Bamboo is a spacious, three-bedroom villa with magnificent views of the Victoria Golf Course, reservoir and the Knuckles Mountain Range.Designed by Anjalendran, a renowned Sri Lankan architect, the villa has bamboo-coloured exterior walls and is constructed on split levels with high timber roofs, large open spaces and wide verandahs that allow you to enjoy the surrounding views and the cool up-country climate. The house has an informal and upbeat atmosphere with brightly-coloured upholstery, polished cement floors and a mixture of both Sri Lankan and Oriental furniture. The villa is ideal for friends travelling together or families with older children. The villa can be booked in its entirety or per room with or without exclusivity.
Bamboo has three double bedrooms with private balconies and ensuite bathrooms with open air h/w showers. Two of the rooms have a/c and all three have overhead ceiling fans. All rooms are furnished with comfortable double beds. One room is particularly spacious and also has a bunk bed which can be used by children.
Steps from the main entrance lead you into a spacious living and dining area which opens out to a large covered verandah ideal for outdoor dining. There is a modern kitchen on the ground floor and BBQ facilities. Guests can cook their own meals or hire a chef at an additional charge who can prepare Sri Lankan and western cuisine in-house. Bamboo can be booked on a BB or HB basis which includes breakfast and dinner at the Araliya restaurant at the Club House. Araliya has an a la carte menu of Sri Lankan and western meals as well as offering light snacks. Guests are welcome to bring their own alcoholic beverages. Other villa facilities include a library, cable TV, DVD player, music system and Wi-Fi (at an additional charge). Bamboo does not have a swimming pool, although guests can use the infinity swimming pool as well as the tennis courts at the Victoria Resort free-of-charge. All other facilities at the VGCR are available at an additional fee. Bamboo has a live-in housekeeper who will look after the guests needs.
Why We Like It
Great views from the balcony over Victoria Lake.
Bamboo is situated within the 500-acre estate of the Victoria Golf & Country Resort which is approximately 20 km east of Kandy.