Saffrons Beach Villa is the latest and most intriguing addition to the luxury villas available for rent on Sri Lanka’s stunning South Coast. After five years of painstaking design and construction, Sri Lanka’s now has its first Tropical Modern icon. This villa breaks new ground in sleek minimalist architecture, while always putting comfort first. The result is that as soon as you step into Saffrons Beach Villa from the bustle of Galle and its congested roads, you are presented with a harmony of beautiful spaces, clean lines and soothing proportions that make even the most exhausted soul sing. It’s absolute beachfront location on arguably the best beach on the South Coast, if not the Island, makes it difficult to leave.
How did the Saffrons Beach Villa experience evolve? It came about because two Australian born, ridiculously overworked international TV executives, kept escaping from corporate America and fleeing to Sri Lanka to de-stress. Drawn to this island with a recorded culture 2,500 years old with its Buddhist, Hindu and Islamic influences overlaid with the colonial influences of Portugal, Holland and Britain, they discovered a unique place filled with authentic cultural insights and experiences … a place to visit often, or even to call home! After seven years of searching they found the ideal beachfront coconut grove at Habaraduwa to build the ultimate place to permanently de-stress. They now offer this place to a select few wanting to come and experience Saffrons Beach Villa for themselves. The emerging hot Sri Lankan architect, Philip Weeraratne was engaged to create a villa for all seasons that captured beauty in its each and every space. The result is stunning with moving walls of glass, that make you always feel surrounded by nature and the sea; never contained within a box or room … that’s why the spirit soars for the lucky few who share this experience. The owners management skills in training a strong complement of staff, means you arrive, relax and just rediscover life’s pleasures.
Habaradua is just 12kms South of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Galle Fort, and a great staging point for Yala National Park Safaris or exploration of the Sinharaja Rainforest, top beaches and a host of cultural hotspots.
Traditional wood fired Sri Lankan kitchen option
As well as the spotless stainless steel kitchen, SaffronsBeachVilla is unique in having an additional traditional wood fired Sri Lankan kitchen that delivers authentic local flavours cooked in earthenware pots, should you wish to experience the real Sri Lankan cuisine.
Private Island access and event dining
Tropical modern design
As well as the open design that lets you feel you are always surrounded by nature and the sea, you can bath outside in open air showers on the roof gardens or share a bath set within a lotus pond featuring koi carp, goldfish and an ever flowing fountain. Three dining rooms to meet your moods, including a treetop cabana by the sea.
Rather than harking back to Sri Lanka’s colonial past, this unique holiday villa is firmly placed in the future, affirming modern good taste with sleek functionality for the Sri Lanka of tomorrow and the current needs of it’s well informed guests. Even the drinking water that is used to make your tea, coffee, and iced lime juices has been extracted from the humidity in the air with a high tech device that ensures the absolute purity of everything you consume at Saffrons Beach Villa. And that’s the point … everything that uniquely combines to make this pleasure filled experience is only available at Saffrons Beach Villa.
PS : Don’t forget to pack your iPod. iPod speakers are available along with an extensive DVD collection, library and satellite TV, ADSL broadband, personal safe for valuables, dry box for cameras or iPod, massage and hammocks by the sea.
Saffrons Beach Villa works with the local community supporting three schools in the area with library, computer rooms and ongoing support. We buy produce and employ locally and support local crafts people to produce quality home wares that you will see in the villa and can purchase. If you would like to come and see some of this work or care to be involved on what ever level, we can make that happen. People make the place, and they nourish good memories for those who meet them for years to come. Hope to see you here soon?
City - Galle
Category - Beach Hotels
Distance from Colombo - 125 Km (3.15 hour drive)
Distance from Airport - 146 Km (3.45 hour drive)
Price Guide - Rates on Request
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