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The Boat House Dikwella southern Sri Lanka. Fully staffed. Beachfront and pool

The Boat House Dikwella
28 reviews
The Boat House Dikwella
The Boat House Dikwella
Master Bedroom
View from the Balcony
downstairs bedroom
bathroom with private garden
kitchen area
bedroom 2
Bathroom 2
master bedroom
master bathroom
master shower
open plan living area
open plan living area
bedroom 3
bathroom 3
bathroom 3
you own private massage
a light lunch
breakfast is served
downstair bedroom
bedroom 2
The view from the beach!
open air dining with a view of the ocean
pool and sea view
The Boat House Dikwella
lounge by the pool
bedroom 3
open plan living area
steps to the beach at the end of the garden
the pool and grounds and Dikwella bay
The Boat House Dikwella at night
inside dinning area
sunset over Dikwella bay
Dikwella bay
downstairs bedroom
fresh lobster
the 17m pool
upstairs lounge
picked twice as best holiday destination in the UK Sunday Times
Sri Lankan masks in the downstairs toilet
afternoon tea by the pool
view from the front door
The Boat House Dikwella from the entrance gate
Hiriketiya bay - a short walk away
Dikwella Bay
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4 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Dikwella, Southern Province
The Boat House has been featured twice in the UK Sunday Times as a perfect family destination and one of the top 10 holiday picks for summer 2017 and winter 2018.

The Boat House is a luxury semi detached 4 bedroomed villa set in an acre of lush tropical gardens with unrivalled views across one of the most beautiful bays on the south coast. The huge outdoor infinity pool is ideal for families. Each of the four air conditioned bedrooms have been meticulously designed to provide comfort and stylish living. All bedrooms are ensuite and have a combination of roll top, oversized concrete tubs and rainforest showers. There are 2 large lounge areas, with large sofas and TVs. We also have a range of DVDs and a playstation for guest use. The kitchen is modern and sleek and boasts a huge centre island ideal for pre dinner drinks. Guests have use of...
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Listing #FKN8582570
About the Owner
Elaine B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:89%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
On arrival you will be greeted by your personal butler who will ensure your bags are taken to your rooms, you are made familiar with the house and garden and your cares start to fall away. Your personal chef will also be on hand to discuss seasonal menu options and preferences. As well as the usual five star service you would expect from a luxurious beach front villa, we can arrange private yoga, in House massage, surf lessons and excursions to explore the local area.
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Thank you Andy and Elaine for the beautiful setting of The Boat House. To surf and swim before a leisurely fresh fruit breakfast served gracefully by Suraj and Dili was an ideal way to relax. The rest of the staff discretely supported us. Saturday was...More

Thank shawgreenlyle
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Well all expectations were fully met 10 out of 10 and more for this place. Great spot on the beach and relaxing. Staff under the guidance of Syraj with Thilina in close second outstanding food cooked by the team who waited on us hand and...More

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Management response:Responded 2 July 2018

Thanks so much Scott for taking time to send us such a lovely review. We would love to welcome you back again soon, best wishes from Elaine and all The Boat House Team.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We spent 11 days at the Boathouse at the end of March. From the moment we got in touch with the owners Elaine and Andrew, who were both extremely responsive and accommodating to our needs, till the day we left, we were never disappointed. Arriving...More

Thank sonal b
Management response:Responded 15 April 2018

Thank you so much Sonal for this wonderful and detailed review. It was our pleasure to have you and your family stay with us! We are delighted that The Boat House was everything you dreamed of and more. I will pass your kind comments onto...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (16)
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
    3 Kings
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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
Default 2 nights
RM 3,080
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
3 nights
RM 3,696
1 Sep 2018 -
18 Oct 2018
2 nights
RM 3,080
19 Oct 2018 -
28 Oct 2018
3 nights
RM 3,696
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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.
  • Damage Deposit: RM 3,080 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Dikwella is a bustling market town on the south coast. It boasts one of the most beautiful beaches which is safe for swimming and boogie boarding. If you are looking for top surf then take a short walk to Hiriketiya in the next bay and you'll be in surfers paradise! Dikwella has a few supermarkets and banks on the main street and also an off licence. Historic Galle Fort is worth a day trip and a wander around the quaint cobbled streets with boutique shops cafes and restaurants. Marissa is 40 minutes for snorkelling and whale watching. Turtle nesting, elephant safaris can all be arranged by our staff.
Getting around
Our staff can arrange Tuk Tuks for guests or a driver.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Mattala: 75.0 km
Railway: Matara: 15.0 km
There are regular flights to Colombo and the house is a 2.5 hour drive from the airport. Alternatively Mattala airport in Hambantota is just a 40 minute car ride away. In either case we can help arrange transportation.

Cinnamon air also run sea planes from Colombo to Dikwella - the flight time is around 40 minutes.
Transport from airport to the house can be arranged at an additional charge.
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