Charming and elegantly furnished, this family-owned mansion dates back to the 1920s. The main house lies within a 50 acre coconut plantation surrounded by landscaped gardens and tall flowering trees. Coconut, rice, cashew nuts, mangoes and other fruits, as well as spices and hardwood trees are all grown on the estate.
Accommodation comprises a master bedroom and the family suite on the upper floor, and a double/or triple room on the ground floor. The rooms are light and airy. They open out onto wide verandas or terraces and are furnished with antique four-poster beds and period furniture. Each room has a spacious en-suite bathroom, which is beautifully appointed.
There is an elegant hall as you enter the house with beautiful terracotta floors, ceiling beams and furnished with simple, stylish antiques. There is an extensive library and plenty of hide-aways for those wanting to read a good book or relax in peace and tranquility.
The Master bedroom with a private verandah on the first floor. Overlooks the pool and gardens. Popular with honeymooners.
Comprises of adjoining two rooms: ‘Podi’ Camere, a double adjoining room and one triple room each with en-suite bathrooms. Large private terrace overlooking the gardens. Perfect for a family of 4 or 5.
A large room situated on ground floor overlooking the front garden. Four poster king size bed, en-suite shower room.
Pokuna Camere: This double room is a separate unit set in the gardens. It is different to the rest of the rooms, as the architecture is more contemporary. The highlight being, having breakfast in your large verandah whilst looking out at the gorgeous pool and gardens beyond.
Family Lodge: A new unit completed in 2009, this is a separate unit located two minutes along the gardens, offering absolute privacy. It has two double bedrooms, so it can be given out for a family of four, or two couples travelling together who want to spend time together. It has its own roof terrace…perfect for a sundowner whilst enjoying the beautiful surroundings around you.
– Bike around the network of canals
– Travel to Kalpitiya where you can whale and dolphin watch. Extremists can try kite-surfing!
– Visit Horathapola, a coconut and spice plantation.
– Bullock cart ride
– Cooking experience – guests may participate in the preparation of the meals in a spacious open kitchen, using traditional Sri Lankan methods of cooking.
– Pealing of Cadju nuts
– Virgin Coconut oil industry
– Coir industry
– Village walks and visiting village temple – a village walk to learn about the whole coconut industry.
Meals are served wherever you choose. If you are looking for absolute intimacy dine outside on one of the verandas or on your private terrace.