The 'HikkaVilla' is a five AC bedroom self catering private and peaceful family holiday villa located in Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka. This villa has a private swimming pool (with built in jacuzzi) & kids pool
Hikkaduwa holidays – One of the liveliest of the south coast holidays in Sri Lanka
Hikkaduwa is located approx 100km south of the country's capital, Colombo. The area is well-known for its coral sanctuary and the proximity of wonderful scuba diving sites to explore. With its unique beach culture, Hikkaduwa has long been the most popular diving and surfing area in Sri Lanka. In the centre of Hikkaduwa, a lagoon also creates a beautiful and safe snorkeling area. Further south, where the currents are stronger, surfing is the dominant water activity. The impressive coral reef runs just offshore and is populated by exotic fish and sea turtles that come ashore on this beach to lay their eggs.
The house is located in a quite neighborhood and approximately 700 meters to the sea and 30 meters to Hikkaduwa river. Approx 1.5km from main beach / tourist area and has a private large swimming pool (separate kids pool) and large garden for relaxing.
This is a fully furnished guest house which can be highly recommended for families with childrens.
Massive veranda, Large sitting hall, dining area, two bathrooms, kitchen and three air conditioned bed rooms. (sitting halls are not air-conditioned)
Two air conditioned Bedrooms, two bath rooms, a sitting hall and massive balcony.
This is a fully furnished holiday villa which has 5 Air conditioned bed rooms and a private swimming pool & Kids pool ideal for group of holiday makers and families. Free 24/7 WiFi internet connection, Satellite TV channels.
A personalized, secured and friendly guest service will be provided from arrival to departure through our qualified and experienced tour guide 'Chat'.
Things to Do while you are in Hikkaduwa
Hikkaduwa beach is a heaven for sun-seekers and is one of the most popular in Sri Lanka, with its idyllic white sands and swaying palms, lively beach bars and colourful coral reefs.
The resort is a major surfing centre, and attracts many to its shores, thanks to the reliable surf seen here, especially during the main season from November to April.
The waters around Hikkaduwa offer exceptional conditions for diving and snorkelling, and boast a stunning coral reef close to the shore and an excellent range of subtropical fish. There are PADI centres here, and divers can head out to explore the reef and the famous shipwrecks located off the coast.
As well as diving and surfing, Hikkaduwa and the neighbouring beach at Bentota to offer banana boat rides, windsurfing, jet-skiing, wakeboarding and waterskiing.
Glass-bottomed boats run up and down the coastline, and offer great views of the coral reef here, whilst deep-sea fishing is are also available, as are whale-watching trips. Inland, there are boat trips through the mangrove forests available.
Bikes & Scooter Rides
Many shops in Hikkaduwa has facilities for bike and scooter rental - a great way to get out and see the area and its surroundings. More adventurous visitors can head out to explore the nearby forests and the thick jungle terrain, full of local flora and fauna.
A holiday in Hikkaduwa offers a range of ayurvedic services, including massages, herbal baths and facials, and the various health spas, centres and hotels can create tailor-made treatment plans for visitors.
Trips & Excursions
Trips to take include the Galagoda Temple, with its stunning hilltop views, and the local Hikkaduwa Lake, home to a range of interesting birdlife and a fresh-water fishing site. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle is an interesting trip, with its 17th century Dutch FORT and Intl cricket ground, as is the Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Project, the Yala National Park and the Kottowa Rainforest.
Every single review about this place is true. We had a fantastic stay in this villa. We arranged for collection from the airport - Chat was there to greet us and would stop for a break whenever we needed. Lal cooked for us nearly every night and was fantastic, he accommodated for all of our tastes and his Sri Lankan curries and dahl were truly amazing! (don't hesitate to book Lal, he really is worth it!) We only went out for dinner twice during our stay because we had two birthdays in our group and enjoyed Lal's cooking so much, we preferred to stay in and have a few drinks on the porch together. We spent most of our time in the pool which is great to have; it is private, not overlooked, clean and perfect size for a group. The villa was cleaned every few days and all of the staff were friendly, cheerful and helpful. We indulged in a great deal of water and beer during the week and Lal was always so kind as to pop to the shop for us and buy another crate to replenish our stocks! He also baked a magnificent cake for my husbands birthday...he is good at keeping a secret! We had the most amazing week and are so grateful to everyone, including Prasad who ensured everything was perfect for us. P.S- there are towels there so you don't need to bring your own! Take lots of mosquito spray and some citronella coils to burn. Enjoy!!!!
David from Harpenden
Stayed Aug 2014 - Family
This was a lovely, large villa - very clean and well kept. The pool and garden were particularly lovely. Its within walking distance of Hikkaduwa (plenty of restaurants, shops etc) but it is also incredibly easy (and cheap) to take a tuk tuk there and back. Lal cooked breakfast and dinner for us each day - hes a brilliant cook who created wonderful meals for us. He would cook whatever we wanted but was also very good at suggesting local foods to try and at every meal, there was a range of dishes. Chanaka (the owner) was very welcoming, he was able to organise a range of trips for us (very reasonably priced) as well as our onward transport to other parts of Sri Lanka. He speaks excellent English. Our driver was Janaka - he took us on several trips from the villa as well as driving us onto Nuwara Eliya and Kandy. Over the days he drove for us we were impressed with his excellent driving and calm manner. Having stayed in numerous villas across the world, this has to be one of the best.
