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We visited Taragala Place on our general exploration of Southern Sri Lanka. We stayed for a night and hope we could extend our stay much longer. The host is an exceptionally hospitable local gentleman. Most importantly, we found our stay among the local village setting...More
We visited the area looking for Kalametiya bird sanctuary. We were met at the entrance and invited in for lime soda after we’d been around the sanctuary. The most welcoming of hosts and an idyllic location overlooking the birds. Couldn’t recommend enough - definitely go,...More
Thank Ed E
Response from Saman M, Owner at Taragala PlaceResponded 5 days ago
We planned the visit from 30 Nov - 2 Dec 2017. A day before Saman called to caution us of the fierce storm. We took a chance and travelled despite the bad weather. Our interest was mainly Bird Photography as there is plenty of bird...More
Our stop in Kalamatiya was unplanned as we ended up with a night spare in our itinerary and it was the highlight of our Sri Lankan trip.
It was nice to find a gem hidden away from other tourists, and a village not in the...More
If you want a real Sri Lankan experience in a beautiful setting, watching the sun go down over the lagoon, this is it! The bay is beautiful (although for swimming I recommend using the nearby hotel pool which can be arranged for the price of...More