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Overview

Highly recommended not yet reviewed by BSL consultants

Find Sri Lanka's soul in this charming fishing village.  This newly built house offers all the comfort and facillities of a favourite home. The beach is just 5 minutes walk away with an everchanging character.  Take a walk at sunset, choose the day and experience great surfing or just watch the waves roll in. There is safe sea swimming at times- take local advice- but a sizeable pool in your own garden for year round swimming and relaxation.  Lush green lawns surround the house for games and sun bathing, all enclosed by exotic, tropical trees and shrubs.

After a day in the sun exploring the nearby town of Galle or enjoying water sports along the coast, return and unwind in the deliciously cool central courtyard, complete with its own lily pond. Spacious sitting areas furnished with sofas piled with squashy cushions invite you to catch up on your reading.  

Four large and well furnished double bedrooms have air conditioning and delightlfully modern en suite bathrooms.  Three of these are open air to enjoy showering under the stars.

A daily housekeeper keeps everything spick and span and a gardener/nightwatchman lives in his own quarters in the grounds.

 

 Highs
 
 Lows
  • Wonderfully self contained for family group or friends
     
  • Excellent large pool
     
  • Everything shiny and new and very comfortable
  • Beaches 5 mins walk away
     
  • Somewhat off the beaten track, you will need transport to the beach (tuk-tuks can easily be arranged)
     
  • Sea swimming can be dangerous at times
     

 

 

 

 

 

   Child Friendly
   Swimming Pool
   Bird Watching

Rooms

4 double rooms with double beds, four poster style, prettily hung with muslin drapes.  Individually designed, with one bed all dressed in white anotherwith colourful local textiles. 

Showering under the skies in these delightful bathrooms is a joy.  Plants and flowers bring colour and twin washbasins avoid the bathroom queue in the mornings.

There is an additional guest washroom on the ground floor.

Dining

There are two formal dining areas.  One sparkling white room indoors with intricately carved teak chairs.  A second glass and wrought iron table and chairs sits on  a large. Dining is by arrangement so that you have the flexibility to dine in Galle if you wish on the occasional night. 

The  cook  can accommodate Western and Eastern dishes and they will buy all produce fresh from the market each day, you simply have to advise what you fancy and provide a cash float for them.

Things to do & local tips