Maya Old House Beliatta, Near Tangalle, Sri Lanka

“Restored villa with a central courtyard in its own elegant estate filled with flora and fauna. A retreat for nature lovers, families, or romantics. Contemporary rooms with colonial influences, beautiful verandahs, and surrounding paddy fields. Excellent home cooked food. A lovely relaxing retreat. ”

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“Set in a manicured two-acre estate amidst paddy fields and jungle, the Old House is a restored 110 year old, five room villa in Dutch British style, with a new wing. The large guest rooms, with 25ft high ceilings, are set around the courtyard pool, in a happy combination of sensitive architecture and subtle interior design, comfortable and jungle chic, yet still welcoming. Many rooms have private courtyards. There are fans in the bedrooms, but no air-conditioning. The absence of a fan in the dining room is a total mystery. There is a huge, ultramarine blue pool.”

Written by  Lincoln Seligman

They say

“Maya is a one hundred and ten year old property situated in the small village of Aranwella close to the southern town of Tangalle. The old house has been completely restored retaining all the original features and a new wing added. Both properties fit seamlessly together blending the old with the new with a 20m pool in the courtyard between the two. Set amid 2 acres of lush gardens with huge trees as old as the house and teeming with bird life - the property is unique. At Maya you feel as though you are surrounded by a sea of paddy fields that have been there since the beginning of time. The villa has 5 suites with 25 ft ceilings and large bathrooms. There are 2 suites in the Old House and 3 suites in the New Wing with their own private courtyards.There is a charming verandah and dining area in the Old House and a stunning pavilion in the New Wing for lounging and dining. You can rent rooms in either villa, or rent the whole property. We have an excellent chef, and 4 staff headed by an experienced Manager who will look after you. Maya sits next to an old Buddhist temple and is an incredibly private place.”

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Facilities

Cots available
Internet
Walking distance restaurants
In room DVD
Airport transfer
Rooms with balcony/terrace
Parking
Towelling robes
Safe
Massage
Sit-out Terrace
No restaurant
Breakfast included, lunch and dinner by arrangement
Bicycle hire
Free wifi
Child friendly
Pet friendly
Garden
Swimming Pool
Outdoor Pool
Spa
Sitting Room
Wifi
In room music system
Satellite / Cable TV
Suites
Room service
Air conditioning

Activities

Sailing
Cooking classes
Learn to cook Sri Lankan style with the hotel chef.
Yoga
Local markets
Other Activities
Cricket, tai chi and petanque all on offer.
Trekking
Croquet
Cycling
Take a hotel cycle and set out to explore the local area. The hotel will also pack you a picnic on request.
Great walks
Sights nearby
Visit the Buddhist Temple and Mulgirigala Rock Temple both just 15 minutes from the hotel.
Birdwatching

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5 rooms from $225 per night

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Recommended for

Total relaxation
A small hotel set in beautiful exotic gardens.
Families
Babysitting on request, kids activities on site.

Activities

Sailing
Cooking classes
Learn to cook Sri Lankan style with the hotel chef.
Yoga
Local markets
Other Activities
Cricket, tai chi and petanque all on offer.
Trekking
Croquet
Cycling
Take a hotel cycle and set out to explore the local area. The hotel will also pack you a picnic on request.
Great walks
Sights nearby
Visit the Buddhist Temple and Mulgirigala Rock Temple both just 15 minutes from the hotel.
Birdwatching

Other highlights

Rooms with balcony/terrace
Quiet
Sit-out Terrace
No restaurant
Breakfast included, lunch and dinner by arrangement
Organic food
Free wifi
Romantic
Child friendly
Village
Pet friendly
Chic
Boutique
Spa
Intimate
Luxury
Charming
Exclusive use
Available for exclusive use.
Wellbeing
Beach nearby

Hotel size

5 rooms
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