We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 51 Tangalle B&Bs / inns

Sandy Cabanas

Save
You added Sandy Cabanas to your Saves list
Marakolliya Beach, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Hotel amenities
Sandy Cabanas
Ranked #31 of 51 Tangalle B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Tangalle
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

151 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    67
    44
    10
    12
    18
See reviews for
17
66
15
Business
0
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (8)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (151)
  • Mar-May only
    (31)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (34)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (34)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (52)
All months
Barcelona, Spain
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
35 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hamburg, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
France
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I really regret it not having paid attention to the warning reviews regarding this place, here at tripadvisor. The manager has a violent behaviour and has apparently a big problem with Sri Lankan guests. The manager molested my Sri Lankan friend, saying to him that he should stop speaking to the foreign guests. After talking to him, indicating that he... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We loved this place right from arrival. We treated ourselves to a cabana right at the front looking out to the beach...what a view! The beach was beautiful, the staff were friendly and the evening buffet BBQ was incredible. Great vibe and a fab place to stay.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Stayed here for one night in August with some friends. We had a nice clean but basic room on the second floor of a cabana. The outside shower was a nice touch. The Saturday night Sri Lankan BBQ and all you can eat buffet is not to be missed! Location is perfect and the beach is stunning!

Was this review helpful? Yes 11
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Very nice place to stay in Tangalle. We had one of the cabanas next to the beach and heard the waves while sleeping. The beach is beautiful and food was also good. Sometimes the fish was a little bit too dry, but the evenings BBQ was very good. I would go there again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 10
New York
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If only I had read the reviews before staying here! I stayed with a group of friends here for two nights. The second night after dinner the owner insulted my Sri Lankan friend (because the owner is completely racist) and then told us to leave his hotel. It was shocking to have someone tell us to get the out of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Sandy Cabanas? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Sandy Cabanas

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

164 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (163)
Viewed
Room/suite (12)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (32)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
View from room (10)
Viewed
Dining (14)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (85)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay