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Dalmanuta Gardens - Ayurvedic Resort & Restaurant

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No 21 Meegama Rd | Warapitiya, Bentota 85000, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Muenster, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is really a dream and perfect for relaxing after a strenuous tour. We stayed at this hotel in early July as the only guests three days and felt like princesses :-). The whole staff was very friendly and always tried to make your stay as pleasant as possible. In Dalmanuta you feel always really welcome. The food was... More 

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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

we were in this lovely hotel for 3 nights . the hotel is located on bentota river which gives best view if you are looking for eco friendly hotel. hotel includes well organized Ayurveda treatments for all kind of people , mostly European. food was tasty and staff were helpful. nice place.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a place to slow down, and enjoy the tranquil gardens, the meals on the water and the many Ayurvedic treatments on offer. Unfortunately, we only had one night, and wanted to see the famous gardens of Bevis Bawa (The Brief) and his brother Geoffrey Bawa (Lunuganga) that are both about 20 minutes tuktuk away, so we had little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stayed at Dalmanuta Gardens for 3 days with our sons (9 & 12). The Pros Delicious papaya juice upon arrival. Very friendly staff and very accommodating. Beautiful surroundings. You can have your meals in the gazebos down near the river. Gorgeous! Delicious curries. Chef Athula was very helpful and gave an impromptu Sri Lankan cooking lesson (for free!). He... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

stayed 2 nights here in February It was very different to other places we stayed but nice different. Located on the lagoon you can sit and eat your meals watching the eagles and other birds. We ordered catch of the day for our diner at breakfast. The staff then went out and bought the fish fresh from the fishermen. What... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I have been holding back this review for so long. It's been almost a month since I was last at Dalmanuta Gardens and still - when I close my eyes at night, I am transported back to my walks in the evening where fire-flies fluttered about and I couldn't tell the difference between them and the stars. I don't want... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights at the end of a tour of Sri lanka and completely relaxed! The food was delicious with the chef always on hand to make something we fancied and delivered to wherever we wanted to eat in the grounds. We didn't take part in the Ayurvedic treatments or yoga sessions but the hotel was a... More 

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Ella, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Never seen a place like this! The client is just treated as a king! Everything was perfect, staff, food and rooms. Luxury and peaceful are the keywords for this hotel! After having travelled for 3 weeks in Sri Lanka, we were hoping to get some rest, mission accomplished!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stayed 6 nights at Dalmuta Gardens and had a wonderful time. We were there with our 3 children (9,7,3) and enjoyed it very much. We all could easily stay together in one bungalow. Very nice and helpfull staff. Would do anything for our kids to feel at home. It is close to Bentota beach (take a tuk tuk -... More 

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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Dalmanuta Gardens is a wonderful hotel made up of nine beautiful bungalows and extensive gardens leading down to the river. The pool area is lovely and we were presented with a fruit plate and water when we arrived for a swim. Each bungalow is set in a private garden with a table and chairs and sunbeds to relax on..although we... More 

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Peer F, Owner at Dalmanuta Gardens - Ayurvedic Resort & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Dalan. Thank you for your wounderful review and the lovely pictures along with it. We all would like very much to welcome you back. Please find our 5 different menues 3 of them for the different Doshas; Vata, Pita and Kapha. Plus our Barbeque meny. But most of all our A La Carte Menu. You can also find trhe... More 

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