Ambewela, Hill Country, Sri Lanka
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has updated their travel advice for Sri Lanka and are advising that travel can now resume. We've been following the situation closely and with the recent changes in security, we're pleased to say that we can support the people of Sri Lanka and once again offer trips to this beautiful country. To encourage visitors to return, the Sri Lankan government are now offering free visas on arrival to key countries (including the UK) beginning August 2019.
At a Glance
Just 5 rooms make up this charming hotel
Warwick Gardens sits just 45-minutes from Nuwara Eliya
Set on a 30-acre tea estate, once home of a Scottish tea planter
A romantic hideaway perfect for couples
Best time to Visit
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Year round destination. Because the Hill Country it so high up it rarely gets unbearably hot. The months of December to April are probably the best time to visit, as temperatures rise to around 28C during the day but cool down at night. During the monsoon season from October to December you can expect heavy downpours. June to September are the driest months here, when there’s almost no rain at all.
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Warwick Gardens is a restored colonial tea planter's mansion, set in the hill country and surrounded by beautiful terraced farm land. It is the perfect base from which to explore nearby Nuwara Eliya, tea country and trekking in Horton Plains.
Warwick Gardens is hidden away in the breathtaking landscape of the traditional old hill country of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka. Take in the views, explore the emerald green hills and relax and unwind at this charming hillside hotel.
Warwick Gardens retains the charm of its colonial past and the elegant bedrooms also reflect this. Each one of the five bedrooms are ornate and furnished in a lavish, luxurious manner. Each bedroom has their own private bathroom with bath tub and separate rain shower.
Relax in the cosy living room, complete with a fireplace for colder evenings in the hills. There is also a grand piano and a terrace for al fresco dining. The cuisine is a mixture of Sri Lankan, Indian and western.
Head into Nuwara Eliya to discover this sleepy colonial town, just 45-minutes away. Alternatively, you can explore Horton Plains. There are plenty of walking trails which we can arrange for you.
There are just five rooms at Warwick Gardens, allowing for an intimate stay with personalized service. Each room is spacious and homely.
Children are welcome at Warwick Gardens, but please be aware there are no specific facilities for them.
When staying at Warwick Gardens you can indulge in a host of dining experiences from your own breakfast in bed to laid back alfresco lunches, enjoying the spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.
Sri Lanka's Hill County is famed for its colonial history and its tea. Discover how tea is picked and processed to make some of the world's best brews. But its not just all tea, for those who wish to keep active, there are plenty of walking trails to keep everyone entertained.
Explore the Tea Plantations
During your stay in the Hill Country, explore the tea plantations where you can see the tea pluckers at work, visit a tea factory, or go for a walk through the rolling green hills.
Kandy Royal Botanical Gardens
The Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya, Kandy, is renowned for its wide variety of plant species
and beautiful flowers. Of particular note is the collection of a variety of orchids.
Train from Kandy to Hatton
The 2 hour train journey to Hatton is a glorious way to see the rolling countryside from your observation car, as you climb into the hills and tea plantations.
Location & directions
Ambewela, Hill Country, Sri Lanka
Warwick Gardens is located in Ambewela, just 45-minutes from Nuwara Eliya.