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Bawa Gems

 - $ 2709.82 per person

Explore the influences of Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka most influential architect in this specially-created island tour. Bawa's deep understanding of the country’s cultural heritage ensured the stylish, vibrant tourist sector that exists today and he remains revered by Sri Lanka's finest architects. This specialist holiday celebrates the works of Bawa, as well as the heritage and landscapes that influenced his creations where the natural world becomes an integral part of designs based upon courtyards, walkways, and open verandas.

Highlights

  • Stay in characterful hotels and villas created by Geoffrey Bawa
  • Visit some of Bawa’s public buildings such as the Sri Lanka parliament
  • Learn of Sri Lanka’s architectural heritage – from the ancient kingdoms to the Dutch and Portuguese influences
  • Experience colonial-period living
  • Visit Bawa’s lifelong project – the Lunuganga Gardens
  • Journey to the highlands and enjoy the sun-kissed beaches of the south coast
The Wallawwa

The Wallawwa (Boutique Hotels)

Nestled amongst acres of beautifully manicured gardens, this colonial manor house, or Wallawwa, is now a luxurious boutique hotel. This old and new concept provides guests with unrivalled setting and style just 15 minutes from the airport. 17 bedrooms, Asian fusion cuisine, Z spa and The Wallawwa’s swimming pool – all set amongst one of the finest private gardens in Sri Lanka.

Heritance Kandalama

Heritance Kandalama (Luxury Hotels)

Heritance Kandalama is a minimalist contemporary hotel cleverly designed by Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka’s famous architecture guru. Bawa conceived this famous Sri Lankan hotel as 'an austere jungle palace’ located on the bund of an ancient 3rd century reservoir and captures the surrounding magical views from every angle

The Kandy House

The Kandy House (Boutique Hotels)

The Kandy House is a brilliant boutique hotel offering stylish and private accommodation, personal service, and delicious food - all in a stunningly beautiful natural setting. The manor house, has been refurbished to blend the old with the new- light white interiors, polished hardwood floorboards, Jack wood staircase, Dutch style antique furniture and careful injections of colour.

The Last House

The Last House (Boutique Hotels)

The Last House, so called because it was Geoffrey Bawa's architectural swansong, is positioned on an idyllic strip of land - lagoon on one side, beach on the other - on the outskirts of Tangalle. It has long been one of best villas in the south coast and also operates as a small boutique hotel. Few villas have a better beach.

Lunuganga

Lunuganga (Boutique Hotels)

Lunuganga offers guests a rare opportunity to step inside the private life of one of the world’s most celebrated architects. Geoffrey Bawa bought this former rubber estate in 1948 to craft into his garden idyll. After decades of careful, exquisite, creative thought and design, the home and grounds have become his legacy, a wondrous, inspiring place.

Tintagel

Tintagel (Boutique Hotels)

Tintagel, a century-old presidential mansion, between whose walls much of Sri Lanka’s modern political history has been made, is now a luxurious, ten-room boutique hotel. A refined choice for the discerning traveller.

Ceylon Tea Trails Summerville

Ceylon Tea Trails Summerville (Boutique Hotels)

Summerville is a pretty chocolate box bungalow nestling among the rich green hills of the Dickoya region, more than 4,000 feet above sea level. One of five wonderful tea-estate bungalows in the acclaimed Tea Trails collection in the south-west highlands.





Guide Price (Per Person) : $ 2710

Important note on prices:
  • Price includes private vehicle and a driver-guide
  • Above price is a guide price
  • The price includes accommodation, all taxes and service charges
  • Price includes all stated activities inclusive of all taxes
  • Price excludes flights and optional activities
  • Price may be subject to change at time of booking

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