Villa Cleo is a five-bedroom villa designed by the late Geoffrey Bawa. The villa boasts an open plan living area comprising the dining area and sitting area. The area overlooks the spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. The villa is spread across three levels, all with fabulous views of the pool, garden, beach and the ocean beyond. It also provides direct access to the beach which is seasonally safe for swimming and surfing. The villa is supported by tall pillars across its frontage, providing a huge living area where guests can dine and also enjoy the views and breeze from three sides.
All the five bedrooms of Villa Cleo are air-conditioned and have en-suite bathrooms. Bedroom 5 also has the TV room with Satellite TV and has a table tennis table in an adjoining room. All five bathrooms have indoor showers while two also have outdoor showers. Beautifully decorated and carefully fitted with all modern amenities, the villa offers a very laid-back feel. The beach seems to be a natural extension of the garden and pool, is quiet and charming, and can be accessed from the foot of the garden. The swimming pool is built to overlook the ocean and meals can be enjoyed indoors and around the pool. There is also a BBQ in the garden which is ideal for sunset meals.
Villa Cleo is serviced by an in-house chef who is well-trained to prepare local and western meals in the fully fitted kitchen. The villa is also serviced by a housekeeping, gardener and maintenance staff. Guests travelling with kids and toddlers will find the villa to be extremely child-friendly. At the time of booking, baby cot and baby sitting services/nanny can be arranged. Apart from spending time on the beach, the guests can also enjoy excursions to Kalametiya bird sanctuary, Yala Safari Park and the beaches around Tengalle. Villa Cleo team can also organise boat and fishing trips.