Villa Sunbird, Negombo
About Villa Sunbird, Negombo
Gazing at the silver blue of the Indian Ocean across a stretch of isolated beachfront are two Dutch styled buildings which make up Villa Sunbird. Located on the western coast of Sri Lanka, Villa Sunbird affords a unique intimate experience in Sri Lankan living in two elegantly furnished serviced villas.
The two villas (Ginger and Clove) accommodate six en suite double bedrooms (5 with beach views and 1 with garden views). Originally designed to be a relaxing retreat for the owners, the villas have been enhanced to provide guests a unique experience in boutique lifestyle living. The villa is conveniently situated a pleasant 20 minute drive north from the Bandaranayake Airport along the Negombo lagoon and rural backwaters.
Location of Villa Sunbird, Negombo
Spread across 2 Dutch style buildings, overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean, Villa Sunbird is located about a half hour drive away from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. The villa is found along the Negombo Lagoon and backwaters of the area. With the beach and the river on either sides of the property, the Villa Sunbird is an excellent place for bird watchers and beach-bums to enjoy a peaceful holiday. The Negombo town area is just 10km away from the airport.
Accommodation at Villa Sunbird, Negombo
The 2 Villas which belong to Villa Sunbird are named Kingfisher and Jacana while each villa contains 3 double guestrooms with an en-suite shower and toilet in each room. All bedrooms are simply styled with four poster beds and white cotton bed linen. 5 of the 6 guestrooms offer beautiful sea views while you can enjoy beautiful views of the catamarans and the sunset over the horizon. All rooms are equipped with air-conditioners and fans while cots and extra day beds can be provided. The ground floor bedroom in the Kingfisher Villa is wheelchair accessible and contains a bathroom with a bathtub.
Facilities at Villa Sunbird, Negombo
Offering Dutch style architecture, the Villa Sunbird offers a private holiday experience by the beach. The entire property has its own chef while you can decide your menu with him or enjoy the culinary delights that he has in store. The specialty dishes include Pepper Crab and a host of delicious fresh seafood dishes with a fusion of fresh local produce. The chef can also make arrangements for a BBQ upon request. The villa however has no liquor licence but guests can bring in their own alcoholic beverages. Idea for families and groups of friends, you can relax at the many living spaces of the property while they are adorned with antique Dutch and Jaffna furniture.
Villa Sunbird's ideal location is perfect to observe the variety of bird life that is found in abundance in the area. The Villa which has a bird watching patio overlooks the river and sightings of kingfishers are known to be common. The relaxed and calming atmosphere surrounding the villa allows you to enjoy long walks along the beach or simply enjoy some yoga or explore the region without a hassle. Negombo and its surroundings include a number of churches, a fishing harbour and a fish market and a myriad of water sports activities.