Wildlife excursions at Hanthana
A thrilling wilderness awaits at W15
The hills of Hanthana conceal within them an abundance of animal life. Don’t forget to keep your eyes out for troops of monkeys or even prickles of porcupine. Sri Lanka is also home to a rich and diverse range of birds, boasting over 400 species of which 33 are endemic. Many of these species can be found right here in the Hanthana region so you are truly spoilt for choice.
A variety of animal species have made the Hanthana Mountain Range their home, including the fishing cats, civets, wild boars, hares, a wide range of monkeys, foxes, hedgehogs and the elusive leopards.
Sri Lankan Fishing Cat
The fishing cat, a medium-sized cat, was globally classified as an endangered species by the IUCN in 2008. This cat can be identified by its olive green grey coat, which has dark spots in horizontal streaks running across the length of its body. It's typically found in swamps and marshy areas, oxbow lakes, reed beds, tidal creeks and mangrove areas.
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Be mesmerized by this exquisite slice of Mountain life, embraced in the warmth of the Indian Ocean and sought after by sun seeking surfers. Enjoy the untouched and unspoiled beauty of Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.
Join our cooking class and delve into the secrets of Sri Lankan cuisine, guided by our talented Chef.
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.
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