Category Archives: Stay

Stay at W15 Weligama and W15 Escape in Ahungama

After the successful launch of the vibrant W15 along the coast of Weligama in a abundance of surf and beach lovers, W15 has now also launched W15 Escape in the quieter village of Ahungama. Both share the same luxe chic aesthetic whilst maintaining a warm homely ambience, welcoming those in need of some TLC from all walks of life-…

Travel Diaries: Thotalagala Tea Bungalow in Haputale

Along the winding roads of Sri Lanka’s hill country through the nearby town of Haputale lies Thotalagala, a stylishly refurbished bungalow owned by the Thomas Lipton Dambatenne tea estate. I was delighted to be invited for a 2 night stay to experience the bungalow and nearby sights, including a visit to Lipton’s Seat, champagne breakfast, high tea and to Dambatenne tea factory itself; one of the…

The Samadhi Centre in Kandy

The Kandy Samadhi Centre is a 40 minute tuk tuk (or car depending on your preference!) journey from the heart of Kandy; through a buzzing local village, overlooking paddy fields, alongside a magnificent river and meandering up and down local roads to reach the picture perfect, charmingly surreal cyan blue door at the entrance.