Manuimpathy Hotel, Colombo

Manuimpathy like it’s sister hotels is boutique, luxurious and once a grand someone’s home. Infact it was one hundred and fifty years old and had been a family home for several generations. Located in district 7 of the city it has a small pool and is an ideal location for a day of sight seeing […]

Taylor’s Hill, Sri Lanka

Perched high on a hill overlooking tea plantations this grand house has been successfully reinvented as a boutique hotel part of the Manor House Concepts stable of luxury travel accommodation. Originally a coffee plantation house it eventually became home to James Taylor a tea planter and it is now leased to Manor House Concepts. The nearest town […]

Kaleliya, Sri Lanka – photoblog

We found ourselves in the lovely area of Kaleliya (Western province) staying at Casa Heliconia a series of pavilions on the edge of the village surrounded by rice fields and overlooked by a pure white pagoda. Wandering off the property we were soon greeted by locals and children playing in the fields, most of them on school […]

Lost Luggage!

Have you ever arrived somewhere without your luggage? We did recently in Colombo, Sri Lanka after a very tight connection in Dubai. However we were not too phased by this as the desk staff were extremely helpful and ‘promised’ its arrival a few hours later on the same day……………………………erm well it didn’t turn up and […]