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Colonial Charm By The Beach



No 46, De Alwis Place, Dehiwala


It is a old colonial bungalow made available for guests to enjoy a truly Sri Lankan homely experience pampered by two devoted house keepers who have resided for over 35 years.

The property is conveniently located in Dehiwala, extremely close to the beach. 4km to Mount-Lavinia. Its very much a beach location.


De Alwis place is off Galle road. The lane is next to the Abans showroom, opposite Concord Grand Hotel. The lane is sandwiched between the Galle Road and the beach. Marine drive is just 1 km before the property.

Other attractions:

Turtle Conservation Project
Sri Lanka Airforce Museum
Puppet Museum
National Zoo
Asian Gems and Jewellery
Gal Vihara Temple
Seafood on Mt Lavinia Beach
Beach Wadiya, Wellawatta
Yaal, Indial vegetarian restaurant
OZO Colombo, Wellawatta
Marine drive for beach, sunset, drinks and food

About the property:

A double bed room...simply and beautifully decorated to give it a homely and comfortable experience. It accommodates two adults.

Wi- Fi and hot water are free. The room comes with a mini library for those who enjoy reading. The guests are given a key, so that they can get about freely at any time. Two house keepers and a dog resides in this premises.


Breakfast is on the house and will warmly serve you the best of traditional Sri Lankan food.

House Keeping: 

Linen and towels are provided and changed 
every 3 days for long term visitors.

Airport pick up:

Airport pick up can be arranged for US$ 21 (Rs. 3000) and RS 300 for the highway toll. Payable in Sri Lankan rupees to the taxi service directly . 
please send passenger names and flight information.

Check in and check out:

Check in time is flexible subject to the previous days booking. Check out time is 12 noon. We can keep your luggage for you to collect later.

Guest Access

You will be provided a set of keys so that you can get about freely. The house keeper Leela too will be available to assist you anytime.

Interaction with Guests

We do not live at this location, however our housekeeper Leela has been living here for over 35 years. We are just a phone call away for anything you need. Welcome to our ancestral home.

The Neighborhood

It is a residential lane close to the coast. There are a few apartment construction taking place on top of the lane. The surrounding neighborhood is calm and quiet.

There is a children's' home run by World Vision for deserving children close by.

Getting Around

Central bus stop and Railway station is 1 km away. (Station Road, Dehiwala)
The most convenient way to get about is on a tuk tuk. You are able to get a tuk tuk on top of the road. Also you can download the mobile app (Pick me) which allows you to call the nearest tuk tuk available.

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