With world heritage sites, spectacular beautiful beaches, and warm ocean waters, it’s little wonder that Sri Lanka is a popular destination for holidaymakers from all over the globe. And those who wish to be truly pampered in luxurious accommodation will be delighted to know that the country boasts a superb array of excellent beachfront villas to make your stay especially memorable. These are just some of the best luxury beach villas in Sri Lanka that you can book now for your upcoming trip!
1. Indie three-bedroom beach house on the outskirts of Galle (from USD 359)
There’ll be plenty to see and do during a stay at this three-bedroom beachfront property, which sits just seven minutes outside Galle and all of its rich history. Nature fans may also spot the occasional turtle laying eggs, and those who wish to get a chance to interact with these charming reptiles are just a 15-minute tuk ride away from a beach lagoon where you can see and feed them. Lovers of the sea will also find top beaches and surfing spots nearby. The property itself, which features air conditioning and ceiling fans - perfect for keeping cool - also boasts its own private pool, free Wi-Fi access, and a cable TV. Past guests loved the villa, declaring it a real gem with an incredible staff.
Villa in Galle · ★4.95 · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 3.5 bathsGalle, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the property is lovely especially the overall decor and the amenities available - the coffee machine tvwifi and power wasn‘t on it‘s best performancethe pool and the view great thank you ciao francescathe swimming pool was lovely with great viewsthe amenities were excellent we’ll never forget our breakfasts by the beach
Cleanliness:it was always clean and freshit was always clean and freshit is spotlessly clean and done up very tastefullythe house is really clean and stylishthe place is very clean and beautifully furnished
Host:excellent service from nerman and staffthe staff were greatindie is a wonderful hostthe staff is extremely helpful and go above and beyond for the smallest of requestsnirman and anoja were amazing hostsRead more reviews
Location:ideal place to stayaway from touristy parts but close enough of you wish to go theregood vibe nice breakfast convenient locationthis is a beautiful home close to galle fortthe location right on the water is superb
2. Villa Ranawara
Lovers of the outdoors will be in heaven during a stay at this beautiful private villa near Dalawella on the south coast. For not only does it boast a large open-air pool where you can unwind with your family, it is set in the grounds of a private 23-acre estate, ensuring a truly quiet and relaxing stay away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And the added cherry on top is its position within easy reach of safari parks and the Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary, so if you have any wildlife fans in your group, they’ll be thrilled. The property itself boasts no fewer than five en-suite bedrooms in the main villa, with a further two luxury cabanas in the garden. There’s also a range of amenities to delight all guests, from the massage pavilion and the cinema room, to a library - complete with a range of games and books to enjoy.
Price: 2,934 USD
Number of Guests: 14
3. South Point Villa - a three-bedroom luxury villa on a golden sandy beach (from 533.98 USD)
Set just feet from the azure blue seas and white sands of the beach at Koggala, this superb modern villa is as well-placed for enjoying the surf as it is for exploring the wider area. It is just a few hundred meters from Koggala Lake and is also a stone’s throw away from the coastal railway station of Kathaluwa, for rail access to the likes of Galle and other towns on the south coast. Former guests were full of praise for the three-bedroom villa, hailing its magical setting, the chef’s amazing meals and the way staff treated them like royalty. What’s more, its position within easy reach of excursions to Galle, turtle hatcheries and other outdoor activities delighted families, making it a real option for you and your loved ones.
South Point Villa - a three-bedroom luxurious villa on a golden sandy beach
Price: from 533.98 USD
Number of Guests: 8
4. ISHQ Villa (from USD 891)
This bespoke family-owned villa is another strong contender for those who wish to see the sights of Galle and Talpe during their visit to this delightful corner of Sri Lanka. Set on the sands of Dalawella Beach a short distance away from the two towns, the palm frond-lined gardens will make a great place to unwind with friends or loved ones. And the open air pool’s setting within an internal courtyard, with views of the ocean waves, adds an extra level of privacy when you are messing about in the water with your family. The property, which can handle groups of up to 12 people, also comes with a range of home comforts including the likes of a TV, a music player, and Wi-Fi access - the latter of which will come in especially useful when looking for places to visit on your travels.
Address: 828 Matara Road, Talpe
Parking Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing
5. Villa Pointe Sud
This exclusive five-bedroom villa, which is located to the west of Matara in Sri Lanka’s Southern Province, makes full use of its quiet surroundings on Pointe Sud to provide a relaxing bolthole from the cares of the outside world. Its lush green terraced gardens feature an enticing outdoor pool and a number of great spots where guests can socialise with their friends and loved ones beneath the dappled shade of palm fronds. The interior is equally opulent, featuring spacious and airy rooms, and a stylish mix of modern and antique furnishings that will help to make your holiday experience even more memorable.
