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The Lake House, Koggala Lake

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Tranquil setting across infinity pool to lake beyond
Chill by the pool
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4 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
10 guests
3 nights minimum
Villa
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...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 blue whales.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
5 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Gina J
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 20 April 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,...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank KMTDubai
Reviewed 8 April 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....More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank Excursion564937
Reviewed 5 April 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...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank David L
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We went here for a few days to celebrate a milestone birthday. The celebration was spectacular. The garden which borders the lake was lit with candles - a heart in the middle had our table inside. We feasted on lobster and champagne and then had...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Shrewsbury1
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We loved the Lake House - with two young kids it was the perfect escape with wonderful views, calm and peaceful sounds of birds and other animals and fantastic food and staff. Would highly recommend it - much nicer even than the pictures. Close enough...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank FamilyDubai88
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Reviewed 11 April 2015

What an amazing find! We have had such a relaxing stay in such a wonderful setting. Waking up to the view of the lake each morning has been a luxury in itself. Perfectly located for any of the beaches with just a short tuktuk ride...More

Date of stay: April 2015
Thank TheBarlowfamily
Reviewed 24 March 2015

A marvellous tranquil spot within easy reach of all the local tourist attractions. An extremely comfortable house in a beautiful location with fabulous staff and the most delicious food prepared by Chatura the chef aided admirably by the houseman Dikman and his houseboy Bartu over...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank Paris148
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We were two families with 3 kids each and we spent 5 days in The Lake House. The Villa was amazing and the pictures are not fair to the property which is far better. Ranga, the house manager made the stay very pleasant and adviced...More

Date of stay: February 2015
Thank 561vasiliss
Reviewed 13 December 2014

We've just finished a week at The Lake House and it was divine. Superb cooking and wonderfully attentive staff on hand throughout the day. Stunning view over the lake from the pool and lounge. Plenty to do near by though in truth we had to...More

Date of stay: December 2014
1  Thank RR1969-07
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Just returned from idyllic 5 nights at Lake House. This met all our expectations and more. Beautiful house, amazing peaceful location and brilliant staff who looked after us superbly. Food was some of the best we had in Sri Lanka. Perfect place for chilling out...More

Date of stay: April 2014
Thank PJM2005
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
House Swap
A Winter Sun Getaway
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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!)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Lake House, Koggala Lake

The Lake House, Koggala Lake is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

The Lake House, Koggala Lake has 5 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Lake House, Koggala Lake has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Lake House, Koggala Lake must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.