The only privately owned island in Sri Lanka, Taprobane was built in the 1920's by the eccentric English Count de Mauny as his dream home. It was subsequently owned and visited by various artists and celebrities including Robin Maugham, Paul Bowels, Arthur C. Clarke, and Peggy Guggenheim.
Its Palladio - style house is on the highest point of the 2-acre island with sweeping views of the bay and fishing village...nothing lies between it and the South Pole. The house is planned around a central hexagonal halls and surrounded by large verandahs
And terraces, it is a fantasy experience in outdoor living, perfect for honeymooners, families and anyone wanting to experience island life.
PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Products & Services :There is a staff of 6 to look after the property and guests. There are 4 bedrooms + 4 bathrooms and ample verandahs. An elegant 4-bedroom home with direct access onto one of the finest beaches in Sri Lanka, formerly the tropical retreat of an American artist, it is now nominated as one of the top 20 villas in the world.
Normal Check-in Time is 12.00 noon and Check-Out time is 11.00 a.m. Earlier Check-in Time or later Check-out time could be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.