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Sihinayavilla - A Truly Stunning Family Friendly Boutique Villa with pool&staff.

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Sihinaya Villa is a simply stunning, family friendly, exclusive use boutique holiday villa.

It is a newly renovated traditional 100 year old antique house in a beachside location in Weligama, one of the worlds top diving and surfing hotspots, on the southern coast of Sri Lanka.

It is situated off the main coast road away from the traffic hustle and bustle but just minutes away from all the town and main beach action.

Sihinaya translates in Sinhala to "Dream" and Sihinaya is truly a "Dream" property.

Our Villa is suitable for families, couples or friendship groups wishing to have the exclusive use of the villa and the services of its trained staff.

It has being lovingly renovated by craftsmen to a very high standard and decorated and furnished in a luxurious but comfortable style keeping the needs of our guests in mind at all times.

The Villa is fully staffed including our Chef, Housekeeper, Steward, and our Manager, they operate from the separate staff quarters located in the grounds of the villa. They work in a very discreet manner ensuring the privacy and relaxation of our guests at all times. There is also night time security at the villa.

The Villa has four air conditioned colourful bedrooms with gorgeous handmade beds with deep comfortable mattresses. The bedroom furniture is made from locally sourced wood by a local carpenter. Ceiling fans are also provided for our guests bed time comfort. Two of our our bedrooms have an interconnecting door which converts the two rooms into a family suite should it be required.

We can accommodate two further children under the age of 11 on fold away beds and we can also provide a baby cot for one infant.

We have three en suite bathrooms with open to the sky showers and a private outdoor courtyard bathroom with a luxurious free standing bathtub.

All our bedlinen and towels are high grade Egyptian cotton and we provide cosy bathrobes and toiletries.

The large living area at the rear of the villa is open to the garden and overlooks the pool area. The large handcrafted wooden dining table seats 10 comfortably, whilst our well equipped villa kitchen can be used by our guests should they wish to self cater. We have provided a large comfortable seating area with handloomed cushions. There is also a TV with DVD player and a Bose Bluetooth sound speaker which has been provided for your enjoyment.

The garden is secluded, walled and private and has a stunning pool pavilion with bar area and seating, satellite TV and a changing room with toilet facilities.

We have provided numerous sun beds, bean bags and parasols in our tropical gardens which extend around the property.

Our pool is large, has a shallow end for the kids and steps for easy access.

The gardens are visited by native birds, peacocks and the occasional passing monkey, watching the local wildlife is a really entertaining pastime.

Either a Sri Lankan, English or Continental breakfast is available every morning and is included in the rental fee. Delicious evening meals, drinks and snacks can be lovingly prepared by our in house chef from a menu and are charged separately, but of course you are free to eat out away from the villa. The choice is yours!

Whilst we do not sell alcoholic drinks at Sihinaya, our staff are happy to purchase beers and wines from the village on your behalf for your own consumption.

The villa is beautifully appointed and has a comfortably luxurious, private and tranquil atmosphere. We are very family friendly and provide board games, kids dvds and we have high chairs, cots and kids eating and drinking ware is available.

The beautiful local beach is just a two minute walk away, here you can find a dive centre, beach bar and restaurant. The beach is safe for kids and there are surf breaks on the bay.

The main beach in Weligama is a wide, shallow sandy bay where you will find surf schools, beach bars and differing level surf breaks. Surf lessons and board hire is very reasonable and the tuition really friendly. Weligama beach is just a fun five minute tuk tuk ride away.

In Weligama town you can find all your shopping, banking and medical needs and a large array of tourist facilities.

Mirissa beach, about 15 minutes away, has many beach bars and restaurants right on the sand. The waves are great and surfing areas abound. This beach is really buzzing in the evenings with music, restaurants and bars.

There are many places of interest in the local area including Temples, snake farms, turtle hatchery, local towns, historic sites, batik factories and whale watching to name just a few.

Further afield you can take a day trip to see Sri Lankan elephants, leopards etc on their natural habitat.

