Hill capital has a new captivating holiday experience, the W15 Hanthana Estate, a 10-room luxury bungalow offering charm and splendour with picturesque setting.
If the sounds of nature and the feel of a cool mountain breeze against your skin is what your heart yearns for, W15 Hanthana Estate says it has got just the thing that is sure to tickle your fancy; decadent and tasteful, here’s your chance to avail yourself of the opportunity to relive the pleasures of the colonial land owner in quintessential style.
Hanthana is ideally located in central Sri Lanka, just south-west of the island’s cultural capital, the city of Kandy. It is the perfect place to break journey before exploring the rest of the country because Hanthana (Kandy) is a crossroads to all other major cities.
W15 Hanthana Estate is indeed a world of colonial charm that blends perfectly with its sublime view and surroundings of rolling tea plantations and emerald green forests.
It is a beautifully restored bungalow, dating back to the days of the Raj, sits amidst the lush vegetation. As Hanthana is recognised as one of the Sri Lanka’s most picturesque regions and the panoramic view from the well-furnished bungalow will not disappoint.
This heritage residence is reminiscent of a by-gone era, revived to accommodate every whim and fancy of the discerning traveller. An esplanade of columns, almost Grecian in its grandeur, awaits your arrival along with a personal butler who shall attend to you throughout your stay.
With an emphasis on luxury, W15 Hanthana has been renovated elegantly and designed tastefully for discerning guests. The graceful bungalow oozes sophistication and grandeur creating a magical backdrop for your escape into the hill.
Furthermore, the island-inspired architecture blends with colonial charm to create rooms that strike the perfect balance of expansive luxury and cosy warmth. Opulence blends sublimely with casual comfort for guests who deserve a holiday of rest and relaxation.
A host of activities abound, be it a challenging hike or a gentle stroll through our sprawling gardens, a spot of bird watching or a game of croquet on the sun-drenched lawn. Meal times are a highly personalized affair, with authentic Sri Lankan and Western cuisine on offer. Perhaps freshly-prepared local fare for lunch – fragrant yellow rice accompanied by a delectable rainbow of flavourful curries followed by a dinner of roasted rack of lamb, cooked to perfection. Your experience of colonial Sri Lanka will begin at the train station itself, where you will be picked up in our vintage Series Land Rover and driven to the Estate in the classic style of a British planter, stationed in these magical hills over a century ago.
W15 Hanthana promises distinctive service offerings to those who seek rest or play at a boutique bungalow boasting both panache and style. And you can relish all of this in a truly magnificent setting; rolling hills that surround the bungalow are peppered with Cypress trees and crisp mountain breezes refresh your soul. The W15 experience includes a charming array of several all-inclusive services, including but not limited to the following: W15’s Restored Series 3 – Land Rover, Exquisite Butler Service and Experienced Naturalist.
Guests can also benefit from a range of special benefits including Early Bird Offers and discounts as well as savings on dual stay W15 Hanthana Kandy and the sister hotel W15 Weligama.
W15 Hanthana Estate invites discerning holiday makers to enjoy a life of pampered ease on this mountain haven. Be it a week or a month, there sure to be a British style welcome with a Sri Lankan smile. Guests can choose from either an exhilarating train ride through the island’s emerald hills, or the ever adventurous bus ride through tunnels of solid rock; the luxurious comfort of a hired vehicle is also available, all of which bringing you to your destination in Kandy in a matter of hours. W15 Hanthana Estate Kandy says the hills are indeed alive and they call to you. Visit www.w15kandy.lk.