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SANKAREST Villa

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here 3 nights before returning to the UK. It is a beautiful villa and the garden kept me occupied for ages taking photos :) The hosts were friendly and helpful, the food smelt divine (we couldn't partake as we're mid fast but I still recommend it from the smells alone!) all in all a perfect place to visit!...

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Sankarest was a very pleasant experience. The family is accommodating and a delight to meet.They were happy to answer our questions and take us by Tuktuk to places we wanted to visit. The rooms are large pleasant and very clean every thing you need and more. We had a large patio with lovely furniture. The garden is beautiful and well...

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Haines Junction, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Sankarest for 2 nights and wish it was for longer. It's a beautiful and restful place in a quiet village. It is run by a very nice family who are very welcoming. It's a 5 minute walk to a secluded beach where we saw turtle tracks from turtles laying eggs. The rooms are very clean and very...

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had an amazing stay at Sankarest Villa; our only regret is that we couldn't stay longer! The house and gardens were beautiful, as was our room. And if you have the chance to eat here, I can't recommend it enough. Sunita's cooking must be the best in all of Sri Lanka! During our 2.5 week stay in Sri Lanka...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Six years ago we had the great privilege to taste Sunitas fantastic cooking and experience Konis superb hospitality. Now we finally have had the great pleasure of returning. Everything was just as wonderful as we remembered. And the wonderful Kosgoda beach still feels pristine. Thank you for memories that will last a lifetime.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I recently spent 2 nights at Sanka rest, so well looked after by Koni, Sunita and the whole family. Minutes away from quiet, golden, beautiful beaches, you have everything you could possibly need here. The most incredible part of my stay, apart from the effortless hospitality, was the food. Sunita is an incredible cook, everything here is made from scratch,...

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Wonderfully welcoming. Very nice and helpful family. You'll find everything you need for a good start tour,a resting end oftrip,or a very nice longer stay (as many peopledo after a short stay, and we will definitely do that when we comeback. Koni, a Swiss-German man loving Sri-Lanka, will tell you all you have to know to understand better the country,...

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Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Villa, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit and taking time to review us. It was a great pleasure to talk with you. Guests from the homeland are always something special. Thanks for all the recommendations. We really hope to see you again. All the best.

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 days in Sankas little paradise and we loved it! The Family is very friendly, helpful and welcomed us with flowers and coconuts! We got a free upgrade in a room upstairs with own balcony which was amazing! The room was clean and we had a nice garden view with the swimming pool. Sanka has shown us his...

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Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Villa, responded to this review

Thank you so much of taking time to write this wonderful review. Your words making us proud. It was a great pleasure for all of us to host you. Hope to see you again. All the best.

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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Having seen all the excellent reviews,our expectations were very big,but they were all surpassed by far.The hospitality that is offered by the family is unique. The well maintained villa is located in a lovely garden.The nearby beach is still lonely and breathtaking to watch sunsets and turtles in the night.Sanka will guide you.In no way you should miss a visit...

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Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Villa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing us so beautifully. We are very happy that you like our place so much. We felt your happiness. That is our greatest benefit.

Reviewed 4 September 2016

I can't recommend this villa enough! Everything was fantastic. The hosting family was so friendly, helpful and caring. Nothing was too much for them to do. Food was super delicious.The location was also great, within easy walking distance to the beautiful Kosgoda beach and to the lagoon.The pool area was spacious enough for several people, the rooms and the bathrooms...

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Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Villa, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit. It is a great pleasure to see your fantastic review. We all hope to see you again. All the best!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SANKAREST is the place to welcome people who are looking for individual planed tropical holidays. The Spirit of SANKAREST you will feel in every corner, IN EVERY WORD OF THE EVER SMILING PEOPLE and even in the tropical air you are breathing! The Boutique Villa is offering a new experience to individual travelers, participate life like a member of a family. At SANKAREST you will feel at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about SANKAREST Villa

Address: Paratharakaya, Nape, Kosgoda 5, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Kosgoda
Price Range: ₹ 2,895 - ₹ 4,438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“1st floorrooms (2)are better,but the one groundfloor is great. all big,quiet,well furnished, very cleanand have all a terrasse”
fannymisu, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Close to the beach were sea turtles come up in the night and lay eggs!”
Carina1966, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Either of the upstairs rooms are good.”
missyw2015, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“first floor”
937evag, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The rooms on the second floor with the verandah are lovely and its a great place to relax at the end of a busy day with a glass of wine.”
Juliebates, 5 Jun 2015 | Read review
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