This villa in Bentota, Sri Lanka is the perfect private getaway, a gift of paradise to share with your family and friends. Its winning combination of intimate ambience, soothing pace, and honest, unpretentious service conspire to offer up an experience that is, in design, service, and soul, unequivocally Sri Lankan.
Undoubtedly one of the most renowned beach villas in Sri Lanka, ‘Taru Villas – Rock Villa’ is an enchanting 170 year-old Walauwa (Heritage House) in a dream beach setting. It is situated on a beautiful, un-crowded stretch of coastline, tranquil enough to attract nesting turtles and a vibrant and audible birdlife – a rarity along the highly populated Southern and Western coasts of Sri Lanka. Spread out over 2.5 acres of manicured beachfront property, Rock Villa’s exotic and private garden brings you closer to the heart and soul of this tropical idyll; every luxury at your fingertips and every sunset at your doorstep.
The reassuringly spacious design, as you might expect from one of Taru’s most celebrated villas, is a feast for the senses and the soul. Pair this with the deep satisfaction of a passionately prepared dining experience and your holiday has begun…As the sweet smelling frangipani mixes with the salty sea breeze, siesta on one of many nap-inducing armchairs, sunbeds or hammocks or be waited on by the warm smiling team. Take a refreshing dip on a hot day, in a turquoise pool that reaches seductively towards the lapping waves of the ocean. Maybe you will find your ‘sweet-spot’ in the vast garden punctuated by pockets of cool shade from the palm trees above. Just a few further steps, over the single-track railway line and through the shady greenbelt of mangroves that lead you to the beach, you will discover the magic of Sri Lanka’s southern coastline.
New Years Eve – US$ 75/- nett per person and US$ 45/-per child