Koggala holiday villa rental with private pool, internet access, balcony/terrace and air con

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Koggala holiday villa rental with private pool, internet access, balcony/terrace and air con

From the owner

  • Villa
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies

Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking.  See Policies & House Rules
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

4 bedroom villa, sleeps 8. Set in 1.5 acre tropical garden with spectacular views across Koggala Lake. Peaceful and secluded setting, but only 10 minutes from the beach by tuktuk. Great wildlife viewing. 50ft infinity swimming pool. Exceptional cook. All meals at cost. All bedrooms have lake views, aircon, fans, mosquito net & ensuite. 4G wifi. Cinema /games room and library. Please see new Youtube video of Lakeview Villa, Ahangama.

Ideal for those wanting a relaxing getaway, the villa is situated in a stunningly beautiful location on a hillside overlooking Koggala lake, just over a mile from the beach and 30 minutes from Galle, but in total tranquillity, far away from the noise and crowds. It is accessed via a 200m track through the cinnamon plantations which are the only neighbours.

There are 4 staff: Sonali (Cook/ housekeeper) and her husband, Lasantha, who looks after the house and swimming pool, Raja the gardener and Saman, the nightwatchman.

Sonali speaks excellent English and will ensure you have a wonderful time. She is an exceptional cook, who has published her own cookbook and will prepare all your meals and shop for you, if you wish. All dietary requirements and preferences can be catered for. Meals are not included in the rental price, but the only additional cost is for the ingredients and transport. Try a seafood BBQ on the sun terrace, fuelled by coconut shells.

Sonali and Lasantha will also be happy to offer the following services at additional cost:

Cookery lessons

Birthday and other bespoke celebration cakes

Fireworks

Babysitting

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 3: King Bed
  • Bedroom 4: King Bed
  • Beds in other rooms:
  • 4 En suites, 1 Toilet Only

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Private fishing lake or river
  • Boat available
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Interaction with guest

We will normally greet guests on arrival and return to say goodbye. During your stay you will be in the capable hands of Sonali & Lasantha, who will be happy to organise everything you need. We are normally only around 20 minutes away and contactable by phone or email if necessary.
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Cancellation policy

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 14:00 Check out: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £250.00

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Smoking

Yes, smoking allowed

House rules

Please do not bring any non guests into the villa without prior agreement.
Please respect the laws and customs of Sri Lanka.
The villa is in a very quiet and peaceful area, so please keep noise to a sensible level, particularly late at night.

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About the owner

Ken M.
Tourist Licence
SLTDASQABUN00410
Average reply time:
2 hours 50 minutes

Calendar updated:
14 May 2021

Years listed:
8

Based in:
United Kingdom
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
This Villa has 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Aug 2012. Located in Galle District, it has 80 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £2577 to £3687.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 14 May 2021.

Reviews

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Tamgray24
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

A little patch of heaven
Apr 2019

If you want serenity, calm and relaxation then this is the very place to visit. The villa is truly amazing and has every facility imaginable. We travelled with 3 teenagers and the views, pool and abun… More 

Reviewed 6 Apr 2019

huangdi
london

Perfect villa on Koggala lake
Feb 2019

A beautiful house and gardens in a tranquil location with lots of wildlife to enjoy whilst swimming in the pool. If the villa is available I would highly recommend booking it now for an unforgettable … More 

Reviewed 7 Mar 2019

caitlinsdad35
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Fabulous villa and awesome views
Feb 2019

This villa is amazing. Cannot wait to go back. You really have no idea when driving up the lane what you are going to see. The place is gorgeous and the infinity pool is huge. The housekeeper Sonali a… More 

Reviewed 24 Feb 2019

Paul F
Brighton, United Kingdom

Very special indeed
Aug 2018

Lakeview really is such a special place to stay. We had incredible hospitality given to us by all, but especially Sonali and Lesanthe, who were so welcoming (Praema always had a smile and a hug for u… More 

Reviewed 31 Aug 2018

Rachel D
Brighton, United Kingdom

A little slice of paradise
Apr 2018

What an amazing villa. It's not often that the reality is so much better than photos, but Koggala Lake view villa is stunning. The hosts are welcoming- nothing is too much trouble. We had a relax… More 

Reviewed 14 Apr 2018

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Ken (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Ken (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Ken (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Ken the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Ken (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Ken (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Ken (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Ken (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Ken (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Ken (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Ken (the owner) a message.

If Ken (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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