Kandy, Kandy and the Tea Country, Sri Lanka

Elephant Stables lies ten minutes from Kandy City. Once the former home of Sir Cudah Ratwatte,from one of Sri Lanka’s most aristocratic families, the gardens once housed many elephants giving the hotel its name today.

Elephant Stables is an elegant colonial boutique hotel with just eight rooms, with enticing names such as Lemongrass and Saffron. For those looking for additional space and privacy then the Sir David Lean Bungalow is the perfect choice. Located 4km from the main hotel it offers two bedrooms, living area, dining room and a personal chef on hand to create local delicacies.

The hotel boasts a collection of British Classic cars from the 1950s and 60s which can be booked for local excursions.

In true colonial fashion, afternoon tea is served on the manicured lawns whilst the infinity pool and deck offers wonderful views of the Knuckle Mountains. Don't leave before trying the hotel's signature cocktail - The Elephant Unstable.

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Whilst we stay at home, there is no better time to start thinking about your next holiday. Our Travel Specialists are ready to start planning your dream trip whether that is for some winter sun or a 2021 holiday. We don't need to confirm dates or lock-in deposits, let's just get the conversation going.

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