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“A little dip of secluded paradise”
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Koggala, Galle District, Southern Province

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ronitc834
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“A little dip of secluded paradise”
Reviewed July 16, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Karamoja is a beautiful, elegant, secluded and pensive villa just outside the Village of Habaraduja in southern Sri Lanka.

The Villa itself is spacious and luxurious, with elegant minimalist wooden adornment decorating a pristine white aesthetic. The rooms are marvellously maintained, with the bathrooms being especially well designed. The feeling one gets is of staying in a high end luxury hotel. Furthermore, there is a large seating area and a dining table overlooking the picturesque Koggalla Lake. For further relaxation, one may look to the modestly sized infinity pool just behind the house.

The Villa has great access to all the attractions of the south coast, most notable the Galle region, as well as Matara and Unawatuna beach. We found it easy to travel by bus or took took anywhere, as the prices were fairly reasonable (after, of course, some haggling) A train station is also very close for travel further up the country, Kandy or Colmbo for example. Also of note is a boat safari around the Koggala Lake adjacent to the Villa (theres a small pier in the villa itself that leads to it) with attractions including Cinnamon Island, Spice Island, a buddhist temple, fish massages, and so on...

Karamoja is taken care of by a staff of two _ Prasad and Dimity, who are simultaneously caretakers, chefs and managers. Should you choose to take your meals at the Villa, Prasad will treat you to a truly decadent selection of his culinary repertoire, from expertly cooked continual omelettes straight through to mouth watering Ceylon Curries. His expertise and versitality extends on to purely vegetarian meals and dishes as well.

All in all, the vacation we took was made very special by our stay in this lovely little abode away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The charm of the south coast combined with the elegance and classiness of the Villa definitely left us hungry for another visit.

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Galle, Sri Lanka
Reviewed March 24, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

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