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Talalla Retreat

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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average15%
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  • Terrible3%
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“yoga classes”(50 reviews)
“open air”(38 reviews)
“first floor”(33 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Talalla Retreat is a vibrant resort and was popular with people in their 20s and 30s. The beach is lovely, although I wasn’t tempted to go in the sea, as the surf looked rough. The accommodation varies from walled cabana (ground floor) to open-sided cabana...More

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Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded yesterday

Hi Lumpsy and glad you enjoyed Talalla....hope to see you again.. Thanks

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

I spent 5 nights at Talalla and had a fantastic time. Having been on yoga retreats before, I would say this for me was a yoga holiday rather than a retreat, but still fab nonetheless. There were 3 fantastic yoga teachers, Melanie, Yes and Evy...More

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Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded December 30, 2017

Hi and so glad yoga enjoyed the yoga and talalla......and I agree with you...Sri Lanka is such a great place and the more you see the better...which is why we have the big "what to see board" so you can explore....and even if you are...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the last stop on an Exodus Wildlife tour and had been described as "the highlight of your tour". Nothing could be further from the truth!! Every night at our previous hotels we had been able to get together as a group in relative...More

Thank Janet B
Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 3 days ago

Hi Janet...Sorry we were not to your liking...I will have to say the "late night revellers " of Talalla are normally fast asleep by ten.....we are an early to bed early to rise kind of place.....and running the gaunlet of mosquitoes is quite dramatic.....having lived...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Pretty gardens and lovely pool area. Beach is very close and quiet. Rooms are very clean and comfy, This is a very laid back and chilling place. My only reservation was the restaurant in the evening felt a bit like a school canteen, fine for...More

Thank jof757
Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 4 days ago

Hi and thanks for your review...and I am glad you enjoyed talalla. I totally agree the restaurant lacks the finesse of a romantic ,fine dining restaurant and one day...its on the to do list....we will resolve this but again you are correct..for a special night...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Talalla Resort is set in a small village around Talalla beach. The beach is 2km long in a bay which makes it a perfect beach for swimming. The rooms are of different types scattered around in a beautiful, well-maintained garden. We stayed 7 nights in...More

Thank Ylvalie
Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 6 days ago

Hi Ylvalie......What a pleasure to read your words.....its great to see in writing that which most guests experience...the joy of talalla... Thank You

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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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