I am a contemporary artist from Japan. Our villa is ideal for family reunions, groups of friends or anyone wanting a relaxing getaway to enjoy both the tropical lush and the beach. It's situated in a stunningly location on Koggala lake with a speculate view, a 5000m2 large private garden and the pool will treat you very well no matter sun or rain. Each bedroom is a 100m2 suite with private bathroom and a massive veranda. We are 5 mins walk to Koggala beach 25 mins to Galle, 20 mins to Matra.
The Water house is a stylish villa on the most serene setting of Koggala Lake. Ideal for family reunions, groups of friends or anyone wanting a relaxing getaway. You will get the best by relaxing in the lush by the pool, or take a short walk through a peaceful and safe village to the stunning long beach.
Watching the colourful tropical lighting across the sky at the night and listening to the rain orchestra with a cup of ceylon tea, become one of my favourite high light of the villa.
The villa has 24 hours in house staffs, one house keeper and a gardener, a chef and night watch and our private tuktuk driver. They are all extremely friendly and willing to help you any time.
The villa is a mix of traditional charm and modern comforts, laid out to maximise the glorious views across the lake, its just over a mile from the beach and 25mins from Galle, but in total tranquillity, far away from the noise and crowds. We offers 3 large bedroom, each with en-suite bathroom and veranda, plus an additional separate as a library and TV room. If you are a group with little children, we have a separate play room in the property, make sure you book in advance, nanny service is also available.
Our large tropical garden attracts a variety of colourful birds from kingfishers to peacocks, with bird watching guess reporting sighting over 50 varieties. Monkeys and monitor lizards are regular visitors and a special attraction is the dusk fly-past of hundreds of fruit bats, as they circle the lake on their nightly flight to the inland jungle to feed. On a clear night the lack of light pollution makes stargazing a must.
Every morning you will wake up with hundreds of birds sining around and monkey family having a morning meet up. Choose your daily continental breakfast or sri-lankan breakfast to start your day is not a bad idea, and they are all included in the price. lunch and dinner in villa with our master chef had 20 years experience in Singapore is a must try, only with 10-30$ person addition charge, up to your request. We can serve fresh sea food from the lake or nearby sea, Western tastes or even Chinese and Japanese Cuisine are all available.
Enjoy spectacular views of colourful sunsets, whilst dipping in the pool or spoil yourself with delicious local cuisine . From the market to your table, if you wish to join, we always would love to show you a very exciting cooking and dining experience in this special country during your stay. Of course, just a easy call from our house menu for a snack or a glass of wine won't disappoint you either.
Chill by the lake and call out to the local fishermen for their catch of prawns, fish and crab, or take a lake boat safari by just walking out of your room. If you can tear yourself away from the villa, the World Heritage site Galle fort is about a 25 minute drive away and makes an enjoyable day out. We have a fine selection of venues that we love around the town, don't hesitate to ask.
Enjoy spectacular views of colourful sunsets whilst dipping in the pool or spoil yourself with delicious local cuisine from our master chef. We can serve fresh sea food from the lake or nearby sea, Western tastes or even Chinese and Japanese Cuisine are all available. Our team members will do their best to serve our guests and make them feel at home. Fresh coconuts from the many palm trees in our villa garden provide refreshment during hot tropical days.
Whale watching, diving & snorkelling, temples, wildlife safaris, beaches, shopping and restaurants are all easily accessible and transport will be arranged on request. Our private boat will take you for a breathtaking boat safaris on Koggala lake.
and... Never forget -A MASSAGE. I can't imagine a vacation without massage when we are traveling, the in house oil massage is available and totally recommanded after a long day. A in house SPA is under renovating, coming soon.
SPECIAL ART SESSION WITH EMI:
You are Very welcome to join my paining session in my art studio in the property, separated from the villa. Make a personal painting in the tropical lush absolutely calms your mind and gives u clarity, make your holiday very special.
Free continental breakfast and WiFi
3 king size bed
2 single bed
5000m2 private garden
Free Coffee/tea in a common area
FEEL AT HOME:
Free cribs/infant beds
Cookware, dishware, and utensils
We provide our guest a free local mobile to able to reach us any time, feel free to call for any help during your vacation.
If you are a group travelling with young children, we can also arrange nanny service. I am a mother of three little ones, fully understand what a perfect vacation should be.
Treat the house with respect
I am an artist base in Tokyo and Shanghai and southern Sri Lanaka, speak English and Japanese and Chinese. My husband is Irish and we have three little ones who loves nature and meeting new friends.
The more you see the more you are
Emiko and all of us