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Galle Heritage Villa

Overview

Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing sits comfortably in the heart of the only living UNESCO World Heritage site, Galle Fort amidst the cobbled streets of a bygone era. The villa is a transformation of a Colonial Dutch villa, and boasts 4 large, elegantly decorated deluxe rooms.

 

       


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Location

Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing is approximately 160 km south of Bandaranaike International Airport. If the scenic coastline road is taken the journey will last 3 hours and 30 minutes, whilst the highway will take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. The villa rests within a land area of approximately 1 acre which includes the villa and its surroundings.


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Available services

Rooms

Two guest rooms are located on the upper level and open on to the balcony with a garden view, the other two are adjoining the great hall, one of which has private access to the large front veranda and private seating area.Dining

Dining Options

  • In the dining area
  • Alfresco dining in the garden
  • Picnic
  • High tea in the evening

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Activities & Highlights

Archaeological sites

Galle Fort (UNESCO World Heritage Site)Religious excursions, Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya (built within giant boulder like formations) Island hopping Madol Duwa, Kurundu Doowa (Cinnamon Island), Spice Island, Temple Island, Stilt Fisherman Ahangama & Midigama

Other Excursions

Museum of Folk Art and Culture Maritime Museum, Mask carving and lace making, Ariyapala Mask Museum

Scuba diving and snorkelling

Jungle Beach, Hikkaduwa and Unawatuna

Whale watching and surfing in Mirissa

Dutch Reformed Church

Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery – Habaraduwa Beach

Deep sea fishing trip with an experienced local

  • Mahamodara River Safari
  • Visiting Cinnamon peeling centres

 

Nature excursions

Hiyare Rainforest, Sinharaja Forest Reserve (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Trekking at Rumassala (associated with the legend of the Ramayana story), Madugama, Udawalawa National Park, Kottawa Rain Forest, Handunugoda Tea Estate