About Ambalama, GalleAmbalama meaning 'resting place' in native Sinhalese is indeed an intimate holiday villa offering you excellent services and a memorable stay. Only 7 km from Galle, the villa offers 4 double bedrooms, a large living and dining area that opens up to a terrace and infinity pool with ocean views.
Ambalamaoffers luxury for excellent value with a well trained and courteous staff. Modern amenities and private terraces offer you maximum comfort and privacy while making the villa a perfect place to explore the surroundings or simply embrace the peaceful ambience around it.
Location of Ambalama, Galle
Approximately 7km South West of Galle, which is a historical city in the Southern Part of Sri Lanka, Ambalama is located along the Dahawella beach en-route to Matara. This area is known to be famous for stilt fishing making it an ideal holiday spot. The distance from the hotel to Colombo is about 125km while the drive from Colombo along the Colombo - Galle - Matara motor way takes about 3 - 3 2/1 hours while the Southern Expressway reduces the journey by 1 - 1 2/1 hours. Rented cars and public transportation option are widely available to the South.
Accommodation at Ambalama, Galle
Ambalama offers a number of four spacious suites that provide guests with beautiful views of the ocean through French doors opening out in to a lawn terrace. Promising privacy, all rooms include a number of amenities that consist of air-conditioning, ceiling fans, dark wooden four poster beds with comfortable mattresses, fresh linen and mosquito netting. There's one twin room and three king sized double bedrooms. Each room also includes a spacious and well maintained en-suite bathroom with hot water showers, soft towels and twin vanities. Two bathrooms provide outdoor showers with total privacy.
Facilities at Ambalama, Galle
The large open living room at the Ambalama offers great views of the ocean while there is also an infinity pool with sun beds around for guests to relax and enjoy the warm weather. Traditional Sri Lankan massages and a variety of many more massage therapies can be arranged accordingly. The property also consists of well manicured gardens.
There are no scheduled meal times at the Ambalama while it is always a wonderful experience dining at the venue. There is an in-house chef who will prepare you a range of mouth watering meals from local and international cuisines. You can also be involved in the cooking and help the chef in the kitchen. You can enjoy fresh seafood and maybe enjoy a BBQ of succulent lobster and calamari in the night. Other facilities at the Ambalama include broadband internet access and a Bose iPod/iPhone deck speaker for entertainment purposes. A night-watchman is available for security reasons.
An ideal resting place for a beautiful holiday in the South, the Ambalama is also an excellent base to explore the hidden treasures in the area. The historic city of Galle is a short ten minute drive away while you can explore the ruins of the Galle Fort and walk around the ramparts if you please. For longer excursions, guests can head towards Mirissa which is approximately 30 minutes away from the villa. Whale Watching is well renowned in Mirissa and the high season being from November to April. For a more fun filled and relaxed holiday, the Unawatuna Beach is a mere 5 minute drive and offers you scuba diving facilities. There are also a few surfing beaches nearby.