Ceylon Tea Trails featured in 'Luxury on the edge'
Ceylon Tea Trails has been featured in an article titled "Luxury on
the edge" featuring countries that have developed posh hotels that
appeal to intrepid bargain hunters in the latest issue of Newsweek
according to Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau's (SLTPB) Middle East
Ceylon Tea Trails is the ideal place for those in search of a
supremely comfortable, old English-style experience.
The resort is nestled amid the dark green highlands of Bogawantalawa
Valley. Four estate-manager bungalows have been elegantly repurposed as
a luxury retreat amid a sprawling (and still functioning) tea
Each bungalow has its own building manager, butler, chef and
"Sri Lanka is poised to enter an era of peace and is looking to
attract tourists from around the world in the post-war era," said Middle
East Director of SLTPB. Heba Al Ghais Al Mansoori. She said that the
island nation offers the highest standards of comfort and luxury for
"Ceylon Tea Trails is one of the most idyllic retreats in Sri Lanka
and one among many top quality hotels and resorts that offers top class
facilities and the property has received several accolades in the recent
past," and Ms. Al Mansoori.
Tea Trails ranks as the resort that has received the most accolades
among any resorts in Sri Lanka.
The awards include the Best all inclusive and best hidden gem 2009 on
Trip Advisor, Best destination in the world to "pop the question to your
partner", Wow Traveller Magazine; "Top 10 hotels in the world for tea
lovers", Luxury Traveller Magazine, UK; "Top Five Colonial Holidays in
the World" and "Five Best Tea Plantation Hotels in the World", both by
The Independent newspaper UK; Hot List of best new hotels in the World
for 2006, Conde Nast Traveller Magazine; "Top 10 Tours to Whet your
Whistle", Belfast Telegraph and, "Winter Getaways - 20 Great
Destinations", Travel + Leisure, Australia.
Sri Lanka offers diversity within easy reach in a small island.
Among the many sobriquets showered upon this tiny island include
Serendipity, Ceylon, Teardrop of India, Resplendent Isle, Island of
Dharma and Pearl of the Indian Ocean.
Tourists from around the world visit Sri Lanka every year in search
of a perfect holiday ranging from nature, culture, adventure, education,
healing and spiritual discovery to connecting with roots or simply to
watch a cricket match.