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Beach Villa With Pool and Tennis Court In Wadduwa, Fully Staffed, 3 Bedroom, AC

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet


About the property

Villa in Wadduwa, Western Province, Sri Lanka - Peacefully located just at the beach.

Villa "Ad Astra" is one of 4 villas sharing 1.5 acres of land by the sea in Wadduwa 35 km or 50 minutes south or of Colombo. The property includes a 16 meter swimming pool, a tennis court, staff and guard houses. Leading from the living room is a terrace with views to the garden, pool and beach, furnished with table and chairs to enable you to dine in- or out-door. The Villa has direct access to the beach with the seawater always maintain 27 degrees Celcius. Our staff is on hand to cater to all your wishes - you do not have to enter the kitchen during your stay. Our Villa Ad Astra is close to plenty of beach hotels with a wide choice of restaurants. The famouse Siddhalepa Ayerveda hotel is our closest neighbour, where Ayerveda treatment can be booked. Our villa has also its own Ayurveda treatment massage bench for professional treatment in the house. Our staff will support with booking.

Jan and Agneta
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

About Jan and Agneta

After many years working and living in Asian and European countries we are now back in Sweden. We have two daughters with families and kids.

Jan and Agneta purchased this villa in 2004

Why Jan and Agneta chose Wadduwa

When we lived and worked in Sri Lanka in the mid 90th's we became very fond of the people and the country. Ever since, we have travelled back.

Together with 3 other families we purchased land and built our own holiday home.

The location was very much decided because, it is on the beach, not too far from Colombo but still on the fantastic west coast.

What makes this villa unique

Villa Ad Astra is a place for relaxing, swimming, walking / jogging and when you feel for it depart for tours to the south, to the mountains or to Colombo.

Our family and grand kids loves it here and the village elephant can be asked to come to the villa for an exclusive ride!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Cite from our Guest Book:

“We all had an amazing stay, the villa is beautiful, the gardens and pool are stunning!! We very lucky to see the village elephant one afternoon and we even had a ride on her trunk. Two families stayed and the villa was spacious enough for all of us.

Without a doubt what made our stay more special was the warmth, kindness, and help we got from Thilak...he was an absolute star.

Family from Uk and family from Singapore

“Had a wonderful stay, loved the pool, the garden, the friendly staff, the wildlife, the ocean and beach. Going back feeling relaxed and rested. Fabulous holiday.”

Family from UK living in Oman

“Our first impression was the villa surpassed by a mile what we expected - a rarity to find something better than we expected.

Twilight walks, sunsets, early morning strolls along the beach...

We have had loads of time enjoy the villa, pool and gardens...

The staff has attended us beautifully and we could not have asked for more.”

Family fro
Apr 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on the Wadduwa on the Western Province

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Master bedroom has an en-suite large bathroom including Ayurveda treatment massage bench. Bedroom 2 and 3 have one bathroom each but not en-suite. There is an outdoor shower by the terrace.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1:Master bedroom includes a large 4-poster double bed. Air-conditioned. Bedroom 2: Large 4-poster double bed. Air-conditioned. Bedroom 3: Normal double bed. Air-conditioned. Two extra beds available to be placed in Master bedroom or bedroom 2.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Upon entering the sitting room with teak wooden beamed ceiling and tiled floor, the villa gives a wonderful view of the pool, coconut and frangipani trees and the sea. Antique dutch chairs and comfortable modern sofas provide relaxation. All bedrooms have thick mattresses and quality bedding and look out to the garden, stunning with Aralya and Coconut trees, Hibiscus plants and the sea. The style is modern Sri Lankan style. Please note that this is a no smoking house. Outside: A path designed as leaves in cement leads from the house to the swimming pool which is situated between the house and the beach. It is 16 meter long with an attached children pool and is surrounded by sun loungers. On the back side of the Villa is the grass lawn tennis court. A tennis instructor can be booked by the house keeper. Surrounded by a tropical 1,5 acre garden complete with a 10-ft brick wall for security and privacy. The property is also guarded by security guards. The garden boasts of Hibiscus, Frangipanis and tropical plants in various colours. Wadduwa is the center for coconut fibre production and provides the opportunity to look at the villagers working in their gardens. Next door we have a Coconut Sap plantation where the workers climb the coconuts early morning to empty the sap – and the flying foxes come in at night to get drunk hanging in the trees. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels, linen and even pool towels are included. Our chef will prepare dishes for lunch and dinner for the cost of the ingredients. Maid service is available every day and cleaning lady is cleaning the house. Other: In front of the house, facing the sea, is a large roofed terrace for perfect shade and for enjoying the sunset while dining or casual reading in our lounge chairs.


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Beach Villa With Pool and Tennis Court In Wadduwa, Fully Staffed, 3 Bedroom, AC
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Fantastic villa with excellent service

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation in this nice villa. The staff was service minded and made us feel welcome. The food was also very good.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Jan and Agneta
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A perfect place for a family holiday with lots of privacy and excellent service!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay at Villa Ad Astra and it felt like coming home. The service of Thilak and his staff is excellent. The house is decorated with taste and the furniture is of very good quality. The pool is huge and cleaned everyday. Furthermore the property is very safe being surrounded by a wall and having 24hr security. It is an aussum place if you are looking for a place with lots of privacy, space and very friendly staff. It is like in a hotel but 1000x better. We feel very happy to be able to spend our holidays in such a paradise. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nicole for your kind and nice words. Looking forward to have you back again. With best regards Agneta and Jan
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  • 5 of 5

A lovely house that is spacious, comfortable and clean. Thilak and his team were excellent, provided delicious meals and catered quietly and efficiently to our every need. The outside area and pool are equally lovely.

