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“Amazing, beautiful Sri Lanka, luxurious...”
The villa was built in 1901 and has been renovated to a very high standard
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The villa was built in 1901 and has been renovated to a very high standard
Cool off in the inviting private pool The beach and Indian Ocean are a few metres from the villa's front gate
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The villa was built in 1901 and has been renovated to a very high standard
Cool off in the inviting private pool
The beach and Indian Ocean are a few metres from the villa's front gate
The colonnaded reflecting pool is a traditional feature of colonial houses
The house is furnished with period furniture in keeping with its history
Original features have been retained and restored
The spacious sitting room opens onto the rear veranda
View from the front door
The house staff can prepare delicious Sri Lankan or Western meals, charged at market price
Guests are free to use the separate kitchen, or have the house staff prepare meals for them
The dining room seats 10 comfortably
English or Sri Lankan breakfast is included in the price
Enjoy typical Sri Lankan dishes, cooked for you by the house staff
Every bedroom has an en suite – three with shower, two with shower and separate bath
Free wifi is available for those who wish to stay connected!
There are several comfortable seating areas to the front and back of the house
The house is gated, with a walled garden to the front and back
For short trips, the house tuk-tuk is available – staff will be happy to drive you
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5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Ambalangoda, Galle District, Southern Province

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lyn g
Ruthin, United Kingdom
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“Amazing, beautiful Sri Lanka, luxurious, beautiful villa, wonderful friendly staff!”
Reviewed 5 October 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Firstly this villa is beautiful, very tastefully furnished and luxuriously comfortable. Kingsley and the boys looked after our every need and couldn't have been more gracious and helpful. The food was to die for! Both traditional Sri Lankan or more western if required, it was absolutely top notch. The lovely pool provided a welcome respite from the heat and the fantastic beach was literally yards from the front gate, complete with nearby turtle sanctuary. A word of warning though - the sea can be very rough with a strong undertow.
The local town is totally authentic and non-touristy and was a fascinating introduction to real-life Sri Lanka - a big culture shock at first but in a good way! We went down to the harbour and chatted to the fishermen, browsed in the fish market, dodged between the tuk-tuks - a feast for the senses.
A little further away are the slightly more touristy beach resorts and the beautiful town of Galle, all well worth exploring, with great food and drink.
We took a few days away to see more of the island, arranged with the help and guidance of our hosts, which was very worthwhile, too much to go into her - amazing temples, wildlife, tea plantations and spectacular scenery. A must is a visit to the Tsunami Museum and memorials - very humbling.
I could go on and on... this villa is perfect whether you want to use it as a base for exploring the wider island or simply as a luxurious retreat, we absolutely loved it there.

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