Villa Thalpe Walawwa

  • Large garden surrounding the house
  • Close to Thalpe and Unawatuna
  • Old colonial style house and furnishing
  • Large house ideal for families or groups of friends
  • Private getaway from tourist areas of the southern coast

Take a look inside Villa Thalpe Walawwa

“Walawwa” is the Sri Lankan name given to colonial manor houses owned by the leaders of the village.Villa Thalpe Walawwa is one such manor house, build in the early 20th century and the ancestral home to a prestigious family of politicians even to this date. The family has now renovated the Villa Thalpe Walawwa to bring it into the 21st century but not forgetting to retain the old colonial charm that takes you back in time.


Villa Thalpe Walawwa is conveniently located 15 minutes from several popular southern beaches like Unnawatun and Thalpe as well as being about 20 minutes away from the UNESCO world heritage site of the Galle Fort. Villa Thalpe Walawwa also offers the service of organizing tours to its guests including visits to tea, rubber and cinnamon estates, whale watching and many other interesting activities and its guests need only to inquire.

Customer reviews

10/10 (Average rating based on 3 reviews)

We stayed here for 3 nights in August. I absolutely love this place. It's spacious and provides a quiet retreat after a hectic travel schedule.The staff are very professional, service minded and cater to all your requests.I Would like to recommend it to everyone.

Upendra (Sri Lanka) stayed at Villa Thalpe Walawwa with a group of friends and their families from 23/08/2017 to 26/08/2017

We stayed here for two nights in August. We thoroughly enjoyed every bit of this place. The villa has a beautiful and large garden, a very nice swimming pool and all what we asked for. The service was excellent where the staff never said no and was very attentive to all our requirements, the food was nothing short of excellent.The villa has a colonial type atmosphere which makes it an even better experience. The surprising part was where the villa had its own organic vegetation to hand pick from. Never expected this when we booked, but it was truly fantastic from the time we stepped in. Would go back to this place with no second thoughts.

Umar (Sri Lanka) stayed at Villa Thalpe Walawwa with a group of friends and their families from 11/08/2017 to 13/08/2017

A truly wonderful place set in tropical gardens with a old world, colonial type feel, this was a holiday to remember. Very comfortable, good sized, immaculately clean room with WiFi and AC. Superb breakfast, in fact we ended up eating most of our meals there once we had tasted Marvin(Errol)'s curries, excellent food and great value! 10min tuk tuk ride to the shops/restraunts at Unawatuna beach. The pool is exceptional, immaculately clean and well maintained. I am a keen photographer was in my ellement wondering around the extensive grounds snapping the abundant variety of exotic birds. "The staff" Marvin and Surnaga, made us feel so welcome and nothing was too much trouble, a pleasure to have met them and we left as good friends. My wife and I would go back in a heartbeat.

Lee (United Kingdom) stayed at Villa Thalpe Walawwa with a group of friends and their families from 10/02/2017 to 15/02/2017

Services & features

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  • Facilities:

    • Additional guest (extra cost) (20 USD/night, 2 pers. max.)
    • BBQ equipment
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron and ironing board
    • Jacuzzi
    • Mosquito nets
    • Off-street parking
    • Pool towels
    • Safety box
    • Swimming pool
    • Terrace
    • Wardrobe space
    • Wi-Fi Internet
    • Yoga bale
  • Transport:

    • Airport transfer (extra cost) (contact us)
    • Bicycles available (extra cost)
    • Boat rental (extra cost)
    • Car available (extra cost)
    • Driver (extra cost)
    • Scooter available (extra cost)
  • Entertainment:

    • Board games
  • Meals:

    • Coffee maker
    • Daily breakfast included
    • Dinner (extra cost) (based on menu)
    • Fully equipped kitchen
    • Lunch (extra cost) (based on menu)
  • Services:

    • Gardener
    • Housekeeping service
    • Laundry (extra cost)
    • Massage (extra cost)
    • Security service
    • Welcome drinks
  • More information:

    • Pers. max.: 10
    • Staff: 4
    • Villa size: 500 m²
    • Garden: 40468 m²
  • Terms and conditions:

    • Check-in: after 02:00 pm
    • Check-out: until 12:00 pm
    • Security deposit: credit card authorization
Minimum stay 3 bedrooms 5 bedrooms
from 01/11/2022 to 11/04/2023 Peak season 2 nights USD 350 USD 500
from 11/04/2023 to 01/05/2023 Low season 2 nights USD 348 USD 580

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