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3 bedroom luxury Cottage with pool. Lake front property. 1 km to beach.



Updated: 28-Nov-2016
Serene, peaceful, Ideal for families & Couples. children welcome.

The Cottage is on a breathtaking beautiful location with spectacular views of lake and mountains is exclusive, romantic and private. Absolutely peaceful and serene.

Ideal for a totally relaxed and peaceful holiday among nature

Fantastic as a writers hideout.

Ideal for couples, families friends. Children welcome.

Fully staffed and equipped.

3 air conditioned bedrooms with attached bathrooms.Living and dining on spacious verandahs. Large modern well equipped kitchen.

Casting and still water fishing possible from pier stretching out over lake. Fresh fish, Prawns and crabs may be purchased direct from canoes gliding past.

Sleeps 8..

Sri Lanka has 365 days of summer making South Point Cottage an ideal holiday destination throughout the year.

Staff - Caretaker, Houseboy, Cook, and a Manager on Call available. Staff will be at the cottage at 6 am and leave after the last guests go to sleep. night watcher available

Can be taken on Self Catering basis - Please email to check how this applies.

The following services can be arranged at your request at a time convenient to you - An Ayurveda messier , she will be using herbal oils for the massages,

A yoga instructor, it is advisable to take a yoga class in the mornings,

An art instructor. ( If you like to take art classes it would be advisable you bring your own paints or necessary items can be purchased in Galle).

South Point Cottage is excellent for a totally relaxed holiday. On availability our guests are welcome to use the facilities of South Point Villa, South Point Abbey and Peacock Point. ****

Staying at South Point Cottage is like staying in your own private holiday home

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

The owners live in Colombo. They own two beach villas and wanted to built a holiday home away from the beach. They loved the location and built the cottage around 2006 so that their two sons can go boating, use the paddle boats and fish from the pier.

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Guestbook comments from the manager

So many elements that combined to make this the perfect holiday. Cottage location is simply breathtaking....down a narrow shaded path to a stunning hide away, the garden with its wildlife.....monkeys, squirrels, parrots, lizzards and the 5ft long Iguana! The accommodation - comfortable, simple and stylish. The slow walks through the neighbouring lanes with tiny little back room shops. Boat trips on the lake, nearby beaches, stroles around old Galle, 3 young children loving every minute ....and with TV off!! Wonderfull Sri Lankan curries every evening. The best part was, however, the staff. Lallith, Sanka, Deapalla, Roshan, Gamani and Bupali were outstanding. Friendly, always helpful, caring and patient with the children. Saying goodbye was very sad but we will be back!!

Thanks again for a wonderful holiday.

Best wishes

Aug 2011
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Tranquil perfection

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fantastic fortnight at South Point Cottage. The cottage is on Koggala Lake. It is a 3 bedroom property (2 with fans, one with a/c). We travelled as a couple, so only used one room. We were met at our taxi, as you cannot drive up to cottage; it is a short walk- 2 mins max. Then you descend into paradise. The cottage is set in its own grounds, with a swimming pool, and a jetty.Loads of natural wood has been used throughout the cottage and terrace, it gives a lovely feel to the place. The bathroom is huge and has a rainfall shower, bliss.

The garden is well tended but natural which means lots of interesting wildlife paying a visit.

The biggest asset this place has is the staff. They make you feel so special. We had some fantastic conversations even with the language differences; we even had pictures of all the wildlife drawn for us! They made our last night so good with a guitarist playing and singing western and Sri Lankan songs.

Some of the highlights included:

Fishing from the jetty at dusk. Memorable.

Boat trip round the lake including Bat Island and a visit to a cinnamon stick maker.

Discovering all the wildlife.

The sleep. I have never slept so well, or so deeply.

Eating fresh coconuts, watching a man climb the incredibly tall trees with just a tiny rope for assistance.

The food, the chef is brilliant. Use the suggested menu as a guide, and leave it to him, we did not have any food that was less than great. Deep fried ice cream is a revelation!

Having a lovely safe driver, makes a real difference in SL.

Watching the local fishermen in their canoes, and buying a crab from one, and having it cooked for us.

Watching the seaplane take off every day. We used this to fly back to CMB as we could not face the long drive back pre long haul flight. It is around £40 per person, would recommend.

The cottage is in a small village, next to a Buddhist temple, with a small school. You really are off the beaten track; however you are well placed for exploring Galle Matara, Mirissa, tea plantation etc.

We spent so many happy days at this cottage, some days not leaving the grounds, it is so tranquil.

The South Point People also run an education building in the village, we had some lovely outfits made by the ladies there, very reasonable prices – (tip-take an item of clothing as a pattern).

Ayurvedic massages at the cottage, they were so relaxing.

I recommend this place to get away from it all, hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful -- we can't say enough about this gem.

