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Mandalay viewed from pool
Certificate of Excellence
50 reviews
Mandalay viewed from pool
Front aspect of Mandalay
Swimming pool, overlooking one of the cabanas and paddy fields below
Second cabana
Garden and treehouse
Mandalay's beautifully manicured grounds
Pool cabana and sun loungers
Mandalay illuminated at dusk
Master bedroom
Overlooking second cabana from master bedroom balcony
Second bedroom
Third bedroom
Dining room
Fresh local fruit breakfast, prepared by your chef
Mandalay's team of staff and its fleet of vehicles
Picking our own tea
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3 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Darga Town, Western Province
'Mandalay' is a beautiful villa fully enclosed for privacy with 1.5 acres of tropical gardens. The villa is set on a hill with wonderful panoramic view of the paddy fields and countryside. Furnishing is to an exceptional standard, with all rooms en-suite and benefiting from air conditioning. A veranda surrounds half of the house with comfortable seating and al fresco dining.

The pool is suitable for all the family with a specific area for children. There are 3 cabanas: from 2 of them you can sit and admire the fabulous views. The property has a manager who will cater for your specific holiday requirements (travel to beaches,amenities and tours). There is also full time security and cleaning staff. A chef can be arranged for very reasonable rates, as required.

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About the Owner, Kim L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 50 reviews and 1 property
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in February 2018

Wow what an amazing holiday. My worry with writing this review is that it doesn’t matter how much I try to describe what a wonderful experience I have had, I don’t think any words can truly do it justice. You really will have to go and experience Mandalay in Sri Lanka for yourselves! The accommodation is so lovely and clean...

Management response:

I cannot begin to tell you how reading a review like yours gladdens my heart. We are all delighted that you will never forget us and hopefully will return again. Thank you for staying with us


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Droitwich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in February 2018

We stayed at Mandalay for 2 weeks. We were really well looked after by Sudu and his staff. I can't praise them enough Always polite and nothing too much trouble. The villa is comfortable, clean and well maintained. Kataranga looked after us from early morning till the time we go to bed and everything is done with a wonderful smile....

Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review, I know that all at Mandalay hope that you return as well.


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Pershore, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

From the moment we arrived to the morning we left we were treated like royalty! The house and pool are beautiful and kept that way by Chaturanga. Ranjit cooked the most delicious Sri Lankan food for us and Ranjit kept the garden looking lovely. Sudu could not have done more; running us here there and everywhere and arranging the wonderful...

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Thank you for your wonderful review Mike, we are all so happy that you had a wonderful holiday.


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The property has full kitchen facilities. However, we would always recommend that you hire our chef to meet your catering needs. A wide variety of books and CDs are available, together with several pairs of binoculars.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Super Kings
    1 Crib
    1 Twin
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
RM 820
RM 5,741
16 Dec 2018 -
2 Jan 2019
7 nights
RM 1,093
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Malaysian Ringgit and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The rental price quoted is for the booking of the whole property irrespective of the number of guests.
A cook is included in the price.

Any breakages or damage to be paid locally.

Christmas and New Year
Rental charge will be £1,520.00 per week from 19th December 2013 to 2nd January 2014

Payment Method
By Bankers Draft telegraphic transfer to an account in sri lanka.
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About the neighbourhood
Dharga Town
This is a thriving local village with many shops and market stalls. About 4 kms upriver from the tourist settlement is the Galapatha Vihara. This 12th century temple has few remains, but does include a carved gateway and a long inscription recording a gift of lands and slaves to the monastery on the site.

Brief Garden
The Brief Garden is just 1km from Mandalay. This was the home of the late landscape artist, Bevis Bawa. The sprawling house in the midst of this tranquil oasis is a veritable museum of art, containing Bawa's own works, and those of friends, such as George Keyt. Bawa created this enchanting garden on a hillside with wonderful views off Kalawila between 1929 & 1989. Bawa's private collection of paintings, sculptures photographs and furniture (many col...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bandaranayake International Airport: 94.0 km
Railway: Aluthgama: 3.0 km
Transfers can be arranged at a cost of £60 each way per party. However if the villa is booked for 7 nights or more transfer costs are free of charge. The journey from the Airport will take between 2/4 hours depending on the time of day.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
Nearby cities
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