Thambili House is a 300 years old villa recently restored and has 2 double bedrooms and 1 family bedroom all located on the upper floor. Bedrooms are well furnished with Genuine Antique Ebony king sized four-poster beds & air-conditioning. The Master Bedroom opens to a Terrace with sea views. And the family room opens to a Terrace with Pool and Lighthouse views. Thambili House has a dedicated Butler to look into Guest’s comfort.
The House has dining rooms located on the ground floor, opening in to an inner courtyard with a Romanesque swimming pool. The in-house chef is specialized at preparing local and western favourites, including mesmerizing BBQ nights upon request.
Recently restored by a protégé of the renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa into a boutique villa. This two-storied, spice merchant’s house is designed with uneven walls and cut cement flooring. Interiors are tastefully decorated with 16th, 17th and 18th Century Genuine Antique Ebony and Calamander Furniture and contemporary local art. The three bedrooms are fully air conditioned
Access and amenities:
· Swimming Pool
· Open kitchen for guest use
· Fine Dinning
· In-house Chef
· Personal Butler services
· Laundry service
· All rooms are on the 1st floor accessible only by stairways
· Free wifi
· Perfect location for hosting an indoor event for small gatherings up to 50 guests.
· Can be used for business events, product launches and company cocktail parties.
· Easy access to the beach
The Thambili House is situated on Rampart street, located within the historic Galle Fort, a protected world heritage site. Approximately 90minutes’ drive from the international airport.30minites by air (Sea plane) from Bandaranayaka airport toGalle Fort Premises, the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built in 1588 by the Portuguese, and then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site for it’s for its unique exposition of "an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries The fort has a colourful history home to a multi-ethnic, multi-religious population and even after 432 years maintains a polished appearance, due to extensive reconstruction work done by the Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka.
The villa’s history dates back to 300 years ago, when Sri Lanka was the world’s only source of prime-quality cinnamon, a Dutch spice trader built a jewel of a house within the fortified port city of Galle.