  • 5 of 5

Our famliy of four (two young children) stayed at South Point Cottage in March 2011. From our first point of contact via email and telephone, the owner and staff of this rental were attentive and provided first class service. The cottage itself is beautiful, set right on the lake with a nice pool just off the veranda, surrounded by trees and animals and blooming flowers. It's just breath-taking -- but the true treat is the warm staff and spirit of hospitality. From the driver to the houseboys to the groundskeeper to the chef, we experienced nothing but excellent and discreet care. Our children were in heaven with all the attention and cried when they had to leave our new friends at the end of the week! Using the facilities at the seaside properties, a short walk away, was a nice touch as well. Our driver delivered us safely to our tours of the turtle hatchery, tea estate, spice garden, batik shop, blow hole, and Yala National Park. We were so well-taken care of, and the food was out of this world too! If you want a personal touch in an amazing setting full of lovely people for a VERY reasonable cost, rent South Point! We will be back . . .

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet and peaceful atmosphere

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in South Point Cottage from 09th to 17th March 2011. This nice Cottage has a very quiet and peaceful atmosphere and is located at the Koggala Lake, 5 min drive to the sea.

Even if the lake is not good for swimming, you have a pool to refresh yourself.

However, we got the possibility to use the facilities (beach, terrace, pool…) of the nearby South Point Villa. Also at this villa we got a very warm welcome every time we were there, for instance delicious fresh made fruit juice.

To take full advantage of a relaxing stay in South Point Cottage you should book a chef. In this case you are able to have a great experience of fresh and home made delicious Sri Lankan meals and of a great hospitality. Try the Sri Lankan curry! This will lead to a table full with a lot of different and very tasteful dishes.

Everybody – owners, manager, chef and other staff – was doing the very best to make our stay as nice as any possible.

So we want to say: Thank you very much!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: On availability the facilities of the beach properties and Farm Point can be used by our guests at South Point Cottage. Farm Point is on a 10 acre coconut, cinnamon, tea and fruit plantation. The rental includes cleaning staff. Guests who wish to self cater can rent the cottage without the services of a chef. We do our best to make it a memorable stay for our guests.
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From the Owner

The spectacular view of the Koggala lake and for the tranquility of the location.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Kogala Domestic airport at 4 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 2 Kilometres Nearest Train : Kathula station at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Kathaluwa beach at 1 Kilometres

1 km to the closest beach, 16 km to Galle city centre. 5 - 20 minutes to Unawatuna beach and Mirissa beach where there are many restaurants, bars and water sports. 2 km to a 5 star hotel for fine dinning, spas facilities and yoga

15 minutes to Hadunagoda tea factory, where tours of the factory and tea tasting of variety of teas possible. 15 minutes to the turtle hatchery.

3 -4 hours drive to Udawalawe Wild Life park where wild elephants can be seen.

With prior notice a yoga instructor for a private yoga classes.

Other Activities: kayaks, local canoes, paddle boats, boats available


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
for entire property
1 Jul 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
entire property
16 Dec 2016 - 10 Jan 2017
10 night minimum stay
for 10 nights
entire property
11 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
for entire property
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
pay for 13 - stay 14
1 Jul 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
min stay 14 over xmas/NY
19 Dec 2017 - 10 Jan 2018
10 night minimum stay
for 10 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Payment - Sonali the owner of the property will ask guests to pay to the following bank only- Bank Name - Seylan Bank, Nawala Branch in Sri Lanka. The owners of this property do not have any bank accounts in any other country.

Now Homeaway.co.uk has the facilities where clients can pay this website direct if they wish for their rental.

Minimum stay of 10 nights over Easter
Extra charge of USD 50 per night over Sinhalese New Year which falls on the 13th and 14th of April
Rental includes staff - caretaker + houseboy + cook. A manager on call.

On availability South Point Cottage guests are welcome to use the facilities of our beach villas

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

For being cut off and away from the hassle and busy life of the city. To be among nature, to enjoy the quietness and peaceful surrounding. To be able to meditate enjoying the stillness and watch the shooting stars. To watch the birds fly and fish leaping out when being chased by bigger fish. To appreciate nature.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • village
  • waterfront

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1500 sq. ft.


  • Master bedroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet shower
  • Lake view - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet shower
  • Garden room - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet shower
  • Master bedroom - Spacious bathroom with stunning view of the lake and trees - has his and her wash basins, rainfall shower. Hot cold water on tap. Water closet and bidet shower.. Shampoo, bath gel and soap provided.r We provide White bath towels and blue pool towel


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Lake view - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Garden room - 2 Single Bed, + one bunk bed
  • Master bedroom - Large en suite room, comfortable sofas, king size four poster bed with mosquito netting drapes, air conditioning, fans. TV and DVD player. 2 sides balcony has a fantastic views of Lake from bed and sitting areas attached large bathroom with a lovely view of the Koggala Lake. Ground Floor - Lake room - overlooks the koggala lake and pool. has 1 queen size bed with mosquito netting, air conditioning. Ceiling fan and attached bathroom. Garden room - overlooks looks the garden, has two single beds and one bunk bed with mosquito nets. Air conditioning and ceiling fan attached bathroom. .( can sleep 2 adults + 2 children) Standby Generator available in case of power failure


  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Garden
  • Motorboat
  • Barbecue
  • Pedal Boat
  • Veranda
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs


  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available


  • Staff - The rental includes the caretaker , cook + houseboy. A Manager on call. FREE WIFI - available. Children - cots and high chairs available. Meals - If you like to self cater, please email to check details. Paddle boats,canoes and a motor boat available. Oil for the engine must be be provided.

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