Villa in Kiratindiya, Nr. Bentota, Southern Province, Sri Lanka - Peaceful Location, Staffed Property
About Kim Lafdi
I am an English lady living in England but had a house built in Sri Lanka after I went to the country and fell in love with it.
Kim Lafdi purchased this Villa in 2005
Why Kim Lafdi chose Kirantidiya
I have owned Mandalay for 14 years and continue to upgrade the house and facilities year upon year. Our fleet of vehicles all have tourist insurance and are maintained to the highest of standards.
What makes this Villa unique
My villa manager Sudu lives in Sri Lanka and looks after all of my guests and the villa with utmost care and attention to detail, making sure that everybody has a wonderful, memorable holiday.
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
The beautiful white sandy beaches of Bentota and Beruwala are 3 miles from Mandalay. Free shuttles to:
Water sport centre
Airport transfers are free of charge when booking 7 nights or more.
We can tailor make for you memorable tours.
Airport: Bandaranayake International Airport: 94 km
Railway: Aluthgama: 3 km
Transfers can be arranged at a cost of £80 each way per party. However if the villa is booked for 7 nights or more transfer costs are free of charge. The journey from the Airport will take between 2/4 hours depending on the time of day.
This is a thriving local village with many shops and market stalls. About 1/2 mile from Mandalay.
Monday is market day in Aluthgama, just 3km from the villa. Bustling with locals selling fresh fish, meat and vegetables, the produce is as colorful as the saris they wear.
This is a 12th century Buddhist temple, and is the tallest sitting Buddha statue in the world(48m / 160ft) which is situated at Aluthgama 3km away from the villa.
Mandalay's Manager is a highly experienced tour guide and driver. We can work with you to produce a series of bespoke tours to meet your specific requirements. We routinely conduct tours to a range of impressive destinations. For example, Yala Game Reserve - where there are the highest concentration of leopard in the world; Nuwara Eliya - where you can stay in a colonial bungalow amongst the renowned tea plantations; Kandy - where you can visit the most significant Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka and the world-famous Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage; Sigiriya - a dramatic ancient fortress that is also a world heritage site; Dambulla Cave Temple - the most impressive cave temple in Sri Lanka.
The above destinations can be booked in conjunction with a range of accommodation, from 5* boutique hotels to tourist hotels. All travel is conducted in our comfortable 9-seater, air conditioned minibus.
Water-sports centers are located all along the coast, where a variety of activities are available to suit all abilities and ages The calm river is perfect for water-skiing and windsurfing.
A 3hr boat trip up the Bentota River is highly recommended, you will travel through the mangroves and have frequent sightings of crocodile, monitor lizards, brahimy kites, fruit bats and kingfishers.
Kosgoda Turtle Farm
Visit the local small turtle farms at Kosgoda. Join in the egg burial by night, admire the baby turtles by day and take a journey to the sea to release the young back into their natural environment.