ISHQ Villa

10/10 over 9 reviews from 1 source(s)

4 4 12



per night

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Average rating of 10/10 over 9 reviews from 1 source(s)

Stayed: August 2018

Breathtaking Escape

Ishq is spectacular - beautifully designed and decorated, taking into consideration all the comforts of home and more. There are so many thoughtful additions and considerations, from the beautifully maintained infinity pool to the shampoo, conditioner and shower gel dispensers in each shower stall (inside and out). The openness of the villa design is breathtaking, and keeping the beautifully crafted old doors to the bedrooms and within the bedrooms adds so much to the overall appearance. The vaulted ceilings in the rooms adds a magnificent touch. We long to be back for the serenity, the escape and the simplicity of the town, the morning and evening walks we enjoyed along the beach and the few stray dogs that accompanied us. The weather was gorgeous, and just laying on the comfortable deck chairs under the coconut trees and on the hammock seems such a dream away as summer comes to an end. Needless to say, the staff topped off the wonderful stay we enjoyed at Ishq. Manjula and his staff were always gentle and respectful, and Chef was great. They obliged us so much - thank you!! We would strongly recommend Ishq villa to anyone who visits Sri Lanka!
Stayed: August 2018
Samantha L
Samantha L

Stayed: August 2018

Beautiful beachfront villa - Thoughtful design / Good food / Wonderful staff

We stayed at Ishq as a family of four in the low/shoulder season of August. The photographs are faithful to the beautiful design and feel of the villa. It is a clean, peaceful and airy space that did not feel too large for us, even though the villa can hold up to 12 guests comfortably. Manjula, who heads up the villa's staff, was terrific. His capability, good humour, courtesy and willingness to go the extra mile - quite literally, when he took my sister and me on a long bike ride through the nearby mangroves and paddy fields - made our stay. The staff were very diligent, making sure the large, well-appointed rooms were tidy at all times, the laundry was done, and the towels (both bathroom and poolside) were frequently changed. It is not easy to maintain a house like Ishq in a tropical climate, and we often admired how thoughtful the design was as a whole - from the details and materials to the structural elements and use of space. (My father, an architect, says it's one of the best homes he has seen!) The food was also very good. The chef easily accommodated vegetarian, gluten-free and healthy meal requests but also served delicious dinners of Sri Lankan curries, chili crab (a must) and a wonderful fresh apple crumble. The weather in August is mild with swiftly passing thunderstorms and lots of breeze. We were never too hot and had a couple of lovely sunny days. The beachfront location is great for watching the pole fishermen in the morning and the dramatic surf - though the sea is not swimmable and the beach is a little too narrow and steeply sloped for walking. One unfortunate thing about the villa's location is its proximity to two wedding halls, which for us meant three days and one late night of very loud dance music. We were happy to tolerate it at first, being sympathetic that it was somebody's "big day", but I'm afraid it did affect our overall fantastic experience at Ishq. Having said that, I would not hesitate to return or to recommend this villa to anyone. Thank you Manjula & team for a perfect summer holiday in Sri Lanka.
Stayed: August 2018

Stayed: July 2018


The villa was magical I went with a group of 12 friends “ all girls “ who really enjoyed the stay.. professional staff , An amazing chief , the villa was beyond my expectations , the rooms were clean all Day, The Staff were very helpful & honest , the security guy made us feel safe, the swimming pool was really beautiful.. I celebrated my birthday there and it was the best birthday ever. this villa is highly recommended
Stayed: July 2018

Stayed: July 2018

Paradise Found

From the moment you step in, a staff member eagerly awaiting to “welcome you home” everything at Ishq Villa is literally perfect! I can’t emphasise on it enough to be honest. The view & interior of the space at Ishq Villa is absolutely breathtaking. It’s your best escape from reality where it’s both peaceful & serene. Very well thought out with every little detail looked into! With your own private beach, fully equipped rooms with an outdoor shower – jacuzzi + Bluetooth bose speakers in each room & the surrounding space where you can freely listen to your own playlist from any corner at the Villa! Absolutely loved the food, service & ambience! The Staff at Ishq Villa were extremely kind & always ready to help whenever in need of assistance which was one of their best traits! Overall it was an amazing experience & I can’t wait till next time. Thanks again to the wonderful team at Ishq Villa for making our stay worthwhile! x
Stayed: July 2018

Stayed: July 2018

Magical...!! Yet so Real....!!!

