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Peaceful position with a 13meter fresh water swimming pool

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

20 mins walk to Tangalle Town Centre

Muhudu Niwasa - Sinhalese for sea house is approximately 1.5 miles from Tangalla in the small village of Medilla, at the southernmost point of Sri Lanka overlooking the Indian Ocean. It is set in its own coconut grove with a gate leading directly on to a beautiful white sandy beach. Bougainvillea, hibiscus and temple flower trees flourish in the garden complete the perfect tropical setting. The house is large and airy with a spacious teak veranda at first floor running the length of the house overlooking the sea. The windows to the rear have spectacular views across the lagoons to the hills in the distance. We have a wonderful host couple who have been with us for 15 years. They prepare the most delicious local dishes and together with the rest of staff will look after your every needs.

Qualified ayurvedic Doctor available for consultations and treatment, `Please ask our staff for further info

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Property Manager
Roger Evangelista
Member since: 2009
Speaks english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
14 February, 2017


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

Peaceful position with a 13meter fresh water swimming pool
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Sublimely , divinely , blissfully , spot on !

  • 5 of 5

I have known Mahudu Niwasa since it first rose from the ground in the eighties. Lovely times and fantastic stories back in the day ,when the water could only arrive via the bull-cart and there was no electricity. The house was passionately developed over many years and the owner philanthropically connected this little oasis hamlet on the ocean with water and electricity. We have been fortunate to stay there many times and enjoyed its sybaritic pleasures, and wonderful service from the delightful staff. To immerse oneself in this pure tranquility is the most wonderful tonic and one begins to question our frantic lifestyle , and the locals gentle and peaceful daily life. Go to Mahudu Niwasa for a great chill out experience.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a stunning place maintained and run by on site managers. We have a wonderful holiday here exploring this beautiful country and then being able to return to the tranquility and peace of this house. The only noise to here is the peaceful sound of the waves and birds. The pool is a god send being able to cool down in the hot sun. The food which is served for you here is better than any restaurant we have been to. The re are people on hand to assist with your trips around the island as I wouldn't recommend anyone drives here. They are mad! Tuk Tuks, motor bikes, pedal cycles, general traffic just weaving in and out and overtaking when ever they can regardless of the traffic. We would love to come back to the island again and if we do we wouldn't think of staying anywhere else

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Brilliant time

  • 5 of 5

The team is very attentive to your needs, and very freindly.

Beautifull sinery, great property. I haven't so relaxed for a long time.

Great value for money!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello. Just seen your lovely comments. I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Won't the guys a lovely team? I agree. I go over from time to time just to make sure things are running smoothly. I always enjoy my visit. Such a change from my day job!! Thanks once again We are very much looking forward to welcome you and your friends at another time Best wishes Roger
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Perfect Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Muhudu Niwasa is the perfect beach villa, literally on the beach. The house is well maintained and we were made to feel very welcome. We stayed there for a week with our family including grandchildren and our every need was taken care of. The cook did all the shopping and cooked all our meals and the housekeeper was always on hand to wait on us and make tea whenever we wanted some. The pool is wonderful, set in a beautiful garden and there is miles of stunning beach just through the garden gate. We would highly recommend this villa for anyone looking for peace, rest and a bit of pampering in a home from home environment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Extremely relaxing rustic property,

  • 5 of 5

One of most relaxing and enjoyable holidays. The villa was perfect in a wonderfully quiet and peaceful location,with a wonderful pool and garden. Only a took tuk ride to Tangalla and bars and restaurants are dotted along the beach should you wish.

The chef and the rest of the other staff were wonderful during our stay, I'm already missing all of the delicious curries and fruit!

We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday in this traditional Sri Lankan villa. It has a very relaxing position right on the beach with the sound of the Indian Ocean never far away. The garden is a wonderful place to relax and the infinity pool is fantastic.

To compliment the setting the staff are friendly,helpful and yet discreet. The food prepared by the staff was excellent and always prepared to a high standard and their aim was to please all of the time. If you are tired of the daily hustle and bustle of modern hectic life, then this holiday is for you. Thank you to the whole team, who tried their best to make our holiday one of the best.

Alan and Julia.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Alan and Julia We have just received your review! It was most kind and thoughful of you to write in such glowing terms about our Sri Lanka beach house, the staff and of course the food. It gives me such pleasure when I receive wonderful comments from our guests. They all love having people to stay and I know they do their best to be at service, which is not always easy because some guests want attentive service and other left to their own devices. Thanks once again for your comments which was much appreciated. Your sincerely Michael Gillingham (House owner)
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Nearest Airport
122 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
Car: not necessary

Tangalle is about 200km south of Colombo and is well situated for journeys north into the hill country and eastwards towards Yala and the game reserves.

We have our own air-conditioning mini bus with a very experienced driver who can meet guests either directly from their airport or from their hotel. Trips to virtually all parts of the Island can be arranged including the hill country towns of Nuwara Wliya, Kandy and Ella. Visits to the ancient Buddhist temple of Sigiriya and a Turtle sanctuary very close to Tangalla and the game reserve of Yala, can also be arranged.

Other Activities: sightseeing


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Tangalle, Sri Lanka

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7 night minimum stay

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High Season runs from December to June,
Low Season runs from June through November.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Tangalle, Sri Lanka

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • soap
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • All bathroom are fully tiled and fitted with modern European quality bathroom sets.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double bed , 2 single bed
  • The top floor contains the master bedroom (4 poster bed) with en-suite bathroom, and a 2 further double bedrooms and a second bathroom. All the bedrooms have access to a full-length veranda with spectacular views through the coconut trees to the sea. There are a further 2 bedrooms on the ground floor (one with 4 poster bed).
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
We have a wonderful host couple and 3 very friendly staff who love to help. Including making your bed and cleaning the bathrooms daily or whenever you require. (the service is all included in your rate) However should you prefer to be left alone just state so upon booking confirmation.

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