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Peaceful position with a 13meter fresh water swimming pool

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Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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

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About the Owner

Roger Evangelista
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2017

21 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

5

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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5

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

Heaven!

  • 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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5

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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5

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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5

Extremely relaxing rustic property,

  • 5 of 5

One of most relaxing and enjoyable holidays. The villa was perfect in a wonderfully quiet and peaceful location,with a wonderful pool and garden. Only a took tuk ride to Tangalla and bars and restaurants are dotted along the beach should you wish.

The chef and the rest of the other staff were wonderful during our stay, I'm already missing all of the delicious curries and fruit!

We will be back!

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

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Colombo at 122 Miles Nearest Beach : at 5 Metres Car: not necessary

Tangalle is about 200km south of Colombo and is well situated for journeys north into the hill country and eastwards towards Yala and the game reserves.

We have our own air-conditioning mini bus with a very experienced driver who can meet guests either directly from their airport or from their hotel. Trips to virtually all parts of the Island can be arranged including the hill country towns of Nuwara Wliya, Kandy and Ella. Visits to the ancient Buddhist temple of Sigiriya and a Turtle sanctuary very close to Tangalla and the game reserve of Yala, can also be arranged.

Other Activities: sightseeing

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
£1,610
for 7 nights
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£230
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

High Season runs from December to June,
Low Season runs from June through November.

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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House

Theme

  • Away From It All

General

  • 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

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Attractions

  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 200 m²

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.

Bedrooms

  • 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).

Outside

  • 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

Meals

  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available

Notes:

  • 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.

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