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The official top nine
Private Villas in Asia

A luxurious private villa that comes with its own discreet staff is the perfect solution for families, couples looking for the height of privacy or groups of friends who need to recharge and truly relax. Ampersand have got some fantastically stylish options in Indonesia filled with local curios. Sri Lanka offers families great value in extremely well-appointed properties, steps from powder-soft sandy beaches. Here are our top 10 favourite exclusive-use villas to rent in Asia:

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Sira Beach House

  Sira Beach House is one of our Top Ten Private Villas in Asia. For those looking for a charming and rustic beach break Lombok is a great choice, but forget what you...

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20 Middle Street

  20 Middle Street is one of our Top Ten Private Villas in Asia. It doesn't get much better than 20 Middle Street boutique hotel in terms of location, history, integrity of the refurb...

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The Anandita

  The Anandita is one of our Top Ten Private Villas in Asia. The embodiment of 'tropical paradise', this fantastic four bedroom villa is shrouded in luscious gardens and colourful flowers – frangipani, bougainvillea...

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Habaraduwa House

  Habaraduwa House is one of our Ampersand's Top 10 Secret Gems, Top 10 Private Villas in Asia and Top 10 Venues for a Wedding or Party Originally built in 2001 but completely re-designed and renovated in 2011...

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Malimbu Cliff Villa

  Malimbu Cliff Villa is one of our Top Ten Private Villas in Asia. This luxury four-bedroom villa is a fantastic choice for those who want total seclusion, utterly sublime views and chic,...

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Lansiya

  Lansiya is one of our Top Ten Private Villas in Asia. This delightful property rests on a promontory overlooking one of the prettiest beaches in Sri Lanka. The property comfortably sleeps 10 people:...

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Villa Mary

  Villa Mary is one of our Top Ten Private Villas in Asia. Villa Mary is part of the Pantai Lima Estate comprising of five luxury villas built by a local architect and...

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Villa Sapi

  Villa Sapi is one of our Top Ten Private Villas in Asia. Austin Powers, eat your heart out!  The five-bedroom Villa Sapi is a masterpiece of design backed by white sand Sira...

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Cove House

  Cove House is one of our Top Ten Private Villas in Asia. Perched above a spectacular white sandy bay with views across coconut palms and turquoise waters, Cove House is a stylish beach...

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Client Testimonials

So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
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Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
I would recommend Ampersand without any hesitation!!! The best travel agent that I’ve ever had dealings with. Everything – from the individual care and attention in helping to plan the trip, through to the efficiency of the agents on the ground in India – was handled brilliantly. An absolutely first-class service all round.
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