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Entire villa hosted by Andrew

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 3 bathrooms
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Ambakanda is a boutique 2 bedroom 3 bathroom villa nestled in the hills overlooking Unawatuna Bay in Southern Sri Lanka. It's the perfect base to relax, unwind and explore the beautiful surrounding countryside.

The space
Ambakanda is a bright airy conversion of an old colonial cottage. Perched on a hillside above Unawatuna Bay, it's the perfect place to base yourself whilst you explore the surrounding area. The house has two double bedrooms, both with en suites. The donwstairs bedroom has an indoor/outdoor bathroom where you can shower under the stars. The upstairs bedroom has sea views from both bedroom and bathroom. There's a large L shaped veranda with large L shaped sofa and hammock chair. With the indian ocean twinkling in the distance, this is a lovely place to relax. There's a large mango wood dinning table which will comfortable seat 8 if you feel like entertaining. In the garden behind the house we have built a small yoga shala with room for two to comfortably practice yoga. If that's not your thing, it's a beautiful space to relax on one of the bean bags and watch the boats go by out at sea. Or maybe you'd rather relax in the hammock and watch the wildlife show around you. With it's abundance of fruit trees, Ambakanda is a haven for and assortment of exotic birds. It is also a favourite spot for Monkeys who tend to stop by at the beginning and end of the day. There is a fully equipped kitchen should you feel like cooking for yourself. On hand to make your stay as enjoyable possible is Jotha. In addition to maintaining the house, he will prepare and serve breakfast for you (ingredients must be paid for by guests). Evening meals can be arranged however in addition to ingredients costs, guests are asked to pay an additional 1000rs service charge per evening. Jotha can also organise tuk tuks, sightseeing and offer advise on things to do in the area.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed

What this place offers

Bay view
Garden view
Free parking on premises
Long-term stays allowed
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Where you’ll be

Unawatuna, Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Ambakanda is ideally placed as a base for exploring the Southern coast of Sri Lanka. Thalpe is one of the most beautiful stretches of coast in Sri Lanka. In addition to it's beautiful beaches, it offers a large selection of bars and restaurants from high end luxury through to local charm. Surfing grows in popularity every year here and there are breaks up and down the coast to suit all levels. The UNESCO world heritage site of Galle Fort is 15 minutes away. Head inland and you can explore miles of beautiful paddy fields or head further afield to Sinarhaja Rain Forrest which is a couple of hours away.

Hosted by Andrew

  1. Joined in October 2013
  • 97 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost

During your stay

Jotha who manages the house will be on sight to assist you. He does this in an extremely unobtrusive manner and is sensitive to guests requirements for privacy.

Andrew is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 14:00
Check out: 11:00
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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