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South Point Cottage- lakefront - totally cut off and only 1 km to the beach

7 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
Minimum stay varies
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South Point Cottage is a 3 bedroom, charming, lake front cottage, an outdoor pool with spectacular views of the Koggala Lake. The cottage is secluded, romantic, serene and peaceful. On two sides of the property is a cinnamon plantation and on another side is the garden of an ancient temple. The temple is quiet and peaceful place in which to meditate. Only a 1 km to the closest beach. Centrally located and a short distance to restaurants, the Galle Fort, Unawatuna and Mirissa beaches, and surfing spots. Ideal for couples, families and friends. Children welcome. Cots and high chairs can be provided. The property is by the banks of the lake. If the children are very small a removable fence can be fitted within 30 minutes around the verandah and balcony. The air conditioned master bedr...South Point Cottage is a 3 bedroom, charming, lake front cottage, an outdoor pool with spectacular views of the Koggala Lake. The cottage is secluded, romantic, serene and peaceful. On two sides of the property is a cinnamon plantation and on another side is the garden of an ancient temple. The temple is quiet and peaceful place in which to meditate. Only a 1 km to the closest beach. Centrally located and a short distance to restaurants, the Galle Fort, Unawatuna and Mirissa beaches, and surfing spots. Ideal for couples, families and friends. Children welcome. Cots and high chairs can be provided. The property is by the banks of the lake. If the children are very small a removable fence can be fitted within 30 minutes around the verandah and balcony. The air conditioned master bedroom (with ceiling fans too) is on the 1st floor. The en suite large and spacious bathroom with His and Her's wash basin has large windows that offer stunning views of the waters outside. The expanse of the window provides a beautiful view of the lake. A safe is available in the master bedroom. The sitting area has sofas and throw cushions, easy chairs, Cable TV and DVD player and ceiling fans. Long balconies on two sides also provide stunning views of the lake. The ground floor has 2 air conditioned bedrooms with attached bathrooms. The Lake View room has a double bed. The Garden View room has 2 single beds and a bunk bed making it an ideal children's room. This room can sleep up to 4 guests. All bathrooms have rainfall showers and hot and cold water on tap. Soap, shampoo, toiletries, white bath towels and pool towels provided. Living and dining areas are on the veranda. Dining table seats 8 comfortably and overlooks the swimming pool and lake. Dinner can be arranged on the pier or garden on request. The kitchen is centrally located and fully equipped. Guests are welcome to walk into the kitchen and prepare their own meals or watch the cook prepare gourmet dishes. Staff comprises the cook, houseboy and caretaker. The staff is well trained, efficient, friendly, courteous and discreet. A manager is on call. He will visit the property once a day and at any other time needed. A well maintained garden and a pier invite guests to relax and read, meditate, watch the sun set or the local fishing canoes glide by. At a distance you can watch the seaplane land and take off. A boat, paddle boats and canoe available. Yoga classes can be arranged. A masseur trained at the Galle Ayurveda hospital will bring her herbal oils for Ayurveda massages. Standby generator available. This is to ensure our guests are comfortable at all times. More
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About the Owner
Sonali G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2009
Interaction with guests
Once the booking is confirmed, a detailed newsletter will be sent to the guests outlining all relevant information. Guests too can respond with their special requirements including any special occasion they would want to celebrate. On arrival at the villa, the manager and staff will welcome our guests. 100% exclusivity guaranteed. The owner is contactable over the phone 24/7. The manager is on call if guests wish to arrange meals, tours, or require other services. The staff will be on duty 24/7 if required. Privacy assured. Muslim guests can request 'female only staff' to be on duty in the villa. Guests could bring their stock of liquor. A local supplier could be introduced on request.
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had a lovely, relaxing five days here with our three boys. The villa is beautifully situated right next to Lake Koggala and is a wonderful refuge. The staff were wonderful, helpful and attentive, cooked us some lovely meals, and we had some great laughs...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank tjmjames
SouthPointVillas, VR Owner at South Point Cottage- lakefront - totally cut off and only 1 km to the beach, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review.

Reviewed 10 April 2016

Stay here. You just must! This is a very peaceful location, away from the tourist crowds of seafront locations. There is plenty of nature to see if you sit and read on the upstairs balcony - monkeys, birds, squirrels and even eagles! We stayed for...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Little_Welshie1984
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

My family spent a relaxing week at the cottage, using the pool, fishing on the lake and the odd visit around the area. Property and staff excellent. If you want a relaxing and peaceful holiday this is the place for you.

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Rodell B
Reviewed 5 January 2014

This is a peaceful, relaxing environment and the level of customer service is superb. The staff has an uncanny ability to anticipate your every need and then some. You have the opportunity to do as much or as little as you want. I would recommend...More

Date of stay: December 2013
1  Thank Angela952
Reviewed 20 December 2013

We just spent one glorious week at South Point Cottage and our entire family, including 2 children aged 9 & 12 agree that this has been one of our favorite holidays. Yes, the cottage and its location are beautiful and tranquil, but what made South...More

Date of stay: December 2013
2  Thank 4cdns
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Water Views
Blender
Fax
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Microwave
Balcony
Boat Available
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
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Is this holiday rental large?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The villa lies in a quiet, quaint fishing village. Surfing spots and instructors are available. For history lovers, the Galle Fort is 20 to 30 minutes-drive away. Visit the closest tea plantation - Hadunagoda tea estate (renowned for its White tea), where you can enjoy a tour of the plantation, and taste a variety of teas. 15 minutes-drive to more golden beaches, cafes and bars, diving and snorkelling centres in Unawatuna and Mirissa. The turtle hatchery and whale watching are popular attractions. Day tours to wildlife parks, rain forest, and other places of interest. 5 minutes to a 9-hole golf course in Koggala. Follow up with fine dining at Fortress Hotel. Kayaks and quad bikes, rowing boat and a motor boat available for our guests.
Getting around
We have two vehicles 24/7 for our guests to hire. Plenty of taxis (tuk tuks) available in the area. Public transport is regular. The coastal railway service passes through the city of Galle, 20 minutes away from the villa.
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