Accommodation rating: Good Standard
A luxury boutique hotel set within a 20-hectare organic farm with stunning mountain views, Jim's Farm Villas is centrally located midway between Dambulla and Kandy. Surrounded by wooded hills and paddy fields, the farm is a haven for birds: 102 species have been spotted so far. Specially designed to showcase the best of Sri Lankan craftsmanship, all the rooms have cool kumbuk wood flooring, vaulted wooden ceilings and traditional teak and rattan furniture. With a choice of three villas, which can be booked in their entirety or by room, Jim's Farm Villas offers a good base for day trips to the fabulous heritage sights of the Cultural Triangle, nature parks and local ancient temples. Cookery lessons with the in-house chef and bicycle rides around the surrounding area are also available.
Features: 14 rooms including family rooms, spa offering Ayurveda treatments, fine dining restaurant and swimming pool.
Room amenities: En suite bathroom with solar-powered water, air conditioning, complimentary internet access, balcony or veranda, tea and coffee facilities, hairdryer, bath and spa robes.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.