Express

    Find out more Read more