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5 bedroomed holiday bungalow with swimming pool

People8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Situated in Balapitiya, midway between Hikkaduwa and Bentota

This self catering property has two double bedrooms, both with a/c and ceiling fans. The twin room and two single rooms have ceiling fans. There is a comfortable lounge, separate dining area, fully equipped kitchen and two modern bathrooms. Satellite television is installed. There is also a DVD player with a selection of films. The swimming pool is cleaned and maintained daily.

From the porch you can relax and watch the large variety of birds that visit the garden, or lounge around the pool.

More Details

Owner
John Kramm
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 October, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow on the Balapitiya on the Southern Province

Property Type:
  • bungalow (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • A hot or cold water shower is available in both the recently refurbished bathrooms - the larger of which contains a full bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both the double bedrooms are fitted with air conditioning and ceiling fans. The twin bedded bedroom and the two single rooms have ceiling fans.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Although smoking is not banned we would be grateful if it could be restricted to outside the bungalow.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

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5 bedroomed holiday bungalow with swimming pool
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 29 reviews
5

Everything we hoped it would be. Luxurious, clean and quiet location.

  • 5 of 5

A great place to stay if you prefer quiet locations that are in reach of more touristy spots. Our hosts John and Marylin were perfect and helpful and keen to make our stay memorable. They even stocked the fridge for us to avoid a supermarket run. They are a bit of a celebrity in the village and have useful local knowledge for restaurants and trips and taxis. Nothing was too much trouble for them. We travelled there straight from the airport. On reflection it would have been the perfect place to end our travelling around type holiday for 3 to 5 days. Having a great pool and a beautiful beach close by is perfect for a chilled out time. The value for money is outstanding and I'm told doesn't change for peak season so book now before someone else does.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this lovely review. It was a pleasure meeting you and your family.
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5

Lovely property in a great location with a beautiful pool and very helpful and knowledgeable owners!

  • 5 of 5

First time visit to Sri Lanka and this stay did not disappoint. The villa is situated in Balipitiya, just outside of the more touristy area of Hikkaduwa, but very close to some absolute gems. The Madhu River safari is a must, finished off with a beautiful evening meal at Bord'eau, run by the very friendly Lalith. The owners of the property are both helpful and knowledgeable and their local employee, Sirimal, is an excellent tour guide. The property itself is large, very clean and nicely decorated throughout, with a very large and well maintained pool in the garden. This has been an excellent holiday, I would highly recommend this property to anyone wanting to visit the South of Sri Lanka.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. The location is great...so easy to get around just by hopping on and off the local busses that run along the main road a few minutes walk from the Villa.

The pool is fabulous,the garden is so relaxing to sit in and very entertaining..full of wildlife and we were frequently entertained by the families of monkeys swinging from the trees..We swam at night in the floodlit pool as the magical fireflies flitted around us.

The villa is immaculate and the beds very comfortable.

The nearest beach was stunning and we had it all to ourselves .

Belapitya is a lovely little village to soak up some local culture and the market there is great to stock up on fruit and veg if you're self catering. Sirimel took us to the supermarket on our first day where you can buy everything you need. He was very helpful and a really nice guy.

Thank you John and Marilyn for sharing your beautiful villa with us. We would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that Sirimal looked after you so well. I look forward to seeing you on your next visit.
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5

Fantastic villa

  • 5 of 5

We all really enjoyed our stay at balapitiya john & Marilyn where very helpful showing us where the good restaurants are and arranging transport if we needed. Great place to go exploring from

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure - we really enjoyed your company and we are glad you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Amazing For a Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

The villa was spacious and clean. The garden and pool lovely and well kept. Serimal who looks after the property does a great job, he couldn't be more helpful, his English is excellent and his knowledge of Sri Lanka and the best places to visit is invaluable.

We visited Sri Lanka as a family of 7 + a baby and were worried that we would be on top of each other but the villa had more than enough space. We had an amazing time and will hopefully be back again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased you had a good time. Hopefully we will see you again in the future.
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4

Great location, extremely friendly owners, clean - highly recommended!

  • 4 of 5

We spent over one week with (8 people) at this property and highly recommend it for a relaxing family stay. The property is located in very close to Balapitiya, a town offering all you need as far as daily amenities are concerned (local & international food & beverages). The property itself was lovely - spacious & clean with a very nice pool that was at our disposal at all times. The owners were super friendly at all times, provided all of the necessary information and helped out with any special requests that we had. The beach is also not far - about 300m walking distance or if you would like to go more touristy it is a max. 10 min tuk-tuk drive. Our tuk-tuk driver - recommended also by the owners was wonderful to us helping us out on a daily basis to get to the shops & beach. Overall, I would highly recommend this property for a great, relaxing family stay. You will for sure enjoy it!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Colombo
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Ambalangoda
Nearest Restaurant
75 Metres
Mangrove Cave - Balapitiya
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Balapitiya
Car: not necessary

We are situated midway between the holiday resorts of Bentota and Hikkaduwa, where scuba diving and snorkelling are popular attractions. The local beach is less than 5 minutes walk away.

The town of Galle with its historic fort is approximately 40 minutes away.

There is a river safari available in Balapitiya 5 minutes from the Bungalow, which is worth a visit. A working Moonstone Mine and jewellery shop are within 10 minutes ride in a Tuk Tuk.

The area has several hotels where non residents are welcome to dine. For a small charge the Chinese Take Away in Ambalangoda will deliver to your door. Ayurveda massages and treatments are available by local specialist.

Tours of your choice can be arranged for example:- Kandy, the Elephant Orphanage, Sigiriya, Yala National Park, to name but a few.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow on the Balapitiya, 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
 
2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£193
for 3 nights
£450
£1,800
 
 
2018
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£193
for 3 nights
£450
£1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£129
for 2 nights
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A 30% of the total booking is required as a deposit.

Arrival time - 4 pm
Checkout time - 10 am
Taxi to and from the Airport can be arranged - payment to be made directly to the driver.
Tours of choice can be arranged - payment to be made directly to the driver.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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