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Lakeview Villa, Koggala Lake, Galle

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Pool with a view
Certificate of Excellence
Excellent
72 reviews
Pool with a view
Rear of villa at twilight
Pool and lake viewed from balcony
Sunset over pool
Lounge
Pool & sun terrace
Master bedroom
Reflections on the lake
Master bedroom dressing table
Honeymoon greeting
Balcony view
View across balcony
View from master bedroom ensuite
Master bedroom shower
Pool shower
Sunrise- its worth getting up!
Sunterrace plants
Front of villa
Monkeys by the pool
Bedroom two ensuite
Lower garden and jetty
Master bedroom
TV/games room
Lower garden
Kitchen
Veranda seating
Local transport
Dining area
Front steps
Hammock by the pool
Garden swings
Balcony side view
Bedroom 3 ensuite
Right hand side of garden
Sunterrace greenery
Sunset from balcony
Letting off steam!
Front of house
Lower garden in front of the pool
Garden room ensuite
The garden room
Peacock on the gate post
Antique chest
Kingfisher in action
Rear of villa
Side of house viewed from garden
Garden
Koggala beach
Villa from the lake
Bed 2
Bed 3
Bed 3 mirror
Wall Lizard
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Overview
Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Koggala, Galle District, Southern Province
Interaction with guests
We will normally greet guests on arrival and return to say goodbye. During your stay you will be in the capable hands of Sonali & Lasantha, who will be happy to organise everything you need. We are normally only around 20 minutes away and contactable by phone or email if necessary.
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Excellent - based on 72 reviews
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Elie Z
1 review
Reviewed April 24, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Lakeview villa ia by far the best place to spend a vacation in Srilanka. Its location is breathtaking and accessible to an amazing view. The best part of our stay was meeting Sonali and Lathanta. The most helpful, generous and genuine people i have met. Sonali's food is sooo good and lathanta's bbq was delicious. 2 things that could be...

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Management response:

Thank you for the lovely review and we are really happy that you enjoyed the villa and food. Sorry about the lighting- 3 of the pool lights failed at the same time, and the floodlight in the Kithul tree also stopped working after only a couple of months. These have now been replaced. Unfortunately, there is little we can do...

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MattSt
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 30, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Lakeview is a very special place to stay. From the moment of booking communications with Lesley were excellent and very helpful answering all our questions including the important matters of tonic water and lemons! Our transfer from Colombo airport organised by Prageeth, the villa travel manger, was very smooth and comfortable. Arrival at the villa up a very narrow green...

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malky1
Binfield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed March 11, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

We have spent time in villas in many parts of the world, and Lakeview was equal to all of them . Why? Well it could have been the spacious accommodation , the simple but natural gardens with purple faced monkeys swinging in the trees, the infinity pool shared by the local kingfisher, the coconuts collected for us by the gardener...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
Please do not bring any non guests into the villa without prior agreement. Please respect the laws and customs of Sri Lanka. The villa is in a very quiet and peaceful area, so...
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Bathrooms
    1 Half bath
    4 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Crib
    3 Queens
    2 Twins
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
$489
£350
$3,144
£2,250
Jan 10, 2018 -
Apr 30, 2018
High
3 nights
$489
£350
$3,144
£2,250
May 1, 2018 -
Jul 13, 2018
2018 Low season
3 nights
$349
£250
$2,236
£1,600
Jul 14, 2018 -
Aug 31, 2018
2018 summer season
3 nights
$412
£295
$2,655
£1,900
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $349 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
The area provides plenty to do, whatever the length of your stay. Take a boat trip on the lake, or visit the numerous beaches, where you can enjoy swimming, surfing, snorkelling, diving, watersports, etc. Within 10- 40 minutes from the villa you can go whalewatching, do yoga, a canoe or cycling tour, visit Galle Fort, Koggala Lake, spice gardens, temples, tea plantation, turtle hatchery, get close up with elephants, etc. Further afield are the national parks at Yala, Udawalawe, Sinharaja and many more, but if all that sounds too strenuous, just curl up in a hammock with a book, have a massage or watch the wildlife from the balcony. .
Getting around
Transport, either by tuk tuk or minivan, is easily arranged on request. Please note that access to the property is via a narrow, unmade road/ track with cinnamon plantations on each side. A long, narrow 12 seater minivan can get up the track, but nothing larger. In the event of any problems we will bring guests and luggage the final part of the journey by tuktuk.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Koggala Sea Plane Taxi: 1.2 mi
See Google map for location at the eastern end of Koggala lake. Airport pick-up can be arranged and takes around 2 1/2 hours or you can take the air taxi and land on Koggala lake and be at the villa 15 minutes later
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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