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Apa Villa Thalpe

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Please note that Apa Villa Thalpe has ceased to operate under this name as there has been a change in ownership. The new owners Joe's Resort will announce its own listing herewith.
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Exceptional luxury, beautifully stylish, delicious food and wonderful service - Apa Villa is intimate, very special and extremely comfortable. On a lovely beach, iconic pool, outdoor bathrooms and huge beds - and within easy reach of the charms of Galle Fort. I have no hesitation...More

9  Thank LisaKathmandu
Response from ApaVillasGalle, Owner at Apa Villa ThalpeResponded 17 August 2014

Thank you for the great review and we look forward to welcome you back at the next opportunity.

Reviewed 2 July 2014

It would be hard to find another site as special as Apa Villa. Beautiful rooms, attentive staff, the legendary pool and the old world atmosphere all contribute to a memorable experience. We hope to return soon!

10  Thank AndrewFRR
Response from ApaVillasGalle, Owner at Apa Villa ThalpeResponded 17 August 2014

So pleased to receive your review of Apa Villa by the beach. We look forward to your promise to be back and thank you for writing in.

Reviewed 25 June 2014

well.... what can I say!.... all positive my end! Stayed for 3 nights, but could have easily stayed longer! with only 7 rooms in whole resort you are guaranteed a peaceful stay with no over crowded pools or beaches. Rooms are nice and clean with...More

12  Thank Najree
Response from ApaVillasGalle, Owner at Apa Villa ThalpeResponded 2 July 2014

Dear Ms. Najree, we are truly happy that you enjoyed your stay at our beach villa. Your review clearly describes what makes Apa Villa and its setting a destination for a private and relaxing holiday. We look forward to welcome you and your family members...More

Reviewed 23 June 2014

I stayed here for 5 nights with my girlfriend in Suite 7 - Saffron Villa. These are the absolute facts and all you need to know about the place. (1) The service from the staff is exceptional. From being picked up in a luxury minibus...More

12  Thank Scott L
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My stay at Apa Villa was genuinely perfect. The grounds are large enough for each guests to have their own privacy. The pool and ocean view looks like a magazine cover. The staff were very helpful and thoughtful. All speak english well and it was...More

13  Thank Hanli H
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US$115 - US$317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
#7 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
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#7 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
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Response from wolfgang13 | Reviewed this property |
The beach strip is shared by a number of resorts. It is not private but has little traffic. It is narrow but easy access to the ocean. You can make a leisurely walk along the beach. Larger beach areas are closer to Galle... More
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Viajeo
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Response from Alex M | Reviewed this property |
We visited sri yoga shala nearby. 30 min walk or tuktuk.
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Wendy H
29 September 2016|
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Response from Alex M | Reviewed this property |
staff arranged for us a van for 4 to airport. 3hours. $100.
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"Saffron Villa provides more space and privacy."
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"Stick to a room with a garden/sea view... avoid Cinnamon suite 2, look at the floor plan."
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"All rooms are good. They have room for adding extra beds for children etc."
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"Front suites are larger. Cardamon Suites are generally bigger"
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