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Amba Ayurveda Boutique Hotel

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704 Welagedara Balapitiya, Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Balapitiya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014
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Godalming, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stayed at Amba for 6 nights over Christmas. It was our first experience of an Ayurveda hotel and we thoroughly enjoyed it, including our daughters, aged 18 and 16. Christine, the owner made us feel very welcome and she is an excellent host - very caring and attentive. The other staff were also excellent. The hotel was exactly to... More 

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AmbaAyurveda, Owner at Amba Ayurveda Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

The AmbaTeam is delighted that your whole family enjoyed their stay. Thank you for having taken the time to write comments into the TripAdvisor. We are looking forward very much to welcoming you again next Christmas! More 

Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We spent nearly 3 weeks,our stay was an unique wonderful combination of a small excellent hotel,,professional Ayurveda therapy,excellent cuisine,and a perfect,friendly team focusing throughout the day on wellfeeling of their guests,! We appreciated our stay in this lovely,small paradise!

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The whole Amba Team is delighted you enjoyed your stay, Thank you very much for having shared your experiences with TripAdvisor! More 

Port Vila, Vanuatu
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

What a surprise! Very comfortable and clean place with spacious rooms on an intimate secluded beach an hour and a half away by highway from Colombo. Super friendly and helpful staff and you can have a full ayurveda treatment, massage, yoga and a swim in the indian ocean. The food is excellent, local, original and full of variety. Spa quality... More 

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The Amba Team is delighted that you have enjoyed your stay and for having taken the time to share your experiences with TripAdvisor. Thank you! More 

Kuwait
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We spent 4 days in this quiet and enjoyable facility. The manager welcome us upon arrival. The room was not ready upon arrival; nevertheless, they rushed to get it ready. The room wonderful and comfortable. Afterwards we went to the ayurveda doctor appointment. Our experience from there on was all peace and relaxation. The doctor was very knowledgeable and the... More 

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Christine H, Guest Relations Manager at Amba Ayurveda Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

The Amba Team is delighted you enjoyed our Hotel and Service. It was a pleasure having you here. We would love to repeat it one day! Thank you for having taken the time to write on TripAdvisor! All the best! More 

Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I stayed at Amba for about 10 days in February and totally enjoyed the accomodation, the treatments and most of all my yoga classes. Unique experirence, every member of the staff is extremely professional and go out of their ways to ensure the best experience for thier clients. A special thanks to the yoga teacher who made me discover new... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for almost 2 weeks and I had a great time! The room was very spacious and comfortable and the hotel location is perfect, next to a beautiful beach not crowded with tourists, so you can relax and enjoy the peace and quiet.I chose the Spirit package which is about 3/4 treatments a day and for... More 

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AmbaAyurveda, Owner at Amba Ayurveda Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

The Amba Team is delighted you enjoyed our Hotel and Service. It was a pleasure having you here and helping you make your stay memorable. We would love to repeat it one day! Thank you for having taken the time to write on TripAdvisor! All the best! More 

Sydney, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

What can I say. I had the most wonderful two weeks at this resort. The staff were fantastic, the food delicious, my room - so comfortable and clean. The Ayurveda specialists were amazing. The Dr was very caring and pinpointed my issues exactly. The treatment plan she devised was spot on. The therapists were very skilled and very professional. I... More 

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AmbaAyurveda, Owner at Amba Ayurveda Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Louise, Udul and the whole Amba Team is delighted that they managed to make your stay in the Amba so successful! Thank you for sharing your experience with Trip Advisor. We are looking forward to your next visit in the hopefully not too distant future! More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I was very happy with the nice facility, consultations with the ayurvedic doctor, variety of treatments, delicious and healthy food, attentive and caring managerial, therapists and administrative staff and cleanliness at a reasonable price.

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Christine H, Owner at Amba Ayurveda Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

The Amba Team is delighted it succeeded in making your stay very enjoyable! Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with Trip Advisor! We hope we can welcome you some time again! More 

Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I spent 10 days, 9 nights at Amba. It was my first foray into Ayurveda and it was exceptional. The doctor on site was very caring and set up a great treatment plan for me. She was always available to answer questions throughout the treatments. The staff who took care of me was very experienced and professional, and also very... More 

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Christine H, Guest Relations Manager at Amba Ayurveda Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

The Amba Team is delighted you had such an enjoyable stay in our hotel. Thank you very much for having taken the time to write a detailed account of your experiences and for sharing it with Trip Advisor. We are looking forward to welcoming you again! More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We spent our 2 year anniversary at this hotel and were very pleased that we stayed here. The hotel is located on a beautful stretch of quiet peaceful beach. The hotel staff was wonderful! We really enjoyed the healthy ayurvedic food and learning about the local vegetables and herbs used in the variety of dishes we were served. Overall, it... More 

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Christine H, Owner at Amba Ayurveda Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at our Hotel! Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with Trip Advisor. Now you know where to go if in need of a relaxing and rejuvenating holiday! We would be very happy tp welcome you again! More 

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