12 Best Private Pool Villas In Sri Lanka - Updated 2023

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Sri Lanka was previously referred to as Ceylon and has witnessed tremendous growth after its freedom from British rule. The island country is extremely popular among foreign tourists. The country is also known for its diversity and rich culture. It offers a wide variety of places to visit and explore despite its modest size. Surrounded by the mighty Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka boasts a coastline with a string of idyllic and beautiful beaches. On the other hand, its mainland offers an impressive variety of beautiful landscapes, from jungles to tea plantations. For a superbly luxurious retreat, you shouldn’t want to miss out on, scroll down for the best private pool villas in Sri Lanka.

1. Sihinaya Villa (from USD 319)

You shouldn’t miss the opportunity to stay at Sihinaya Villa, one of the top luxury villas in Sri Lanka. It is a century-old home that boasts amenities that include a housekeeper and a steward to ensure a comfortable stay.

The villa has four bedrooms, three exquisitely furnished bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a living room. Each room is air-conditioned and beautifully decorated, with beds that are handcrafted and outfitted with plush, deep mattresses.

Take a dip in the outdoor pool after a long day, or unwind in the living room that opens to the garden and views the pool.

Weligama, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
villa 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
the proberty is brand new clean and very well-maintained
the manager and the owner provide very good customer service
from the moment we contacted debbie the owner our stay was fantastic
from the moment we contacted debbie the owner our stay was fantastic
debbies outstanding customer service was reflected upon arrival with her incredible staff
debbie's outstanding customer service was reflected upon arrival with her incredible staff
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2. Fully furnished beach villa for eight (from USD 171)

A large private pool can be accessed on a shared basis among all four villas situated on the site. Ideal for up to eight guests, the villa offers three well-appointed bedrooms and three full bathrooms. This luxury beach villa in Sri Lanka also features a tennis court for guests who are on the sporty side. The living room has an attached terrace that offers beautiful views of the nearby beach, pool, and garden. The villa is in close proximity to several beach hotels, boasting an array of gourmet restaurants. Children are welcome in this fully furnished villa, and all rooms here are equipped with air conditioning.

21 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
ps the weather in august was great we had one shower in two weeks and a constant 28° perfect
the pool is huge and cleaned everyday
a lovely house that is spacious comfortable and clean
villa lovely and clean
the service of thilak and his staff is excellent
our hosts were helpful with all our questions and queries
the staff was service minded and made us feel welcome
staff were fantastic especially mr thilak
staff were fabulous and so helpful
nearby kalutara also has some interesting places to visit
nice restaurants at a 20 min walk or short tuk tuk ride various day trips possible to e
we would definitely recommend this place to friends or relatives
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3. Villananda (from USD 199)

Villananda is a recommended beach villa in Sri Lanka due to its convenient location and laid-back atmosphere. This beachfront villa allows for easy visits to the beach, where you can soak up some rays. In the villa, you can take a dip in the private pool or lounge on the terrace, enjoying breathtaking views of the pool and the sea.

The villa’s two bedrooms are furnished with king-sized beds, mosquito nets, and air conditioning, ensuring a restful night’s sleep. If you need a place to work, a desk is also available.

The villa’s manager can arrange a tuk-tuk trip for you to explore the area like a local. You can also rent air-conditioned vans for longer trips.

Ambalangoda, SP, Sri Lanka
villa 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
accommodation very clean and neat and the staff were friendly and very helpful
sudath and the other villa staff were great and the home made curries were just delicious
there are staff on site that couldn't have been any more helpful
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4. Paradise Cove Villa (from USD 265)

Paradise Cove Villa is a spacious property, which can comfortably accommodate 12 guests at a time. This beachfront villa comes with six beautiful bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms. It has a deck, which leads to an infinity pool that overlooks the Nilwella Cove and Nilwella Beach. The fully furnished property can ensure guests a luxurious stay. The nearest beach is only a stone’s throw from this lovely villa. It is an excellent place to relax with your friends or family.

Tangalle, SP, Sri Lanka
170 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 8 Beds 12 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

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Amenities & Room:
communal spaces terrace- pool and garden and we really enjoyed staying there for a friends birthday
beautifully designed villa/pool with a spectacular view of the ocean and great vibes clean and private beach
clean and very comfortable villa
we cleaned the beach one day and then it was easy to keep clean
villa is nicely appointed clean and well maintained
the rooms are all clean and comfortable
they keep the house clean and are always willing to help in anyway they can
the staff were amazing
sena and staff are great
mr sena and staff are very kind
now for the staff led by this amazing manager mr
the staff was amazing and thr food delishous
the location couldn’t be better
and of course the location is superb
wonderful stay in this great house in a great location
great location and wonderful beach
amazing location with the beach on your doorstep and 2min from hirikatiya
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5. Spacious private villa close to the beach (from USD 136)

Set a few minutes away from a popular surfing beach called Hikkaduwa, this spacious villa is also close to several fine restaurants that serve some of the most delicious dishes in Sri Lanka. It can sleep up to eight guests at a time, with four nicely done bedrooms and two bathrooms. Note that guests have to stay here for a minimum of seven nights. There is a private swimming pool where you can enjoy a leisurely swim with your friends or family. The spacious dining area/lounge features sufficient seating for the guests. Kids and pets are allowed in this beautiful villa.