Airport or hotel pick ups can be arranged via local transport companies using air conditioned mini buses. Please ask for details. Other tours and excursions can be arranged by our Manager upon request whilst staying at the villa.

Our welcome is a warm friendly one and we look forward to welcoming you soon to beautiful Sihinaya Villa.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2018

About The Owner

I am now retired and live in the UK but try to spend as much time at Sihinaya as possible with our family, who love the villa as much as we do. I oversaw the complete renovation of the house with the assistance of our Manager Chiqi, and took great detail in the end product. We have a gorgeous second home in a great location with great weather and feel blessed. We just hope our guests love the Villa as much as we all do!

The Owner purchased this villa in 2015

What makes this villa unique

The Villa is a peaceful holiday base in easy reach of lots of activities and fabulous beaches. It allows us a high level of luxury and in house service from our trusted staff team who look after our Villa, Us and our Guests beautifully, always discreet but always on hand to assist when necessary. Our team include Chiqi , our trusted Manager, Our Chef, Housekeeper and Steward. We also have a security guard during the hours of darkness.

It really is a home from home, a beautiful and peaceful environment in a gorgeous newly renovated antique house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow wow wow what a beautiful home you have and the team has made us feel very welcome .

We have just finished dinner. I was just talking to my wife -

saying what great food, beautiful home and close to a good surf break. The Christmas decorations made us really happy.

Love it .

Thank you,

Mathew
Dec 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on the Weligama 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: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , This bathroom has open to the sky luxury bath and shower
    Family Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This bathroom has Jack and Jill sinks and wet room shower
    En Suite Bathroom to Bedroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , Open to the sky shower, glass sink and natural granite floor
  • All our bathrooms are luxury standard with natural granite floors and counters. We have beautiful glass sinks, open to the sky showers and a luxury free standing slipper bath. Bathrobes, natural fragrance toiletries, fluffy towels, large vanity mirrors and hairdryers are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Cot and kids bed available
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Cot or kids bed available
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Cot or kids bed available
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Cot and kids bed available
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Sihinayavilla - A Truly Stunning Family Friendly Boutique Villa with pool&staff.
average rating of 5.0 based on 41 reviews
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
5

Amazing, Beautiful, Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Our Family spend 8 Amazing nights at the villa

Staff Great

Food Beautiful

Location Perfect

The home is the perfect place to stay with a Family

also the home is Amazing (clean,very well maintained)

We will be return with our Family

Regards

Mathew

  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Outstanding Villa and Service

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we contacted Debbie the owner our stay was fantastic. Debbie's outstanding customer service was reflected upon arrival with her incredible staff. Rakitha the manager could not have done more for us and the other villa staff were equally as impressive.

The Villa is simply beautiful. Located down a quiet road we opened the front gates to an oasis. The bedrooms were very well appointed and the indoor/outdoor en-suite's were delightful. But the most impressive aspect of the villa is the dining entertainment area that opens directly onto the pool and outdoor villa. Our children spent most of their time in the pool with the adults relaxing poolside.

If you are thinking of visiting the Mirissa/Galle/Weligama area I could not recommend Sihinaya enough. The villa is simply outstanding!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you had a great stay with us here at Sihinaya Villa. We work hard to ensure our guests have a great experience from first contact right through till they leave us so thankyou for your kind comments regarding our staff. We hope to maybe see you at Sihinaya again sometime in the future and huge thanks for being great guests!
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5

DREAM VILLA!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The proberty is brand new, clean and very well-maintained.

The manager and the owner provide very good customer service.

Highly recommend!! Hope we will come back sometime. Thank you for staying in your dream villa.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we would love to see you back at Sihinaya Villa sometime in the future.
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5

Amazing villa and staff!

  • 5 of 5

Started our 3 week tour of SL with a week here in pure luxury. Great place and fantastic staff. Thank you for treating our family so well.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Sri Lanka.
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5

Fab week in Sihinayavilla

  • 5 of 5

I had an amazing week in the villa. The staff were brilliant and looked after our needs and more. Chiqi the Manager arranged for transport and also Whale watching for my 40th birthday which was amazing and he made sure we had the best deals and people looking after us. The food was lovely and there was a lot of choices.

