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Sri Mathie Villa and Boutique Eco Hotel

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5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Habaraduwa, Galle District, Southern Province
Great eco holiday. Restored 1910 plantation house with five bedrooms. Includes billiard room, games room with board games, library with over 1,000 reference texts and thrillers. WiFi and iPod docking station. Telescope for astronomy enthusiasts. Bicycles for touring local rice paddies and tea plantations. Close to beach (within 10 minutes, just over one kilometer) but inland, avoiding the commercialism and noise often associated with beach stays but close enough to come and go when you choose.

Within easy reach of whale and dolphin watching, tea plantations, and many historic sites. Fruit and spices grown (seasonally) on property.

Excellent guest reviews. Close to all amenities, including Ayurvedic massage, beaches, shopping, markets, day trips for whale watching and safaris, and major sites of interest. Maximum - 4 couples, wi...
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Listing #HL204645
About the Owner
David C
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
Interaction with guests
Met by our cook and house staff upon arrival. House manager will ask about your requirements for meals, and buy fresh every day. No mark-up on food purchased but you will be requested to pay for food in advance for shopping purposes. All receipts will be verified.
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Wonderful location, and excellent food. What a treat for our family. We really enjoy being away from the noise and constant activity on the main highway and beach fronts, yet this property is within easy and quick access to markets, beaches and historic sites. Can't...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank David C
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Our stay at Sri Mathie Villa was beyond our expectations! We were wowed from the time we entered the driveway till we left at the end of our 4 day stay. The caretakers, Suba and Gamini together with their team of helpers saw to our...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank sshankari
Management response:Responded January 10, 2017

You were wonderful guests. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed April 7, 2016

This is a quiet and elegant home. One special feature is an outdoor veranda that wraps the house, a pleasant place to take morning coffee or sit for a drink in the evening. The staff is helpful and caring. The meals are prepared by Suba...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Kathy B
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Pool Table
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
All food items must be kept in the fridge to avoid pesky critters. No smoking in the bedrooms. Strict “no drugs” policy.
    2 Full baths
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Twins
    2 Fulls
    2 Queens
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  • Damage Deposit: $400 / stay - Deposit
  • Food preparation per day: $16 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment by PayPal invoicing by credit card or bank transfer. Full payment due upon booking. Handling fee for PayPal payment of 4.0 percent will be added to invoice. One night's security deposit due in advance. Single rooms available only if the villa has not been booked in its entirety. Maximum 8 adults at any time.
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About the neighborhood
Day trips to the Elephant Orphanage at Uda Wellawalla. Within reach of safaris, leopard watching at Yala. Excellent beaches for swimming, snorkelling, diving and surfing within 10 minutes' drive. Rice paddies and temples within walking distance. Tea plantations and whale watching nearby.
Getting around
By our van and driver, with a/c, by bicycle, and by three-wheeler (tuk tuk)
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: International airport: 80.8 mi
Railway: Galle: 10.6 mi
17 kilometres east of Galle. Three kilometres inland at Habaraduwa. Transportation by car to and from international airport in under three hours. Air transportation domestically from international airport to Kogalla via twin prop airplane. Less than 1.5 hour drive from Colombo on the new Southern Expressway. Domestic airport (Koggala) within 15 minute drive. Flight to international airport takes about 35 minutes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.6 mi.
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