Tucked away in the mountains of Sri Lanka, picturesque Nuwara Eliya offers an ideal escape amidst stunning natural beauty with much to see, do and experience.
Enjoy Activities at Gregory Lake
Idyllic Gregory Lake is one of the main attractions in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. Resorts and hotels within easy reach are ideal for excursions to this spot which offers all manner of activities; these include taking boat rides, jet-skiing, paddle boating and picnicking amidst a scenic backdrop.
Unwind at Enchanting Victoria Park
Nature lovers can enjoy a relaxing stroll at Victoria Park which is particularly beautiful when its many flowers bloom (August to September & March to May). Ideal to visit from local properties of brands like Theme Resorts & Spas, the park is home to diverse birdlife and has a playground and mini train for kids too.
Tour Surrounding Tea Estates
Amongst the best things to do in Nuwara Eliya is to tour one of the tea estates that can be found in the surrounding area. Depending on the tour, you can learn the art of plucking tea leaves, see how tea is processed at the factory and best of all, sample a pure cup of freshly brewed Ceylon Tea.
Explore the Main Town Area
Not to be missed is a chance to explore the main Nuwara Eliya town and soak up the local culture. Places to visit include the lively Bale Bazaar well-known for its winter wear and the historical post office in a Tudor manor. Additionally, you will find places to enjoy some fresh strawberries too!