About the home
Villa Kurulla is located just 15-20 minutes’ walk from Unawatuna beach, on the outskirts of Galle Fort known as the 300 yr-old world UNESCO site. Quiet and peaceful, yet only fifteen minutes from hotels and cultural sites, the villa has easy access to all amenities, including the local market for bargain hunting, and many excellent restaurants for eating out.
The villa benefits from its own private 22m pool. Leading from the living room is a terrace with views to the garden and pool, furnished with table and chairs to enable you to dine al fresco. With 3 double bedrooms this villa is ideal for families, with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay.
Our staff are on hand to cater to your every whim, whether you choose to rent the villa self-catering or catered using our select menu. Let us know how you would like your private resort to operate for an unforgettable Sri Lankan experience.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Nearest amenities: 1km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed Property|
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Air conditioning, TV, Telephone|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 5 family bathrooms and 3 en suites|
|Furniture:||Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 7|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Villa Kurulla sets herself apart form the crowd by design, furnishings, antique furniture and a truly colonial atmosphere to make your holiday as comfortable as any 5-star accommodation.
Upon entering the grand sitting room with 40-foot teak wooden beamed ceiling to the wrought iron window frames and polished cement floors, this holiday home cannot fail to impress the most travelled explorer.
Excellent TV and hi-fi equipment provide resounding music, Wifi for those wanting to stay connected, candles and clever lighting provide atmosphere, while Kurulla staff ensure you are treated like royalty. The three pavilions comprising of a main central sitting room, a building with 3 guest rooms and another building with kitchen, staff quarters and bathroom are connected by walkways to ensure privacy and quiet for our guests.
All bedrooms resplendent with thick mattresses and quality bedding, look out to the green gardens, equally stunning with Aralya, coconut and fruit trees. A stone path leads to the large swimming pool, perfect for the whole family to actually swim and enjoy. This pool is no dip-pool.
All polished cement, designer bathrooms boast some kind of unique feature such as an antique stone font basin, outdoor stone shower complete with bench to bathe under the stars.
Time, effort and most importantly style has been lavished on Villa Karullaah to make her one of the best holiday homes in Unawatuna.
Further details outdoors:
The 22 m pool surrounded by sun loungers and in view of the sitting room verandha allows all members of your party to swim in complete privacy and luxury.
Surrounded by a tropical 1.5 acre garden complete with 10-ft wall for security and privacy, Villa Kurulla offers you a private resort hotel without any other guests, staff on hand to cook, clean and call your taxi, and a location in the middle of all there is on offer in the Galle region. It doesn't get better than this!
Whether you want a barbecue under the stars or a 5-star meal complete with tropical floral decorations from the garden, staff at Kurulla can accommodate.
And of course, for meals on the beach at Unawatuna, you can stroll to your restaurant of choice or we can call a tuk-tuk or car for you.
The rental price includes all linen and towels, in addition to cleaning staff and security. We have a fantastic Chef and Housekeeper who can cook meals, do laundry and take care of all those bothersome duties you just do not want to think about on holiday. Take advantage of a luxurious holiday home with the service and quality of a 5-star hotel. Prices are available on request for catered and semi-catered holidays. We have a select menu from which you can choose dishes ranging from Sri Lankan curry and rice to king prawns or lobster.
Peak holidays including Chinese New Year (13-20/2/10, Easter (27/3/10 - 10/4/10), and Christmas incur a surcharge.
The Sri Lanka Southern Coast region
Journeying to the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka cannot fail to impress the most discerning traveller. Step back in tme to another era and be dazed by the colourful environment, amazing architecture and design, along with the charm of the local southern people.
From the juxtuposition of goats in the street to luxury boutique hotels and villas along windy roads, the Southern Coast from Galle to Merissa will delight and fascinate adults, kids and even the babies in your party.
The Unawatuna area
Unawatuna is the centre of the Southern region comprising 2km of unspoilt beach complete with unbelievable sunsets, beach bars, cafes and restaurants, in addition to swimming and snorkelling areas snuggled along the sheltered bay to the west of the strip.
Located just 4km south-east of Galle, Unawatuna provides access to all that this region has to offer including:
the famous 300 yr-old UNESCO world heritage site of Galle Fort, not forgetting the atmospheric Galle town; boat trips to nearby islands; yoga and Ayurrvedic massage centres; the turtle reserve centre; surfing; snorkelling; paragliding; Koggala Lake; Kathaluwa Temple; and lots more.
How to get there
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The most common way is to hire a car or van (we can help) from Colombo to Galle area. The journey takes around 3-4 hrs depending on traffic.
Activities near Unawatuna
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
10 Apr 2012
We (family of 5 with children aged 12, 10 and 7) stayed at Villa Kurulla last August for a week and it proved to be everything we dreamed of. The house is huge and superbly appointed. Chandana... more
Thank you for your lovely response and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday at Kurulla.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Peak||1 Dec 12||1 May 13||£ 1540||£ 220||£ 220||3 Nights|
|Low||1 May 13||1 Jul 13||£ 1316||£ 188||£ 188||3 Nights|
|Mid||1 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||£ 1316||£ 188||£ 188||3 Nights|
|Peak||1 Sep 13||1 Dec 13||£ 1316||£ 188||£ 188||3 Nights|
|Peak||1 Dec 13||21 Dec 13||£ 1540||£ 220||£ 220||3 Nights|
|Xmas||21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 2100||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Reduced rent for 4 weeks or more, please inquire.
Peak holidays including Chinese New Year, Songkran, Easter, and Christmas incur a surcharge.
Prices are for up to 6 people. We now have 4 bedrooms and so please enquire for 6-8 people.
Xmas and New Year requires a min booking of 1 week and costs US$4,200 per week.
Prices will also increase if Special Events or Holidays.Enquire now
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