Dasa Villa - A private Gateway
Dasa Villa at Habaraduwa, Galle, Sri Lanka is an affordable private villa for 2-10 with a beautiful shared pool, gardens and all day dining, beside Koggala Lake.
There's a real buzz to up and coming Galle and this stretch of coast to the south. Hotel prices are rising, but you were pleased to find this affordable slice of authentic Sri Lankan heaven. Located just inland next to Koggala Lake, a 20-minute tuk-tuk ride from charming Galle and a short walk to an unspoilt beach, Dasa Villa has 2 Famliy rooms & 4 double rooms & villa arranged around a large tree fringed pool. Set in a big walled garden surrounded by tropical flowers and fruit trees, you feel safe but don't feel cut off from local village life.
Some might think when staying in southern Sri Lanka, a beachfront villa's a must, but we preferred being somewhere slightly set back from the main coastal road.
From our private terrace you can see mongooses, monitor lizards and colourful birds, as well as timid howler monkeys beyond the walls. It's quite flexible so you can arrange to eat in or easily take a ride to discover some fun bars and restaurants.
We think the place works well for couples, friends or families and is somewhere you'd happily fall into conversation with other guests relaxing by the pool. There's a daily shuttle to the beach, and adventurous travellers can sail on the lake, visit spice plantations and make friends with palm-sized turtles at the local hatcher.
Dasa Villa is ideally situated in the heart of Habaraduwa town adjoining the main road A2 (Colombo-Matara). The town is in between Unawatuna beach and Koggala beach.
How to reach usThe Dasa Villa Habaraduwa is about 2 hours from Columbo international airport. We will arrange for a car to meet you at the airport. The cost is usually about $100 each way. Alternatively, you can fly by seaplane and land on the lake. This is available through SriLankan airways and costs approximately $60 per person.
- Columbo international airport is served by direct flights from London, the Middle East, India and Singapore.
- Sri Lankan airways flies direct from London to Columbo.
- Qatar Airways and Emirates also fly to Columbo with a connection in the Middle East. Jet Airways flies with a stop in India.
- British Airways flies to Columbo with a short stop in the Maldives.
We can advise you on the alternatives if you prefer.