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Reviewed 8 April 2013

We stayed 4 days and also got to experience APA Villa Illuketia, which seemed even nicer! Apart from getting a room without pool view and with some road noise at night, we were very pleased with our stay. Thoughtful staff and quality throughout.

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Well from the time we booked at this Hotel, I had a good feeling as the manager Chathuri was great to communicate with, and followed through with everything that we required for our trip. From our pick-up from Colombo to our return to Colombo. When we arrived she greeted us, showed the property and took us to our room, we...

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3Thank Alyson H
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Apa Villa is a wonderful small hotel. Nicely decorated comfortable rooms, most of which look out onto the pol and ocean beyond. Sadly it is not possible to swim from the beach here. The food was always fantastic with a huge variety suitable for adults and children. The service was always swift. Maybe sometimes too much so as I often...

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2Thank mandc1996
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Apa Villa is a beautiful boutique hotel, that's situated not too far from the historic Galle fort.How ever it needs attention to detail. Dinner was presented beautifully on our veranda with a wonderful back drop of the Indian ocean,how ever service was wanting, as the waiter was not attentive & found asleep. As for the choice of the two breakfast,...

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1Thank Annette680
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Apa Villa is a very well run boutique hotel with large spacious rooms with ceiling fans and a/c, comfy beds and individual furnishings. We were in Room 2 which is the only one not facing the sea (something we knew time of booking since rest was full) but we requested a move if possible which the manageress kindly assisted with...

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2Thank Grant E
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Apa Villa is a delight. With only 7 rooms, all orientated towards the sea, an infinity pool and very friendly staff we enjoyed every single day we spent here. The only downside is, that swimming at the sea is not recommended due to corals, however a very nice beach is only 5 min away by tuc tuc and honestly, leaving...

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2Thank Martin M
Broadway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We found this small boutique hotel marvellous. Only seven suites. Charming Staff. Lovely pool. Excellent food and charming staff. Drawback - cannot swim in sea because of under current. Not suitable for children unless you take the whole place over. Suggested to management that staff could offer drinks during day. No spa or fitness centre. Can arrange massage

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2013

We arrived a little fraught at 7pm and were greeted by Chathuri with a lovely welcome drink. We were in Cinammon Suite for 4 nights with our own outside terrace area where we took all our meals. The attention to detail in the suite was wonderful - flower petals on the bed and vanity unit, air con on, bottled water...

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1Thank gillmar
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2013

After 10 days touring around Sri Lanka this February, we were ready to relax. And that is what we did at the Apa Villa with attentive staff well organised by Chathuri, the manager. We had a lovely big room with great views over the garden and the sea and we especially enjoyed eating on our terrace in the evenings. Having...

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1Thank Charles P
London
Reviewed 21 February 2013

We stayed at Apa Villas with out two children for Christmas 2012 for just over a week. We'd been looking forward to our trip for over eight months and had read numerous reviews about several properties in the area but settled on Apa due to the location, setting and offer we received from the manager, Chathuri (who had been really...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have three distinct stylish bungalows facing the beach front and swimming pool. All rooms except for Cinnamon Suite 2, face the ocean and lovely coconut fringed ground. Cinnamon 1 is linked to Cinnamon 2 garden- facing suite through an adjoining door, ideal for a family with several children or a group of friends. Cinnamon 1, 2 and 3 have exceptional one double bed and one single bed sleeping arrangement under a giant mosquito net. Suitable for a couple with child. Cardamom 4 and 5 are located in the centre a few steps to the lovely pool. Each suite has a separate sitting lounge indoors and outdoors. Saffron 6 and 7 are the most luxurious suites with its own sitting lounge and private verandah. Both suites are separated by a walkway across a fish pond. All bedrooms are air-conditioned and with ceiling fans in all areas. The beach in front is not swimmable but good enough for dips and long strolls along the shoreline. We are about 15 minutes from Galle town and same distance to our sister villa Illuketia inland plantation mansion. Recently refurbished with new cushion covers and in-room coffee or tea service. Our revamped day and dinner menus are prepared by our experienced chefs. Meals are served in the privacy of your own verandah space. Our English-speaking staff will look after guests and their children with warm, friendly service. No one can resist sitting or lounging on the wooden deck and sandy ramps facing the eternal ocean, sunset or rising moon. Just what is needed for a relaxing holiday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apa Villa Thalpe

Address: 78 Mile Post Matara Road Mihiripenna, Unawatuna, Galle 80615, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: ₹ 10,618 - ₹ 24,367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Apa Villa Thalpe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Apa Villa Thalpe Hotel Galle
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
#9 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
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“Choose a seafaring rooms, but all rooms are nice , as it is a small boutique style hotel”
 of 5 bubbles kaysny, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were very happy with Saffron 7”
 of 5 bubbles Wakey77, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Safron villa at the far end; very nice”
 of 5 bubbles JBP677, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“They are all good, the suites have a nice outside chill out area”
 of 5 bubbles ondnkasia, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cardoman suites are the most luxurious”
 of 5 bubbles janekdavey, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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