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Richard's Cabanas

38 Galmadawwa Road Ponchiakurudoga, Tissamaharama 82600 Sri Lanka
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Richard’s Cabanas Privacy in a green and serene country environment on the edge of Tissamaharama. A tranquil cool oasis in which exclusive and secluded garden cabanas are surrounded by trees, shrubbery, and an array of indigenous birds attracted to the passing stream. Our swimming pool is kept in sparkling pristine condition. Smartly furnished, spotlessly clean rooms with wide verandas and spacious en suite bathrooms with hot-and-cold. A/C: all-channel DSTV: and wifi that always works! You can choose from pool-side rooms in the dining room area, or others in a more sequestered area nearby. Parking provided and arrangements made for drivers’ accommodation nearby. Delicious home-made food cooked to order and eaten either in our open sided thatched roof dining room or on your patio, as you wish. Immediate access to walks and cycle-rides through paddy fields to explore nearby lakes and temples. We can organize safaris to the national parks, camping, bird watching trips, airport shuttles and island-wide tours. Tissa is the nearest town to Yala and Bundala National Parks which are each less than is 20 km away. Kataragama Temples are 18 kms and Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport 19 is kms away
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Infinity pool
Breakfast available
Bicycles available
Kids stay free
Children's television networks
Free internet
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
Separate dining area
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Sinhala
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Most likely the most gorgeous, peaceful and special place I’ve stayed in Sri Lanka. The quiet cabanas are in the middle of an amazingly beautiful, well-taken care of garden, and the pool and bar area are in the middle of several different species of banana and mango trees. A spectacular place. Still best of the house is its owner, Amila, a peaceful, honest and attentive young man who goes above and beyond for you to be well at all times, even anticipating what you need or how you might be feeling. He very kindly prepared for me two ayurvedic remedies to cure my tummy pain and my cold, and that really helped. I only regret not having stayed longer in this peaceful oasis, but as agreed with Amila, I’ll be back to stay at least one week!
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Property's Favorite Review
Stayed here for 2 nights with 5 friends in the rooms next to the swimming pool. Upon arrival got welcomed by the nice and friendly family and received a delicious welcome drink. The rooms are spacious and clean and the bathroom is huge. Also the breakfast is very delicious and freshly prepared. They have a garden with all kinds of fruits and the leftovers are fed to various animals around the cabanas (peacock, toucan, jungle fowl). Also the dinner is very delicious and prepared by the son. Best homestay I stayed at while in Sri Lanka.
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Stayed two nights here to do a safari in Yala, clean rooms with air con but sadly no fridge. The pool was really clean and in a lovely setting. WiFi was good in the restaurant but patchy in the room. Friendly helpful staff and good laundry service. Food was good and much better than in a restaurant we ate at in town so would recommend eating at the hotel, good value too.
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We stayed for 2 nights and had the entire resort to our selves. The room was spacious and clean and surroundings were peaceful and serene.Although we did not utilise the pool it looked clean and inviting. Our host AJ was very kind and helpful and although we did not meet his wife she cooked a lovely breakfast and also made a breakfast for us to take on our early morning safari. The cabanas are well located and was an easy stroll to nearby restuarant's. The young man whom worked at the cabanas (sorry I could not recall his name ) deserves a special mention for all his hard work ! Thankk you all and we would love to return one day. Kay & Greg Australia.
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An incredible place to stay! We stayed for 2 nights and the location is amazing, the room was comfortable, the staff were super friendly and couldn't do enough for us. We ate a delicious breakfast which was served on our terrace where we were able to watch the wildlife, everything was exceptional. We will definitely be back for another holiday.
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$49 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceTissamaharama
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Frequently Asked Questions about Richard's Cabanas
Which popular attractions are close to Richard's Cabanas?
Nearby attractions include Tissa Wewa (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Richard's Cabanas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Richard's Cabanas?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Richard's Cabanas?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Richard's Cabanas?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Richard's Cabanas?
Conveniently located restaurants include Chef Lady Restaurant, The flavors restaurant, and Green Hut Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Richard's Cabanas?
Yes, guests have access to an infinity pool during their stay.
Does Richard's Cabanas have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Richard's Cabanas offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Richard's Cabanas located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Tissamaharama.
Are any cleaning services offered at Richard's Cabanas?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Richard's Cabanas?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, and Sinhala.