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44 reviews
Pool area...
pool at night
pool at night
pool at night
lily pond
Lily pond
getting ready for dinner
Beach at the end of the garden
Double rainbow over the house
Walking along a nearby beach - Great for swimming / surfing  / body boarding year round !
Beach at the end of the garden
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5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Dondra, Southern Province
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Listing #HL268924
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Tring, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 31, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Ratnakara is a most special place. The villa is simply perfect, with airy, large, well appointed rooms, balconies, beautiful en suite bathrooms. The staff - including Wasantha, Sarath, Nihal, are incredibly warm and attentive, always ready to help with any queries with a smile. The cooking by the chef Sarath is better than most I have tasted in 5 star...

Management response:

Many thanks for your fantastic review. We were delighted to see you come back for a second time and look forward to seeing you come back and visit us again soon :). Very Best Regards , Ratnakara.


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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 30, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Breathtaking Views....Luxury and Style....Continue to be amazed by this place. Close your eyes, hear the waves crashing upon rocks beneath the 20m+ infinity pool while sipping on a cocktail or relaxing in comfort of your own private space. This is a very special place to unwind, to find inner peace and to feel like you're on a luxury holiday without...

Management response:

Thanks your fantastic review. We are delighted that you enjoyed staying with us so much and we really appreciate the time you have taken to give us such detailed feedback. We look forward to seeing you stay with us again in the very near future. Very Best Regards , Ratnakara.


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Mandy T
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Ratnakara is pretty special! The huge villa is in a perfect secluded location, the food is great and the staff couldn't be more helpful and attentive! The pool area is great and the whole atmosphere is relaxed. Would highly recommend.

Management response:

Hi Mandy, delighted that you and your group had a fantastic time at Ratnakara. We would love to be able to host more 4 day / 3 night mini breaks for travellers from the Middle East who wish to escape the desert for the lush green climate of the deep South of Sri Lanka so we hope that we will...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    4 Fulls
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Dec 14, 2018 -
Jan 5, 2019
Christmas / NY '18 / '19
7 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The property is not a Hotel and as such rooms are not let out separately or on an individual basis. Our letting agreement ensures sole ocupancy and exclusive use of the whole property.
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About the neighborhood
When you are not indulging in rest and relaxation at the villa there is plenty to do and see in the neighbourhood including swimming from unspoilt, uncrowded, palm-fringed sandy beaches, climbing Dondra Head Lighthouse, visiting a blow hole, going whale watching, taking an elephant safari, seeing the largest Buddha in Sri Lanka, visiting Temples, tea plantations and turtle sanctuaries, fishing, cycling, wildlife watching...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Colombo: 99.4 mi
Railway: Matara: 3.1 mi
Ratnakara is a 3 hour drive from Colombo Airport. SriLankan Airlines is the national carrier and has a good network with modern planes flying direct from many major European and Asian cities. There are also plenty of other quality carriers that fly into Colombo including Etihad, Emirates, Qatar and Jet Airways. Let us know your flight arrangements and we can assist you with arranging a minibus to meet you on arrival.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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