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2nd Cross, Bogahawatta,Waulagoda, Hikkaduwa 80240 Sri Lanka
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#4 of 340 Speciality lodging in Hikkaduwa
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Languages Spoken
English, German, Sinhala
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Secured parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Seating area
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Denise Goodchild wrote a review Jan 2020
4 contributions
Had the good fortune to book this lovely small hotel without seeing it first. What a lovely little place. If you're looking for the busy nightlife that is Hikka it's only a short walk (maybe a torch a good idea) or a cheap tuk tuk to get there, but here is an oasis of calm and serenity. Beautiful rooms, lovely pool - a bit chilly but nice after the searing heat, and staff that are very helpful and efficient without being intrusive. Our junior suite was a steal and best room in our long Sri Lankan break. Will definitely be making a return visit.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Paul J wrote a review Aug 2019
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom105 contributions39 helpful votes
Wow! What an amazing,relaxing,chilled out time we spent at Villa Tara. We had the upper suite with wrap around balcony so we had plenty of space. The pool is fantastic and probably larger then the photos would have you believe.... .....but what made our stay so special were the fantastic staff. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they went out of their way to make us feel at home. I don't think we have ever received such gracious service in all our travels. Thank you Villa Tara!!!
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Date of stay: August 2019
Jane O wrote a review Apr 2019
Exmouth, United Kingdom52 contributions37 helpful votes
This is a gem of a place to stay. Set away from the main road of Hikkaduwa and yet, just a five minute walk to all restaurants, bars and beaches, it’s the perfect location. The accommodation is spotlessly clean, spacious and very comfortable. Every member of staff is friendly, helpful and all go above and beyond to make your stay perfect. Breakfasts were delicious ( best scrambled eggs I’ve ever eaten!) and fruit from the trees, so doesn’t come much fresher than that. Sisira, Jameera and Susil ( apologies if spelling is incorrect) thank you for not only making us so welcome but for all the useful tips as well ( restaurants, beaches etc). Villa Tara =The nicest place with the nicest people.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
MimsandNin wrote a review Mar 2019
Nottingham, United Kingdom201 contributions94 helpful votes
We recently stayed here for a week. We had the upper double. The room was quite dark but once the doors were opened, light flooded in. The downside to this room (and for me, it was a big downside!) was that you had to go up very steep narrow steps to bed which I was frightened one of us would end up falling down. We didn’t, thankfully. We had use of a veranda which looked over the pool. The room next to us was the junior suite which I so wish we were in. The room was bigger and all on one level with a bigger veranda. If we were to stay here again that is the room I would choose. There was a lower double room but this opened up onto the patio and pool with no private sitting area and I couldn’t see where the bathroom was for this room so maybe it’s in the reception area - I wouldn’t like this if that is the case. The other room is the family room which I would also stay in, even though there was only the two of us. The staff were very friendly and helpful. There are towels for the pool and different towels for the beach. We were leant an umbrella when required and take places in a tuktuk which is based here. Our transport to the airport was also arranged from here. We did have a trip into Galle (worth the journey) with the same driver too. There is a shortl walk to the beach and restaurants which is very manageable. I would recommend you bring a torch here as we had several power cuts, one quite a long one and if you use the app on your phone, you can’t then recharge it! The breakfast was good and plentiful and the pool was very clean. I would happily stay here again. Very happy stay here.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Junior suite or family room
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Meri wrote a review Mar 2019
Finland6 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed in Villa Tara for a week with family of four. Villa Tara was truly beautiful, peaceful place to stay. Room was clean and comfortable and had opening to the pool. Kids loved the pool! And I loved the garden! Staff was always smiling and helpful. Breakfast was made and served to our terrace as requested. Villa Tara is quite small villa (not many rooms) which made the service personal and caring. We also met the owner there and he made sure that we are enjoying our stay. Vill Tara is close to beach (5min walk) and restaurants. We mostly walked, but staff also ordered Tuk-Tuk for us a few times, and made sure the driver knew where we are going. Villa Tara felt very safe also as there are walls around it and gate is closed at nights (staff will open the gate when ringing the bell). All in all, we felt very relaxed after our stay in Villa Tara. We'll certainly stay there again if we visit Hikkaduwa. I wish I could give 5+ stars. Definately worth the $ and even more!
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
USD 48 - USD 89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictHikkaduwa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Tara
Which popular attractions are close to Villa Tara?
Nearby attractions include Hikkaduwa Beach (0.4 km), Hikkaduwa Taxi Service (0.4 km), and Saffron Robes (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Villa Tara?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Villa Tara?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Villa Tara?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Villa Tara?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Villa Tara?
Conveniently located restaurants include MM's Crepes, Isira Coffee Shop, and Get Fresh Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Villa Tara?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Villa Tara have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Villa Tara offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Villa Tara have airport transportation?
Yes, Villa Tara offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Villa Tara located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.3 km away from the centre of Hikkaduwa.
Are any cleaning services offered at Villa Tara?
Yes, dry cleaning and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.