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Sri Lanka’s first luxury resort to open in February

Santani, the first luxury resort to open on the island of Sri Lanka, is scheduled to welcome its first guests in February 2016. Located about 12 miles from the city of Kandy, a World Heritage Site and the small nation’s cultural capital, the 50-acre property is a sustainable development set in the Sri Lankan hills.

In keeping with the development’s sustainability principles, Vickum Nawagamuwage, founder and CEO, says all rooms will be built on stilts in order “to touch the earth with a minimum footprint.” The design is based on the traditional 16th-century architecture of Sri Lanka, allowing natural airflow to cool the buildings; Nawagamuwagesaid it is 70% more energy-efficient.

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