Nuwara Eliya is renowned for its many attractions and beckons visitors of all ages. Excursions to horton plains, bird watching, and even a visit to a tea factory are amongst numerous possibilities. A round of golf is recommended at the closeby golf club where daily temporary membership is granted.
Our expert team will be on hand to offer our guests a curated experience, assuring you of memories that will linger post vacation in this must visit charming town in the hills.
Often referred to as ‘Little England’, this genteel highland community does have a rose-tinted, vaguely British-country- village feel to it, with its colonial-era bungalows, A race course where you can join a riding school. Tudor-style hotels, well-tended hedgerows and pretty gardens. Indeed, Nuwara Eliya was once the favoured cool-climate escape for the hard-working and hard-drinking English and Scottish pioneers of Sri Lanka’s tea industry and now a holiday destination for Sri Lankans and overseas visitors alike.
The surrounding countryside of tea plantations, carefully tended vegetable plots and rolling tea plantation hills is highly scenic. Treat yourself to a night in one of Nuwara Eliya’s colonial hotels, play a round of golf or a few frames of billiards, and soak up the town’s unique bygone heritage. Enjoy a gin and tonic in any one of the past colonial bars.
On upper lake road and overlooking lake gregory is the bungalow firsmead. Accessible by car but not public transport as the bungalow is located in a quiet neighbourhood. The best way to approach the bungalow is to first locate the horse racing course and drive past the stables which will wind itself around on to the road that bisects the lake and race course. Take the first left which will lead you onto upper lake drive and proceed until you reach No.55 Firsmead on your left.
Tea factory visit