Towering above the surrounding tea estate at an altitude of 7,600 feet, The Oliphant is a colonial mansion turned bungalow located in the highest elevated village in the island. This picturesque getaway in Shanthipura, Nuwara Eliya dates back to the 1870’s when the bungalow was first built by Laurence Oliphant the son of Sir Anthony Oliphant, the eighth Chief Justice of colonial Ceylon. With stunning views of Sri Lanka’s tallest mountain, this idyllic property can be your luxurious holiday base in Nuwara Eliya.

  • Piduruthalagala (45 mins drive)
  • Ambewela farm
  • Little England of Nuwara Eliya and Gregory Lake
  • Hakgala Botanical Gardens (30 mins drive)
  • Pedro Tea Factory, Lover’s Leap Waterfall and the Moon Plains at the Pedro Estate (30 mins drive)
  • Horse races, Motor races during the season in the Nuwara Eliya town
  • The Nuwera Eliya Golf Club
  • Trek to World’s End in Horton Plains