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5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Dondra, Southern Province
Ratnakara is an exclusive and private five bed villa built on the South Coast of Sri Lanka. The property is set in 1.5 acres of land on top of a small hill overlooking a quiet bay approximately 1km from Dondra Head Lighthouse. The house is ensures a get away from it all lifestyle but with the amenities of Matara, Sri Lanka's southern commercial hub, only a short tuk tuk ride away. Ratnakara is a great place to base yourself for exploration of the south coast or the perfect retreat to sit in the shade and read a book... The house comes with house staff who will be on hand to look after you as much or as little as you require. A friendly welcome is guaranteed!
Listing #HL268924
About the Owner
Ian B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

One word...WOW!!!! We knew from reading previous reviews & looking at pictures & videos that Ratnakara was going to be the highlight of our tour of Srilanka, but nothing could prepare us for the wow factor when we arrived! It is so spacious & has...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank angelalomas
Management response:Responded 13 August 2018

Angela, Many thanks for your wonderful review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and very much look forward to giving you a warm welcome again at some time in the future. Very Best regards, Ratnakara.

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous stay in this gorgeous villa, the people, the food, the comfort everything was perfect. There is so much space at Ratnakara, it has an open and natural vibe. You feel like you are amongst the tees with the wildlife. The team are...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank elainebatho
Management response:Responded 27 October 2017

Dear EB, Many thanks for taking the time to write a wonderful review of our property. The team here would be delighted to welcome you back next time you are planning an event. Best regards , Ratnakara.

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

WOW what can I say about Ratnakara ... Living in NZ we were looking for the perfect place to have a reunion with friends from the UK, and luckily for us we found Ratnakara :) We were greeted on arrival by the loveliest team and...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Wendy J
Management response:Responded 13 July 2017

Hi Wendy, delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to you making a return visit to see us. Please make it soon ! Best Regards , Ratnakara :)

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    4 Fulls
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
The property is not a Hotel and as such rooms are not let out separately or on an individual basis. Our letting agreement ensures sole ocupancy and exclusive use of the whole property.
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About the neighbourhood
When you are not indulging in rest and relaxation at the villa there is plenty to do and see in the neighbourhood including swimming from unspoilt, uncrowded, palm-fringed sandy beaches, climbing Dondra Head Lighthouse, visiting a blow hole, going whale watching, taking an elephant safari, seeing the largest Buddha in Sri Lanka, visiting Temples, tea plantations and turtle sanctuaries, fishing, cycling, wildlife watching...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Colombo: 160.0 km
Railway: Matara: 5.0 km
Ratnakara is a 3 hour drive from Colombo Airport. SriLankan Airlines is the national carrier and has a good network with modern planes flying direct from many major European and Asian cities. There are also plenty of other quality carriers that fly into Colombo including Etihad, Emirates, Qatar and Jet Airways. Let us know your flight arrangements and we can assist you with arranging a minibus to meet you on arrival.
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Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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