One could also forget about everything and just "meditate”.... Cos, the entire house is for you.
This is a small cottage with breathtaking panoramic views of the Knuckles and Hantane mountain range, the town of Pallekelle, and the vast valley of the Mahaweli reservoir and its environs. Also a place where one can witness Eagles flying in the mornings at eye level.
The house is rustic and best to be reading, painting, gazing or simply sleep the whole day or laze away with a hot cup of tea or cocoa and a movie. One could also hike to a secluded lake (3km) for a dip in icy cold water at an elevation of 3000ft or drive to the first tea plantation in Sri Lanka (the Loolecondera tea estate) or to Kandy (15km) or to the constantly misty village of Mandaramnuwara (50km) and Nuwara Eliya on a beautiful ancient Cart road via Deltota.
2 rooms (attached toilets)....Can accommodate 5 people comfortably. Pantry kitchen, two balconies and a relaxing area – all with magnificent views.
45minutes, 15km drive from Kandy on the Ampitiya/ Thalathuoya road. Motor-able to the doorstep with Parking/ Wi-Fi/ Cable TV/ DVD/ books/ Microwave/ gas cooker/washing machine/ iron/ hair dryer/ hot water/ fans/refrigerator/ CCTV etc.
The villagers’ cooking is authentic and divine.
Meals could be organized through village folk….real Sri Lankan meal for around $2(max) per person.
It’s a neighborhood inhabited with many laid back villagers whose main occupation is farming and evolve around a very peaceful traditional Buddhist culture not exposed to any sort of commercial tourism.
Transport from your location can be arranged for a pre-determined/ negotiated amount. Or a direct bus from Kandy town is available to the little village of Moragolla (14kms) and there is another 1000m breathtaking walk from the bus stop to the property. But also one could take a TUK TUK from the bus stop which will cost around US$ 2/- on a winding mountain road.
Busses stop operating at 7pm.