About this listing
Homestay amenities include 1 double bed room with ensuite, 1 bed room with 2 single beds and ensuite and a hall area, with one single bed (to accommodate a family group, if needed) within the main house. This entire area can be accessed separately, when necessary. There is also a villa in the gardens of Ebony Springs, with double bed and ensuite, separate from the main house, for a couple, if required.
These accommodation options include home-cooked breakfast. Full board can also be provided.
Cottage Style, comfortable and clean accommodation with home cooked Western and Sri Lankan food. An all inclusive price for all meals, including high tea, can be quoted per person, as full board is available. No extra charge for coffee, tea, water etc. A laundry service is available for nominal rates.
Mild climate at an elevation of 2000 feet above sea level. Set in a Tea small-holding, producing unique Artisan/designer white teas. Close proximity to White Water Rafting, Adams Peak and Nuwara Eliya (the 'Little England' of Sri Lanka). Expert guided tour of Tea Plantation and Tea Factory by Bernard can be arranged for a small charge. Ideal for a relaxing chill-out between tours. A rural environment suitable for walking and observing many varieties of bird-life. The nearest town, Nawalapitiya, is 20 minutes away and is serviced by trains and buses but a tuk-tuk ride is approximately Rs 400/- ($3 US) one way.
Private access to the homestead guest rooms. Access to the homestead lounge and dining areas are welcome
Interaction with guests
As a homestay, we are with the guests as long as it is required. Accompanied walks and visits to tea factory, white water rafting, scenic drives etc. Privacy is available whenever needed by the guests. Visitors are welcome to observe cooking and even take part in cooking of local specialties.
Walks in the un spoilt village environment is special and an opportunity to meet some friendly country folk.
A Tuc Tuc is just a phone call away and can be easily arranged. Bernard can also arrange tours by car or van on request. or bring your own van and driver. Drivers accommodation and meals are provided.
Other things to note
This is a quiet,tranquil area inhabited mainly by local Sri Lankans. It is a pleasant break from the hustle and bustle of the crowded tourist areas and close to nature.
To make themselves at home.
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I manage the guest house accommodation and meals. My husband Bernard is a retired Tea Planter and a consultant to the tea industry. Together we now run our own Tea Smallholding and produce artisan and bespoke white teas from home grown tea plants of the TRI2043 clone.