The April holidays in Sri Lanka has much tradition linked to it with the celebration of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year etc. It also though has another holiday tradition of heading up to the cool climates of Nuwara Eliya for a gala time of motor racing, strawberry harvesting and getting away from the scorching heat in the rest of the island. Better known as “Little England” for its colonial styled-houses and hotels, lush green tea plantations and general slower pace of life, Nuwara Eliya is the ideal place to be.
Despite the growing influx of local and international visitors during the 5-6 holiday weeks holiday season, Nuwara Eliya has ample accommodation options to suit any whim and fancy among these hotels, resorts, bungalows and home-stays there are a few that stand out for their luxurious offerings at affordable prices. Two of most prominent are owned by the Cocoon Resorts Group. Taking in to consideration the discerning needs of both local and international visitors Cocoon Hills and Royal Cocoon are both beautiful boutique style bungalows that have been restored to their former glory from the bygone era of the British planters.
Cocoon Hills consists of a main bungalow comprising of 4 bedrooms, a large living area along with a dining area that can accommodate about 8 people. The hotel also consists of a family suite comprising of 2 bedrooms, a separate entrance, a living room and dining area. Each room at Cocoon Hills is equipped with heaters, double beds, hot water, telephone connection, internet, bathrooms and a separate television in the living room for family viewing. The boutique bungalow hotel also offers an American breakfast spread for their guests aside from their A-la-carte menu that serves both local and international favourites.
The larger of the 2hotels, Royal Cocoon is located near the famous Victoria Park Botanical Gardens in the midst of acres and acres of luscious greenery and picturesque views of hills. The boutique bungalow hotel consists of 7 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and boasts modern facilities such as satellite/cable TV, heaters and free Wi-Fi. The restaurant at the hotel provides all day dining on an A-la-carte menu.
In close proximity to most of the attractions in Nuwara Eliya, Cocoon also arranges for special tours for those who prefer a visit to the Botanical Gardens and add on a picnic basket full of goodies for the taking. The tranquil environment of the properties and its surroundings calls for the perfect relaxation away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
With exceptional hospitality that is truly Sri Lankan, Cocoon Hills and Royal Cocoon invites all holiday-makers to make reservations early to avoid the room rush as April approaches.
For more information please contact 0722 330 890 or visit their website www.cocoonresorts.com
Sources : Ada Derana