How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
TravelPod Member ReviewsCasa Colombo
Loved this hotel, extremely glamorous, if a few eccentricities at times
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There's a pagoda beside the jetty of Philipkutty Farm that has a view I'd be happy to call paradise, and when I emerge from our cottage at 6.30am our yoga teacher, Surdeep, is setting up mats in it facing the lightening sky. I walk over to him and introduce myself in the quietness of the morning and he takes hold of my arm and looks at me …
We spend the afternoon sat out by the pink pool with the contents of our minibar while Ibizan chillout beats are pumped out for our sole benefit.
About 5.30 we hop into a tuk tuk and take the ten minute drive to the famous Galle Face Hotel, where our concierge has reserved us a table at their pool bar to watch the sun set into the Indian …
Walking through the centre of Colombo is a draining experience in more ways than one. Not only is it ferociously hot - much more so than Kerala - and incredibly humid, but I have aching legs and stomach muscles after yesterday's yogic exertions. Surdeep really took it to another level.
But the indulgence of Christmas, combined with the …
Can you understand a country without visiting its capital city? Even though I may not be a fan of Berlin and prefer Glasgow to Edinburgh, I tend to think not. Plus all the novels I have been reading - I bought three more whilst out there - were set mainly in Colombo. So I had to visit. The Lonely Planet, in characteristic hyperbole, lauds the re-birth of the central Fort district, much affected by bombings during the troubles, and exults in the madness of the ...
... waves outside the break point. Getting out, challenge two! You have to time it right to be able to swim back so that the waves do not crash on your head or pummel you around. I thought I had left enough time between waves but as I was swimming, the surge was pulling me back! Desperately I turned around and saw a huge wave (again in my world!) coming for me. A friend next to me said, 'you going to have to duck under it' so taking a deep breath that is what I did! ...