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The Sanctuary Spa

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Address: 136 Beach Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 307 8583
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00

A massage spa offering relaxing treatments e.g. Swedish massage, Ayurvedic...

A massage spa offering relaxing treatments e.g. Swedish massage, Ayurvedic massage, Face massage, Shirodara treatment, Herbal steam bath etc set in a tranquil lush tropical garden down a small lane off the beach road. Booking is essential - Please book with Ranga +94 (0) 77 307 8583 to avoid disappointment.

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Complete calmness and relaxation

From the moment you walk into these premises everything exudes peace and relaxation. I had not made a booking , just fancied a message, and I certainly picked the correct place... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
stephen r
Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

From the moment you walk into these premises everything exudes peace and relaxation. I had not made a booking , just fancied a message, and I certainly picked the correct place. Professional staff , spotlessly clean and a total full body massage for an hour (wish I had booked a longer one ) and afterwards if your not already chilled... More 

3 Thank stephen r
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A very good Full body massage! The best in Unawatuna. Nice place, clean, very relaxed and a friendly staff. Proffesional massage therapist. At the end you get a king coconut for drink.

3 Thank ErnavdBosch
Negombo, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

They extended a warm welcome to us every time, masseuses were kindly offering different intensities of massages. One is handed a fresh coconut to relax and enjoy the light feeling after the massage. Everybody was polite and friendly in a very down-to-earth manner. And do note: the place is quiet and away from the bustle of unawatuna beach road due... More 

4 Thank ylleniressan
West Yorkshire
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68 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The spa is a welcome break away from the busy street and feels cool and chilled. Both myself (1 hour Swedish massage) and wife ( 1 hour Ayurveda massage) had treatments which we both found to be professional and thorough. My only mistake was to leave this experience to our last day prior to leaving for a long flight home,... More 

2 Thank Steven D
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I searched high and low for a reasonable priced massage in a clean and professional spa. Sanctuary Spa was all this and more. Highly professional, great service and reasonably priced compared to the spas within Galle Fort. The fresh coconut after the massage was the icing on the cake. I would highly recommend, we went back multiple... More 

4 Thank Bridget D
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Nicely set back from the road, with a calm and restful atmosphere. It is, however very busy. There was a queue of people waiting for appointments when I visited, which slightly detracted from the experience. Nice attentive staff, and the facilities were nice and rustic.

2 Thank James W
Bella Vista
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I had an aromatherapy massage. It was gentle and soothing. Felt extremely relaxed afterwards. The toilets and bathrooms were clean. The coconut at the end of massage was a nice touch. The maasuer was very professional. Being aromatherapy i expected the smell of oils burning but that wasn't the case. Price was 3300 which was for a full body massage.... More 

2 Thank Kripa R
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

A well presented, beautiful spa with 10+ trained masseuces. There are various massage cabins, equipped with fans, clean linen and sensual oils. My partner and I visited here upon two occasions. Would highly recommend the deep tissue back massage which really undoes the knots in your back. I would, however, not recommend the 1-hour ayurvedic massage which lacked much pressure... More 

1 Thank Ariana P
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I tried massage two places in Sri Lanka and this was the Best! The staff is professional and the massage is good and has a good Price. I would have liked more massage on my shoulders - and i othered a neck/shoulder massage- but othervise have nothing to say.

2 Thank Line L
Gothenburg, Sweden
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

All the therapists are very friendly and nice. The massage is amazing and the rooms are very calm and relaxing. Good prices and beautiful environments! I truly recommend it!

2 Thank Sannahanna

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