Booking a Single Room
All of our group tours are planned and operated on a twin-share basis, meaning that the standard cost is based either on individual travellers sharing accommodation with another group member of the same sex, or people who book together sharing accommodation.
Please refer to the tour notes where the single room option availability is detailed on a night by night basis for this tour, and the price for the available nights is detailed on the dates & prices tab by departure date.
For Self-Guided trips the Single Room supplement offers the option of a single room each and is charged per person. The Single Room supplement also applies to the third person in a party of three that will be accommodated in a single room.
On premium level tailor-made holidays you will stay at comfortable mid-range hotels, chosen for their location, ambiance or local character. Your rooms will be clean and well-appointed, with en suite bathrooms and air-conditioning or heating as necessary. Premium level hotels normally have restaurants, bars and often other amenities such as a swimming pool and gardens, offering a good level of comfort at a reasonable price.
The Sanctuary at Tissawewa
The Sanctuary at Tissawewa is a colonial property which opened in 1907 and has played host to many important guests including Prime Ministers, Presidents and even Queen Elizabeth II. While the property is comfortable, offering a large verandah, spacious rooms and 11 acres of landscaped gardens, there is an element of faded grandeur which adds to the hotel's charm. The hotel also a spa and restaurant available.
Jetwing Lake is set amid beautiful gardens, with rooms spaced out over the grounds and views of Kandalama Lake. There is a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere and each room has its own private terrace. The comfortable rooms have contemporary furnishings with a taste of Sri Lanka in the design. There is a choice of restaurants and bars, a large pool with plenty of sunloungers and a spa.
Mahaweli Reach Hotel
The Mahaweli Reach Hotel is a large yet elegant hotel located in a scenic location on the banks of the Mahaweli River. The hotel has a range of facilities available including a swimming pool, gym, Ayurvedic spa and a host of dining options including dinner by the river. The rooms are spacious and modern with balconies overlooking the garden, pool or river. The restaurant serves wonderful Sri Lankan dishes.
Hill Club, Nuwara Eliya
The Hill Club was built in 1876 as a private club for British gentlemen. A grand colonial building, set in beautiful gardens overlooking tea estates, the design includes large wooden staircases, high ceilings and dramatic fireplaces and is furnished with antiques to retain the traditional feeling. The hotel has a large library stocked with books detailing Sri Lanka's colonial past, as well as a gymnasium, games room and a restaurant serving vegetables from the hotel's kitchen garden. There is a dress code for the formal dining room, requiring men to wear a shirt and tie, women to wear smart clothing. However, there is also a casual dining room with no dress code for a more relaxed feel.
98 Acres Resort
This charming resort is set within 98 acres of scenic tea plantations, offering comfortable chalets perched on the hillside, and to make the most of the stunning views over the countryside all rooms have balconies. There is a bar and restaurant where guests can enjoy Sri Lankan and international cuisine. There is also a pool, gym, games room, bicycles for rent and Wi-Fi connection.
Calamander Unawatuna Beach Resort
Calamander Unawatuna Beach Resort is a light, bright and modern property located right on the beach. It is a large resort with a number of rooms, a range of bars and restaurants, and three pools, including the glass-fronted Blu Pool which overlooks the beach and sea. Rooms have a balcony or terrace, and Wi-Fi is available too. There are free kayaks and paddleboards which can be borrowed from the resort, or you could arrange yoga lessons, snorkelling or diving trips, or whale watching excursions.