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The Sun House

4 stars


A stunning time-piece and colonial relic, the Villa is a beautiful mansion built during the 1860s and now fully converted into a small hotel whilst perfectly preserving its country house atmosphere. Once the home of a wealthy Scottish spice merchant, this private retreat provides guests with seven exceptionally intimate guest rooms and suites, all exquisitely furnished and tastefully arranged. With an impeccable reputation for its fine dining options, its utmost privacy and peculiar collection of artwork, books and furniture, The Villa is a place to step back in time and forget about it all in a luxurious mansion retreat.

  • Relax and unwind in two beautiful tropical gardens The fragrant frangipani (“temple tree”) garden, leading to the swimming pool, and the mango garden which faces a stunning view of Galle harbour
  • Well appointed luxury accomodation All rooms are filled with colonial antique furniture, dreamy four poster beds and each has an elegant bathroom
  • Renowned for some of the best food in Sri Lanka Offering contemporary gourmet cuisine with a focus on the highest quality ingredients fresh from the local markets each day

Beautifully perched atop a hill whilst being conveniently located only a few minutes away from the centre of the town of Galle, The Sun House offers amazing panoramic views of this pretty seaside town and the Unesco declared World Heritage Site of Fort Galle.

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