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Matara Road Uyana Bandarawatta, Talpe 80615 Sri Lanka
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#2 of 27 Specialty lodging in Talpe
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A sensational 2 room boutique hotel and restaurant in the south Gold Coast of Sri Lanka. WB is a private house but also the essential location for food and sun-seekers; it’s a secluded and stylish retreat just minutes from Galle where you can relax by the sea and indulge in delicious Italian cuisine accompanied by a good choice of wines. Chill out in tropical lounging pavilions, go for a dip in the beautiful coral lagoon and dry off on sun drenched loungers whilst enjoying the beautiful panorama of the ocean. The Italian owner’s classic architectural styling has been cleverly combined with monochrome interiors and luxurious furnishings that invite you to do no more than relax and imbibe. Indulge in a daily-changing menu that includes homemade choice of sauce for pastas, freshly baked "ciabatta" bread and plenty of fresh seafood. Items such as Italian antipasti and real Extra Virgin Olive Oil are specially imported from Italy for authenticity. Evening menus can always be pre-arranged whilst our scenic location makes WB the ideal place to host private parties that can be tailor-made to meet your individual desires and needs. You are welcome and as the coral lagoon offers safe and secluded swimming year-round it is a comfortably reassuring choice.
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curlylynn wrote a review Mar 2022
Romford Essex469 contributions71 helpful votes
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We were very lucky to be able to spend eight weeks here at the wonderful WB Villa. It is truly fantastic. Hiran, the manager and staff of five go above and beyond to help your stay be the best it can. Nothing is too much trouble. We stayed in the separate bungalow which is delightful. The whole property is beautifully decorated and maintained to a high degree with a fantastic, well kept garden. WB is directly on the beach with wonderful views of the Thalpe pools which provide amazing snorkelling and safe swimming. Added bonus of turtle watching from the comfort of your sun lounger. The breakfasts are so good with a large fresh fruit platter, choice of eggs and freshly ground coffee. We were very sad to leave and would highly recommend anyone to stay here. You will not be disappointed. It's a gem. A place away from the crowds to relax with the option to go into nearby Unawatuna or Galle nearby. There is also an authentic Italian restaurant on site which serves home made delicious Italian food. Thank you to Hiran, Sampath, Chandana, Janith, Kelum and Amith for making our stay so very special. Come to WB and fall in love with it as we did.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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TheGaskins wrote a review Feb 2022
Swadlincote, Derbyshire54 contributions7 helpful votes
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We had the fist floor luxury suite which is way better than advertised. A real wow factor when you arrive. The hotel grounds are beautiful and there is a lovely sitting/sunbathing area just separated from the beach by a low wall making the area nice and private. Easy access onto the beach down a few steps. The beach is small but safe and there is an area very close by which is great for swimming (in the lovely warm and clean sea). We preferred this to busy beaches where activities are provided. A really lovely setting. The staff were very nice and attentive. We had an evening meal on one night of our stay which was very good although the price was close to what we would pay at home (but not quite as good). It was lovely to sit in the restaurant next to the sea so it did feel special and we expect this would be hard to find elsewhere in the area. Check in was made very easy and contactless but the only place on our 2 week tour where were not offered a free welcome drink. This hotel was our second most expensive on our tour and the only reason we could not give this 5 stars was that you felt that they wanted make more money on add ons. We had a second coffee at breakfast which they advised would be extra. We settled our bill the evening before our early departure. The next morning as we were rushing to leave they advised that the morning extra coffees were missed off our bill so we had to go back in to pay a further £5.00. They were good enough to do an early morning take out breakfast for us but were 15 minutes late with it. That’s why it was annoying when we had to go back and pay for the coffee. We don’t blame the staff for this as the manager was not there so they maybe did not have the authority to change this. Don’t let this put you off staying here as it is a special place with excellent staff and we would stay again. The new owner seems really nice and will hopefully take on board this feedback.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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GowriS wrote a review Jan 2021
Colombo, Sri Lanka10 contributions
It was a wonderful holiday. Shanthi Yamuna Suba Kamini Manovathana Sagu and I spent three days. The villas were beautifully decorated and very cozy comfortable and convenient. The staff were wonderful and very helpful. We enjoyed the food and every night we had a beautifully laid out dinner and sea food was exquisite. The sea was clean and we all got into the water. It was a safe beach and the staff stayed nearby looking after us. It was one of our best stays. We went on a boat ride near the hotel. We stayed mostly indoors but had so many things to do. Loved the villas
