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Koggala House

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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Koggala House is a new boutique hotel on the banks of tranquil Koggala Lake, close to the Galle Fort heritage site on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. It has been built in the old Dutch-colonial style with a contemporary touch. It has a central living area and four bedrooms, constructed as connected but separate buildings. It can be rented as a “whole villa” sleeping eight or as stand-alone double rooms. The large swimming pool also has a shallow “wallowing” pool. The permanent staff include an internationally experienced chef, housekeeper, gardener and security guard. Breakfast is included. Lunch and dinner are available from the a-la-carte menu on request. Laundry services are also available on request. Koggala House is situated in a quiet and peaceful rural area surrounded by rice pad...Koggala House is a new boutique hotel on the banks of tranquil Koggala Lake, close to the Galle Fort heritage site on the southern coast of Sri Lanka. It has been built in the old Dutch-colonial style with a contemporary touch. It has a central living area and four bedrooms, constructed as connected but separate buildings. It can be rented as a “whole villa” sleeping eight or as stand-alone double rooms. The large swimming pool also has a shallow “wallowing” pool. The permanent staff include an internationally experienced chef, housekeeper, gardener and security guard. Breakfast is included. Lunch and dinner are available from the a-la-carte menu on request. Laundry services are also available on request. Koggala House is situated in a quiet and peaceful rural area surrounded by rice paddies, cinnamon plantations and coconut trees but is only a ten minute drive to the beach in a local tuk-tuk or taxi. The garden abounds in local wildlife including the endangered Purple-faced Leaf Monkey and Blue peacocks. Wi-Fi is available throughout the property and there is satellite TV in the living room for those who need to keep up with world affairs, watch the latest sporting fixture or simply sit and be entertained. The nearest beach is Kabalana, a wide stretch of beautiful clean white sand famous for its surfing and safe swimming. The famous Sri Lankan stick fishermen are nearby. Close to the highway it is easy to get to Koggala House from the international airport by air-conditioned taxi or by seaplane directly onto the lake. Tours can be arranged to see the blue whales at Mirissa, safaris to various national parks or a cultural trip through tea plantations to the religious sites in the north. Yoga classes, massage services and Ayurvedic medicine can be arranged in-house or in a neighbouring property. Facilities Koggala House has four bedrooms that are connected to the central living area by open covered walkways or garden paths. The rooms are bright and breezy and are designed to give a completely private space in which to relax and unwind surrounded by tropical gardens full of wildlife. The ocean is nearby and can be heard on the frequent still nights. Breakfast is included. Lunch and dinner are available from the a-la-carte menu and special dietary requests are no problem. Bedrooms – each comes equipped with a king size four-poster bed with mosquito net and overhead fan, airconditioning, ensuite bathroom, walk-in wardrobe, indoor soft seating, outdoor casual seating, computer table, tea & coffee making facilities, mini-fridge and a wall safe. Bedroom 1 also includes a satellite TV and a spacious, private walled garden with outdoor shower. Bedroom 3 and 4 include an additional bathtub and a sofa bed. A baby cot and high chair are available upon request. Kitchen – modern layout and equipped with all the necessary appliances to prepare local and international dishes. All food is prepared by Mahesh, our internationally experienced chef. Living Room – music (ours or plug in your own device), satellite TV, dining table to seat 8, sofas and additional casual seating Outdoor Dining – dining tables to seat 10, sofas and casual seating, music Office – photocopying service provided upon request Laundry – fully equipped with washer/drier and full service provided upon request Wi-Fi – throughout the property Pool – private, large main pool with shallow wallowing pool suitable for children. Infinity edge, sunbeds and umbrellas. Other services – free car-parking laundry service (additional charge) massage and ayuvedic medicine in-house or nearby taxi and tuk-tuk hire boat hire surfing lessons driver accommodation nearby if required (additional charge)More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
4 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Katy
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
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Reviewed 18 March 2019

After our third trip to Sri Lanka we found Koggala House. I can not recommend this place highly enough. Truly beautiful and peaceful setting, luxurious rooms with fantastic bathrooms. The monitor lizards, stunning birds and family of purple faced leaf monkeys just added to one...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Carin M
Explore35393736345, VR Owner at Koggala House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2019

Thanks for a super review Carin and so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Hope to see you again on your next trip.

Reviewed 15 January 2018

My friends and I, including my wife stayed at Koggala House to bring in new year 2018. We spent 3 nights at the property and honestly left wishing we could have spent more. We booked Koggala House at the last minute as somehow we got...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank SrikumarKR
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

We stayed at Koggala in the middle of a trip around Sri Lanka and it was by far the highlight of my trip! I have a nut allergy so had struggled to eat most places but the chef was able to guarantee nut free meals...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank SaraR3949
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Koggala House was everything I was hoping for and more! We had just been travelling as a group around Sri Lanka and were hoping to get down to Koggala House and relax...! We had an absolute ball, it is very peace and quiet and had...More

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank marksandford
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Staffed Property
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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About the neighbourhood
Koggala is a small coastal town, situated at the edge of alagoon on the south coast of Sri Lanka, located in Galle District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council.
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We can organise tuk tuk any time . also a van can be arranged any time as well.
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