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Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Turtle Bay is a really really special place. From the minute I walked in and saw the breathtaking backdrop, I was absolutely captivated by this incredible hotel. The staff here are so friendly and helpful and catered to everything we needed - from organising a private cooking class for us in the hotel kitchen to patching me up after I...

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Singleton, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting, spacious comfortable rooms but most of all the staff were fantastic. Very welcoming and very caring when I became was slightly ill. To top it off the food was some of the best we've had in our 2 weeks in Sri Lanka - led by head chef Kithsiri Perera who is a wizard in the kitchen! Lovely beach...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This August we have stayed here at Turtle Bay Resort for almost 20 days. We made conclusion - it is lovely place for silent family rest. A local cuisine in hotel restaurant was simply brilliant and the staff was very friendly and professional. This hotel is situated on a wonderful stretch of beach several miles from the nearest town and...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed five days at lovely Hotel Turtle Bay second week of November. It is located away from crowded tourist places on a wonderful lonley very long beach. Very friendly staff. However, what is the highlight? The Sri Lancan food prepared by the Chef de Cuisine! Great curries and great side dishes (vegetables) - prepared as you like: from non-spicy...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Beautiful hotel with superb service. We stayed at Turtlr Bay for 5 days and the staff went out of their way to make our stay special (complimentary massage, farewell dinner etc). Star attractions include the gorgeous beach (best sunsets ever and do jump a few fun waves!), the rooms are gorgeous and the staff. But most of all is their...

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing paradise to rest after one week of intensive road tripping in Sri Lanka. The hotel is right on the beach and there are no other hotels around so the beach is just for you. You will also be amazed by chef's Kithsiri Perera creative culinary skills. Your stomach will never be empty. The whole staff is extremely attentive and...

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Thank Karolis K
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This small hotel in remote southern Sri Lanka is as close to paradise as you will get. The ocean view is picture perfect and the beach is brilliant for long walks or playing in the waves. It is ideal couples but we were here with a toddler and staff went out of their way to make sure we had a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous stay in this peaceful and wonderful hotel. At the end of a tiny road, the lovers will find here the perfect place to contemplate the ocean and relax! The staff is very kind and helpful. Also we had the chance to meet the chef Kithsiri Perera during our stay at Turtle Bay. What to say except...

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

quiet beach and the pool surrounded with palm trees are heaven like! We enjoyed our stay. Rooms are very clean and very big! Staff is very friendly and polite. We were surprised that the food price was almost higher than in Europe (coffe almost 8€ etc.), however, food was really nicely prepared by Mr. Perera who made sure everything was...

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Essen, Germany
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice stay at Turtle Bay. The view is stunning. The rooms are big and nice. The service is also good, they did everything for us, they even cooked individual meals! Wonderful Pool and nice quiet bay.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Small Luxury Hotel by the Beach of Kalamatiya, the first Bird Sanctuary of Sri Lanka. The hotel commands a 180' degree view of the Indian Ocean. The beach of the Hotel is a breeding ground for Turtles. Turtle Bay consists of 7 spacious and luxurious rooms. The restaurant offers gourmet food with personal attention. This is an ideal hideaway for couples and honeymooners. The two main National Parks namely Yala and Udawalawe located within 90 minutes drive from the Hotel. In house Turtle hatchery in it's private beach is a highlight for the guests. Kalamatiya Lagoon is located within five minutes of walking from the hotel which is a Bird Watchers Paradise. Traditional Lagoon Boat Trip for Bird Watching is not to be missed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turtle Bay

Address: | Southern, Kalamatiya 82200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Kalamatiya
Price Range: $170 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Turtle Bay 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Turtle Bay Hotel Tangalle
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“get the rooms upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles BipashaB, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First floor rooms offer better view and greater privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles Rodney2016, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Five rooms upstair have better view but smaller balcony than downstairs directly coming out to the pool area”
 of 5 bubbles 300AdamG, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Any of the upper floor”
 of 5 bubbles XenaBCN, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
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