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Lonely Beach Resort Tangalle

Kapuhenwala Road | Marakolliya, Tangalle 8100, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: The beach is stunning. Lovely rooms, right on the beach but still private. Short walk to Mangrove Spa (excellent and v cheap, highly recommend). Breakfast excellent with generous portions, dinner a little pricier but tasty and reasonable value. Friendly and helpful staff. Room furnishings were functional and adequate. Small but nice ocean view. Best to go by tuk tuk... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights in Lonely beach resort. The place looks really peaceful. We had the Deluxe room with terrace and seaside view. It was a nice place to stay with a really nice manager ! But the rooms ... We didn't feel comfortable in it. The light made us depressed, so many Mosquitos and no decoration. It really looks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Fantasic hotel located just on the beach among coconut palms. The staff was great. The hotel is located a few kilometers from the Tangalee city center, so you can feel the atmosphere of a real "Lonely Beach". We stayed in a very nice and clean room with a wonderful terrace with a view on the ocean. Food offered in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed in the room on the first floor and had our own large balcony with views to the ocean. Clean, good size room with a fan and mosquito net. The bed was also large and quite comfy which makes a change! We had some meals at the hotel and they were all delicious and the setting was lovely right... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This was our third time here and we never tire of this peaceful location. the staff are great, the food good and simple. The beach was not quite so lonely this year but even when it was crowded it only had 12 people to about 3 kms. We also had at least three turtles come ashore to nest within 400... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The place is in a lovely spot, right on the beach and I'm sure we would have had a different experience if we had booked one of the rooms (especially the ones facing the beach) but... ... we stayed in the only cabana they have, for 1 night (out of 6 booked) and we left straight away. It's tiny (3m... More

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lonelybeach, Manager at Lonely Beach Resort Tangalle, responded to this review

Thanks for you review and I'm so sorry that we couldn't meet the expectations.Unfortunately we were fully booked on those dates so that we were unable to provide you with other room type. This room "Budget Cabana" is the cheapest room in our hotel I do agree with you its bit small and not comfortable as other room types.This used... More

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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We spent 12 truly beautiful days here. The location is superb, the rooms with balcony are about the most private rooms in the area and the food is some of the best you can get, but what makes this place also very special to us, is the feeling that everybody who works here, really cares for the place and for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

If you go to Sri Lanka and like beaches, you have to come to Tangalla and to this space specifically, it is so special and so beautiful. The hotel was basic but very nice and indeed you feel alone, which is great for holidays. The cook and the owner were particularly nice. We loved everything at our stay there, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed at the Lonely Beach Resort for 4 nights and think it is wonderful! It is located right in the beach, additionally next to a nice lagoon, and has a restaurant that serves really good food! The staff is also very nice and helpful and for example can organise you a driver etc. The rooms cine with a huge... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Nothing to complain or to worry about it, I was there and just relaxed. Sun, waves, lonely beaches, friendly and helpfull staff, good food, palmes, lot of germans, some russians, beer, curry Keep calm and Curry on!

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Address: Kapuhenwala Road | Marakolliya, Tangalle 8100, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
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Lonely Beach Resort is a place where sun, sand and sea combine into a paradise on earth. A place where your dreams come true. You can have your own privacy and relax enjoying the tranquil beauty of the paradise. The picturesque view of the broad white sandy beaches surrounded by swaying palm trees will make you feel like you on heaven. The resort lies next to the amazing Rakewa lagoon which is rich in exotic marine life and mangroves. The weather remains warm throughout the year as the resort is located in one of the hot climatic area of the country. So its ideal for you to have a great sun bath through out your stay. This Lonely Beach Resort is truly a place where peace and tranquility envelops you and a heaven on earth. ... more   less 
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