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Peaceful position with a 13meter fresh water swimming pool

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

20 mins walk to Tangalle Town Centre

Muhudu Niwasa - Sinhalese for sea house is approximately 1.5 miles from Tangalla in the small village of Medilla, at the southernmost point of Sri Lanka overlooking the Indian Ocean. It is set in its own coconut grove with a gate leading directly on to a beautiful white sandy beach. Bougainvillea, hibiscus and temple flower trees flourish in the garden complete the perfect tropical setting. The house is large and airy with a spacious teak veranda at first floor running the length of the house overlooking the sea. The windows to the rear have spectacular views across the lagoons to the hills in the distance. We have a wonderful host couple who have been with us for 15 years. They prepare the most delicious local dishes and together with the rest of staff will look after your every needs.

Qualified ayurvedic Doctor available for consultations and treatment, `Please ask our staff for further info

More Details

Property Manager
Roger Evangelista
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on the Tangalle, Sri Lanka

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • All bathroom are fully tiled and fitted with modern European quality bathroom sets.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
  • The top floor contains the master bedroom (4 poster bed) with en-suite bathroom, and a 2 further double bedrooms and a second bathroom. All the bedrooms have access to a full-length veranda with spectacular views through the coconut trees to the sea. There are a further 2 bedrooms on the ground floor (one with 4 poster bed).
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
We have a wonderful host couple and 3 very friendly staff who love to help. Including making your bed and cleaning the bathrooms daily or whenever you require. (the service is all included in your rate) However should you prefer to be left alone just state so upon booking confirmation.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)


A beach front paradise with all needs catered for by a friendly and helpful team

  • 5 of 5

Five of us stayed 12 nights at Tangalla after 9 days touring the island. The booking arrangements were easy and all queries so helpfully answered. The villa is beautifully designed and sits in a stunning, generously wide beach front plot which is all immaculately tended. We ate in most of the time (apart from a nice (quite expensive) evening at the excellent Anantara Hotel) and the cooking was exceptional, especially the fresh fish, fruity breakfasts and the lunchtime roti and dhal. Most of the time was spent on the beach, swimming in the sea or in the really great pool, sunbathing, reading and being looked after by the ever cheerful team, with (only) occasional bouts in the gym and massage room. We also made forays to Galle, Mulkirigala Rock Temple, Uda Walawe National Park (5 am start definitely worth it!), with the arrangements all taken care of by the staff.

This is a magical spot and experience! Thanks to all involved for making it so!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear James. Many thanks for your kind review. We are so happy that you had a good time at Muhudu Niwasa. That's the whole point of it all! We also thoroughly enjoyed having you staying with us. You are more than welcome to come back at any time. Warm wishes Roger and the Team
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A really relaxing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The villa was as described, a lovely house, with a garden full of trees and flowering bushes, and the sea swishing on the sand, just outside the garden gate. We were extremely well looked after by the staff, who were very welcoming, cheerful and friendly. At the same time, they were unobtusive, but available and eager to please. The meals, prepared by Sarath and his family, were delicious, with the local fish straight from the sea, a real treat

As was our intention, we had a really relaxing time, but there was also plenty to do, be it swimming in the sea or in the pool, going for walks, bird watching or visiting places, such as to Galle or to see the turtles laying their eggs, travelling in Tuk-Tuks or the mini bus.

All in all a memorable holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sublimely , divinely , blissfully , spot on !

  • 5 of 5

I have known Mahudu Niwasa since it first rose from the ground in the eighties. Lovely times and fantastic stories back in the day ,when the water could only arrive via the bull-cart and there was no electricity. The house was passionately developed over many years and the owner philanthropically connected this little oasis hamlet on the ocean with water and electricity. We have been fortunate to stay there many times and enjoyed its sybaritic pleasures, and wonderful service from the delightful staff. To immerse oneself in this pure tranquility is the most wonderful tonic and one begins to question our frantic lifestyle , and the locals gentle and peaceful daily life. Go to Mahudu Niwasa for a great chill out experience.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a stunning place maintained and run by on site managers. We have a wonderful holiday here exploring this beautiful country and then being able to return to the tranquility and peace of this house. The only noise to here is the peaceful sound of the waves and birds. The pool is a god send being able to cool down in the hot sun. The food which is served for you here is better than any restaurant we have been to. The re are people on hand to assist with your trips around the island as I wouldn't recommend anyone drives here. They are mad! Tuk Tuks, motor bikes, pedal cycles, general traffic just weaving in and out and overtaking when ever they can regardless of the traffic. We would love to come back to the island again and if we do we wouldn't think of staying anywhere else

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brilliant time

  • 5 of 5

The team is very attentive to your needs, and very freindly.

Beautifull sinery, great property. I haven't so relaxed for a long time.

Great value for money!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello. Just seen your lovely comments. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Won't the guys a lovely team? I agree. I go over from time to time just to make sure things are running smoothly. I always enjoy my visit. Such a change from my day job!! Thanks once again We are very much looking forward to welcome you and your friends at another time Best wishes Roger
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Perfect Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Muhudu Niwasa is the perfect beach villa, literally on the beach. The house is well maintained and we were made to feel very welcome. We stayed there for a week with our family including grandchildren and our every need was taken care of. The cook did all the shopping and cooked all our meals and the housekeeper was always on hand to wait on us and make tea whenever we wanted some. The pool is wonderful, set in a beautiful garden and there is miles of stunning beach just through the garden gate. We would highly recommend this villa for anyone looking for peace, rest and a bit of pampering in a home from home environment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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