I have taken particular care to give this review a proper title, since I notice doubt has been cast on some previous postings. I do not know the owners of this property personally, nor have I been asked to post a favourable review.
We have just spent three totally relaxing nights at Villa Hundira. The rooms are spacious, with lots of little artistic touches. In fact the whole property is charming, with little nooks and crannies to sip a cup of brewed tea, or read a book. The staff are attentive in a totally unobtrusive way. We ate one lunch and two dinners cooked superbly by the talented Surrane. The outstanding dish was a sweet and sour fish curry. Not a western recipe in sight. As previously posted, this is an ideal place to stay at the start or the end of a tour, because it is within a short drive of the airport. Yes, we did hear the odd revving of an engine from a taking off jet. But unless something drastic has changed, VH is not on the flight path. After all, if you want the convenience of being near the airport, then low key aircraft noise is a small price to pay.
We would thoroughly recommend VH and would without a doubt stay there again. Thank you Indira and Rolf for looking after us so well. And a special mention to charming Ravi.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Villa Hundira is a private and unqiue lagoon side villa nestled in the back roads of the negombo lagoon, located just 20 minutes from the Bandaranayke International Airport. Offering 5 rooms & 1 suite with all modern amenities , the villa is housed with a swimming pool, a restful view of the lagoon from a very spacious and comfortable pavillion & ample room to jsut relax and enjoy the beauty of the much talked about fishing village in Thalahena , Negombo. ... more less