Thambili House by Edwards Collection

Ensconced amidst the ramparts of the Galle Fort is the oceanfront retreat of ‘Thambili House’, a gem in the hospitality crown by ‘Edwards Collection’. The luxury villa and spa on the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka is placed roughly 130 KM from the cosmopolitan centre of Colombo.

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A former spice trader’s residence converted into a sumptuous boutique villa, the designs at the 300 year old ‘Thambili House’ were inspired by the aesthetics of the renowned Sri Lankan architect, Geoffrey Bawa. Uneven walls, cement floors and antique furniture recrafts the atmosphere of an old-world colonial mansion.

The Experience

Contained within the sophisticated world of this beach villa in Galle are 3 luxurious suites. Tastefully furnished with two large canopy beds, the Ginger suite is perfect for a family of four. Designed as a loft room, the Cinnamon suite is ideal for those who seek absolute privacy and cosiness. The Nutmeg suite which is the master bedroom of ‘Thambili House’ features large French windows, antique ebony and calamander furniture and a terrace with a sea view. Each guestroom is equipped with a lavish bathroom. ‘Thambili House’ also offers the service of a dedicated butler.

Laze in the glistening waters of the swimming pool set in the well-tended tropical gardens or have a leisurely afternoon at the courtyard. Indulge in authentic Ceylonese cuisine and Southern seafood delicacies. Airport shuttle services are also available.

Around and About

Enjoying an idyllic location on the bay of Galle, the historical Galle Fort houses a mishmash of Portuguese, Dutch and British heritage including a lighthouse, clock tower and elegant residences. The sunny shores of Galle sets the perfect rhythm for a reposeful tropical vacation. Swim in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean and work on your tan. The nearby beaches of Unawatuna are ideal for snorkeling and diving whilst the laid-back shores of Talpe are perfect for relaxed family holidays.

Rambling the cobblestone streets of the Galle Fort, you are surrounded by the romance of colonial Ceylon. In your mind, you are taken to the halcyon days when Dutch soldiers wandered the fort on horseback and stylish ladies sunned themselves on the shores…

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Games Room


Swimming Pool


Amenities and Facilities

Laundry (Additional Charge)

Ironing Service (Additional Charge)

Daily Housekeeping





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