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Apa Villa Thalpe

78 Mile Post Matara Road Mihiripenna, Unawatuna, Galle 80615, Sri Lanka
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is beautiful and very well kept, and the rooms very large and tastefully decorated. The food is absolutely delicious and served to a table right outside of your room, whenever you want it. There is not only Sri Lankan food, but also Singaporean, Malay and Chinese food, in addition to some European fare (their chocolate mousse was incredible!).... More 

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Pewsey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just outside of Galle, is this treasure of a hotel. The staff were so nice and helpful and we spent a wonderful 2 nights there, I would go again but make sure I didn't have room one I only say this because of the shower being with the loo, not ideal. The room itself was large and comfortable and outside... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was absolutely a perfect place to take over , as we did, with a group of friends for a birthday party .The BBQ was amazing under the near full moon .The staff went out of their way to comply with all of our bizarre requests , the rooms are very comfortable , it is true some more than others... More 

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Negombo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful small place with only 8 rooms. There is no restaurant but meals are served directly in the large porch in front of each room. I really liked that and I guess it is perfect when you travel with kids. Food was excellent. The staff is well trained and attentive. During the day they don't disturb you, but if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apa Villa has a very helpful staff, the bangalos are confortable and charming, with a porch in wich you'll have your breakfast and may order a great dinner. Has a nice swimming pool and the beach in front of it is beautiful.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, quiet, relaxed place to stay on the South Coast. Cross between a boutique hotel and villa. There are seven rooms across three pavilions opening out to a very large garden scattered with palm trees and hammocks with a long infinity pool in the centre leading on to the beach. The pool is great to swim in but wouldn't recommend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It looks better in the pictures than actually in reality. The place is correct but nothing outstanding. We much preferred the beach down in Tangalle. Things that we liked about the place: *Uncomplicated with kids. Other families with kids. Very family oriented. *You don't rely on a restaurant where everyone needs to be served. We were able to order the... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Really last minute during our journey through Sri Lanka, we decided to treat us with something we thought would be extraordinary for our last night on the island. It turned our to be paradise - I'd even say one of the most beautiful places I have ever stayed at. When we arrived at Apa Villa, we were esscorted straight into... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in one of the spacious rooms and enjoyed the wonderful service of the staff. The infinity pool is a definite plus since you can't swim in the ocean here due to the reefs. Easy access to unawatuna and galle. Food is good, not to pricy and in return you get to eat it on patio of... More 

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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

My wife and I stayed here last week for three nights. Apa Villa is a beachfront, boutique hotel about a 700 rupee tuk tuk from Galle train station. The hotel has plenty of positives. The staff are unfailingly polite and courteous.Special praise must go to the manager Shamila and waiters Meegama and Kumara P. The food was locally sourced and... More 

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