Villas in Darga Town and Bungalows – Holiday Lettings - Holiday Rentals Darga Town
“Perfect stress free holiday retreat, we did not want to leave!” We have just had the holiday of a life time in Sri Lanka And that was because we trusted the local knowledge of the team behind Mandalay. We stayed in different locations on our tour, all very good but the best place was Mandalay by a long stretch. Where do I start - we were greeted with flower garlands, petals on our beds, welcome local soft fruit drinks, huge smiles and a team eager to make sure your stay was going to be perfect from the word go.
I recommend you take advantage of the chef, we requested local food and left it up to him and were treated day after day to delicious new tastes and flavours that beat any restaurant we ate at, and we ate in good places under the guide of Sudu.
The house is exactly as it is pictured - important when deciding where to stay from an online site as often properties are taken from the best angle. The is no bad angle to Manday the only thing the pictures can't show is the clean air, tropical breeze, calls of exotic birds, scent of jasmine in the night air, periodic chants from the local temples it is all so capturing even the most street wise grown up children my husband and I took with us succumbed to the enchantment.
None of us wanted to leave to go on the excursions, to our requests before we left but tailored to perfection by Sudu we were glad we made the effort. We saw sides to Sri Lanka we would never have found on our own. We recommend local river boat trip, beach, market, temple - and will not go into detail or it will spoil your delight.
There are few things that could spoil your visit, the house has good facilities by Sri Lankan standards and best of all is clean. An eager smiling house boy keeps it that way and an elderly quiet gardener works away in the background keeping the tropical paradise of a garden at perfection. The only downside we found and impossible to avoid in Sri Lanka are the Mosquitos. Not so bad at Mandalay but there so do use repellent from the word go and take soothing creams.
I could go on at length explaining the hospitality was in the detail - our every request was met and more, we felt like royalty nothing was a problem so we had a problem free holiday. But do I really want to tell everyone just how wonderful our holiday was, you'll all want to go there and we might not be able to get booked for our return visit! what have I done.......