Duwa Villas

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One of Sri Lanka’s best kept secrets awaits you, Duwa Villas island retreat.  Enjoy a blissful experience in one of these luxury Dutch colonial villas, nestled within tropical gardens of cinnamon and coconut trees.  

Located less than 2km from the pristine Indian Ocean on the South Coast of Sri LankaDuwa Villas is situated on "Thal Duwa Island" within the Goviyapana River (between Midigama and Ahangama beachfront).  Located in the heart of the best breaks on this side of the island, this area is a surfer's dream. The luxury villa accommodation is not only adjacent to stunning surf beaches and some of the best shallow water snorkeling and fishing areas in Sri Lanka, it is only 10 minutes to Mirissa for whale watching, diving and sports fishing; 30 minutes to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Galle Fort; a day trip to Udawalawe National Park (now acclaimed as Sri Lanka's number one); and all only 2.5 hours' drive south of the capital, Colombo.

“Duwa”means “island”in Singhalese, the local language, which reflects the beauty of the surroundings. Explore and discover kilometres of stunning natural river waterways that embrace this pristine environment. One cannot help but absorb the natural tranquility. Try canoeing or stand up paddle boarding to silently experience this untouched eco system. See and hear the natural wonders unfold before you. A must for any nature lover. Observe the island's wildlife firsthand, including a myriad of birds, resident monkeys, water monitors, and so much more. Enjoy a fishing adventure like no other, using a locally made bamboo rod, take a walk through the local village, visit the local Buddhist Temple and find a quiet place to soothe the mind and just simply be...  All a part of the unique "Duwa Villas" experience. 
 
Encompassing the indoor / outdoor Sri Lankan style of design, the villas maximise space and offer a secure window into nature. Enjoy the tranquility all year round in this micro environment.

Duwa Villas is the perfect base from which to see all the best that the South Coast of Sri Lanka has on offer, "surfing, wildlife, stunning beaches, whale watching, cultural and heritage destinations".

Relax around your own villa's private pool and pavilion, enjoying all the services one would dream of. You will be cared for by Duwa Villas friendly staff, offering attentive and thoughtful service. The chefs will awaken your senses with a mix of East meets West cuisine, with fresh local ingredients. Take a recipe home with you when you have a private cooking class, learning one of many family recipes developed over the years.
 
Sri Lanka now has its first Golf Course in the South only ten minutes away, if you want to add another activity to your stay...  
 
The Duwa Villas complex is under development and will be adding more accommodation, along with opening a "World Class Spa" in 2017.