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“Nothing Short of Amazing”
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Review of Sunset Reef

Wake up to the Indian Ocean on your doorstep
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Wake up to the Indian Ocean on your doorstep
Beautiful beaches and a great landmark at the end. The view from right in your living room. Incredible comfort
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12 reviews
Wake up to the Indian Ocean on your doorstep
Beautiful beaches and a great landmark at the end. The view from right in your living room.
Incredible comfort
Stunning rooms
Colours of the ocean
Comfort and wonderful surroundings
Comfortable, pristine and only the sound of the ocean to rock you to sleep
Incredibly spacious and so calm and peaceful
Beautiful clean fresh rooms all with magnificent views
Right on the beach, can you imagine waking to this?
Our family room
Our family room is super large, plenty of room for kids and cots
Beautiful bathrooms for each bedroom
Amazing views from a cool lounge area
Huge living areas, with the most incredible views out to sea and along the magnificent beachfront
Pristine bathrooms in every room
Indian Ocean from your living rooms
Nights in the lounge are magical
Lovely pool, lots of room in the garden
Loads of relaxing areas, all with the Indian Ocean right in front
BBQ And relax
Wonderful comfortable Day Beds
Shade and colour of the ocean
Choice of dining
Beach dining
Incredible colours of the Indian Ocean
Dining is always special
Tea is always available, and what a place to enjoy it
Dining with nature and the sound of the ocean
Our wonderful Chefs
Home on the beach
Sunset Reef shrouded by tall palms. Has a wonderful view for miles both ways up the beach and right
Guests ably assist the local fishermen
Sunset in front
More colours of Sunset
Every night is different, spectacular colours of Sri Lanka
Fishermen hard at work along our beach
magnificent views. Always something new to see, from fishing boats to fish and turtles
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Villa -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Hikkaduwa, Galle District, Southern Province

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HadenJ
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Nothing Short of Amazing”
Reviewed 21 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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I can't believe my holiday is over :( I was gutted to leave Peacock Gardens. The rooms are immaculate and the best are the best I have ever slept in. Udith is a absolute legend! As a matter of fact, all of the staff are great - I will miss your lovely smiles. Suzanne, thank you so much for all of your advise! I would not have seen half the things you mentioned, had you not have told me. I just wish I could live there!

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Liked best: The Beach!
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Catherine...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
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“A wonderful relaxing end to a busy trip”
Reviewed 9 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015
2
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Sunset Reef is right on the beach which we normally had to ourselves. The staff were always helpful and responded to any requirements well It is further out of Hikkaduwa than anticipated and really wasn't walking distance to restaurants in the evening as the beach is dark at night. The accommodation is beautiful and well maintained with cool breezes from the sea. However, there are 3 houses shown in the pictures and it is difficult to work out which facilities belong to which house. Our house was really a 2 storey block - 2 bedrooms upstairs 2 downstairs all the same. The terrace was fabulous to sit out at night and socialise as this really doubles as the sitting and dining room. Whilst different from our anticipation it was a lovely setting with breath taking sunsets and we had a lovely time. Thank you to Udith and all of the staff!

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Liked best: The lovely views and sunsets
Liked least: More remote than anticipated
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Q8Tim
Kuwait City, Kuwait
1 review
“Exceptional Location & Accommodation, a family holiday to remember.”
Reviewed 8 October 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We had an exceptional holiday. The Villa and location is beautiful and the accommodation is very comfortable and clean. All the staff were fantastic, so kind, knowledgeable and attentive. We were taken on some amazing trips by one of the Villa drivers, so helpful and always delighted to show us everything about his country. We went snorkeling, whale watching, wildlife safari, river safari, mask factory, tea plantation and visited the wonderful Temples and monuments; so much to see and do, or just relax by the swimming pools and watch the waves rolling on the beach or take a tuk-tuk ride to the nearest town.

We enjoyed the excellent food especially the Sri Lankan dishes (compliments to the Chefs) and the staff attended to our every need. A Birthday party was arranged by the Villa Manager for our son's 16th birthday and was brilliant; with BBQ, bonfire, fireworks, music and special birthday cake; we all had a great night and what a birthday to remember!

We only scratched the surface on our 2-week vacation, what a wonderful family holiday, can't wait to go again and explore more

We have so many wonderful memories and photos of a fantastic family vacation, a wonderful country and beautiful friendly people.

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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KSADEE
Taylors, South Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great location directly on the beach”
Reviewed 29 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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person found this review helpful

Very nice accommodation with an even better staff. The property is perfectly located on the beach and features two pools with its adjacent sister property. Although the food was tasty at the villa, the only thing lacking was other restaurant options within close proximity.

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Liked best: The staff
Liked least: Spotty internet
Travelling group: Friends
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Recommended for:
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Doon, Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 16 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Liked best: everything
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Melbourne
Reviewed 27 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014
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lolaChesh...
cheshire
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Sunset Reef”
Reviewed 10 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014
4
people found this review helpful

We stayed here with our children and grandchildren for 2 weeks in Feb. and had the most fantastic time. The villa was very comfortable and had everything you needed but the setting was wonderful.Our villa overlooked a pristine, quiet beach and every night you went to sleep to the sound of the waves.Truly idyllic. Udith and his staff are unbelievable in the way they take care of you with suggestions of where to go ,what to do and if you happen to mention you like a particular food hey presto it is there.The staff are obviously very fond of children so it is the place to go with babies as it so free and easy. Udith is a great help if you are planning any trips, he sorted us out with a wonderful trip for a few days but believe me it is hard to drag yourself away from Sunset Reef. Thank you once again for a very relaxing holiday, we were so sorry to say goodbye to you all.

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