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Cantaloupe Aqua

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Matara Road, Habaraduwa | Talpe, Unawatuna, Galle GL 80630, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed the stay here, the views were amazing and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, especially Madawa. Highly recommend staying here. Rooms are spacious and the restaurant food was delicious. Despite being monsoon season and it raining, I loved hanging around the hotel.

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Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Dear Aron, Thank you for your kind review , service and attention to detail is one of the most important aspects of our product so it is always good to hear feedback like yours! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food at our restaurant Coconut which serves Pan asian fusion with speciality in Thai and Sri Lankan food.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent 4 Nights in this amazing hotel. From my point of view is one of the best Hotels in Sri Lanka! It offers highest international standards and is very well managed and organized. Everybody here is very professional and helpful! The area is unbelievable, you got a nice pool with an amazing ocean view, a wonderful relaxing area with... More 

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Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Christoph, We are truly delighted to read your fantastic review and humbled that you think we are one of the best hotels on the island. While we feel that we are very strong in our category , there are definitely a few hotels which we still aspire to be at the same level as. However we do agree that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great spot to call 'home base' during a visit to Unawatuna. The hotel is REALLY close to the Ocean, and its so relaxing to hear the sound of the waves when you are lying down in bed. The food was decent and the staff were friendly. Overall I can recommend this property. Tip: Ask the reception to book your... More 

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Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Dear Jordan, Thanks for your review and recommendation of our property. As you have mentioned we are a 10 minute ride from the Unnawatuna bay and offer our guests a peaceful and serene atmosphere. While we do not own our own vehicles for day excursions we are happy to arrange hired vehicles or rickshaws for our guests. We are currently... More 

Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful property on the beach.excellent views obviously.helpful staff.not to far away from other beautiful locations like paradise beach, galle. We rented a bike with the hotel staff's help and visited all these places on the bike 😁😁

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Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Dear Anuradha, It is great to see your review and thanks for your kind feedback on our property, views and staff. The area around has many attractions to visit and many people enjoy cycling to the nearby beaches, turtle sanctuary and even the Galle fort. The hotel is happy to arrange bike rentals to facilitate this as well as organise... More 

Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Room cleaning twice a day Close proximity to both Unawatuna, Galle and more quiet and unvisited beaches of Talpe One of the greatest experience in my life was to listen to the sound of the ocean while lying in bed on the mezzanine floor. Even with the terrace doors closed you could feel like sleeping on the beach! :D... More 

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Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hello, Its great to hear about your relaxing experience at Aqua. Our close proximity to the sea allows you to enjoy the lovely sounds of waves all day long and is extremely conducive to midday naps! Yes we agree that the swimming conditions of the sea directly in front of us can vary due to season , however there is... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this gem of a hotel on the beach on trip advisor. We just did a two day trip from dubai. Jumped in registered taxi for 7500 Sri Lankan rupees and took 2 hours ish to Unawatuna. Make sure if you want to hire a car you have an international driving license. Very very helpful staff at hotel, great prices... More 

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Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to post this great review. It sounds like you made the most of your two day trip and we are honoured that you chose to stay with us. We strive to deliver personalised service and we are so glad to see this reflect in our customers feedback. Do check out our newly launched... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived again at the hotel and were pleased to see the change and fresh look to the property. The view is still breathtaking and with the ocean so close to the property I felt like on a boat. The access to beach is not great but you can access the beach from the left side and when on your... More 

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Cantaloupe_Aqua, Director of Sales at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Dear Julienne, Thanks for taking the time share your feedback with us after your recent stay at Cantaloupe Aqua. Our staff are very happy to welcome you back to our property fresh after the renovation. We are glad that you got our invite for our special reopening summer offer that we send out to all our loyal guests! Yes we... More 

Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was so happy to stay at this awesome boutique hotel. The hotel is beautiful and the staff is extra-ordinary! Always smiling and happy to please the guest. Gayan the Manager is more than willing yo go off his way to help the guests and so very friendly. I have travelledall over the world but the hotel and staff are... More 

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Cantaloupe_Aqua, Director of Sales at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Dear Margharita, It was a pleasure hosting you at Cantaloupe Aqua after our renovation.. We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Gayan is our new RDM at Cantaloupe Aqua and we will be sure to share your comments with the rest of the team. We are humbled by your comparison of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic hotel, really good staff in the restaurant and bar area who were very accommodating. There were a couple of minor issues which we had eg Internet connection - but hotel sorted out right away

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Cantaloupe_Aqua, Director of Sales at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Dear Julia Thank you very much for staying with us recently. It's great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Our team was thrilled to read you review! It's nice to read your comments about our restaurant and quality of our food. Since we have just completed our renovation we have decided to extend our Summer offer... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolute heaven! We loved our stay at Cantaloupe Aqua, immediately felt comfortable and welcome in this clean and chic hotel! It has recently undergone a renovation and everything felt fresh and vibrant. We stayed in the Aqua Chic room which has a corner spa overlooking the beach - bliss! The staff were all naturally friendly and accommodating, they made our... More 

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Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Nicole, Thank you for taking the time to write us this amazing review. The Aqua Chic room you stayed in is very popular due to the stunning view it affords and as you mentioned the hotel recently reopened after a renovation and we are happy to say it has never looked better. The kitchen staff will be delighted to... More 

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