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Cottage Garden Bungalows

Cottage Garden Bungalows are set in beautiful lush surroundings 50 meters from the Indian Ocean in Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka. Mount Lavinia one of the first tourist resorts in Sri Lanka and the beach is one of the best. During the season, from October to April it boasts of calm seas, a wide beach and during the week an “empty” beach. The numerous restaurants along the sea front offer you a choice of meals from local to Chinese to fusion for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Cottage Gardens Bungalows consist of 5 bungalows. Each cottage is a private unit, air conditioned/fans and includes a verandah, large bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom (air conditioning is optional) The kitchenette is fully equipped with a refrigerator, gas cooker, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery. Also included is wi fi.

The last British governor had his residence here, on a mount overlooking the bay and his lady love was called “Lavinia” hence the name Mount Lavinia. The residence still exists as the Mount Lavinia hotel.

The current owner Mrs. Johanna Dias Bandaranayake is German born and bred but has lived in Sri Lanka for over 50 years. The Bungalows have been in operation for the last 30 years and are always highly recommended by all guests for their simplicity and comfort. Ranjith, the manager for 25 years has been praised for his attention to guests and his ability to make them as comfortable as possible.

Cottage gardens bungalows is the ideal place to start and finish a tour of Sri Lanka. Arrive in Sri Lanka, spend a couple of days on the beach, acclimatize and get ready for your tour. It is also ideal if travelling with children. The gardens offer plenty of space and safety for young children.