Surrounded by ponds and streams modeled after the water garden in Sigiriya, a 5th-century rock fortress and city, this luxe hotel is 3 km from the A6 highway, and offers views of the fortress. The upscale 1- to 2-bedroom villas feature flat-screens, minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities, plus living rooms, safes and Wi-Fi. Some have views of the waterways, and/or private plunge pools and hot tubs. Butler service is provided. Amenities include a gourmet restaurant with terrace seating, a chic 2-level bar and a posh spa, plus an outdoor pool. There’s a gym and a helipad. Activities such as billiards, biking and archery are available.