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The Petals - tranquil gardens overlooking paddy

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Galle, Galle District, Southern Province
The Petals is a comfortable and tranquil 2 bedroom villa overlooking a lush garden and surrounding paddy fields. The villa is conveniently located 5 minutes from the beaches of Unawatuna and Dalawella and a 15 minute tuk-tuk ride from Galle town. Both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with hot water showers. The bedrooms have four poster king size beds with mosquito nets, posh bedding, are air conditioned or fan-cooled and open up with French windows to the verandah.

There's an amazing hammock spot at the end of the garden with a light breeze from the paddy and shaded all day by the tamarind and mango trees. Also a dining table seating 10 for alfresco breakfast/lunch/dinner next to the pool.

We aim to provide a "home away from home" atmosphere where you feel free to roam as you like but with the added bonus of a couple of...
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About the Owner, Linda J
Languages spoken: Swedish, English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : May 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 47 reviews and 1 property
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JohnPerki...
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We had a short break here out of season and what a wonderful experience it was! This place oozes quality throughout. The setting overlooking a paddy field is perfect. Their gardens are so well looked after with a lovely pool and a variety of areas to chill out and perhaps dine etc. The living areas were stylish with good quaity...

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Many thanks for your kind words and for being such awesome guests!! We hope to welcome you back sometime soon :)

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mcampbell...
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 23 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Immersed in its own beautiful garden, The Petals is a charming, attractive villa, surrounded by a forest of tranquility, the perfect place to unwind and take it easy by the pool while soaking up the superb atmosphere. It is within easy reach of beautiful white sand beaches and all the good things about Galle - its Portuguese, Dutch and British...

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Management response:

So glad to hear you had a fantastic stay and enjoyed all aspects The Petals has to offer. We hope to welcome you all back in the not too distant future. Thanks for your kind words and for being such delightful guests. X

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Jimmy Z
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017
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Our two weeks holiday at "The Petals" was epic. The peaceful secluded location, with a lovey garden and pool surrounded by paddy fields with an abundance of wildlife was second to none and it was only a five minutes tuc tuc ride from the beach. The house staff Upol and Jagah looked after our every need. We ordered our lunch...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
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£197
US$250
£1,101
US$1,400
1 May 2017 -
15 Jul 2017
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£157
US$200
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2 Sep 2017
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£197
US$250
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16 Dec 2017
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About the neighbourhood
The Petals is located in a small village 3 kilometers inland from the bustle of Unawatuna Beach and 8 kilometers from the historic town of Galle.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Colombo: 0.0 km
Railway: Unawatuna: 1.6 km
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 2.4 km.
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