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Ratnakara

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5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
12 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
Ratnakara is an exclusive and private five bed villa built on the South Coast of Sri Lanka. The property is set in 1.5 acres of land on top of a small hill overlooking a quiet bay approximately 1km from Dondra Head Lighthouse. The house is ensures a get away from it all lifestyle but with the amenities of Matara, Sri Lanka's southern commercial hub, only a short tuk tuk ride away. Ratnakara is a great place to base yourself for exploration of the south coast or the perfect retreat to sit in the shade and read a book... The house comes with house staff who will be on hand to look after you as much or as little as you require. A friendly welcome is guaranteed!...Ratnakara is an exclusive and private five bed villa built on the South Coast of Sri Lanka. The property is set in 1.5 acres of land on top of a small hill overlooking a quiet bay approximately 1km from Dondra Head Lighthouse. The house is ensures a get away from it all lifestyle but with the amenities of Matara, Sri Lanka's southern commercial hub, only a short tuk tuk ride away. Ratnakara is a great place to base yourself for exploration of the south coast or the perfect retreat to sit in the shade and read a book... The house comes with house staff who will be on hand to look after you as much or as little as you require. A friendly welcome is guaranteed!More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
5 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Ian B
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 30 January 2020

Faultless. Just can't pick holes in this place. A perfect base for a relaxing stay in Southern Sri Lanka. Villa staff were amazing and looked after us to a very high standard. Food was awesome (we opted for local Sri Lankan dishes every day). Local...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Kevin_Cook
Sightsee56745282370, VR Owner at Ratnakara, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2020

Many thanks your review Kevin. Please come back and visit us again :) All the best from the team at Ratnakara

Reviewed 20 January 2020

11 of our family ranging from 7 to 75 stayed at the amazing Ratnakara villa for 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year. The house is perfect for large groups and there is plenty of space. The house staff are totally amazing, cooking, cleaning, advising...More

Date of stay: December 2019
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Sightsee56745282370, VR Owner at Ratnakara, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2020

Thanks very much for your review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and would be more than happy to see you come back to see us. Many thanks again. Ratnakara.

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Reviewed 29 April 2019

My wife and I with our 7 year old daughter spent an amazing 10 days here. The food was excellent and all the staff were incredible..friendly and helpful. This was during the Easter Sunday troubles so we were far away from Colombo. We had the...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank University_Doc
Sightsee56745282370, VR Owner at Ratnakara, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2019

Thanks very much for your review. We do hope that we will see you back. Many thanks from all at Ratnakara and the land of big smiles :)

Reviewed 1 March 2019

Exceptional wonderful place for a family stay. An amazing house located a beautiful place surrounded by lots of wildlife Completed by an incredible service-minded staff who keep such fine order and makes so wonderful food that you never want to leave. Try it - and...More

Date of stay: February 2019
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Sightsee56745282370, VR Owner at Ratnakara, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2019

Many thanks the fantastic review! It really does mean a lot to the whole team to get such great feedback and we all truly appreciate it. You were fantastic guests to host and we would love to welcome you back again should you choose South...More

Reviewed 4 January 2019

Simply outstanding rental home which allowed us to fully enjoy our trip to Sri Lanka. High quality home & furnishing added to by a fantastic staff who could not do enough for us. The food was amazing and the chef offered a great variety. The...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank rob123
Sightsee56745282370, VR Owner at Ratnakara, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Rob123, Many thanks your review, we really appreciate your feedback and hope that we can host you again in Sri Lanka at some time in the future. Best wishes for 2019, Ratnakara.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Staffed Property
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
When you are not indulging in rest and relaxation at the villa there is plenty to do and see in the neighbourhood including swimming from unspoilt, uncrowded, palm-fringed sandy beaches, climbing Dondra Head Lighthouse, visiting a blow hole, going whale watching, taking an elephant safari, seeing the largest Buddha in Sri Lanka, visiting Temples, tea plantations and turtle sanctuaries, fishing, cycling, wildlife watching...
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Car not needed
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