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Villa de Zoysa

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We usually go to a detox spa in Thailand every Christmas and this year decided to try something different. What a perfect choice Villa de Zoysa was! We spent 14 wonderful, relaxing days at Devinda's "White House" and were very impressed with everything, most especially Devinda himself, who was so helpful and kind. He and his staff went out of...

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2016

You wont find such a generous host or homely atmosphere anywhere else we are sure. Devinda went out of his way to see all his guests had their special needs and itineraries catered for. The food was delicious, the staff charming and although we were not too experienced yoga specialists the instructor, Luke, went out of his way to help...

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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I had the most amazing time at Villa de Zoysa. As my first solo overseas trip I was welcomed with open arms to the most friendly kind man and his beautiful staff! I spent 2.5 weeks there and I could of spent 3 months! I had an incredible yoga teacher also which I loved doing in the Shala covered by...

1Thank Stacey O
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Our stay at Villa de Zoysa was such a treat! I travelled there with my sister and I have only good words. The place is gorgeous, a tastefully and cosy villa decorated in Devinda's particular take on Sri Lankan style, every detail is special and unique. The food is just delicious, every day. Yoga with Domingo was an enriching experience...

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Gent, Belgium
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It's like you are in an old movie, the house is amazing and zen! The the food was excellent,the staff is so friendly and amazing, the massages are very good, 2 yoga a day from a very friendly lady. It' s a bit expensive though, i was obliged to stay there 4 nights, but another girl could leave after two...

1Thank Nathalie J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I rarely leave reviews but was so disappointed with my stay here. Most notably having come for the yoga we had a terrible yoga teacher, I'm not fussy she was just appalling, on phone, no instructions etc. Devinda tried to find a replacement to no avail. A few other things also disappointing. No ceiling fans made the room unbearably hot,...

1Thank Blakely2016
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I have been to this place several times and every time it's such a delight. The house itself is a beautiful example of Victorian architecture with high ceilings, an impressing dining-room (well, you could call it a hall) and creaky wooden stairs. Devinda is the perfect host and the food makes you speechless. Do I need to say more? Stay...

Thank Inge M
Yoga Sri Lanka ... D, Owner at Villa de Zoysa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the review.......I shall continue to be service oriented in a special home atmosphere rather than a hotel.....paving for a true Sri lankan experience.

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 6 nights in one of the new rooms. This place has a great relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, the yoga with Fernando was an amazing intro to the practice for us but the yoga also catered for much more advanced levels. The food was absolutely delicious Sri Lankan fare, healthy vegetables fish and prawns for dinner, there is...

1Thank Sue B
Dilijan, Armenia
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Devinda is a great host! We had the best time during our two week stay and are already planning our next trip. The food was excellent; the staff was lovely; the house, dogs, and even the passing trains were very charming. We made many friends during our time there.

1Thank Heather M
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2015

A fascinating, welcoming and hearty place to start your Sri Lanka experience. We went on a three week trip to Sri Lanka for our honeymoon and we booked to stay at Devinda’s for the first four nights. We were recommended this place by a friend and what a recommendation it was. We were there in rainy season and oh boy...

Thank claire W

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Treat yourself to a Yoga holiday. Relax and rejuvenate in a third generation ancestral home, at Villa De Zoysa, Galle district, Boossa, Sri Lanka. We offer Ayurveda treatments as part of a wellness programme. ... more   less 

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Address: The White House | Galle Road, Boossa, Pitiwella, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Pitiwella
Number of rooms: 8
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“The train runs close to the property during the daytime, but nights are quiet.”
tokyovoice, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs are worth the extra amount”
car0linesc0tt, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms upstairs are definitely worth it”
pattyc41, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay upstairs if available. But all rooms are good!”
amoslandrybasket, 8 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Nr. 4, nice balcony and the quitest room in the building”
claudia_chandrika, 10 Mar 2013 | Read review
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