• Tea Trails Bungalows, Sri Lanka

about tea trails bungalows, the golden valley of tea

about tea trails bungalows, the golden valley of tea

4,000 feet above sea level, in the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea growing country you will find the four classic colonial bungalows that make up Tea Trails Bungalows. Beautifully located on a working tea estate, these traditional, yet luxurious bungalows ooze essence of the past and the days of Raj - when they were originally built for British Tea estate managers.

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Beautifully traditional, but with modern amenities, the bungalows are meticulously maintained and individually decorated reflecting the time they were originally constructed.


Within the rolling green hills of the Golden Valley of Tea, set in solitude. Even the bungalows are between 4 and 15km apart, providing complete exclusivity. The altitude means that Tea Trails is cooler and less humid than Colombo and the coast.

Accommodation & Facilities

Accommodation consists of 4 classic colonial bungalows, each with their own butler, chef, manager and house boys, you can stay in a suite or hire out the whole bungalow. Each bungalow is individually decorated, but rooms in all of them are extravagantly large, with big 4 poster beds, the lounge/dining areas have log fires, perfect for snuggling up in the evenings with a good book. Amenities in each are different, some have pools, others have tennis courts or croquet facilities – depending on which bungalow you choose to stay at. You can, of course, follow the tea trails over a few days and stay at all of them!

The gardens have breathtaking views, and the sun houses serve traditional cream teas in the afternoons.


Tea Trails has carried on the unique, traditional and pampering service of the colonial times. Dinners consist of 4 courses and there is always the choice of a Full English for breakfast. There is an extravagant wine list to take advantage of in the evenings and the choice of tea in bed as your wake up call.

Tea Trails uses local ingredients, their vegetables, herbs and teas are home grown and picked form the bungalow gardens.


There is hiking and mountain biking for all standards and a visit to the tea factory. There are on site swimming pools, tennis courts and croquet. For those wanting to explore a little further, there are trips to Kandy, Adams Peak, Horton Plains and more, as well as white water rafting nearby!

Child Policy

Children of all ages are welcome at Tea Trails.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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