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The Dutch House

4 stars


Beautifully perched up and rising on a beautiful, panoramic hill, this magnificent villa estate offers the most spectacular views over the UN World Heritage Site of Galle. The Dutch House, or Doornberg as it's also called, is a place of enchantment and luxury stuck in a colonial era of opulence and grandeur. Redefining the concept of elegant accommodation in Sri Lanka, The Dutch House comprises an exclusive set of only 4 luxury suites, ensuring the most absolute privacy and tranquillity for discerning guests looking for peace and quiet in a refined environment. Built in 1712, this lavish 18th century estate comprises an English tropical garden complete with croquet lawn and treetop infinity pool as well as spacious living areas. Antique Dutch furnishings adorn the villas and their surroundings as this period property seamlessly blends in with the resort's contemporary collection of art.

Voted in the Top 20 list of hip hotels around the world, The Dutch House offers guests a unique environment and an air indulgence and intimacy in one of Ceylon's most outstandingly preserved historic mansions. Despite its location high upon a hill, this amazing holiday retreat is at a short distance of only minutes to the city centre. The always discreet and attentive staff take every care to ensure guests' experiences is a relaxed and enriching one in an unpretentious, homely atmosphere.

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