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Tangaroa, The Teak House

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Nestled on a hilltop in the midst of a lush, tropical garden and immaculately kept coconut plantation, The Teak House is one of Sri Lanka's South Coast's most romantic and serene villa hideaways. If you are seeking complete privacy or even solitude within moments of an unspoilt Indian Ocean beach, The Teak House offers luxury and privacy in equal measure. From its elevated position overlooking Seenimodera beach, the villa's vast bedrooms and open plan living benefit from the constant breezes coming from the Indian Ocean below. Hidden from view, the villa, constructed entirely of teak - one of Sri Lanka's sustainable hardwoods - is relaxed and incredibly comfortable. Lying in one of the six foot, four poster beds, wreathed in fine white mosquito nets, you can see and hear the constant rhyt...Nestled on a hilltop in the midst of a lush, tropical garden and immaculately kept coconut plantation, The Teak House is one of Sri Lanka's South Coast's most romantic and serene villa hideaways. If you are seeking complete privacy or even solitude within moments of an unspoilt Indian Ocean beach, The Teak House offers luxury and privacy in equal measure. From its elevated position overlooking Seenimodera beach, the villa's vast bedrooms and open plan living benefit from the constant breezes coming from the Indian Ocean below. Hidden from view, the villa, constructed entirely of teak - one of Sri Lanka's sustainable hardwoods - is relaxed and incredibly comfortable. Lying in one of the six foot, four poster beds, wreathed in fine white mosquito nets, you can see and hear the constant rhythm of the Indian Ocean. Completed in September 2014, The Teak House now offers a truly beautiful infinity pool. Swim in the shadow of coconut trees and watch the waves crashing on the beach below. After a long time (as they say in Sri Lanka), the new pool is heavenly - for those who want to do their laps or those who simply want to raise an evening cocktail in the cool of the water. Enjoy. Planted with an exotic collection of wonderful tropical flora, The Teak House garden has become a haven for a stunning collection of tropical birds. Woodpecker, peacocks, birds of paradise, kingfisher and the busy chit chat birds luxuriate in its lush profusion. Sea eagles hover above and, as dusk falls and a dark tropical night descends, fireflies light up the sky. Renowned as one of the Sri Lanka's most picturesque and unspoilt sandy beaches, Seenimodera offers safe swimming all year round and incomparable walking. Stroll across to neighbouring Mahawella beach, a horseshoe shaped bay of over 3 km, long celebrated by CN Traveller magazine. More
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Nicola C
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2010
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

What a wonderful week we have just spent at The Teak House: an oasis of serenity. Nestled in the trees, a short stroll from a secluded beach, the Teak House offers a perfect break away from it all. The accommodation is very comfortable. The beds...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Josephine W
Addled02, VR Owner at Tangaroa, The Teak House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are always thrilled to have such positive feedback and, more importantly, to know that you loved our little corner of paradise.

Reviewed 16 January 2015

we chose The teak House to relax after a fortnight of touring Sri Lanka, and are heartily glad we did so. The house is a pretty wooden construction in delightful grounds with a new and delightful pool. The open living area and bedrooms are attractive...More

Date of stay: January 2015
Thank SirCLondon
Management response:Responded 17 January 2015

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write such a lovely review. We are always thrilled when guests enjoy The Teak House so wholeheartedly. Glad too you enjoyed the new pool. We have passed your kind comments on to Roshan and Ruane who...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2014

what a wonderful house! We spent a week in this very peaceful property up on the hill, 2 mins walk to one of the most picturesque beaches in the area. The villa has 2 double rooms with lovely 4 poster beds, interconnected by an open...More

Date of stay: November 2014
Thank JulesLC
Management response:Responded 12 November 2014

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write such a lovely review. We are thrilled you enjoyed our special place in paradise and approved of the new pool! Thank you too for all the love and care you gave to our four legged...More

Reviewed 24 April 2014

We recently spent 10 nights at Teak House. We were looking for a break from a very hectic and stressful lifestyle that took us back to grass roots with just the right amount of luxury. And that is exactly what we go. The house is...More

Date of stay: April 2014
Thank NatashalE
Management response:Responded 23 April 2014

Dear Estie Family, thank you so much for your wonderful review. There is really nothing we can add but that it is incredibly gratifying to know how many people just...More

Reviewed 10 December 2013

My wife and I stayed two weeks at The Teak House in October 2013. We were advised that it was second monsoon season and that we might encounter a great deal of rain, but the weather was nearly perfect during our visit. Brief afternoon showers...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank Sleeper91
Management response:Responded 9 December 2013

Troy and Lisa, what can we say? Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. We were so thrilled by the way you embraced everything Sri Lankan...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Washer
Water Views
Safe
Blender
Towels Provided
Freezer
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Parking
Shared Garden
Balcony
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
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Would you recommend this holiday rental to someone planning a romantic trip?YesNoUnsure
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Renowned as one of the Sri Lanka's most picturesque and unspoilt sandy beaches, Seenimodera offers safe swimming all year round and incomparable walking. Stroll across to neighbouring Mahawella beach, a horseshoe shaped bay of over 3 km, long celebrated by CN Traveller magazine. If you are tired of lying in a hammock or fed up of boogie boarding in the Indian Ocean, you can reach the following diversions with great ease: Mulgirigalla Rock Temple Situated 35 minutes north of Tangalle, Mulgirigalla is a monastic site on an isolated 210m-high rock which rises almost vertically out of the surrounding forest. The rock was the site of an important discovery of the ola-leaf scripts discovered in the 19th century. These scripts offered a key to the translation of Sri Lanka's most informative ...
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