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Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Ideal for lovers of sun, sea and surf. Excellent for families, couples & friends

South Point Villa and South Point Abbey are two luxury beach villas, Perfectly located for beach holidays and romantic getaway.

Ideal for couples, friends and families with children.

For larger groups both properties can be taken (7 bedrooms in total) and by opening a garden door both properties become one. Each property is has a private pool, garden and is fully staffed. Meals can be arranged at a property of of your choice for the group.

Excellent for swimming in year round warm waters within the reef lagoon in front of the properties.

Both properties caters exclusively to those in search of absolute privacy, peace and tranquility, are typical luxury Sri Lankan homes, where comfort and needs of our guests are always a priority.

Being totally private, each property has its own private outdoor swimming pool and garden steps down to a soft sandy beach.

Staff including a resident chef, housekeeper, houseboys, gardeners, night watchers and A manager on Call. The staff are friendly, courteous and discreet. They are at the villa by 6 am and leaves only after the last guests go to bed.

Ideal location for weddings.

Free WI FI available 24 hours

Staying at South Point Villa and South Point Abbey is like staying in your own private beach holiday home with an excellent and personalized service.

Garden - A well laid garden with groves of trees and mangroves, secluded areas to sunbath, write or relax in, The garden has a spectacular view of the ocean. There are plenty of comfortable chairs, sun beds and mats. In the nights the garden is lit with oil lamps and flames, giving it an enchanting look.

*** Pool - swim in the sapphire blue fresh water infinity pool and relax on the Jacuzzi bench ****

Dining is an experience. The staff take pride in laying a picture perfect table with fresh flowers. Meals will be served at times determined by you, All meals may be discussed with your own chef. Meals will be arranged in the veranda or garden on your request.

Meals -An a la carte menu with over 60 dishes to choose from is available. This is only to guide our first time guests. No Set menus. The chef will discuss all meals with you and even prepare dishes not mentioned on the menu on your requests.

*** HALAL meals and Vegetarian meals available.

Child meals available. The chef will prepare meal to suite the child's palate as per parents request.

TRANSPORT- *** We have our own luxury air conditioned coach for our guests. Seats 9. and a 4 x 4 wheel drive luxury jeep. The Prado jeep seats 4. The vehicles will be kept standby for our guests to use. You pay only if you use the coach/jeep. No other added costs ******

Groups - for large groups South Point Villa and South Point Abbey are ideal. By opening a garden door both properties become one. Meals can be arranged at any property for the group.

On availability our guests are welcome to use the facilities of South Point Cottage which is a lake front property and Peacock Point which is located on a working coconut, cinnamon and fruit plantation. You can pick your own insecticide free fruits and veges. Go for walk along the slow flowing river or on a complimentary boat ride. staff will pluck fresh king coconut for you to drink

An lady Ayurveda messier with herbal oils available for massages. A yoga instructor can be arranged. A guitarist who sings lovely English songs and Sinhalese songs available to sing for a romantic night. For the day an elephant can be hired to ride and feed. If you like dogs the owners pet dogs will be allowed onto the property, the dogs love to go for walks on the beach and are very well behaved. ( the dogs are kept on another property).

Generators - both properties have standby generators if there is a power failure..

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Details for South Point Abbey 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 4 Bathrooms

South Point Abbey - is 4 bedroom warm, elegant & luxury two story beach villa. An old Dutch house which has been carefully restored retaining its gracious charm of a bygone era. The walls built of coral and limestone by master craftsmen almost two centuries ago remain intact The floor tiles are the original old clay tiles cool to the feet. . Bathrooms are modern and newly tiled. Tastefully furnished with comfortable classical furniture. An elegant yet informal home. Ideal for couples, friends and families. Children welcome The infinity pool is located very close the beach and Sea. Can sleep 8 comfortably. Living room has Cable TV and a DVD player. *** FREE Wireless internet services available. *** Living and dinning on the 1st floor or ground floor verandahs. South Point Abbey can be taken as a 3 or 4 bedroom property on exclusive use of whole property basis. The small study can be converted into a 5th bedroom by adding an extra bed to accommodate extra guests,
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome


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South Point Villa was built as the owners beach holiday home.

Although it was built in 2004 the owners purchased antique doors and window dating back to the British and Dutch period, when they ruled Sri Lanka. All details have been looked into. Staying at South Point Villa and South Point Abbey is like staying in a Sri Lankan home with a 5 star service.

South Point Abbey was a 200 year old house walls built with coral beautifully restored. The clay tiles are the original old tiles which are very cooling to the feet.

The owners live in Colombo with their two sons.

The owners fell in love with the location and knew this was the perfect spot to built their dream holiday home. The beautiful coral formation in the sea and soft golden sandy beach was perfect.

