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Lighthouse Street 42


Welcome to exquisite Lighthouse Street 42, a 4-bedroom property in Sri Lanka.

This gorgeous property combines traditional-style bedrooms with modern en-suite bathrooms. There are luxurious loungers and terrace spaces where the guests can relax, enjoy breakfast, and chat.

Initially, 42 Lighthouse Street bore witness to the daily life of a prosperous Dutch merchant and his wife. Today, this distinguished 4-room private villa, nestled in the very heart of the historic Galle Fort, stands as a testament to a bygone era, providing an exquisite blend of the privacy and serenity of a personal holiday sanctuary while also offering the luxury and amenities reminiscent of a boutique hotel.

Within this timeless villa, one discovers a symphony of elegantly appointed living spaces meticulously designed for intimate and chic gatherings. Whether you choose to unwind on the charming outdoor verandah, sipping a refreshing drink while observing the ebb and flow of the world passing by, or ascend to the clandestine sky terrace, where you can bask in the warm glow of a romantic sunset, casting its enchantment over the formidable ramparts of the Fort and the boundless expanse of the Indian Ocean.

42 Lighthouse Street, an emblem of refined living and captivating history, invites you to embrace a luxurious, tranquil escape where the past and present offer an unparalleled experience.

Lighthouse Street 42 is very close to some of the region's most celebrated historic landmarks like Galle Fort, the Dutch lighthouse, and the weaving streets of the old town. A short walk will bring guests to fabulous beaches like Galle Fort Beach. Golden sands and the vast turquoise Indian Ocean fringed by tall swaying coconut palm trees remind guests of the region's tropical climate and stunning natural beauty.

Lighthouse Street 42 has been lovingly restored to retain the charm and grandeur of a bygone era while delivering modern amenities that add so much to a vacation. Each of the luxury bedrooms has air conditioning and free WiFi. The bedrooms have dark wood accents and antique furnishings that complement the spaces. The bathrooms have contemporary finishes with sleek tiling and spacious walk-in showers.

Each bedroom has a robe and slippers. In addition, the rooms have a desk and safety deposit box. Some of the bedrooms have patios, too. Guests can enjoy a continental or English breakfast on the terrace each morning.

A visit to the town of Galle offers so much. The beaches are among the most celebrated aspects of any vacation to this Sri Lankan southern shore. Picturesque small beach communities provide surfing, swimming, and snorkeling. If you long for whale watching, Mirissa is the beach to visit.

There's a long history of well-being in this corner of Asia. Yoga, meditation, and holistic spa therapies are part of the vacation experience. For guests who want to be part of a local event, visit Galle International Cricket Stadium, a short walk from the Hotel. It's one of the most relaxed and civilized sporting events ever.

Galle is a small town with lovely shopping, dining, and much history. You can stroll between all the key landmarks, stopping for fabulous dining or cocktails. 42 Lighthouse Street is that sublime property plugged into the beating heart of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, allowing guests to immerse themselves in a world filled with the rich flavors of Asia.

All bedrooms at 42 Lighthouse have AC, an en-suite bath with a rain shower, sustainably sourced toiletries, towels, bathrobes, filtered drinking water, and a bedside worktable with a chair. Each room can be provided with the following amenities on request. The rooms Arie & Eva have TVs.

Bedroom 1: Eva - Superior Bedroom, Second Floor, Master Bedroom, Queen-Size Bed, Wardrobe, and Adjustable Blinds.
Bedroom 2: Arie - Superior Bedroom, Second Floor, Garden View, Queen Size Bed, Wardrobe, TV, Balcony, and Adjustable Blinds.
Bedroom 3: Hendrik - Deluxe Bedroom, Second Floor, King-Size Bed, and a Wardrobe.
Bedroom 4: Willem - Classic Bedroom, Queen-Size Bed, Direct Access to Garden, Wardrobe, and an En-Suite Bathroom.

