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The Petals - tranquil gardens overlooking paddy

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Unawatuna, Galle District, Southern Province
The Petals is a comfortable and tranquil 2 bedroom villa overlooking a lush garden and surrounding paddy fields. The villa is conveniently located 5 minutes from the beaches of Unawatuna and Dalawella and a 15 minute tuk-tuk ride from Galle town. Both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with hot water showers. The bedrooms have four poster king size beds with mosquito nets, posh bedding, are air conditioned or fan-cooled and open up with French windows to the veranda. Sitting and dining areas are found on the open air veranda.

There's an amazing hammock spot at the end of the garden with a light breeze from the paddy and shaded all day by the tamarind and mango trees. Also a dining table seating 10 for alfresco breakfast/lunch/dinner next to the pool.

We aim to provide a 'home away from home' atmosphere where you feel free t...
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Listing #FKN3799485
About the Owner
Linda J
Languages spoken:Swedish, English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Interaction with guests
Interactions will be as you wish. There are two full time staff who will look after you in a discrete way. They are able to assist you with booking onward transport, day trips, recommendations and anything else that might pop up. I am available on phone, text or email for anything really. Should you wish complete privacy that is of course ok too and can be arranged.
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Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 for a stay in January 2018

Amazing! Our time at The Petals made us fall in love with Sri Lanka. The bedroom and bathroom were comfy, clean and stylishly decorated. The outdoor living space was perfect and the yard and pool were a tropical dream. Hammocks, swings, rice fields, tropical birds, glow bugs and the scent of frangipani flowers make this place an absolute paradise. The...

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed January 10, 2018 for a stay in November 2017

The Petals YES If you fancy chilling out in 'your own home' in quiet countryside, 10mins from the beach & 15mins from busy, beautiful Galle. Garden is lush, big, divine with fruit trees galore, papaya, avocado, king coconut... seems to be on constant supply. Upul's food heaven (fresh from the market every day) or you can cook yourself. Garden overlooks...

darren r
Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2017 for a stay in November 2017

I loved Petals as it was a well cared for, tranquil piece of paradise situated ‘ in paradise!’ The house staff are very caring and look after all your needs. The pool was perfect with a gorgeous outlook. Loved the outdoor space but would have appreciated an indoors area during the wet period...however it’s not worth complaining about....as the house...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 1:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    2 Kings
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About the neighborhood
The Petals is located in a small village 3 kilometers inland from the bustle of Unawatuna Beach and 8 kilometers from the historic town of Galle.
Getting around
The easiest way of getting around is by tuk-tuk. It's 5 minutes to the beach and 15 to Galle Fort. The house staff will call you one when you're at the hosue. We have a few trusted drivers that are available 24/7 and who offere a 'book by sms' service so they can come to collect you where ever you may be.
We can also help you book vans for further afield excursions as well as motorbike, moped and bicyle hire.
The nearest train station is Unawatuna.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Colombo : 93.2 mi
Railway: Unawatuna : 1.0 mi
The easiest way of getting to the house from the airport is by a pre-booked van. Send me your flight details and I'll book you one. It'a about a two hour drive.
If you're coming by train go to Galle or Unawatuna and then a tuk-tuk from there.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 1.5 mi.
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