Staying at South Point Villa and South Point Abbey would be like staying in your own private beach holiday home. You will have the privacy you require. The beach is lovely and not crowded. There are only two beach villas on this stretch and a few fishing boats. The fishing season is from Oct to April only. Thru out the year the sea is lovely for swimming. Beach restaurants 15 minutes away.

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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South Point Abbey
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
South Point Abbey
+94 (0) 77 303 9 404
Kathaluwa Southern Province
London, UK


  • 5 of 5
We had a truly fantastic time at Southpoint Abbey. We stayed there for 2 weeks with our two children, aged 2 and 4. The staff at the house were lovely, and couldn’t do more for us – the cooking was amazing and they toned down the spice for the children. The children would go into the kitchen to watch Janaka cooking the meals. The house itself is beautiful – really airy and stylish with large rooms and clean bathrooms. The pool was great for the kids and it was lovely to be right on an amazing beach. My son (aged 4) and husband went off fishing in the early mornings accompanied by one of the staff from Southpoint Villa next door. The owners of the property (who live in Colombo) came to see us and were really friendly and helpful – our kids played with their sons on the beach and they took us on a boat trip on Koggala lake. They are doing a lot of work raising money for local people and a lot of the proceeds of the Abbey and Villa go to charity. Although the property was on quite a busy road, we were not disturbed by the noise, and you weren’t really aware of this once inside the house. Once you crossed the road you could walk into the lanes within the village. We walked to the station (5 minutes) and took the train to Galle (about 20 mins) which the kids loved. The people in the village are really friendly and loved to interact with the kids. We would thoroughly recommend this property, and think about our whole holiday with great fondness and happy memories. Sue, Chris, Thomas (4yrs) and Ella (2yrs)
  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We at South Point intend giving our guests an unforgettable experience. Our staff take excellent care of our guests and look into details to make their stay memorable. Our aim is to give the best service.

Staying at South Point Villa and Abbey is like staying in your own private beach villa.

The villas are kept spotless and daily fresh flowers are kept in the living areas. The beach in front of the villas are swept daily. The housekeeper has been in the family for over 50 years and most of the other staff have been with the owners from the inception.( 2004 )

Sri Lankan meals are served in clay pots or on banana leaves. Barbeques can be arranged on the beach, garden or near the pool. Fresh lobsters and crabs are brought alive to the villa on order only.

We use local products and handlooms to help the community. Staying at South Point Villa is to experience gracious Sri Lankan style living.
South Point Abbey
+94 (0) 77 303 9 404
Kathaluwa Southern Province
Hong Kong

Outstanding House for Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5
I will try not to use too many superlatives in order to give a balanced view of our stay! We have just returned from 7 nights in the Abbey - family of five with 3 children aged 10, 9 & 6, my husband and I plus his mother who is 81 year old diabetic Sri Lankan - quite a gang! From the moment I first contacted Sonali it was clear that she runs a tight and efficient ship! Her driver Upali picked us up in Colombo - their van is big and safe and has a number of seat-belts and he is a confident and safe driver who is very calm - this is beneficial when driving in SL!

SERVICE: the staff of 6 are trained to standards that we would be challenged to find anywhere else. We typically stay in 5* hotels but chef Shantha, housekeeper Sujith and others were capable of fulfilling our every whim whilst never being intrusive. The children could wander into the kitchen for fresh fruit drinks at any time (or a quick snack!), each meal was presented with flair and flourish and the table decorations take your breath away! Rooms and bathrooms kept spotless and the entire property was kept sparkling and gleaming throughout our stay. FOOD: mouth-watering, delicious and tempered to the right degree of spiciness' depending on your palate. All dietary needs catered for and we were treated to all sorts of foodie delights. Marvellous fresh fruit, fresh fish and curries of every description.
HOUSE: charming and yes, slightly rustic. Very efficient air-cons which were lovely at the end of the day, but also lots of ceiling fans which kept us cool. House is kept spotless, beds made and bathrooms cleaned daily. About 10 m from the sea, resulting in a very cool ocean breeze throughout the day. ENVIRON: softest sandy beach, rabbits, charming school opposite (we spent the morning). Meet Nimali the sewing lady who run up local costumes & dresses and sarongs for us; go to Marissa beach for good swimming; can also swim in front of villa. We released 43 turtles into the sea and kids say it was a high-light of the trip, together with a fishing trip on Lake Koggala which SouthPoint will arrange. We caught some fish and bought crab for our curry and saw cinammon bark being peeled - all wonderful and earthy and simple. We will return - our children cried upon leaving the staff and the house - truly a holiday of a lifetime!
  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
South Point Abbey
+94 (0) 77 303 9 404
Kathaluwa Southern Province
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Comments from Owner Guestbook

