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    Richard's Cabanas

    38 Galmadawwa Road | Ponchiakurudoga, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
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    1 - 5 of 163 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Lovely stay and service. Nice rooms and home cooked food. I particularly appreciated Amila organising a safari for me at the very last minute, and Mari's excellent knowledge and driving at Yala (and general good company!)

    Thank Sarah M
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed for 3 nights, did a safari on 2 days which was organised through the owner very easily. The food was very good. Rooms basic but fine, quiet setting. Manager wasn't always the easiest to locate. Fine not fabulous.

    Thank Nicola R
    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    Easily the best place we stayed in Sri Lanka. Richard was waiting at the gate to welcome us when we arrived and served us a delicious lassi-style drink to help us cool down. The location was lovely and peaceful, just off the main road and...More

    Thank James S
    Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

    We had a really good stay here. Our host was very helpful and organised a safari for us, with our own private jeep and driver, for a good price. It was lovely so sit by the stream and read. My only remark is it's quite...More

    Thank PBosquet
    Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

    Spent 2 nights in this excellent location. Very helpful staff, served a great breakfast and very nice dinner cooked by his wife for a very fair price. The Yala-safari he organised was excellent, great driver!

    Thank Michael K
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    • US$44 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    KasperVictoria
    1 July 2017|
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    Response from susann210 | Reviewed this property |
    They get a driver for you. The man who runs Richards Cabanas was a safari guide before, so has contacts. We had a lovely older man who was very knowledgeable. Have a lovely trip.
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    "Only three bungalows two face the stream which maybe the nicer ones. Third is on the other side of the..."
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    "Cabana 1 is closest to the stream and has the best outlook"
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    "Try to get riverside"
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    "All cabanas seemed great"
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