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.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    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}

    Thambapanni Retreat

    Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna 60800, Sri Lanka
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    US$53
    US$43
    SAVE US$10
    US$53
    US$53
    Traveller (489)
    Room & Suite (244)
    Pool & Beach (83)
    Thaproban Beach House
    888 reviews
    #4 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Flower Garden Hotel
    812 reviews
    #10 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Thaproban Pavilion Resort and Spa
    454 reviews
    #8 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Gloria Grand Hotel
    451 reviews
    #1 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good25%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Spa
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":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}
    Thaproban Beach House
    888 reviews
    #4 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Flower Garden Hotel
    812 reviews
    #10 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Thaproban Pavilion Resort and Spa
    454 reviews
    #8 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Gloria Grand Hotel
    451 reviews
    #1 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Rooms
    6 Aug7 Aug
    |
    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 10 partner sites to see rooms from US$43.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Unawatuna hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","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_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "47a2fb7db9d543288c587efdc3d8dbd3", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":664971,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79011463],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":6,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":43,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"47a2fb7db9d543288c587efdc3d8dbd3","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":53,"lowestMetaPrice":43,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":53,"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":53,"lowestMetaPrice":43,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":53,"hotelName":"Thambapanni Retreat","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQ3YTJmYjdkYjlkNTQzMjg4YzU4N2VmZGMzZDhkYmQzIiwiQUlLIjoiNmJjMzkxNDAxMWU5NGU5OGE4MDJkNDEwZWMxZjU3MzcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "06/08/2017", "checkOut": "07/08/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$43", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"72884440":"Expedia","79011463":"OrbitzEWS","72888186":"TravelocityEWS","76555414":"Hotwire","109316131":"HotelsCom2IB","79604673":"CheapTicketsEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":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,"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,"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 (472)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages
    There are newer reviews for Thambapanni Retreat
    See the most recent reviews

    11 - 15 of 314 reviews

    A TripAdvisor Member
    1
    Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at this resort in July 16. It was recommended by a friend and it certainly lived up to its reputation. Great location, lovely rooms and wonderful staff especially Nuwani from reception who went above & beyond to ensure we had a wonderful holiday....More

    Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for 4 nights towards the end of our trip and I cannot recommend this beautiful hotel highly enough. The rooms are beautiful, the staff are extremely helpful and kind and the massages and treatments were wonderful. A special mention to the manager...More

    1  Thank Wendy G
    Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

    The hotelmanager is genuinly helpfull and very friendly just like the rest of the hotelstaff. Amazing cool swimming pool in the shade! amazing breakfastbuffet and good dining options. Considering the price and quality of this hotel, you should not wait any longer and book straight...More

    Thank Rubizon
    Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in room 120 for 2 nights. Yes yes yes the main building and luxury accommodations all look wonderfull, the restaurant is nice and clean, the swimming pool is a lovely green oasis nestled in a small but beautifully manicured garden, the staff is...More

    3  Thank Lorenza B
    Response from Thaproban, Front Office Manager at Thambapanni RetreatResponded 10 April 2017

    Dear Guest, First of all may I apologize for the inconvenience caused during your holiday. At the same time we would like to thank you for your feedback given about your stay at Thambapanni Retreat. We shall look into all the matters you have mentioned...More

    Reviewed 8 April 2017

    This is amazing place - a short walk to the beach where you can use the sister beach facilities but in a quiet & tranquil setting. A troupe of monkeys living in the trees above occasionally upset the peace by jumping on the roof &...More

    2  Thank scooney2017
    Thaproban Beach House
    888 reviews
    #4 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Flower Garden Hotel
    812 reviews
    #10 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Thaproban Pavilion Resort and Spa
    454 reviews
    #8 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Gloria Grand Hotel
    451 reviews
    #1 of 32 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$38 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Family Hotel in Unawatuna
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Unawatuna
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Agoda, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets and Hotwire so you can book your Thambapanni Retreat reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Southern Province >
    • Galle District >
    • Unawatuna
    • Also Known As
    • Thambapanni Retreat Unawatuna ,
    • Thambapanni Retreat Hotel Unawatuna
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (489)
    Room & Suite (244)
    Pool & Beach (83)
    Dining (57)
    Hotel & Grounds (328)
    Bathroom (16)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Nearby
    Unawatuna Beach Bungalow Hotel
    176 reviews
    .33 km away
     
    Tartaruga Hotel & Beach Restaurant
    261 reviews
    .23 km away
     
    Gloria Grand Hotel
    451 reviews
    .19 km away
     
    Calamander Unawatuna Beach
    663 reviews
    .29 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Koko's Beach Grill
    766 reviews
    .09 km away
    Pink Elephant
    382 reviews
    .07 km away
    Roberto & Marco Ristorante Italiano
    400 reviews
    .23 km away
    Happy Spice
    413 reviews
    .11 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Japanese Peace Pagoda
    643 reviews
    1.15 km away
    Unawatuna Beach
    1,745 reviews
    .14 km away
    Jungle Beach
    1,963 reviews
    1.28 km away
    The Sanctuary Spa
    340 reviews
    .03 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Danusha D
    8 May 2017|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from zoejersey2017 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi , the food is good, but the pool area is shady but very small, the walk to the beach takes 5 minutes. Would recommend the food
    0
    Votes
    Shamila F
    4 April 2017|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from dixiepeach | Reviewed this property |
    I did not see any pets on the grounds while I was there. Probably best to contact the hotel directly.
    1
    Vote
    cblazx26
    24 February 2017|
    Answer Show all 3 answers
    Response from Thaproban | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Yes daily Yoga is available from 8am. Any tour can be arranged from the front desk.
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "I love the upstairs room in the old house, with a balcony overlooking the pool"
    Read review
    "Stay out of 115 and 116 - faces onto the Yoga course at 8 each morning."
    Read review
    "Rooms in the beach house can be noisy. The retreat is quieter whilst still close to the beach & option to..."
    Read review
    "Room 101 with huge balcony overlooked the pool. really comfy bed. Some people struggled to climb to the..."
    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