41 Lighthouse Street
Masked behind a large wooden door, the charming décor and style of 41 Lighthouse Street makes it one of the most sought-after villas in Galle Fort. Showcasing signature Dutch colonial styled architecture, from terracotta roof tiles to the broad veranda, this 150 year old villa has undergone several refurbishments over the years. In its most recent makeover, the owner of the villa has given it a more contemporary feel with vibrant colors while still retaining its original charm, including the original black and white checkered tiles from the early 17C Portuguese owners.
41 Lighthouse street comprises of a living area that extends to a dining area with a large wooden table and chairs on one side, and a billiards table area with another smaller lounge area on the other side. The passageway leads to a courtyard complete with a garden and swimming pool. Of the three double bedrooms, one is located on the ground floor next to the kitchen and the remaining two are on the first floor. The villa can accommodate up to six people and is rented on a per room basis as well as in its entirety.
Situated on the upper floor, the master bedroom opens on to a balcony with views of the roof tops of the nearby Dutch houses and the welcoming pool located just below. The room is spacious and has its own living area complete with a sofa and chairs and a king-sized canopy bed with a mosquito netting. Ensuite bathroom has h/w showers and complimentary toiletries. In-room facilities include: A/C, overhead fan and TV.
The upper floor bedroom has a king-sized canopy bed with mosquito netting, while the room on the ground floor is smaller in size and is equipped with a queen-sized bed. Both rooms have ensuite bathrooms with h/w showers and complimentary toiletries. In-room facilities include: A/C, overhead fan and TV.
Things to do ?
41 Lighthouse Street has a fully-equipped kitchen maintained by the three villa staff. Guests can discuss meal options with the in-house chef who is versatile in several cuisines including, Sri Lankan and Continental. The villa also has a fully-stocked bar including international spirits and a selection of wine located in the living area. Guests have the option of enjoying an alfresco breakfast in the garden or in the main dining area indoors.
Just for the kids
41 Lighthouse Street accepts children of all ages.