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Jungle Tide (courtesy Susanna Cesareo)

Bungalow | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

The house is set in a tea estate with spectacular views across to the Knuckles Range. Wildlife, and especially birds, are plentiful around the house and garden and there are excellent local walks or, for the more adventurous, trekking possibilities. Jungle Tide is the perfect place to relax and see the real Sri Lanka, yet still only 40 minutes from the centre of Kandy.

The centre of Kandy, a World Heritage City, is only 30 minutes' drive away and here there are excellent shopping and other urban facilities as well as major cultural and tourist attractions such as the Temple of the Tooth and the famous annual Perahera festival. Other important attractions including Sigiriya, Dambulla, Polonnaruwa and Pinnawella Elephant Orphanage can easily be done in a day trip.

If you want to experience Sri Lanka away from the hotspots, but still with easy access, Jungle Tide is the place for you.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 11 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Colombo 120 km, Nearest railway: Kandy 11 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Staffed property
General CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

In addition there are comfortable cane chairs and tables on the verandah, board games, books and binoculars are also available for guest use. A cot is available (free) and extra single folding beds can be provided.

Further details outdoors

As well as the swimming pool the stream can be used for paddling. There is a large lawn and many tropical fruit trees.

Further details

Smoking is not permitted in the house but is fine on the pleasant verandah, which is where most people choose to spend their time.

The Central Province region

Central Province is in Sri Lanka's hill country, famous for its tea estates, mountains and waterfalls. The climate is cooler and less humid than Colombo, the coast or the north, with warm days and pleasant evenings all year round.

Places of interest easily reachable from Jungle Tide include Peenawella Elephant Orphanage, Dambulla Cave Temples, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, elephant-back trekking at Habarana and Victoria Golf Course as well as those in or near Kandy itself - see below.


Kandy is the 'cultural capital' of Sri Lanka and a World Heritage City. The city centre includes theTemple of the Tooth, the holiest place of Buddhist worship in the island. There is also Kandy Lake and a nature reserve close to the centre as well as excellent shopping and other city facilities including cricket test matches.

Just down the road are the splendid Peradeniya Botanic Gardens, a great place to spend a day and have a picnic. Kandy was the last part of Sri Lanka to be taken by the British and its history and culture include spectacular dance and the annual Perahera festival - the world's biggest street parade - in July or August depending on the full moon.

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Review 1-4 of 4

6 Apr 2013


"Our only regret is not staying longer"

Originally we were to stay for two nights at Jungle Tide but due to some other commitments we stayed only one night. Our only regret is not staying at least another night at this exceptional bungalow.… More

10 May 2012


"Stylish country residence"

We stayed 3 nights in this 4 bedroom bungalow which has bags of style and character. Set in an old tea estate in the hills outside of Kandy, it is tranquil, peaceful and perfect for chilling out. Th… More

11 Apr 2012


"This is a lovely house in an exceptional location"

I stayed for a week at Jungle Tide with family and friends. The house is spacious, comfortable and very clean. The kitchen is well equipped, although we relied on the resident housekeepers to cook del… More

29 Mar 2012


"A stylish tranquil retreat"

Jungle Tide nestles in the beautiful hills outside Kandy. The location is lovely – calm and peaceful, with long views to the tea-covered hills including the Knuckles range. Quite high up, so it i… More

Review 1-4 of 4

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