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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
Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded yesterday
Hi Lumpsy and glad you enjoyed Talalla....hope to see you again..
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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...
Response from TalallaManagement | Property representative |
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
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 un-able to buy a post-surf beer!)
Essentials like sunblock and bug spray are available from our on-site shop and from shops in the village. Our shop also sells swimwear and locally made clothes. Although you are likely to be visiting some surf shops on your outings during your retreat, we would recommend buying the clothes you will need before your arrival, just in case.
Hope this helps!
Looking forward to welcoming you, and do get in touch with any other questions.
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
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 experience and views) very rude and have decided not to return to the resort because of it. My experience is definitely that the resort is not very accommodating when it comes to requests from customers (...and they say the fish stinks from the head). They simply stick to their rules, instead of providing first class customer service that makes people feel at home and want to return. If that is the kind of service you are looking to get, don't stay there.