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Villa Kathaluwa ( Room - Nelum )

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Villa 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Sleeps 2 Pets allowed Save
Another view of Main bed room(Nelum) with access to open living barthroom
Another view of Main bed room(Nelum)  with access to open living barthroom
Open Bathroom in Room (Nelum)
Main living area with Dining Table
Villa Butler with Traditional Welcome drink
Living  & entrance to private bar.
Open Courtyard
Common Open Courtyard at the Evening
VillaTennis court in the Garden
Inside Villa BBQ hut
Close view of BBQ hut
Villa Garden
Front view with the tennis court on the corner
Large garden
Koggala lake
View of Koggala lake on evening sun shade
Kathaluwa beach just less than 10 minutes walk
Stilt Fishermen at Kathaluwa Beach
Railway bridge over koggala lake,10 minutes walk
Villa Kathaluwa Cinnamon oil & Tea.
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Koggala, Galle District, Southern Province
Villa Kathaluwa - is a warm, elegant and comfortable old Dutch house which has been carefully restored retaining its gracious charm of a bygone era.

The walls built of coral and limestone by master craftsmen almost two centuries ago remain intact. Tastefully furnished with comfortable classical furniture. An elegant yet informal home. Ideal for couples, families with even little children which lots of outdoor and indoor pay areas for kids. In this villa can sleep 5 adults with two air conditioned main bedrooms.

FREE unlimited wireless internet services available. This 200+ years Old Dutch house has 3 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, a large dining room, large living room with a bar, study and pantry, and an antique kitchen. The house has recently been renovated and decorated to suit today's needs.

Room Nelum is the largest bedroom...
Listing #HL202349
About the Owner, Sanjika A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 12 reviews
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Athens, Greece
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017
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Great location walking distance to the beach in beautiful suroundings. Amazing garden with palm trees and wildlife, clean spacious rooms, 2 outdoors bathrooms, this villa and it's atmosphere is in the reality as good as it looks in the pictures. We were a group of 6 people (surfers), all very pleased by our stay there. Madura, helped us with everything...

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Thank you maria,,, Looking forward to see you guys again.


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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

This is a spacious 2 bedroom villa with a resident helper and cook called Madureh. The owner lives in the property opposite and stays out of your way, although he offered to drive us to the tea plantation nearby for a small fee. It has a lot of colonial charm and if you're looking for something peaceful then this is...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015
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We visited this with our daughter and partner and thoroughly enjoyed our time. The historic villa is comfortable and has some interesting and eclectic design elements. It is within walking distance of a beautiful white sand beach. Sanjika's family and the butler Madura were keen to ensure we enjoyed our stay. Madura was the perfect mix of present but not...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Boat Available
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Private Tennis Court
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
Smoking allowed
Pets allowed
Additional amenities & feature info
- Common Washing machine is available at the property but if you need laundry service, it's available on request.<BR><BR>- Baby sitter is available on request but you have to request the service 24 hours before when you need the service.<BR><BR>- Villa will be cleaned daily.
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About the neighbourhood
Kathaluwa Villa is 15 minutes drive past the UNESCO declared heritage city of Galle. 15 minutes from the turtle hatchery and tea factory where white tea is manufactured. 15 to 20 minutes to Mirissa where whales and dolphin watching excursions can be arranged.During the season a surfing centres available close by.The location is excellent for surfing, snorkelling and deep sea fishing. Plenty of boats available to go out to sea or to cruise around Koggala Lake. You will get a complimentary boat ride to cruise around Koggala lake and cinnamon plantation visit in the Koggala lake and you can rent the our Villa boat.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Bandaranayake International Airport: 160.0 km
Railway: Kataluwa Railway station: 0.3 km
Ferry: Koggala Lake: 0.5 km
Airport pick up and drop off can be arrange on request and 7 seat Luxury van with adjustable seats and air conditioning available. The coach will be kept standby for our guests during their stay at Kathaluwa Villa. You pay only if you use the vehicle and you can book the vehicle from the villa and based on availability.<BR><BR>Easy travel from villa to Galle and and other tourist attractions by local taxi's and luxury vehicles and arrangements can be made upon request. <BR><BR>Sri Lankan Airlines now operate a daily domestic flight to Koggala. From the Koggala Domestic airport it is a 5 to 10 minutes drive to Kathaluwa Villa.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.4 km.
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