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    Talalla Retreat

    Talalla South, Talalla 60604, Sri Lanka
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    • Excellent42%
    • Very good32%
    • Average15%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible3%
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    “open air” (40 reviews)
    “yoga classes” (45 reviews)
    “first floor” (30 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Palm Paradise Cabanas
    670 reviews
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    Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

    There are so many great things to say about Talalla Retreat. My only stumbling block are the rooms. Very few look out onto the ocean and justify the 'open air' cabana style. Ultimately, there is a troop of Talk Monkeys who are happy to entertain...More

    Thank JoJo036
    Response from TalallaManagement, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 27 March 2017

    Hi Jo Jo...glad you enjoyed Talalla and sad you didn't enjoy the rooms...of course I'm biased as I designed them but I love the rooms.....we do have squirrels and we do have monkeys ...life in a tropical island.....we also have eighty rooms...five different styles...and the...More

    Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

    We booked a room away from the sea in the 'big house' and had a horrible time. Loud music from the property next door until 2am, toilet is basically next to the bed with no separation, and no privacy at all.More

    Thank FrankTult
    Response from TalallaManagement, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 27 March 2017

    Hi Frank....The big house is close to the village...and sometimes village people can be heard...it can be chanting from the temple,a party or dogs or just people living life.....in saying this the big house surrounds are quiet most of the time...and it must be remembered...More

    Reviewed 18 March 2017

    We had been led to believe by our tour organiser that we would be staying in open sided Cabanas , open to sea breezes and hearing the ocean ....In reality we had the open sided rooms with no air conditioning, but no breeze as our...More

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    Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 24 March 2017

    Hi....thanks for enjoying Talalla...sorry you found it warm at night....the temperature at night is nearly always 25/25 degrees...some find this fine and I guess some find this to warm....Talalla is seven acres...not all rooms can be on the beachfront....when you book next time book a...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2017

    While being there for 2 nights, lots of noisy guests were there, occupying the pool. WI-FI working only in the restaurant/lobby. No minibar nor kettle in the room. Open shower part of the bathroom. The room itself is also "open", in a sense of partly...More

    Thank andrea n
    Response from TalallaManagement, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 27 March 2017

    Hi Andrea...I am glad you enjoyed the beach....enjoy your travels.

    Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

    I went to Talalla Retreat with friends hoping to relax and do yoga. It's a rustic place. The yoga teachers are great and I really enjoyed being part of the camp. The retreat is closed off and has easy access to the beach. I enjoyed...More

    Thank Tricia C
    Response from TalallaManagement, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 16 March 2017

    Hi Tricia....Let me be clear that we have no business arrangement with the Ayurvedic clinic over the road....I guess you could say they are competition for our spa....but we do recommend them because they are good. We take all complaints very seriously...many emails were sent...More

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    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$41 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    mattmilner2017
    11 February 2017|
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    Response from blundensofboc | Reviewed this property |
    we travelled in August the weather was fine, not too hot but not great clear skies, it rained most days for a little while especially up in the hills, on the coast we swam every day, we were in the south
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    Response from rachyrai | Reviewed this property |
    The food was so so good! And spoke to the chefs who said it is made every morning (you can even see them working hard and preparing at breakfast, lunch and dinner) Organic? Who knows. But I certainly didn't see any big... More
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    Yes...A daily morning or evening class will cost $US 15 per head and private classes are also available on request for $US 50 per class per head. A surf lesson will cost $US 50 including board hire.
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    "Downstairs beach bungalows have A/C and have closed walls."
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