Villa Pointe Sud
Number of Guests: 10
6. Skye House (1,005 USD)
This modern five-bedroom villa is well placed for those who wish to explore the wider area during their stay. Just a short distance away to the west lies the historic delights of Galle, while those looking east will discover the waters of Koggala Lake. The nearby railway station of Habaraduwa also opens up the possibility of traveling the Sri Lankan coastline without the need to use a car. Of course, those who prefer to simply relax in the villa pool and neighboring Habaraduwa beach will find plenty to keep them entertained too. Indeed, the games room and the villa playground mean it would be particularly suitable for families. And those who crave the quiet life will be delighted with the range of on-site staff, which include a chef, a butler, a gardener, and a pool attendant.
Price: 1,005 USD
Number of Guests: 10
7. Villa Saldana (356 USD)
Located just a short distance away from the previous entry on the list, this luxury three-bedroom villa will be ideal for smaller families or groups who wish to enjoy the same Habaraduwa beach setting and nearby attractions without having to plump for a larger property. The beach, which is regarded as one of Sri Lanka’s finest, boasts miles of white sand and inviting waters, not to mention it is very sparsely populated, making it a great place to unwind away from daily cares. Indeed, the hosts say visitors are as likely to spot turtles as they are people, so keep those eyes peeled for local wildlife, which is also one of the things Sri Lanka is famous for. Those who prefer the charms of a pool to the open waters of the sea will also enjoy the villa’s facilities.
Price: 356 USD
Number of Guests: 6
8. Villa Blue Heights (from USD 786)
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This delightful Southern Province villa, which is set among palm fronds in two acres of lush gardens, will make a great little escape from the outside world. It also enjoys an elevated position close to a sheltered horseshoe bay, which offers seasonal swimming and watersports opportunities, so you’ll be messing about in the water in no time. And food fans will be equally well catered for, as the in-house chef presents plenty of opportunities to tantalize those taste buds and sample the local cuisine without ever leaving the comfort of this luxurious villa. Those who wish to taste some delicious dishes in the local Dickwella area will also find a range of restaurants nearby. The four-bedroom villa itself, which is light, airy and features stylish decor throughout, also comes with a range of modern techs to keep the family entertained.
Address: Hiriketiya, Dikwella, Dikwella Beach Front, Tangalle, Sri Lanka, 81200
9. Villa Nilaveli (from USD 320)
Those looking for luxurious accommodation in the northeast of Sri Lanka may wish to opt for this modern and spacious five-bedroom villa just meters away from the Nilaveli Beach. The two-story property boasts a large upper-floor balcony where guests can relax and enjoy the sea view, as well a spacious open-plan kitchen and a bar area where guests can tuck into family meals. The host can provide all meals during your stay, should you wish to truly relax, but the kitchen also gives you the option of whipping up a few meals on your own. The villa manager will be more than happy to provide tips on local tours to join and things to do for those who wish to explore the wider area. And there is a wide range of mod cons to make you feel right at home, including air conditioning, Wi-Fi access, and a cable TV. Unsurprisingly, it scored top marks across the board from former guests.
Villa in Nilaveli · ★4.92 · 5 bedrooms · 5 beds · 3 bathsNilaveli, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the rooms are clean and there are plenty of beach chairs in the balconies & patio to relaxespecially the good food he prepared: the breakfast the curry's couldn't been better
Cleanliness:the house is beautiful and clean as is the stretch of beach directly behind the housethe rooms are huge the beds are extremely comfortable and the whole villa is very clean and modernthe (almost) private beach is quite clean
Host:amal is very nice host and will support you by all questionsthe house is large and comfortable the staff is lovelybooking was simple with hermes and the local host amal was helpful and knowledgeableall the staff were friendly warm and there when we needed anythingthe caretaker was incredibly helpful and we had a wonderful timeRead more reviews
Location:a special location for special holidays - and would be perfect location for a cosy weddingnice little beach bar 2 minute walk away was good funa true little corner of paradisethe villa the beach the location all fantasticbeautiful light and modern house with a super location right on the beach
10. Ani Villas - Villa Monara (from USD 5950)
Relax in style at this spacious and airy luxury villa, which overlooks the extensive sands of Dickwella on Sri Lanka’s southern shores. This eight-bedroom property can sleep up to 16 people and comes crammed with beautiful decor and luxury amenities you’d expect from a villa of this type. What’s more, it is well placed for exploring the wider region, should you wish to tear yourself away from the opulent property during your stay. The impressive UNESCO world heritage site at Galle - just a 90-minute drive away along the coast - is sure to make for a memorable visit. And then there’s the option of a little leopard-spotting at one of the country’s reserves. Of course, if you’d prefer to take life in the slow lane, the villa’s infinity pool, neighboring beach, and top techs are sure to keep you entertained.
ÀNI Sri Lanka
Address: Kalukatiya Watta, Maliyadda
Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre
A magical holiday awaits
With so many wonderful beaches and a dizzying array of superb luxury seafront villas, those looking for beach holidays in Sri Lanka are truly spoilt for choice.
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