The Sandals is a modern five-bedroom beach villa set on a hillock overlooking a picturesque stretch of beach in Balapitiya on Sri Lanka's west coast. It is a light and airy modern beach villa edged by the turquoise seas. This two-storey, tropical modern beach villa is designed with whitewashed walls and large glass windows that provides for uninterrupted sea views. Interiors are decorated with plush white sofas and contemporary local art. The villa fronts a secluded beach. The villa can accommodate up to 10 guests and is rented to one party at a time on Bed and Breakfast basis.
There are five a/c bedrooms of which two are located on the ground floor and three are on the upper floor. Bedrooms are comfortably furnished with king-sized four poster beds. One bedroom has twin beds and is ideal for children. All bedrooms open out to sea views and have ensuite bathrooms with h/w showers.
The living and dining rooms on the ground floor open on to a long terrace overlooking the swimming pool and sea beyond. The upper floor rooms all enjoy a long sea-view balcony. There is also a fully-equipped kitchen and a large rooftop terrace for taking in the spectacular sunsets. Other villa facilities include a flat screen TV with satellite channels and DVD player. The private gardens scattered with coconut palms, leads down to the sea where swimming is possible during the season from December to April. The rocky outcrops on one side of the beach create little coves which are safe for a dip most of the year. The Sandals is staffed with a manager, chef and house keeping staff. Sri Lankan and western cuisine is served. Guests are welcome to bring their own alcoholic beverages.
Why We Like It
There is a Mediterranean feel to this tropical modern villa with a nice little pool and good beach.
Located just south of Bentota, the journey from Colombo’s international airport takes about two hours via the Southern Highway. The historic city of Galle is about 45 minutes away. Hikkaduwa is about 30 minutes away.