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12 guests3 bedrooms9 beds3.5 bathrooms
12 guests
3 bedrooms
9 beds
3.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the villa to yourself.
Sparkling clean
3 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Hiddenside "Heritage meets Nature" in the purest form.

The Villa is situated between Sigiriya and Habarana and central to all heritage sites. A serine place to avoid busy town centres.


Laptop-friendly workspace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
3 single beds,1 sofa bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed,1 single bed,2 sofa beds


Step-free access to the bedroom
Extra space around bed



29 reviews
Richenda User Profile
December 2019
Amazing house, brilliant new pool, excellent location and super helpful hosts. Definitely have your meals here too as the food is delicious. Whilst there we visited the nearby national park and saw lots of elephants, the cave temples at Dambulla, and the amazing Sigiriya whilst…
Heather User Profile
August 2018
This home is something special. It is a little off the beaten track but if you don't mind that the reward is a quiet retreat with wonderful Sri Lankan home cooked meals and a homely welcoming feel. We came as a family with 3 children . There is lots plenty of indoor and…
Paul User Profile
Response from Paul:
Hi Heather and family Thank you for an encouraging review. Hope to see you again Tc
August 2018
Simon User Profile
August 2017
100% Perfect. Paul and his team are totally on point, the house is set deep in the jungle, a fantastic hideaway for sure. Really surprised that the place had great wifi, the food we had was truly the best. Super house, lots of detail has been thought of. A Very chilled get away,…
Prinda User Profile
May 2017
Paul's place was fantastic. It was spacious, clean and comfortable. The staff also provide excellent service.
Paul User Profile
Response from Paul:
Thank you for your encouraging review. Also if you could do us a favour by adding a review with TripAdvisor will be great. Can you please send me your email address then I can forward it to Tripadviser, Thank you again Paul
May 2017
Paul User Profile
April 2017
It was great to stay at Paul's place. The location was perfect for visiting Sigiriya. Paul was very welcoming right from the start. It was plenty big enough for 2 families with 10 people in total. There was lots of outside space for the kids to run around. Paul could not…
Cornelis User Profile
March 2020
We would really loved our stay at hiddenside. Away from the big crowds, taste-full diner and all facilities for our self’s. Our 4 years old son really loved it as well. The serenity and nature was amazing! Thanks for the hospitality and good service of Selvi and Silva. We would…
Morgan User Profile
December 2019
Incredibly peaceful, clean and beautiful place. A few kilometers from town, so feel distanced from the noise/busy feeling that comes along with it. Selvi & Selva were incredibly welcoming and hospitable and every meal we had prepared by them was delicious. Selva’s dog Chelsea…

Hosted by Paul

United Kingdom, United KingdomJoined in March 2015
Paul User Profile
31 Reviews
Interaction with guests
The staff of Hiddenside and friendly neighbours will help and guide you during your stay with us. We will ensure that you will be looked after, feel as you haven't left home. Our staff will be yours.
Languages: English
Response rate: 83%
Response time: within an hour
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Habarana, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 13:00 - 22:00
Checkout: 10:00
13:00 - 22:00

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets