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Richard Cabanas

38 Galmadawwa Road | Ponchiakurudoga, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would be our n°1 recommendation for anyone planning to stay in Tissamaharama or around.. We stayed there for only 1 night in a quiet period but it was really nice, truly worth it. Our cabana was really cosy, with everything we needed and a good working wifi, by the river in a relaxing scenery. The bathroom was more spacious... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We only stayed at Richards Cabanas for 1 night on our Sri Lankan Holiday. We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking to spend some time around Tissa and Yala. Our room was spacious and clean, with reliable hot water and a great air conditioner. It was nice to eat breakfast and dinner out... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have been a teacher naturalist and tour guide for the past 20 years. I have never had so many photographic moments in a single outing. The guides Amilla arranged for us were incredible all the other tour guides followed us at every sighting. Leopards male, female, 70 species of birds and about 20 others from insect , reptiles, mammals.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My friend and I stayed at Richard Cabanas just after it opened in 2011 (at which point Richard Cabanas did not register on TripAdviser). At the time I was so impressed with the hospitality shown to us that I was determined to write a review to promote Richard Cabanas to the world. Despite some (a lot!) of time passing since... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed two nights in one of the cosy and absolutely clean bungalows situated near a little river each with its own patio where you could sit and watch the exotic birds in the garden and around the river. Also all meals where served on your own terace. We decided to have breakfast and dinner there and Ajith the wonderful... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed in a double cabana, which was quiet and air-conditioned. The bathroom was spotless and to a very high standard. The bedroom itself was also nice, although our double bed was actually two single mattresses pushed together (but in a secure way). The owner was one of the most helpful people we met during our trip. He arranged a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Made to feel very welcome by Richard in his lovely cabana - great room & lovely breakfast. We didn't have dinner there, we walked the short distance back to the main road & ate in a local restaurant. In the morning watched a man climb up the coconut trees to get nuts & trim leaves - made it look so... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Fantastic stay, a highlight of our Sri Lankan adventure. Really comfortable room, newly done up with large, sleek bathroom. Delicious dinner served on the porch of your cabana, best dal on the island! Really friendly owner, helping in any way he could. Thoroughly recommended!

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Madeira, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Best place for the money we paid. The rooms are excelent, everything very clean, food very good and the owners very nice. The rooms have air cond. + wifi. We arrived at 9PM and we had dinner, excelent service.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

What a stay, not much I can say to top other reviews but Richards cabanas is an absolute gem. The best so far on our trip. Ajith was one of the most friendly knowledgeable and welcoming people we have had the luck to meet this trip. The curry and rice we ate there was outstanding and everything about the room... More 

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Address: 38 Galmadawwa Road | Ponchiakurudoga, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tissamaharama
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