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Sunnyside Lodge

from £50 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5

19 reviews

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Our home on the range, surrounded by a tea plantation

Lodge / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Lodge / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Sunnyside Lodge was built for our personal use and having really enjoyed spending our family vacations, we thought that it was best we share the joy of family with others! Hence, it is available for you to enjoy your family vacation!

Hidden away from noise and traffic and surrounded by a lush Tea plantation, fruit trees and a very natural habitat, the cool and calm natural environment at Sunnyside is only for those who would like the peace and solitude that would help a family to spend quality time together. Our objective is to help you discover how you can enjoy an effective, positive and rewarding vacation and really be together as a family at Sunnyside Lodge!.

At 'Our Nature Home on the Range', we have tried to provide you with a variety of tools to support your family vacation, including different physical activities to keep your body and mind interested. There are also many activities around the Lodge such as nature trails, water falls, tea plantations etc, where you can easily access by walking or riding (oh yes, we do have bicycles for you too!)

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Arugam Bay 130 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 600 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bandaranaike International Airport 250 km, Nearest railway: Ella 400 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Staffed property
General CD player, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Our three bedrooms are furnished to make your stay comfortable. On a cool night, blankets are also supplied. Board games are provided for you to enjoy the indoors should the weather prevent you from being outdoors.

In addition to what is listed above, the Pantry is equipped with a gas stove, oven and grill and all the needed cutlery and crockery. Also added is a tea & coffee machine and other necessities that will surely make you feel at home!

The kitchen at Sunnyside Lodge uses Natural Bio Gas produced in our own premises as well as the traditional firewood stove and the cooking is done on earthen pots, giving you a special taste that nature has to offer.

Further details outdoors

The garden area extends to about 5 acres or 2 hectares. Playing areas for Children, walking tracks as well asa mini farm is within this property. Fresh Cows milk and eggs are available during most times of the year. Fresh free range chickens are also available. Our paddy fields produce brown rice and can also be purchased. During some months, you will be able to harvest your choice of vegitables and use for your consumption whilst at Sunnyside Lodge.

Tea time at the summer house or a BBQ night are activities to look forward to.

The Uva Province region

Uva is Sri Lanka's second least populated province, with 1,187,335 people, created in 1896. It consists of two districts: Badulla and Moneragala. The provincial capital is Badulla. Uva is bordered by Eastern, Southern and Central provinces. Its major tourist attractions are Dunhinda falls, Diyaluma Falls, Rawana Falls, the Yala National Park (lying partly in the Southern and Eastern Provinces) and Gal Oya National Park (lying partly in the Eastern Province).

The Gal Oya hills and the Central mountains are the main uplands, while the Mahaweli (Sinhalese: great-sandy) and Menik (Sinhalese: gemstone) rivers and the huge Senanayake Samudraya and Maduru Oya Reservoirs are the major waterways.


Ella is a beautiful small sleepy town on the southern edge of Sri Lanka's Hill Country. It's situated in the middle of beautiful countryside, with small vegetable plots in the valleys, tea plantations on the hill slopes and forests on the tops.

The climate throughout most of the year is typical of the high Hill Country, with a hot sun by midday, but a moderate air temperature. It will often rain in the afternoon, but only for an hour or so. A sweatshirt, or light jacket is needed at night. In December it can rain a lot and the temperature can be close to 16 degrees.

There's not much to do in Ella itself, with a handful of small shops and only a few restaurants. It's basically a nicely relaxing base for exploring the surrounding country.

Ella has a small post office and one bank (Bank of Ceylon) with an ATM.

Things to do around Ella:

* Kinnellan Tea Factory - 5 minute walk

* Little Adams Peak - 15 minute drive

* Rawana Water Falls - 15 minute drive

* Bandarawela Town - 20 minute drive

* Horton Plains and Worlds end - 1.30hr drive

* Hakkgala Botanical Gardens - 1.30hr drive

* Nuwara Eliya (Little England) - 2hr drive

* Yala National Park - 2 hr drive

* Katharagama - 2hr drive

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2 Aug 2015


"nice view, nice garden for children, a place for family."

Nice stay in this house with a very beautiful view and garden. It was not very clean specially towels. One evening we went to the restaurant and when we came at 10pm the caretaker had locked the gate and nobody gave us the key of the locker. We had to remove the gatê from his hinges to enter. Not funny by night. Be careful Except that it''s a nice place to stay

16 Feb 2015


"Great place"

Very nice place, we were also there a year ago. Quiet, good view, comfortable, and helpful housekeeper. Recommended!

20 Jan 2014



What a treat to have a whole 3 bedroom house to ourselves with tennis court play ground and stunning views over hills and tea plantations. Best spot to stay in Ella. Our family loved it.

16 Jan 2014


"Fantastic place to rewind"

Very clean and comfortable homestay with serene surroundings. The food was great and the view from the dining room is spectacular. The tennis court is fantastic with a serene background and children enjoyed watching the hens and cows on the plantation. End of the visit we felt refreshed and energized.

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