Oh! Colombo: Tranquil Waters

May 26 2023.

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In only twenty minutes from Colombo, you can get to a blissful location to enjoy a relaxed few days in Talahena. Tranquil Waters, a gem of a property is a perfect hideaway from the hustle and bustle of Colombo. Tranquil Waters has three bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and a lush garden with a well-appointed 40 feet pool.   All rooms are air-conditioned and have a king-sized bed.  Full-flowing showers and plenty of hot water are available in the toilets.  Each room is equipped with a flat-screen television with cable access. The spacious rooms allow for total relaxation.

Additionally, the villa is tastefully decorated with works of art and an eclectic collection of diverse objet d’art. The uncluttered styling is unique and reflects the personality of the owners. A large roof terrace on the third floor provides an uninterrupted view of the large expanse of the tranquil Negombo lagoon. You can also observe aircrafts taking off and landing.  

At night, the terrace is a delightful space to enjoy a cocktail pre-dinner or a drink of choice post-dinner. 
It is a perfect spot to host people as well as to swing to the rhythm of the music if one wishes. An added bonus at the villa is the listening room and a cinema facility with an extensive collection of movies and music, second to none. Guests could have restricted access to this facility since it is a valuable private collection.  The entire villa has a Sonos audio system with streaming services, which allows you to relax and enjoy your personal choice of music in any part of the villa.

The resident cook prepares the most delicious meals, ranging from local fare to many international specialities. The daily catch brought in by the local fishers means that you savour the freshest of seafood, be it crabs or prawns or the freshest fish prepared to your liking.  The Sri Lankan menus at Tranquil Waters are delicious authentic recipes cooked to perfection. There is also a range of continental cuisine available on the menu.  All meals require to be pre-ordered to enjoy their finest fresh ingredients and cooking. The lagoon crab curry menu is exceptional and a must for all crab lovers.

Opposite the villa is the Negombo lagoon where the water is tranquil most of the year and lends the name to the Villa.  A relaxed boat ride to enjoy the lagoon and the fauna and flora in and around it is also available.

Tranquil Waters offers day outings for limited numbers where special menus are curated for the guests. This too has to be pre-booked and is based on availability and only if there are no guests residing in the Villa. Tranquil Water is only twenty minutes from Katunayake international airport.  It is a few minutes away from Negombo town, should you wish to experience the nightclub and bar scene of its famous strip. Take some time to enjoy the comfort and cuisine and recharge your soul in the tranquil surroundings of Tranquil Waters.

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