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Vinod Gordon

Founder and Manager

Vinod Gordon founded Paragon Holidays back in 1999 in the hill country of Kandy. While travelling and fine tuning his skills in the real estate and travel and tourism industry, in 2008 he started promoting Villa Rentals in Sri Lanka. In 2011 he launched a new dedicated website for Villa Rentals. Five years have passed since then and he is happy to continue showing his beautiful pearl island to repeated and new clients who want to tour in Sri Lanka or rent a Villa.

sabrina espeleta


Web Development and SEO

Sabrina has a strong desire and passion on supporting local communities with tourism and wants to make a difference. Sabrina worked in the non profit sector and as a Tourism Consultant. She is particularly passionate about Culinary Experiences and Sustainable Tourism. Currently, she is taking care of all the technical aspects of the platform, including adding new properties, SEO, Digital Marketing and Web Development.


About Us

Our History

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Established in 1999, Paragon Holidays & Villa in Sri Lanka is the leading Luxury and villa tour operator in Sri Lanka.

Our services include Villas to buy, rent and concierge services. We pride ourselves as locals on the ground to offer you handpicked, quality villas accommodation, at an affordable price.

Our dedicated and specialised team is here to offer you the service you expect from a company which is arranging your all-important Luxury villa holidays in Sri Lanka.

logo villa in sri lankaIn the year 2008, we started our Villa Rentals service and in the process, we set up Villa in Sri Lanka as our official website for those interested to rent holiday villas and private holiday homes in Sri Lanka, both short term and long term.

Since 2018, we operate with our company Paragon Digital Tourism Pvt. Ltd., extending our services also to consultancies and Digital Marketing for the tourism sector: properties, Villas, holiday lettings and travel experiences in Sri Lanka and abroad. Villa in Sri Lanka and Paragon Holidays are all brands operated under our Sri Lanka-based company.

Our Collection of villas to rent in Sri Lanka are beautiful handpicked villas in inspiring locations with, car hire and expert local support. We guide you to the ideal villa and organise everything down to the last detail, ensuring your peace of mind and another very special villa holiday in Sri Lanka.

Hand-picked Properties

Renting a villa in Sri Lanka can be somewhat different from rentals elsewhere: for this reason you need a ground expertise advice, with a taste who understand what the discerning traveller is looking for. Even though we are nearing 100 villas in Sri Lanka on our website, we are still committed to hand-picking each villa, verifying each one, to ensure we are offering the best in every destination. We only select those that are of the standard we expect. You may see that our collection may not have the same Villa that you saw last year: this maybe it had fallen out of the standard we expect it to be or has not received good reviews.

Our collection of villas continues to be hand-picked for their style, comfort, individuality and diversity. They are chosen to give the guest a sense of holiday expectation fulfillment. Be it an exceptional view, an unusual history, a fabulous garden or a breathtaking infinity pool, with many villas exclusively available through us.  Usually they include a full staff service, in-house chef or cook (please see the individual villa page for details services for each villa as these differ). The majority offers housekeeping services during the stay. WiFi and air conditioning are also available in most of our villas but please check our website for confirmation.

Something for everyone

What could be more exciting than choosing where to go on holiday? We are proud to bring about 100 Good Quality Luxury Beach Villas, Beach houses, Galle Fort and other Inland properties for your holidays in Sri Lanka, from the southern coast of Sri Lanka to the interior of the country, for both summer and winter holidays, and with every type of villa imaginable. Whether you are looking for a traditional simple laid back beach house, a top-notch villa with lots of activities on your doorstep, or something extra special from our Villa collection, we can arrange the ideal Villa holiday for you.

We are here to help

Our personal service is something we take immense pride in. Browse our website to find our great range of luxury villas, beach houses and Galle Fort villas. If you need more help and little tips, just email or call us for travel advise. We will be happy to discuss your requirements and assist you pick your ideal villa holiday on Sri Lanka. If you need welcome services and Transfers from the Airport in Sri Lanka, we are happy to send our host to welcome you.

