Orchard House, Galle
About Orchard House, GalleLocated in Galle, Orchard House is a reminiscent masterpiece of an 18th century Villa offering guests the traditional splendour and rapport of a bygone era. With total privacy and a tranquillity to keep you relaxed, Orchard House provides a serene setting with high ceilings and white walls with suitable furnishing. The private and enclosed gardens include a swimming pool and private pavilion where guests can enjoy meals and socialize while the accommodation units are well appointed and air-conditioned.
Location of Orchard House, Galle
Located within the walls of the 16th century Galle Fort which is a historical monument that still stands majestically, the Orchard House is about 120 km away from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. The drive takes about 3-4 hours if you take the regular coastal motor way while the entire journey can be lessened in about an hour if you take the Southern Expressway. There are many public and private transport options available to reach Galle.
Accommodation at Orchard House, Galle
Due to its location in the heart of the historical city with the ambience of a bygone era still clearly visible, the Orchard House provides well appointed accommodation units that are spacious and peaceful in their own special way. The entire Villa offers en-suite air-conditioned guestrooms that provide guests with a comfortable setting as well as communication facilities. Televisions are also available within guestrooms for your convenience.
Facilities at Orchard House, Galle
The Orchard House in Galle is indeed an 18th century villa which has been renovated by an Australian designer. It's an ideal vacation spot if you are looking for a peaceful holiday. The villa consists of high ceilings, a large living room where guests can spend quality time in, a laundry room, a study for some alone time as well as staff quarters. The entire interior of the villa is painted in white offering a soothing atmosphere. The gardens of the Orchard House consist of a swimming pool and a private pavilion where guests are able to enjoy meals. The gardens also consist of orchid gardens and tropical plants.
Excursions can be arranged by the Orchard House if guests wish to explore the city of Galle and the nearby area. The world renowned historical Galle Fort is an excellent place to start off your exploring since there are a number of old government buildings, mosques, temples, the Supreme court of the Southern Province, a church as well as museums and hotels within the ramparts. While travelling to Galle you will pass the beautiful tourist hotspots of Bentota, Beruwala and Hikkaduwa if you take the old coastal road while passing Galle you can head towards Unawatuna, Ahangama and Mirissa. There are plenty of water sports such as surfing, diving and snorkelling that you can enjoy while visiting Galle.