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Nisala Arana

Nisala Arana – Bentota

LOCATION
Nisala Arana, a stylish Boutique Hotel in Bentota, Sri Lanka, amidst lush greenery and spacious tropical gardens, minutes from the beach. The Doctor’s House, Coconut & Mango Villas offer six beautifully appointed colonial style bedroom suites. The freshwater pool, yoga inspiring gardens and open pavilion where delicious cuisine is accompanied by fine wines, make this Boutique Hotel one of the finest discoveries in Sri Lanka. So, click here to know more about this Boutique Hotel in Bentota, Sri Lanka.
ACCOMMODATION
Nisala Arana Boutique Hotel offers accommodation in three colonial styled luxury villas. Choose from the Grand 150 year old Doctor’s House, the modish and calm coconut suites or the spacious tree top Mango Suites.All rooms are furnished with antiques set against white washed walls and polished cement floors. Please read further details on each villa link below.
Doctor’s House
This Dutch colonial bungalow has been sensitively restored to its former charm and consists of an open column verandah, living room with ornate arches and dining area with central courtyard reflection pond. There is a Master bedroom overlooking the gardens and pool with King Size four-poster bed, antique Almirah, writing desk and chair.A second bedroom offers twin four-poster beds and both bedrooms overlook the inner courtyard lotus pond. The Bathroom is finished in polished cement and features an open air garden bathroom shower. The Doctor’s House has a coolness in its brilliant white walls and soft polished floors and a warmth with its wooden antique furniture, Persian rugs, library and local artworks.
The Mango wing
The elevated suites of the Mango villa offer open views across the gardens and pool. The broad verandah features a rare and beautiful antique balustrade while dramatic Jaffna temple doors create the ingress to both of these spacious bedroom suites.Each room is tastefully furnished with twin four-poster beds, almirah, writing desk, and day bed. The shaded bathrooms featuring a half-wall of windows in Sri Lankan trelliswork can be opened out to create the feeling of living in a tree house. If you want privacy, just pull down the white canvas blinds.The ground floor houses a vintage car collection including an open-top Morris Minor, which can be your transport with driver for trips on request.
The Cocount wing
Named after the beautifully shaped coconut palm that rises from the verandah, this wing has two stylish double bedrooms with large canopied queen beds, antique furnishings and opens to a spacious outdoor tropical garden bathroom. Designed in calm Colonial style with very high ceilings, polished cement floors and ceiling fans to keep you cool.Have morning tea or coffee on the wide verandah. Relax in your planter’s chair and enjoy the gardens and brilliant displays of birdlife. The white washed walls and contiguous gardens truly frame the ambience of the tropics.
DINING
The Pavilion Restaurant offers a distinctive dining experience, one that explores the nuances of the finest Sri Lankan and international cuisines, and with a focus on fresh local produce, exotic seafood and imported fine wines.Sri Lanka chili crab, coconut prawns with mango salsa, seafood platters and homemade ice sorbets are typical on our daily selected dinner menu. Dine in the pavilion overlooking the pool or under the stars with kerosene fisherman lamps around the gardens..
ACTIVITIES & TOURS
Once at Nisala Arana many guests find it hard to leave this magical garden retreat. The area however does have some interesting sites most of which can be done as day trips.Guests can treat themselves to a wide range of relaxing and rejuvenating activities, from natural pools to sunset champagne beach visits. In the comfort of a classic car allow us to show you famous gardens, remote villages, paddy fields, cave temples and charming antique stores.
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