The Sun House - Galle - Sri Lanka - Boutique Hotels & Villas in Sri Lanka - Accommodation at The Sun House - Galle - Sri Lanka
Once the home of a Scottish spice merchant, this colonial house built in the 1860’s has been converted into a small hotel which exudes a country house atmosphere. With 7 highly individual bedrooms, it is well known for its fine dining, its privacy, its eclectic collection of artwork, books and furniture. Perched high on a hill yet only a 5 minute stroll away from the centre of the seaside town of Galle, The Sun House offers panoramic views of the Galle and the world heritage site of Fort Galle.
At The Sun House we offer our guests the ideal chance of being transported back to the relaxed life styles of the planters, when a day began with a hearty breakfast and finished with a cocktail at sunset.
This glorious house has been renovated to maintain its colonial charm and elegance.
The large central living area is the heart of the house. A place where, at the end of the day, our guests can browse through the eclectic selection of books, sink into a relaxing sofa, listen to whatever music takes their fancy while enjoying a pot of up-country tea or perhaps something a little stronger like the famous “Sun House Sour”.
There are two beautiful tropical gardens; The fragrant frangipani (“temple tree”) garden, leading to the swimming pool, and the mango garden which faces a stunning view of Galle harbour. The gardens are an idyllic and serene place for guests to relax, read, write or sunbathe.
Delicious fusion cuisine is served and meals can be taken in either the dining room, on one of the house’s airy verandahs or in the garden under the mango tree.
The Sun House is a peaceful retreat offering a friendly and relaxed environment with service that is discreet yet efficient.
It is the perfect spot to explore the area and most importantly relax, unwind and eat well!
The Sun House has seven highly individual bedrooms. There are 3 standard rooms, 2 deluxe rooms and 2 premium suites.All rooms are filled with colonial antique furniture, dreamy four poster beds and each has an elegant bathroom.
At The Sun House we pride ourselves on attention to detail. We have a firm belief that the “difference is in the detail”. All rooms have the finest quality bed linen and bath towels, stunning tropical flower arrangements and plenty of interesting reading material. The soft furnishings have been chosen to suit each individual room and its surroundings.
Renowned for some of the best food in Sri Lanka, The Sun House offers contemporary gourmet cuisine with a focus on the highest quality ingredients fresh from the local markets each day.
The dinner menu changes daily with a starter, main course and a choice of three delicious desserts. The cuisine is predominantly seafood with influences from Thailand, Sri Lanka, Australia and the Mediterranean. Our chefs are equally at home making some of the most delicious & innovative Sri Lankan curries, string hoppers and sambals.For those wanting a hearty start to the day, there is choice of an English or Sri Lankan breakfast. Delicious light lunches & snacks are also served throughout the day.
Meals are served in either the dining room, on one of the house’s airy verandahs or in the garden under the mango tree.
Each year The Sun House has a resident international guest chef come and conduct cooking classes for all those food enthusiasts and to train our own chefs on the finest fusion cuisine.
Activities Available in The Sun House
City - Galle
Category - Hill Country Hotels
Distance from Colombo - 120 Km (3 hour drive)
Distance from Airport - 146 Km (3.45 hour drive)
Price Guide - Rates on Request
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