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Villa 54 near Hikkaduwa Beach | 3 bedrooms

Entire home, Whole Villa
Family Villas, Inland Villas (Beaches in 10 minutes), Surf Villas
|3 Bedrooms|

Villa Description

Lake Villa with pool by the river, 10-12 minutes tuk tuk ride away from Hikkaduwa beach & surf breaks, 05 mins from Villa 53 & Galle is 25 mins drive away.

The The River House Villa #53 in Sri Lank can accommodate 6+2 guests in 3 bedrooms. Facilities: Air conditioned bedrooms, Family rooms Private Outdoor swimming pool, Flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, Safety deposit box, BBQ facilities, Terrace.

Available on B&B basis, with in-house Chef/Cook & Staff Service. Price for Winter 2023/24.

  • Price: POA (Price on Application- From USD 450++ to USD 900++ per night. Rates change seasonally; to have an accurate price, please make a request. Prices are also available in British Pounds (£ – GBP ) & (€), subject to exchange rates| Contact us for availability.
  • Minimum nights: High/Peak (Xmas & NY) and 20 Dec – 05 Jan: 7 Nights. 05 Jan – 30 Apr: 4 Nights. 01 May – 19 Dec: 3 nights.
  • Christmas/New year Bookings: Only 7 or 14 nights will be accepted during the peak season
  • Children and Teenagers should always be under the super-vision of adult parent/Guardian (especially near the River, Pool and beach)

Deep in the South of Sri Lanka, in a quiet little village named Dodanduwa (25 minutes drive from Galle town), where life is still steeped in culture and tradition, there lies a charming little private lake/River villa in Hikkaduwa, ready to welcome visitors for short vacation rentals. Although its in tranquil setting, its not far from the busy vibrant beaches of Hikkaduwa, Ideal for those seeking to be close to the surf spots on a budget and yet away from the noisy and partying Hikkaduwa beach setting. Restaurants and Bars to is a short tuk tuk ride away. For those groups exceeding 8 sleeps and below 12-14 sleeps can combine Beach Villa 53 which sleeps up to 6 guests (5 mins tuk tuk ride) and rent them together.

What’s on this Vacation rental near Hikkaduwa beach in Sri Lanka?

Originally a coconut plantation house that dates back to over 130 years, the bungalow belonged to the Perera family who were founding landowners in the area. Once bought over by its current owners, the Anverally family, the garden was landscaped by Sri Lanka’s most famous landscape artist Laki Senanayake while the house itself has been renovated by Amila De Mel who trained under renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa. The rustic charm of the interior of the house offers a cosy, comfortable stay for visitors.

THE BEDROOMS

03 Ensuite bedrooms in this Hikkaduwa villa can accommodate 8 guests

The Bungalow consists of 3 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, living and dining areas, a patio and a Private swimming pool. Two bedrooms are doubles and one is a family room. The Family Room has 3 beds and sleeps up to 4 guests. The interior-designed bedrooms are airy, comfortable and fully equipped with modern amenities such as air conditioning, cable TV and wi-fi. The rustic bathrooms are equipped with hot water showers and baths. 

  • The interior-designed bedrooms are airy, comfortable and fully equipped with modern amnesties such as air conditioning and wi-fi.
  • The bathrooms are well equipped with all modern facilities

MEAL SERVICES & STAFFING

  • Meals: Breakfast included.
  • House Keeping/Maid service: Included
  • Cook/Chef service: Included
  • Villa Manager/Host: Included

Villa Staff: Couple take of the property who acts as house keeper and cook,

  • The villa’s skilled private chef/Cook will happily prepare a range of delicious meals from a suggested menu, as well as discuss special requests and dietary requirements (you pay only for ingredients & transport for shopping).
  • Your rooms will be made up by the housekeeper/maid, who will also make sure your needs are attended to so that you can relax and enjoy the perfect getaway.

Security: Host in charge

ADDITIONAL SERVICES (SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY AND EXTRA CHARGES)

When you book the villa (with Staff and Chef Service included), we as Sri Lankan local operators – with our concierge team with local insight – will immensely contribute to helping you make the most of your holiday. We are happy to book your extras such as airport transfers from Colombo airport to the villa or arrange childcare. Please contact us for availability.

