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43 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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English first
Jersey, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

This house is gorgeous with a lovely sized pool area, perfect for relaxing with a cold drink or partying with the sunset. The location is stunning with the sound of the waves washing away your stress. The monkeys are pretty cheeky and it is fun to see them jumping through the trees that surround the house. The staff are excellent...

Management response:

Hi Jo, Many thanks your great review and for staying with us. Hope to see you back with us again soon! Best regards, Ratnakara


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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed September 1, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We stayed at Ratnakara for 14 days - and have just returned to the UK. Having spoke with Ian about the property back in 2012, we had planning this trip for some time - and I must admit for all of us it was amazing. We travelled as 2 families - so 9 of us in total - kids range...

Management response:

Many thanks the for the fantastic review. I know your holiday was a long time in the planning so I am delighted that it was everything that you hoped for and more. Hope the cocktails taste as good in the UK as they did sitting on the decking watching the sun go down! .Best regards, Ratnakara.


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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed August 22, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We stayed at Ratnakara for 10 days in August 2016 and loved every minute of it. The villa is set in a beautiful, secluded location overlooking a small bay at the bottom of the garden. Unspoilt beaches are a short walk or tuk tuk drive away. What really makes Ratnakara unique is the exceptional service from the staff, who struck...

Management response:

Thanks for the most fantastic review Jack! We thouroughly enjoyed having you and your group stay with us and hope you can make it back to see us again some time. Thanks very much for the Youtube clip and for allowing us to post it on our FB page. Very Best Regards, Ratnakara. :)


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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
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 4 nights
Dec 15, 2017 -
Jan 7, 2018
Christmas / NY '17 / '18
7 nights
Dec 14, 2018 -
Jan 5, 2019
Christmas / NY '18 / '19
7 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
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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