What is the weather like?
Living Heritage Koslanda is located at an average elevation of 1,800ft, the climate is cooler & less humid than coastal areas and not as chilly as the higher hill country of Nuwara Eliya & Bandarawela. Pack for fresh mornings, warm days and slightly cooler evenings.
When is the best time to visit?
Come anytime! Koslanda’s climate is ideal all year round.
Even in monsoon it’s a magical place to be – during the heavy down pours curl up with a book, have a nap or watch the rain roll in over the hills.
Are children welcome at Living Heritage Koslanda?
Children are very welcome.
Living Heritage Koslanda is a peaceful place and expands over a large area with plenty of space for children to run around and the various excursions we offer provide plenty of opportunities for children to make plenty of noise .We also provide games and a dvd player in each suite for entertainment.
Parents of young children are advised there are a number of steep drop offs, which can be hazardous.
Do you have driver’s accommodation?
We have limited accommodation for drivers at Living Heritage Koslanda, we can also arrange a room when necessary with a local guest-house. The cost per night is LKR1,500/‐
Can we pay for our room on arrival?
We require an advance payment of 30% to secure your booking, the balance of which is to be paid 28 days prior to arrival. We accept all credit cards.
What should we wear?
Light cotton clothing is always best. Bring a pair of long, woven, cotton trousers for jungle trekking and two pairs of fine gauge socks.
A shawl or zip up for slightly cooler mornings and evenings may be required, trainers or walking shoes for exploring the jungle and some excursions are recommended and in the monsoon period a waterproof jacket is handy.
When visiting religious sites and temples it is important to cover your legs and arms and remove shoes when directed.
What kind of terrain is available for hiking?
The eastern hills offer a great variety of treks. Our team can recommend beautiful walks and treks for any level.
Can you arrange our transport for us?
Yes, we can arrange an airconditioned van to collect you from the airport or anywhere on the island as well as transfers to and from Haputale railway station and local exploring.
For a more scenic and speedier journey ask us about helicopter flights.
Can you help us book similar accommodation in other parts of Sri Lanka?
We can. Just send us an email of where you would like to go and we will give you some recommendations of hotels and/or agents.