Talalla Retreat

Sampaya House, Talalla South, Gandara81000MataraSri Lanka
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About Talalla Retreat

Nestled on Talalla Beach, this upmarket resort with a Colonial-style annex is 5 km from Dondra Head Lighthouse, and 11 km from the 18th-century Star Fort. The resort contains expansive and lush grounds, a 20m pool, a refined restaurant and a vibrant bar. Additional amenities include spa treatments, WiFi, beach access, and surfing and yoga classes.

Consisting of open-air villas, bamboo huts and treehouses, the casual accommodations have rainfall showers, and beds with mosquito nets, plus terraces or balconies. Upgraded villas offer 4-poster beds and en-suite open-air bathrooms. Dorms in a bungalow have bunk beds. There are 4 yoga shalas which features daily drop-in yoga classes. The retreat offers week-long surf, yoga, or wellness packages.

The surrounding area of Talalla is a jungle village bustling with friendly locals who always enthusiastically smile and greet you in their native Singalese tongue. Day trips to nearby sites include; temples, spiritual sites, national parks, elephant safaris, turtle farms, tea plantations, lighthouses, beaches, surf breaks and much more!


Sampaya House, Talalla South, Gandara, 81000, Matara, Sri Lanka
Telephone: + 94(41)2259171 | Fax: +94(41)2259195 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bungalows
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Direct beach access
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Massage


  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Rating Overview

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8 out of 10 based on 237 reviews