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stone well garden villa

Pool and pavilion
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3 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Hikkaduwa, Galle District, Southern Province
Beautiful secluded property set in a verdant lush tropical garden. Wake up to birdsong. Infinity Pool with a fabulous view over the rice paddies of Hikkaduwa. What more could you want? This is as close to Paradise as you can get. This is the place to relax and be pampered.

Privacy guaranteed as the villa is set within large grounds of 1.5 acres .

Villa comes fully staffed with a cook, houseboy, gardeners and night watchman. The cook can produce delicious Sri Lankan meals and has a small repertoire of western meals. A seafood barbeque poolside is one of the highlights of your stay at Gallindawatta (Sri Lankan name meaning stone well garden).

The villa is well appointed and tastefully decorated with art works of local artists on display. All three bedrooms have their own ensuites and have air-conditioning as well as ceiling fans...
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Listing #HL619040
About the Owner
Tam d
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Tam lives in Australia but is available via sms/whatsapp/phone. She has local managers who are available 24/7 to assist you. The villa is fully staffed with a Housekeeper, Chef and gardener. You will be greeted by the staff on arrival.
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

We stayed at Villa Gallindawatte for 2 nights in late October 2017 and had a lovely stay. We used the pool a number of times overlooking the rice paddies; starting the day with breakfast and then a refreshing swim at days end. It was especially...More

Thank pd000
Management response:Responded 28 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Peter and Jill. So glad you enjoyed your stay at the villa and experienced a taste of Sri Lankan life. Best wishes, Tam

Reviewed 22 March 2018

This villa was excellent, set in beautiful gardens with infinity pool. The staff were brilliant nothing was too much trouble and the chef was available to cook extra meals if required, his chicken curry and coconut sambol were particularly good. Owner Tam sent us maps...More

Thank Anne_Nick
Management response:Responded 25 March 2018

Thank you Anne for the lovely review. I will pass on your kind comments to Chef Osmon.So glad you and your friends enjoyed your stay at the villa. Best wishes, Tam

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This was our favorite stay in our whole trip to Sri Lanka. Just a short drive from the main beach area of Hikkaduwa the property is in the middle of a stunning lush jungle area the grounds are imacculately kept by the gardner Kasun who...More

Thank Lindy1168
Tam987, VR Owner at stone well garden villa, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Dear Lindy, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It made me so happy that you enjoyed the natural beauty of the gardens and the villa. I will pass on your generous comments to the team who will be most appreciative. Hope to see...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Smoking is permitted only outside the house. The swimming pool has no safety fencing and is a long way (300 meters+) from the villa. There is also a large pond and a well in the...
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    1 Twin
    2 Queens
    1 Crib
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1 Sep 2018 -
3 Dec 2018
1 night
14 Dec 2018 -
20 Dec 2018
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21 Dec 2018 -
7 Jan 2019
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
All prices are for exclusive use of villa. You won't be sharing it with anyone. Use of in-house chef included in the rates for villa. Please note: 10% service charge will be added to the bill and to be paid locally for tips to staff.
Please email owner if you want a longer stay. We have special rates for rentals for 2 weeks or more.
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About the neighbourhood
The villa is situated in a quiet secluded area with rice paddies and a village atmosphere. Just a km away are the beaches and bars and restaurants as well as supermarket and other amenities. The TV series Good Karma Hospital was filmed in Thiranagama beach which is the beach closest to the villa.
Getting around
From the airport, you would need a taxi or we can arrange pickup/dropoff. The airport is about 2 1/2 hours away. From Colombo or other major cities, you can take either a bus or train.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bandaranaike International Airport: 140.0 km
Railway: Hikkaduwa train station: 4.0 km
The villa is about 2-3 kms from Hikkaduwa Railway station. Hikkaduwa is roughly 100 kms from Colombo and about 120 kms from the International Airport. We can arrange airport pickup/drop offs or pickups from other locations if requested. It's roughly 60 pounds or about 80 US$ from the airport and includes the two tolls.

The villa is in a quiet secluded lane. I will send a map once the booking is confirmed.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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