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Taragala Place

Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary, Kalamatiya SP, Sri Lanka
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2018-01-28 2018-01-29
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Dining (10)
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bird life” (5 reviews)
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room Service
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank TamaraWix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank you so much and very nice to meet you.

Reviewed 3 December 2017

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

Thank mahes454
Reviewed 11 November 2017

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

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 1 November 2017

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

Thank aevc
  • Top amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
  • Room amenities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Room types
  • Kitchenette ,
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 2
  • Location
  • Sri Lanka >
  • Southern Province >
  • Kalamatiya
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Traveller (96)
Room & Suite (31)
Dining (10)
Pool & Beach (7)
Hotel & Grounds (80)
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"All the chalets are great."
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"There are 3 bungalows, both the same, situation right on the boundary of the bird sanctuary."
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"There are only two bungalows. Both look out over the lagoon - fantastic for wildlife watching."
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"There are three bungalows. The first two as you enter the property are probably the best for couples"
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