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Ceylon Tea Trails, Tientsin Bungalow

Ceylon Tea Trails, Tientsin Bungalow, Hatton, Sri Lanka

Our rating: Deluxe

Ceylon Tea Trails is a collection of four carefully restored planter's bungalows situated in different locations in a stunning area of Sri Lanka's hill country and owned by Dilmah Tea. Built between 1890 and 1939 each bungalow has its own charm, but they all combine classical and contemporary styles.

Tientsin bungalow is named after the Chinese village from which the original tea seedlings came - this very British residence is a historical landmark. Six glorious rooms and suites open onto magnificent English gardens still standing loyal to the colonial planters' wives who created 'a little bit of home' in a far away land. This is a wonderful place to relax and soak up the fantastic scenery whilst enjoying great food and top class service.

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