22 reviews  
villa 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
the villa was comfortable with good air con and fans and there was a large garden and pool area
we are a family of 7 and found serendib villa very comfortable and spacious
the ownerjohn and the property manager sarath were extremely helpful and provided many tips and recommendations
sarath- villa manager was extremely helpful throughout our stay as was the caretaker dayananda
and he does great rice curry even the night watchman was helpful
the location is a 5 minute walk from hikkaduwa beach which has a number of good restaurants and bars
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6. Cozy beach villa for four (from USD 225)

This cozy beach villa is situated in Sri Lanka’s Weligama Bay and offers complete privacy to its guests. It can accommodate four guests, with two bedrooms and two en suite bathrooms. This modern, new villa overlooks a pristine beach and has a well-equipped kitchen, a lounge, and a dining area. Popular tourist attractions such as Mirissa Beach and Weligama are a quick ride from here. There is a lovely swimming pool on the lawn overlooking the sea.

Weligama, SP, Sri Lanka
128 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

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all the amenities were extremely stylish and so comfortable
the a/c’s in the bedrooms were a welcoming blast of cool air after enjoying the beach & pool
the facilities are as described and are just stunning
breakfast delivery was beyond appreciated every morning & complimentary local tuk tuk rides were helpful
the home is newly built with an amazing pool and a gorgeous private view of the beach
house is clean and comfortable
the rooms are clean and tidy
the house is very beautiful and clean
it’s clean safe and has everything you need
it really is as good as the photos suggest great facilities clean and sparkling
hosts are just amazing people
the hosts gave excellent service and they are really friendly
the hosts are very helpful and available
the staff were very helpful at all times
they were very attentive helpful & eager to make our stay a pleasant one
the location is perfect
amazing location at the beach
at a perfect location near many good restaurants
the house is located offside the tourist life but central on the best place at weligama beach
the location is undoubtedly the best in weligama - private yet convenient
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7. Forestville Yala (from USD 122)

This beautiful villa is perfect for nature lovers who are in pursuit of relaxation and seclusion. It is a 20-minute drive away from Yala National Park and is a quick drive from Thissa Wewa. Ideal for 14 guests, there are 2 well-furnished bedrooms with 7 squishy beds and 4 full bathrooms. Guests can use the swimming pool for a refreshing dip or laze around on the rooftop terrace. You can try out delicious local cuisine while staying in Forestville Yala. A fully equipped kitchen is fitted with appliances to help you prepare a proper meal.

Tissamaharama, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
45 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 7 Beds 14 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pool and sleeping facilities are appreciated
please note that only 2 rooms are ac
the house as well as the pool were clean and well maintained
expecting improvement in bathroom cleanliness next time
clean and specious place in a calm and relaxing surroundings
the staff were very pleasant
host was great
staff was exceptionally helpful and pleasant
the host was very helpful and accommodating
the staff on site is very friendly and helpful
forestville is a lovely place very conveniently located next to yala national park
the place is great perfect location if you will enter yala national park
it is the best place for a wild life seeing trip
located just outside of the park the guide that the host recommended is superb
great caretakers and if you are planning a trip to yala safari it's surely a place to consider
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8. Ramboda Villa (from USD 297)

This contemporary four-bedroom villa sits within a tea estate and can comfortably accommodate eight guests. You can enjoy some stunning views while staying here and take a leisurely dip in the private pool. Nuwara Eliya Tea Factory is a short walk away from this lovely property. Guests can spend time trekking on the mountains, visiting waterfalls in Sri Lanka, or embarking upon day trips to Kandy. It is definitely an excellent place to unwind and relax.

