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contemporary, stylish, private house with direct beach front

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Beach House

Situated on Sri Lanka’s palm-fringed southern coast, a 20 minute drive from Galle Fort, 10 minutes past Unawatuna, ‘Skinny’ is a contemporary, stylish, private house with direct beach front access to arguably one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka.

Skinny beach offers a bespoke and unforgettable holiday experience, the ideal place to relax and recharge away from the hustle and bustle of city life, or post your island tour.

Creatively designed using a long, narrow plot, the space has been fully optimised to create a spacious, contemporary and unique beach escape. Downstairs is a comfortable and stylish living space with designer furniture. Bespoke fixtures and fittings crafted from local hardwood perfectly complement the pale grey and white colour palette creating a cool and elegant aesthetic. Open sliding doors to the private sundeck to make one seamless indoor-outdoor space, ideal for either relaxing or entertaining. Steps lead directly down to the powder soft sands of Dallawella Beach, where a stunning protective reef divides a calm, sparkling lagoon ideal for safe swimming and snorkelling at one end from a fun reef break at the other. Spend lazy afternoons under the swaying coconut palms snoozing on the comfortable loungers while spotting Olive Ridley turtles, then cool down with a dip in Skinny’s private plunge pool.

Upstairs in the property, large windows let in ample light and the front bedroom, which faces south west, offers unbeatable views from the balcony, an ideal spot to relax with a sundowner while gazing at the tequila-hues of an Indian Ocean sunset.

Both bedrooms have ultra-comfortable king size beds fitted with 400 thread count white cotton linens, including micro-gel pillows. Both rooms have ample hanging space in purpose-built closets, air conditioning and personal safes; the main bedroom also has a fridge.

The stunning mosaic-tiled bathrooms are super-spacious with ultra-high ceilings, well stocked with plenty of fluffy white cotton towels and organic toiletries. The bathrooms also boast large vanity units and oversize shower heads.

The well-appointed kitchen has all the usual modern amenities, including a small cocktail bar and a Nespresso coffee machine. It is fully equipped with cooking utensils should you wish to prepare a meal, or Sashi, our house manager, can cook you a variety of traditional Sri Lankan and western dishes on request.

More Details

Owner
Sashika Dilhan Pussewala Hewage
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Spanish, Sinhala
Calendar last updated:
22 January, 2018

About Sashika Dilhan Pussewala Hewage

Cecilia and Sashika, an Australian-Sri Lankan couple living in the beautiful south coast of the island.

Cecilia has a teaching and travel background from her former life in Australia. She worked for Flight Centre Ltd in various roles across different brands, and for Peregrine Adventures.

Sashika has two homes on the south coast, which the couple use as a base and to host friends and guests. From here he has been arranging local excursions and country tours for the last 10 years.

“We are both passionate about travel and introducing travellers to Sri Lanka. Over the last two years, we’ve spent half our time here, and half the time travelling in Australia, Europe, Asia and Latin America”.

Sashika Dilhan Pussewala Hewage purchased this villa in 2012

Why Sashika Dilhan Pussewala Hewage chose Galle

Location, location, location

I was born and raised here and share my life with my partner. We'll ensure you love our patch of paradise as much as we do

What makes this villa unique

Enjoy the jacuzzi pool looking straight out to the sea or natural jacuzzi pools in the ocean

We built this property from scratch, maximising the location and space with details to make it both luxurious and cosy

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on the Galle on the Southern Province

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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Location

Nearest Airport
155 Kilometres
Colombo
Nearest Barpub
Wijaya
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Talpe
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
A2
Nearest Restaurant
Wijaya
Nearest Beach
Dalawella
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on the Galle, Sri Lanka

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High
15 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,038
for 3 nights
From
£346 **
£2,077 **
£8,259
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£519
for 2 nights
From
£260 **
£1,557 **
£6,214
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £357.55
Service Charge 10.0% of rental total, per person per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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