TEA LOVERS AND THOSE WHO RELISH A PRIVATE RESIDENCE AMBIENCE ADORE TEA TRAILS, THE WORLD’S FIRST TEA RESORT – AND ALSO SRI LANKA’S FIRST RELAIS & CHÂTEAUX PROPERTY.
Five fully restored colonial-era tea planters’ bungalows are arranged throughout the estate, offering anywhere from four to six bedrooms and suites for a total of 26 accommodations. Each room is unique in its design, while all boast period furnishings and discreet butler service. Walking trails connect the bungalows, taking guests through scenic Ceylon tea gardens. Many guests choose to try more than one bungalow, making for a well-rounded stay and total immersion into this unique and serene destination. Gourmet dining – centered around fresh, homegrown vegetables and spicy Sri Lankan flavors – is complemented by full afternoon high teas in the garden. And even the spa treatments are tea-infused – choose from cinnamon spice, green tea or jasmine for your aromatic bath experience.