We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
10/29/2017 10/30/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Talalla Retreat

    Talalla South, Talalla 60604, Sri Lanka
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    10/29/2017 10/30/2017
    Savings alert: 20% below average rate

    The price you found is 20% lower than this hotel's average rate of $35/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    $33
    $28
    SAVE $5
    $33
    $32
    Traveler (438)
    Pool & Beach (86)
    Room & Suite (71)
    Palm Paradise Cabanas
    700 reviews
    #4 of 23 hotels in Tangalle
     
    Secret Bay Hotel
    84 reviews
    #17 of 20 hotels in Matara
     
    Cape Weligama
    405 reviews
    #1 of 14 hotels in Weligama
     
    Dickwella Resort & Spa
    517 reviews
    #2 of 6 hotels in Dikwella
     
    Overview
    • Excellent43%
    • Very good32%
    • Average14%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible3%
    Travelers talk about
    “open air” (44 reviews)
    “yoga classes” (46 reviews)
    “first floor” (32 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Spa
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Palm Paradise Cabanas
    700 reviews
    #4 of 23 hotels in Tangalle
     
    Secret Bay Hotel
    84 reviews
    #17 of 20 hotels in Matara
     
    Cape Weligama
    405 reviews
    #1 of 14 hotels in Weligama
     
    Dickwella Resort & Spa
    517 reviews
    #2 of 6 hotels in Dikwella
     
    Rooms
    Oct 29Oct 30
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from $28.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Talalla hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "671a1dcfbe0d459a8187fa7b9d8b50fc", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1095809,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[80234002],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":28,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"671a1dcfbe0d459a8187fa7b9d8b50fc","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":33,"lowestMetaPrice":28,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":33,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":33,"lowestMetaPrice":28,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":33,"hotelName":"Talalla Retreat","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjY3MWExZGNmYmUwZDQ1OWE4MTg3ZmE3YjlkOGI1MGZjIiwiQUlLIjoiODVjOTg2NmNmNGM2NDc0NGI0ZTBjYjY1YzEyMWRhN2YifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "10/29/2017", "checkOut": "10/30/2017", "lowestPrice": "$28", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"54079657":"Expedia","76507817":"Hotwire","78971010":"OrbitzEWS","80234002":"AgodaIB","39390356":"BookingCom","79545538":"CheapTicketsEWS","109342939":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (583)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 462 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday 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

    Thank JaviGlaswey
    Reviewed yesterday 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
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We had a lovely time at this retreat in August. All up we were there 9 days. The staff were great. Really accomodating and very efficient. Our garden room was beautiful. And we loved the daily monkey parade. The daily yoga was fantastic. $15USD was...More

    Thank Chelle1111
    Response from laurie432, Manager at Talalla RetreatResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Chelle...Thanks for your feedback and I am happy you had a great time...and sorry you didnt have a better response from the Surfing team.....The Surf information hut is normally staffed..Im glad you found someone to show you Surf spots...and yes if you find a...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed here for one evening during our honeymoon and found the staff really unwelcoming and unfriendly. The meals were extremely over priced as well as the yoga. On an evening you had no option to eat the buffet which for two people cost over...More

    Thank JKnightttt
    Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi....I have to say your commments don't seem revelant....you review was two days ago and you thought the Buffett was overpriced at 40pounds. Two points....we have not had an evening Buffett for quite some time. And the price is $15 Also the staff are very...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The garden and beach are beautiful, however, the room is really in terrible and dirty conditions. Blood stained on bed linen, towels not washed with marked lipstick. The food menu is very limited and stray dogs running around in the restaurant, it is totally unacceptable.More

    1  Thank Nanang S
    Response from laurie432, Owner at Talalla RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi and sorry you had such a bad time.....I have to strongly disagree with you on the dirty rooms, towels and linen comment.....I am happy to invite any guest to see our modern,efficient laundry......and I have nev er seen a dirty room at Talalla We...More

    Palm Paradise Cabanas
    700 reviews
    #4 of 23 hotels in Tangalle
     
    Secret Bay Hotel
    84 reviews
    #17 of 20 hotels in Matara
     
    Cape Weligama
    405 reviews
    #1 of 14 hotels in Weligama
     
    Dickwella Resort & Spa
    517 reviews
    #2 of 6 hotels in Dikwella
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • $33 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 70
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Agoda, Travelocity, Orbitz and Hotwire so you can book your Talalla Retreat reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Southern Province >
    • Talalla
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (438)
    Pool & Beach (86)
    Room & Suite (71)
    Dining (28)
    Hotel & Grounds (267)
    Bathroom (18)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (2)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Dickwella Resort & Spa
    517 reviews
    4.71 miles away
     
    Palm Paradise Cabanas
    700 reviews
    11.98 miles away
     
    Secret Bay Hotel
    84 reviews
    .09 miles away
     
    Cape Weligama
    405 reviews
    14.45 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Zephyr Talalla Restaurant & Bar
    5 reviews
    .61 miles away
    Sun Bay Lanka
    27 reviews
    .45 miles away
    Little Hut
    5 reviews
    2.76 miles away
    Freedom Restaurant
    8 reviews
    .34 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Dondra Head Lighthouse
    162 reviews
    2.33 miles away
    Wewurukannala Vihara
    120 reviews
    5.96 miles away
    Sri Vishnu Maha Devalaya
    32 reviews
    5.84 miles away
    Blow Hole Hummanaya
    204 reviews
    8.52 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    mattmilner2017
    February 11, 2017|
    Answer
    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
    0
    Votes
    DrDashing
    February 10, 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    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
    1
    Vote
    Meg M
    January 28, 2017|
    Answer
    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.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Go for the ground floor rooms if you're staying with kids - they are air conditioned"
    Read review
    "If you don't enjoy the heat in the evening do not book the first floor. There is no AC available."
    Read review
    "Upstairs villas are superb, open air with a king sized mosquito netted bed and outdoor bathroom."
    Read review
    "Downstairs beach bungalows have A/C and have closed walls."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing