Last April, Nuwara Eliya sweltered more than usual but the flowers were out and blooming in all their glory as always. April 2018 promised to be cooler and lived up to that promise.
Villa Mount Royal, with its grey roof and gables sits on top of a small hill and was opened in October 2016. The comfortable and cosy boutique hotel is built in Scottish style, just five minutes from Nuwara Eliya town and designed to give you a peaceful and comfortable stay in the hills. Promising cool weather, the sight of misty mountains and tea plantations, Villa Mount Royal has five deluxe rooms and one suite with all the amenities you could possibly require.
In addition Villa Mount Royal also has an upper floor Scottish lounge with a pool table, and period furniture replete with teak floors, king-sized beds and attached bathrooms with hot water showers. Mini bars, free Wi Fi, coffee makers and safe deposit boxes will make guests feel cosseted and secure.
Relax in the lounge it you are so inclined, watch a movie or play a game of cards, play pool or just let the world go by.
This beautiful hotel features a classic restaurant, concierge services and free breakfasts; additionally barbecue grills are also available. International cuisine and a lovely view will make your dining experience both memorable and gratifying from hand tossed pizza to multi-course dinners guests will surely delight in the variety Villa Mount Royal offers.
Organic, fresh vegetables and herbs are from the garden and are cooked in Continental, Western as well as Japanese and Chinese, not forgetting our good old-fashioned rice and curry.
A range of expeditions and tours could be arranged for those who love travel. Moon Plains, Hakgala Gardens, and historical places of religious interest such as Seethe Amman Kovil, Sri Baktha Hanuman Kovil, Galway forest reserve, Victoria Park, Nuwara Eliya Golf Club, Lovers Leap, Pidurutalagala, Kande Ela forest reservoir the list is endless…
It is just as much April in Nuwara Eliya and its environs as it is April in Paris. Sri Lanka, our little gem of an island has it all.