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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights and really enjoyed our stay. It was nice to chill out by the pool after some days of travelling around. The owners are fantastic and helpful with any advice for what you want to do in Sri Lanka as well as having some excellent food in the eating area. Reason for 4 stars and not...

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights, in the 3rd room. Everything was perfect! Big room, big bed, air conditioning and a fan, huge bathroom. Free Tuk Tuk service is great. The grounds are lovely, nice pool, hammock and its peaceful, quiet and relaxing! The best bit for me though was the food. We ate there every night...

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Relaxing, beautiful, charming,... Incredible familiar place surrounded by nature. This family make you feel like home. The homemade food is delicious. We came to Sri Lanka to relax and we are surprised of the beauty and peace. It's a pity we Only stay here for a nigth. If I ever come back to Sri Lanka, I will spend a whole...

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Chrishan S, Owner at Villa Gaetano, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for sharing your feedback following your visit to Villa Gaetano (Melani+ Chrishan's Home) Unawatuna. We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us as your home and enjoyed our warm hospitality, our small staff & our services. We will sure to be sharing your valuable review with our small team. Whilst thanking...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Villa Gaetano was so great to us! We loved every moment we had there! The most friendly and caring staff, immaculately clean rooms, beautiful grounds and a pool!! Great food every time. 10/10! Thanks!

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Chrishan S, Owner at Villa Gaetano, responded to this review

Dear Sir & Madam, Thank you for sharing your feedback following your visit to Villa Gaetano (Melani+ Chrishan's Home) Unawatuna. We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our warm hospitality, our small staff & our services. We will sure to be sharing your valuable review with our small team. Whilst thanking you...

Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We booked 1 night at Villa Gaetano but decided to stay one more because it's such a beautiful place! It was actually the most beautiful hostel we stayed at during our travels in sri lanka. The room and bathroom are very spacious, clean, modern and nice. The best thing is the huge garden in front of the guesthouse. The hosts...

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Chrishan S, Owner at Villa Gaetano, responded to this review

Dear Sir & Madam, Thank you for sharing your feedback following your visit to Villa Gaetano (Melani+ Chrishan's Home) Unawatuna. We are truly delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our warm hospitality, our staff & our services. We will sure to be sharing your valuable review with our small team. Whilst thanking you for...

Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

The hospitality and personal touch Melani and Christian offers is more than anyone could ask for. First, the place is amazing. Sure, it's not by the sea, but this is what makes it so special. There is all the space in the world it feels as if you have the whole villa to yourself. The pool and hammocks makes it...

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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for four nights and had a fantastic stay. The hosts Melanie and Chishan gave us a warm welcome. The room was huge and clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The guest house is within the mangroves. It's quiet but you need a Tuk Tuk to go to the beaches. A free Tuk Tuk service is...

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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

It is not located in front of fhe beach (much better!!) But they have a tuktuk that can take you wherever you want in Unawatuna so everything is easy to access! The fact that they are far from the road is cool because ot is quiet. The rooms are clean and spacious, the quality of the service is the best...

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Chrishan S, Owner at Villa Gaetano, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Ayubowan! Thank you for this wonderful review of Villa Gaetano (Melani+Chrishan's Home). We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the Food and other services. Specially our Tuk Tuk service to the beach! We hope that you will be back to Villa Gaetano for an even more amazing holiday than the...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The Villa is situated in a beautiful big garden next to a big pond (plus a nice swimming pool). Although it is a bit outside of town (should take about 15 minutes to walk), we were really happy about the quietness of the Villa, in particular as there was a busy Buddhist festival (including elephants) going on during our stay...

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Chrishan S, Owner at Villa Gaetano, responded to this review

Greetings from Villa Gaetano! Thank you for your heartwarming review, we are absolutely thrilled that you had an enjoyable stay with us, Chrishan our master chef will be pleased to know that you enjoyed the food and that you kept coming back for more.However we are regretful to hear that the water was not warm enough for shower.We sincerely apologize...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Best place if you want to atay a bit apart from the busy coastline.The owner is picking you up for free from and to the beach! I had such a peaceful and welcomed stay in Unawatuna!The garden of the villa is so beautiful and relaxing with all the nature's music. The hosts are very cheerful and nice people!Rooms are clean...

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Chrishan S, Owner at Villa Gaetano, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Ayubowan! Thank you for this wonderful review of Villa Gaetano (Melani+Chrishan's Home). We are so happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the Food and other services. Specially our Tuk Tuk service to the beach! We hope that you will be back to Villa Gaetano for an even more amazing holiday than the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Gaetano - Melani and Chrishan's Home located in the village of Atharagoda, Unawatuna in a fully natural setup in mangroves.We have three large separate rooms ach with balconies, each with attached bathrooms & a refrigerator. All bedrooms are furnished. Melani and Chrishan's Home offers 1 free shuttle service per day to beach at your command. Rare facilities like free cookery class& kitchen facilities also are available on request.Other services: Swimming pool - (10meters long), Internet, frees bicycle, Library, Ayurvedic therapy and yoga, 24 hour safety guaranteed service, spacious garden for playing Laundry service, Airport pickup and Sight-seeing. When you are coming to villa gaetano please turn to Heenatigala Road from near the Post Office and turn again from Mangrove Road and come until you find Aturvedic Village Garden then pass the biggest bridge and left side with a green gate is Villa-Gaetano as we are new and a little place there is a little board with ''Melani+Crishan's Home'' Thank you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Gaetano

Address: Kadolana ''Mangrove'' Road | Atharagoda, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: $59 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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 of 5 bubbles RandDtravellers, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We were staying in rooms 1 and 2 on the ground floor, both of which were lovely but room 1 was much larger with a larger double bed so perhaps worth asking for one of the larger rooms upon booking.”
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“Upstairs rooms with a/c,but all rooms are spacious!”
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