VILLA - Many thanks to you all for providing a 5 star service in a stunning location. Maggie and Andy Lynch Doha ,Thank you for a wonderful holiday. Unique surrounding, an excellent service of your very dedicated staff. The children had a great time, we hope to return soon - Hugh Feanrley-whittingstall , Marie Derome, Chloe, Oscar and Freddie - UK Dec 2006 ** A wonderful place for the family... The beauty and tranquility of the house and the amazing beach front location. Grace Raymondand family HKG & SIN 23 FEB 2007, What a glorious family weekend we spent at beautiful South Point Villa. The delicious meals and always beautiful presentations and table settings were all enjoyable, we look forward to them everyday. Howard and Susie - USA 19 March 2007, To have a family reunion is a splendid thing.. but to have it at South Point has been truly special. Kate Varney and family UK and Edward Bean HKG April 2007, An absolute awesome experience all round. Dhaval India 2007
  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2007
  • Stayed: Dec 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
South Point Abbey
+94 (0) 77 303 9 404
Kathaluwa Southern Province

Wunderschönes Haus

  • 5 of 5
Ich kann dieses Haus nur wärmstens empfeheln. Es ist vieeeeeeeel schöner als uf den Fotos dargestellt. Wir waren als 6 köpfige Familie dort im Alter von 28-55 Jahren. Das allerbeste an diesem Haus ist der Service. Man fühlt sich iw ein Filmstar und unser Koch hat jeden Abend landestypisch gekocht. Wir würden jederzeit wieder dorthin fahren, dann aber NUR in dieses Haus!!
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
15 minutes away
Nearest Beach
on the beach
Car: not necessary

South Point Villa and South Point Abbey are located on a small headland, The villas are isolated but within 10 to 15 minutes drives you are in the centre of beach restaurants, snorkelling/diving/boating/surfing/centres.

Only 16km approx. 25 minutes drive to the UNESCO declared heritage site in Galle City/ Galle Fort,

The reef opposite the villas provides excellent snorkeling and diving.

Surfing schools in Ahangama 5 minutes away and in Mirissa beach 20 minutes way.

Unawatuna beach 15 minutes away has snorkeling and diving schools and many restaurants on the beach.

Deep sea fishing, still fishing possible.

10 minutes to turtle hatchery,

15 minutes to the Hadunagoda tea plantation where you can go on a tea tour and taste a variety of teas,

boat ride in koggala lake and sea. . visit eagle island. whale watching excursions.

spend a few hours at peacock point a working coconut, cinnamon & fruit plantation see peacocks.

Uda Walawa and Yala wild life parks, to see elephants and other animals, day tours can be arranged

Other Activities: fishing, boating, whale and dolphin watching excursions, Cultural sites, Cycling.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates


Kathaluwa Villa Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Deals for two week stay
Jul 1 2014 - Dec 15 2014
3 night minimum stay
Christmas and New Year
Dec 16 2014 - Jan 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
Min Stay 10 nights over Easter
Jan 11 2015 - Apr 30 2015
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Rates given is for EXCLUSIVE USE of entire property basis.

SPECIAL RATES available for the month of MAY, JUNE & OCTOBER 2014

FREE wireless internet ( WIFI) available.
Minimum stay - 10 nights over Christmas OR New Year and Easter
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Kathaluwa Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Sunbed
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Safe
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
  • Modern bathrooms tiled. Separate space for rainfall shower. Hot cold water on tap. Herbal Mint shampoo in ceramic jars, fresh white towels and blue pool towels available. The ground floor bathroom has his and her wash basins. Bathrooms are cleaned every morning and evening and whenever required.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed , 2 baby crib , on request 2 cots available
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single , The small study can be turned into a single bedroom.
  • At South Point Abbey there is a total of 4 air conditioned bedrooms with ceiling fans and attached bathrooms. The rooms are large and spacious and has lovely view of the Indian Ocean. *** 3 bedrooms on the 1st floor *** Two of these bedrooms have connecting doors which makes it ideal for families with little children. Four poster beds with mosquito netting draped. antique cupboards. 1 bedroom on the ground floor and a small study which can be converted into a single bedroom for extra guests Cots, high chair and extra beds available. White linen provided and changed every 2nd night or on request. Rooms are cleaned in the morning and evening by the staff.
  • Radio
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Bicycles
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Pedal Boat
  • Sand Box
  • Motorboat
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Boat
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • Massage
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • whale watching
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • water skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
South Point Abbey is excellent for a totally relaxed holiday. The Abbey will be your own private beach home for the duration of your stay. On availability our guests are welcome to use the facilites of South Point Cottage, Peacock Point and South Point VIlla. **** 24 hours service avaialble. FREE WIFI facilities available. Transport - We have a luxury Coach seats 9 passengers kept standby for our guests in our 3 properties. You pay only if you use the coach. For children - beach toys available and a bicycle suitable for children 3 years to 6 years. **** Ground floor is suitable for wheel chairs and elderly or infirm guests. We offer for stays over 7 nights - complimentary boat ride on Kogala Lake and a yummy cake and other surprises. ****
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