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Temple Road | Aranwella, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very trendy, small boutique hotel - "in the middle of nowhere"! Ideal for yoga fans, honeymooners or those wanting a few days away from it all. There is a local village a 10 minute drive away. Very comfortable rooms; lovely bathrooms (although the polished concrete floors are slippery when dry!); beautiful pool and fab views over tranquil gardens and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here to have a dinner. We were suggested a set menu which in some cases could be very boring. We were very much pleased and surprised to enjoy fantastic food. It was made in a very delicate manner (local flavor combined with European delivery). Apart from food it is important to mention about surrounding atmosphere. It is a... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Maya for 12 days and 11 nights as part of an Ashtanga Yoga package. Our stay was wonderful in every respect. The yoga was wonderful with our morning practice undertaken in the outdoor shala nestled within the sights and sounds of nature.. Our evening yoga workshops were held indoors in the beautiful main house. I was in... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Maya Villa for 4 nights in May together with friends. It was our first trip to Sri Lanka and Maya was the perfect first introduction by providing the required balance of stunning views, peaceful surroundings and a real flavor of the country. Our room was extremely comfortable and well designed, a sanctuary in fact. The Maya house... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We are from Brisbane, Australia, and we stayed at Maya with our daughter and her boyfriend in April 2014 for 4 glorious days and nights. From the moment that we all entered the cinnamon gates and laid eyes on the beautifully restored walawwa nestled amongst the lush surroundings of colourful flora and fauna overlooking the rice paddy fields we knew... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Since I last stayed, the owners have made peace with the local temple & noise issue, added AC's to the rooms & enhanced just about everything else which is special about the place. Attention to detail makes the experience more than special. The service is flawless & the food better than many 5 star hotels on the island. Chef is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We have now been back to Maya three times in two years - and we don't tend to re-visit, so this place is extremely special. The whole atmosphere is 100% perfect for relaxing and just 'chilling' - the accommodation, the service, the pool, the grounds and the location - it all adds up to an amazing place. Its set slightly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights as part of our honeymoon. It is one of the best places we have ever stayed. From the moment we arrived we felt calm and serene. Maya is so luxurious but in an understated way, the rooms are beautiful and the food is the best we had in Sri Lanka. If you enjoy pure... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

A friend and I stayed at Maya for 4 nights in February. Maya is gorgeous - the grounds are beautiful, overlooking rice paddies and the rooms are gorgeous. Ours had a private courtyard, with the bathroom and bedroom opening out through sliding glass doors that disappeared into the wall. The food was delicious, if a little pricey. But the staff... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We stayed at Maya for two nights in the first week of January during our ten day holiday in India. From the moment we entered the property I had a fantastic vibe about Maya. I wanted to immediately settle into one of the hammocks in the lush and expansive garden which had plenty of palm trees and an unobstructed view... More

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Address: Temple Road | Aranwella, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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