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Back of Beyond - Kahandamodara

Warnakulasuriya Mawatha, Galagagoda | Kahandamodara, Ranna, Kahandamodara 001, Sri Lanka
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first visit to this lovely place and it was our honeymoon! yes we explored the whole area with the aid of lagoon rides, cycling, trishaw rides. the stay was a unique one and thanks Yohan for building such an eco friendly place. the staff was just not like other Sri Lankans. this was one memorable stay.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

3 families stayed at the Siyambala. The kids loved the pool which was one depth all over and even the 5 year old could just stand. so no worries. The beach is a 5 min drive, clean and isolated. Rooms are good, clean and even though no A/C it was not a problem. Nelson and the other staff are so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My friends and I picked the Kahandamodara 4BR villa for our slightly delayed Christmas vacation, and I must say it was just out of this world! :) It really was excellent on all fronts: 1. Staff was very eager to make us all feel at home 2. Food was fabulous no matter what we ordered 3. The lagoon made a... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This place was even better than the lovely photos! Clean and comfortable, this eco resort really shines! We stayed in 2 villas, each beautiful, well-appointed and very interesting! We had clean sheets, mosquito nets and plentiful clean and fluffy towels. This was the 8th lace we stayed in on our trip to Sri Lanka and it was far-and-away the best... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

stayed here for new year's eve. Great atmosphere and stylish cottages with open-air bathroom! The dinner was the highlight! huge jambo prawns perfectly cooked. Ranna beach is 5-10 minutes of walk away and the feeling of walking on an almost private beach is just awesome.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Excellent place to relax and the closeness of the rooms to nature is awesome. The nature inspired bathroom is a unique feature. Make sure you walk to the beach and do some kayaking in the river. There is no light pollution to obstruct your stargazing in the night, I've seen a very clear night's sky there. The staff is also... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful time at back of beyond Kahandamodara. We loved the environmentally friendly architecture and construction of the buildings, the large open spaces and lawns, many trees including so many local varieties of fruits on the property. Many vegetables and fruits are grown organically on the property. The food was the best we have had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I was there on last January 2014 with my family.we stayed at 2 bedroom cottage. Place was very clarm, spacious and clean. Awesome mouthwatering Sri Lankan style food.specially Nelson(caretaker) very friendly person and he was patronizing to show us all the places ,challets in the ecoretriet. Enough spaces for children to play. Close to nature. This place ideal for nature... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Kahandamodara was the first of the BOB place we visited. We climbed Sigiriya / Pidurangala and Ritigala. The place was warm and homely and my friends and I had a great time. We even did a trip with the village boatman in the sanctuary and saw many unsual bird species. The food and the services was excellent. I recommend this... More 

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This was the second Back of Beyond place during our trip to Sri Lanka & although different to Pidurangala it had its own special charm. Great location for bird watching with plenty of ponds within a short walking distance. Also, very close & an easy walk down country lanes to the coast & lagoon. An active fishing community provided some... More 

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