The Elephant Stables, Kandy
Lemongrass Deluxe Room
Pepper Deluxe Room
Royal Luxury Tented Suite
A 915 square foot / 85 square meter tented suite that is easily the largest permanent tented structure in Sri Lanka and one of the largest tented bedrooms in the entire world.
The tent is partitioned with curtains that separate the huge living and dining areas from the Master Bedroom that features a large 4 Poster Bed as well as a Second Bedroom that contains two Single 4 Poster Beds. Another extra bed can be easily set up in the Living Room. A beautiful bathroom with polished cement walls has been built inside the tent. The tent is fully air conditioned.
About The Elephant Stables, Kandy
Belonging to a famous Ceylonese Nobleman, the Elephant Stables is a beautiful colonial period bungalow located in the hills with lavish accommodation for discerning guests. The property was indeed home to many elephants while now it has been restored to a beautiful venue with a combination of original mid-century planter's furniture and stylish interiors. There are six luxurious rooms and suites that are available while you can also choose from a number of dining venues. The surroundings are peaceful and perfect while the pool is an ideal place to relax and spend time sipping a mock tail of your choice. Elephant Stables welcomes you to enjoy the grandeur of the hill capital.
Location of The Elephant Stables, Kandy
Elephant Stables is a stunning colonial bungalow overlooking the city of Kandy, and is located approximately 15 minutes away from the city centre of the hill capital. Reaching the property is not at all a problem since there are many modes of transportation available in the city. There are luxury and normal express trains that run to Kandy on a daily basis while if you prefer to drive it usually takes about 3.5 hours from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. There are also air taxis available which can be booked to Katugastota which is a short 5 minute drive to Kandy.
Accommodation at The Elephant Stables, Kandy
Offering 6 luxurious suites and rooms with lavish settings, the Elephant Stables in Kandy boasts of elegance and style. You will find a mix of contemporary and colonial style furnishings right throughout the property. The 'Vanilla Suite' is a large guestroom with a 4 poster bed and an additional small interconnecting room with a bunk bed making it the perfect choice for families. The 'Citronella Suite' is a large bedroom which is on the upper floor of the property offering lovely views while the 'Saffron Suite' is a medium sized bedroom overlooking the pool.
The 2 garden wing rooms at the Elephant Stables are medium sized while the cottage room is a large room with a 4 poster bed which is found within a partitioned area. Facilities include air-conditioning, ceiling fan, wardrobe, luggage rack, antique cabinet, refrigerator with mini bar, 42" LED flat screen TV with satellite connection and a DVD player.
Facilities at The Elephant Stables, Kandy
A number of dining options are made available at the Elephant Stables in Kandy. From a full English breakfast to a local gastronomic feast and from speedy lunches to 3 course menus for dinner, Elephant Stables has a team of experienced chefs to take you through a mesmerizing culinary experience. Dining venues include the Green Dining Room, the New Wing Bar Area and the New Wing Verandah, Out Door dining in the garden and in room dining which is free of charge.
Elephant Stables caters to weddings while various packages including an unforgettable honeymoon experience can be arranged. The Infinity edge swimming pool is the perfect spot to relax while you can enjoy drinks as well. There are sun loungers available for guests to laze around and enjoy the sun in fine weather. The gardens are beautiful and extensive while there are many spots where you can sit back and relax.
The living room of the property consists of an elegant combination of modern sofas and furniture with a hint of colonialism. The working fireplace and the planter's chairs are the perfect addition to create the ambience of a bygone era. A 55 inch television, a blue ray DVD players and a number of DVD's are available for you to enjoy. An extension to the modern house, the juice bar offers a variety of soft drinks and mocktails. Elephant Stables also boasts of a reading room upstairs while a laptop and an internet connection is available for guests' convenience.
Kandy is a city in the hills with many interesting sites and venues to visit. The city centre offers a myriad of choices starting from the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic to the Kandy Museum as well as the magnificent Kandy Lake and its surroundings. Guests can enjoy long walks along the lake while there are boat rides available for a romantic evening. The Peradeniya Botanical Gardens is a true nature lover's paradise. A visit to the gem museum and the war heroes’ cemetery can be arranged while for the more adventurous traveller, there are nearby mountain ranges where hiking expeditions can be enjoyed.