Damian from HUGHESDALE
Stayed Jun 2014 - Large Group
We were 2 families who stayed in the villa. Overall it was great accommodation, Lal the cook and Chat our guide were brilliant at looking after us. the only problems we encountered was that the tv did not work and a smaller replacement was bought in which after a while was faulty. This was a minor problem on the days we just wanted to relax as we had young kids. the location and the house itself was great. there was a minor problems with mosquitos getting in as one of the upstairs bathrooms had an opening that could not be sealed leading to 1 bathroom having a lot of mossies after dark. All in all though the villa was great and I would recommend it to anyone
Christine from West Chiltington
Stayed Mar 2014 - Friends
As a party of 8 adults, the property proved to be spacious and a lovely destination for us. The property is very well looked after and the gardens quiet, full of birds and the occasional monkey. Every room and sitting area was very comfortable. Lal, the cook was absolutely the highlight of our stay, with his knowledge of food and the superb Sri Lankan breakfasts every morning, we all decided we would take him back home if we could. His evening meals were delightful and extremely tasty. We will all be cooking Sri Lankan food at home from now on. Thanks to Lal !!! He should do a mini cookbook for guests. Hikkaduwa is a pleasant beach resort with various beaches available to you. Totally recommended and we will be back!!!!
Rebecca from Colombo
Stayed Oct 2013 - Large Group
We were a large group of 5 couples and we all fit very comfortably in this house.
The facilities were excellent and the caretakers were very friendly and helpful.
It is in a great location in a quiet area, and the yard and pool are lovely.
We were very pleased with our stay.
Justen from Dubai
Stayed Jul 2013
We have just come back from 14 nights spent at Hikkavilla in Hikkaduwa. We are a family of 6 and found it extremely relaxing and comfortable, in fact it felt just like home.
We were firstly picked up at Colombo airport up by “Chat” a very friendly and knowledgeable guide who very quickly became our children’s favourite person and a good friend to us!! The drive to Hikkaduwa was very comfortable and quick in his air-conditioned van on the new highway from the airport to the south of the island.
After checking in we met “Lal” our cook and housekeeper for the stay. During our stay Lal made us an amazing array of meals from traditional Sri Lankan dishes to more Western dishes for our children. He would discuss the meals we needed throughout the day and go shopping for the ingredients. He kept a very good tally of funds needed for our meals and we found we ate out very rarely as his food was much tastier and more value for money. Lal is a very quiet man who liked to please us and listened and watched what we liked. If we picked out onion in a dish, he noticed and would not put it in the next time!! He made us packed lunches for a day trips consisting of very tasty Sri Lankan style pancakes with banana, coconut and chocolate inside. On coming home we have all missed Lal and his cooking!!
Chat, the local guide who comes with the house is a world of knowledge about his beloved Sri Lanka. He took us on some amazing day trips such as the Maduwa River Safari, Turtle Farm and Hatchery, Elpitiya Waterfall just to name a few. Other days we were happy to explore ourselves the City of Galle by train from Hikkaduwa and also Hikkaduwa itself. Chat is not overbearing at all and is extremely honest and explains everything about costs up front. Chat would also “pop in” to the villa most days to make sure we were ok. Chat has become a great friend to us and we have kept in contact and will see him when we come back to Hikkaduwa, which we plan to often as its such a lovely part of Sri Lanka.
Our stay at Hikkavilla was made even better by being able to swim and relax in the private pool everyday. The gardens and pool are well maintained and are an asset to the villa.
The Villa is situated in a very lovely part of Hikkaduwa. It is quiet with lovely green surrounds and friendly local neighbours. It is easy to walk to most parts of Hikkaduwa from the villa otherwise it is very cheap and easy to get a Tuk Tuk driver to take you to town or further.
We have no hesitation in recommending Hikkavilla to families or groups that want to stay in Hikkaduwa. Chanaker, the owner is a very friendly and honest person who provides a gorgeous villa and staff to look after you.
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We stayed for 7 weeks and had a wonderful holiday. Our friends joined us and were really taken with the villa. Thanks to the family for looking after us so well. All the village people were very friendly and the tuk tuks great. We will be back again when the pool is built.In all a great holiday. Highly recommended. Norman and Pat.
Private: Dimensions 9.1m x 4.26m, Depth 1.2m to 1.6m,
Balcony or terrace Barbecue Garage
Outside lighting Private garden
Private swimming pool with Jacuzzi chair, garden with boundary wall and separate entrance. Massive Balcony and veranda to relax. Also the in house waterfall and pond makes your living room more attractive. Enjoy FREE 24/7 WI-FI internet and satellite TV channels.
This is a massive self catering house where you don't want go for local shops and buy each and every item and cooking and cleaning when you are holiday isn't it?
Yes we can give you a solution. You can hire cook cum house keeper for GBP 60 per week. Once you book, He will be available to serve you 7 days a week. All what you have to decide next menu and handover some cash to buy ingredients. Lal will go to local market and buy fresh vegetables, meat, fish, prawns & live crabs to make your meals. He will take care of setting up lunch/dinner table and do the cleaning after you meals. FYI - 80% of our past guests have used service of Chef 'Lal'
standard check out time is 10 am. we need to keep enough time to clean the v
About the owner
We offer good quality, high standard Private Holiday Villas, Guest Houses, Bungalows & Beach apartments to travelers who would like to stay away from typical hotel rooms. Most of our clients are families or group of friends who wants to have a peaceful and private holiday in a house or villa. We do have a variety of villas from single bedrooms to 7 bedrooms. Some of these villas has its private swimming pools and all other standard requirements (WiFi, Hot Water, Satellite Channels, AC & Non AC rooms etc)
Our qualified, professional and dedicated team of 7 ensures all our guests receives best service that they could expect in Hikkaduwa. We offer end to end service from Airport pick up, Tours & Excursions, Housekeeping, Villa maintenance, Laundry & Chef Service. We also have experience with foreign weddings and beach or garden parties for larger groups.
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Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
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