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Villa Shenandoah


Villa Shenandoah

3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Shenandoah’ is the name of the bungalow built as the residence of the famous Swedish writer, photographer, film producer and animal lover, Jan Lindblad in 1980 in the Hanatane mountain range in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Jan Lindblad was known to have had a rare talent as a whistler who could mimic the sounds of birds and other animals.



Wireless Internet
Air Conditioning
Free parking on premises
Cable TV

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM


21 Reviews

Robert User Profile
January 2016
Beautiful location, wonderful staff and lovely breakfast every morning. The nicest place I've stayed in whilst in Sri Lanka, though a little expensive. So best for a treat for a few nights!
Cecylia User Profile
July 2014
The villa was absolutely gorgeous, with amazing views over Kandy. Throughout our stay Dinuk and everyone at the villa made us feel very welcome, bringing us breakfast on our terrace and even inviting us to a family event! All their help arranging transport was also really useful…
Katie User Profile
July 2014
Villa Shenandoah is beautiful. We had a lovely time. The cook is brilliant, I would recommend trying the Sri Lankan good he cooks (they can organise a special menu to be out together), it was so delicious and worthwhile eating authentic Sri Lankan food rather than western. Rooms …
Amber User Profile
May 2014
Villa Senandoah was absolutely perfect! We arrived to Kandy after climbing Adam's Peak earlier that day, so we were exhausted. The villa is very well located, close to the train station, and the owners were extremely kind to pick us up! The view from the villa is lovely. We were…
Nigel User Profile
March 2014
We stayed 5 nights at the villa and will return for one more night after a short trip to Polonnaruwa. We can not recommend Villa Shenandoah more highly. Shamalie, and her son, Dinuk were amazingly gracious hosts- warm, caring and attentive. The staff were wonderful- very professi…
Rebecca User Profile
March 2014
This was one of the best places we stayed in Sri Lanka. Shamalie and her husband made us feel very welcome and the view is spectacular. We had a wonderful meal on our private terrace over looking the hill tops. The peaceful location is well worth the short drive from Kandy in a t…
Jamie User Profile
December 2013
We had a wonderful stay at the villa... Service was good and the setting really warm and homely. The views from the property were fantastic and the overall feeling was one of relaxation and comfort. Thank you Shamilla and co. Jamie

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Sri LankaJoined in October 2013
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30 Reviews
Languages: English, Svenska
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