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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 5 days at lovely Turtle Bay Hotel end July. The place is a located away from the crowed tourist spots around Tangalle, on a wonderfull lonely, mile-long sandy beach near the Kalametiya bird sancturary. The hotel has 7 big clean rooms, a nice pool with wonderful view on the wild ozean, very friendly & helpful staff, and good... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Turtle Bay as a couple with a Friend and a 9 month old baby and I must say have had a lovely stay! This was the last leg of our trip to Sri Lanka and it didn't disappoint. The hotel is very very comfortable and the staff ensures all your needs are taken care of. With a 9 month... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I had a great time. The room was beautiful and elegant. The pool and restaurant were cozy. Service was very good. I have been told that you could do better for the price, but I thoroughly enjoyed myself. I would definitely return.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The house is located right on the sea. A clean room with a nice view. The stay was ok. But the price was no worth it. Nevertheless, if you are looking for the most expensive bottle of water or beer in Sri Lanka you might be at the good address.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Let's get the bad out of the way - First off, when we arrived, they informed us that only one person had been booked (thanks for the terrible and confusing booking system, agoda!). But here's the catch. They they "knew" it was a mistake though, and they had booked a room big enough for two, which was great... until they... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This hotel is absolutely fantastic! It is a little hard to find, and it is at the end of a gravel road but it is totally worth it!! The staff is very friendly and their attention to details is so kind. Every time we stepped out of the room, they would make the bed, and rearrange flowers on the bed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

The hotel itself is amazing, and the beach is very relaxing but has high waves for surfers or swimmers. But the food is horrendous, we couldn't eat thing s because they either stunk or because they tasted bad, we even had to buy our own noodles from a grocery store in galle and eat them

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

In September 2015 we spend our holidays in Sri Lanka. We prefer individual travelling, so we did a backpacking tour through this wonderful country. By chance we ended up in “turtle bay” close to Kalamatiya and we decided that this wonderful lonesome and beautiful bay is the perfect location for our planned wedding. Right after our return to Germany we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

This place is just beautiful! The hotel has plenty of character. Rooms are large with a balcony overlooking an ocean. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Food served is of a great quality! We loved staying there! The position of the hotel is perfect for those seeking bit of tranquility. The beach is empty with just few fisherman in a... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Turtle Bay certainly lived up to our expectations and more. After a very bumpy drive down a very random little road, we were wowed when we reached the hotel. The setting couldn't be more perfect with views down on to the beach. The rooms are large, clean and very impressive with the most wonderful views from the balcony. I would... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Small Luxury Hotel by the Beach of Kalamatiya, the first Bird Sanctuary of Sri Lanka. The hotel commands a 180' degree view of the Indian Ocean. The beach of the Hotel is a breeding ground for Turtles. Turtle Bay consists of 7 spacious and luxurious rooms. The restaurant offers gourmet food with personal attention. This is an ideal hideaway for couples and honeymooners. The two main National Parks namely Yala and Udawalawe located within 90 minutes drive from the Hotel. In house Turtle hatchery in it's private beach is a highlight for the guests. Kalamatiya Lagoon is located within five minutes of walking from the hotel which is a Bird Watchers Paradise. Traditional Lagoon Boat Trip for Bird Watching is not to be missed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turtle Bay

Address: | Southern, Kalamatiya 82200, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Kalamatiya
Price Range: $107 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Turtle Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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