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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:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2011
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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Reviewed August 13, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Petals. The house is beautifully but comfortably decorated with great views over the lovely tropical gardens and rice paddy fields. We were 4 adults and 2 children and we loved the range of outdoor living spaces available at...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank mrowl11
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We actually stayed Christmas 2014 with our 3 year old and 1 year old kids. 2 weeks. It was simply stunning, the grounds were awesome, Upul (houseboy) was insanely helpful, fromnerecting a safety fence on the balcony so youngest could crawl around to daily shopping...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Inspiration541456
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Reviewed February 10, 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,...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank LaurieLogan99
  • 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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