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Mangrove Beach Cabanas & Chalets

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Kapuhenwela | Marakolliya, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Mangrove Beach Cabanas & Chalets
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stanton In Peak
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92 reviews 92 reviews
49 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic location right on the beach. The cabanas were simple but characterful and close to the main eating and sitting area. The bathroom is accessed via a heavy wooden hatch downstairs, which presents its own dangers, but where else is your shower head a conch shell and the looroll holder another shell?! Loungers are provided for every room, along with... More 

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bournemouth uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in a chalet , basic and clean. Not value for money. What you pay for is the beautiful beach and the fact that you are right in front of the rock pools. Try to get your hammock or lounger early as there aren't enough for everyone (people from other bungalows seem to also share these). There are other beach... More 

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We trudged up and down the beach to find some accommodation as most places were fully booked and luckily found this place which is absolute paradise. THE best place we stayed in our whole time in Sri Lanka. The rooms are actual chalets in the sense that they're not just a room. It's very spacious, modern, stylish, separate toilet and... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in number 1 cabana, with perfect sea view from your bed, which was extremely comfortable. Quirky inside with sea shells for toilet roll holder, Celing fan and didnt have any problem with mosquitoes as all windows had screening on them. Restaurant pleasent with wooden tables facing the sea and food good quality. Wifi signal strong around restaurant area. Hammocks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been our third hotel in Lanka in a week and by far the best. While Palm Villa in Mirissa was a nice and friendly welcome point and Talalla Retreat an overpriced and overrated yoga place, Mangrove Cabanas capture the essence of the southern coast for me best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here a few times in the past year and we have always just felt like it was a little piece of paradise. The setting is really relaxing, the coconut grove in which the cabanas are set -with good distance between each bungalow- is truly enjoyable. Although the food is rather average (for vegetarian fare), the rooms are very... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We opted to start our holiday to Sri Lanka at the coast and then move inland to Ella, Kandy, Sigiriya and back to Columbo. Mangrove Beach Cabanas and Chalets exceeded our expectations. We were still travel weary when we arrived after our long flight and it was the perfect place to recover and rest up. The beach is stunning -... More 

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Paxos, Greece
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83 reviews 83 reviews
50 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed here 2yrs in a row & this place just can't be beaten. Great staff jeevan, niranja (right spelling?) Suli & all the other boys are just great. We left tangalle to go to Mirissa & wish we'd stayed at tangalle a bit longer. Keep up the good work guys, we'll be back again for sure. 1st class

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Stayed for 4 nights, next time will be longer. The only sound at night is the sea crashing in, 20 metres from our front door. We stayed in No.10 chalet which is one of 2 large chalets with an outdoor bathroom the size of a small house. Our verandah was the envy of the other guests, coming complete with a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We stayed at the Mangrove Beach Chalets and loved every second of our stay. We would have stayed longer if the place was not completely booked up. The rooms are a little dark but the location is perfect. The staff super friendly and the restauant right on site has beautiful views and serves some of the best food we sampled... More 

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