Concept The award winning Elephant Stables at Kandy has launched the first of a series of tea themed luxury bungalows in the Hill Country named Ceylon Tea Bungalows - Bandarawela. The property features 5 rooms and suites that are designed in an exclusive mid century style with chic furniture to compliment its sister hotel at Kandy. All rooms are named after famous locations in the English Lake District that bears a distinctive resemblance to the rounded hills of the eastern Hill Country. Ceylon Tea Bungalows aims to provide a colonial tea experience and ambiance to a discerning clientele but at an affordable 4 star price. The Property The first Ceylon Tea Bungalows property is located on a private 30 acre tea estate near Bandarawela, and is only 30 minutes away from Ella - one of the island's top tourist attractions. The original tea planter's cottage dates from the 1930's and has been beautifully renovated by the same Architect that designed 98 Acres Resort at Ella.