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Clean/Traditional food cooked on woodfire hearth

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9 reviews
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View from the nearby road
Alagalla mountain in the distance
Parrots feeding
Living/dining area
Side view of the house
Room 'Balana View'
Toilet 'Alagalla View' room
Toilet 'Balana View' room
Room 'Balana View'
Tea plucker in the property
Cadju Nut in the garden
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 2
Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province

'Tranquilty' is my home. It is also home to my family comprising of my wife and our two dogs. Situated in the middle of my Tea Plantation it is the ideal location to get away from the hustle and bustle of the cities, the cacaphony of beach parties and city traffic. Breathe clean air, eat and learn to cook traditionally prepared local cuisine, have a dip in our pool and get a relaxing massage. Tranquility offers this and much more. My wife is a Latvian national & I have lived more than 20 years in Europe. So we know first hand what Westerners expect when they go on holiday. We speak fluent English, German, Russian and have a working knowledge of Swiss German dialects, French, Spanis...
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About the Owner, Arjuna P
Languages spoken: German, Russian, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jul 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL249053
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Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017

We spent 3 magical days with Arjuna and his wonderful wife Zane in their little piece of paradise just outside Kandy. They both gave us a very warm welcome and help with making the best of our stay in the area. We opted to eat with them during the evenings and cannot speak highly enough of the beautiful Sri Lankan...

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Hi Thank you for the wonderful review. We enjoyed sharing our house with you guys. You are always welcome in our home. We wish you all the best. Arjuna & Zane


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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

this place was just unreal to describe, we really enjoyed it with my wife, Arjuna ( the owner) has allowed us to pick some tea leaves in his Tea Plantation. Arjuna and his wife Zane are very friendly hosts and make sure that you feel like home, when you are at their place.

Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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We were looking for a nice place to start our journey in Sri Lanka and it was simply great ! Arjuna, his wife and their staff made our stay an unforgettable moment. The room, the Sri Lankan food, the pool, the view, the garden: everything was just perfect !

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Children's Pool
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
- We do not serve lunch - We can not serve alchohol on the premises - We do not serve HALAL food - Smoking is permitted only outside the house - If you have any SPECIAL REQUESTES...
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    1 Twin
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EUR 420
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  • cleaning fee: $8 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Menikdiwela is conveniently located near Kandy City. Tranquility is ideally located If you prefer to be away from the busy Kandy city but still want to be able to visit Kandy and get back in the evening, .

World heritage sites like the Dambulla Cave Temple, Sigiriya Rock Fortress are a day trip away. Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage is one hour away and Nuwara Eliya Hill station can be reached within 2.5 hours. The 3 temples, Gadaladeniya, Ambakka and Lankathilleke are also about 1.5 hours away. There are various trekking and biking possiblities in and around Menikdiwela too.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Colombo International: 90.0 km
Railway: PILIMATHALAWA: 8.0 km
•On Kandy-Colombo road, turn off at Pilimathalawa and proceed on Pottepitiya road.
•Drive past the Giragama Tea Factory (approx. 5Km from Tea Factory)
•Drive through Danture, Ketapitiya and to Menikdiwela village.
•In Menikdiwela village, at end of village just before the Electrical Transmitter, take the gravel road on the right.

Bus from Kandy: Take bus Nr. 649 (direction Poththepitiya) from Kandy “Goods Shed” bus station. Get off at Menikdiwela and follow same instructions as above.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 120.0 km.
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