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Why Nuwara Eliya is Ideal for a Family Getaway – An Unforgettable Adventure

Tucked away in the mountains of Sri Lanka is the city of Nuwara Eliya, an enchanting place that makes for an ideal destination for a family getaway. Here are a few reasons why.

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Luboš Holič, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka – panoramio (8), CC BY-SA 3.0

Cool Climate
One of the reasons Nuwara Eliya is known as “Little England” is because of its cool climate that offers welcome relief from the tropical heat. Be you exploring out and about or staying at holiday cottages in Nuwara Eliya this weather is most conducive for family fun.

Engaging Activities
Lake Gregory is one of the most popular attractions for families in Nuwara Eliya; located within a 10 minute drive from Cottage 42, this area is ideal for picnics while horse rides for kids, paddle boats and boat rides are on offer too. Families can also explore the town centre with its old world charm and stroll amidst the idyllic scenery of Victoria Park.

Outdoor Adventures
Families who love outdoor exploration can enjoy some bird watching at Galway’s Land National Park or embark on a jeep safari at Moon Plains and take in some truly stunning vistas. Not to be missed is a chance to visit some of the waterfalls in Nuwara Eliya including St Clair’s Falls and Devon Falls.

Tea Tours
Nuwara Eliya is famed for its tea plantations and you can find special tours that offer fascinating insights into the art of producing the finest tea. Ideal if you have older kids, such tours feature everything from how tea leaves are carefully plucked to a chance to sample pure Ceylon Tea.

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