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Villa Sunbird

off Hugh Fernando Mawatha, Nainamadama, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012
DNS69 Guildford, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

We enjoyed a relaxed and peaceful weekend at villa sunbird by the beach not far from Negombo town and the Colombo airport. The Villa faces the river (Maha Oya) and has a large garden going down to a quiet beach where one can take a dip a little way from the house. The food was good and wholesome with menus... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

There was absoslutely nothing to do here. A large bare lawn, wooden chairs with no cushions, no swimming pool and the beach was filthy with bottles, broken glass and dog poo

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"Thank you for your feed back and please accept our sincere regrets that you did not enjoy your stay. Our feedback so far has been that most guests have had a positive experience at Villa Sunbird. The villa has been designed for peace and serenity. Its location and infrastructure are conducive for relaxation rather than partying We have done a... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

I had the privilege to visit Villa sunbird in Nainamadu recently with my family. Its a nice, pleasant setting, ideal to relax and take things a bit easy! Beautifully constructed two villas, and excellent hosts and food! Good villas in which to spend a few days near the beach in Sri Lanka. Dijen and family.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

After the long and tiring flight from London via Dubai, we were met by our punctual driver at the airport, whom we had arranged via the guesthouse to pick us up. This was real relief in our slightly dazed state and we happily got into his vehicle eager to start our holiday in this lush tropical island. Within an hour... More 

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Stayed at the Sunbird for 3 days on arriving in Sri Lanka, Taxi ride approximately 45 minutes but it was lashing down with rain when we arrived at 5:00 in the morning. First impressions of the villa were very good but the staff put us in a room at the back of the hotel even though there was only 1... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

We wanted to be near to the airport for our last two nights in Sri Lanka which WAS less than 30mins by car! We wanted to avoid the touristic, run-down, dirty resort of Negombo so we were especially delighted to discover Sunbird Villa. We made the reservation at sunbirdvilla.com. We didn't even need to provide c/card details as confirmation, correspondance... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

I am writing this review to warn other travellers who may be searching for a location close to the airport. You are correct to stay in Negombo, as it is cheaper and a lot closer to the airport than Colombo. Unfortunately, the Villa Sunbird is nowhere near a 20 minutes journey, as stated, unless you take a helicopter. It is... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Situated in an unspoilt, village setting this is the best I've seen in a long time to relax and unwind. Being a little away from the busy touristic /commercial area of Negombo you have the beach to yourself apart from a few villagers and fishermen who add to the experience. Beautiful place, tastefully decorated and very comfortable. Staff are great,... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

My stay at villa sunbird was simple, elegant, indulgent and relaxing. The two structures are well positioned to see the sea from each bedroom. The staff really know how to take care without being intrusive. The food is great, especially the crab curry. The sunsets are magnificent and early, romantic evening walks along the beach are a must. Follow this... More 

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Monaco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Sri Lanka is known for its great service and great beaches. But as a frequent visitor, frankly I was bored with the standard five star hotel and wanted something with a more personal touch. So I booked Villa Sunbird in Nainamadama,north of Negombo (which for those in the know has some great places to eat and magical sunsets) a small... More 

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