  • Massage/beauty therapist on request
  • Private Yoga sessions on request
  • Laundry service
  • Baby Sitting/Nannies – baby cot, high chair
  • Airport transfers from Colombo airport

THE FOOD

A charming, local couple from the area act as housekeepers and cooks and provide delicious meals prepared to guests’ preferences. Breakfast will be provided in the mornings and guests can decided what they would like for lunch and dinner and inform the couple. While the popular choice of food is Sri Lankan, The cooks will be glad to accommodate any specific tastes when possible. Please note Hikkaduwa  offers plenty of restaurants for dining out, from budget to high-end cuisine and Galle fort and Unawatuna Beach are just 30 mins if you wish to explore more beach restaurants, bars and night clubs.

Guests can discuss their menu preferences directly with the chef/cook. Read more about the Villa meals policy in Sri Lanka. .

FACILITIES

Features/Amenities shown are not always free and may have additional costs – Some service types may not be available for your selected dates. Please check at the time of booking for Amenities included on the service option you have selected

  • The elegantly laid dining area designed for family gatherings and enjoyable mealtimes can seat up to 8 guests.
  • The Private pool, which is in the back garden of the bungalow, has been built strategically a few feet from the patio in close proximity to the lake offering breathtaking vistas of the natural surroundings.
  • The patio at the back of the bungalow looks out over the tranquil waters of Ratgama lake. The perfect spot for enjoying a beautiful sunrise and an exquisite sunset, the patio is ideal for a quiet evening with good company and a bottle of wine.
  • Cook and house staff included

THE BEACH & LOCATION

The lake is dotted by many islands that can be visited by a short boat ride. Recommended is a visit to the famous temple located on an island downriver. A variety of birdlife can be seen in the gardens of the bungalow. Even peacocks enter the gardens from time to time. Small mammals such as rabbits, water monitors and squirrels can be seen around the bungalow.

The pool which is in the back garden of the bungalow has been built strategically a few feet from the patio in close proximity to the lake offering breathtaking vistas of the natural surroundings.

CLOSEST BEACH: Hikkaduwa Beach (5 minutes tuk tuk drive)
CLOSEST SURFING BEACH: Hikkaduwa Beach (5 minutes tuk tuk drive)
CLOSEST SEASONALLY SAFE SWIMMABLE BEACH: Hikkaduwa Beach (5 minutes tuk tuk drive)

ACTIVITIES NEARBY

  • Relaxing boat rides on the lake, fishing and even canoeing could be arranged upon request. Or you could just sit on the patio and watch the fishing and tourist boats go by. While the bungalow is private and cannot be accessed by outsiders, the charming view and setting from the lake has made it somewhat of a tourist attraction.
  • GALLE FORT: The village of Dodanduwa is situated just 15 minutes from the historic southern town of Galle, which is the fourth largest city in Sri Lanka. Once the main ‘port of call’ on the island, Galle reached the height of its development during Dutch rule in the 18th century. The historic Galle Fort is a world heritage site and testament to European architecture as it was built by the Portuguese in the 16th century and then fortified by the Dutch when they took over in the 17th Century. Museums, cathedrals and exquisite architecture await visitors in the city of Galle.
  • HIKKADUWA BEACHES: A three minute drive will take visitors to the town of Hikkaduwa, which is a bustling, seaside town where fun and entertainment happens around the clock. The beautiful, golden stretch of beach at Hikkaduwa is dotted with hotels, motels, restaurants, bars and night clubs so you could choose your mode of relaxation to unwind. Other attractions include swimming, snorkelling, boat rides and shopping for souvenirs at the quaint little shops along the stretch

PRICES & AVAILABILITY- Winter 2023/24

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 Guests:

RATES AND INCLUSIONS

Available on B&B basis, with in-house Chef/Cook & Staff Service. Price for Winter 2023/24.

