Anilana Craigbank Nuwara Eliya


Journey across our Island, up into the hill country through stunning natural scenery and elegant tea plantations to the town of Nuwara Eliya.

Welcome to Anilana Craig bank Nuwara Eliya, our most intimate retreat. This romantic and secluded four bedroomed villa provides a rare and memorable experience. A throwback to a bygone era, the villa staff look forward to providing you with warm bespoke service and the comforts of home.

Within special gardens, the villa is located close by to the Golf Course and enjoys wonderful view. This private colonial style villa is intimate and special treat to enjoy, we hope to see you here soon.


A special place and Anilana’s most exclusive private retreat. Log fires in the evenings, magical gardens, take our our pet dogs for a walk, enjoy the fresh country air, be pampered by attentive but not intrusive butler service, and challenge our passionate but devoted cook to prepare food to your taste. Enjoy this nostalgic art deco atmosphere in a private and exclusive villa which seems to be a throwback to a bygone era. Strategically located close to the Golf Course and within a short distance to the town, this stylish retreat also features some special touches and modern comforts. Four separate bedrooms, each with a private en-suite bathroom, featuring oversized King beds with deep mattresses which guarantee a good sleep. Watch wide screen TV with cable channels in our TV Room to stay up to date with news, sport and entertainment or simply read a good book on a rainy day, this is a home away from home. To preserve the intimacy of the retreat and the privacy of our guests, we offer the villa on an exclusive only basis, guaranteeing your privacy and that only you and your group will be in residence at any time. Each bedroom has been furnished differently, creating a unique personality for the North, South, East and West rooms. Each provide high levels of comfort and privacy within these lush surroundings.

  • South Room - This is the Master Bedroom, which is situated at the front of the Villa, with French windows which open out leading onto the verandah, providing a very airy, residential ambience. Enjoy breakfast on the verandah or evening drinks before dinner. Build a log fire before bed to ensure you are warm. Enjoy the king sized bed which provides an excellent, comfortable sleep. Access to the room is via a spacious private dressing room, with lots of storage space and a breakfast table. This room features a large en-suite bathroom with bathtub and separate shower area. Designed to best suit couples who enjoy privacy and prefer an occasional escape from the rest of the group. The room is light and airy with elegant furniture and a stylish décor which provides a traditional touch reminiscent of a bygone era.
  • East Rooms - Located in perhaps the quietest part of the villa, this room features a strong personality and a comfortable king sized bed, which is ideal for couples, or for children sharing the room. Elegantly furnished with stylish aged furniture, this room overlooks a hidden garden which provides a little extra privacy and quietness. Especially beneficial for those who prefer to retire early or a late morning in bed to enjoy that long and peaceful sleep. Self contained with a spacious en suite bathroom, this comfortable room provides an excellent retreat for those who prefer their privacy.
  • North Rooms - Situated towards the rear of the Villa, this large and sunny room features a traditional four poster bed with a spacious, thickly padded king sized mattress which gives it a special, more romantic feel favoured by those who look forward to a special sleep. The private en suite bathroom makes this lovely room very private and intimate, making it especially popular with couples. Our elegant furniture and stylish décor give this room a special feel, reminiscent of old Plantation Bungalows and provides a traditional touch. Away from the Lounge, TV Room and Dining room, occupants can of the North Room enjoy privacy and enjoy being separate from the rest of the group if they prefer.
  • West Rooms - Overlooking our beautiful main gardens and enjoying greats views, this is a very unique and comfortable room. Featuring an oversized king bed and a unique private bathroom, this room provides privacy, style and great light. Its high, ornate art deco ceiling and antique furniture allow residents to enjoy a very special experience guaranteeing that memorable stay. Ideal for a couple or for children sharing a room, occupants will be happy they selected this charming and comfortable room.


We look forward to preparing traditional, family meals for your group during your stay with us in Nuwara Eliya. We recommend that our guests talk to our Cook on arrival to finalise their preferred meal plan and give us adequate time to best prepare meals according to your preferences. Breakfast is provided free of charge, and includes Fresh tropical fruits, juices and eggs cooked any style with sausages, tomatoes and bacon. In addition, Cook has several signature dishes he presents for lunch and dinner at reasonable prices per head, which are prepared and served family style. Both Sri Lankan and International favourites are available from our menus, but if you don’t see what you would like please ask Cook to prepare items of your choice, or ask for his recommendations based on available seasonal favourites. He will be happy to prepare dishes to your taste.

Should you prefer, our guests are welcome to bring along their own food items, and Cook will be happy to prepare these on your behalf. Our Butler can even arrange to go shopping for the ingredients you chose whilst you relax, if you provide us with your shopping list. All at no extra cost. Our staff will be happy to bake you a cake, organise lunch in the garden, arrange Afternoon Tea on the Verandah, or prepare an evening BBQ which is guaranteed to excite your tastebuds. Anything is possible… Please keep in mind that the Villa does not hold a Liquor License as this is a private residence, and as such we cannot provide or sell alcohol, however if you bring your own supply, we will be happy to serve you at no extra cost and no corkage will be charged.

From US$ 444

2 Nights for 2 people at Anilana Craigbank on BB Basis