Welcome to Templeberg Villa, Galle Sri Lanka
Ayubowan from your Melbourne, Australia-based Owners Brent Carey, his partner Christopher Shields, and our Swedish-born mother and In-Country Owner & Onsite Manager Karin Jansson and staff!
We are a New Zealand/Swedish expat family, who are continuously restoring our Sri Lanka Villa to its former glory and adding extensions:
- luxurious touches—such as our mosquito-net canopied king size four-poster beds
- Dutch colonial antiques, and a plunge pool and
- exceptional service to make your stay with us relaxing and filled with loving memories.
At Templeberg Villa, Galle Accommodation you will be met by our happy staff who have been with us for more than two years. Friday is our House Manager.
Tricksey is our wonderful cook who has a reputation for making fine curries. Nanya is our trusted house maid who is assisted by Wednesday our capable House Boy. Rajan is our smiling Plantation Manager and Village Elder, who is assisted outdoors in the Gardens by Cashun, Wednesday and Sudu who also drives his own tuk tuk. All of our staff live locally and are active members of their communities.
Accommodation Galle Sri Lanka
Our property is the premier choice for boutique hotels in Galle, Sri Lanka. We combine opulence and luxury with rustic and historical beauty, ensuring that your stay with us is both relaxing and highly memorable. Check out our premium rooms.
Galle and surrounds
Villa Templeberg Accommodation Galle Sri Lanka is discreetly hidden on a beautiful working five acre coconut plantation, located near mangroves, water buffalo, pristine beaches and a Buddha statue in a charming traditional village on the south coast of Galle. It is within easy reach to some of the best beaches in Sri Lanka including white and jungle beaches.
Villa Accommodation Galle Sri Lanka
Our 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom villa and 2-bedroom shared-bathroom bungalow have an interesting history that can be traced back to the mid 18th century.
Dutch Colonial Villa Galle Sri Lanka
Back in 1864 Templeberg Villa was established as a working coconut plantation and some of our coconut trees in the grounds, are well over 150 years old. Today we offer a unique boutique hotel experience, combining our historic architecture with modern hospitality so that your holiday in Sri Lanka is filled with great memories. Templeberg Villa has all the features of a colonial manor house and resembles a Dutch merchants home. For those familiar with Indian Architecture, the property is very similar to Dutch Colonial homes in Kerala, India. Beautiful wood ceiling beams, spacious and airy rooms and views of Sri Lanka’s stunning and vibrant jungles. We are the only boutique hotel where you can see first hand how coconuts are plucked and prepared for market. Our team pride themselves on providing an exceptional level of service so that you, your family or business associates can enjoy your holiday Accommodation Galle Sri Lanka to the fullest.
Accommodation near Galle Sri Lanka
Templeberg Villa is situated a short tuk tuk ride from Galle so there is always plenty to see and do. Experience local cuisine, enjoy the stunning array of local wildlife or visit Sri Lanka golden beaches. Our team can help you with other actives as well including adrenaline filled white water rafting , pampering at local spas or even a once in a life time safari.
Accommodation Galle Sri Lanka outside Galle Fort
Our Sri Lanka boutique hotel is ideal for those looking to escape the city and enjoy privacy, whilst being surrounded by charming features, a friendly and personal service and all the luxuries you would expect. If this is not enough, we also provide stunning and panoramic views of emerald green jungles, beaches and beautiful wildlife.