We had a fab time in the pool and relaxing by it. The village is lovely to walk around and the local people were so friendly. I am definitely going back and have been telling all my friends about Sihinayavilla. Loved it

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased you enjoyed your week at Sihinaya. You would be most welcome to return some time in the future and we look forward to welcoming you.
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5

Luxury villa wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

On arrival met by your wonderful team of staff who will look after you in the villa .The villa is in a wonderful rural location but within easy reach of the local beach 2 minute walk , and by enjoyable local taxi to the local town or other beaches of your choice

Great living outdoor space with a good size swimming pool , staff are attentive and discreet ,they know it is your vacation and give you the privacy to unwind and enjoy your stay.

Would certainly consider returning and recommending to friends and relations.

The manager has all the local knowledge of attractions , trips that you care to make .

Give yourselves the time to relax and enjoy listening to the monkeys and peacocks around you and just how beautiful the landscape is .

People are very helpful and relaxed , local shopping is great fun and watching fisherman sell their catch of the day is fascinating ..

Go to Sri lanka make your own mind up .

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for your kind review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and the local area. We are proud of our villa and staff and we work hard to ensure our guests have a great stay with us. We would very much welcome you back to Sihinaya at any time in the future. Kind Regards from us all at Sihinaya Villa.
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Location

Nearest Airport
130 Kilometres
Bandanaraike Internatonal Airport Colombo
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Main line to Colombo Fort
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Main Colombo to south coast Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Jungle beach
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Jungle beach
Car: not necessary

There is world class diving and surfing in the local area. Many half day excursions like visits to a batik factory, lace making shops, turtle hatchery, snake farm, whale watching (in season ) , the UNESCO site at Galle with its Dutch Colonial Fort and upmarket shopping areas, gem mines, tea plantations etc. The national parks at Yala and UdaWalawe are within a half days drive where you can see Sri Lankan elephants and leopards in their natural habitat.

Yoga, massage and relaxation classes can be arranged in the local area or at the villa.

Nearby are the towns of Mirissa, which has a very laid back vibe 
with its beach bars and famous surfing beaches, and  Matara, with it's off shore temple 
and good shopping areas. 


Our nearest sandy beach is situated just behind the villa and only two short minutes walk away. 


The Indian ocean is warm and inviting offering swimming and snorkelling at the off shore coral reefs.

Weligama our nearest town has everything you need including, food shopping, gift shopping, banks, ATM's, Pharmacy and Medical Clinic

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on the Weligama, Sri Lanka

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High 18
7 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
1 night minimum stay
£350
for 1 night
From
£350
 
 
Low 18
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
£280
for 1 night
From
£280
 
 
Value 18
1 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
1 night minimum stay
£250
for 1 night
From
£250
 
 
Low 18
21 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
£280
for 1 night
From
£280
 
 
Value 18
2 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
1 night minimum stay
£250
for 1 night
From
£250
 
 
Low 18
1 Nov 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
£280
for 1 night
From
£280
 
 
Peak 19
16 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
£2,400
for 5 nights
From
£480
 
 
High 19
7 Jan 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
1 night minimum stay
£370
for 1 night
From
£370
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£250
for 1 night
From
£250
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

The use of our pool by our guests and their guests is strictly at their own risk. The management or the staff of Sihinaya Villa will in no way be held responsive for any accidents howsoever caused. We do not provide a lifeguard and all children must be supervised at all times In and around the pool area.
The use of local Tuk Tuk taxis and excursion vehicles is strict at guests own risk.
The Villa Management reserve the right to manage our guests visitors for numbers and suitability.
Any guest or visitor under the influence of strong alcohol or drugs will be asked to leave the villa, no refund will apply in this instance.
The Villa owners will not tolerate any abusive behaviour or violence towards our villa staff. Any perpetrator will be removed from the villa and their stay curtailed and no refund will apply in this instance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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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