  • Price: POA (Price on Application- From USD 450++ to USD 900++ per night. Rates change seasonally; to have an accurate price, please make a request. Prices are also available in British Pounds (£ – GBP ) & (€), subject to exchange rates| Contact us for availability.
  • Minimum nights: High/Peak (Xmas & NY) and 20 Dec – 05 Jan: 7 Nights. 05 Jan – 30 Apr: 4 Nights. 01 May – 19 Dec: 3 nights.
  • Christmas/New year Bookings: Only 7 or 14 nights will be accepted during the peak season
  • Children and Teenagers should always be under the super-vision of adult parent/Guardian (especially near the River, Pool and beach)

PRICING & SERVICE OPTIONS – Features/Amenities shown are not always free and may have additional costs – Some service types may not be available for your selected dates. Please check at the time of booking for Amenities included on the service option you have selected.

Service charges (If a Chef/Cook is included, then this too) and All Taxes included. The service charge will be added to other services at the villas.  Please send us an email to check rates over Christmas and New Year, or Chinese New Year and Easter.

  • Rates are on a Villa only basis (Chef and Staff service included, however meals and drinks will be charged on top).
  • Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve Supplements: will be added during the peak seasons.

Prices may change based on the time of your booking, arrival date, and length of stay. Whilst every effort is made to keep rates current, they are subject to change from time to time. If there is a rate change you will be informed before a booking is confirmed. Confirmed booking rates will not change.

Security deposit: Upon arrival at the villa you may be required to pay a security deposit. The security deposit, if applicable, will be returned to you prior to departure or as agreed less any extra charges or costs for accidental damage to the property.

Check-in/out

  • Usual Check-in after 2.30 pm and Check out – Before 10.30 am
  • Late check-outs up to 6.00 pm may incur a half-day charge, after 6.00 pm a full day may be charged.
  • Every effort will be made to accommodate other check-in/out times but this will depend on availability.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

We strongly advise that every client take out suitable holiday insurance for the duration of their stay, including cancellation insurance to limit your cancellation risk.

  • Children and Teenagers should always be under the super-vision of adult parent/Guardian (especially near the Pool and beach)
  • For all other Booking conditions please read our rental Terms and Conditions.

REVIEWS

“A piece of paradise on earth!” – Date of stay: February 2022

“As we made our way to the House through the narrow twisting lanes, nothing prepared us for what lay ahead….. The house took our breath away! Tastefully done and postcard perfect. We’ve made memories to last a lifetime! The staff was amazing and the food and hospitality was outstanding.”

“Beautiful spot” – Date of stay: March 2021

“We had a great time here! This place is absolutely beautiful and peaceful. The rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated. The staff was very hospitable and friendly. Thank you for some amazing memories!”

“Really great experience” – Date of stay: December 2020

“Loved the stay, the staff were really welcoming and the food was amazing with a really good mix of Sri Lankan and western. Love that the house is completely surrounded by nature and is close to the lake so there are lots of activities like fishing and canoeing. Would definitely go back a 2nd time.”

“Never disappoints” – Date of stay: September 2020

“Second time back and it’s like time stood still and everything was perfect. Always too short a stay but had loads of fun and came back refreshed. Great hospitality as always all round. very amiable staff. since to 05 mins to Hikkaduwa and not too far to Galle there is heaps to do… but nothing to beat the tranquility and relaxation you get at this place

Rates per night
Minimum no of nights: 3
Allow more guests than the capacity: yes
Property Address
Area:
County: Southern Province
Country: Sri Lanka
Villa Details
Property ID: 7196
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Check-in Hour: After 2pm
Check-Out Hour: By 10 am
Late Check-in: On availability or on Extra cost
Optional Services: On request
Outdoor Facilities: Lake, Boat rides, fishing, Pool
Cancellation: Refer to rental terms and conditions
Villa Features
AMENITIES
Air Conditioning
Ceiling Fan
Essentials
DINING
Dining Table
FACILITIES
Family/Kid Friendly
Free Parking on Premises
Gardener/General Maintenance
Other Features
High Chair on request
Housekeeping
I-pod dock
In-House Chef/Cook
Internet
Kitchen
Laundry (extra cost)
Mobile Telephone coverage
Mosquito net
Safe
Smoking Allowed (outdoor)
Spa & Ayurveda (extra cost)
Sun Beds
Swimming Pool
TV
Watcher/Security
Wireless Internet
Yoga Lesson (extra cost)
Terms and Conditions
Smoking Allowed
Pets Allowed
Party Allowed
Children Allowed

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