Apa Villa Illuketia
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... br> Emily and Tom are a couple from New Zealand who live in Melbourne, they are here on their honeymoon and Hannah is an older lady from Germany who is here for some aurvedic treatments, we got chatting with Emily and Tom and as Emily and I really wanted to do some cooking the consensus was to do something together and as Hannah is on her own here we all wanted to invite her along as well. We were a jolly bunch at dinner ...
... It attracts many artists and writers, who all fall in love with the relaxed lifestyle and incredible community. The Fort was built by the Portuguese in 1588, but heavily fortified by the Dutch in the 17th century with walls of granite, coral and ballast from shipwrecks. There are still remnants of the moat later closed by the British. Two portcullised entry gates have ornamental crests above the imposing archways. The height and width of the walls protected the residents from ...
... especially as they don't have to provide food on a Saturday. As we hadn't been there much for the last week it was nice to have some Sri Lankan food and feel part of the family again. Even though we got to Galle you could tell straight away the fort part of it, where we were staying, was soo different from anywhere else we had been so far, colonised with a rather European feel and very little traffic around we could also hear the sea. Arriving at ...
... US. Rob says I'm not allowed to carry any more money. On to a local handicraft centre where people were producing lace and batik and making jewellery. Some amazing lace makers - so skillful. We bought a little batik square with tropical fruit pattern. Next stop a photo opportunity to see some fishermen on stilts which are unique to the area. Not sure how authentic it is - the fish they catch are tiny but it was very colourful with ...
... jumbo shrimp to lobster or if your feeling up to it octopus to parrot fish for the more adventurous! After hearing that parrot fish are a culinary delicacy we decided to try it and we're glad we did, but we probably won't eat it again!
The area surrounding Mirissa has become saturated with hotels and guesthouses, so if your looking for something more private with vast untouched beaches, stay tuned for Tangalle!