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Fun fun fun!
Mahogany rain shower next to the pool. And what a magical view!
Lounging and tanning in Villa Golden's garden. Great!
Happy lounging on the terrace.
Listen to the ocean and just relax...
Fisherboat on the tranquil beach.
Villa Golden: the beach is just beautiful..
The tanning terrace and the golden beach.
You can even rent an elephant to come and visit you at the villa! Just ask our staff.
One of the two hammocks in Villa Golden's garden. Enjoy!
At the end of the garden... the peaceful golden beach.
Here you'll spend the best holiday ever!
The garden is very well maintained and had lots of exotic charms.
Magical sunset at Villa Golden.
Villa Golden's garden and beach. So beautiful...
Detail of the stylish living area.
One of the bedrooms, all with AC.and Western quality mattresses.
Private yoga lessons on the beach or in the garden can be arranged.
The heavenly beach in front of the garden.
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Villa -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Pitiwella, Galle District, Southern Province

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mooseandn...
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Return to paradise......”
Reviewed 5 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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Another wonderful time at Villa Golden with Pushpa, Susantha and Bandular. We mostly relaxed and enjoyed the pool, the garden and company of our dear friends there. Pushpa's curries were again delicious and Eddie our 8 year old son just adored being Susantha's shadow for the 8 days we were there. By chance we went for dinner in Hikkaduwa and met a super kind family with a Batik making business. Eddie was offered to return the following morning and make his own. This was definitely a highlight of our stay, such a experience for a little boy to work with a really local lady and produce his own elephant Batik in their back yard. We ate out a couple of times, but with Pushpa's delicious food, it was hard to top. We will miss everyone there a great deal, but plan to return as soon as we can. A big fat thank you to everyone who has made our stay so perfect.

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Liked best: The people
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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hammm001
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Overall a relaxing stay, but had some downfalls.”
Reviewed 30 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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We stayed at Golden Beach villa for two weeks 2-17 July 2016 with a family of four. We were expecting some rain but we're lucky with hot sunny weather for the two weeks. Only when we left did the weather change to sunny, windy and rainy all in one day. All the villa staff Pushpa, Susantha and Bahdula were lovely, polite, kind and very helpful. The meals were freshly prepared based on our choice, we just paid for the ingredients. However we noticed some of the ingredients purchased were very expensive for example we were charged for cooking oil equivalent to euro 5.65 . So if you want to eat in, be prepared to pay a similar price to the restaurant. Bahdula the night security was very discreet and we never felt he was intruding in the evenings. The villa was comfortable and clean but the decor is in need of refresh. The view outside the villa was amazing and it was lovely to take our meals on the patio overlooking the sea. The villa was very relaxing and we made full use of the swimming pool and the hammocks. We took walks along the beach and took some local trips with advise from the villa staff. Note there was some building work going on right next door and we could hear some drilling and hammering and It did impact us. It would be helpful to have a pack made up with information on places to go and recommended restaurants etc. Our daughter was kindly allowed to watch Pushpa prepare and cook some meals and is going to practise some dishes at home. We were disappointed that the Internet connection was slow and did not always work. If you need to rely on Internet connection then the broad band will not work for you how ever the engineers came several times for repair you can get between 00.07 to 4.5 mps. We noticed in local cafes and restaurants you could get up to 30 MPs We had some great trips out in tuck tucks to local venues for example to Galle, which was enchanting. We had a very relaxing holiday.

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Liked best: Staff
Liked least: Poor internet connection, building work next to the villa and the beach have a lot of rubbish.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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vickib87
surrey
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4 reviews
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“such a beautiful place!!!”
Reviewed 5 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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Where can I start.... I don't even know. Everything is amazing. The villa is lovely and always clean. The garden is beautiful and full of Palm trees and the beach at the end of the garden is the cherry on top. The staff are amazing... Pushpa is such a friendly woman and THE BEST cook. Her and my 5 year old son have exchanged details to keep in touch :) Susantha is very helpful with guiding you around and is happy to do shop runs for you, he has even got me some saffron and curry leaves to bring home. Suranga has the most gorgeous smile and is so attentive. Whatever you need he is there! He caught gigantic spider for us (my hero haha). Me and my partner walked to the local shop and to find ourselves paying at the till when a torrential thunderstorm started, we turned round to find suranga had walked up to the shop with umbrellas for us and carried our shopping home. Thank you just doesn't seem cover that sort of kindness.
The staff even got my step dad a birthday cake with breakfast the morning of his birthday which he was very grateful for.
All in all, I just can't say enough to make you realise how amazing this place is, just go, you will not be disappointed.....

Missing villa golden and staff already after only one day back :(

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Liked best: everything
Liked least: some activities can be a bit of a drive away but was never an issue for us, had such a fantastic driver.
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Paul A
Dover, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Lovely Place”
Reviewed 6 March 2016 for a stay in February 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Stayed here for 2 weeks. A great base to explore from. Property on the beach and very quiet. Staff very good ,Night guard very helpful and helped us fend off Turtle egg poachers. Privileged to see 2 Turtles come ashore to lay eggs and then return to the sea. Pushpa our Cook made some great meals with lovely flavours and very cheap too. Susantha our manager catered for everything and was always there if we needed something, but always at a discreet distance so as not to impose. Great pool and great out door seating for late night drinks. Would thoroughly recommend.

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Liked best: All of it
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Friends
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Chez05
Buxton
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Magical”
Reviewed 4 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016
2
people found this review helpful

Where to start!...we have had a wonderful time in this magical place. It's our first visit to Sri Lanka and we have loved every minute.

The staff here are absolutely wonderful. Extremely attentive, nothing is too much trouble and always smiling. I'm not sure how they manage to be so discreet!..Pushpha's cooking is not to be missed, Susantha's is extremely knowledgeable and a brilliant Tuk Tuk driver and Suranga is a diligent and hardworking young man. All absolute treasures.

The location is perfect. The beach is empty just a few local fishermen, the garden is lovely and leads straight onto the beach. The pool is clean. There are clean towels everyday and very comfy beds.

It takes about 10 mins in the Tuk Tuk into Galle

There are some lovely places to eat in Galle Old Town but Pushpha's cooking is wonderful. Just ask her to cook for you in the morning, pay for the ingredients and enjoy!....The breakfast is fresh fruit, yoghurt and eggs....must try the hoppers!...my favourite!...There is nothing not to like.

The Villa is rustic in style with an excellent outdoor seating area. The air-conditioning is good and there are numerous ceiling fans.

There is a busy road outside but you don't notice it. The villa has a high wall which helps. The sound of the waves hitting the shore reminds you that nature is not to be messed with.

The Ocean has a strong current and powerful waves...excellent surfing but take care when swimming. The pool is often the best place to take a dip.

We asked Bart to organise our transfers and a helpful driver was waiting for us. It takes about 2 hrs from Colombo and costs about £50.

When booking Bart has always been quick to respond to emails and answering questions.

We have had a great time here and loved the people and the location

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