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Talalla Retreat

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“open air”(44 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed two nights at Tallala Retreat. As soon as we arrived we realised it was not the place for us. I am Sinhala by descent and felt awkward to be the only brown person at the hotel, aside from staff. My preference would be...More

Thank Hiranya998
Response from laurie432, Manager at Talalla RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Hi Hiranya.....A very thoughtful review...thank you.....The make up of guests depends of course on who comes....We have had Sri Lankan weddings at Talalla so if you were there then westerners were in the minority. We are primarily a hotel that offers Surf ,Yoga ,and Wellness...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend to stay in a room either close to the pool or beach. Rooms on top floor are the most beautiful but beware of the monkeys & chipmonks. Don't leave food laying around. Ground floor room might be the better option if you wish...More

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Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi and thanks for your kind words. Its true that the top rooms...which are just great.....have no windows and as we are in a Jungle area animal friends...monkeys ect can come and visit.....these encounters can be highlights for some and disturbing for others....so we have...More

Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Talalla for a week. Had the best time. Great ambiance, food and people. Well rested after all the yoga classes. Next time I will be back for a surf camp! Advies for all solo travellers; book a yoga retreat or surfcamp for a...More

1  Thank Monique W
Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded November 2, 2017

Hi Monique...I couldnt agree with you more....the surf or yoga camps are a dream holiday for solo travellers...Its a joy to see so many lasting friendships formed at Talalla. See you next time.

Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Talalla retreat for 3 nights and it was incredible. The rooms (upper floor) are open with no windows, so you feel like sleeping in the nature but on a very comfortable bed with a good mosquito net. The bathroom is also open,...More

1  Thank JaviGlaswey
Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded October 18, 2017

Hi and thank you for your kind words.....lets hope we see you again soon.....

Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stayed in. Talalla retreat back in May. We had been travelling around Sri Lanka and had just got engaged and so we wanted somewhere nice to stay with good beaches for surfing and I wanted somewhere I could practice yoga. We...More

Thank ClairenNathan10
Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded October 18, 2017

Hi and how great we shall be seeing you again .....have a great wedding.

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