• Talalla Retreat

    Welcome to Talalla Retreat !

  • Talalla Retreat

    Talalla Retreat is a boutique hotel and yoga retreat overlooking an undiscovered beach of turquoise seas at the southern tip of Sri Lanka.

  • Talalla Retreat

    Welcome to an undiscovered paradise.

  • Talalla Retreat

    Enjoy your stay at Talalla Retreat.

Talalla Retreat

For a great combination of sun, surf, wellness and yoga, the Talalla Retreat welcomes travellers to the deep south of Sri Lanka offering peace and tranquillity which is ideal for a memorable stay. A boutique hotel where you can enjoy breathtaking sunsets and sunrises along with direct beach access as and when you please, guests are also provided with comfortable and well equipped rooms, a signature restaurant and also a myriad of retreats including yoga, wellness and surfing. You can simply indulge in any of the recreational facilities and enjoy the perfect beach holiday that you've always wanted.

Location

Located a few kilometres East of Dondra which is the southernmost tip of Sri Lanka, the Talalla Retreat is nestled along the beautiful southern beach stretch of Talalla. There are air taxi services that run from Colombo to Dickwella which is about a half an hour drive from Talalla. The Southern railway line currently terminates in Matara while you can easily get a ticket from Colombo Fort or Maradana and enjoy a picturesque train journey along the coast. You will have to get a taxi or tuk tuk to Talalla or arrange transport through the hotel.

Accomodation

A range of Deluxe Villa rooms and Big House Studio Rooms are up for grabs when holidaying at the Talalla Retreat. The guestrooms are spacious and cool while they boast the open walled concept allowing winds from the ocean to blow your worries away. The rooms are spread across the first floor and the ground floor while they include comfortable double or twin beds, open sky bathrooms with jungle canopies. Other features include pool or garden views, sofa and coffee table, private safe, ceiling fan, mosquito nets, complimentary toiletries etc.

Excursions

Excursions to a number of interesting places can be organized by a vehicle or a tuk tuk. Some of the most interesting and recommended tours include a Blue Whale Excursion from Dondra, the Dondra Lighthouse which is the highest lighthouse in Southern Asia, a boat trip to the Lighthouse, the Dondra devalaya, the Handunugoda Tea Plantations, the Mulkirigala Rock Temple, the Blow Hole in Mawella, the Polhena Beach and the Weherahena Viharaya. For the more adventurous traveller, the Udawalawe National Park, the Yala National Park and the Bundala National Park can be reached within 2 - 3 hours.

Facilities

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Ayurveda

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Pool

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Meditation

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Water Sports

The Talalla Retreat consists of a signature restaurant where guests are able to enjoy some of the finest seasonal produce the country has to offer. The menu ranges from an extensive range of tropical fruits, homemade jams, buffalo curd, fine cut oats for breakfast while lunch can be a la carte with a selection of local and international favourites. Dinner is always a colourful affair with fresh seafood dishes and International specialties along with fresh local produce transforming the restaurant in to a culinary feast. The evenings are delightful with a full bar where you can enjoy cocktails and local alcoholic beverages as well. Special occasions are celebrated with mouth-watering buffet spreads.

For recreation, the Talalla Retreat consists of a spa where you can experience modern treatments which have been inspired by century's old Ayurvedic therapies. Talalla signature massages include full body massage, chakra balancing deep tissue massage, foot reflexology, aromatherapy, Swedish massage, Ayurvedic massage, Shirodhara etc. You can also enjoy various beauty treatments, wraps, scrubs as well as Signature pamper packages. Talalla Retreat is also a fine location to enjoy Yoga which consists of seven days of daily morning meditation and a series of yogic exercises. There is a resident yoga instructor that can help you with instructions. For adventurous guests, the retreat provides you with Surf Camp packages at some of the best surf points in Southern Sri Lanka.

Other facilities at Talalla Retreat include a 20 meter swimming pool, direct beach access, laundry, ironing, traditional Sri Lankan weddings, babysitting, conference and meeting facilities along with transfer arrangements and day trips.

Rooms

Sea View Villas – Ground Floor

Villas located on the ground floor feature authentic Sri Lankan furniture, fabrics and air conditioning. Located meters from the beach, the open-air pavilion of the second floor features private balcony, reading desk and ceiling fans. All villas have open air bathrooms allowing natural light and providing views of the coconut palms. One Luxury Sea View Villa on the top floor offers a timber paneled ceiling and air-conditioning. This is Talalla’s most luxury Villa.

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Bamboo Hut

When you’re glamping there’s no tent to pitch, no sleeping bag to unroll, no fire to build. Whether in a tent a yurt, airstream, hut, villa or tree house, glamping is a way to experience the great outdoors without sacrificing luxury. At Talalla we pride ourselves on creating an environment in which you can experience the pristine beauty of nature without having to sacrifice a luxurious experience. Our beautifully designed “Bamboo Huts” epitomize our endeavor to remain Sri Lanka’s leader in Eco-Hotel experience. Listen to the sound of waves in the distance, hear the monkeys playing in the trees and understand what being connected to nature is all about.

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Delux Room Frist Floor

A beautiful four poster bed, an expansive open air bathroom, secluded balcony and a view through the palms make this room a definite repeat guest favorite! Be sure to bring along your favorite book for an afternoon read on the balcony to wind down from an adventure filled day of surfing and yoga. The ideal room for anyone who loves open spaces, fresh air and a beautiful connection to nature.

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Delux Room Ground Floor

Deluxe Room – Ground Floor Villas are the perfect place to relax and unwind in privacy whilst still feeling connected to your jungle surrounds. These villas include a rustic four poster bed, beautiful open air ensuite bathroom and a front decking with space to unwind after your days Surf and Yoga adventures. They are perfect for those who want to experience the beauty Talalla has to offer in a more private setting.

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Big House Room

Then The Big House room will serve as the perfect place of rest after a long day of surf and yoga adventures. These rooms are a short walk up through the Talalla Retreat grounds and provide you with an expansive view through the jungle canopy. You will love spending your afternoon on the deck watching the monkeys jump from tree to tree on their afternoon commute.

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Bungalow Room – Private Room

The beautifully set rooms in a traditional Sri Lankan styled Bungalow still allow you to have access to Talalla’s beautiful grounds, pool and Surf & Yoga facilities (extra charge), whilst still having the privacy offered from a private room. The Bungalow includes a common living area and front balcony with shared bathrooms. This allows you to experience the Talalla Surf Camp or Yoga Retreat whilst working around your own budget.

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The Dorm

The Dorm is the perfect place to hang out in between your Surf & Yoga Sessions. With direct access to the beautiful Talalla grounds and pool on your doorstep this is as good as budget traveling gets. Don’t focus on the room size because this is not where you will be spending your time. Talalla is all about adventure and this is the best way to get access to this adventure on a budget!

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