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luxury villa, inside Galle Fort, swimming pool.

Katrina Wilson

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 10 nights

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luxury villa, inside Galle Fort, swimming pool.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 10 nights

Overview

Galle Villa Rental Photos and Description

Sri Lanka, Galle Fort, Villa, 3 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 6, pool,

A restored luxury Fort villa within the old Dutch Galle Fort with charming courtyard and pool. The house has recently been fully refurbished/painted and is really quite amazing. Sleeps 6 in 3 double bedrooms with a further room containing 2 bunks, (small)adult size. This is an ideal romantic hideaway for honeymooners or for enjoyment by families with children who can safely explore The Fort surrounded by the Indian Ocean. Nearby, a short tuk-tuk ride away is Unawatuna voted the prettiest bay in the World with some great restaurants right on the sandy beach and safe swimming, snorkelling, night life, disco. Diving can be organised from here. Surfing at Marissa and Hikkaduwa. There is a cricket ground at Galle. Airport transfers and Kandy tours available. The Fort was untouched by the 2004 tsunami. Two daily staff are provided in the rate - one who is an excellent cook. Continental type breakfast is included in the rate. Restaurants in The Fort: Galle Fort Hotel, Amangalla and Spa, The Rampart Hotel, The Fort Printers, Pedlar's Inn Café.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Katrina Wilson (Owner)
Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the owner

This is a fabulous hideaway for honeymooners. We had a wonderful time in this lovely Villa which is spotless and well equipped. The pool is wonderful and the roof terrace is a great place for an evening drink and dinner after the heat of the day disappears. There is loads to see and do in The Fort - we found a lovely old gem shop (it is said that Galle is where King Soloman obtained his gems) and had a stunning gold ring designed and made very cheaply. Take lunch and a drink on the terrace of the Galle Fort Hotel and watch the world leisurely pass by. For a really good beach and swimming, Unawatuna - 5 minutes in a three wheeler from outside the Villa, is a must. Try garlic prawns or the lobster at the Banana Garden Restaurant. Cheap and fabulous. The sea comes within 3 metres of your table. We will be back for our first anniversary! Natashia and Charles, London EC1,UK
Nov 2007
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 10 nights
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Reviews

5
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luxury villa, inside Galle Fort, swimming pool.
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
5

Wow, wow, wow

  • 5 of 5

If ever these is a case of the pictures not doing a house justice this is one. The house is stunning, large, spacious and beautifully decorated.

We spent a week at the Malabar House and we could not have hoped for more. Galle Fort is an amazing place to stay and Malabar House is in heart of it, seconds away from everywhere.

The staff were incredible and nothing was too much bother and the cooking was some of the best I have had in Sri Lanka.

We highly recommend a stay at Malabar House.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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5

An oasis of calm in a stunning fort

  • 5 of 5

Just had a fantastic stay in beautiful Malabar House. It is situated right within the bustling streets of the fort but as soon as you step through the doors the bustle disappears and you find yourself in your own calm little haven. The whole house is beautifully decorated and having the pool to cool down in was a real bonus. I have to also mention the wonderful staff - nothing was too much trouble - from serving an afternoon cup of tea and cake to giving an impromptu dahl cooking lesson! Ramya's cooking was some of the best I had in Sri Lanka and sitting down to her meals in the evening was a great end to the day.

I really cannot recommend this lovely villa highly enough - a truly memorable stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
5

A truly beautiful and relaxing house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 5 nights in the stunning Malabar House, and every single day was incredibly relaxing and stress free. The house is very tastefully decorated in true Galle Fort style, it is spacious, bright and airy... we loved it! The staff there were very friendly and helpful during are stay, which made the whole experience hassle free. The food was delicious, the location perfect, needless to say we would love to visit this house again! I strongly recommend this house for both couples and families.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

A beautiful house with wonderful staff

  • 5 of 5

Malabar House is stunning. Perfectly located within Galle Fort, it is luxurious and comfortable. The house is beautifully decorated throughout and staffed by friendly and helpful locals. Delicious food! A wonderful place to stay. I would love to go back. We were torn between exploring around the Fort and just staying in the house as it felt like nowhere could beat it!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
117 Kilometres
Colombo
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Galle
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: not necessary

Sri Lanka, near Unwatuna, south coast. Galle Fort boasts of a long history stretching back centuries, even before the Portuguese, Dutch and British Colonial days. Today it is home to the historic 90 acre preserved Dutch Fort, declared an archaeological reserve by the UN since 1969. This walled city is the slow beating heart of Galle, bearing witness to its past through the near crumbling architecture of grand old buildings, street names and Dutch churches. Galle is the only place in Sri Lanka that still retains an old world atmosphere. The sounds of Galle are the call to prayer from Mosques, Pali chants from Buddhist temples, fish sellers and tinkers hawking their wares on Main Street. Its fine old colonial mansions, Galle Fort Hotel, Ammangalle, and Lighthouse Hotel nearby make Galle Fort a hauntingly beautiful escape into the past. Enter through the 'old' Dutch Gate or the 'new' English one. The Villa is close to the Ramparts and small beaches that are great for a morning dip.

Other Activities: Yala National Park, snake farm, turtle hatchery, folk museum

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Rates & Availability

From $300 Per night

Galle Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 2
May 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$300
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$300
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Rate 3
Jul 1 2015 - Nov 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$400
From
$400
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
December Rate
Dec 1 2015 - Dec 18 2015
4 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 2 2016
10 night minimum stay
$650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes *****Christmas/New Year 2014: 19 December to 6 January - Rental rate is USD 600 per night. 2 weeks minimum stay during this period.
Filtered water is supplied.
Airport transfer available if required in air conditioned vehicle. Tours also arranged: Yala National Park, Turtle Hatchery, Snake Farm, The Cultural Triangle, elephant orphanage, tea country, mountains and waterfalls and much much more.
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Amenities

Galle Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (terraced)
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , double shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • The upstairs master bedroom and one of the bedrooms located beside the pool each has an en suite bathroom with shower. The other bedroom located downstairs beside the pool has a bathroom with two showers located right next to it. All bedrooms with air conditioning.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 bunks in room off
  • 2 Doubles, plus 1 room with double bed and small room off this bedroom with two medium/large bunk beds. The bedrooms have air conditioning.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There are 2 double bedrooms downstairs and one of these has a smaller room off it with 2 inset bunk beds suitable for children/small adult. Meals: continental type breakfast is included in the rate. Cooking can be provided, and the village shop is close by . The kitchen is modern and fully equipped. There are several good places to eat in The Fort. We have a wonderful housekeeping service for cleaning and washing.

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