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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for four nights at this gem. Excellent and personal service. Nice rooms and tasty food. Good location for exploring Yala and the bird sanctuary next door. Last but not least the incredible the wonderful beach.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Turtle Bay was a surprise tucked away about 4-5 kms off the main road. Until you reach the property, it is almost unbelievable that you would get to something so beautiful. Specifically, about the property - the rooms are amply spacious and are cleaned frequently. However, the bathrooms were just about average with no fancy fittings. The infinity pool is...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 week ago

- spacious rooms with fantastic views - great Sri Lankan food (dinner, breakfast) - clean bathroom with nice shower - peaceful lounging area with view of the sea and beach - complimentary afternoon tea - very friendly staff - it's secluded and therefore little far away from the town and any other restaurants, however after traveling in Sri Lanka for...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second Christmas stay. It was wonderful. The staff, the food everything was as nice as we remembered. The perfect place if you want to relax and get away from it all. No other hotel around. Only seven rooms. We enjoyed walking along the beach... and visiting to close by temples (45 min drive)

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for four nights; we all agreed it should have been much more. This is one of the most peaceful. comfortable, beautiful locations in Sri Lanka. The quality of the service is incredible: managers Chamara and Sarath, staff members Supon, Lalith and others could not do enough to anticipate and then cater to our every possible need. The...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location and views from the hotel are amazing (huge deserted beach). The rooms are big and comfortable and the staff are friendly. The hotel is overpriced though and the expensive food was borderline inedible. The vibe and atmosphere is reminiscent of fawlty towers. We left early, which is a first for us. The manager was accommodating about striking a...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel: A beautiful bungalow style hotel with maybe 6 room, each of them with a million dollar view of a pristine, private beach and the blue ocean! Staff: Each of the staff members seem to genuinely care about you and your time spent at Turtle Bay. They take extra care to ensure that you have your meals on time, that...

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night in November and wished we had stayed longer. Our room was excellent, we went to sleep with the sound of the Oceans waves in the background. The pool area was by the beach. Our evening meal was extremely good. Our stay was so memorable we are trying hard to work how we can go...

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Sydney
Reviewed 2 December 2016 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 20 November 2016 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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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: €116 - €187 (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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“There are only 8 rooms and we like the top floor more since it gives you more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles 117Veronika, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We loved our downstairs room, but the upstairs ones have more privacy and a better view (each with private balcony).”
 of 5 bubbles jeffc499, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean veiw”
 of 5 bubbles MaggieT6, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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