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Marakolliya Beach, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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Sandy Cabanas
Ranked #32 of 53 Tangalle B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I must admit , we checked into Sandy's and were taken away by the lovely amazing relaxed atmosphere . Our room was on the top level over Looking the ocean with full open sea views,the outside shower was so fantastic after "slumming" it in other places. The place was impeccably clean and fresh sheets ! After checking in we read... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sandy's cabanas is a perfect place if you want to live on the beach. Me and my family stayed at a family cabana as close you could get to the sea. Here you constantly heard the sound of the waves. You slept at the top floor just under the roof with no walls between you and the sea. When you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we called to ask for the price we agreed on 6000 rupies per night including breakfast and dinner. When we arrived we learned that there's also service charge of 10%. The cabana was awful. The worst thing about the entire place is that is smells horribly. I think that their plumbing must be leaking or something. We left after... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Tangalle and most accom was booked so the driver took us to Sandys. We'd been travelling in the mountains and were paying approx 3000 rupee per night, Sandys was 6600 but included buffet breakfast and dinner which was actually very nice. The bungalow was basic, but nice experience in a hut. The mattress was thin and on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up at Sandy Cabanas on New Years Eve after our booking in another town fell through. The owner was great and everyone was really accommodating. The food was fantastic and plentiful and catered to our dietary restrictions - vegetarian and gluten free. Both the buffet dinner and breakfast (included in the price) were amazing. Our two issues were... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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35 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stayed there only one night in a family room facing the see and kind of open rooftop so you feel the real nature with palm trees meanwhile you hear the ocean. Very nice views and great and quiet beach. We had dinner included and was very good with a wide buffet selection and fish BBQ in the beach. Also... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The following post describes what happened to me on Nov 16, 2014. I returned to the hotel at approximately 23:30 after eating dinner elsewhere. The gate was locked and all the lights in the hotel complex were turned off so I called out for someone to open the gate. The manager (recognizable by his bald head and big muscles) appeared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Evenings with curry bufet/all you can eat for 750 Rup. is great deal. Huge selection, one soup and dessert included. For 1500 Rup., you can have grilled fish/chicken as well. We recommend sitting on the beach when available.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We initially booked in for 2 nights at the Sandy beachfront Cabanas, having walked a few km from the main road and then along the beach looking for some beachfront accommodation, and spoken to some guests on the beach who recommended Sandy's. The room we stayed in had 3 walls, the 4th side being exposed to the sea and beachfront.... More 

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France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in a cabana by the sea. The room is very basic but only a few meters from the sea and it's why we chose it. There is a space betwen the roof made of palm tree leaves and the walls, for a good ventilation. Unfortunatly through this way rodents use to come ( squirels at day... More 

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Address: Marakolliya Beach, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Sandy Cabanas Hotel Tangalle

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