This Guesthouse set in a tranquil, rural setting. Surrounded by mountains is the ideal place to relax and unwind,
Come and visit us in Sri Lanka's beautiful hill country. We are situated 35 minutes drive from the ancient Hill Capital of Kandy -Unesco's World Heritage City, where you find the Temple of the Tooth "The Dalada Maligawa" one of Budism's most sacred sites.
15 minutes from the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens (the first to be established in Asia). Our hill top location providing stunning views of the Mahaweli river and Hantane hills help you to relax and unwind. Not too far from the city, but far enough that you can unwind and relax in a country atmosfere. Days are warm and sunny whilst nights are always cool with a refreshing gentle breeze.
Relax by the pool and enjoy the bird life-we are regularly visited by crested hawk eagles and other bird life. If you feel more energetic you could play badminton, hike through the hills (Maps of hiking routes could be provided)
We have a vast knowledge of the local area and can take you off the beaten track to lesser known sites. Visit a tea estate and see the attached local school and Hindu Temple. Visit little known caves in the area and ancient temples in Galioya dating back to 17th century B.C.
We can arrange your rail tickets to be picked up from Colombo Fort railway station.
Shopping in the capital city of Colombo could be arranged with your own personal shopper to whiz you through a memorable shopping experience before you head off to the airport!
Transport to ongoing destinations could also be arranged at reasonable rates.
As a guide to distances - Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage 1Hrs drive, Adams Peak- 2 and half hours, and white water rafting in Kitulgala- 2 hours drive from us.
Set away from the main house, these charming garden chalet boast of a double/twin room, attached luxury shower room with hot water, together with a private terrace, for secluded dinning/relaxing.
GARDEN CHALET: This Charming Garden Chalet, set away from the main house is a twin room with it's own bathroom equipped with a hot and cold shower. It has a terraced area with table and chairs that you can relax and enjoy the view with.
Upstairs room: Double Room with separate bathroom, with patio doors.
You can have extra beds on request in these rooms making them family rooms.
These rooms have panoramic views of beautiful mountains with breathtaking sunsets, from your bed at night you can enjoy the scenery dotted with fairy lights in the valley or rise to a vista of floating clouds with mountain caps peeking through.
Pool room: Set downstairs in the main house, is a twin room with it's own private bathroom equipped with hot and cold water shower, this room has separate patio doors leading out to the pool. There are chairs outside that you can sit and enjoy the panoramic views especially in the mornings as this is the shaded area that you can sit and sip your early morning coffee. As this room is in the main house you will get uninterrupted WiFi-access.
Enjoy your breakfast from your private balcony/Terrace, or join the family rabble in our dinning room! We serve fresh fruits,eggs cooked to your preference, baked breads, butter, home made jams which you can buy for the rest of your holiday or take home as a souvenir. Full English breakfast extra. Other meals may be enjoyed, either traditional rice & curry cooked in clay pots on an open fire. or choose from a wide variety of European dishes.
WHY NOT enjoy a sundowner by the pool.
Our Ayurvedic Side.
This will indeed be the 'Summit' of your experiences here – for 2500 Rs you will be carried to a higher plateau in mind and body. From here the tranquil mountains stretch ahead of you while you have Ayurvedic treatments to soothe your tired body and weary soul. Choose from full body massage, soothing herbal baths, Ayurvedic facials and scrubs. Chase your aches and pains away with a hot pack treatment of special Ayurvedic herbs. OR just relax with a head or foot massage. If this happens to tickle your interest please take us up on it with your next message and we will contact the doctor for your message, as we at Summit View truly believe that great massages are quite the necessity for the ideal holiday/ vacation.
The mountains are spectacular and the panoramic views make you want to stay longer.
We can guide you on walks to local rivers for swimming, ancient temples in the area, suspension bridges etc.
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Kandy, Miðhérað, Srí Lanka