A one bedroomed property with aircon and hot water set within the grounds of a Sri Lankan family home and only five minutes’ walk from Narigama beach. Has broadband internet and WiFi.
Ideal for couples or those with a baby or young child. (Maximum occupancy two adults and one child below the age of 12)
The property has one double bedroom, bathroom, a fully equipped kitchenette with washing machine, fridge with freezer compartment, and a spacious verandah with banquette seating which serves as a sitting cum dining room.
Close enough to walk to restaurants, shops and the beach, but tucked away amidst 'real' Sri Lankan life, Saman Siri Cottage offers the best of both worlds.
The property is situated in a safe and peaceful location within the grounds of a Sri Lankan family home in Narigama at the south end of Hikkaduwa. It has a large well tended tropical garden with outdoor seating and a spacious verandah with banquette seating which serves as a sitting cum dining room.
The property is ideal for those wanting easy access to the beach, restaurants and bars while offering a tranquil refuge from the sometimes hectic Hikkaduwa social scene.
The bedroom has a double bed with sprung mattress, mosquito net, air conditioning, two clothes hanging rails, a shelf unit, a writing table and chair and a mini safe. Bed linen and towels are provided (but not beach towels).
A cot bed suitable for a baby or toddler is available on request and is free of charge. The cot bed has a mosquito net.
A folding bed suitable for a child up to the age of 12 is available on request free of charge. The bed has a mosquito net.
(Please note that only two adults and one child under the age of 12 can be accommodated.)
The kitchen has a top loading fully automatic washing machine, fridge, kettle, toaster and a two-ring gas cooker. Crockery, cutlery, glassware and cooking utensils are provided.
The bathroom has a hot water shower, toilet with bidet shower and sink.
Shops, restaurants and money changing facilities are within walking distance, while banks offering ATM facilities, the bus station and the railway station are only 2km away.
Narigama beach is a two minute walk away with its numerous restaurants, bars and surf points.
A wide range of sporting and sightseeing activities can be arranged including:
Surfing, snorkelling, PADI scuba diving, sea fishing trips, dolphin and whale watching, lagoon trips, water sports, organised bicycle rides through the paddy fields, motorbike/scooter/bicycle hire
Day trips to a low country tea plantation, a cinnamon plantation, a turtle hatchery
Turtle feeding on Hikkaduwa beach
Local and island round tours
It's easy to hire a motorbike or bicycle. Tuktuks (three wheeler taxis) are readily available. Public buses are also plentiful.
The historic town of Galle - a UNESCO World Heritage site - with its 16th century Dutch Fort and international cricket ground is only 15km away. Look out for Galle’s international literary, arts and film festivals.
Location of property
The cottage is situated halfway between Narigama and Thiranagama Junctions, close to Narigama Buddhist Temple and about 50 metres behind the railway line.
The houses are not numbered and there are no street names making the place difficult to find on the first visit. We always offer to meet guests on the main road and guide them to the property.
You should apply for a visa to enter Sri Lanka before travelling. This can be done online at: http://www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa/visainfo/center.jsp.
You will need to provide the address of the accommodation which is:Wedage Watta, Narigama, Hikkaduwa.
A one bedroomed self contained property with WiFi only five minutes' walk from Narigama beach - a tranquil refuge from the sometimes hectic Hikkaduwa social scene.