The villa sits on a rocky outcrop on the edge of Lake Koggala and has beautiful 180 degree views over the lake towards the sea about 1 km away.
Its favourable position means you benefit from the natural sea breezes without having the hassle of being on the hectic coast road.
Early morning light and evening sunsets are frequently glorious.
The villa sits in a full acre of gardens, ensuring privacy and tranquillity, whilst enabling guests to enjoy the abundant wildlife that frequents the gardens.
Designed in the ‘traditional’ style with accommodation for 6 people, the villa has plentiful verandas for shade and comfort, in addition to a beautiful 8 metre pool.
It is staffed by two longstanding Sri Lankan employees available to provide help and assistance throughout the duration of your stay.
The villa sleeps six in 2 large double rooms and a twin room with 2 large single beds. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning (as well as ceiling fans and mosquito nets). The new owners endeavour to follow sound ECO values in managing the property.
The villa can be rented as a whole, or, outside of peak season, individual rooms can be rented allowing you the full use of the villa whilst enjoying the company of others who may be staying at the same time.
A range of chef facilities are available during your stay
Sri Lankan and Classic English available. See menu ideas.
Can be arranged on request with Prasad at the villa. See menu ideas.
Yoga is widely practised in Sri Lanka. The villa has arranged for a local European yoga instructor to take one hour lessons for up to 5 people at the villa at a cost of aprox £25 for the group. Carsten explores many aspects of the body and mind in his regular yoga classes; including nutrition, wellbeing, fitness, flexibility, breath and Yoga. He will tailor his classes to all ages and abilities.
Tuk-tuks or cars can be arranged by the villa to take guests to local sites.
A UNESCO World Heritage site, this historic Dutch trading fort is crammed with history. Largely restored, the streets are full of small shops and restaurants making for hours of interesting exploring.
The Galle Literary Festival takes place each February and has become internationally recognised.
Test match cricket is still played on the scenic Galle cricket ground in front of the Fort.
20 minutes away from the historic Galle Fort – 2 kms from Koggala Beach – nearby to Ahangama and Welligama surfing beaches – Mirissa and whale watching – stilt fishermen.
People who stayed in this apartment, have only the best opinions about it.
We have been 3 times now to Karamoja and it has always been amazing for us as a family
It is restful, peaceful and we have always been so well... read more
The beautiful villa is built in a quiet spot overlooking the lake and surrounded by different kinds of old trees. The place was clean and comfortable and we got to... read more
We cannot speak too highly of villa Karamoja. It is in a beautiful setting with a large garden and views from the infinity pool across the lake. The photos on... read more
We stayed for the first two weeks in July. Villa comfortable, clean, high quality and plenty of space. View over the lake is stunning. Lots of local wildlife to see.... read more
I've recently returned from a 10 day trip to Sri Lanka which included using Karamoja as a base. The layout, design and quality of the property is superb as is... read more
We spent 10 weeks staying at Karamoja at the beginning of this year and it was an absolute delight. The villa is nicely done in the local vernacular with lovely... read more
We spent 5 nights and 6 days at Villa Karamoja and I can certainly say that the villa is a perfect rejuvenation spot. The simple yet beautiful, elegant and classic... read more
Karamoja is a beautiful, elegant, secluded and pensive villa just outside the Village of Habaraduja in southern Sri Lanka.
The Villa itself is spacious and luxurious, with elegant... read more