Accommodation rating: Superior
On the edge of the exclusive Victoria Golf & Country Resort, Bougainvillea Retreat, surrounded by lush tropical garden, is set overlooking the picturesque Victoria reservoir and the distant Kandyan hills. Originally a private home, this Tuscan-style hotel features eight rooms including three rooms that are part of the main house and five cottages that are scattered around the mature, beautifully landscaped gardens. Each of the eight rooms is comfortably furnished and individually decorated in contemporary style. The chef and his team use local produce to prepare a fusion of Sri Lankan and western cuisine. Meals are usually served by the poolside or in the main house. Other facilities include a library, a cosy cinema room, billiards table and an infinity pool. With advance notice, it is possible to arrange relaxing massages. The retreat is approximately 45 minutes' drive from Kandy and there are no telephones or televisions in any of the rooms.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.