Niyagama House, Galle
Kingsize or Long King Size Canopy Bed with comfortable mattresses, soft cotton linen and pillows in different sizes. Choose your favorite pillow: goose feather, kapok (100% organic, similar to cotton) or anti-allergic. Elegant wooden furniture with spacious wardrobe in traditional Sri Lankan style. Granite floors Ensuite bathroom with large ‘raindance’ shower, hand shower, high pressure hot cold water, soft towels and hairdryer.
About Niyagama House, Galle
The retreat Niyagama House, situated on the highest point of an active tea plantation, was completed in 2012 by the German architect and yoga teacher Elke de Silva and her Sri Lankan husband Chaminda. By combining modern elements with traditional Sri Lankan design, it is an absolute architectural highlight. The seven generous rooms are equipped with high quality furniture and luxurious bathrooms. From every room you have a wonderful view into nature. The peaceful location makes it a perfect place for a relaxing holiday.
It is located nine kilometers inland from the coastal city of Galle and the historic, charming Galle Fort and in 25 minutes you will reach the southern beaches of the Indian Ocean. The distance to the airport of Colombo is 130 km.
Location of Niyagama House, Galle
9 km from Galle Fort and Galle Railway Station, Niyagama House is 10 km from Kottawa Rainforest, where guided tours are available. Unawatuna Beach is 12 km away while Bandaranaike International Airport is approximately 130 km from the property.
Accommodation at Niyagama House, Galle
Niyagama House was build in the traditional style of a courtyard house. The inner courtyard, high ceilings, airy rooms and verandahs in combination with plenty of fresh air and tropical sun make this house a comfortable and tranquil retreat.
From the south verandah you step into the large garden, that surrounds the entire house. Here are growing tropical flowers between shady trees. The 'jewel' of the garden is the large and chlorine-free 9 x 18m (29' x 59') pool, purified with an eco-friendly copper-silver-ionisation method. Ideal for some vigerous exercise if that is what you need or for just relaxing and cooling down in the shallow areas.
Facilities at Niyagama House, Galle
A seating area and private bathroom with shower and hairdryer is provided. Select rooms feature a private balcony.
Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool or participate in yoga. Relaxing massages, tour arrangement and concierge services are available.
A variety of delicious local, Western and Asian food is served at Verandah Restaurant.