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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Me and my wife stayed in Cabana #1 during early January for 4nights. This is peak season and we had to book 6months in advance, and even then didn't get our originally intended dates. The room was always spotless The service from the staff was amazing The food was delicious This is a great place that is a little way...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights and it was a really nice place. Book well in advance if you want a Cabana . We had an upstairs Apartment with views over the ocean. This place has everything you could need for a relaxing stay. Rooms are v spacious with ensuite and lots of wardrobe space. A mini bar ,hairdryer, a/c and mosquito...

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Aqaba, Jordan
Reviewed 23 December 2015

My family and I stayed at the Rockside Cabanas because we were diving. What an amazing hotel! Everything was organised by the owner Renate who was always on hand to make sure that we were having a good holiday from the pre-arranged airport transfer to the daily tuk tuk trips to the dive shop. The hotel itself is clean and...

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Thank Alison F
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We were staying here for our honeymoon in August 2013. It was simply magical. We arrived jetlaged and tired, transfer was organised from Columbo airport wich was great, Renate greeted us with a delicious smoothie and let us sleep in the garden until the cabana was ready. The beachside cabana was perfect for us, just above the sea, the view...

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Manchester, England
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We read a few reviews before arriving at the Rockside Cabanas and on arriving we were met quite bluntly as there was some confusion with our booking but this was quickly resolved. If you want efficient service, clean rooms, nice food and a beautiful outside area then I would go with the Germans! The staff are all friendly and helpful,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 October 2015

The property is deceptive as you enter from the main road.Once in it is a beautiful ocean side complex.Your own natural swimming pool in the ocean very suitable for children.The owner Renate couldn't be more helpful.The staff the same .The cabanas are very well constructed and set out .We had cabana 1, but anywhere on the property seemed OK to...

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1Thank Russell H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Beautiful location. My wife & I stayed at Rockside Cabanas for 6 days. In their beachfront cabana, as seen on the picture. Sitting on the balcony and viewing the waves rolling in made everything perfect. The sea is shallow, and while swimming, turtles are passing by. The property is run with perfection. It is clean, very well organized, and the...

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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My wife, daughter and I stayed in the luxurious third floor family suite, with two separate bedrooms and a spacious balcony overlooking the garden and sea. There is lovely art and unique architecture throughout the hotel. Despite the rains, we enjoyed swims daily at the beautiful beach. The restaurant served delicious and filling breakfasts and delightful dinners. As we were...

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Berkel en Rodenrijs
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The owners of Rockside could be forgiven if, after the devastation of the Tsunami, they packed up and went home, but they rebuilt the entire place to its original splendor: and you'll be glad they did. The Cabanas themselves are comfortable and kinda quaint and very well suited for this kind of beach stay. The garden is among the nicest...

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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent, beautiful beach, germain precíz, abszolut cleaning,oceanwiew bungallows and big rooms have, and many restaurant on the beach.,shop and diving closed,this hotel s have a diving center, very good . Galle just 10 minits by bus.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ROCKSIDE CABANAS HOTEL - directly at the Mihiripenna/Dalawella beach! Jump from your bed straight into the 28° C warm water of the ocean. Relax in a hammock under the coconut palms in the 1.000 m² garden of the ROCKSIDE in Mihiripenna near Unawatuna. And in the evening you'll probably lounge in our garden restaurant or on your veranda, sipping a cool drink and enjoying the spectacular sunset over the sea.If you want to perfectly relax just ask us to take care of you - or stay completely private in your CABANA or your APARTMENT. At our own UNAWATUNA DIVING CENTRE, PADI Resort S-36133, situated directly on the beach, only 2 km away from ROCKSIDE we offer you daily snorkeling trips and fun dives to our different dive spots (reef, rock, wrack). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rockside Cabanas Hotel

Address: 668 Matara Road | Mihiripenna / Thalpe, Unawatuna, Galle 80616, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: €64 - €153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rockside Cabanas Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“cabanas are independant suites, rooms are large and comfortable with colonial wooden furniture”
 of 5 bubbles SKkoh_sg, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you feel the heat choose an apartment & not a cabana”
 of 5 bubbles Pandp1313, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Cabannas were great”
 of 5 bubbles cmclean_15, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“People who have a light sleeper better take a cabana in the back or an appartement.”
 of 5 bubbles Arnold_Gabi, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The seafront cabanas look amazing...if we go back we would pay the extra!”
 of 5 bubbles RoyChalmers, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
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