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    Talalla Retreat

    Talalla South, Talalla 60604, Sri Lanka
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    • Excellent42%
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    “open air” (44 reviews)
    “yoga classes” (47 reviews)
    “first floor” (33 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed 4 days 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 3 days 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 2 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

    1  Thank World_Traveller_8633
    Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 2 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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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
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    • $44 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
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    ClairenNathan10
    November 27, 2017|
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    Response from World_Traveller_8633 | Reviewed this property |
    We had some rain but if, then mostly in the late afternoon or during the night. But weather is getting better and better and the days are sunny with blue sky.
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    November 16, 2017|
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    Response from TalallaManagement | Property representative |
    Hi Mo, Lovely to hear from you! You are welcome to use US dollars to pay for anything at Talalla Retreat, but we would recommend purchasing some Sri Lankan rupees for use outside of the retreat (don't want to be stuck... More
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    Response from Franziska S | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, I don't recall any encounter with the owner during the 10 days I stayed at the resort. But I did find her response to my tripadvisor review (which did not include any false comments, but was a simple recollection of my... More
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    "Go for the ground floor rooms if you're staying with kids - they are air conditioned"
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    "If you don't enjoy the heat in the evening do not book the first floor. There is no AC available."
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    "Upstairs villas are superb, open air with a king sized mosquito netted bed and outdoor bathroom."
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    "Downstairs beach bungalows have A/C and have closed walls."
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