The blue ocean, white sandy beach, palm trees, the sound of breaking waves and abundance of sunshine are anyone's expectations when the thoughts of spending a holiday in the tropical coast come to mind! What if you get all that in a great villa designed by a world renowned architect of Geoffrey Bawa's tradition followed by his great next generation architects ? The Ishq is one such creation...A serene location with extra spacious rooms with unique bathrooms so large with an outdoor shower...a pool, a jacuzzi, fully pledged gym, a media room with play stations etc etc. a place where every inch is very thoughtfully and taken care of in minimalistic style, simplicity with elegance embraced with modern comforts. What you get most is special attention and care that you will perhaps not get anywhere else..! It starts with the booking and you will feel at home with that first point of contact...the warmth of being welcome to a home with hospitality, a refreshing welcome drink, character, great food, the menu discussed and prepared to suit your own taste buds desire. I went there with my family, wife and two daughters and two of my daughters friends. It all started with selection of the rooms by the girls as each one wasn't second to the other....a dip in the pool..surrounded by bluetooth audio delivered on hi-fidelity Bose sound system ((which in fact follows you through to every nook and corner of the property with wifi that works...!!)..drinks served around the a stroll down the beach and a dip in the salt water with an immerse in the jacuzzi to set the stage to begin the evening party..! The dinner was specially made to each ones special requirements and served with great care and warmth...! The strong tea to breakfast the following morning until departure was truly an experience of lavish hospitality! There is no other place that has impressed us as much as Ishq ! A truly amazing location, setting, ambience, great tasting food, facilities and above all the warmest hospitality that touches our hearts and remembered for a long long time!
Stayed: July 2018


Available for longterm
Available for weddings
Suitable for children
Suitable for elderly
Suitable for wheelchairs
Smoking allowed
Pets allowed
Swimming pool

Bedroom facilities

  • Personal safe
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Baby cot
  • Air conditioning
  • King Size bed
  • Queen Size bed
  • Bed Linen
  • Soundproof rooms

Bathroom facilities

  • Hairdryer
  • Rain shower
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Separate toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Business facilities

  • Fax
  • Telephone
  • Copier/scanner/printer

Dining facilities

  • Gas stove
  • Kitchen
  • Dish washer
  • Freezer (standalone)
  • Fridge (standalone)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Pots and Pans

Living facilities

  • Lounge seating
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Game console
  • Ipad

Outdoor facilities

  • Garden
  • Parking available
  • Terrace
  • Sun beds / chairs
  • Bicycles
  • BBQ / Bar area


Located along Galle’s ‘French Riviera’ of Talpe, Ishq villa less than two hours from Colombo’s international airport, Ishq villa is a true tropical paradise, placing you close to the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. The Japanese Peace Pagoda is 5 kms while Yatagala Temple is 3.5 km from the accommodation. Guests at the villa can take advantage of the walking tours to UNESCO Galle Fort, a World Heritage Site, South Asian cooking classes, cycling etc.


Include all taxes - No booking fees

Rates Include

*Service charge and tax
*Full staff including private chef, personal butlers & adequate security.
*Gourmet menu depending on basis booked.
*Personalized service on the beach.
*Children's Activity Program.
*Complimentary unlimited local calls.
*High-speed Wi-Fi.
*Unlimited movie and music downloads and streaming.
*Full access to facilities and amenities.

Rates Exclude

*Airport transfer (additional costs apply)

Cancellation Policy

In the case of cancellation or early departure. a written notice of cancellation by fax or email must be
received by the villa on or before the release / cancellation period. In the event, such written notice is not
received within the time frame stated below, the villa reserves the right to charge as follows:
• Reservations will be released free of charge 7 days prior to the arrival date (local time).
• 7-00 days: 100% stay cancellation fee is applicable.

Payment Terms

*100% deposit is required 7 days prior to arrival for individual bookings.

Villa Occupancy Policy
The villa can accommodate up to a maximum of 12 guests (including children)
The villa comprises of the following rooms:
• 1 x Garden Suite (King Size Bed)
• 1 x Garden Suite (King Size Bed & 1 Single Bed)
• 1 x Family Suite (King Size Bed & 3 Single Beds)
• 1 x Ocean Suite (King Size Bed with En-Suite Jacuzzi)


4 Suites Beachfront Villa in Galle

Ishq villa is a Dutch-inspired architectural marvel with ocean-inspired interiors and exotic tropical exteriors, complete with ocean views and rows of towering palm trees. The villa offers five star amenities, including a personal chef to serve a gourmet menu, general manager, butlers, spa therapists, and personal fitness trainer. Stay in the villa to enjoy a private event with family or friends or spend a rejuvenating holiday basking in the luxurious ambience and services that the villa provides.

Ishq villa has four beautifully decorated and well-furnished bedrooms with ocean-inspired interiors featuring hues of white, blue, beige and gold. All bedrooms feature king-sized beds and are adjoined by a garden patio. Each bedroom has an attached en-suite which is equally luxurious and has dual basins and outdoor tropical rain shower.

Living areas
The living area of villa Ishq is plush sofas and overlooks the pool. The well-equipped kitchen extends into the dining room. Guests can also enjoy alfresco dining area on the patio as well. A 14-seater dining table is housed under a covered courtyard that features warm, yellow lighting, and verdant tropical foliage. The patio also has cushioned armchairs for relaxed seating. The lavish villa gardens are manicured and house a plethora of tropical plants. An American-style bar sits next to the pool where you can lounge with your friends or family.

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