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Featuring pristine, rustic and approachable interiors, combined with a restful location along the coast of Sri Lanka in Bentota, River Cottage Villa is a two-bedroom retreat that is idyllic, tranquil and memorable. Suitable for couples, small families and even a small group of friends, this family-friendly holiday haven is nestled along the rippling river complete with a private jetty and ample outdoor seating for a serene experience amidst nature. Enjoy the horde of water activities and beach life in Bentota to make the most of your holiday.
There are two air-conditioned bedrooms at River Cottage Villa which are designed with sophisticated and inviting interiors infused with tradition and culture. From the wooden floors to the intricate traditional bed linen, each aspect speaks to Sri Lankan heritage. The bedrooms are situated directly adjoined to the terrace which leads to the garden so slide open those glass doors for a constant supply of fresh air.
The four-poster king beds are comfortable and promise a good night’s rest. There are televisions in the room for your entertainment and each bedroom is accompanied by an ensuite.
The best part about staying at River Cottage Villa is you have a dazzling river view all to yourself with hardly any folk around. You may not have a private swimming pool but the allure of nature overshadows the rest. There are scenic outdoor lounge areas including the terrace on the shore so you can enjoy uninterrupted views and the fresh breeze while relishing a cup of tea. Alfresco dining and Daybeds allow you to soak up the sun and work on a tan. Mangroves and palms dot the shores for a glorious view at all times.
River Cottage Villa in Bentota celebrates Sri Lanka’s rich heritage and history with its walls steeped in a reverent old-world charm. Antique wooden furniture including leather sofas and wicker chairs, a dusty desk with a swivel chair and wooden bookshelves lined with classics and many bestsellers for you to pick from. Under a slanted ceiling with exposed wooden beams and trusses stands the main living area that overlooks the beautiful river. The plush sofas, original wooden floors draped with locally-woven carpets and many artefacts and crystal object embellish the room.
Arresting artwork adorns the walls of the living area and there is cable TV and free WI-FI to help you settle in easily. Since the villa is your home for the duration of your stay, it has a fully-equipped kitchen as well as a dining area for meals. The kitchen has modern appliances to help you cook and a breakfast bar for additional seating. The round table with seating for six is great for conversations while digging in and enjoying delicious local food.
This waterfront gem in Bentota is perfect for a mesmerising holiday where the days go by without a care in the world. The resident caretaker looks after the daily activities while a personal chef can be arranged at an additional cost in case you wish to dine in style. If you are travelling with kids then they are taken care of with amenities like a bot and high chair. Parking facility is available for private or rental.
There is plenty you can do in Bentota and its surrounding areas including water sports like jet skiing, water skiing, fun banana boat rides, etc. Other areas nearby include the historic Galle with its Dutch Fort built in the 17th-century or the famous Lunuganga, home to renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa.
|Minimum stay||2 bedrooms|
|from 16/01/2021 to 01/04/2021||High season||2 nights||£385|
|from 01/04/2021 to 20/07/2021||Low season||2 nights||£274|
|from 20/07/2021 to 01/09/2021||High season||2 nights||£320|
|from 01/09/2021 to 20/12/2021||Low season||2 nights||£274|