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41 Lighthouse Street

Galle Fort, South Coast, Sri Lanka

41 Lighthouse lies within the heart of Galle Fort steeped in charm, tranquillity and style. This private hideaway is a perfect base to explore the town of Galle or simply laze by the pool, enjoy some alfresco dining and a refreshing gin and tonic.

At a Glance

  • This uniquely designed villa can be privately hired for big family gatherings or a celebration with friends.

  • The villa feautres a billiard room which is great to keep everyone entertained

  • The housestaff are wonderful and will cook a feast of Sri Lankan delicacies for you

  • There are just three suites, all with balconies or terraces

  • 41 Lighthouse is nestled right in the hub of Galle Fort surrounded by many other beautiful heritage buidlings

Beach, Culture, Family, Villa

Insider's View

41 Lighthouse boasts one of the Fort's best pools, perfect for an afternoon dip

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Fantastic location for foodies wishing to be in the hub of Galle Fort!

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

With your own private chef you can decide on your own menu

Charlie Loughlin

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to 41 Lighthouse Street or take a look at our itineraries to South Coast


41 Lighthouse Street is a beautifully renovated 300-year-old Dutch house centrally located to explore Galle Fort, the surrounding beaches, and the vibrant southern heritage.

The house has three suites; two upstairs and one downstairs. The master bedroom contains a magnificent four-poster bed as well as a living area with wonderful teak parquet flooring and a cosy sofa corner.

The other two bedrooms do not have the extended living area, but all three are completed with soft, white linen sheets, fitted mosquito nets, air-conditioning and lavish en-suite bathrooms. The master bedroom boasts a magnificent giant-sized copper-plated bath and an iPod compatible music system.

The four huge open-plan rooms in the main building are split into a library/study, a pool-table room, living area and dining room with bar. Guests can dine on the terrace or inside. The living area’s large couches provide a perfect place to read a book or sip an early evening drink whilst being accompanied by some music courtesy of the iPod compatible stereo.

The whole property is furnished with furniture and artwork hand-picked from Indonesia, Bali, Kerala and Sri Lanka. The kitchen is well equipped. Those who are less culinary-inclined can sit back and let the house staff serve-up wonderful breakfasts and Sri Lankan specialties. There is a well stocked bar and wine list from which guests can order their drinks.

Outside the villa, narrow, winding streets with individual, old world charm, and high ramparts are perfect for romantic evening strolls.


There are just three suites at 41 Lighthouse, two upstairs and one downstairs. Each has a private balcony overlooking the pool and gardens.


The villa contains a library, billiard room and open planned living room with a dining area, perfect for a meal with family or friends. Alternatively step outside and enjoy some alfresco dining on the terrace by the pool. There is a well stocked bar and the housestaff are always on hand to cook up some delicious Sri Lankan cuisine.


Enjoy the privacy of your private villa and the swimming pool and garden area with outdoor sala. On your doorstep the Fort has plenty to keep everyone entertained. Delight in the history of this impressive citadel, shop around for some lovely souvenirs to take home with you and enjoy some mouth-watering food at one of the many delicious restaurants we recommend.

Location & Directions

Galle Fort, South Coast, Sri Lanka

41 Lighthouse Street is located in the center of Gall Fort, just 15 minutes away from the Galle Coast's beaches.

When to go

From May to August the Yala monsoon brings rain to the island’s southwestern half. The southwest has the highest rainfall – up to 4000mm a year. There is also an inter-monsoonal period in October and November when rain can occur in many parts of the island. Colombo and the low-lying coastal regions have an average temperature of 27°C. The sea stays at around 27°C all year. Climatically speaking, the driest (and best) seasons in Sri Lanka are from December to March for the west and south coasts.

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