• Air conditioning
• Ceiling fans
• Free WiFi
• Shared lounge/TV area
• Designated smoking area
• Room service
• Breakfast
• Furnished terrace
• Walking distance to the beach
• Historic location
• Towels
• Bidet
• Free toiletries
• Bathrobe
• Hairdryer
• Entertainment and family services
• Board games/puzzles
• Daily housekeeping
• Fire extinguishers
• Smoke alarms
• Wardrobe or closet
• Outdoor furniture
• Terrace

• Bicycle rental
• Cooking class
• Tour or class about local culture
• Bike tours
• Walking tours
• Snorkeling
• Packed lunches

• Diving
• Canoeing
• Fishing

• Entertainment area and bar counter
• Indoor and outdoor dining areas
• Patio with seating
• Pantry
• Staff on assistance
• Iron and ironing board
• Laundry service(chargeable)
• Doctor on call

Beautiful Sri Lanka has become the jewel in Asia for travelers looking for a unique and tropical vacation. The southern coastal region around the historic and picturesque Galle is a fascinating destination, combining magnificent beaches, a tropical hinterland, and much history and tradition.

Well-being is a feature of life in Galle, with yoga, meditation, and holistic therapies available around the pretty beach resorts. If you enjoy action-packed leisure, hire bikes and travel across paddy fields or cycle along guided trails surrounded by lakes covered in fragrant lotus blossoms.

The tea plantations are amazing for anyone interested in the noble art of afternoon tea. Equally, the cinnamon and spice gardens are divine. Whether you are sampling one of the gorgeous seafood curries or eating some fabulous street food, the flavors of Sri Lanka are rich and unforgettable.

Galle Fort is one of the key focal points of interest. Walk the ramparts at sunset and watch as the ocean is bathed in a golden light. This 17th-century building is the place for optimum coastal views. The sleek white Dutch lighthouse is the sentinel that overlooks the turquoise ocean and is one of the most photographed features on this coastline.

If you are keen on surfing, Galle and the beaches around Weligama and Kabalana have established themselves as the premier Asian destination to catch a wave. There are ultra-cool surf communities with laid-back beach bars where locals and visitors hang out.

Sri Lanka is a youthful and vibrant nation with a rich past. It's a country that values its natural beauty and welcomes visitors who long to experience not just the wonderful climate and heavenly beaches but also those who want to learn about this great nation's ancient and spiritual past.

Welcome to the majesty of Lighthouse Street 42, where an exceptional vacation experience awaits in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the rainforests, cycle through the lush lowlands, sip tea under a shady coconut palm, and sample the rich, spicy flavors of this diverse and compelling destination.

• Magister Square - 250 m
• National Maritime Museum - 250 m
• Galle Fort - 250 m
• Army Park - 250 m
• Galle Fort National Museum - 250 m
• Galle Lighthouse - 350 m
• Mahendra Amarasooriya Park - 350 m
• Galle Fort Clock Tower - 450 m
• Dharmapala Park - 650 m
• Whale watching at Mirissa - 27 km
• Galle Fort Beach - 300 m
• Lighthouse Beach - 350 m
• Mahamodara Beach - 1.3 km
• Bonavista Beach - 2.1 km
• Rumassala South Beach - 2.2 km
• Galle Railway Station - 800 m
• Katugoda - 2.7 km
• Hikkaduwa Bus Stand - 18 km
• Koggala Airport - 12 km
• Ratmalana International Airport - 95 km


Galle, Sri Lanka


  • Bedroom(s): 4 ( Sleeps 8 )
    1 King, 3 Queen
  • Bathroom(s): 4
    4 Toilets
  • General facilities: Ceiling Fans, Wifi
  • Indoor facilities: Air conditioning, Luxury Finishes, TV
  • Outdoor facilities: Private Terrace
  • Services: Breakfast included, Concierge Service, Daily maid service, Linen provided, Towels provided
  • Access: Stairs


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    • Type: Villa
    • Sleeps: 8
    • Bedroom(s): 4
    • Bathroom(s): 4
    • Board: Self Catering
    • Long term rentals: No
    • Pets: No
    • Children: Yes, great for kids
    • Wheelchair: No
    • Eldery or infirm: Not suitable
    • Holiday type: Family, Walk to Beach