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Lara's Place

Ganahena | Ganahena Road, Unawatuna Hill, Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #35 of 83 Unawatuna B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Besancon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean rooms Very helpful owner, has a lot to share and can give explanations on nearly everything Close to the beach, but main beach, towncenter is a bit far (20 minutes walk) I would definitely recommend the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place is perfect. Very quiet and located 5 minutes up the mountain from the beach. The rooms are big and new with all the services. The owner is very friendly. You can see the sea from the room terrace. Very recommended place. The area is better than the ones from the beach side.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I stayed at Lara's Place with a friend for what was meant to be 3 nights and we extended the stay as we were so comfortable and happy! The room was clean and comfortable, nice furnishings and bathroom clean and bright. Views towards to beach were fantastic, and we used the seating area outside the room for relaxing having either... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We stayed here for 10 nights in February, the apartments are a very nice size and there is a beautiful view of the Sea from the balcony. Lara goes out of his way to make your stay a welcome one any help you need for a transfer or a driver for a trip he will organize for you. We had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

lovely terrace , charming and warm welcome , recommend this place , visit also Jina's in town its a famous and delicious vegetarian restaurant and the Sanctuary for a relaxing massage in a wild garden with birds and Bear Monkey, marvellous !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is a superb apartment! Very well finished and equipped, with very comfy bed, sun beds, sofa and full kitchen. There are stunning views over the bay and Lara and his family are lovely! A truly relaxing heaven on earth! Couldn't recommend it highly enough!

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We landed at Lara's Place on our first day in Sri Lanka thanks to a friend, and Mr. Lara was so nice to accomodate us at 2am! Clean, simple and priced well. And the views and sound of the sea are veryy relaxing.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

It took us quite a bit to get to write a review but we wanted to thank Lara for his amazing hospitality and friendly welcoming he gave us. His place is just amazing. Newly built with simple, minimalistic but essential furnishing. The bedroom and bathroom (ensuite) are really really spacious and comfortable and terrace with views of the ocean are... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We stayed at Lara's Place for seven nights and really appreciated our stay! Lara, the owner, is very service minded and reliable, the view from the guesthouse was really beautiful (the guesthouse is located up in the hills), the room was basic but nice. The breakfast was nice although same every day (you could pay for additional things) and the... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

It's quite a nice place, with a good location up on the hill away from hustle and bustle of Unawatuna beach. I think it might be the best place in whole Unawatuna area, which we didn't like much, as the beach is ugly, small, narrow, full of rubbish, noisy, and expensive in comparison to other places as Hikkaduwa for example.... More

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Address: Ganahena | Ganahena Road, Unawatuna Hill, Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
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Lara's Place is a beautiful, peaceful haven on the hill above Unawatuna. Nestling in a lush garden, Lara's Place offers two en-suite double bedrooms that open out onto a spacious balcony that has excellent views of the bay. Our guests can relax to the sound of birdsong or the gentle breaking waves, or enjoy delicious Sri Lankan curries made only from fresh ingredients each day. Although only a five minute walk or a brief tuk-tuk trip to the beach, guests are removed from the hustle and bustle of the tourist beachfront. The owners, Lara and Uthkarsha, welcome you to their little piece of paradise. ... more   less 
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