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Yaddehigodda Wattha | Bandaramulla, Mirissa, Sri Lanka
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The Secret Guesthouse & Secret Root
Ranked #2 of 83 Mirissa B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

with great pleasure i had a spesial rest in secret root spa in 2009 . wild nature, very polite and beautiful ocean, comfort , deep relax and gracious hosts . dear dhammike and your wife, thanks for everything

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

How can one find sufficient words of praise for this wonderful guesthouse. Nittaya & dhammike have created the perfect place in mirissa. We have now been to Sri Lanka seven times & stayed at many fantastic places, some many many times more expensive, but none equal this place. If you travel in Sri Lanka one of the biggest challenges is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the bungalow and it was just perfect! The house is very pretty with authentic furniture and very romantic... Service is discrete and perfect. The food is also the best we had in Sri Lanka (ask for the grilled fish..!!) It is 5/10 min walk from the beach but the path is really fine. Last but not least... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at Secret Guesthouse. The place is tastefully decorated and has a very homely feel to it. The guesthouse has spacious rooms and bathrooms and every room has a seating outside as well. The property is located in the midst of greenery and is 5 mins walking to the beach. We loved the dinner out in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This was one of the best hostels we have been in Sri Lanka: + The A/C rooms are confortables and clean. + Very friendly staff and owners. + Good quality price-ratio. + Tasty dinners and breakfast. + Very good spa and massage with discount to the guests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I can't fault this place. It was a really relaxed atmosphere and you felt quite comfortable sitting in any of the numerous seating areas. Staff were discreet and efficient and nothing was ever too much trouble. The secret root spa was a little oasis of calm , only a minute away and reduced for secret root guests. It was wonderful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed in the bungalow for 7 days in July - August 2014 and didn't want to leave. The photos of the bungalow on the website undervalue how lovely this place is. It is set in a quiet garden next to the spa ( which I recommend!). with a lovely covered area with lounger and hammock and an outside table... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely amazing. We stayed in the bungalow which I highly recommend - amazing value! You have a whole house to yourself including kitchen, porch, hammock, and outdoor shower and garden. While staying here we've seen a baby turtle, numerous iguanas, a civet, squirrels and when we came outside yesterday evening there was a peacock in the backyard. It's a few... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We stayed 5 nights here for our daughter's wedding recently and loved it. The bungalow is secluded from the main guesthouse in a beautiful tropical garden, self contained and self catering if you want although a great breakfast is provided and rice and curry at night on request. The staff are super-friendly and helpful and it's all just a few... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It's a little paradise.The host and thw hotess are very hospitable.they also have a very lovely boy.And provide good services.The breakfast is good,too. 就像一个世外桃源一样,男主人和女主人都很热情,据说女主人是英国人。提供的早餐也挺可口,在院子里悠闲的坐一下午,听着小鸟和松鼠唧唧咋咋,很惬意的生活。晚上在后院还看到了萤火虫。

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Address: Yaddehigodda Wattha | Bandaramulla, Mirissa, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Mirissa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Secret Guesthouse Hotel Mirissa

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