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Ambalama Villa

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Dahawella Nr Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka
Ambalama Villa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set just off the beach Ambalama Villa is a cleverly designed home which blurs the lines between indoor and outdoor living. From the beautiful furniture to the stunning pool and the private outdoor showers, the whole place has been designed with luxury and style in mind. Whilst staying here, we were fortunate enough to see a giant turtle on the... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We had an amazing stay at Ambalama Villa. The head chef Roshan was great at preparing all our meals with the freshest seafood and produce. Gayan and the rest of the staffs were simply amazing with the service. The villa have a nice modern tropical setting which is perfect for the location. The pool overlooks the sea and there's dining... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had an unforgettable week staying at Ambalama with our four children. The location is perfect with a stunning view of the beach, a great beach bar and lagoon a 5 minute walk away, a rope swing on the beach and great shopping and sightseeing in Galle a 10 minute tuk tuk ride away. The Villa is beautifully decorated and... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had an incredible experience staying at Ambalama! We were two families traveling together (kids ages 8-14 yrs) starting first in India. The end of our holiday was in Sri Lanka and I feel so fortunate to have come across this villa when I was researching. It was not only a beautiful setting but a wonderful, open house. The staff... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

What a fantastic experience! Having made a fairly long and tiring journey to the villa my wife and I were greeted with big smiles, cool towels and a refreshing drink....and then the views! The location, hospitality and whole experience (4 days stay) were fantastic. Nothing seemed too much trouble for the team there.The food was superb - we even accompanied... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Great villa, suitable for a large family or group of friends - staff were excellent, counting the days until next trip for Chef Roshan's prawn curries and fish burritos. Good location for visiting nearby Unawatuna and Galle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The wow factor as you walk into the living room and face the sea, hear the waves is unforgettable. A great pool and garden to relax in,and enjoyed some splendid meals. The cook has natural skills and is able to offer a local and international range of food. So convenient to be able to dine at this 5 star level... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Totally enjoyed being spoiled rotten at this fantastic beach villa last week, which, for me, fulfills all criteria for a wonderful holiday destination: - spaceous and tastefully decorated accommodation on a virtually deserted beach; Huge Bali-style outdoor ensuite bathrooms - 'Club-level' service by friendly and attentive staff. Small example: I was impressed when staff discretely turned the comfortable sunning-chairs toward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This beautiful beach-front villa in the Galle area really wowed my group for our first ever trip to Sri Lanka. Kudos to Chris and team for accommodating both staggered arrival times at the airport and a late booking all without any issues. The villa itself is on a rather secluded stretch of beach that makes it feel like your own... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

We've just returned from a week at this beautiful villa. The location is perfect, with a beautiful swimming bay just along the beach and only 15 mins in a tuk tuk from the gorgeous colonial Galle. The villa had four bedrooms, all on suite and all with aircon, not to mention the most spectacular sea views. The staff are led... More 

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