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Villa Baywatch

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Jungle Beach Road, Buonavista Rumassala, Unawatuna 80600 Sri Lanka
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Villa Baywatch is a luxury villa, located atop the legendary Rumassala Hillock, just an hour away from the city of Colombo. The Villa comprises of 6 air-conditioned luxury rooms (3 Double Rooms and 3 Triple Rooms), each with an attached toilet having both hot and cold water, Wi-Fi, mini fridge and TV. Villa Baywatch offers a spectacular panoramic view of the ancient city of Galle, its famous Harbor, the historic Dutch Fort and the famed Unawatuna Bay, all across the stunning blue waters of the Indian Ocean. A five minute eco-trek along the pathways down the hillock, will lead you to the famous 'Jungle Beach' of Rumassala, offering its rich bio diversity. Those who seek to explore the beautiful turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, will find the Jungle beach on the Rumassala promontory absolutely irresistible. For those who swim or snorkel, there is a wealth of underwater treasures, including a number of coral reefs comprising the best-preserved corals in Sri Lanka, shipwrecks, and a great variety of fish and turtles. Over 60 species of endemic birds have been sighted on the Rumassala Hillock. After long hours of exploring the hidden mysteries of Rumassala, you can expect to relax and unwind at Villa Baywatch, basking in the luxurious modern comforts it offers, coupled with delicious gourmet cuisine, and the famed, genuine warmth of Sri Lankan hospitality. Villa Baywatch merges seamlessly all that matters to create a vacation of luxury, peace and adventure.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Beach
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Free internet
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Mid-range
Romantic
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Villa Baywatch is located in the the perfect setting - on the legendary Rumassala hillock - with a spectacular 180 degree view of the ocean and a constant, soothing breeze. The villa itself has a homely ambiance with great service and food. The ensuite rooms are large, well appointed and very comfortable. A short trek down the hill takes you to the splendid Jungle Beach, perfect for swimming and snorkelling. It's a true hidden gem in Galle. My two night stay was luxurious, peaceful and adventurous. Thank you for your wonderful hospitality, Villa Baywatch.
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Response from VillaBaywatch, Owner at Villa Baywatch
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you madam for your kind words. Such words inspire us to provide a better service to our guests. Thanks again.
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The initial from the Villa is amazing. The staff were amazing and also Foods had an authentic Srilankan taste.The beach is a must travel destination in that area. Will love to go again. Thank You Baywatch
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Response from VillaBaywatch, Owner at Villa Baywatch
Responded Oct 24, 2019
Thank you sir
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I had the opportunity to stay in this beautiful place, fabulous food, friendly owner and excellent staff. Could recommend this for a weekend getaway! Walking distance to a beautiful Jungle beach! Sea view balcony and the swimming pool is so relaxing!
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Response from VillaBaywatch, Owner at Villa Baywatch
Responded Jan 29, 2019
Thank you very much sir for expressing your experience of our villa through a review which will no doubt help us to promote ourselves. Hope that you could visit us again.
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A few friends and I had the opportunity to stay one night at this beautiful place. From the moment we stepped in we were all mesmerised by the views it offered. The rooms all colour coded were comfortably furnished. One room upstairs had the luxury of a spacious balcony overlooking the bay. The highlight of the place is the patio with overhanging creepers with a stunning view of the bay and the Galle city in the distance. A short walk down takes you to the famous Jungle Beach with a sandy coves and shady trees. The staff was extremely courteous and attended to our every need with a smile. We had a super dinner of prawns, calamary and baked fish with roasted potatoes and corn cobs and a typical Sri Lankan breakfast of string hoppers, spicy pol sambol and chicken curry. A quick visit to the sea and then lazed in the pool followed by Lunch which was a super crab curry with rice and accompaniments. One night was too short to stay and have plans to visit again for more. All in all it was a superb break and a welcome de-stress for us all.
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Response from VillaBaywatch, Owner at Villa Baywatch
Responded Jan 16, 2019
Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your detailed review. It is very nice to see our beloved guests leave our villa with a smile of content. Your motivational words encourage and motivate us to perform better. We hope you would have time to visit us again. Thanks again.
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If you want a nice, peaceful resort away from the bustle of Unawatuna beach this is the place for you. This is very close to the Jungle beaches (normal and white beach) which are great for peaceful swims and snorkelling. The walk to Unawatuna beach through the jungle path is 20 mins (part jungle, part inside roads). Tuk tuks charge 500 LKR to get to Unawatuna beach and is a 10 min ride. There are no food options close to the hotel other than Jungle beach Cafe or going to Unawatuna beach. The service and rooms are great, with a serviceable pool. The Sri Lankan breakfast was also delicious. The terrace and restaurant have great views of the Galle bay, or if you are on one of the 2 rooms above you get a balcony with the same view.
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Response from VillaBaywatch, Owner at Villa Baywatch
Responded Jan 8, 2019
Thank you very much sir for your review. We much appreciate it. Happy to know that you had a great time at our villa and hope you may return on a future vacation. We will take care of you.
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PRICE RANGE
$55 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictUnawatuna
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Baywatch
Which popular attractions are close to Villa Baywatch?
Nearby attractions include Japanese Peace Pagoda (0.02 miles), Made In Ceylon (0.7 miles), and Jungle Beach (0.09 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Villa Baywatch?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Villa Baywatch?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Villa Baywatch?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Villa Baywatch?
Conveniently located restaurants include Love Gelato, Wasantha’s Sri Lanka Cuisine, and Sea Waves Restaurant & Cooking Class.
Does Villa Baywatch have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Villa Baywatch offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Villa Baywatch located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Unawatuna.
Are pets allowed at Villa Baywatch?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Villa Baywatch?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (1.8 miles), Galle Fort (1.8 miles), and Meera Mosque (1.5 miles).
Is Villa Baywatch accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.