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Corsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for four nights for my son’s wedding. The hotel took care of everything and made the whole stay and wedding experience so very special. The have a great team of people who look after you so very well, so a huge thanks to Sujeewa , Sarath and especially Chamara for arranging all the special and small details for...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Couldn't recommend this place more highly, if you want to make your trip to Sri Lanka special stay here! They staff are extremely friendly and go out of their way to help you and get what you want. The food is on another level and some of hot best sea food I have ever had. My now wife and I...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent four blissful nights here. The room was huge and so comfortable, with a little balcony overlooking the beach. The beach had barely a soul on it - it's not very safe to swim here, with a strong tide, quite big waves, and lots of rocks. The boutique hotel has only seven rooms, and we were looked after royally...

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Noosaville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Turtle Bay is a wide, secluded beach. Nestled amongst the swaying palms is a small boutique hotel of 7 rooms, managed by Sarath and his staff. Sarath has extensive, worldwide hospitality experience and it shows in how he and his team all work together to ensure your stay will be as perfect as it can be for you. The bedroom...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 wonderful nights with our 4 kids in this charming hotel travelling every day along the coast. Everything was perfect. The Management and the Team have been very accommodating and very kind. We loved the natural smiling service and the very fresh (sea) food from breakfast to diner. A real true taste of Sri Lanka, delicious and in...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 amazing nights at Turtle bay during a trip to India and Sri Lanka. The hotel is on a secluded beach with barely a person to be seen. What makes Turtle Bay so special are the staff. The manager did everything to accommodate us (including a birthday celebration!) and we have never met such happy and friendly staff....

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you General Manager Sarath for a lovely 4 nights at your tranquil, beautiful, welcoming and delicious hotel. Your team of Supun and others made us four feel so welcomed and special. Please also thank our Chef for the tasty and plentiful meals he offered. We especially loved the Sri Lankan specialties interspersed with western plates. The hotel is perfectly...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 10 January 2017 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 7 January 2017

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 7 January 2017

- 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: €74 - €147 (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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“all rooms are excellent but 1st floor offer a better view of the beach and sunsets”
 of 5 bubbles richardw30160, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are the same size and have views of the beach and ocean beyond”
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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).”
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