Tropical Beach House well-exceeded our expectations! Initially we thought it would be too far away from the main tourist hub of Hikkaduwa, but how grateful we were to come back to the peaceful tranquility after a day of fun in the sun at main beach.
With tuk-tuks freely available at your doorstep, we opted to 'go local' and hop on the very frequent buses for all of our trips to and from Hikkaduwa centre. Bus stops in either direction are literally right on your doorstep! What an experience!!
The swimming pool is a major attraction and extremely well-maintained. Words cannot describe the breathtaking sunsets while sipping sundowners in and around the pool.
Tropical Beach House has everything you need, and is extremely well-maintained. Mahinda is the go-to guy for anything (within reason), and he is only too happy to comply. This is definitely a bucket-list check-off for us!! Thank you Gavin!
We spent four nights at the Tropical Beach House in Hikkaduwa, and it was absolutely ideal for our purposes. We were two families (total of four adults and eleven children ages 1-9), and had plenty of space for sleeping, playing, and relaxing. The house is right on a beach that is clean and not crowded. The surf was a bit too high for swimming for small children, but the pool was clean and a perfect size for everyone to be able to swim and play. The kitchen was well equipped, and the Cinnamon Garden restaurant right next door served delicious fresh food when we didn't feel like cooking. Gavin was very responsive via e-mail, and his local caretaker Mahinda was a lifesaver when we locked ourselves out of the house. Highly recommend!
We just arrived in DK yesterday after a lovely month in Sri Lanka.
Especially our stay in The Tropical Beach House, Hikkaduwa everything was perfect and Mahinda was a great help whatever we asked for.
The swimming pool was always clean and well maintained, and our two boys loved it. - The guard of night gave us a good sense of security.
We would not hesitate to recommend this house to friends and our family.
Wow. . what a location. A stones throw from the center of Hikkaduwa and bang in the middle of the bay. No rip tides and very little road noise considering its proximity. The pool was well maintained and by all accounts new. The beds were comfortable and came with mosquito nets. I have a 4 and 6 year old and they played in the grounds with no problems. The manager was friendly and the cleaners were outstanding. All in all an outstanding location and an idea family beach house.
We spent 10 nights at The Tropical Beach House, Hikkaduwa over Christmas 2016. It is a very special place. We were a family of 6 adults gathering from around the globe for a Christmas with a difference (from the Scottish weather). We had a dream holiday. The house has 4 good double rooms including one in its own little cabana in the garden So we had lots of individual space! Mahinda, the local manager, and his team looked after us so well. There is a lovely new and large swimming pool which we loved as the sea swimming immediately in front of the villa isn't recommended due to strong currents. Lots of great restaurants just a short beach walk or tuk tuk ride away. The curries which were cooked for us on three nights by Mahinda's brother and the magnificent sea food BBQ lunch on Christmas Day were the best food we had in Sri Lanka. We also ate out many nights but it was so nice to have the option of eating in too. Mahinda also arranged the minibus hire with driver for a tour which we had planned ourselves, which was very successful. Highly recommend the Tropical Beach House for a group of 5-8 people for best use of this house.