Teardrop Hotels expands collection in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan boutique hotel group Teardrops Hotels has added an additional property to its collection. 

The group has taken over the management of Lunuganga, the country estate home of renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa, located in Bentota.

Teardrop said it was working closely with the custodians of the estate to revitalise the six-bedroom property which will be reopen under the Teardrop umbrella on August 1.

The property comprises a former 1930s plantation bungalow, with six private guest suites located around the estate. The main house features a sitting room and a garden room. 

As part of the project, the team will also set to open an additional three-bedroom house which was lived in by one of Bawa’s artist friends, Ena de Silva. The house was 

The Teardrop team’s destination experts is working to create a series of experiences incorporating visits to Bawa properties around Sri Lanka. 

Teardrop’s collection started with The Wallawwa in Colombo in 2008. Other properties include Fort Bazaar in Galle Fort; Camellia Hills in Hatton; Kumu Beach in Balapitiya; Goatfell in Nuwara Eliya; and Nine Skirs in Ella. 

An additional property in Kandy, called Pekoe house, will open next year.

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