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Ranjan's Villa: nr Dutch Fort Batticaloa

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa


About the property

Villa in Batticaloa, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 7

About This Listing

Transport yourself to the 17th Century as you watch the fishermen cast their nets from their canoes by the Dutch Fort, and imagine how it would have been for the Dutch administrators who lived in this house.

The Space

We love this house and think of it as our home when we're in Batti. Built by the administrators of the 17th century Dutch Fort, it has conserved that old atmosphere almost perfectly ever since. If you squint your eyes and look through one the the iron-barred windows, you'll see what we mean. Like going back in time.

It's for the huge verandah that this house should be known. it's arguably the best in town. the fishermen cast their nets from their canoes by the old Dutch Fort across the water. Legend goes that this is where the Singing Fish can be heard, a phenomenon that was recorded on tape in the fifties, but then the tapes were lost under mysterious circumstances...

Interaction with Guests

The Neighborhood

It's really a special place to roam about in and we love coming here for the combination of culture, natural beauty and the people.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
23 July, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Batticaloa

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Kitchen
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • 6 beds (Real Bed)
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives



Rates & Availability


  • Check in after 3:00 PM, check out before 12:00 PM
    Cancellation Policy - Moderate: Full refund 5 days prior to arrival (cancellation charges may apply)
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