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.
Some personal messages and reviews we have received from guests at Villa Karamoja.