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Tranquility,The Hide-out / Relax / Taste Traditional cuisine / Superhost

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
2 guests
1 night minimum
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WE RENT ONLY INDIVIDUAL ROOMS AND NOT THE WHOLE PROPERTY. WE (the owners) LIVE ON THE UPPER FLOOR AND WE RENT THE TWO ROOMS ON THE GROUND FLOOR. 'Tranquilty' is my home. It is also home to my family comprising of my wife and our two dogs. Situated in the middle of my Tea Plantation it is the ideal location to get away from the hustle and bustle of the cities, the cacaphony of beach parties and city traffic. Breathe clean air, eat and learn to cook traditionally prepared local cuisine, have a dip in our pool and get a relaxing massage. Tranquility offers this and much more. My wife is a Latvian national & I have lived more than 20 years in Europe. So we know first hand what Westerners expect when they go on holiday. We speak fluent English, German, Russian and have a working knowledge of...WE RENT ONLY INDIVIDUAL ROOMS AND NOT THE WHOLE PROPERTY. WE (the owners) LIVE ON THE UPPER FLOOR AND WE RENT THE TWO ROOMS ON THE GROUND FLOOR. 'Tranquilty' is my home. It is also home to my family comprising of my wife and our two dogs. Situated in the middle of my Tea Plantation it is the ideal location to get away from the hustle and bustle of the cities, the cacaphony of beach parties and city traffic. Breathe clean air, eat and learn to cook traditionally prepared local cuisine, have a dip in our pool and get a relaxing massage. Tranquility offers this and much more. My wife is a Latvian national & I have lived more than 20 years in Europe. So we know first hand what Westerners expect when they go on holiday. We speak fluent English, German, Russian and have a working knowledge of Swiss German dialects, French, Spanish and Italian. At 'Tranquility' you can live according to Western standards and experience Sri Lanka like a local. Relax & recharge your batteries. Let us spoil you with country style food cooked on a traditional wooden stove and clay pots. Spices ground on a grinding stone. Make it a base to visit Kandy, Pinnawela, the cultural triangle and the hill country. More
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Arjuna P
Languages spoken:German, Russian, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:89%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

We arrived from Kandy for three nights toward the end of our three-week tour of Sri Lanka. Arjuna and Zane were perfect hosts, their home is beautiful and the surroundings like a private botanical garden. We felt more than welcomed, a real home from home...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank allysonchats
Reviewed 5 January 2019

2 night stay at this beautiful piece of paradise outside Kandy. Arjuna was a great host and was helpful with transportation. Dinner and breakfasts were some of the best we have eaten so far.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank 363kyliel
ArjunaPana, VR Owner at Tranquility,The Hide-out / Relax / Taste Traditional cuisine / Superhost, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2019

Thank you for your review - it was a privilege sharing our house with you.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We stayed with Arjuna at his place for 3 nights. Prior to coming to Sri Lanka I had mentioned we were going to go to the cricket in Kandy that was on while we were there. Arjuna contacted us a couple of days before to...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank J814JAnickg
ArjunaPana, VR Owner at Tranquility,The Hide-out / Relax / Taste Traditional cuisine / Superhost, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Nick, hope you guys are enjoying the rest of your holiday. Thanks for your comments. Maybe we'll see each other down under. Warm regards - Arjuna

Reviewed 6 January 2018

We spent 3 magical days with Arjuna and his wonderful wife Zane in their little piece of paradise just outside Kandy. They both gave us a very warm welcome and help with making the best of our stay in the area. We opted to eat...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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ArjunaPana, VR Owner at Tranquility,The Hide-out / Relax / Taste Traditional cuisine / Superhost, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Hi Thank you for the wonderful review. We enjoyed sharing our house with you guys. You are always welcome in our home. We wish you all the best. Arjuna & Zane

Reviewed 17 August 2016

this place was just unreal to describe, we really enjoyed it with my wife, Arjuna ( the owner) has allowed us to pick some tea leaves in his Tea Plantation. Arjuna and his wife Zane are very friendly hosts and make sure that you feel...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank olegcontsoff
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Garage
Internet Access
Children's Pool
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Pool Table
Alarm Clock
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Mountain Views
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Menikdiwela is conveniently located near Kandy City. Tranquility is ideally located If you prefer to be away from the busy Kandy city but still want to be able to visit Kandy and get back in the evening, . World heritage sites like the Dambulla Cave Temple, Sigiriya Rock Fortress are a day trip away. Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage is one hour away and Nuwara Eliya Hill station can be reached within 2.5 hours. The 3 temples, Gadaladeniya, Ambakka and Lankathilleke are also about 1.5 hours away. There are various trekking and biking possiblities in and around Menikdiwela too.
How to get there
•On Kandy-Colombo road, turn off at Pilimathalawa and proceed on Pottepitiya road. •Drive past the Giragama Tea Factory (approx. 5Km from Tea Factory) •Drive through Danture, Ketapitiya and to Menikdiwela village. •In Menikdiwela village, at end of village just before the Electrical Transmitter, take the gravel road on the right. Bus from Kandy: Take bus Nr. 649 (direction Poththepitiya) from Kandy “Goods Shed” bus station. Get off at Menikdiwela and follow same instructions as above.
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