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Villa Hundira

15KM FROM THE AIRPORT, OVERLOOKING NEGOMBO LAGOON

Villa Hundira offers the comforts of a tropical home in lush city-fringe surrounds- splashes of colourful bougainvillea, gently lapping waters of the lagoon that meander through the property and plenty of sunshine and balmy breezes.

Scattered across the villa are spaces for reflection and relaxation. Nooks and crannies for lounging around and for conversation. The warmth and comfort of home with a touch of luxury.

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The Rooms

All rooms are an eclectic combination of bright summer shades, traditional splendour and modern minimalism that blend together to create a bright yet relaxed atmosphere.

Deluxe rooms are located on the ground level and first floor and are tastefully decorated, all with that special Thimble touch.

Pool View Suite is an expansive room on the second floor that opens out onto a private balcony. The view from here extends to the pool and the deck against the backdrop of the serenity of the Negombo lagoon.

Located on the second floor, Lagoon View Suite is a sizeable family room. Large picture windows overlook the lagoon from where you could view the fishermen take off in search of their daily catch, while you awaken your senses with a steaming cup of Ceylon tea.

Water View Suite is a large and luxurious space consisting of two air conditioned bedrooms, ideal for a family. The Master bedroom opens out into the garden and lagoon beyond offering a secluded haven of peace and tranquility. The spacious living area offers a view of the calm waters and opens onto a sit-out area.

Standard Rooms are comfortable and cozy rooms look out over the pool, the waterway or the gardens. Each room is air conditioned and is unique in design and layout.

What’s to do

Master the art of rowing a boat in the placid waters of the lagoon or ask a fisherman to take you on a boat ride.

For the more adventurous, steer one of the Villa Hundira boats through waterways within the property and try your luck at fishing. The staff will be only too happy to cook the catch of the day for you.

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Sign up for a day excursion of organized sightseeing, a kayaking tour or a tour of the Muthurajawela marshes.If you prefer to explore Negombo on your own, visit a grand old Dutch church, the bustling fish market and the picturesque Dutch canal or shop for clothes, beachwear and jewellery. Enjoy the sun and sea on the famous Negombo beach which is just a few minutes drive from the villa.

A visit to the thimble Arts & Crafts workshop situated in the property is a must. In an effort to empower the women of nearby fishing villages, Indira, the proprietress of Villa Hundira launched the workshop that handcrafts a range of wall hangings, tapestries, cushions and stuffed toys that are flamboyant and distinct in style.

Location

Surrounded by lush greenery and overlooking the Negombo Lagoon, Villa Hundira is located 15km from the International Airport. The beach of Negombo is just north of the villa and the Cultural Triangle is a 4 hour drive north east.

Out for the evening

At sunset the strip in Negombo comes to life. The street is abuzz with pubs and restaurants catering to all palates with everything from seafood to Sri Lankan dishes and Italian cuisine. The beach hotels in Negombo offer beach dining and drinks enhanced with spectacular sunsets.

Food & Drink

Adding to your experience of home is the friendly staff of the villa who echo the warmth and hospitality of Negombo. They’ll cater to your every need from scrumptious food to recommendations of things to do.

For the adventurous foodie and Sri Lankan palate, there is an extensive array of dishes and curries on offer, made as spicy or as mild as your taste buds allow. Yellow rice with Negombo fish curry for lunch is highly recommended.

The menu also includes Western fare ranging from the familiar to the unusual. Since pork is a specialty in Negombo, mouth-watering ribs and fillets are on offer. Swedish meatballs are a signature dish of Villa Hundira, made with care to a special recipe.

Needless to say the menu includes plenty of seafood. Try fish or prawns curried or grilled, with fluffy white rice or fried rice.

 

Pool

Overlooking the Negombo lagoon, the pool at Villa Hundira is a little oasis. Feast your eyes on a breathtaking vista of tranquil waters and lush greenery that stretch on and on.

Families

Both the Lagoon View Suite and Water View Suite are ideal for families The villa goes the extra mile to make the little ones feel at home with a dedicated special play area complete with safe toys.

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