This is my favourite resort, simple and full of charm, yet elegant.
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Galle and the South Coast, Sri Lanka
The Last House
- Chic villa positioned on Mawella beach provides a seaside escape to barefoot luxury.
- Ideally located for whale watching and leopard safaris in Yala.
- Final example of Geoffrey Bawa's famous brand of architecture.
Facilities includeComplimentary Wifi Outdoor Pool Surfing Private Dining
Seasons in Sri Lanka
About The Last House
The influence of Geoffrey Bawa's famous brand of architecture has placed the Last House on the list of the top six best Sri Lankan Heritage Stays. With fresh white walls, grey polished cement floors and a mixture of antique and contemporary furniture, the Last House boasts a unique and charismatic style. The property is set within stunning gardens and the rooms provide views of the sea or lagoons, highlighting the tropical world of Sri Lanka. The Last House provides its guests with a truly relaxed and serene tropical hideaway in the Indian Ocean, as well as a variety of wildlife, cultural and heritage destinations to explore along the south coast.
As Geoffrey Bawa's final example of his notorious brand of architecture all over Sri Lanka, this 6-bedroomed coastal escape provides space, ventilation and barefoot luxury for guests looking for a private escape in this tropical paradise. In this coastal home, guests can experience luxurious rooms that are open with a quintessential Bawa touch. Enjoy the opportunity for private dining either on your veranda or on the beach, allowing guests to experience an intimate and romantic evening.
The experienced chefs provide a dining experience with delicately prepared fresh, wholesome seafood, yet offer delicious alternatives for those guests who crave more variety. The cuisine at the Last House promises to offer guests a truly authentic flavour of the freshest ingredients to really emphasise the Sri Lankan heritage and culture.
In order for guests to fully enjoy and experience all that this coastal property has to offer, equipment is available for beach games, surfing, cycling, as well as the availability of a small fishing boat for hire to allow guest to explore the surrounding waters, bays, and beaches. The prime location of the Last House lends itself perfectly as a base for tourists to enjoy visits to the nearby stunning wildlife and heritage sites along the south coast.
The Last House is situated at the end of the beautiful, unspoiled Mawella beach. The location of the property is absolutely ideal for guests who wish to combine relaxation, luxury and the opportunity for adventure with local surfing spots on the doorstep. The location is also ideal for wildlife enthusiasts with whale and dolphin watching, the turtle sanctuary and only a short drive to nearby safari parks. Any guests who enjoy a spot of shopping will be satisfied by the nearby Galle Fort and local markets.
How to get there
Accessible by car.
Drive from Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo, to the Last House is 212km and takes approximately 3 and a half hours. The route consists of highway followed by coastal roads. The route does contain tolls.
When to go
Sri Lanka possesses a rather complex climate for such a small island, this is due to it being affected by 2 separate monsoons. however, this means that when one area of the island is experiencing bad weather, another part will have likely have good weather. The weather patterns typically vary on an annual basis. it is generally considered that the best time to visit the South Coast in terms of weather conditions, is from December to March. Humidity is high everywhere and all the time.
The Last House can be booked as a whole property, or as individual rooms and suites.
Travelling with children
Children of all ages are welcome.
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