Accomodation

  • Lily Pond Suite – Olu

    Gem hidden amongst the tropical lily ponds and is accessible by stepping stones across the pond. It is on the same level as the ground floor of the main house allowing for easy access. It has all the features of all other rooms except it does not have a sea view but marvels in its privacy amongst the foliage and flowers. The room has antique doors to a shaded veranda overlooking the lily pond.

    Room description:

    • * Air Condition
    • * Television/Satellite Telivision
    • * DVD player/CD/radio
    • * Free Wi-Fi broadband internet access
    • * Direct dial telephone
    • * Personalized mini bar fridge
    • * Fresh tea and coffee making facility
    • * Delectable snack drawer
    • * Dressing table and hairdryer
    • * Electronic room safe
    • * Large armoire

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  • Main House Suites – Manel

    This elegant suite is the second largest suite in the villa. It is on the first floor of the main house and offers greater privacy.  The suite has timber slatted doors to a spacious raised Burma teak sun-kissed veranda with comfy chairs and coffee table, overlooking the gardens, the swimming pool and the Indian Ocean and its magnificent sunsets.

    Room description:

    • * Air Condition
    • * Television/Satellite Telivision
    • * DVD player/CD/radio
    • * Free Wi-Fi broadband internet access
    • * Direct dial telephone
    • * Personalized mini bar fridge
    • * Fresh tea and coffee making facility
    • * Delectable snack drawer
    • * Dressing table and hairdryer
    • * Electronic room safe

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  • Main House Suites – Nelum

    This elegant suite is the largest suite in the villa. It is on the first floor of the main house and offers greater privacy. The suite has timber slatted doors to a spacious raised Burma teak sun-kissed veranda with comfy chairs and coffee table, overlooking the gardens, the swimming pool and the Indian Ocean and its magnificent sunsets. It has a further extensive raised Burma teak veranda running along the entire north side of the suite, overlooking the pond and its teeming wildlife, A heavenly spot for a well-deserved sun downer.

    Room description:

    • * Air Condition
    • * Television/Satellite Telivision
    • * DVD player/CD/radio
    • * Free Wi-Fi broadband internet access
    • * Direct dial telephone
    • * Personalized mini bar fridge
    • * Fresh tea and coffee making facility
    • * Delectable snack drawer
    • * Dressing table and hairdryer
    • * Electronic room safe

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  • Ocean Suite – Namal

    It has a large spacious shaded veranda for private dining and relaxation. It features a beautiful antique Indian swing and comfy chairs and coffee table. It is very private with a pond in front and stepping stones to the verdant gardens, the swimming pool, the beach and the sparkling blue Indian Ocean and its magnificent sunsets which it overlooks.

    Room description:

    • * Air Condition
    • * Television/Satellite Telivision
    • * DVD player/CD/radio
    • * Free Wi-Fi broadband internet access
    • * Direct dial telephone
    • * Personalized mini bar fridge
    • * Fresh tea and coffee making facility
    • * Delectable snack drawer
    • * Dressing table and hairdryer
    • * Electronic room safe

     

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  • Ocean Suite – Sepalika

    It has a large spacious shaded veranda for private dining and relaxation. It features a beautiful antique Indian swing and comfy chairs and coffee table. It is very private with a pond in front and stepping stones to the verdant gardens, the swimming pool, the beach and the sparkling blue Indian Ocean, and its magnificent sunsets which it overlooks.

    Room description:

    • * Air Condition
    • * Television/Satellite Telivision
    • * DVD player/CD/radio
    • * Free Wi-Fi broadband internet access
    • * Direct dial telephone
    • * Personalized mini bar fridge
    • * Fresh tea and coffee making facility
    • * Delectable snack drawer
    • * Dressing table and hairdryer
    • * Electronic room safe

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  • Ocean Suite – Sapumal

    It has a large spacious shaded veranda for private dining and relaxation. It features a beautiful antique Indian swing and comfy chairs and coffee table. It is very private with a pond in front and stepping stones to the verdant gardens, the swimming pool, the beach and the sparkling blue Indian Ocean, and its magnificent sunsets which it overlooks.

    Room description:

    • * Air Condition
    • * Television/Satellite Telivision
    • * DVD player/CD/radio
    • * Free Wi-Fi broadband internet access
    • * Direct dial telephone
    • * Personalized mini bar fridge
    • * Fresh tea and coffee making facility
    • * Delectable snack drawer
    • * Dressing table and hairdryer
    • * Electronic room safe

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  • Ocean Suite – Kekatiya

    It has a large spacious shaded veranda for private dining and relaxation. It features a beautiful antique Indian swing and comfy chairs and coffee table. It is very private with a pond in front and stepping stones to the verdant gardens, the swimming pool, the beach and the sparkling blue Indian Ocean, and its magnificent sunsets which it overlooks.

    Room description:

    • * Air Condition
    • * Television/Satellite Telivision
    • * DVD player/CD/radio
    • * Free Wi-Fi broadband internet access
    • * Direct dial telephone
    • * Personalized mini bar fridge
    • * Fresh tea and coffee making facility
    • * Delectable snack drawer
    • * Dressing table and hairdryer
    • * Electronic room safe

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Bars and Restaurants

  • DINING

    Reef is acclaimed for the attentive staff and our meticulous attention to detail and so dining is a special experience at Reef. Two state-of-the-art kitchens that are orchestrated by our wonderful Chefs.

    You can choose to dine at our restaurant by the pool under illuk thatched timbers with a gentle breeze from the Indian Ocean or you may dine al fresco under the stars.

    Whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner, our Chef and his team have designed menus of exceptional quality featuring the best of both International and Sri Lankan cuisine and fine wines.

    Choose from the a la carte menu or the catch of the day – offers a daily specials menu, or try items from our delicious barbeque.

    You may also request to be served on your private veranda or in the more formal surroundings of the main house accompanied by the frog chorus from the ponds surrounding the main house.

Facilities and activities

  • SPA

    While the sun, sand and ocean breezes soothe the spirit, treat your body to a session of revitalization and relaxation.

    Be pampered with wraps, scrubs, polishes, and beauty treatments administered in the dedicated utterly tranquil and totally private Reefresh Spa or opt for a centuries-old body-balancing Ayurveda programme in the tranquil garden pavilion.

    Treatments include unique detoxifying clay cocoons, body wraps, herbal salt scrubs with pure sweet almond oil, hot candle massages, and massages with essential oils, whilst a new Botanicals with Benefits menu introduces the use of natural Sri Lankan products such as vanilla, cocoa, red rice, carrot, avocado, gotulokal and Sri Lankan bee honey.

    Our multi-day programmes sanctioning the ancient Indian art of Ayurveda are carried out to the sounds of the sea. Traditional treatments such as Abhyanga massages, Pinda Sweda, and Shirodhara are designed to pamper guests and our garden spa features a herbal steam bath and a 2.4-m Keralan Droni bed.

    Tranquillity surrounds you as you are soothed and pampered with exotic, tropical treatments to ensure that you leave the Reefresh Spa feeling renewed and rebalanced.
  • ACTIVITIES & EXCURSION

    Stock a wide range of board games, including Chess, Monopoly, Backgammon, Scrabble, Dominoes, Liar Dice and many more. Hatha Yoga also called Hatha Vidya is a system of Yoga introduced by Yogi.

    Swatmarama, a sage of 15th century India, and compiler of the Hatha Yoga Pradipika.
    Hatha Yoga tuition is available on request in our Yoga Pavilion. Wake up and stretch with some gentle exercises or enjoy your yoga practice in the evening as the sun goes down We have a small library in the main house where you can curl up with a good read on our ample sofas and we will be pleased to serve you traditional English afternoon tea. Play tennis on our hard-court all year round tennis court or play table tennis in our ample shaded table tennis pavilion.
    Follow the jogging track (700m) around the extensive landscaped tropical gardens and lily ponds and crossing the stepping stones you will find that turtles, butterflies, dragonflies, kingfishers and other birds (and a few other weird friendly creatures) have made the garden their home. The famous Gangatilake Stupa has the unusual distinction of being the only one in the world which is entirely hollow. You can go right inside the cavernous interior. Inside, the walls are lined with murals depicting various scenes from the Buddhist Jataka tales. It's a lively complex & a good place to watch the daily rituals of Sri Lankan Buddhism; the offerings to Buddha images are made three times a day. Devotees place food, flowers in front of the images, lighting coconut-oil lamps, tying prayers written on scraps of cloth to the Bo trees. Richmond Castle is a beautiful example of Indian and British colonial period architecture. Originally a spice plantation mansion, the house is now open to the public. At Palatota, a little inland, is located Richmond Castle, a fine country house in a 42-acre fruit garden estate. Built in 1896, it originally belonged to landowner turned philanthropist NDA Silva Wijayasinghe, the local Padikara Mudaliyar and was used during the British period as a circuit bungalow for officials. This magnificent hybrid of Indian and British architecture was originally a spice plantation mansion, built for the Padikara Mudaliyar, a wealthy regional governor, who copied the plans of an Indian Maharaja's palace designed by a London architect. The audience hall has intricately carved pillars and beams (two shiploads of teak were brought from Burma for its construction), and a spiral staircase leading to a gallery of some fascinating photographs from the time. The house and grounds are open to the public. It makes a good canoeing or bike track with a riverside picnic. Is the home for about 60 elephants, out of which many are baby elephants found, abandoned or orphaned in the wild. Twice a day you may see the elephants being fed and led to the river for bathing. This is the best time to visit. From the sacred city of Anuradhapura and the cave temples of Dambulla, to the magnificent temples and palaces of the royal city of Kandy, royal and sacred cities, colonial strongholds, and temple caves abound. And the Dutch fortification at Galle has the added distinction of being a living World Heritage Site. Brief developed since 1929, is the house and garden of landscape architect Bevis Bawa. Bevis Bawa died in 1992. It is a hillside garden with excellent views and many sculptures - both by Bevis himself and other artists. The estate was formerly a rubber plantation. Sinharaja Forest is the last remaining portion of rain forest of the country, the forest has now been declared as a protected area. The forest covers an area of more than 11000ha and is now a World Heritage site. Madu Ganga, is a beautiful inland lake on a river near Balapitiya. Cruise leisurely through the mangroves and islands. Out of about 200 minerals that are classified as gemstones, around 75 varieties are found in Sri Lanka, making this small island one of the most important geographic locations in the world of gemstones. The gem-mining centre of Sri Lanka is centred in Ratnapura.Many of the prominent gem dealers in Sri Lanka operate from this town.
  • OTHER

    After an exhausting day resting on a palm shaded hammock or taking a lazy stroll along the beach, cool down in the infinity edge pool and Jacuzzi under gentle swaying coconut trees whilst gazing out at the Indian Ocean. Stroll across the garden to the palm fringed beach and bathe your toes in the sparkling sea...heaven.