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Beaches South of Colombo
Galle
The Sun House
Once the home of a Scottish spice merchant, this colonial house built in the 1860’s has been converted into a small hotel
Location
The Sun House is located on Sri Lanka ’s exotic south coast. Conveniently close to the UN World Heritage site of Galle Fort,  Set high on a hill overlooking Galle Harbour ,
 
Accommodation:
The   Sun & Sky This charming double room opens up onto the Mango Tree garden and has stunning views of Galle Harbour . Fully air-conditioned with its cool new bathroom and fresh soft furnishings this room provides the perfect country home feeling. The Kingfisher A cosy double room with spacious bathroom, the room opens onto the Mango Tree garden with views of the Indian Ocean and Galle Harbour . Featuring a four poster bed draped with mosquito net and filled with antiques, this room has a newly renovated bathroom and is fully air-conditioned. The Parrot Fish This twin room brightly decorated in Sri Lankan hand loom fabrics is filled with antique furniture. Featuring beautiful four poster beds draped with mosquito nets, a newly renovated bathroom and fully conditioned. Opening onto the airy verandah and centre courtyard this room exudes a country home feeling. The Hibiscus This spacious deluxe room is beautifully decorated with stunning fabrics and filled with antique furniture. Featuring a new spacious outdoor bathroom surrounded by tropical plants, this room opens onto an airy verandah and The Mango Tree garden – the perfect spot to relax and read. The room is air-conditioned. The Araliya This elegant deluxe garden room opens onto the main verandah and beautiful Frangipani garden overlooking the swimming pool. It is fully air-conditioned with a newly renovated contemporary bathroom. The Dumas Suite  The newest edition to the Sun House offering unrivalled views over Galle ’s tropical hinterland. Built in 2005 and named after the American designer who once lived at The Sun House, the Dumas suite comprises of a separate living area, a contemporary spacious bathroom and private balcony. Fully air-conditioned. The Cinnamon Suite Described by Conde Nast Traveller as “the most beautiful room in the world.” Occupying the entire first floor of The Sun House this room is cooled by sea breezes, mountain air and colonial ceiling fans. The room is complete with its own library, sitting room and both an indoor and out door bathroom. The sitting room offers a spectac ular sunrise over the distant hills and coconut jungle. The stunning outdoor bathroom has a bath tub where one can sit under the stars and soak away all the worries of the world in absolute peace and beauty. A room with unforgettable views.
 
Sports & Recreation:
Small freshwater swimming pool with deck chairs and sun shades, visits to Galle and its surroundigs can be arranged  by the hotel staff.
 
Activity:
The Sun House is within walking distance of the centre of Galle and the Galle Fort. Walking around the Fort is the best way to soak in its history and to explore the narrow streets, laneways and historic ramparts. Also available is our restored vintage Rover.
 
 

 Prices on request