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    Talalla Retreat

    Talalla South, Talalla 60604, Sri Lanka
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          Overview
          • Excellent43%
          • Very good32%
          • Average14%
          • Poor8%
          • Terrible3%
          Apr 30, 2017
          “Beautiful place, but tired staff”
          Apr 16, 2017
          “Fantastic location ”
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast Buffet
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          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Talalla retreat is a beautiful gem, a relaxed remote resort where one can tune into natures own rhythm and enjoy a luxurious off-the-grid escape. The open al fresco rooms creates a special feeling, a feeling of union with the nature. The resort area is beautifully...More

          Thank Sanni L
          Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 1 week ago

          Hi Sanni and thanks for your kind words....Even though the clinic over the road has no connection with us I to am happy to endorse it.....and we hope to see you again.

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Big fan of talalla retreat, we try to come with my husband at least 2 times a year. He does the surf camp and i do yoga when i want, wellness. Each time we come is unique, we enjoy getting to know new awesome persons...More

          Thank marinefournier
          Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 1 week ago

          Hi and thank you....I hope we get to meet on your next visit...enjoy

          Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

          This place has a good range of rooms, and is in a beautiful setting. The pool was great and the grounds are large. We felt it had more of a hippy/rave feel rather than one of a retreat and it was actually quite noisy in...More

          Thank DrDashing
          Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded May 2, 2017

          Hi Dr Dashing....Glad you enjoyed Talalla....We get all types of people staying with us so I guess the atmosphere at Talalla is constantly changing...I will say I have never experienced anything close to a Rave atmosphere....we are as a rule an early to bed early...More

          Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

          It was an absolutely beautiful setting of beach life meets jungle fever. Along with awesome Yoga & Meditation teachers, which I learned so much from! The staff were extremely friendly and everyone around the resort kept the nature side of things looking immaculate. I was...More

          Thank Larissa W
          Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded May 1, 2017

          Hi Larissa.....Well said...Its good to remind travelers that they have come to a Tropical Country and to prepare for that....I live in a hot climate so the 25 to 29 temperature is fine for me but coming from a cold climate is different...which is why...More

          Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

          Yes, there are a few lovely things about the Talalla retreat that would be only fair to mention: lovely grounds, clean rooms, free filtered water, cool outdoor showers. However for us, there were more cons than pros about this place. The two biggest are about...More

          Thank Heathrmaye
          Response from TalallaManagement, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded April 24, 2017

          Thanks for the first three sentences.....now your complaints.....I will just say if you think $15 is delusional for the quality classes and teachers we have then lets just leave it at that.

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          • Pool
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          • Free Parking
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          • Beachfront
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          • Free Internet
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          • $37 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 70
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          mattmilner2017
          We are planning a trip at the moment what would the weather be like in July.
          February 11, 2017|
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          Response from blundensofboc | Reviewed this property |
          we travelled in August the weather was fine, not too hot but not great clear skies, it rained most days for a little while especially up in the hills, on the coast we swam every day, we were in the south
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          DrDashing
          What is the food like? Lonely planet says it's organic but people who have been say it's not so good and is overpriced.
          February 10, 2017|
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          Response from rachyrai | Reviewed this property |
          The food was so so good! And spoke to the chefs who said it is made every morning (you can even see them working hard and preparing at breakfast, lunch and dinner) Organic? Who knows. But I certainly didn't see any big... More
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          Meg M
          Hi there an additional charge for the Yoga and surfing? If so, how much?
          January 28, 2017|
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          Response from chathuraji |
          Yes...A daily morning or evening class will cost $US 15 per head and private classes are also available on request for $US 50 per class per head. A surf lesson will cost $US 50 including board hire.
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