All the help you need in a Villa in Sri Lanka

With friendly and dedicated Villa staff and teams in all of our properties, discreet assistance is just a phone call away. Our team will take no time in putting up an itinerary for a trip around Sri Lanka from your villa: Paragon Holidays has been in operation since 1999, and we are experts with all changes that are taking place. From hotels to sites, we have our services ready from all parts of the country: from a simple transfer from Galle to pick a driver to drive you around Sri Lanka; from highly-qualified English-speaking Tour guides to drivers, or from getting the best hotel rate from Paragon Holidays, we are able to offer you affordable choices when visiting Sri lanka. Our team lives locally and can offer invaluable insider knowledge on your destination and pass on great tips on places to see or visit during your holiday.

Great Prices, Discounts and Special offers.

At Paragon Holidays & Villas, we pride ourselves on offering superb villas at great prices. Villa in Sri Lanka has always the same standard price from any agents. However, owners do offer the surprises, here and there: so get in touch, you can be only 4 people, but who knows, you might end up in a luxury villa worth more than your budget or book a transfer from airport, where our host will greet you with something special (see on each property page). Contact us and see maybe you can get lucky. As the leading Tour and villa holiday specialist in Sri Lanka, we are able to offer highly-competitive deals on our villas, accommodation, tours, car-hire and a range of other extras. Whatever holiday you choose, we are committed to offering you great value for money.

Our services

If you are one of those travellers looking for such special places to build or buy Villa/Villas in Sri Lanka, either on the beach or a tea country bungalow in Sri Lanka, then do not look any further. We are most happy to offer you services, finding the most suitable place for the best market value, speaking the local language and discerning exactly what an investor’s taste sets us apart from other agents.

Sales & Investments

Most of the Villas shown on this website, do go out for sale, owners change, for various reasons, looking for a new destination or simply want to go back home. We are one of the first to be alerted on this news, when a Villa is on for sale. We can direct you to various properties that fit your requirements, from Galle fort Villas to excellent beach villas. We are available for any real estate questions you may have: let us know how we can assist you. By doing this we believe our service is more similar to a search agent than a usual real estate agent. We do not list Inland properties, villas or beach lands in Sri lanka for sale on this website for various reasons.  If you are interested please get in touch with us. We look forward to welcoming you.

Villa Rentals

As previously mentioned, securing rentals was our raison d’être and it remains a core service to this day. We market villas for rent via this website and various media as well as social networking site such as Facebook, Linkedin and TwitterBeing based in Sri Lanka, we are able to personally introduce our guests to the villa and the staff, as well as be on hand in the unlikely event of an emergency.

We now offer a large collection of villas. Some have direct beach access; some overlook paddy fields; some are great for kids and others for weddings; all have cooks but some have chefs; all are luxurious and offer something a little special. Our job is to match you to the right one and we take pleasure in our ability to achieve this.

Hi Vinod and Sabrina, Now that we are home I just want to repeat again how great our week in Ahangama was .The beach was absolutely perfect, the villa was lovely and just right for our family, and the staff were wonderful. Transport to and from the airport was seamless. Thank you for all your help! Very best wishes, Tracy.
Tracy, from the USA Booked Villa 88 in April 2018
“Hi Vinod, Had a wonderful time at Saffron. Thank you again for your help and friendly approach, without you it would not have happened. When we come to SL again I am sure we will contact you and we will certainly recommend you to our friends (...)”
Mark, from the UK Booked a Villa in Tangalle, March 2015
“Thank you for putting together one of the best holidays we have ever had. Sri Lanka is a beautiful country with so much to offer, however without your carefully created itinerary we would have never been able to see and do so much. The pace was perfect - honestly if we were lifetime friends it could not have been better planned to suit our taste - it was exactly what we wanted and needed. (...) Overall, it was all amazing. We all wish we could have stayed longer...we are in love with the country, the people, the culture, the food, the art...thank you for making this happen”
Selma, from Egypt travelled with a group of friends in 2013

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