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Village Suite- BedroomVillage Suite - Private Plunge pool
VS Spacious suite + private plunge pool
VS Spacious suite + private plunge pool
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 private baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 private baths
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to feel space, tranquility and nature...

The space

Nestled in the middle of a large lush garden with sprawling trees and picturesque scenery, our villa is only a 15 minutes drive from Galle Town, the most well-known coastal city in Southern Sri Lanka.

Deliberately designed to provide ample space and relaxed privacy for its guests, this is a newly- restored 18th century two-storied building which offers two large suites, each with a private swimming pool and a bath tub.

The suites are surrounded by spacious verandahs opening out onto the terraced garden which gently slopes away from the house. Although hidden away, the ingenious planning of the original 18th century original owner (who's said to be a supplier of material to the Dutch Fortress construction) means that the position of building provides almost a lookout over the surrounding area.

This suite -- Village Suite -- is a two roomed unit with a balcony overlooking the village. Surrounding jungle mountains are visible from the pool and faces west. The bedroom is air conditioned.

The two suites can be booked together or separately. Each suite is completely separated from the other to ensure privacy.

Both suites have been sympathetically restored in keeping with the history of this very old building, but with a modern emphasis on comfort, space and connection to nature. In a continuation of its heritage & is decorated with antique furniture from the Dutch period including large four poster beds.

Time stands still as you enjoy the peaceful comfort and understated luxury of the rooms and the simple pleasures of being close to nature. Alternatively, Galle Town and the famous Dutch Fortress are easily close enough for exploring, shopping and dining. The popular and renowned Unawatuna and Hikkaduwa beach is only 20 minutes away.

(Please note that given its large balconies, staircases, and open swimming pool on the first floor, we regret that it is not able to accept guests with small children for safety reasons.)

The famous "The Lighthouse Hotel" -- a masterpiece by the world renown Architect, Geoffrey Bawa -- and the beautiful beach just 10 minutes away.

Wifi
Meals can be ordered or a cook can be hired by prior arrangement.
Breakfast included in the rates

Guest access

Wireless Internet
Breakfast included in the rates

Interaction with guests

We try to meet and welcome guests personally when they check in. Whenever we have time we love to interact with the guests as we -- our family, myself, my husband Dinesh and our four kids 20, 12, 11 & 5 years old live down stairs. But you will have your privacy as you have a separate entrance to your suite and also you are on the first floor.

Other things to note

We have an open staircase to the suite which gives you a lot of privacy but in rainy weather you need an umbrella!

Amenities
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Pool
Prices
Weekly Discount: 5%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
2 sofas
House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) and other pet(s) live in the house
Cancellations
Availability
2 nights minimum stay

157 Reviews

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Julie & Justin User Profile
December 2016
There's not much I can say that differs from the praising reviews already posted before us. We had a wonderful stay at Dinesh and Sumudu's apartment. They are fabulous hosts who made our stay very enjoyable. We had the pleasure of staying over Xmas and they went out of their way to accommodate us. Highly recommend to anyone looking for somewhere to relax and enjoy a true Sri Lankan experience.

Janice User Profile
August 2016
We had a great stay at Sumudu and Dinesh's beautiful place. Breakfast was delicious, something different each day - thank you Dinesh for introducing us to new Sri Lankan dishes! Bed was the most comfortable we had slept on the whole trip! We really enjoyed waking up to the quiet and serene mornings here.

Sean User Profile
January 2016
Amazing stay in a beautiful home. Sumudu and Dinesh were extremely welcoming and we felt comfortable immediately. Cake and flowers were arranged for my girlfriends birthday on arrival as well as lovely fruit juices! Great gesture. Advice to guests would be to make sure you know the address and location very well and are able to explain this to tuk tuk drivers as it can be quite difficult to find. Location is great though and you are around 20 minutes away from all the desirable spots in the area. Would highly recommend.

Danielle User Profile
August 2015
Sumudu and Dinesh were the most wonderful hosts. So helpful, charming and knowledgeable, they went out of their way to ensure we had a wonderful stay. Which we did - the suite is stunning, an absolute jungle paradise and the breakfasts were delicious, with lots of new and exciting Sri Lankan flavours. The house is a very short drive to the fort and Dinesh was kind enough to call us a tuk tuk whenever we needed one. Their excellent tips on secret surfing spots near Galle were gratefully received. This was easily the best airbnb experience we have ever had, and we would love to go back!

Jung Yee User Profile
November 2017
Our stay with Dinesh and Sumudu was absolutely wonderful. Though their place isn't at the center of town, getting around wasn't a problem at all. Their hospitality was warm and lovely - right from receiving us, feeding us (the Sri Lankan breakfasts were amazing as we get to sample home cooked delicacies) to organising transportation and checking in on us while we were out and about to ensure things were fine. The place is an absolute sanctuary; calm, peaceful and beautiful with utmost privacy. The perfect getaway for those with busy schedules. We loved being here so much so that we burned our bookings in Colombo to extend our stay here with them. Best decision ever! =)

Gaute User Profile
October 2017
The host canceled this reservation 73 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Trista & Jason User Profile
October 2017
We absolutely loved our stay here! Sumudu and Dinesh are amazing hosts! They are so helpful and accommodating, ensuring we were comfortable at all times. The pool was incredible and the place was kept very clean. Highly recommended!

Galle, Sri LankaJoined in March 2013
Sumudu User Profile

I am from Colombo, Sri Lanka now I have made my home in Galle, southern capital I am a Montessori teacher. Loves to work with children and to meet people. When ever time, work and can getaway from my kids love to travel.

Languages: English, 日本語
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