Rejuvenating Experiences only in Bandarawela

Authentic moments that bring you closer to paradise

Nestled between the cusp of contemporary and tranquility, lies Villa Perpetua. An exclusive boutique property that offers access to spectacular modern amenities, whilst being at the heart of nature’s spirit.

A truly memorable experience awaits for the intrepid adventurer, the romantic wanderer, the ardent ornithologist and the inspired traveller.

Experience an array of excursions, as you book your holiday in Sri Lanka at Villa Perpetua. From  scenic treks, spiritually rejuvenating waterfall tours to authentic tuk tuk tours that bring you closer to the colourful riches of Sri Lanka’s culture.

Vehicle tours

Travel in the lap of luxury, as you explore all that Bandarawela has to offer from the comfort of a vehicle tour.

Tuk tuk tours

From the convenience of travel; to spectacular sight-seeing, experience the depths of the local lifestyle, through a truly authentic Sri Lankan way of living - the tuk tuk. Book your tuk tuk tour takes you to popular sites such as Lipton Seat, Adisham Bungalow, Dowa Temple, Ravana & Ella Gap as well as Little Adam’s Peak.

Flying Ravana Mega Zipline

Experience Sri Lanka’s first mega dual zip-line, that stretches more than half a kilometre and slides at 80kmph. Located 12km from Villa Perpetua, within the Ella Gap, amidst the luscious green estates of Ella, Sri Lanka, in close proximity to Little Adams Peak, experience an adrenaline filled bird’s-eye view of the beautiful hill-country of Sri Lanka.

Waterfall tours

Travel the path less taken to experience the mystical healing powers of some of Sri Lanka’s most majestic waterfalls. Wrapped in serenity, beauty and zen - the cool waters of Sri Lanka’s rivers create some of the island’s most spectacular water features, that lead to cascading ribbons of white water that help form intricately exotic eco-systems. Enjoy a magnificent waterfall excursion to Diyaluma (32km), Dumhinda (30km) and the Banbarakele waterfalls (35km).

Dhowa Temple

A protected heritage site, famous for its large unfinished Buddha image, carved into the rock face, which is considered an example of Mahayanasculpture. Situated in the central mountains, 15km from Villa Perpetua, as a small, ancient village which dates back over 2000 years. The area gained the name Dhowa as it is located within a ring of mountains, with a river which flows across the plateau.

Adisham Bungalow

Located 22km away and only open on Saturdays and public holidays, this country house near Haputale, currently houses the Adisham monastery of Saint Benedict. It has a relic of St. Sylvester at the chapel and was built in 1931 by Sir Thomas Villiers - an English aristocrat and planter. Designed by R. Booth and F. Webster in Tudor and Jacobean style. The house is well preserved along with its period fittings and furniture, and is open to visitors.

Ella Rock

For views across the Hill Country and with the town nestled in the hills below you, this walk is about 2 hours each way, and about half of it is along the railway line before cutting off into the hills. Leave Ella around 5 in the morning and enjoy breakfast watching over the sunrise. Situated 13km from your boutique hotel experience.

Nine Arch Bridge

Also known as the Bridge in the Sky, it is one of the best examples of colonial-era railway construction in Sri Lanka. Located in Demodara, between Ella and the Demodara railway station, 12km from Villa Perpetua, it is known for it architectural ingenuity and the profuse greenery in the nearby hillsides. Popular rumours suggest that when construction work commenced on the bridge, the Great War began between the empires of Europe and the steel assigned for this site was reallocated to Britain's War related projects at the battlefront. As a result, the work came to a standstill, leaving the locals to build the bridge with stone bricks and cement.

Little Adam’s Peak

Located 12km from your boutique hotel and named after the sacred Adams Peak (Sri Pada –where the foot print of Lord Buddha is preserved). It is 1,141 m in height and attracts many travelers who come to Sri Lanka. Walk through lush green tea plantations, past waterfalls and paddy fields to reach the peak of Little Adam’s Peak. Experience a beautiful 360 degree view, once at the top.

Bogoda Wooden Bridge

Located 32km away, the Bogoda Wooden Bridge was built in the 16th century. It is significant to Sri Lanka’s heritage as the oldest surviving wooden bridge in the country, with the use of wooden nails as well. The bridge is situated at 7 kilometres west of Badulla.

Buduruvagala

Located 46km from Villa Perpetua, is an ancient Buddhist temple, which consists of seven [07] statues and belongs to the Mahayana school of thought, housing statues that date back to the 10th century.