If you’re looking for the ultimate Sri Lankan experience, JH Villa is the perfect choice. This colonial Portuguese estate has been lovingly restored into a lavish five-bedroom villa with a 15-metre pool surrounded by lush gardens. You can reach the beach in a five-minute stroll and guests have access to a private beach house. To make the most of your time in Sri Lanka, the villa sits just 10 kilometres from the UNESCO protected Galle Fort.
- Air conditioned bedrooms
- Private pool
- Satellite TV
- Free Wi-Fi access
- In-room safe
- iPod dock
- Baby cot
- Baby highchair
- Breakfast daily
- Welcome drink on arrival
- Fruit basket on arrival
- Villa manager
- Security guards
- Children under 2yrs free
- Extra bed child USD $50
- Extra bed adult USD $50
- Priced menu available
- Spa services
Last Minute & Early Bird Bookings
Contact our Villa Specialists to find out if your dates are eligible for our Last Minute and Early Bird discounts.
JH Villa Living
JH Villa offers the best of Sri Lanka in one fell swoop. What was once a Portuguese colonial estate has been transformed into a modern villa which maintains the estate’s historic charm and integrity. The gardens are an event onto themselves with palm trees, water features, orchids and bird song surrounding a sparkling private pool.
The villa is centred around the living room, which is cooled by ceiling fans. The room features white sofas and cool tiled floors and the doorways feature beautiful wooden carvings.
The living room extends to the formal dining area, where a dining table sits overlooking a beautiful lily pond. The fully-equipped kitchen includes a double fridge, freezer, wine cooled, stove and oven.
Garden & Pool
The villa’s lush gardens include water features, orchids and vast lawns. The centre piece is the 15-metre pool, which is surrounded by 12 sun beds and six parasols. There’s an open-plan pavilion which works as an alfresco dining room and is a great spot for practicing yoga.
The villa sits within a five-minute walk of the beach where guests have access to a private beach house. The house features a sitting area, kitchen and guest bathroom with great views of the ocean. The beach itself has white sands and offers great swimming conditions.
JH Villa Bedrooms
JH Villa has five bedrooms, all with a king-sized bed. Four rooms are located in the main house and one room is housed in a separate garden bungalow.
The Saphire Suite features a king-sized four-poster bed and an adjoining living room with a single bed/ sofa. The room can sleep up to three guests. The room features a Nespresso machine, mini fridge, satellite TV and in-room safe. The ensuite bathroom is furnished with double basins, shower and bathtub.
The Ruby and Emerald suites are housed in the main building. Both rooms have a king-sized four-poster bed, mini fridge, in-room safe, Nespresso machine and ensuite with a shower. The Emerald Suite also features a bathtub.
The Jade Suite is also located in the main building. This room includes a king-sized bed and a single bed/sofa and can sleep up to three guests. The room features a mini-firdge, Nespresso machine, satellite TV and in-room safe. The ensuite bathroom is furnished with a shower.
The Topaz suite is housed in a separate garden bungalow. The Topaz Suite includes a living area and kitchen. The room is furnished with a king-sized bed, walk-in wardrobe, Nespresso machine, in-room safe, satellite TV and ensuite bathroom.
JH Villa Layout
JH Villa is centred around the spacious living and dining room, with doors opening to the villa’s main entrance. The Sapphire and Jade suites adjoin the living room. The Emerald Suite is accessed through the dining area. The Ruby Suite is lined by the main entrance. The Topaz Suite is housed in a separate bungalow and includes a living area and kitchen, making the bungalow a great option for families.
JH Villa Staff
Your stay in JH Villa is made enjoyable by the professional staff. JH Villa’s staff have been professionally trained and will do their utmost to please with their warm and friendly hospitality.
JH Villa’s experienced and knowledgeable manager is responsible for the overall operation of the villa. The villa manager will oversee and coordinate the staff and property and assist you during your stay.
You didn’t think you would be expected to clean while enjoying time off did you? All of our villas include housekeeping to tidy up the villa, arrange the laundry services, wash up and simply make sure you don’t lift a finger whilst on holiday with the family.
The villa’s skilled private chef will happily prepare anything from the Western, Asian, vegetarian and children’s suggestion menus, as well as discuss special requests and dietary requirements. There is a 3-course set menu each day for lunch or dinner costing 3,300 LKR/meal. Guests have a choice of two starters and two main courses. There is also an à la carte all-day dining menu. The chef and his team are flexible – if you let us know of any special requirements pre-arrival we will be happy to accommodate you.
It’s nice to know you have security and many villas will have full-time guards or night time security available. Additional security can also be arranged if the villa doesn’t include any in the daily rate.
JH Villa Location
JH Villa is located in Galle on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. The villa sits within a five-minute walk of a great swimming beach where guests also have access to a private beach house. The villa is located just 10 kilometres from the UNESCO protected Galle Fort and you can reach the famous Handunugoda Tea Estate in a 25-minute drive. JH Villa is located 2.5 hours from the airport in Colombo.
JH Villa Bookings
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Need to Know
- Return airport transfers included for guests arriving / departing on the same flight*
- Minimum stay: Low Season: 3 nights, High Season: 5 nights, Peak Season: 7 nights
- Our rates include Government tax and services. Other websites add this on at the end of the booking!
- We offer the best rates online and offer a price guarantee to prove it!
- A deposit of 50% of the total amount must be paid at the time of booking
- Final payment is required 60 days prior to arrival
- Check-in time: 2pm – check-out time: 12pm
- Late check out until 6pm can be arranged at half the rental rate (subject to availability)
- Payment can be settled by credit card (Visa / Mastercard / Amex)
- Payment can be settled by bank transfer in your preferred currency (AUD / EUR / GBP / JPY / SGD / USD)
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