Family vacation to Galle – Villas in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Villa Holidays: Family Vacation To Galle

Planning a family vacation to Galle? Galle is arguably the most popular destination in southern Sri Lanka. Home to some of the best villas in Sri Lanka, Galle is packed with family-friendly places to go and there’s plenty of things to do on your vacation. 

Explore the Dutch Fort – Things To Do For Families

The Dutch Fort stands close to the shore and overlooks the turquoise hues of the Indian Ocean. You can find some of the best villas in Sri Lanka within close proximity to the Fort. Go for an early morning stroll with the kids to catch the stunning view from top and make your way down to the paved streets of inner fort to grab breakfast at one of the restaurants. There is a little bit of magic in the air around cobbled pathways of the inner fort. You can visit the little curio shops to look at charming old pictures, Chinese porcelain and even antique items. There are restored old buildings, restaurants, a museum and a couple of art galleries worth exploring in the area.

Visit the markets near Galle – The kids will love it

Locals source fresh vegetables, fruit and of course seafood daily from the markets. You can browse for colouful and juicy tropical fruit and fresh vegetables at the Old Dutch Market. This market is housed in a 300 year old building with a columned roof. In the morning, go towards the shore where fishermen and women display their silvery catch. If you want to buy some fish for dinner, you can go to the market beyond the cricket pitch.

Hit the beach – Don’t forget your bucket and spade!

What is a holiday in Galle without some time frolicking in the silky sand and salty depths? You can go to the Unawatuna beach to access relatively calm waters and an expansive beach where the kids and run around. Nearby Jungle beach is cooler as the hill and the foliage surrounding the circular beach provided shade from the sun. However, you should get an early start to find good spots at both beaches.

Take a Look at These Luxury Family Friendly Villas in Galle

Mandalay Villa, Koggala
Ivory House, Habaraduwa
Number 79, Galle

 

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