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Ratnakara

45 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
10 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Ratnakara is an exclusive and private five bed villa built on the South Coast of Sri Lanka. The property is set in 1.5 acres of land on top of a small hill overlooking a quiet bay approximately 1km from Dondra Head Lighthouse. The house is ensures a get away from it all lifestyle but with the amenities of Matara, Sri Lanka's southern commercial hub, only a short tuk tuk ride away. Ratnakara is a great place to base yourself for exploration of the south coast or the perfect retreat to sit in the shade and read a book... The house comes with house staff who will be on hand to look after you as much or as little as you require. A friendly welcome is guaranteed!...Ratnakara is an exclusive and private five bed villa built on the South Coast of Sri Lanka. The property is set in 1.5 acres of land on top of a small hill overlooking a quiet bay approximately 1km from Dondra Head Lighthouse. The house is ensures a get away from it all lifestyle but with the amenities of Matara, Sri Lanka's southern commercial hub, only a short tuk tuk ride away. Ratnakara is a great place to base yourself for exploration of the south coast or the perfect retreat to sit in the shade and read a book... The house comes with house staff who will be on hand to look after you as much or as little as you require. A friendly welcome is guaranteed!More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Blender
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
House Swap
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

One word...WOW!!!! We knew from reading previous reviews & looking at pictures & videos that Ratnakara was going to be the highlight of our tour of Srilanka, but nothing could prepare us for the wow factor when we arrived! It is so spacious & has...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank angelalomas
Management response:Responded 13 August 2018

Angela, Many thanks for your wonderful review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and very much look forward to giving you a warm welcome again at some time in the future. Very Best regards, Ratnakara.

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous stay in this gorgeous villa, the people, the food, the comfort everything was perfect. There is so much space at Ratnakara, it has an open and natural vibe. You feel like you are amongst the tees with the wildlife. The team are...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank elainebatho
Management response:Responded 26 October 2017

Dear EB, Many thanks for taking the time to write a wonderful review of our property. The team here would be delighted to welcome you back next time you are planning an event. Best regards , Ratnakara.

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

WOW what can I say about Ratnakara ... Living in NZ we were looking for the perfect place to have a reunion with friends from the UK, and luckily for us we found Ratnakara :) We were greeted on arrival by the loveliest team and...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Wendy J
Management response:Responded 13 July 2017

Hi Wendy, delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to you making a return visit to see us. Please make it soon ! Best Regards , Ratnakara :)

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We loved staying in Ratnakara and exploring the local area. The stunning villa with great staff made the perfect oasis after visiting giant Buddhas and tropical beaches. The team organised yoga, incredible on site massages and we even got traditional fire dancers to come on...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank 123mh
Management response:Responded 29 June 2017

Hi M.H . Many thanks your fantastic review. We were absolutely delighted that your "meet half way" reunion of NZ and UK based friends worked so well for you all and that everyone was able to have a holiday without being "host" for 2 weeks....More

Reviewed 10 June 2017

We booked this as a family holiday of a lifetime. We were not disappointed. The villa is beautifully designed with large bedrooms and great outdoor terraces perfect for relaxing and watching the monkeys play. The villa is set amongst trees and the nearby cove provides...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Curious19600
Management response:Responded 11 June 2017

Hi Sue, Many thanks the review, it it most appreciated and we are off course absolutely delighted that you had the most fantastic holiday with us. Looking forward to hearing from you soon. Best Regards , Ratnakara. :)

About the Owner
Ian B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
Availability
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About the neighbourhood
When you are not indulging in rest and relaxation at the villa there is plenty to do and see in the neighbourhood including swimming from unspoilt, uncrowded, palm-fringed sandy beaches, climbing Dondra Head Lighthouse, visiting a blow hole, going whale watching, taking an elephant safari, seeing the largest Buddha in Sri Lanka, visiting Temples, tea plantations and turtle sanctuaries, fishing, cycling, wildlife watching...
How to get there
Ratnakara is a 3 hour drive from Colombo Airport. SriLankan Airlines is the national carrier and has a good network with modern planes flying direct from many major European and Asian cities. There are also plenty of other quality carriers that fly into Colombo including Etihad, Emirates, Qatar and Jet Airways. Let us know your flight arrangements and we can assist you with arranging a minibus to meet you on arrival.
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