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    Cantaloupe Aqua

    Matara Road | Talpe, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 13 March 2016

    We stayed here for one week and did not have high expectations due to the bargain booking costs. When we arrived we were pleasantly surprised how lovely it was. The rooms are sizeable and clean, the terrace area is nice, but the beach it sits...More

    Thank Fred M
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 14 March 2016

    Hi Fred! It was an absolute pleasure having you and thank you for this fantastic review. We are so glad you chose us rather than a larger chain and It is feedback like this that keeps us motivated to strive to better standards..we will be...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

    From the minute we walked in, it was great hospitality all the way through our one week stay. With just a little over a dozen rooms, it was just as we'd come to expect. We booked the aqua zen room and was not disappointed- clean,...More

    Thank Anis A
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 14 March 2016

    Dear Anis, Thank you for your kind comments and the beautiful pictures you have posted, it was our pleasure having you for a week. We try to keep our menu well curated offering both contemporary local food and seafood. We are pleased you enjoyed dining...More

    Reviewed 11 March 2016

    My son just loved the hotel! He says: the room is awesome. The hotel has maximized the square meters that it stands on. The rooms are like a studio apartment, as seen in the pictures. The main functions like a sitting room and there is...More

    Thank bhava4
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 14 March 2016

    Hi Bhava, We are so happy to hear you and the family enjoyed the stay with us and thank you very much for your detailed review! We did try to get the feel of a studio in some of the rooms so that you could...More

    Reviewed 5 March 2016

    Relaxed and chilled beach house feel to the property. Staff were all very friendly and offered great service. Had a lovely feel to the place. Rooms were lovely, spacious and very comfortable with all mod cons. Stayed in a duplex room which had a lovely...More

    Thank lisalush27
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 18 March 2016

    Hi Lisa, We are very honoured to have such a review from an experienced traveller like yourself! A beach house is exactly the relaxed vibe we were going for , where guests can enjoy the views of the ocean while sipping a refreshing drink on...More

    Reviewed 5 March 2016

    a surreal expwrience ,bang on the sea, great lounging area, open areafor food.dining.breakfast was good. rooms large and with all amenities.comfortable. beech towels were in the room so no problems. from here you can go to merissa port area for blue whale watching, we booked...More

    Thank pradipsanyal
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 22 March 2016

    Hi Pradip! Cheers for the great review, we appreciate all your comments! Our unique location does provide you with the feeling you are right in the ocean which our guests love. Since you are a short flight away we hope you will visit Cantaloupe hotels...More

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    • Pool
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    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$95 - US$347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Unawatuna
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
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    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Galle District >
    • Unawatuna
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    Anja L
    14 April 2017|
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    Response from Cantaloupe_Aqua | Property representative |
    Hi Anja, Yes for sure we can arrange a pick up from the train station. It takes about 15-20 minutes to the hotel. Pls be kind enough to drop us an email at sales.hotels at cantaloupe . Lk so our team can get the details... More
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    Trina154
    1 April 2017|
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    Response from keefos | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, We were there in March this year. It was dry apart from a massive thunderstorm during our transfer from the airport to the hotel & a small amount of rain on a couple of evenings. Temperature very hot (30ish), but a bit... More
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    28 March 2017|
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    Response from Samindabandara | Reviewed this property |
    Depends what time you get to BIA (airport north of Colombo) if it's at night or early morning would say it might take you just over 2 hours. You need to get the airport expressway first get off in Colombo and then get on the... More
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    "I preferred being on the first floor, it is much more private than the ground floor rooms."
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    "The one with balcony and ocean view."
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