Ramboda, Central Province, Sri Lanka
112 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good views with the pool
you can enjoy natural breeze in the room too
the villa has lots of natural light and the rooms are spacious
ramboda villa is a great example how a modern apartment can blend beautifully with nature
the villa has it all - an amazing view great facilities and very friendly staff
the only thing is that it should be kept more clean
my room was spacious and clean with modern design and en suite
the ramboda villa was fantastic - spacious clean and stylish (exactly how the pictures are)
staffs are so nice
the staff is incredibly helpful and kind
house staff took good care of us
the owner was very helpful and accomodating
overall impeccable service and friendly environment
amazing villa in secluded beautiful location
this place feels like our own summer house :) s&j
in addition to the great property location and general cool factor (infiniti pool pool table etc
we really enjoyed our stay at isolated and calm ramboda villa
very nice place in the tea area
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9. Seaside villa with a kitchen (from USD 200)

This unique seaside villa is suitable for eight guests. This is an ideal stopover when you are in this beautiful island country. A pristine beach is just in front of the property, so you and your companions can easily enjoy a relaxing dip. There is a swimming pool with a deck where you can watch the sunset. Rooms here have en suite bathrooms and air conditioning. Breakfast can be served on request and a fully stocked kitchen can take care of all your cooking needs.

Negombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
80 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all 4 sea view comfortable rooms
the property is beautiful with sweeping beachfront views lots of common spaces and a wonderful pool
we can’t really swim there but the view is amazing
the place was perfect from the large pool to ocean view bedrooms and living-room
our stay was comfortable and fun
the pool is warm and always clean
place is nice breathtaking clean and fantastic
it's new and very clean and the rooms are huge
very neat and clean
and all the 4 bedrooms are clean and comfortable
the owner is very helpful and the caretaker is very friendly though with limited language skill
the caretaker was very nice and helpful
he was very helpful and nice
the owner was very easy to communicate with and has helped a lot
the caretaker wije was very friendly and helpful
if you want to get away from busy city life this is a perfect location :)
the location of the villa is outstanding
the location is safe beautiful calm and quiet
i will always recommend this location to anyone and will surely plan to visit again
niroshini's place is very large - ideal for a gathering for a large family
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10. Comfortable villa with ocean views (from USD 670)

This luxury villa in Sri Lanka for 10 offers comfort and scenic views. It boasts a private pool with a hot tub for guests to relax and unwind. The villa also has spacious living and dining areas where guests can enjoy their meals. It has a huge fully stocked kitchen, allowing guests to prepare their own meals. The property also features satellite TV and WiFi to keep its guests engaged and entertained. It is located on an idyllic beach and is perfect for those who want to explore some beach activities. Yala National Park and Udawalawe National Park can easily be accessed by car.

Kamburugamuwa, Kamburugamuwa, Sri Lanka
villa 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 7 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
shehan and the rest of the staff gave us the best service
the staff are super friendly and accommodating
kudos to the staff make sure u look after them
professional and friendly staff were on hand at all times but they were very discrete
we all loved it taranga was so helpful and nothing was to much trouble thank you all
the location is perfect close to all the action in the beach are
nisala villa is such a well designed villa in an amazing location
we would highly recommend nisala which offers a lovely holiday experience in a stunning location
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11. Luxury villa near Bentota Beach

You can wake up to the chirping sounds of the birds while staying in this luxury rental villa. Located close to Bentota Beach, the villa can accommodate up to eight guests. Featuring four bedrooms and three bathrooms, the property is loaded with modern amenities and facilities for a relaxing stay such as cozy beds, WiFi, and free parking. Surrounded by a beautiful garden, the property comes with a large pool with sunbeds, a separate toilet and shower, and a sunroof. The 2-story villa was constructed in 2010 but underwent a thorough renovation a year ago.

Beruwala, WP, Sri Lanka
villa 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the large swimming pool with it lights at night was fantastic
the four rooms are quite big and clean and it has beautiful garden maintained by an old gardener
the main attraction is the swimming pool which is big enough and clean
lucky is an excellent host who is always there if you need him to advise
the owner of the villa – lucky is a very friendly guy and owns few gem stones
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12. South Point Villa

Enjoy your stay in this exclusive villa for eight with three spacious bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. Guests can enjoy fabulous views of the Indian Ocean from South Point Villa. There are surfing spots nearby, so guests interested in water activities can have a great time. Guests can access a private outdoor swimming pool during their stay here. The garden is well-kept and leads to a pristine sandy beach. The dining and living areas on the veranda can offer beautiful views of the ocean.

16 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
as was the swimming pool with its wonderful sea views
the rooms huge and clean
the pool is kept clean and the jacuzzi was a great extra
the staff are really friendly
the service was truly courteous and the staff did not intrude on our privacy
the staff are ever so nice making one feel very much at home
we are really grateful to the staff and the management for this support and gesture
however it is the staff who make this place special
the location was second to none and the accommodation was modern and very comfortable
its only a short ride away from galle and is a great place to chill
the location is out of this world where it seems like you have your own private beach
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Best private pool experience in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a beautiful place to visit, with stunning landscapes, lovely bird sanctuaries, and memorable beach holidays. If you want an unforgettable experience, check out this list of the best private pool villas in Sri Lanka.

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