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stone well garden villa

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3 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Hikkaduwa, Galle District, Southern Province
Beautiful secluded property set in a verdant lush tropical garden. Wake up to birdsong. Infinity Pool with a fabulous view over the rice paddies of Hikkaduwa. What more could you want? This is as close to Paradise as you can get. This is the place to relax and be pampered.

Privacy guaranteed as the villa is set within large grounds of 1.5 acres .

Villa comes fully staffed with a cook, houseboy, gardeners and night watchman. The cook can produce delicious Sri Lankan meals and has a small repertoire of western meals. A seafood barbeque poolside is one of the highlights of your stay at Gallindawatta (Sri Lankan name meaning stone well garden).

The villa is well appointed and tastefully decorated with art works of local artists on display. All three bedrooms have their own ensuites and have air-conditioning as well as ceiling fans...
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Listing #HL619040
About the Owner
Tam d
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2012
Interaction with guests
Tam lives in Australia but is available via sms/whatsapp/phone. She has local managers who are available 24/7 to assist you. The villa is fully staffed with a Housekeeper, Chef and gardener. You will be greeted by the staff on arrival.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic week here at the start of our holiday in sri lanka. The setting is simpy beautiful. The service of the on hand staff was fantastic alao, they xouls not do enough for us. I would highly recomend this place. So much...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Celtic74
Tam987, VR Owner at stone well garden villa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review Graham. So glad you and your friends enjoyed the villa. I will pass on your kind words to Osmon and Kasun. Best wishes, Tam

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We loved the 6 days spent here . A true paradise . We travelled as a pary of 6 and were fully looked after . Osmond and Kasun are fabulous , they are so helpful and we were sad to leave , Lucky the puppy...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Wilsons2310
Management response:Responded August 16, 2018

Thank you Suganthy and family for your lovely review. I will pass on your thanks to my wonderful team - Osmon and Kasun. Look forward to hosting you again sometime in the future. Best wishes, Tam

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Reviewed July 20, 2018

We started our three week holiday in Villa Gallinda Whatta. Whatta place! Turning off the main road through little overgrown roads and ending up in this little paradise. We stayed three days but would happily have extended our stay but for a strict traveling schedule....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Dirk K
Management response:Responded July 21, 2018

Thank you Dirk for the lovely review. Glad you liked the villa. Will pass on your positive comments to Osmon and Kasun. Would love to welcome you and your family sometime in the future. Best wishes, Tam, Osmon and Kasun

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Smoking is permitted only outside the house. The swimming pool has no safety fencing and is a long way (300 meters+) from the villa. There is also a large pond and a well in the...
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Queens
    1 King
    1 Crib
    1 Twin
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
All prices are for exclusive use of villa. You won't be sharing it with anyone. Use of in-house chef included in the rates for villa. Please note: 10% service charge will be added to the bill and to be paid locally for tips to staff.
Please email owner if you want a longer stay or would like to self cater. We have special rates for rentals for 2 weeks or more.
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About the neighborhood
The villa is situated in a quiet secluded area with rice paddies and a village atmosphere. Just a km away are the beaches and bars and restaurants as well as supermarket and other amenities. The TV series Good Karma Hospital was filmed in Thiranagama beach which is the beach closest to the villa.
Getting around
From the airport, you would need a taxi or we can arrange pickup/dropoff. The airport is about 2 1/2 hours away. From Colombo or other major cities, you can take either a bus or train.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bandaranaike International Airport: 87.0 mi
Railway: Hikkaduwa train station: 2.5 mi
The villa is about 2-3 kms from Hikkaduwa Railway station. Hikkaduwa is roughly 100 kms from Colombo and about 120 kms from the International Airport. We can arrange airport pickup/drop offs or pickups from other locations if requested. It's roughly 60 pounds or about 80 US$ from the airport and includes the two tolls.

The villa is in a quiet secluded lane. I will send a map once the booking is confirmed.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.6 mi.
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