Ambassador's House

Asia / Sri Lanka / Galle

Tucked within Galle’s historic seventeenth century fortress on the south coast of Sri Lanka, this majestic five-bedroom private villa, the former residence of the Sri Lankan Ambassador to Pakistan, Iraq and Bangladesh is bursting with colonial charm.

up to 5
up to 10
Min. Nights


Ambassador’s House boasts abundant living space, including a roof terrace and huge lounge, as well as an elongated swimming pool and a lush, palm-shaded courtyard. An experienced staff team, including a private chef, welcome guests with traditional Sri Lankan hospitality and tend to every need to ensure that families and friends can relax and cherish their time soaking up the nostalgia of these elegant surroundings.


5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms

Sleeps 10 Guests


Air conditioned bedrooms

Baby cot

Barbecue grill




Dining for 10


Fan-cooled lounge

Fully equipped kitchen

Furnished veranda


High chair

iPod Docking Station

Pavilion with sofas

Plunge pool

Stairgates and playpen for baby

Telephone for local calls

Tropical gardens

TV lounge with 42-inch screen

Wireless internet


Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (Master): King size bed, en-suite bathroom, rattan planter's lounge, antique wardrobe, private living space, direct access to roof terrace, air conditioning, fan-cooled, linen mosquito net
Bedroom 2: Two double beds, en-suite bathroom, direct access to roof terrace via a private veranda, antique wardrobe, air conditioning, fan-cooled, linen mosquito net
Bedroom 3: Double size bed, en-suite bathroom, access to plunge pool, air conditioning, fan-cooled, linen mosquito nets
Bedroom 4: Double size bed, en-suite bathroom, access to plunge pool, air conditioning, fan-cooled, linen mosquito nets
Bedroom 5: Double size bed, en-suite bathroom, access to plunge pool, air conditioning, fan-cooled, linen mosquito nets

Pool Details

Private plunge pool

Staff and Services

Villa supervisor
Service staff
24-Hour security

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Car and driver - 24 hours prior notice

Location Details

Galle - 0.6 miles
Unawatuna - 3.7 miles
Dalawella - 4.3 miles
Thalpe - 4.9 miles
Hikkaduwa - 12.4 miles
Mirissa - 24.8 miles
Matara - 27.9 miles
Tangalle - 49.7
Colombo - 72.7 miles
International Airport - 90 miles
Kandy - 144 miles
Dambulla - 164 miles
Nuwara Eliya - 180.1 miles

Seemingly timeless, Galle Fort’s richly historic walls have given shelter to a dizzying array of merchants, traders, colonialists and foreign nationals over the years, who have all left their indelible mark on this seventeenth century Dutch fortress. Narrow streets bearing English and Dutch names exhibit an astounding concentration of colonial properties whose delicate fretwork, magnificent columns and ornate plasterwork constantly inspire.

Walk atop the fort’s grassy western ramparts are a highlight for many and these stoic walls, mere footsteps from your front door, are the venue for boisterous cricket matches, couples stealing private moments together and kamikaze jumpers launching themselves into the sea below. Museums showcasing the fort’s rich history plus many restaurants, street side cafes and independent boutiques are a five-minute walk away.

Villa Notes

Ambassador’s House is exceptionally well equipped for families. Facilities include a high chair; baby cot; car seat; books; games; stair gates; playpen; baby bath; changing mat.
On request, and for an additional charge, your villa supervisor can arrange for a car and driver. Please give 24 hours prior notice.


Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
September 01, 2020 - November 30, 2020
3 2 $ 420
September 01, 2020 - November 30, 2020
5 2 $ 600
December 01, 2020 - December 19, 2020
3 3 $ 505
December 01, 2020 - December 19, 2020
5 3 $ 720
December 20, 2020 - January 03, 2021
Christmas / New Year's
5 5 $ 950
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Tax Service Charge Details

Please note that tax and service charge are included in the rates. Discounted nightly rates may apply to stays of 7 nights or longer. Please inquire.

Security Deposit Details

Equal to one night's rent.

Minimum Stay Details

Minimum night stay may vary by villa. Please contact a villa specialist to confirm.

Exclusive Offers

We want to thank you for considering us for your villa experience provider. Because, without you, we would not be able to do what we love every day – creating remarkable villa experiences, leaving you with memories that will last a lifetime. We wanted to show our appreciation by providing you up to $2,000 Destination Dollars to customize your villa experience - on us! 

Learn more about what you can receive:

Villa Booking Cost

Destination Dollars

$5,000 – $15,000


$15,001 – $25,000


$25,001 – $35,000


$35,001 – $50,000


$50,001 – $75,000


$75,001 – $100,000


$100,001 +


Offer valid for new bookings made between 10/01/20 – 10/31/20 for travel from now to 12/31/21. Amount is based on the base villa cost only. Destination Dollars are valid for select pre-paid services only. Services offered are subject to availability. The value of any unused credit is non-refundable. Credit cannot be applied towards booking value. May not be combinable with other offers. All offers are subject to availability and may not apply to all villas or travel dates. Other restrictions may apply; please call for full details.


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