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taproban@sri.lanka.net

Experiences to be Treasured

Visit the Island Now ... www.taprobaneisland.com

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 Bowles , Arthur C. Clarke, 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.

Inside Viewthe house is planned around a central hexagonal hall 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.

There is a staff of 6 to look after the property and guests. There are 4 bedrooms + 4 bathrooms and ample verandahs.

Visit the Beach House

 

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