Villa Olu is located on the beach, a five minute drive from Galle City and Galle Fort.
The Locality of Galle
Galle is a southern province City and landmark in Sri Lanka and is easily located just over one hour drive down the highway from the International airport in Colombo. Galle City has many amenities, restaurants, fruit, vegetable and fish markets. You can also stand and watch the local fishermen trawl their nets in from the sea by hand and watch the catch of the day being brought to the shore.
Galle Fort, Sri Lankan
Galle Fort is an Enesco World Heritage site and is a must for any visitor to Sri Lanka. You are able to walk around the high walls of the fort, and admire the views over the Indian Ocean. The inside of the Fort is a maze of boutique shops, hotels, restaurants and tea shops a plenty.
Next to the fort is the world famous Galle International cricket stadium. This is where the local and international matches are played. The Sri Lankan people have a strong passion for cricket and you can see the locals playing cricket at every opportunity.
Unawatuna is a world famous beach, once voted the best in the world, and is about a 20 minute tuk tuk drive from the villa. You will find beach shops with souvenirs and paintings for you to peruse, an array of beach restaurants that offer fresh cooked casual food.
It is a great family beach as you are able to swim in the sea. At the weekend, the beach becomes a party scene for you to dance the night away.
Yala and Udawalawe National Parks are available in the southern province for observing leopard, elephants, buffalo, bears, deer and boar.
Olu is also well situated for visiting Hikkaduwa, a surfing town fifteen minute drive from Olu, whale watching is available at Mirissa half an hour away.
Transport can be arranged for you during your stay for travelling around or popping out for dinner, we can also arrange airport transfers and island tours.