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The Lake House, Koggala Lake

Tranquil setting across infinity pool to lake beyond
14 reviews
Tranquil setting across infinity pool to lake beyond
Chill by the pool
View from the sitting room.  At night you can hear the sea...
One of the bedrooms
One of the open- air showers
View to the lake
Peace and quiet in the courtyard
Through the front door into the peace and seclusion of the courtyard beyond
Use our tuk tuk for short trips
Ask the fisherman for fish, prawns and crab from the lake
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4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Habaraduwa, Galle District, Southern Province
Luxury, architect designed, contemporary villa on Lake Koggala near Galle in Sri Lanka. Fully staffed with a particularly good cook. Five bedrooms: four double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, some outdoor and a further bedroom which can be made up as a twin, also with en suite. Set around a courtyard and overlooking the lake with a huge swimming pool and a tropical garden, this house is a tranquil spot but close to beaches and the historic town of Galle. Transport to and from airports arranged. A tuk tuk is available for use and more can be hired. Trips of Sri Lanka can be arranged from the villa or it can provide an excellent stop off point before or after a tour of the rest of the island. Snorkelling, swimming, bike rides, body surfing, full surfing, table tennis and boat trips can all be arranged, including boat trips to see... Read more
Listing #HL393250
About the Owner
Gina J
Languages spoken:German, English, French
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Response Time:Within a day
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in March 2018

We booked The Lake House for 6 nights to celebrate my husband's birthday. The stay was absolutely amazing. Ranga and the guys were so friendly and they did a fantastic job. We and our guests loved every minute. The birthday BBQ was a wonderful event, with the food, drinks, cake and fireworks all making it a very special day. All...

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Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Just returned from a wonderful week here. The view of the lake from the house is breathtakingly beautiful and peaceful. The house itself is in a modern but very local style. It's very spacious and the whole living area is entirely open to the elements. Although not air-conditioned, the design of the house is very clever as there is always...

David L
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 April 2016 for a stay in March 2016

This is an exceptionally lovely property set in a tranquil position, set back from the lake, with views to die for. Beautifully presented and spotless, the rooms are a delight to behold all with showers, some outdoors. Staff and food are beyond reproach and the house manager can organise anything required including outside of the immediate house. The Lake House...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (20)
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Kings
    2 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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R 7 933
18 Dec 2018 -
5 Jan 2019
7 nights --
R 102 618
£5 950
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices vary from $3200 a week in the low season to $5950 a week at Christmas and New Year. At certain times of year, we can offer just a room - the usual rate is US$100 a night. Please call for a quote.
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About the neighbourhood
The area near Galle in southern Sri Lanka is one of the prettiest and most popular destinations in Sri Lanka. The pace of life is different, the food is good and the people are delightful. The coast is relatively unspoiled and Galle Fort has been carefully protected to maintain its historic buildings and atmosphere. For those interested in wildlife, Yala national park is not too far away with plenty of game: elephant and leopard in particular. But, even if you just stay at the Lake House, all manner of wildlife will cross your path from giant porcupine to monitor lizards, and the monkeys swing through the trees next to the house and, much to our annoyance, sit on our roof. (its annoying because they can break the tiles!)
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Columbo international airport: 145.0 km
We will arrange to collect you from the airport and return you at the end of your stay. For nearby trips, you can use our tuk tuk and for longer excursions, we can arrange a car with driver.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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