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Elephant Palace – is a dream holiday in Sri Lanka
Our best family holiday. Perfect villa - for family or friends. You will not want to leave!
HOME on the beach. Perfect
Perfect Holiday Villa especially with kids!
|Available for longterm
|Available for weddings
|Suitable for children
|Suitable for elderly
|Suitable for wheelchairs
- Day bed
- Air conditioning
- Bunk Bed
- Double bed
- En-suite bathroom
- Separate toilet
- Electric stove
- Freezer (standalone)
- Fridge (standalone)
- Coffee machine
- Lounge seating
- Ceiling fans
- Music System
- Sun beds / chairs
Koggala Lake is under 10 minutes drive away, and is a wildlife sanctuary, on which one can arrange amazing boat tours, or even bicycle tours along its banks. Two Buddhist temples on the lake are also well worth a visit. Yatagalla temple inland from Talpe and the Japanese peace pagoda on Rumasalla are also noteworthy and only 20 minutes drive away. 30 minutes to the north is the world-heritage sight Galle Fort (best shopping & restaurants galore), the initially Portuguese (16th century) and then Dutch construction (17th century) with magnificent views all along the ramparts.
Opposite EP is a fantastic restaurant, especially renowned for its oysters and lobster prawn, fresh from nearby Koggala Lake. 3 doors down is a charming pizza & tacos restuarant that also does delivery. There are bars and beach clubs, spas and salons all along the coastal road to Galle centre. Unawatuna has the greatest concentration of nightlife, shops and restaurants, and is only a 20-minute drive. Mirissa (15 minutes in the opposite direction) also has beach bars & restaurants galore.
Include all taxes - No booking fees
* Staffed with cook
* Room boy
* Night security guard
* Daily cleaning
* Meals listed in the menu
* DEPOSIT one day’s rent (US$500, low season rent cost) - returned upon departure
For cancellations more than 60 days before the arrival date 80% of the deposit amount will be refunded.
For cancellations and/or amendments 30 – 60 days before the arrival date, 50% of the deposit amount will be refunded.
For cancellations 1 – 29 days before the arrival date and for no-shows a refund will only be made in the event that we can relet the villa for the same terms.
During peak periods, 30 days will be added to all cancellation periods.
Any amendments that reduce the total rental amount will be treated as a partial cancellation and may be subject to the cancellation fees stated above.
A 50% Deposit is required to confirm a booking and the full balance is due at least 30 days prior to arrival.
We require a security deposit equal to one day’s rent (US$500, low season rent cost) to be payable on your arrival by way of cash. The deposit will be used as security for any damages and or charges incurred by you during your stay. This amount less any chargeable items will be returned to you upon departure.
Stunning villa on the best swimming and surfing beach
Elephant Palace is located about 10 minutes drive from Koggala Lake, which is a wildlife sanctuary, and 30 minutes away from Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A stay in the villa puts you in close proximity to some ancient temples, other cultural sites and some of the island’s best dining and nightlife options in Unawatuna. Also in close vicinity is the Mirissa beach, which also has its share of beach bars and restaurants.
Elephant Palace is a stunning contemporary villa near Galle, , on one of the best swimming/ surfing beaches in the south of Sri Lanka. Comprising of open plan living/dining, verandah and gorgeous pool, and garden with direct beach access, the villa is ideal for three couples sharing or a group of six. Staffed with a cook, room boy and night security, a stay in the villa ensures that you have a relaxing, pampered tropical holiday away from all worries.
The three spacious bedrooms of Elephant Palace can comfortably sleep six. All the three bedrooms are located on the first floor and have balconies overlooking stunning views. While bedrooms one and two are furnished with extra large double beds, the third bedroom has twin beds that can be converted into a double when requested. Comfortably furnished with chairs, cupboards and cabinets, and done in white for a breezy ambience, the bedrooms also have en-suite bathrooms with all necessary toiletries.
Boasting open plan design, Elephant Palace offers the best of both indoor and outdoor living, with large glass doors and windows that can be opened to let in the cool breezes or closed for air-conditioned comfort. The living room has L-shaped sitting area fitted with comfy cushions, facing a dining table and with glass windows and doors overlooking stunning views. The inhouse chef prepares the meals in the fully equipped kitchen fitted with all modern amenities. Even with the beach nearby, the villa has its own swimming pool in the lawn with lounge chairs to take in the sun.
ELEPHANT PALACE MENU
Seasonal fresh fruits usually form the core of breakfasts here (papaya, banana, mango, pineapple, watermelon, passion fruit If you want you can try some other local fruits, such as jambu, wood apple, custard apple, guava etc. Certain fruits, such as mangosteen and rambutan, are only available for a few months a year and will be more expensive). Eggs, toast, jams etc. Extra items like bacon, mushrooms, baked beans etc can be bought with notice. There is decent local coffee, but some prefer foreign brands like
Lavazza, which can be bought with notice. Sri Lankan breakfasts are fun to try. Hopper (regular or string), kiribath (milk rice served with sweet onion sambol), dhal, coconut sambol etc, need to be ordered the day before.
SNACKS and/or ENTRÉES
- Vietnamese Noodle Salad
- Wok Fried Noodles (prawns or tofu)
- Vietnamese rice paper rolls [rice paper not always available]
- Vegetarian Spring Rolls
- Tom Kha Gai Soup (classic Thai chicken & fresh coconut soup)
[needs Galanga, which is a vegetable that is not always available]
- South Indian vegetarian Murtabak with tomato chutney
-Soto Ayam Madura (classic Indonesian chicken soup from Madura)
- Grilled Satay Chicken with Spicy Peanut Sauce
- Sang Choi Bao with Chicken, Prawns & Mushrooms
- Seared Tuna with ponzu sauce
- Green mango or papaya salad with peanuts
- Club Sandwich
- Parmesan Chicken Schnitzel
- Corn Fritters with Bacon
- Spicy Chicken wings
Sri Lankan rice & curry: chicken, fish or prawn. Large variety of vegetable dishes, sambals and other accompaniments. Large variety of local seafood, grilled, fried etc, with garlic, lime or other sauce
Variety of contemporary dishes from around Asia:
- Wok Fried Turmeric & Lemon Grass Chicken with green beans
- Prawns & Glass Noodle Salad with fresh coriander & basil
- Grilled Fish with Thai red curry sauce with jasmine rice
- Wok Fried Prawns with sweet chilli sauce & basil with jasmine rice
- Seafood Curry from the Malabar Coast with jasmine rice
- Luxury Nasi Lemak with Chicken Curry Kapitan, Pan Fried Masala -
Fish with Green Mango Salad [long prep, so please pre-order]
- Grilled Fish with Malay Spices in banana leaf parcel, Crispy Bitter
Gourd with Tomato sauce, Pan fried Masala Potato Salad
- Salt & Pepper Prawns with garlic bok choy with jasmine rice
- Roast Duck Curry with pineapple or grapes, served with string
- Chicken butter masala with Roti Parata
Variety of pasta and salad dishes, such as:
- Pasta Provençal
- Pesto: either classic basil or coriander with cashew nuts
- Salade Niçoise
- Buffalo curd and kithul treacle (also good for breakfast)
- Seasonal fresh fruits platter
- Espresso Panna Cotta
- Swiss Chocolate Cake with vanilla ice cream
- Tiramisu [long prep, so please pre-order]
- Lime Tart with vanilla ice cream
- Buffalo Curd Cheese Cake
- Fruit Platter
- Fruit Salad with Candied fruit & syrup
- Pancake: banana, chocolate or pineapple