Situated amidst the lush green tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya, Glendevon is a quaint stone bungalow designed according to traditional Scottish architecture. An ideal choice among bungalows in Nuwara Eliya district of Sri Lanka’s scenic hill country, Glendevon is approximately 18 km from Nuwara Eliya and 163 km from Colombo. Dating back to the 1880s, the history of the estate can be traced back to Geo Armitage the first owner of the estate & later on to the Anglo-Ceylon Tea.
Bungalows such as Glendevon have an ancestry that though unspecified can be clearly presumed to be approximately over 100 years old, dating to the time of the Scottish planters in Sri Lanka. The bungalow has been lovingly restored to emanate old Scottish charm with all modern comforts, creating nostalgia for the old Scottish planter’s way of life.
The spacious bungalow interior has been assigned various Scottish clan colors of Tartan material. The bungalow consists of 3 public areas with old fire places dating back more than hundred years. The comforting collection of rooms contain a Family suit with two interconnecting rooms and deluxe rooms. All bungalow rooms are equipped with modern amenities yet the original architecture is preserved.
Guests may have their pick from a selection of Eastern & Western set menus served in the wood clad dining room overlooking the tea gardens. The bungalow will also have on offer selected wines & Scottish Whiskey making it a true food connoisseur’s choice amongst restaurants in Nuwara Eliya. A choice of different fresh unblended tea from the nearby factories will be freely served to all guests by our butlers any time of the day. Scottish Planter Glendevon Bungalow boasts a barbecue and sauna.