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Bangkok, Thailand
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We stayed at Moon Villa at Secret Guesthouse. Moon Villa is a lovely house tucked down a quiet alley set in a colorful garden. During our stay, we saw peacocks, a monitor lizard, monkeys, and a variety of colorful birds (beside the peacock). The villa is thoughtfully designed to take advantage of the beautiful setting. The beds are very comfortable....

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the marvelous, stylish, relaxed, 2 bedroom MOON Villa alias PARADISE. A perfect place where you can relax and feel at home. The beautiful garden is helping. WARNING: You don't wanna leave this place, you get addicted. The food made by guesthouse was the best we had in Sri Lanka. The massages of the secret root garden is...

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Thank MartijndenBoer
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a third year in a row we came back to this haven of peace where the natural surroundings seem to be full of gorgeous wild peacocks, whooping tropical birds and parrots, monkeys and mongoose. We stayed in their only upstairs huge room with balcony overlooking the countryside and it was bliss. As ever Nittaya, our hostess made sure this...

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Thank legh d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked here for 3 nights at the end of a 15 day tour of the island. It's now our last night and don't want to leave. We're in Moon Villa: 2 en-suite bedrooms with aircon, and kitchen for self-catering (although evening meals served if wanted at the main house). Many little personal touches inside help make it a lovely...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We returned to The Secret for Christmas and weren't disappointed. You can't help but relax here, sat listening to the sounds of nature, looking out for peacocks, geckos, monitor lizards, many different types of birds, and monkeys! Little slice of heaven away from it all but close enough to the beach and amenities if you need them. Highly recommend the...

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Thank Claire67H
UK
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I stayed at Secret Guesthouse for 5 nights in December and after reading many of the reviews, I was not disappointed. From the moment I walked through the gate, I felt totally relaxed. The staff were friendly and welcoming and I was immediately offered a cup of tea, which is always welcome after a long journey...even a short one! The...

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Kuching, Malaysia
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Guesthouse for nearly 2 weeks and had a fabulous time. The staff were friendly, attentive and always willing to help. The rooms are of a good size and are beautifully decorated, being able to see the peacocks and monkeys was an added bonus in the morning. There is nothing I can fault about this beautiful guesthouse...

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Thank andybosson1
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We arrived at the secret guesthouse at the end of our trip around sri lanka. The guest house is beautifully decorated, comfortably furnished and run by delightful staff. It is ideally located less than a 5 minute walk from the gorgeous beach (away from the busy road and night life) in a beautiful garden, surrounded by palms and occasionally a...

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Thank Georgina H
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We have just had the nicest 3 days staying at The Secret Guesthouse. It's a really lovely little guesthouse down a lane just off the beach road, set in amongst a lovely tropical garden. We had the beautiful villa down the back, which is a whole private house!! It's got everything you could need, including super fast private wifi! The...

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New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed in The Bungalow for three magical weeks and our visit was absolutely perfect. The Bungalow is well set up with everything one could need, including a washing machine, which was handy for our long stay. It is beautifully decorated and the over-sized veranda was furnished with multiple hammocks, day-beds, lounge chairs where we passed the time playing scrabble...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
'the secret' offers three simple yet stylish and comfortable guestrooms, as well as a self-catering bungalow. It is perfectly located for guests wishing to sit back and enjoy the tranquility of Sri Lanka's nature and wildlife whilst remaining within easy walking distance from one of the most beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka. Guests and non-guests welcome to enjoy relaxing and rejuvenating ayurvedic treatments at the guesthouse's tropical day spa, 'Secret Root'. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Secret Guesthouse

Address: Yaddehigodda Wattha | Bandaramulla, Mirissa 81740, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Mirissa
Price Range: $42 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
The Secret Guesthouse Hotel Mirissa
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“All the rooms are fabulous”
 of 5 bubbles MartijndenBoer, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all of them”
 of 5 bubbles leghd, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Definitely worth the additional money for the upstairs suite if available - views are stunning and you get your own private balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles georginah377, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all of them”
 of 5 bubbles leghd, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Our room - in the garden next to reception - was fantastic. I didn't check any others”
 of 5 bubbles waynedaveyuk, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
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