Nestled in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya captivates visitors with its timeless allure. Once the favoured retreat of the British during the colonial era, this town seamlessly blends history, nature, and a unique climate.
Lush Green Landscapes
Surrounded by emerald-green tea plantations, Nuwara Eliya offers a captivating panorama. The rolling hills adorned with neatly manicured tea bushes create a visual feast. While holidaying at a property such as Araliya Green Hills, take a leisurely walk through the plantations to absorb the serenity and savour the aroma of freshly plucked tea leaves.
Known as Sri Lanka’s ‘Little England,’ Nuwara Eliya boasts a climate distinct from the island’s tropical norm. The cool temperatures and occasional mist add a refreshing touch, providing a welcome escape for those seeking a break from the coastal heat.
Explore the well-maintained Victoria Park, a botanical oasis in the heart of Nuwara Eliya. Established during British rule, this park showcases an array of exotic plants, colourful flowerbeds, and inviting pathways. It’s an ideal spot for a leisurely afternoon stroll or a family picnic during your stay at a luxury hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Stroll through the town’s streets to witness the remnants of colonial architecture, reminiscent of a bygone era. From the Grand Hotel to the picturesque post office, the charming structures reflect the influence of British design that still stands proudly against the backdrop of misty hills.