Ceylon Tea Trails, Nuwara Eliya District

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Sri Lanka's first Relais & Chateaux resort

Ceylon Tea Trails is a wonderful collection of four tastefully restored colonial tea planters' bungalows situated in central Sri Lanka's Dickoya region. Steeped in old-world luxury, these charming properties sit amid spectacular scenery and lush tea plantations.

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2012 Ceylon Tea Trails is one of Kuoni's favourite hotels, but don’t just take our word for it – TripAdvisor reviewers agree and have voted the resort: Top 25 All Inclusive Resorts in the World - 4th Top 25 All Inclusive Resorts in Asia - 1st



Indulge your every whim with a stay in one of our unashamedly lavish hotels, or world-class tours where fine dining, sublime service and beautifully appointed rooms leave you on cloud nine.

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Key information

In a beautiful lakeside location in the central Dickoya highlands, aprrox 2 hours from Colombo airport.

Airport transfer time: 4 hours
Rooms: 21

Soak up the cosy atmosphere with polished floors, log fires and lofty ceilings. The colonial theme continues with authentic period furnishing, butler service, croquet lawns and a summer house - and the resident tea planter will show you the centuries-old trea making process. There are also four swimming pools and trekking, biking, water rafting, rock climbing and golf can be arranged.

Accommodation information

Four restored tea planters' bungalows, between 4 and 15km apart. • All rooms have ensuite bathrooms with twin washbasins and a traditional bathtub with shower. A communal TV with a selection of classic DVDs is available. • All bungalows have Wi-Fi. • Master suites have separate living rooms and private gardens (except Tientsin). • Garden suites have private gardens. Norwood Bungalow has 1 Master suite, 2 Garden suites and 2 Luxury rooms, plus a swimming pool, summer house, library, croquet and garden dining. Summerville Bungalow has 1 Master suite, 2 Garden Suites and 1 Luxury room, plus a summer house, sunbathing deck, infinity pool and garden dining. Castlereagh Bungalow has 3 Garden suites and 2 Luxury rooms, plus a swimming pool, summer houses, library, croquet and garden dining. Tientsin Bungalow has 1 Master suite, 2 Garden suites and 3 Luxury rooms, plus a swimming pool, tennis court, library and garden dining.

Insider tips

Made up of four colonial tea planters bungalows, linked by trails that weave through beautiful tea gardens, the Ceylon Tea Trails is truly luxurious living. Each bungalow is different yet comes with butler service and gourmet dining and provides a wonderful base from which to explore the rolling tea plantations of the hill country.

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Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Four swimming pools located at the Castlereagh, Norwood, Summerville and Tientsin Bungalows.