Villa Name : Thambili House
Ocean View Villa $775 /night
Thambili House – Three Bedrooms Villa in Sri Lanka
Thambili House has 2 double bedrooms and 1 family bedroom all located on the upper floor. Bedrooms are well furnished with Genuine Antique Ebony king sized four-poster beds & air-conditioning. The Master Bedroom opens to a Terrace with sea views. And the family room opens to a Terrace with Pool and Lighthouse views. All have ensuite bathrooms with h/w showers. Thambili House has a dedicated Butler to look into Guest’s comfort.
The villa’s history dates back to 300 years ago, when Sri Lanka was the world’s only source of prime-quality cinnamon, a Dutch spice trader built a jewel of a house within the fortified port city of Galle. Recently restored by Rohan Aluwihara, a protégé of the renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa, the Three bedroomed, fully air conditioned, Thambili House is today a haven of comfort, privacy and refinement for discriminating visitors. Set right next to the Fort Rampart, a few yards from the 300-year-old Masjid Meera Jumma Mosque and the Famous Galle Fort Light House, Thambili house is one of the rare properties in the Galle Fort, which overlooks the picturesque southern Indian Ocean and also boasts a swimming pool. This two-storied, spice merchant’s house is designed with uneven walls and cut cement flooring. Interiors are tastefully decorated with 16th, 17th and 18th Century Genuine Antique Ebony and Calamander Furniture and contemporary local art. The Thambili House can accommodate up to 8 guests and is rented to one party at a time on a villa only basis.
Named after the queen of spices, the Cinnamon suite has been designed as a loft room with no particular views but is very cozy and typical of a Galle Fort room where space is used in many innovative ways. Complete with an en-suite bathroom and other amenities worthy of a Luxury property the Cinnamon Suite has seen many famous artists and writers spend long lengths of time within its walls. It is ideal for those who do not want to be disturbed and who enjoy privacy beyond other considerations.
A beautifully laid out Room with two twin beds, ideal for a family of four. It has an interesting Fort view facing the famous Light House Street, a view of the pool, and a private Terrace. The Ginger Suite is Tastefully decorated with a large en-suite bathroom and all amenities that a luxury property has to offer. The bathroom is tastefully decorated with a shower and standard bath. Children below 6 are free of charge and second child will have an additional charge.
The Master Bedroom is situated on the first floor and has large French windows and a Private Terrace that provides rare uninterrupted sea views and beautiful sunsets. Interiors are tastefully decorated with 16th, 17th and 18th Century Genuine Antique Ebony and Calamander Furniture and contemporary local art. The spacious bathroom has been decorated with miniature Roman pillars reminiscent of the days when seafarers of different nationalities worked and lived in the Fort for a while and then moved on leaving their foot print behind.
Service and Facilities
- Four-poster beds & air-conditioning bedrooms
- Ensuite bathrooms with h/w showers
- Private swimming pool
- Exclusive use of the whole villa and listed facilities
- Welcome drinkxzz
- Daily Breakfast
- Wi-Fi Internet connection
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*Rates are inclusive service charge, taxes, etc. Please note the above rates are valid until 30 Apr 2019. Please email us if you would like to make a booking after this date.
|Low Season||High Season||Mini Season||Peak Season|
|01 May – 10 Jul
01 Nov – 30 Nov
|11 Jul – 30 Aug
01 Dec – 19 Dec
08 Jan – 11 Feb
23 Feb – 24 Mar
09 Apr – 30 Apr
|01 Sep – 30 Sep
12 Oct – 30 Oct
|01 Oct – 11 Oct
20 Dec – 07 Jan
12 Feb – 22 Feb
25 Mar – 08 Jan
- Location: Thambili House, 70 Light House Street, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka.