Mandalay Lake Villa, Koggala
About Mandalay Lake Villa, Koggala
Located in Koggala, the Mandalay Lake Villa is a lake front property where the design has been influenced by Geoffrey Bawa, one the country's renowned architects. The villa consists of 2 floors while it features spacious pavilions, courtyards, verandas and a pontoon. The open plan concept of the Mandalay Lake Villa offers guests the ideal holiday getaway with views of the Lake and the small picturesque islands that are located within. You can enjoy mouth-watering home cooked cuisine, relax by the pool or enjoy a boat ride on the lake while Island hopping. The beach is less than one kilometre away.
Location of Mandalay Lake Villa, Koggala
A true embodiment of Sri Lankan culture, the Mandalay Lake Villa is situated in the small village of Kathaluwa along the banks of the massive Koggala Lake in the Deep South of this tropical island. The property is located a mere 700 metres away from the gorgeous beaches of Koggala while a short 20 minute drive will take you to the historical Galle Fort. The distance from Colombo via the main coastal road to Koggala is about 135km while you can also take the Southern Expressway which is much faster. There is a sea plane landing dock on the Koggala Lake while you can directly fly from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake.
Accommodation at Mandalay Lake Villa, Koggala
A private villa transporting you to a world of natural beauty, charm and serenity, the Mandalay Lake Villa offers guests three spacious guestrooms while you can choose from a master bedroom, a queen room and a room with 2 single beds. The entire villa sleeps 6 guests making it the perfect private family getaway immersed in luxury and tranquillity. The master bedroom is located on the upper floor while the other two are located on the ground floor. All guestrooms are air-conditioned and consists of a ceiling fan while they are furnished with antiques, canopied beds, planters chairs and couches while the en-suite bathrooms comes with a hot water shower.
Facilities at Mandalay Lake Villa, Koggala
The Mandalay Lake Villa offers guests an open plan concept with high roofs, large and spacious living spaces, white cement floors and separate pavilions. The living and dining pavilion and a sleeping pavilion are available for guests to enjoy a wonderful holiday in the South. The in-house chef caters to your needs by offering a range of local delights and western dishes while vegetables are purchased on a daily basis fresh from the market and seafood straight from the daily catch. You can enjoy meals where ever you wish.
The Mandalay Lake Villa has its very own 25 metre swimming pool that is located on the front lawn. Other facilities include sun loungers, cots and high chairs for kids, a private pontoon, a massage attap where you can relax, Wi-Fi facilities, Satellite TV, DVD player and a range of DVD's, iPod dock, games and books. The management is available 24/7 while there is also a housekeeper, gardener and security guard.
Since the Mandalay Lake Villa is located along the banks of the Koggala Lake, there are many activities that you can enjoy. The staff can organize a boat ride tour on the lake where you can visit the many islands that are located on the lake itself. Madol Doova, Bird Island, the Cinnamon Island and the Temple Island are to mention a few. The villa which is located in the South makes it the perfect spot to venture towards the beaches and enjoy surfing, swimming, diving and snorkelling. Some of the best beaches of the South include Unawatuna, Koggala, Mihripenna, Midigama, Koggala, Habaraduwa, Ahangama, Weligama and Thalpe which are easy to reach. Why don't you head towards the Galle Fort with time in hand and spend the day there? The landmarks and the atmosphere simply take you back centuries.