Our Top 10 Hill Country Hideaways

Camellia Hills

Breath-taking views of the enchanting Castlereagh Lake crown this contemporary boutique bungalow in Hatton.


Another made-modern tea bungalow with truly sensational views, set at one of the highest hill country points near Nuwara Eliya.

Nine Skies

This intimate four-bedroom retreat offers elegance and privacy in the unique surroundings of a working tea estate just outside of Ella.

98 Acres

For spectacular panoramas of rolling tea fields, from your private balcony or the clifftop infinity pool. Bonus points for its eco-design.

Amba Estate

You can have a truly unique experience at this simplistic rural retreat. Tea tours, cooking classes, hiking and total tranquillity – bliss.

Living Heritage

This peaceful retreat offers woodland walks and tea hill treks as well as alfresco bathing in the on-site waterfall. Luxurious adventure.


One of the most opulent hotels in Sri Lanka’s hill country, this remote colonial tea bungalow offers total privacy and unrivalled luxury.

Madulkelle Tea & Eco Lodge

Wake to birdsong and tea pluckers working outside your private cabin and absorb sensational scenery on hikes through the protected Knuckles Mountain Range.

Ashburnham Estate

Another escape in the remote Knuckles hills above Kandy, this old colonial tea bungalow is a laidback haven for those seeking relaxation.

Ceylon Tea Trails

These five bungalows are an enduring favourite for those seeking something extra special and authentic in beautiful tea country surroundings.