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Villa Alexandra - Paradise on the Lake

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Villa -
3 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Koggala, Galle District, Southern Province
Villa Alexandra is situated right on Koggala Lake and ONLY a 5 min drive from some of the most beautiful beaches Sri Lanka has to offer. This house will truly make you feel at home. Guests Guests have access to everything in the house. We just ask for you to treat it the same as you would your own.
About the Owner, Jessica W
Languages spoken: German, English, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch
Response Rate: 81 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : May 2014
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
You will always be able to contact me during your stay at my villa. Phone number will be given through your welcome package. If there is any serious issue either myself or someone from my family can drive from Colombo and meet you. Otherwise I just want you to enjoy your stay at my place. Indrani our maid is there to take care of you and if you have any questions or concerns she speaks really good English and can help at any point in time.
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ijtravel
Shanghai, China
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

This house was awesome. We had a group of 7 young gentlemen, and we loved every second of it. The living room was HUGE, and each bedroom was very nice. The maid was outstanding as she cooked us breakfast every morning, helped us book scooters, and cooked several dinners for us as well. The guards were also very nice letting...

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Management response:

Hi Ian, thank you so much for the lovely review and I am so glad that you had a good time at the villa with your friends. Glad as well that you enjoyed the food of Indrani and that overall you had such a positive stay. Hope we can welcome you and your friends back to the villa. Cheers, Jessica

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justin r
Ely, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Great villa, clean and tidy. All the staff were friendly and helpful. Had some lovely meals prepared by Indriana. Would definatly recommend this villa. Thanks

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Management response:

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your stay at the villa and the food :). Glad you got to try some typical Sri Lankan food and that you enjoyed it.Hope that you will visit us again. Cheers, Jessica

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Roger H
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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I have to disagree with the previous reviewer, we found it clean, smart, good location Villa on the edge of Kogalla Lake about 750 from the nearest beach. We spent the recent Sinhala/Tamil New Year break there for three nights and it made a very pleasant place to stay “down south”. Its lakeside location makes it very relaxed and easy...

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Management response:

Dear Roger, thank you very much for your lovely review and we are happy that you had a relaxing time at the villa, as that is pretty much the state of mind we hope all our guests leave with. I am glad your dog enjoyed his/her stay as well :). We do hope that you will visit us again and...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
We allow pets (cats/dogs). However, especially the dog has to be well trained and is not allowed on the furniture.
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
    3 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Twin
    1 King
    2 Fulls
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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.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
£135
US$180
£850
US$1,135
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1 Nov 2017 -
20 Dec 2017
Medium
3 nights
£112
US$150
£708
US$945
£2,864
US$3,825
21 Dec 2017 -
10 Jan 2018
Peak
7 nights
£225
US$300
£1,415
US$1,890
£5,055
US$6,750
11 Jan 2018 -
31 Jan 2018
Medium
3 nights
£165
US$220
£1,037
US$1,385
£4,201
US$5,610
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds 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: £75 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Our neighbourhood will give you a real insight to the people of Sri Lanka. All the neighbours are friendly and ready to help you in which ever way possible. You can walk around and feel completely safe.

The easiest way to get around is by tuk-tuk. Of course if you want to be a bit more adventurous you can always try the public bus.

The villa is located about 15-20 min from the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site Galle Fort. You can roam the streets of the Fort and take in the various architectural differences that date back to the Portuguese and Dutch Colonisation.

About a 10-15 min drive from Villa Alexandra you can visit Unawatuna Beach where you can enjoy various water sports such as jet skiing and diving. Furthermore, the famous Japanese Peace Pagoda is found on the top of the hill...
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Getting around
It is easy to get around with our local transport, such as tuk-tuk. We work with 2 brothers who have tuk-tuks and vans so if you need anything you can just give them a call and they will come and take you around. If you want to be a bit more adventurers you can catch a bus or also jump on the train at Kathaluwa Train Station, which is about a 5 min tuk-tuk ride from the villa.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Private car or van: 180.0 km
Railway: Kathaluwa Train Station: 1.0 km
There are various way you can get to Villa Alexandra.

1. Hire a private vehicle, which we can organize for you. You will be picked up from the airport and taken directly to Villa Alexandra.

2. Take a taxi to Colombo and hop onto a train going down South. Get of Kathaluwa Train Station. Once you reach the train station you can either take a tuk-tuk or walk to Villa Alexandra. Further directions on how to get there will be giving at time of reservation.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.8 km.
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