The interiors have been designed with a balance between aesthetics and
comfort. Drawing on a collection of artefacts sourced from the flea markets of
The Master Bedroom on the upper floor has been exquisitely furnished in period furniture and textiles. In all bedrooms there are large four poster beds, high-thread count linen, mosquito drapes, overhead fans and air conditioning, ensuring you are cool and comfortable in this gorgeous setting. Garden-bedrooms contain large sofas, ensuring comfort for fugitive reading or just watching the birds making their way to nearby Sinharaja.
Seize the day, with an early morning wake up call, coming from the bird song in the grounds and bullocks farming the land. From your bedroom balcony you may see flashes of saffron, as Buddhist monks traverse through the fields on route to temples. Views that have captivated landscape painters around the world.
Antique paving leads from the house down towards the modern manicured tiered lawns and swimming pool.
Set amidst white terraces with loungers and parasols, beneath the benign gaze of a pair of stone elephants, a contemporary poolside pagoda is fitted with fans, blinds and seating, which provide refuge from the sun.
The staff residence is located on the adjacent plot so they can easily be summoned should you require anything. Other than this, the property is private and secluded like an inland island.
When renting the Polheena Estate, you will also have exclusive use of the Tarshush Beach Residence. Situated 10 minutes away from the Estate, this private beach residence reclines onto the sea at the end of Unawatuna bay.
The gated, discreet entrance opens out onto your own private view of the
The rooms and interiors have consciously been given a contemporary minimal make over, in order to enhance tranquility and freedom from conventional distractions.
Located in Galle, in a private boutique beach residence, you will find the beautiful Polheena Estate.
Here, guests are harmoniously integrated with Sri Lanka’s nature, heritage and cultural influences. Polheena Estate provides a platform for a bespoke experience for both individuals and families and is only located a few minutes from the historical town of Galle.
The original house of Polheena Estate was built in the early 19th century and oozes character and charm.The main house, now fully restored, has all the modern day attributes for convenient living whilst at the same time maintaining a sense of authenticity and romance founded from the winds that have blown chapters and versus, into the maritime history of this ancient port town.
The interiors have been designed with a balance between aesthetics and comfort. Drawing on a collection of artefacts sourced from the flea markets of Paris, London and Shanghai to the antique traders of Colombo. Made to measure furniture, from the artisans of the local town have been designed and displayed in an eclectic juxtaposition of heritage and modern, seamlessly mixing elements of style from the East and West.