The house has three rooms in a guest wing with a further separate budget room in the gardens near the pool. All rooms are en-suite with a private section of veranda and veranda furniture. Furnishings and curtains in the main house are high quality using mahogany and raw silks.
Barbet is our twin room with two generous (3’6”) single beds. There is room for a third smaller folding bed to be added if required. See table for dates and seasonal prices.
Purple Coot is our double room with a generously sized bed and also enough space to fit in an extra single folding bed if required. See table for dates and seasonal prices.
Kingfisher is our budget “garden room” separate from the house which has a double bed and four bunk beds with attached bathroom. It also has a kettle and mini fridge. Set in our kitchen garden, it is close to the pool. The B&B price for up to six people is Rs8,000/- per night in mid-season. There are no low season rates for this room. In high season the price is Rs10,000/-. Access to Kingfisher is via a long flight of steps sothe room is not suitable for people with mobility difficulties. Also there is no wi-fi in the room.
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The prices shown below are for bed and breakfast in the main house. Our Kingfisher (garden room) prices are quoted above. Link to currency converter.
|Period||Mid Tide - All other times||High Tide 20 July to 31 August & from 20 Dec - end February inclusive||Low Tide - May/June and September/ October|
|Double/twin room – per night||£40||£50||£24.50|
|Double/twin room – full week||£240||£300||£147|
|Budget family garden room (separate from house) Max 6 pax||£35.50||£44.50||£35.50|
|Family room per night (max 4 pax)||£50||£60||£31|
|Family room per week (max 4 pax)||£300||£360||£186|
The prices shown above include all taxes and charges. Applicable from 1st April 2018.
- Children under 6 are free. We have two cots. We also have a high chair.
- Driver accommodation is Rs1,500/- per night including dinner and breakfast. We have room for 2 drivers. We do not provide accommodation for tour guides, but they can find accommodation nearby
- Extra beds are Rs1,000/- per night.
Meals, drinks and snacks
The room price includes a western or Sri Lankan breakfast. As we are in a rural location we assume you will book half board, but please let us know if you want only B&B. If so, dinners would cost you slightly more (Rs1,750/- p.p.) than if you book on a half board basis. We provide both Sri Lankan and western/international cuisine and can cater for any dietary needs if we are informed in advance. Children aged 6 – 12 half price (under 6 free).
We do not provide lunches but there is a hotel with a restaurant a short walk away or you may be able to use our kitchen to prepare your own lunches between 12 and 2pm. Whenever possible we include home grown vegetables and fruit, and eggs from our own hens.
Tea, coffee, biscuits, fruit and drinking water are free on a help-yourself basis.
We are not licensed to sell alcohol but please bring your own. You cannot buy alcohol in our local village so stock up before you reach us!
Airport or station pick-up and drop-off
Rs8,000/- (up to 3 people) or 9,500/- (4-8 people) for drop off and Rs9,000/- (up to 3 people) or 10,500/- (4-8 people) for pick up direct between the airport and Jungle Tide. Larger groups by arrangement.
Rs1,500/- for up to three people or Rs1,800/- for four to eight people and their luggage for pick-up or drop-off between Kandy train or bus station or any other Kandy address and Jungle Tide. Larger groups and vehicles by arrangement.
Other pick-ups and drop-offs available. Please ask us for prices.
Note: We strongly advise you to book transport with us. Several guests who have booked their own drivers have found that their driver refuses to bring them down the last 800m of unsurfaced road although this is perfectly driveable for ordinary cars such as our own small car.