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'Raajmahal' A fully renovated 75 year old Sinhalese Manor villa with a mix of Dutch architecture with large 1 acre garden surrounding the house near the sea coast in beruwela,south west of Sri Lanka .. It has 5 air-conditioned bedrooms, with 4 attached toilets. The villa has a large veranda of about 500sq meters overlooking the main lawn where one could relax with family and friends, where one could also dine and relax throughout the day .It has a equipped Kitchen. All floors in the villa are cut and polished cement which makes the villa cool throughout the day. The pool also has a Jacuzzi and can be accessed from your rooms. The Villa adorns furniture, fittings and lightings of typical Singhalese and Dutch periods with Antiques and artifacts that decorates the interior of the house. A 15 Minute walk to the Sea,beach,shops and restaurants it's a Haven to be with family or friends enjoying the large garden and spaciousness and comforts of this Villa.More Info : wwww.raajmahal.com
THE ENVIRONS OUTSIDE THE BUNGALOW: The Bungalow is located a-midst a small Village but still has a feel of privacy and a sense of being away from it all. Once you are in its compound one will feel relaxed and comfortable amidst a large garden and views of Paddy fields. The surroundings are ideal for Bird watching and cycling .
ABOUT THE PEOPLE OF THE AREA: Most of the People of the area are either traders, farmers and Fisherman .One could go walking or Cycling and mingle with these very friendly and Homely people who will be at your service or assistance in need. They will even invite them to their homes and host you with meals.
OTHER LANDMARKS: The Famous Golden Mile Beach from Beruwela to Bentota is only 0.5kms or a 15 minute walk from the Villa. This stretch of Beach called The Golden Mile is home to some of the Best Resort Hotels in the Country. Should you want to go Deep Sea Fishing, Surfing or swimming or just relax on the Beach which is the Backyard of this Bungalow. River Safari's can also be arranged.
Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a world Heritage site which is a mere 2.5 hours Journey. Its Tropical Rain forest with many Endemic birds, reptiles, butterflies flora and fauna, which are unique to Our Island. Its a adventurous trek with water falls, mountains amidst thick forest. One could do this trek and be back in the Villa in half a day. You could leave the villa in the early morning with packed Breakfast and arrive at the Villa for a Late Lunch.Transport can be arranged.
Galle Fort , a 1 hour journey to this world heritage site which of a Old Dutch Fort. A visit here is a must
4 Bedrooms with 4 poster beds. 2 Bedrooms with Timber flooring and 3 with Tiles.3 Bedrooms have direct Pool Access and 2 bedrooms have Garden and Varendah Access.All Beds Have Mosquito Nets, Air-conditioning, High Wooden Ceiling,8 inch Mattresses.2 rooms are placed as one unit ideal for a Family with Direct Pool Access and has a Common Toilet. The Other 3 Rooms have Attached Toilets...moreless
All Toilets have High Quality Sanitary Ware and Tap Fittings, with Rain Showers. 1 bathrooms has a Bath Tub.All Toilets are provided Hot and Cold Pressurized Water.
Wooden Vanity Tops...moreless
All rooms and Fully Air-conditioned.
The Bungalow is equipped with Cable TV and DVD with 42 Inch Plasma TV, Dock For your iPod etc.
An Experienced cook is at Hand to prepare any meal of your choice to suit any occasion. The Bungalow has a full time Gardener,cook,cleaner,housekeeper to attend to any need. There are 3 dining Areas inside and outside the House with Tables , One for 8 people , another for 14 people and yet another for 6 people. These can be moved to any area of the house.
It has a Library with Sri-Lankan, Indian and western literature, fiction and non-fiction. The Entire bungalow is wifi enabled also has a 9 feet pool table,Chess, Carrom and other games.
The Main attraction of the Bungalow is the huge 1500 sq feet Varenda where you can relax and entertain your friends or Family overlooking the Lawn and Swamp. One could have that special occasion celebrating with your family and Friends be it a birthday,anniversary etc.
Transport Facilities are also available...moreless
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Beruwela is a coastal fishing village and home to a thriving people of gem merchants. Muslims, Singhalese and Christians live in perfect harmony here. It has some of the best beaches in the island which are perfect for surfing, swimming and fishing. Beruwela is surrounded with paddy fields, lakes, rivers, swamps making it an ideal for boating, bird watching, cycling, enjoying nature and village life. It was part of the Singharaja rainforest (a world heritage site) and one could see parts of it around Beruwela even today. World famous architect Geoffrey Bawa made his home here and created his garden of paradise which one could visit today. One could visit the turtle hatchery and dive into coral reefs of Hikkaduwa which is only a mere half an hour away. One could also see places of worships of all faiths here, churches, temples and mosques are built close to each other. The famous china fort gem market is only 5 minutes away where one could buy sapphires and rubies at down to earth price
Other Activities: Gem Market,Bird Watching,Country Life