A visit to Colonial British English lifestyle at its best. Nuwara Eliya is known for the upkeep and maintenance of its nickname “Little England” and Anilana Craigbank is a rare gem of a place that depicts the colonial era brilliantly. From colonial architecture to personalized butler service,Anilana Craigbank excels in giving the best comforts and a real feeling of yesteryear.
With exclusivity in mind, a villa with 4 bedrooms, private dining area and cozy living area, Anilana Craigbank is meant for, and given out in whole to private groups. Their personalized service is best experienced undiluted with total occupancy.
On arrival, we were mesmerized by the lush greenery framing the white colonial structure with black stripes and french windows. The pond with water plants, the thick green grass, the bushes and shrubbery filling every space and thick vines framing the arches at the back porch yet only 1km from the town centre of Nuwara Eliya. Just overlooking the famous golf course and just minutes drive away from the region’s famous tea plantations.
The collection of interiors is spectacular, framed antlers, wooden carved chests and cupboards, four-poster beds, real wooden fireplaces, were justsome of the antiques still in use. The cozy living and dining areas, comfortable bed rooms, and well equipped bathrooms were of the highest standards to ensure a luxuriously pampered stay.
The staff, with their excellent service levels and mouth watering cuisine was the icing on the cake- Private Butler services, bed tea/coffee services, evening turndown services are some of the personalized services offered along with baby sitting, laundry, limousine and air travel. Personalized dining services, Western and local meals prepared fresh, are all on offer.
NuwaraEliya, is known mainly for its tea plantations, waterfalls, golf course, horse racing and botanical gardens. Anilana Craigbank being practically in the middle, is the ideal location to get the best out of the Tea Country.