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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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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the marvellous experience of last year,I knew what to expect in terms of the amazing proximity of the sea, the sunset views, the sound of the waves as you fall asleep. The food was excelent in 2014 but has gotten even better I think and the chef is game to execute requests and does so with panache and imagination.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Ambalama for a week for our honeymoon and had the most incredible time! GORGEOUS villa, very relaxed atmosphere, the friendliest staff and most delicious food! We can wait to go back with friends! Perfect location for exploring too (or just relaxing if thats what you want to do!) and the have a fantastic pack with local recommendations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We have just arrived back from a 11 day holiday at Villa Ambalama. I am actually worried about how to do it justice! I have travelled extensively, and with extravagance, and I don't hesitate in saying this was one of the most special times I have ever had. The villa is very thoughtfully planned and incredibly comfortable - wonderful art,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Entering the Ambalama Villa is a memorable architectural promenade. You pass through the house entrance, and cross a bridge over a pond to enter a light, spacious living room open on three sides with the rumbling waves of the ocean beyond and light-filled courtyards to the sides. The immediate impression is of openness, relaxation and comfort. The villa is tastefully... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

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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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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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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