Villa Name : The Hermitage
Valley View Villa $1,275 /night
The Hermitage – Three Bedrooms Villa in Sri Lanka
Located along the edge of the Victoria Reservoir with a water frontage of more than one kilometre and spread over an area of Six acres of Virgin forest, The Hermitage is positioned 2103 feet above sea level with an average temperature of 25 C. The site of an ancient Hermitage, the monks used to grow many medicinal Herbs and plants which are still used in the kitchen to turn out healthy dishes for the body and soul or make massage oils according to centuries old recipes. The building is not air conditioned and open to the environment around and the healthy mountain air blowing from the Hunnasgiriya Range. Furnished with genuine kandyan antique furniture, mixed with a few modern pieces and many pieces of kandyan antiques The Hermitage is truly a Kandyan House steeped in the Kandyan Culture. Visited by 69 species of birds, Monkeys, wild boar, Monitor Lizards and deer, The Hermitage has an infinity pool, a small but beautiful library, a spa, a one kilometre walkway along the lake and a Buddhist temple. Fresh lake fish, Fresh water lobster and organic vegetable from the remote vegetable patches in the village allow our bespoke chefs to turn out wonderful works of art to excite your taste buds. Guests to the Hermitage are encouraged to participate in Yoga and meditation though it is not compulsory. The Hermitage is ideal for those who want to Relax, Rest, Unwind, and think within an exciting but peaceful environment. And who knows, you may meet someone very special on this journey- your self. The property is located 11 Mile Post, Middle March Estate, Thalathuoya, 20200 Haragama, Sri Lanka and only eleven kilometres from the historic and cultural city of Kandy, and it’s only a 15-minute drive from the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
Bedrooms at The Hermitage
Named after the famous Kundalini Yoga designed to cultivate the creative spiritual potential of a human, kundalini is located on the second floor of the building offering, a clear view of the lake, and the tree tops of the forest surrounding the Building. The room has all the luxury amenities that a Property of this nature could offer including exclusive mattresses and exquisite linen. The bed in the room is where ‘Anagarika Dharmapala’ an ancient hero of Sri Lanka slept and the room has an antique writing table. The en-suite bathroom is filled with genuine antique works of art and complete with a bath and shower with amazing views of the lake and the Hills beyond.
This room is located on the First floor of the building on the same level as the Infinity pool and one level on top of the spa. Named after the Samatha yoga designed to calm the Mind, Samatha is a small Peaceful and Cosy room set slightly away from Staircases and other common areas. Ideal for a couple It has a twin view, on one side the Lake and the other the forest. Many sightings of Deer, Wild Boar, Monkeys and Monitor Lizard has been reported from this room. Furnished with genuine kandyan antiques, it has an en suite bathroom with standard shower and an antique four poster bed with Luxurious bed linen.
Vipassana meaning an insight into the true nature of reality, is a beautiful suite which transports guests into a world of unreality. Vipassana’s immediate neighbours are a family of wild parrots that live in a tree just outside the room. It has a large bedroom, a Dressing room and en-suite bathroom. Vipassana also has its own ‘Antique Library’ with extremely rare ancient coins and works of art made with Ivory used by kandyan royalty more than a century ago. It offers amazing views of the lake as well as the forest. The en-suite bathroom complete with two showers, one out door and one indoor and outsized bath, is decorated with genuine antique pieces and offers an amazing view of the Lake as well as the forest.
Servive and Facilities
- Air conditioning
- King sized Beds
- En-suite bathroom
- Infinity pool
- Living Room
- Dining Room
- Exclusive use of the whole villa and listed facilities
- Welcome drinkxzz
- Daily Breakfast
- Wi-Fi Internet connection
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*Rates are inclusive service charge, taxes, etc. Please note the above rates are valid until 30 Apr 2019. Please email us if you would like to make a booking after this date.
|Low Season||High Season||Mini Season||Peak Season|
|01 May – 14 Jul
11 Aug – 30 Nov
|01 Dec – 19 Dec
01 Mar – 30 Apr
|06 Jan – 28 Feb||20 Dec – 05 Jan
15 Jul – 10 Aug