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Turtle Bay

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Kalamatiya | Southern, Tangalle 82200, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kenmare
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Take no notice of the review below, it is from April last year, they have now replaced the pool with a fantastic new one which lights up at night adding to the whole beauty of your surroundings. It is a tough journey to get here but boy is it worth it, from the magnificent views to the beautiful rooms the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My partner and I booked a 5 days treat at Turtle bay,the view is to die for and the rooms were amazing.We had a little balcony looking at the sea for our morning coffee and our evening drinks. Unfortunately the sea has very strong currents so we wanted an hotel with swimming pool.Every time I`ve attempted a swim in the... More 

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Turtle Bay over Christmas and New Year with some friends.This small boutique hotels offers everything for a totally relaxing stay,there are only 7 bedrooms all large,clean and comfortable with stylish bathrooms,all the rooms are overlooking the gardens and pool with stunning views of the bay ideal for watching the amazing sunsets,with or without a... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

If you are lucky enough to get a room at this small boutique hotel prepare to chill out at a most spectacular secluded ocean side location. To top things off the staff are the most helpful and friendly group of people you would ever wish to meet. Nothing is too much trouble for them, the food is fantastic and subject... More 

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Surrey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We stayed at turtle bay for 12 days over Xmas and new year, after stops in Colombo and Candy to see main sights,we were in a group of 3 couples and met up with 2 couples at hotel. We had 4 days of rain, then lovely weather, but even the rain couldn't spoil this little Gem, Sarath, Mahesh and all... More 

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New York City, New York
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160 reviews 160 reviews
57 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This hotel is perfect. The rooms are spacious, quiet, clean, and bright, and the views are spectacular. The restaurant is great, and the wait staff will prepare anything you wish, to make you happy. The massage therapist there is excellent (and the room for the massage is so refreshing and beautiful). And the staff are superb, every single one of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This place is all about the service WHAT WE LOVED: - it's a small place with less than 10 rooms meaning you get a v personal service - there's a large pool and deserted beach on your doorstep - they clean and tidy your room EVERY time you leave it! - the food was amazing if you like authentic Sri... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

As a regular visitor to Sri lanka for holiday i can easily say this is the best set up i have seen if you want empty white sandy beaches and tranquility. Its a three hour drive from colombo and we only found it by chance as we were following englands cricket team. There are only a few rooms so you... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Turtle Bay has the look and feel of the ultimate romantic getaway...a stylish and sophisticated hotel gleaming breezy white above the picture perfect, palm fringed swimming pool, the ground beyond tumbling towards a seaswept, rocky, and secluded shoreline. Its superb position must make Turtle Bay one of the most idyllic, scenically spectacular hotel locations in Sri Lanka. Our large and... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

As a journalist I travel a lot. And I pay my bill for my stay. So I can feel like every guest and watch the hotel and express my opinion without manipulation. I stood one week here.It was one of my most unforgettable stays in a hotel. I was really astonished after a long trip from Colombo.A small road leads... More 

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