Snake Farm Visit
This farm is with over 15 varieties of snakes and spiders, will offer its visitors in-depth knowledge on the local, reptilian community. Handling lots of different snakes and watching the handler so nonchalantly dealing with deadly snakes like the cobras and kraits and you will never feel unsafe.
It will be a fantastic experience as you may handle harmless snakes.
Getting to see the largest animal on earth up close and personal is a once in a lifetime, awe-inspiring experience. Seeing whales in their natural habitat is something only a few of us can dream of and just a short distance from the island’s shore the continental drop off provides an abundant feeding sea for many types of whales and dolphin.
Mirissa is the main harbour on the south coast and is easily accessible from many villas in and around Galle.
Sailing and Yacht Charter
Embark on a unique experience on the luxury catamaran with excellent stability and soothing comfort you’ll have a wonderful experience. Families, friends and small groups relax and discover the richness of the ocean in a unique setting.
Half sails, half engine, the catamaran takes you out for a 3 hour fun-filled trip. Bask on a couch and sip a refreshing drink or enjoy an exquisite snack. Dive in the ocean for snorkeling and swimming, get a stand up paddle board and play around or just enjoy the magnificent coastline of Sri Lanka. Golden beaches, waving palm trees, the feeling of freedom and the rhythm of the ocean will be the only things on your mind.
Available from October to April.
Take a guided ride through lush green paddy fields and see electric blue kingfishers, brilliant white egrets, big buffalo, village life, tea plantations, rice paddy fields, temples, smiles, views, spices, fresh fruit, meandering paths, and the true spirit of Sri Lanka. You can choose one of following to enjoy:
- The Paddy Trail – 12km
- The Fort Tour - 15km
- The KK Lunch Ride – 15km
- The Paddy and Lake Ride – 26km
- The Hiyare Hill Climb – 41km
- Bespoke Tours
Masks are used for several purposes in Sri Lanka. As well as featuring in traditional dance, drama and comedies, and in large pageants and processions, they are also used in ceremonies to exorcise demons or cure illnesses.
At this workshop you will see many types of masks and you can select a mask which you like to paint.
Boat Ride On Koggala Lake
Koggala Lake is an unspoilt lagoon area a few km from Galle that is surrounded by mangroves and dotted with small rocky outcrops.
The area is a bird lover’s paradise and the peace and tranquility of being on water at sunset is hard to match.
You may also visit an island where cinnamon is grown to experience how people work with it.
Depending on the time of year and the exact location of your villa it is possible to enjoy a private lesson in the villa or go a short distance to a Yoga Shala.
In the south there are temples everywhere. Some like Yatagala close to Galle are visited daily by local residents. Some like Mulgirigala located in Tangalle and built in rocks are ancient. Others like Purwaramaya located in Kathaluwa have incredible wall paintings. We can provide a list of the temple nearest your villa as well as arrange the transport.
Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the stunning scenery and cut journey times significantly.
There are schedule service as well as charter possibilities.
Galle Fort Walking Tour
A day visit to the famous Galle Fort is a must. The Galle Fort is a visual metaphor for Sri Lankan history. Ancient Sri Lankan culture collides with colonial architecture in ways that can only be described as mystical. It is why this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a favourite among tourists coming to Sri Lanka, today and in days past.
It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers many hours of pleasure, as you roam around the walkways and visit the quaint cafes, restaurants and shops and of course take in the site of the ocean beating against the fortified walls.
The walks come in several themes with several guides at present so you can enjoy guided walking tour with an experienced guide and depending on the availability of a guide.
The tour revealing the secrets and unique spots around Galle Fort, can be taken daily for an hour and a half early morning or late afternoon and are interesting and fun.
Airport Transfers & Tours
We can arrange following luxury vehicles with experienced drivers for your airport transfers as well as travel around Sri Lanka.
- Toyota Axio Hybrid - 2 pax + luggage
- Honda Vezel - 2 pax + luggage
- Toyota Hiace 7 seater - 6 pax + luggage
- Toyota Hiace 14 seater - 9 pax + luggage
- Toyota Coach - 18 pax + luggage
Car seats are available on request.
The Sri Lanka Airforce have opened a 9 holes par 35 built around the runway at the picturesque air force base in Koggala.
The Club offers the growing community of golfers in Sri Lanka as well as tourists a unique opportunity to experience the country and its beauty – truly in style.
The club house building was designed and built by the Directorate of Civil Engineering of the Sri Lanka Air Force.
First discovered by the Portuguese, Sri Lanka produces 90% of the world’s supply of true cinnamon and it remains one of the country’s primary exports.
Cinnamon cultivation is very unique process, also a secretly known operation. It is truly a one of a kind experience that is both interesting and different, but if you are not interesting with knowledge, then may be interest in the cinnamon infused teas, cocktails or biscuits, 4 course lunches might be more appealing.
The ocean is a very serene environment and it is extremely relaxing. It is not only the sand and the sun that make it relaxing; it goes beyond the surf into the deep blue sea.
If you are interested in we can introduce you to certified diving instructors can guide and help you achieve your diving goals and much more.
From the end of October to the end of April you can enjoy perfect diving experiences here in the southern coast of Sri Lanka
Yala National Park
Of all the National Parks in Sri Lanka, Yala National Park gives the best opportunity to witness Sri Lanka’s broad variety of wildlife.
Colorful painted stork in troops are seen perched at the shores of lagoon where the crocodiles too have chosen to doze off. Lovely fan-tailed peacocks in their resplendent blues and greens parade about amidst the woods where monkeys hang, leap and chatter.
In the bush jungle are the Elephants; crossing the tracks and wandering off into the thorny scrub jungle. Star attraction of the park is the leopard.
Udawalawe National Park
Uda Walawe is a popular national park to see wild Elephants, consisting of tightly-knit family groups of up to four generations of related adult and sub-adult females and young.
The park is a mixture of abandoned Teak plantations, grassland, scrub jungle and riverine 'gallery forest' along the Walawe Ganga and Mau Ara.
Not for the very young or old Idle Boats operates guided canoeing on a river close to Galle. It can be fun but avoid the heat of the day and we suggest trips are at their best in early morning or late afternoon.
The trip will consist of an hour or so with a guide and then you are free to paddle around on your own.
Traditional Dancers in Villa
20 minutes of colorful and traditional dancers. Kandyan Dance takes its name from Kandy, the last Royal capital of Sri Lanka and comes in various forms but to compliment a celebration we can arrange for dancers to come to your villa and perform. A performance will consist of:
- Devil Dancers
- Fire Dancers
Tea Plantation Visit
A working tea plantation there is a tour showing White tea harvesting, Green Leaf Plucking, Rubber Tapping followed by tasting and an exit via the shop. This is an interesting and fun half day.