Approx 3 hrs from Colombo by car or 40 mins by helicopter, Galle is becoming the hub for south coast tourism. It boasts an international cricket pitch; a 300 year old Dutch Fort; beaches to dream about; wrecks to dive on; it lies only 20 mins from the surf capital of Hikkaduwa; has Temples surrounded by lush paddy fields and jungle scenery; a rain forest; shops, spas; restaurants; plays host to the Galle Literary Festival and other planned festivals; and has some of the finest villas and boutique hotels of anywhere in Asia.
The "star" rating is based on previous guests opinion of the facilities; the overall standard of cleanliness; the service; the staff; the location; the management; and overall enjoyment of their stay.
1 Star : Poor
2 Stars : Below expectation
3 Stars : Good
4 Stars : Very Good
5 Stars : Excellent
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A gorgeous one bed beach villa that is all heart and soul and perfect for the honeymoon. Great location close to Galle.
A stunning 3 bedroom home recently built on a hill top overlooking jungle and the Indian Ocean and 10 mins from Galle Fort and tropical palm fringed beaches.
With 3 doubles and 1 small single this lovely old house perched on the side of a steep hill overlooking jungle and paddy offers a tranquil escape for the whole family. Close to palm fringed beaches, as well as the historic town of Galle with its international cricket pitch, but far enough away to afford some wonderful time alone in tropical paradise with monkeys as neighbours.
A lovely traditional family village 4 bedroom house beautifully restored set in tropical gardens about 20 minutes from Galle.
Private and luxurious. Close to Galle this beach villa is outstanding. There is one main bedroom suite and a small twin room for children that shares the master suite bathroom. Perfect for the romantic escape as well as for a small family.
Located a few KM from the historic Galle, Ivory House takes inspiration from the Dutch colonial period combined with a simple, modern contemporary aesthetic – a fusion of East and West. Designed to take maximum advantage of the views over the rice paddies and the cooling breezes off the valley the house has 4 bedroom suites, a large sitting area and indoor / outdoor dining.
A peaceful 3 en suite bedroom property overlooking Koggala Lake about 15 mins from Galle and 5 mins from fabulous beaches. A hidden gem located in a quiet village close to an ancient temple. Lake / sea food could not be fresher!
2 bedroom contemporary beach villa with direct access onto a wide sandy beach with seasonally safe swimming and surfing.
This is a idyllic 2 bedroom family beach escape facing south with a small pool and manicured garden a few km from Galle with private access leading into a wide, long soft sandy beach with the crystal clear warm Indian ocean a few steps away. Enjoy.
A peaceful haven close to Galle with 3 bedrooms in the main house and a further room in the coach house with additional rent, overlooking jungle and rice paddy field perfect for a total recharge and rejuvenation. Yoga pavilion; views to die for; massage table; delicious food; cold beer. Is there anything else?
Olanda Beach is a 5 bedroom villa with large garden and pool located about 9km from the historic town of Galle having direct beach access.
A grand 2 bedroom suite mansion set in 1.5 acre beach side gardens with vast beach frontage. As perfect for weddings as it is for the honeymoon and close enough to Galle to step in..and out..of culture, retail therapy and nightlife.
Mayurana is a haven. ‘Mayur’ is the Sinhala word for peacock and will gives a suggestion of the surrounding tropical gardens; and Ana means a peaceful place for meditation. It has 3 ensuite bedrooms and is perched on a hilltop overlooking a lake and jungle about 30 mins from Galle.
Satin Doll is a stunning 4 bedroom luxury haven located on the beach just a few kilometres outside Galle, with a lovely garden and raised beach side seating offering wonderful sunrise and sunset views. Great staff. AVAIL FROM DEC 29.
A luxury 5 bedroom villa with direct beach access onto soft sand and crystal clear water good for swimming and boogie boarding located a few km outside the historic Fort town of Galle. Watch the video
A beautiful 4 bedroom beach villa with infinitiy pool and private beach access located a few km from Galle.
A stylish 4 bedroom beach house located on THE beach close to the historic Galle Fort. Not suited for small children this is a fabulous villa on a fabulous beach.
If you are looking for luxury tropical living with an exceptional chef supported by professional staff, privately located amidst landscaped tropical gardens atop a hill with stunning west facing views down to the valley floor with rice paddy cultivation…look no further. Lassana Kanda has 5 bedrooms. STILL AVAILABLE FOR CHRISTMAS
A stunning 6 bedroom villa, beautifully run, on a lovely beach a few km from Galle in front of a reef protected lagoon perfect for snorkeling.
A luxurious haven on the beach in the Galle area that raises the standard yet higher. This is a fabulous villa about 20 mins from Galle with stunning views out to sea and although it can accommodate up to 10 it will do just as well for a couple.
Why House is located within a three acre private walled garden of peace and tranquility only a ten minute walk from the beautiful beach of Wijaya and a fifteen minute drive to the world heritage site Galle Fort. Run as a hotel but available for private bookings. There are 8 rooms in total. 3 bedrooms in the main house; 2 in cabanas and a 3 bedroom Garden House.
Mihiri Beach is a contemporary four-bedroom air conditioned beach villa located close to the historic UNESCO town of Galle with direct beach access and a short beach stroll from a reef protected lagoon and surf break. The house comes with chef and staff and is designed for families coming for a fun holiday.