Ishq Villa is a stunning beach-front property perched on a secluded golden beach stretch in Thalpe, Galle's upmarket beach playground. Named after the Persian word for Love, Ishq is a beautiful four-bedroomed luxury Sri Lanka villa. Designed in the early 1990s by renowned architect, Bruce Fell-Smith, Ishq is one of the first villas to grace this part of the coast. Carefully refurbished taking in the villa’s open-floor design and complimenting it with Oceanic hues, Ishq is a tribute to the stunning beaches in the South coast.
Ishq’s spacious ground floor layout accommodates four bedrooms, a TV room and a centrally located pool with a dining area and lounge area on either side with access to a well-tendered garden offering 180 degree views of the beach. The upper floor is furnished with a pool table, gym and more space to relax and take in the beautiful vistas of the beach and sunsets.
The villa can accommodate a maximum number of 12 people and is only rented out in its entirety
Of the four bedrooms, three are Garden Suites with access to a terrace while the remaining room is an Ocean Suite with private access to the garden and beach. The décor and colours used in the rooms are soothing and compliments the beach setting. All four rooms are furnished with king-sized beds, sitting area, wardrobe and an ensuite bathroom with twin vanities, indoor and outdoor rain showers. The rooms also have an iPad each which guests can connect to the TV to stream Netflix.
The villa’s TV room cum library is spacious and is furnished with an Apple TV with Netflix, Nintendo and PS4 with a variety of games, DVDs and a selection of books. They also offer a jacuzzi, gym facilities, yoga and golf with biodegradable golf balls. In terms of a culinary experience, in-house Chef, Manjula is sure to wow you with his versatility and his in-depth knowledge in food, whether it’s preparing a delicious Sri Lankan lagoon crab curry or the perfect steak.
Ishq Villa has 12 staff including a Resident Manager to ensure the comfort of guests at all times.
Why We Like It
Few Galle Coast villas can claim to rival this pristine luxury villa with clean, contemporary lines and a great beach front.
Ishq Villa is 20 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Galle Fort and about 2.5 hrs from Colombo Airport.