Family beach front villa overlooking a crystal clear lagoon

Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 10 Guests

The Home

5 bedroom beach front villa
Chef provided

Just as Rudyard Kipling’s timeless poem ‘If’ inspires, so this namesake soothes. Walk along the tropical garden path to the front door soaking up the generous surroundings & take your first glimpse of the beautiful turquoise sea. IF Villa overlook the Indian Ocean offering a soothing embrace to put one at ease.

The soft sandy beach is directly accessible from the private gate & is one of the island’s finest; typically deserted, it’s washed by the warm crystal clear ocean. It’s superb for swimming as it’s protected by an offshore coral reef.

The elegant design of IF was inspired by sketches of beautiful Dutch colonial buildings in Barbara Sansoni’s classic book, Viharas and Verandas of Ceylon. It was the first luxury villa to be built on this stretch of coastline more than 40 years ago.

The interior design echoes the villa’s simplistic build &...

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Home Features

Enjoy the comforts of home and beyond with these distinctive features.

Air Conditioning




Pets Allowed

Building Elevator

Free Parking

Concierge Services


Daily Housekeeping

Onsite Staff

Kids Amenities

All Stays Include

We believe certain amenities should be standard. Every home comes outfitted with these best-in-class essentials for a worry-free stay.

24/7 Support
Professional Cleaning
High-Speed WiFi
Kitchen Essentials
Starter Kit of Bathroom Amenities
Premium Linens and Towels

Home Details

Beds & Bath

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Bedroom 1
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 2
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 3
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 4
2 Single Beds
Bedroom 5
2 Single Beds



Private Parking


Ocean View

Free Parking: On-site

No Pets Allowed

Beach Access


Hair Dryer

Fire Extinguisher

Outdoor Furniture


Outdoor Furniture: Sun Loungers

First Aid Kit

Air Conditioning: Central

Grill: Charcoal

Baby Crib


Daily Housekeeping: Included

Concierge Services

Chef Services: Included

Baby Sitting: Available for additional fee

The Neighborhood

Ancient Buddhist Temple - 9.00 km; Cinnamon plantation - 20.00 km; Nearest surf break - 4.00 km; Reef protected lagoon - 5.00 m; Tea plantation - 13.00 km; Tropcal sandy beach - 1.00 m; UNESCO Galle Fort - 10.00 km

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Things To Know


Payment and Cancellation - 30 Day Policy

Grace Period:

  • Guests may cancel for free provided that: (1) reservation is canceled within 48-hours of reservation confirmation, and (2) reservation was confirmed at least 11 days before scheduled arrival.

Payment Policy:

  • 30 days or less prior to arrival: Guests pay 100% at time of reservation.
  • More than 30 days before arrival: Guests pay 50% at time of reservation, the remaining 50% will be charged 30 days prior to arrival.
  • For guests paying with Points or Cash & Points: 100% of payment of both Cash & Points will be deducted at time of reservation, once booking is verified within 48 hours.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 30 days or less prior to arrival: No refund issued, unless ‘Grace Period’ applies.
  • More than 30 days before arrival: 100% refund.

House Rules

  • Parties not allowed.
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