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Ambalama Villa

Dahawella Nr Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ambalama Villa
Ranked #3 of 97 Specialty lodging in Galle
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We booked into Ambalama for 3 nights following a week in the Maldives, our greatest regret is that we should have booked for a longer stay. The Villa is fantastic and the location beyond belief. All the staff went out of their way to make us welcome and provide us with some wonderful memories - and the food - Wow!!... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We were are group of 6 friends that stayed at Ambalama for 5 days. Our plan was to use Ambalama as a base and make day trips in and around Galle. That worked out better than we had imagined. The pictures do not do justice to the villa. What you get in reality is a lot better than what you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We recently stayed at the Ambalama Villa in Galle on a "buddy moon" and it was the perfect place to relax and reset. Beautifully appointed and set right on the beach, we started each day drinking freshly brewed coffee, swimming on the private pool and watching the waves crash. Serene. Calm. Amazing. There is a library of books and board... More

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Ambalama Villa was indeed “pure escapism” for us. As relatively new parents to twin toddlers, we have come to terms with the fact our holiday options are fairly limited. A perfect family holiday for us must now include plenty of sun, sand and plenty of space for the kids to run around and make a ruckus without having to worry... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We took a family holiday over Christmas/New Years to Sri Lanka and stayed for a week at Ambalama. Our jaws dropped just a bit when we first arrived - the website doesn't really do it justice! The living areas are open on several sides looking onto the pool and then the ocean. It was just divine. 2 bedrooms had outdoor... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

How does one improve on perfection? Ask the team at Ambalama - they definitely seem to have the answer! This is my 3rd visit & it only seems to get better. The villa is beautifully maintained & the love and attention given to the property is evident. Staying at Ambalama feels like coming home - the stunning views of the... More

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Address: Dahawella Nr Galle, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$

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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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