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Located on the South Coast of Sri Lanka, 5 min from Tangalle and a 10 - min walk from the beach, Back of Beyond Kahandamodara is named after the flock of peacocks that strut across this land. This 10-acre property lies on the eastern back of a river that flows out to the sea around 500 m from the property. The lodge consists of a 3 bedroom bungalow, two 2-bedroom villas and a single bedroom cottage. These units can be booked independently or together for large groups. This retreat has been built mostly out of locally available materials including large mud bricks, bamboo, thatch for roofs etc. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with hot water showers. The rooms have either king-size double beds or twin beds. All rooms have ceiling fans and mosquito nets. Facilities include a Yoga shala, ayurveda center and swimming pool. The property has around 300 m of river frontage and kayaks are available for rental. A lovely wide and secluded beach is only a 10 minute walk from the property.
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Breakfast included
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Outdoor pool
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Mawella Lagoon Airport16 mi
Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport22 mi
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

I spent an idyllic two-night stay at Back of Beyond Kahandamodera from 17th to 19th November 2017. I have stayed here before and what never fails to impress me is the care and concern for the environment that is evident. Trees and plants are grown...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank tarawik49
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Stayed for two nights. The bungalow was spacious and comfy and built with nature. Peacocks come right up to the doorway in the mornings. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Hats off to the chef for the super local food!! All in all was...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Dilee15
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Clean airy accommodation delightful pool & yoga space. Wonderful service team delivering food excellence with loads of veges grown in the vege patch on the property! Ayurveda centre is on site.. you need to book and ensure that there are therapists available for you. Be...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank escapewithkitty
Reviewed May 27, 2018

You will not be disappointed on going to this luscious resort Plenty to do and see. Ideal place to get away and just simply be with what is Safe and secluded Food to die for Not much shopping around but that didn't enter into my...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Sue B
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We stayed there 02 nights in a villa called Dembara, Room is very nice with the A/C and a pantry. We had a great time there with the delicious food, First time we had Kurakkan Thalapa and Mineri pittu were Yummy. We enjoyed the swimming...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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"All bungalows are built with the nature. Good for anyone who enjoys the wild."
Aug 28, 2018
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"there are several variations of accommodation from family houses to single rooms"
Jun 4, 2018
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"Eco friendly hotel, No A/C rooms, Feel like staying in a village"
Dec 22, 2017
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"4 of us rented out an entire cottage which had two rooms ,ensuite washrooms, kitchenette and sitting areas..."
Mar 30, 2017
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$47 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceKahandamodara
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