Galle, the tsunami museum and sea turtles are all worth visiting.

Good supermarket in the village.

There are better beaches in Sri Lanka so probably not the place if you want a beach stay but otherwise I would highly recommend this place.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice words and your stay. Best regards Jan and Agneta
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Beautiful Villa in Stunning Location

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful villa, in a wonderful location with amazing grounds, which are well maintained by a the gardening team, a fabulous pool and lovely tennis court. The house staff keep the house immaculate and cater for your every need. We stayed here for 4 weeks in July and used this villa as a base to explore. We enjoyed trips to Yala National Park, whale watching, turtle hatchery, temples, boat trips, Columbo, Galle and even managed to watch some test match cricket in Galle. We enjoyed many lovely strolls along the beach and enjoyed chatting to the locals. The nearest station is 10 mins walk away so we took advantage of the super rail system on some of our trips and other times we used a driver called Indy who was very knowledgable and a very safe driver. Our hosts were helpful with all our questions and queries. Thank you Jan and Agneta for sharing your beautiful home.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your nice words. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and wish you back again in the future. Jan and Agneta
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  • 5 of 5

We would like to thank you for our stay in your beautiful house.

Very relaxing, we took pleasure in sitting on the terrace or reading near the pool.

Thilak and the 2 women prepared us good dishes according to our tastes. Also very good pancakes for my children.

I will recommend this address to some of my friends and hope to come again in the future

Marie-Christine, Philippe from FRANCE

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your nice words. Welcome back when you visit Sri Lanka again. Jan and Agneta
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Fabulous place to stay..

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic place to holiday if you want to relax in beautiful surroundings and not have a care in the world. The villa is great, big rooms and really comfy, loads of seating outside and in to sit and read or just chill out with a drink. The kitchen appeared to have everything you need but to be honest Mr Thilak just does everything and anything for you so you rarely have to go in there. He is there with fresh tea when you wake, makes breakfast and is in and out throughout the day making sure you want for nothing. Then comes dinner, wow, Sri Lankan cuisine at its best. He makes awesome devilled prawns and great curries with the help of the two ladies, who needs lots of restaurants, you feel like you're in one every Evening! Our kids tried everything and loved it all but Thilak went out of his way to accomodate them, making them fried chicken & fries, fresh pancakes for breakfast & stocked up with ice cream etc when it was running low. After our safari trip our kids couldn't wait to get back to see Thilak! Sitting outside relaxing on the terrace, listening to the sea in such beautiful surroundings, next to a lovely, large pool.....heaven. if you want to travel and explore then there is lots to see, we took a trip to Yala for a jeep safari which was a great experience, seeing elephants up so close in their natural habitat is magical. Be warned though, it's a 5.30am Start! Because of this we travelled the day before and stayed over in a hotel near Yala (The rain tree) which was very nice and great value. Opul, the tuk tuk driver next door to the villa arranged everything and took us. Never had such a relaxing holiday or been so well looked after. Thank you, we will return one day as there is so much more we want to see.

Ps the weather in August was great, we had one shower in two weeks and a constant 28°, were really happy & safe in the pool. Added bonus the security guard & gardener were always around & made the whole holiday more relaxing as we felt so safe & secure.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We are truly happy that you enjoyed our villa and great team. Looking forward to receive you again in the future. Jan and Agneta
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You can walk or swim for miles in the water which keeps a temperature of 27 degrees Celsius all year round. Unbelievable sunsets and walks to arrange a lobster for the evening is at hand. It is only 2 minutes´walk to the Siddhalepha Ayurveda Hotel for ayurvedic treatments and use of the gym at a charge.


The distance from the International Airport north of Colombo to our villa south of Colombo is 70 Km. Depending on the traffic it will take between 1.5 to 2.5 hours. Our house manager will arrange airport pick up and drop.


Wadduwa is located some km north of Kalutara, where the famous Kalutara Temple is situated. The turtle reserve center is 40 minutes south of Wadduwa. The distance to Galle, (UNESCO world heritage site), which is further south, is 100 km and takes 2-3 hours depending on traffic. Colombo is 35km north of Ad Astra Villas and provide shopping, some important sightseeing venues, fine food and night life.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa on the Wadduwa, Sri Lanka

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2018
15 Dec 2018 - 15 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2019
15 Dec 2019 - 15 Jan 2020
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner for booking details.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner for changeover day details.

Notes on prices:
The above prices are for 2 persons using the entire villa, including services from Chef, Maid and Cleaning lady.
For additional guest, the cost is 23 $ per night.
Breakfast is optional and at 4.50 $ per adult and day. For children, up to 12, breakfast is 2.25 $ per day.
Pick up and drop at airport is also optional at 70 $ one way.
Maximum stay: 6 adults and 2 children.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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