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Key Facts

  • Transportation to and from the airport can be arranged (LKR12,500 for a six-person mini-van)
  • We can arrange a four-person sea plane to fly you to/from Colombo, if you wish
  • It takes two and a half hours to drive to the house from the airport, depending on the time, and the traffic
  • Siyambala has five full-time staff (chef, gardener, house boy, watchman and our manager, Nalaka), who live in the sub-building behind the main house
  • Daily excursions within the Galle area (10am to 6pm), at LKR6,000 a day
  • Large tours or overnight excursions can be arranged as an all-in package (sightseeing, surfing/hiking/white-water rafting/fishing, etc)
  • Local transport (tuk tuks, min-vans) is arranged whenever you need it (a trip to Galle costs around LKR800)
  • The house is cleaned daily (constantly, if needs be)
  • The linen is changed every three days
  • The house has a kitchenette, with a coffee machine, microwave, fridge and sink. Everything else is prepared in the main kitchen (situated in the sub building)
  • Decaf coffee is the just about the only thing we cannot get for you in Sri Lanka
  • The master bedroom suite is upstairs, together with the children'€s room, making the house suitable for a single family as well as larger numbers
  • Cots can be provided
  • The guest suite comprises the east wing of the house, with every bedroom leading off on to a terrace
  • Every bedroom has ceiling fans and an air conditioner
  • Three of the bedrooms are ensuite; the remaining two share a bathroom
  • Towels, swimming towels and linen is all provided
  • The house comes equipped with a TV, DVD (multi-format) player and Bose docking system
  • The house has 4G WiFi
  • Breakfasts are included, and the house has a full menu of Western and Asian dishes
  • The best time to visit the Galle area is from December to April; the region has two monsoon seasons (May-June and September-October)
  • We have hammocks, and a number of inflatables for the pool
  • A barbecue is available
  • Need baby-sitting? We can help
  • Let us know if you have a special occasion to celebrate; we're very adept at organising marriages, birthday parties, anniversaries, etc... anything from a simple birthday cake to vast firework displays and extravagant weddings
  • To book, or for further information, please contact us at contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it