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VILLA DE ZOYSA

Yoga White House

SRI LANKA - SRI LANKA, GALLE, BOOSA

Treat yourself to a yoga holiday. Relax and rejuvenate in the third generation ancestral home, at Villa de Zoysa, Sri Lanka. This magnificent villa was built by a wealthy aristocrat, who made his fortune in the early part of the last century. With acres of coconut palm trees, and contemporary British architecture, the property retained in the de Zoysa family ever since it was built in 1927, is unique on the coastline. This property is unmatched in the south of Sri Lanka. It has been aesthetically maintained, with its large collection of original antiques and art and crafts, polished hardwood beams and plenty of open courtyards, terraces and passageways for you to relax in.The villa has the unmistakable, intimate atmosphere of a large colonial home, with the resident owner hosting your stay.

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SPIRIT to discover
DEVINDA DE ZOYSA
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ANCESTRIAL HOME & YOGA ABODE

VILLA DE ZOYSA

SRI LANKA, GALLE, BOOSA

Yoga White House

Villa de Zoysa - the ancestral home is run by owner Devinda de Zoysa, grand son of founder and his friendly dogs!

Photo: Villa de Zoysa

SPIRIT to discover

DEVINDA DE ZOYSA

Villa de Zoysa - the ancestral home is run by owner Devinda de Zoysa, grand son of founder and his friendly dogs!

It was built in 1907 by a wealthy aristocrat and has remained in the De Zoysa family ever since. The family made there fortune in the early part of the last century. With acres of coconut palm trees, and contemporary British architecture, the property retained in the de Zoysa family ever since it was built in 1907. It is truly an exceptional villa and known to everyone in the area as “The White House, Yoga”!

This family heritage helps to Devinda create a friendly and relaxed yoga and beach retreat that will leave you energized and revitalized.

As you approach from the road, up the driveway from your weary travels you know you have arrived at an exclusive private villa, which is rare and unrivalled in the south of Sri Lanka. The villa stands tall with its Greco Roman white columns set within a facre garden. It has been lovingly maintained, with its large collection of original antiques, art and crafts. There are polished hardwood beams and plenty of open terraces and sunlight passageways for you to relax in.

In the evening the frangipani flowers start to give a soft scent and once the stars come out the garden starts to twinkle with the fireflies. The villa has the unmistakable, intimate atmosphere of a large colonial home, with the resident owner hosting your stay.

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