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Set in Dikwella near Hiriketiya, this semi-detached villa is 8.1 mi from Tangalle. You can relax by the outdoor pool in the garden in fair weather. The villa is fully serviced by personal butler and private chef.

Towels and bed linen are featured in this villa. All rooms offer sea and beach views. Other facilities at The Boat House include a year-round outdoor pool.

Mirissa is 17 mi from The Boat House, while Koggala is 26 mi away.

The Boat House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 7, 2017

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Fishing

Diving

Beachfront


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Closest beaches
  • Dickwella Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    50 feet from property
  • Hiriketiya Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    2,900 feet from property
  • Bathigama Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    4,950 feet from property
  • Kudawella Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hosted by Elaine Tabitha and Darcy

10
Host Review Score

Elaine Tabitha and Darcy
The Boat House is a luxury 4 bed beachfront semi detached house. Set in over an acre of lush tropical gardens with breathtaking views across Dikwella Bay. The Boat house boasts a 17 metre infinity pool (one of the largest on the south coast) which is shared by our sister villa next door. Each room at The Boat House has been meticulously designed and features over sized rain forest showers and roll top baths. All four bedrooms are en suite with air conditioning and one of the best sea views you will ever see. The living areas are airy and open plan and provide privacy or more intimate areas for family groups and friends to get together on our huge comfy sofas. Free Wifi throughout. Included in the price are our amazing team of staff. Sit back and relax for the ultimate pampered getaway with your personal private chefs, butlers and house keeping. We can arrange days trips, massages, yoga and surfing to make your experience truly stress free. Both our talented chefs have international experience so can create fantastic western or traditional Sri Lankan cuisine. Breakfast is charged at 10USD per person and 3 course chefs dinner is 25USD. lunch and snacks are available too.
The Boat House is our dream beach villa and opened it's doors in April 2017. Since then we have welcomed hundreds of guest from all over the world. The comment we always hear is "wow". The house is simply stunning and the location and views are one of the best you will ever find. The difference with The Boat House is the we and our staff really do care about your holiday. Our staff will go that extra mile to make your stay extra special. Our staff enjoy their jobs and take a huge pride in The Boat House and this has been echoed by 100% of our guests.
Hiriktiya bay, one of the best surf spots in Sri Lanka, is a ten minute walk away Turtles can be seen at Rekawa from April to September (45 minutes) During the season (December to March) whale watching is available from Mirissa (one hour) From the Boat House you can explore the national parks and their abundance of wildlife(2 hours)
Language spoken: English
What's nearby
  • Hummanaya Blow Hole
    2.9 miles
  • Mulkirigala Rock Monastery
    7.5 miles
  • Tangalle Lagoon
    8.1 miles
  • Weherahena Buddhist Temple
    8.5 miles
  • Matara Fort
    10.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant under the mango tree
    0.6 miles
  • Restaurant Dikwella beach resort
    0.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Dickwella Beach
    50 feet
  • Hiriketiya Beach
    2,900 feet
  • Bathigama Beach
    4,950 feet
  • Kudawella Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Mawella Beach
    3.7 miles
Public transit
  • Train Matara Railway Station
    10.7 miles
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Amenities of The Boat House
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Kitchen
Freedom to eat when you want
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Walk-in closet
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Mosquito net
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoors
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
Spa
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Packed lunches
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Activities
  • Beach
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Pool view
  • Ocean view
Building Characteristics
  • Semi-detached
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Miscellaneous
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
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House rules The Boat House takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:30 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 750 is required. The property charges this 14 days before arrival. This will be collected by bank transfer. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by bank transfer, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
$25 per child, per night
3 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
$25 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

2 cribs or 2 extra beds available on request.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform The Boat House of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

A damage deposit of USD 750 is required. The property charges this 14 days before arrival. This will be collected by bank transfer. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by bank transfer, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about The Boat House

  • The prices at The Boat House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The Boat House has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 4 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Check-in at The Boat House is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, The Boat House is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Boat House is 0.7 miles from the center of Dickwella.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Boat House on this page.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at The Boat House on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Boat House by:

    • Car 2h 30min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 2h 30min

  • The Boat House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Beach

  • The Boat House can accommodate this group size:

    • 8 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Guests staying at The Boat House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • À la carte