Nuwara Eliya is often referred to by the Sri Lankan tourist industry as ‘LITTLE ENGLAND’ Its unique climate, often covered with an early morning mist, and the cold tangy air and its fresh and invigorating atmosphere offer a typical English environment. Most British visitors feel that they are in England when they visit Nuwara Eliya. All foreign visitors to Sri Lanka always make it a point to visit Nuwara Eliya to enjoy its ‘Home away from Home” feeling. Hence the name “Little England,” which is a name given by many foreign visitors.
Nuwara Eliya is situated among some of the most beautiful tea estates, traveling through winding roads and lush green valleys, and also has a golf course, a race course, horses, rose gardens, and British-style houses, which all add up to a perfect vacation retreat, with tiny streams and waterfalls and the beautiful misty mountains offering a level of perfection without equal.