Eastland Bungalow, Rookwood Estate, Hewaheta, 20440, Sri Lanka.

About Eastland Bungalow

Eastland Bungalow, built in 1924 originally served as the official residence of the manager of Eastland Division of Rookwood Estate until it went into derelict in the 1970s following a revision to land ownership laws in Sri Lanka. The bungalow and the adjoining property was put up for sale in 2005, and eventually had a new owner in 2006 – although I have to admit, I had no plan on why I bought it or what I was going to do with it. It was in a state of despair and looked to be down and out, with the floor having caved in at some points and the roof missing in other areas. People still ask me what made us go ahead with it, and to date, I do not have an answer, and will probably never do.

A good part of my adult life has been spent overseas in the Middle East, running what is now increasingly known as a ‘rat race’. Concrete and Asphalt have combined with machines and smartphones to dominate our lives, while nature has been taken for granted and tagged as something for the old fashioned. I have nothing against technology, and I have nothing against hard work, but I also believe a machine can never replace a human, and a human can never be a machine.

Eastland Bungalow is not a house, not a hotel and definitely not a business. It is our home in the old world and our connection with the beauty of mother nature. It is a place that offers 100% relaxation, away from smart-phones, machines and the pollution that we are exposed to on a daily basis. We welcome you to come share our passion for nature, and enjoy the stay at our home.

Eastland Bungalow is not a house, not a hotel and definitely not a business. It is our HOME in the old world and our connection with the beauty of mother nature……….

RELAX

Relax and rejuvenate your life and enjoy the natural beauties surrounding the Eastland Bungalow.

BREATHE

Breathe and refresh yourself with pollution free air in the misty hillside country of Sri Lanka.

ENJOY

Enjoy and nourish yourself with a Sri Lankan hospitality filled experience.

RENEW

Renew yourself.