Tea Estate Bungalow
Ayubowan to W15 Hanthana
A world of colonial charm that blends perfectly with its sublime surroundings of rolling tea plantations and emerald green forests. A beautifully restored bungalow, dating back to the days of the British empire, sits amidst the lush vegetation. Hanthana is recognized as one of the Sri Lanka’s most picturesque regions and the panoramic view from our 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 will attend to you throughout your stay.
Come, experience the vivid charm of W15 Hanthana Estate and live a life of pampered ease on this mountain haven. Be it a week or a month, we welcome you in British style with a Sri Lankan smile.
The enchanting aura of the hills
Hanthana is ideally located in central Sri Lanka, just southwest of the island’s cultural capital, the city of Kandy. It is the perfect place to break the journey before exploring the rest of the country Since Hanthana (Kandy) is a crossroads to all other major cities. Hanthana’s proximity to Kandy makes it a convenient location from which to tour the sights and sounds of this city as well as other nearby attractions. You can also head towards Nuwara Eliya, Colombo, Dambulla, Sigiriya or the southwestern beaches within a matter of hours.
To Kandy City
Elegant design and luxury
With an emphasis on luxury, W15 Hanthana has been renovated elegantly and designed tastefully for our discerning guests. This graceful bungalow oozes sophistication and grandeur creating a magical backdrop for your escape into the hills.
An exquisite adventure awaits
At W15 Hanthana, the emphasis is on flexibility and personalization for all our guests. Every experience you wish to embark upon focuses on the emotive nature of your desires – be it romance, celebration, connection or restoration. Curated by our in-house team, these experiences are bespoke in every sense. We can connect you to your passions or enable you to try something new.
Join our cooking class and delve into the secrets of Sri Lankan cuisine, guided by our talented Chef.
Wildlife excursions at Hanthana
Enjoy an exciting safari with a tour guide in this richly populated environmental zone, protected for its biodiversity in animals, flora and fauna.
Tea Estates and Tea Factories
Discover the home and process of the world renowned Ceylon tea. The tea estates that call the hills home are a reminder of the rich history the industry holds.
Arguably boasting some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery and mountain views, the trails around W15 Hanthana make for some truly peaceful and inspiring nature walks.
Bird and butterfly watching
Hanthana is a secret paradise for serious bird-watchers and butterfly-enthusiasts. Our butler or in-house naturalist can provide you with fascinating information and help you spot these marvels of nature.
Tours of Kandy city
Explore an ancient city that is a bustling hub in the centre of the island. From Colonial architecture to historic landmarks, Kandy is a city with captivating secrets that await your presence.
The luxurious High Tea experience
Tea-time is served with a delicious line-up of pastries, scones and cakes, and freshly brewed tea from the estates surrounding you.
Hanthana is situated close to two of Sri Lanka’s best and most picturesque golf clubs. Victoria Golf and Country.
Life is better on the court
Hanthana is situated close to two of Sri Lanka’s best and most picturesque golf clubs. Victoria Golf and Country Resort. Donald Steele- designed golf course but also swimming, tennis and horse-riding.
Royal Peradeniya Botanic Gardens
Witness the enchanting beauty of flora and fauna. Sri Lanka is a tropical country with thousands of indigenous species, many of which are protected within the lush green spaces of The Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden.
Discover the mystical mountains of Hanthana
The Ceylon tea industry birthed the design and building of picturesque tea plantation bungalows with sprawling gardens to match throughout the island. Our bungalow is typical of the Kandyan region with gardens that are tended to with much care.
Meditation at Hanthana
Embark on an expedition from our estate bungalow to seek peace within while rejuvenating your body, mind and soul.
Nuwara Eliya Golf Club
Hanthana is situated close to two of Sri Lanka’s best and most picturesque golf clubs. Victoria Golf and Country Resort in nearby Digana is a 500-acre estate on the border of the Victoria reservoir.
Dining at W15 Hanthana
At W15 Hanthana, mealtimes are a highly personalized affair. We serve each meal, from breakfast, lunch to dinner, and everything in between, with utmost attention to detail. Whether you yearn for authentic Sri Lankan spread or your palate craves a more worldly feast, our dishes are prepared with expert hands with the freshest produce.
Visited this amazing property for the third time. The only regret each time has been that of leaving. It’s hard to believe that a place like this exists 15 minutes from the centre of Kandy. The property and the views are stunning.
Nikita from United States
Happenings at W15 Hanthana Estate
Enchantingly seductive soirees
When the day comes calling for your next momentous milestone, W15 Hanthana sets the perfect scene amidst the elegance of the mountains. Our charming boutique hotel, along with its talented and committed staff, will produce a once-in-a-lifetime event exclusively for you at our bungalow during your stay. An exquisite ambience that is bound to make your special day truly memorable.
Dine by Design
Dine By Design is an exclusively curated dining experience which is the quintessential dining experience unique to W15 Collection. Each dining experience is tailormade to cater to your heart's desire and carry the essence of the location of your stay. Indulge in an exquisite gourmet journey that is an unrivalled culinary encounter.
The Great British Picnic
Right down to the red and white checkered blanket, we have the perfect picnic for you. This escapist experience hails you back to the nostalgic wonders of childhood. A picnic basket filled with goodies will complete this Enid Blyton-esque experience.
High Tea Experiences
Enjoy a really unique W15 High Tea and indulge in the whims and fancies of Colonial Ceylon. You'll be greeted with traditional English tiered plates of delectable treats. Finely cut finger sandwiches with everything from egg mayonnaise and cress to cured ham with English mustard; freshly baked pastries; dainty fairy cakes or slabs of Battenburg; and freshly baked scones with specialty jams and cream. And, of course, a freshly made cup of golden Ceylon tea for the ideal finish.
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W15 Collection brings you the most magical destinations on the island. Captivating landscapes surround every location, and each W15 Collection space is designed to embody the beauty of each destination.