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Brief Garden - Bevis Bawa

| Kalawila Village, Beruwala 12070, Sri Lanka
+94 34 2 274462
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Loverly walk

A lovely walk through the grounds around the winding paths was had, followed by a walk around the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
Really nice place

We spent about an hour or so here. It was nice, but the weather was really humid that day and our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“entrance fee” (17 reviews)
“tuk tuk” (26 reviews)
“worth a visit” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Kalawila Village, Beruwala 12070, Sri Lanka
+94 34 2 274462
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A lovely walk through the grounds around the winding paths was had, followed by a walk around the house which had some querky items like the outdoor bath and statue ( see if you can find it) ideally take mosque spray with you as we...More

Thank MotorHead999
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent about an hour or so here. It was nice, but the weather was really humid that day and our kids were getting a bit cranky. The gardens are well kept and we would love to live in this house, it's lovely. It's 1000...More

Thank Cozzerwozzer79
Reviewed 6 days ago

Already the way to brief garden is a little adventure and makes lot of fun. You pass little village(s), get the feeling driving though jungle. Brief garden itself is an oasis of silence. It is designed/arranged very well with nice trees, flowers, tiny lakes. The...More

Thank plinius05
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A true jungle in a village. Calm and quiet place, very cool in every climate and easy access from Mathgama Town. Environmental friendly location visited by many foreign guests. The site is well looked after by the people in charge. A must for any one...More

Thank Anton E
Reviewed 12 July 2017

On arrival my husband and I were left to explore the grounds on our own and we could take as much or little time to do this. Warning - Don't forget to apply insect repellent before visiting unlike us - The mosquitos enjoyed feasting on...More

Thank wats0n2017
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Bevis Bawa was arguably the more talented of the two brothers as far as landscaping is concerned. However, it is somewhat sad to see the whole establishment slowly but surely falling in maintenance standards - it requires more than gate collections to maintain the gardens...More

Thank ponnapa2016
Reviewed 5 June 2017

history teaches us that Lunuganga is a haven for visitors, but I was proved wrong when I visited the Brief Garden after many years to meet with its current owner, Dooland De Silva. he was friendly, quick to realize that we have met earlier (despite...More

1  Thank Dilshad_Sadiq
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I'd read about this place before coming to Sri Lanka and as I was staying nearby I thought I'd give it a go. A couple of friends I met on my holiday joined me (we visited Richmond Castle on the same day) and we all...More

1  Thank K W
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The Brief garden is about a 30 minute tuk tuk ride away from Bentota (we paid 300 rupees for 2 of us including driver waiting time). Entrance to the garden is 1000 rupees each. The ride was so picturesque through real Sri Lankan lush country....More

Thank LadyPavlova
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The worst place I have ever been. As I remember entrance fee is around Rs.300 just to see the garden. 1000 for house plus the garden (per person) utter waste of money. Dry untidy place. 😑 Literally nothing to see.In need of a serious maintenance...More

Thank ThamalieK
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28 March 2017|
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Response from Dan D | Property representative |
Hi, it's open everyday of the week from 08.00am to 05.00pm