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Villa Sulanga at Talaramba Reef

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Villa -
4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Mirissa, Southern Province
There are two houses on the property of Talaramba Reef, Villa Sulanga and Villa Vatura.
Intended as informal beach houses where you can kick off your shoes and relax, the wide verandas, open living areas and colonnaded courtyards, blur the boundaries between house and garden and heighten your awareness of the natural elements around you. The open design allows cooling breezes to waft through the villas, even in the height of summer, and screens can be dropped to keep the elements out if Mother Nature's mood turns grey.
Each villa has four spacious, air conditioned, double bedrooms, with four poster beds, comfortable mattresses, and en-suite bathrooms. Up to two single beds can be added to each room for children. French windows open onto wide balconies, where you can sit and take in the stunning views across the reef and the Indian O...
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About the Owner, Andrew C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 89 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Dec 2010
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 120 reviews and 5 properties
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Listing #HL192498
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012 for a stay in January 2012
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Our week at Villa Sulanga rates as one of the best family holidays we have ever had. The villa is large and spacious and the rooms are furnished to a high standard (lovely linens) in a clean and fresh style. There is a beautiful waterlily pond at the front of the villa and large pieces of artwork placed all around. We loved waking up with the upstairs balcony doors open and listening to the ocean at the end of the garden. During the day time our children chased peacocks and squirrels in the garden, and at night went hunting for fireflies - magical stuff!

The beach directly out the front of the villa is not really suitable to swimming with children, however we spend many hours exploring the rock pools and enjoying morning and afternoon walks there each day. We spent a few lovely days at Mirissa Beach which is a 20 min walk away down the beach or a 5 minute tuk tuk ride away. It is much less crowded and developed than Unawatuna or others closer to Galle, and features a...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(4)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please treat our home as you would your own
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night
Default 2 nights
£641
US$799
2 Jan 2017 -
30 Apr 2017
High Season
2 nights
£641
US$799
1 May 2017 -
30 Jun 2017
Low Season
2 nights
£400
US$499
1 Jul 2017 -
31 Aug 2017
High Season
2 nights
£480
US$599
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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About the neighbourhood
If total relaxation and fine dining is your goal, then you never have to leave Talaramba Reef, but if you're feeling a little energetic, there's plenty to keep you occupied nearby:<BR><BR>Dining<BR>There are numerous beach cafes for a drink or fresh barbequed fish along Mirissa beach, fabulous rice & curry up at Mirissa Hills cinnamon plantation, and if you want to go further afield, glamorous dining at the Galle Fort Hotel and Amangalla in Galle Fort.<BR><BR>Cycling<BR>We have four bikes at the house for energetic types who fancy a spin through the paddies. Once off the main roads, you are embraced by the charm of rural Sri Lankan life, and two wheels provide the right pace at which to experience it.<BR><BR>Surfing<BR>The s... more
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Colombo: 191.0 km
Railway: Matara: 15.0 km
From Colombo airport you have the option of road, train or seaplane. <BR><BR>We can arrange transfers from Colombo by van or car. The journey on the coast road takes 3-4 hours, but the new expressway to Galle cuts the time in half. <BR><BR>Far less stressful than dealing with Sri Lankan roads is the coast train, which takes about 4 hours from Colombo to Matara, and then 15 minutes by road to Talaramba. <BR><BR>Or for a real adventure take the Airtaxi seaplane which leaves Colombo for Koggala Lake every morning. Sri Lankan Airlines offer a free transfer from the airport to the Buddhist monastery on the river, which acts as the seaplane terminal/dock. We'll pick you up in Koggala for the 25 minute drive to Talaramba.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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