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Calling all virgins – it’s time for White Tea

Calling all virgins – it’s time for White Tea

By Juliet Coombe

Sri Lanka is world famous for its teas and Jetwing Hotel group prides itself on serving the best high teas around the island in exceptionally beautiful locations from Bawesque settings to classic colonial gardens like Jetwing St. Andrews. Now they wi...

Jetwing Warwick Gardens Feast of Food

Jetwing Warwick Gardens Feast of Food

By Juliet Coombe

Juliet Coombe stays at Warwick a stone built tea bungalow, where she was exceptionally well looked after in an oasis for the soul, a place you can pick your own vegetables and herbs, eat the freshest tastiest food in a historic planting area full of ...

The Magnificent Seventh – Jetwing St Andrews Night Frog Magical Mystery Tour

The Magnificent Seventh – Jetwing St Andrews Night Frog Magical Mystery Tour

By Juliet Coombe

“I have seen ten different species here in Nuwara Eliya,” Ishanda Jetwing St Andrews hotel naturalist tells me, “Seven can be seen on this tour if you are lucky!” As if by design, the first frog is actually a toad and is the Common Toad, give...

One man at one – Jetwing Warwick Gardens

One man at one – Jetwing Warwick Gardens

By Juliet Coombe

As you walk round the garden in front of Jetwing Warwick Garden House for the first time, like many others before and after, you will be first struck with the indescribably beautiful view of the surrounding country and distant high hills, with the en...

Wangedi Pekoe – Long live the village cuppa or Juliet goes Wangedi

Wangedi Pekoe – Long live the village cuppa or Juliet goes Wangedi

By Juliet Coombe

You have heard of white tea, green and BOP and OP, but if you really want the true Sri Lankan village experience then head to Jetwing Warwick Gardens where Wangedi Pekoe is the best way to start your day at the bungalow. Wangedi always brings a spark...