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Jetwing Hotels: Bringing cozy spaces to the misty hills of Hatton

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Bungalows in the highlands of Hatton preserve the colonial ambience through their elegant décor, simple luxuries and the warmest of service.

Expanding its luxury collection of villa properties, Jetwing Hotels takes over the management of Strathdon Bungalow, Dickoya Bungalow and Craig Appin Bungalow previously known as Mandira Bungalows. The three bungalows situated in the highlands of Hatton, still preserve the colonial ambience through their elegant décor, simple luxuries and the warmest of service.

Strathdon by Jetwing offers its guests four spacious rooms with ample seating areas to relax and unwind. Dickoya by Jetwing includes four rooms with magnificent views of the lush gardens and sprawling tea estates that surround the bungalow. Craig Appin by Jetwing includes five perfect rooms for families looking for a cosy getaway. Each room has been tastefully adorned with feather soft pillows, fresh linen and delicate lace, making it the ideal place to spend your days off.

On a cool morning, the lawn offers several places for guests to enjoy the breath-taking views of the winding valleys in Hatton. Be it seated on the terrace with a cup of tea as the sounds of a train passes in the distance or reading on a swinging chair under the bamboo trees, the garden is the perfect place to wind down.

Each bungalow also includes a separate lounge and living room where guests can attend to their work, interact with other travelers or simply sit back by the fireplace. Furnished with elegant antique wooden furniture, the rooms without a doubt are reminiscent of a rich colonial past.

All rooms provide modern comforts and amenities for a luxurious holiday including tea/coffee making facility, electronic safe lockers, TV with satellite channels, bathroom with shower and hot and cold water, hair dryer, etc.

The culinary experience at the three bungalows are not restricted to a menu. The friendly chef will make sure to ask guests of their preferences or any special dietary requirements. Using the freshest of ingredients from the garden, guests will be offered flavorful meals at any time of their choosing. Furthermore, guests can also opt to enjoy their meals in the main dining room, have breakfast in bed, or even picnic in the lush garden.

Travelers seeking adventure have a multitude of options to choose from in Hatton. They may take a step back in time to a planter’s life by Bungalow-hopping and enjoying the beautiful scenery the highlands have to offer, followed by a delectable high tea and dinner. They may also visit the nearby local villages, tea estates and surrounding forests, take a scenic train ride from Hatton to Thalawakele or Watawala, or hike up to the majestic Devon Falls.

For more information or reservations please call on 011 4 709 400 or e-mail on [email protected]

Family owned and in the tourism industry for the past 45 years, Jetwing Hotels has surpassed expectation at every aspect. Building on their foundation of being passionate, as well as the experience of true, traditional Sri Lankan hospitality, constantly pioneering discoveries captures the essence of the brand. Such a strong statement and direction have enabled Jetwing Hotels to imagine, create and manage marvels and masterpieces, where distinctive design and elegant comfort complement each other and the environment. In line with the Jetwing Hotels Sustainable Strategy, across all properties sustainable and responsible practices are given precedence with resource efficiency, community upliftment and education, and awareness being some of our key focus areas.