Wanting to experience a culture vastly distinct from Colombo the commercial capital of Sri Lanka, travellers head to the tranquil region of Jaffna. A preferred choice of accommodation here has been The Margosa Villa. A 19th century mansion refurbished to cater to the needs of the distinct traveller.
Formerly referred to as Fits Pavillion, the Margosa Villa is a spacious lodging suitable for both the visiting family and the solitary guest. The hotel preserves six well-appointed rooms. Each room furnished with timber fittings and polished cement floors is set to indulge its guest. Complete with all amenities including a well-equipped bathroom. Pampering visitors further, four rooms here are geared with outdoor showers.
An opulent home away from home, the Villa boasts of a luxurious dining and living room. Elegantly laid out with antique fittings, the spaces are indeed indulgent. Unwind in airy living room while reading a book and sipping a coffee.
Meal times are a unique experience here. As the dining room is a courtyard and dishes are served and consumed outdoors. catering to the distinct palette, the in house chef prepares both local and western cuisine. A must for the adventurous foodie, an authentic Jaffna meal is a gastronomical delight for the taste buds.
Interpreting an aristocratic Dravidian style, the architecture of the villa is a visual pleasure for the native and the international traveller.