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Anthony R wrote a review Apr 2019
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom219 contributions136 helpful votes
A charming, quiet restaurant in a lovely setting. The menu has many hints of Italy with a number of pasta dishes but the seafood was also first class. A decent, not too expensive wine list and efficient service made this a very pleasant evening.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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J&I wrote a review Mar 2019
Devon, United Kingdom23 contributions3 helpful votes
Very nice food. No, brilliant food. Especially here on the coast of Sri Lanka. I waited 3 weeks before I ate pasta and this was the right choice. Authentic. No hosting to mention but good enough service.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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_paul_kearsley wrote a review Jan 2019
Melbourne, Australia60 contributions47 helpful votes
Family went for dinner and had an amazing experience with Italian food to die for. Excellent olive oil, home made pasta and fresh seafood. Plus great selection of wine. On the pricey side but well worth it. Architecture and setting of the place is also well worth the visit
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Benita R wrote a review Nov 2018
Burradoo113 contributions97 helpful votes
A gorgeous private luxurious place to stay when visiting Galle - 5min trip by tuk tuk into Dutch fort where all the good restaurants and shops are located. Located on fantastic lagoon style beach and not many people on it - perfect for swimming. Small Italian restaurant located onsite where breakfast is served every morning overlooking the beach. Had dinner there on last night and the food and service was excellent. Beautifully manicured garden which was maintained by number of staff every morning. The staff are very friendly and professional and made this a stay we will always remember as one of our best. Our friends stayed at The Fortress but we all agreed our villa was the preferred place to stay.
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Date of stay: November 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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kgcm81 wrote a review Mar 2018
7 contributions5 helpful votes
The highlight of this Villa without a doubt is the location, having seen a number of beaches in the South, this was easily the cleanest, most peaceful, and best for swimming, thanks to the reef protection. It seems to be a well-kept secret as not many people were on the beach save for a few locals. Staying at the WB Villa does feel special also since there are only two rooms, sufficient lounging space, well manicured gardens, and well appointed rooms. It is like staying at friend's house instead of a busy hotel. The restaurant does attract some patrons but never got too loud while we were there. The staff as well were very attentive and always available. Would liked to have stayed longer and hope to return some time in the future.
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Shaun L wrote a review Feb 2018
Rudgwick, United Kingdom11 contributions4 helpful votes
Having just returned from Sri Lanka, I would certainly rate this as a fabulous boutique hotel. The staff are extremely attentive and helpful. The food is Italian in nature and very well presented. We found Galle itself to be very hot and crowded and to have this have as fantastic and it is one of the few places from where you can swim and snorkel
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Date of stay: February 2018
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John190470 wrote a review Jan 2018
Bodo, Norway15 contributions4 helpful votes
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Just fantastic. Wonderful room with PRESSURE on the water in the shower. Heavenly wine and food. This small family run hotell (Italian) is private luxury that need to be experienced. Outside there is a lagoon that makes it perfect for bathing / swimming. On the west coast of SL, big wawes makes it difficult to use the beaches at wintertime, so this lagoon is really nice. The service is outstanding, and this place is highly recommended.
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$51 - US$85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictTalpe
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Frequently Asked Questions about WB Villa
Which popular attractions are close to WB Villa?
Nearby attractions include Sooriya Weaving (6.4 km), Ashintha Tours & Taxi Service Koggala (5.7 km), and Japanese Peace Pagoda (6.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at WB Villa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at WB Villa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at WB Villa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at WB Villa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to WB Villa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Love Gelato, Sea Waves Restaurant & Cooking Class, and Wasantha’s Sri Lanka Cuisine.
Does WB Villa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, WB Villa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does WB Villa have airport transportation?
Yes, WB Villa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at WB Villa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to WB Villa?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Galle Fort (8.9 km), Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (8.5 km), and Meera Mosque (8.4 km).