Stay at Araliya Green Hills Resort in Nuwara Eliya

Araliya Green Hills Resort

The naturally landscaped Nuwara Eliya is an enchanting tea city in central Sri Lanka. During my visit to this mountainous city, I stayed at Araliya Green Hills Resort near the Seetha Amman Temple. Located on a hill, this stirring four-star luxury hotel faces Nuwara Eliya Gold course on one side and racecourse on the other. Both these, interesting spots are at a short walking distance from the hotel. However, arriving at this majestic hotel is what revives the true-charm of Nuwara Eliya. At first glance, Araliya Hill Resort reverberates a British era feel with its white-washed architectural style adorned with green sloped roofs. It’s only, when you walk inside, the lavish lobby is when the colonial vibe slowly and gradually metamorphoses into a Sri Lankan conclave.

Araliya Green Hills Reception

The lobby of this surreal resort unfurls to a sighting of two sizeable wooden elephants with a distinctive carving. This effect stretches to the reception with a beautifully carved backdrop. The entrance to the waiting lounge is on the other side, where a ‘sumptuously rich’ seating is placed for guests to rest.

Araliya Green Hills Lobby

This waiting lounge is surrounded by in-house shops that feature the best of best Sri Lankan souvenirs. From Sarees to Tea to Masks, you can shop everything at these shops. The check-in process is prompt, as well! In the meantime, the waitstaff will offer you a warm hand towel and a hot cup of tea to revitalize from a tiresome journey.

Araliya Green Hills Room

Araliya Green Hills Room Desk

The deluxe rooms of Araliya Green Hills are unlike any other. Each room is a cocoon cloaked in absolute luxury and comfort to appease your senses and to spoil you. The well-designed rooms are festooned with every imaginable amenity, including a large bed, work desk, additional seating area, large TV, a walk-in closet with bathrobes and ironing board, luggage desk and tea/coffee facilities. Ensuite washroom, however, is slightly compact but still accommodates a sparkling clean bathtub with ample towels and complimentary toiletries.

Araliya Glen Fall Restaurant

During my stay at Araliya Hills Resort, I had a wonderful dinner and breakfast at The Glen fall restaurant, that can accommodate up to 170 guests at one time. At the Glen fall restaurant, you can enjoy a fantastic gourmet selection of Eastern and Western cuisine. To reinvigorate your taste buds, the cuisine is catered to perfection by award-winning chefs. Green Hills knows how to treat your taste buds with a royal treatment. For which, their well-honed chefs whip up all the meals fit for royalty. From fine fusion cuisine to a wide selection of short eats, they serve it all. Additionally, they also have a coffee shop that’s open round the clock. For those who may want to dine in the comfort of their room can take advantage of the 24-hour room service. While here, also take a look at their pool and rooftop bar stocked with a great collection of wine.

Araliya Green Hills Resort Bar

On the whole, Araliya Green Hills is a luxurious abode in the lap of Nuwara Eliya. If you are seeking luxurious comforts and optimum pleasure, in this tea city, then this is the resort where you must stay. I found this hotel to be a sheer bliss submerged in comfort and convenience.

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