Tea Trails is in central Sri Lanka, in the heart of the Tea Country, at an altitude of 4000 feet and also accessible by car from major cities. The road from Colombo is good and travels through beautiful scenery taking approximately three hours. Travel time from Kandy is 2 hours and Nuwara Eliya 1.45 hours. The nearest major town to Tea Trails is Hatton, which is about fifteen minutes away by car. If you take a seaplane, which lands on Castlereagh reservoir, the journey time is cut to 30 minutes from Colombo and 15 minutes from Kandy.
Here in solitude, at an elevation of 4000 feet above sea level, lies Ceylon Tea Trails, 4 classic colonial bungalows built for British tea estate managers in the days of the Raj. These historic houses have been restored to offer guests the unique experience of life on a working tea estate. Bungalow sizes range from 4 to 6 rooms; 20 luxurious rooms and suites in all.You set your own pace while at Tea Trails. Unwind in our beautiful gardens, visit a factory for a gentle education in the art of Ceylon Tea or spend an adventure-filled day biking, trekking and white-water rafting. We promise you an unforgettable holiday that will rejuvenate your spirit in the heart of the magical world of Ceylon tea.
Each of the four bungalows is different. Summerville with an air of a country cottage, Castlereagh with an eclectic style of its own, the high colonial Tientsin; one of the first planter’s residences to be built in Ceylon and the more modern Norwood; abounding with 60’s character. Summerville and Castlereagh are situated opposite each other on the shores of the Castlereagh lake, Norwood is at the other end of the valley about 15 minutes away by car and Tientsin is about 30 minutes away in the next valley.Each house comes with its own manager, chef, butler and houseboys.
Master Suites- Hazel, Garden Suites – Irvine & Andrews and Luxury Rooms – Trevaldwyn (Twin Room) & Jeffery. You can either book a room or the entire bungalow.
Tea Trails Tientsin bungalow offers a well maintained clay tennis court. A ball boy can be provided. Transport is available from other bungalows. Norwood, Castlereagh & Tientsin bungalows offer croquet lawns, for a relaxing game with family or friends.Tea Trails expert therapists offers offers a selection of spa treatments and baths in the privacy of your bedroom.The cuisine at Ceylon Tea Trails takes its cue from the long tradition of dining well at the tea planter’s table: nostalgic flavors of Europe and a tradition of service and pampering unique to British colonial times.
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