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
Once the number of "Stars" has been selected we cannot change them.
A gorgeous one bed beach villa that is all heart and soul and perfect for the honeymoon. Great location close to Galle.
A lovely traditional family village 4 bedroom house beautifully restored set in tropical gardens about 20 minutes from Galle.
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.
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.
A peaceful haven close to Galle 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?
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 peaceful 3 en suite bedroom ( 2 single sofa beds can be made up in the sitting room) 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!
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.
The Dr’s House is so called because it has a auyurvedic massage spa next door. The villa is a 4 bedroom 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.
This luxurious 5 bedroom house is indeed a place of perfect bliss only a few KM from the historic town of Galle. Staff to cook, clean and serve. Gym; massage room; pool pavilion; beach pavilion; private terrace for each bedroom; formal sitting and dining room. Direct beach access with safe swimming a few yards stroll down the beach. Lovely gardens.
A beautiful 4 bedroom beach villa with infinitiy pool and private beach access located a few km from Galle.
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.