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MARANEL82 - Serviced Villa in the Galle Fort, Sri Lanka

Plunge Pool next to the living area
10 reviews
Plunge Pool next to the living area
Walk in and feel the space
Walk in and feel the space
A few steps in and Picasso's 'Head of a Woman' welcomes you to the 2 bedrooms downstairs...
... on your left, twin beds that can be joined into a queen-size bed...
... with its ensuite bathroom.
... on your right another queen-bed bedroom with views to the inner garden...
... also with its ensuite bathroom.
Step back out and discover the corridor leading to the kitchen and staff quarters.
The kitchen is downstairs, away from the main living area upstairs, ensuring privacy and quiet.
Now climb up to discover the upstairs space.
At the top of the stairs, another inner garden open to the skies...
... a bridge to the master bedroom...
... 8 seats dining area...
... behind which the plunge pool catches the breeze to refresh the space...
... offering views outside to the ramparts and the Ocean.
Now, look outside...
... and enjoy unique views in the fort.
Next to the pool, facing south, the living area.
Back to the main space and ...
... across the bridge leading to the master bedroom.
A comfortable queen-size bed.
... the master bedroom  opens to the whole upstairs space, even offering views through to the ocean!
Its ensuite bathroom is spacious and cool.
Sliding panels allow to take a shower just next to the upstairs garden.
Ramparts Front at Night
Street front at Night.
View from the the living area.
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Galle, Galle District, Southern Province
It's not only the view you get, it's the whole concept of a space designed with sustainability and natural ventilation in mind.
The villa remains cool on hot days (and they can be hot!). Facing the ocean it was built to let a constant breeze in. The inner courtyard/garden connecting ground and upper floor is open to the blue skies and allows a constant mild draft to cool the house throughout the day.
Building materials and furniture were selected not only for their style but also for their durability. As an example, you will sit, dine and sleep in furniture hand-made using 150 years old teak wood!
Entering the house one'e eyes cannot but be drawn into a big space. High ceilings, a long corridor along the 2 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms on this floor leading to the kitchen, a grand staircase with beams each a wholesome 22&#39...
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About the Owner
Yann L
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:86%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Loved the artwork, modern architecture, open plan breezways and indoor pool. The staff were very helpful and unobtrusive. Basically you are self catering, no tea/coffee/brekky provided so you will either need to go out to eat in the Fort which is wonderful in itself OR...More

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 12 July 2016

a wonderful place in a charming location. The house of your dreams in life as in hotel. Un excellent and charming staff , a view at 180 ° on the ocean from the fort that every day changes with the light, an exceptional atmosphère in...More

Thank 966veronique
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

This villa, centrally situated, was the our highlight of the trip. I cannot rate it highly enough. The moment we arrived, we were greeted by the staff with a refreshing drink. The villa was beautifully decorated and the staff were on hand to help us....More

1  Thank Amanda M
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Private Indoor Pool
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    1 King
    1 Super King
    3 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 1 night
₹ 19,973
US$ 295
15 Dec 2018 -
15 Feb 2019
2 nights
₹ 30,467
US$ 450
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Indian Rupees and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: ₹ 30,467 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
In the heart of the Galle fort, the villa is at walking distance from the best restaurants and shops in the south of Sri Lanka, museums and much more. A lovely little beach is just a few steps away from the villa, down the ramparts in front of the house, bigger and surf beaches are outside of the fort a from just few minutes up to 35 minutes away by van or car.
Getting around
Most of what should be seen in the fort can be done walking around or grabbing a three-wheeler, but should you decide to travel further and venture out, or even take a day-trip the staff can arrange for a 6 to 8-seater air-conditioned van to take you around. Simply ask.
How to get there
Airport: Bandaranayike Colombo Airport: 300.0 km
Railway: Galle: 1.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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