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Taragala Place

Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary, Tangalle SP, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
Arbol75 Paris, France
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Paris, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Next to the beautiful bird reserve and one of the most secret hidden beach in Sri Lanka, even though the waves are more rough than in other places in the West. We could cook on our own and if you feel like you could help fishermen pulling their net in exchange of what they'll give you free fishes. The room... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We made our second visit to Taragala Place in February 2014. The fact that we returned indicates that we really like the place; we were just as impressed the second time. It really is a fabulous place to stay if you like very quiet, close to nature isolation. We made some advanced preparations based on our previous stay mainly by... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Sri Lanka was my home for 9 years until 2003 and since then I have been visiting twice a year. I think it fair to say that I have travelled throughout most of the island and have watched it suffering during wartime, struggling to recover from the tsunami and now emerging with a confidence that is great to see. In... More

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

First of all, the location is spectacular, right near the Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary, at the edge of a traditional Sri Lankan village (Kalametiya), at about 4 km from the main road. The villagers are really friendly, so please be careful to smile and say hello to anyone. Don't worry, they won't ask you money for various "services" as it happens... More

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Ulm, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

InSept. we stayed at Taragala Place for 3 nights and we wished we could have stayed longer because we felt so good and relaxed there. It is such a peaceful and relaxed place with the beautiful view into the bird sanctuary and to Taragala rock. This we liked to climb and it is like being in paradise with the ocean... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We spent few nights in this really amazing place. It was exactly what we need to have rest and peace in our roadtrip. Maybe one of our best memorie of our travel. The personnel is descreet and very helpfull. The little town there is really nice, and safe. The beach is the most beautifful beach we saw in all Sri... More

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Pardubice, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We wanted to stay in Taragala Place for two nights. Finally we spent there one more night, because it was the best accomodation during our travelling. Quiet peaceful place, friendly local people, lazy peacocks, very nice homemade srilankan food, perfect service at all… Just ideal for our wedding which we had at nerby beautiful beach. Thank Magda and Shane, they... More

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england
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113 reviews 113 reviews
85 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Pretty cottages on the edge of the bird reserve. The 2 cottages feature a small basic kitchen, cold showers, comfortable beds and electricity for fans and lighting. Magdelena was on hand to make sure we got the best out of our stay, suggesting walks and local boat trips and was extremely helpful. Sri lankan food is available during your stay.... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We really enjoyed our 3 night stay at Taragala Place in March 2013. The bungalow is built in traditional style which very much attracted us and it was extremely interesting. It had windows and doors open to every direction to catch the slightest breeze. There is no air conditioning but a powerful electric fan maintained a reasonable cool whilst sleeping.... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

What more can you say beyond all the wonderful comments that have already been left about this place. As others have stated if you are looking for 5* luxury, room service, air conditioning etc then this is not the place for you. If however you want to go back to basics and simply immerse yourself in something other than your... More

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Address: Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary, Tangalle SP, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
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