Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge, Madulkelle
|Madulkelle, Kandy, Central, SRI LANKA.|
Description: Madulkelle Tea and Eco LodgeThis fabulous property stands perched on a hillside, surrounded by a lush tea plantation, originally founded in the 1860s. Set in 18 unique tented lodges, and one Honeymoon Suite, Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge offers 'glamping' at its best,with top-class service, great food, and a breathtaking mountain location.
About an hour's drive from Kandy, Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge nevertheless seems to be in another world, and is the perfect spot to get away from it all in the heart of nature for couples, families or honeymooners. The 18 tented lodges are spacious and cosy, while the honeymoon suite offers a little more space in a traditionally built timber bungalow. The former plantation house now serves as the reception, lounge and restaurant area. Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge offers a number of exclusive excursions, hiking and mountain biking trips, along with a selection of adventure sports activities. Guests can also visit the tea plantation and watch the tea being plucked by the skilful plantation workers. After a busy day's sightseeing, guests can cool off in the infinity pool, with spectacular views over the mountains, hills and valleys.
Firmly committed to ecologically sound, sustainable tourism, all water at Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge is heated by solar power, while 60 % of the fruit, vegetables and herbs used in the kitchen are harvested from the hotel's garden, under the careful supervision of the executive chef. Guests can expect the finest of Sri Lankan cuisine in the restaurant, along with a delicious range of fusion dishes.
Type of rooms: Madulkelle Tea and Eco LodgeDeluxe Lodge:
The Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge offers 18 secluded lodges with comfortable amenities, specially designed to make guest's holiday in Sri Lanka a truly unforgettable one. All lodges are made of high quality tarpaulin canvas specially imported from South Africa. This is the same material used by many world renowned safari camps especially in campsites all over Africa. Each lodge at the Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge can hold a maximum of 3 people and feature: A front porch with 'out-of-this-world' views, large, comfortable double beds, bathroom with walk-in shower and a separate private WC.
Lodge size 20 sq m.
The Honeymoon Suite is set among the lush green tea fields with a magnificent view of Knuckles Mountain range. This larger lodge features a terrace with a divan and a private dining facility, hot and cold water shower and bath tub; a king sized bed; 32'' LCD TV; iPod/ iPhone docking station; mini-bar; safe; hair-dryer; bathrobe and slippers; toiletries; complimentary Wi-Fi; complimentary morning tea / coffee served once daily; complimentary bottled water; welcome fruit basket. The Honeymoon Suite also has a private plunge pool.
Suite size 23 sq m.
Additional information: Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge
Kandy - Polgalla Reservoir Airport is served by air-taxi seaplane services from Colombo and other airports. Bandaranaike International Airport is 138 kms from the lodge.
Number of rooms: 19
Official category: 4 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2012.
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, French.Smoking policy: Smoking is restricted in many indoor places in Sri Lanka.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
GPS Coordinates: 7° 23' 35.08'' N 80° 43' 25.40'' E
Nearest airport: Kandy - Polgalla Reservoir Airport. - 25,0km.