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Belper, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Apa Villa was almost our last stop after 3 weeks touring beautiful Sri Lanka. it was just what we needed. lovely rooms opening onto lawn, a gorgeous infinity pool and the sea. Breakfast is served outside your room overlooking the garden, the food is gorgeous too. the beds are exceedingly comfy, with very efficient air-conditioning and mosquito nets. Fabulous end... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a gem. Absolute paradise, from the extra large rooms to the location right on the beach, to the service and the superb food. Just stunning.It was pure relaxation in a super private beach setting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Apa Villa after recommendations from a friend and we were not disappointed. We were shown to our room which opened onto the terrace near the pool. We were told that the table directly in front of our room would be where our meals are served and that if we needed the staff we were to ring the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed three nights at Apa after our travel company moved us from a different hotel. the difference was chalk and cheese... Apa Villa is stunning. 7 individual suites that open out onto the law, swimming pool and ultimately the beach and ocean. The room was very spacious, with a double bed and single bed surrounded by the mosquito nets. Unusually... More 

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Somerset, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We stayed in Cinnamon Suites 1&2 which were very comfortable and had lovely views over the garden and sea from the front. This is a small hotel, and meals are served at a table on your private terrace which was lovely. The food was delicious and the staff very helpful and friendly. The infinity pool is gorgeous and the gardens... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

With just 6 suites in the establishment, one gets sufficient attention and service from their staff. Location is not too far from Galle City roo. Food was excellent! This place comes highly recommended

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Apa Villa has a friendly staff. It also offers a great garden with a beautiful pool. The view on the ocean is great. The villas are perfect. That is also for the breakfast. The only minor thing is that it has a beautiful beach where you can't swim because of the rocks and dangerous currents.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is a delightful, simply stunning location. Only 7 villas sitting privately overlooking a gorgeous deserted beach. The rooms are relaxing, traditional and comfortable. The pool and grounds are stunning but the very best these villas have to offer is the discreet service and the amazing food. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served at your private table on the terrace.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is a property owned by the founder of the APA Insight travel guides, which line the bookshelves in one of the lounges. And you can tell that it's designed and managed with love. The little stretch of beach in front is not the best, but that's made up for by the beautiful lawn with its hammocks, coconut grove and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Beautiful seafront location. Pool area very pretty. Rooms however were pretty basics and did not have the slick design features or comfort of other hotels we stayed in. Even bathroom is pretty basic. Food is good and well priced. Nice place to relax and wind down.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have three distinct stylish bungalows facing the beach front and swimming pool. All rooms except for Cinnamon Suite 2, face the ocean and lovely coconut fringed ground. Cinnamon 1 is linked to Cinnamon 2 garden- facing suite through an adjoining door, ideal for a family with several children or a group of friends. Cinnamon 1, 2 and 3 have exceptional one double bed and one single bed sleeping arrangement under a giant mosquito net. Suitable for a couple with child. Cardamom 4 and 5 are located in the centre a few steps to the lovely pool. Each suite has a separate sitting lounge indoors and outdoors. Saffron 6 and 7 are the most luxurious suites with its own sitting lounge and private verandah. Both suites are separated by a walkway across a fish pond. All bedrooms are air-conditioned and with ceiling fans in all areas. The beach in front is not swimmable but good enough for dips and long strolls along the shoreline. We are about 15 minutes from Galle town and same distance to our sister villa Illuketia inland plantation mansion. Recently refurbished with new cushion covers and in-room coffee or tea service. Our revamped day and dinner menus are prepared by our experienced chefs. Meals are served in the privacy of your own verandah space. Our English-speaking staff will look after guests and their children with warm, friendly service. No one can resist sitting or lounging on the wooden deck and sandy ramps facing the eternal ocean, sunset or rising moon. Just what is needed for a relaxing holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apa Villa Thalpe

Address: 78 Mile Post Matara Road Mihiripenna, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $146 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Apa Villa Thalpe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Apa Villa Thalpe Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
#7 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
#9 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
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