Villa Aqua Dunhinda
Villa Aqua Dunhinda
Villa Aqua Dunhinda

Villa Aqua Dunhinda


  • Kandy (View map)
  • 6 pers. max.
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 staff
  • Panoramic views out to the Kothmale Forest and Mahaweli River
  • Prime hilltop location
  • A good base from which to explore renowned attractions in central Sri Lanka
  • Views of the river from all living spaces
  • Ideal for accommodating small groups

Villa Aqua Dunhinda pictures and description

Set in an excellent vantage point atop the hills, Villa Aqua Dunhinda offers incredible vistas like no other. Enjoy breathtaking views over the dense Kothmale Forest, winding Mahaweli River and rolling valleys from the indoor and outdoor spaces within the compound. This hilltop home embraces tropical living by bringing the outdoor elements in; apricot-coloured rays and the cool mountain breezes flow in easily to create interiors that are bright and airy.

Location

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Located close to central Sri Lanka, Villa Aqua Dunhinda serves as a great base to explore an array of nature and cultural attractions. Take an hour’s drive out to Kandy, the country’s cultural capital. There’s much to see and do here, from taking a stroll around the scenic Kandy Lake, to visiting the renowned Temple of the Tooth and catching a Kandyan dance performance.

Enjoy excellent hikes in the picturesque and serene Horton Plains National Park, located a three-hour drive from your villa. The rolling hills, cool mountain climate and extensive tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya are a two-hour drive away.

Customer reviews

10/10 (Average rating based on 4 reviews)
10/10

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the beautiful Aqua Dunhinda villa. The service and scenery was nothing but perfect! Sri Lanka is a beautiful country and is fully reflected in the villa. We are very sad to leave! and will definitely come back! A big thank you to Sanjeeva and Sajith! The hospitality and the food was absolutely amazing.

Radha (United Arab Emirates) enjoyed a romantic stay at Villa Aqua Dunhinda from 08/08/2017 to 15/08/2017
10/10

"Gorgeous" this is the first word that I can start with. The place, the environment, the staff and the accommodation was really something exceptional. But I have one suggestion, please provide the villa with coffee machine, otherwise there is nothing to say except wonderful experience and stay. Finally, thank you for all your dedicated work. Our first visit to Srilanka with good impression has been made because of you. :)

Al Mansoori (United Arab Emirates) stayed at Villa Aqua Dunhinda with his/her family from 22/12/2016 to 26/12/2016
10/10

It's hard to pick a favorite thing about this place. The setting is incredible, with views of mountains and roaring river, up an isolated hill road far enough away from anybody else up, yet a close-enough walk or ride away. Birdsong greets you while being served coffee or tea on the veranda (and there are soaring eagles!) -- and you may need a light jacket, because it's refreshingly cool. When the doors all around are opened, the breeze flows through the house, giving it life. It's a delightful walk down a garden slope, through the tea plants and spices like cinnamon and fruit trees like avocado and jackfruit, to reach the river out front, as well as the fresh bubbling spring on the property out back. The staff, manager Sujit and his Guy Friday, make sure you always have what you need, yet always stay out of the way. Sujit also organizes day-tours like to the 3 temples around Kandy (totally worth seeing). It's also about 40 mins to get back to Kandy for a half-day (all that's needed). And he'll also take you the vegetable market and direct the cook to make your choices, Sri Lankan-style, for dinner: kale, beets, snake gourd, and all kinds of leaves for coconut salad. This is amazing for vegetarians - so rare to find this kind of opportunity while traveling. This was the best place I stayed in Sri Lanka -- really a treat!

Sheridan (Hong Kong) stayed at Villa Aqua Dunhinda with his/her family from 24/06/2016 to 30/06/2016
10/10

This is a fantastic place! It's the Sri Lankan home you wish you had, complete with a staff. The house is beautiful, the hilltop setting overlooking the river is stunning, and the meals are delicious. It's the perfect spot for reading, relaxing, running or walking, listening to the birds and just enjoying the scenery. It's also a great spot from which to explore Kandy and the surrounding areas, for half or whole day trips. The property is even more beautiful than the photos, and the only downside is you won't want to leave. It is a really special place that made me feel I was having a genuine Sri Lankan experience, rather than a touristy one. And Prashan is super responsive, friendly and professional. I really enjoyed my stay here and am recommending it to friends and colleagues who are contemplating trips to Sri Lanka.

Kristen (Hong Kong) stayed at Villa Aqua Dunhinda with a group of friends from 21/06/2016 to 24/06/2016

Services & features

  • Services:

    • 24H Security
    • Gardener
    • Housekeeping
    • Laundry (extra cost)
    • Massage (extra cost)
    • Personal guest assistant
    • Security service
    • Welcome drinks
  • Facilities:

    • Additional bed (extra cost) (0 USD/night, 0 pers. max.)
    • CCTV security
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron and ironing board
    • Off-street parking
    • Pets allowed
    • Swimming pool
    • Terrace
    • Wardrobe space
    • Wheelchair access
    • Wi-Fi Internet
    • Yoga bale
  • Transport:

    • Airport transfer (extra cost) (contact us)
    • Car available (extra cost)
  • Kids:

    • Babysitter (extra cost)
  • Entertainment:

    • Board games
    • DVD movies
    • DVD player
    • International channels
    • TV
  • Meals:

    • Chef (contact us)
    • Daily breakfast included
    • Dinner (extra cost) (based on menu)
    • Lunch (extra cost) (based on menu)
  • More information:

    • Pers. max.: 6
    • Staff: 5
    • Villa size: 400 m²
    • Garden: 21243 m²
  • Terms and conditions:

    • Check-in: after 01:00 pm
    • Check-out: until 11:00 am
    • Security deposit: 1 night(s) in cash

Rates

Minimum stay 1 bedroom 2 bedrooms 3 bedrooms
from 12/09/2017 to 01/12/2017 Low season 2 nights AUD $ 152 AUD $ 228 AUD $ 304
from 01/12/2017 to 01/03/2018 High season 3 nights AUD $ 228 AUD $ 380 AUD $ 532
from 01/03/2018 to 01/12/2018 Low season 2 nights AUD $ 152 AUD $ 228 AUD $ 304

Discounts (conditions apply)

10% off for a stay from 01/09/2017 to 30/09/2017
15% off for a stay from 01/10/2017 to 31/10/2017

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