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Hotel Description

3.5-star beachfront resort with spa

On the beach

Stay at this Devinuwara resort and you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Talalla Beach and 2 miles (3 km) of Gandara Beach. Noonnawella Beach and Devinuwara Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Full-service spa, dining

A full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this resort. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, express check-in, and airport shuttle. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free self parking.

Patios

Along with patios, the 83 guestrooms offer sitting areas and room service. Free bottled water, fans, and safes are also available.

Dormitory Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 8 Max
$38* Per night/room Nov 1 - Nov 2

Sea View Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Big House

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Villa First Floor

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Shared Bungalow

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bamboo Hut

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

71.0% of guests recommend out of 1285 reviews

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Property Features

Talalla Retreat offers its guests a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this resort measures 500 square feet (46 square meters). A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Talalla Retreat. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Devinuwara resort.

  • 83 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 25 buildings
  • 500 sq ft of conference space
  • 46 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2004
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Water dispenser

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) (191 km / 118.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Talalla Retreat offers 83 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and complimentary toiletries. Rooms open to patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private patio
  • Sitting area
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk
  • Fan

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Beach yoga on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, The Spa at Tallala. Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, Thai massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 10 and younger are not allowed at this property from December to January. The rest of the year they are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per day.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • No elevators

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 65
  • Christmas Day (25 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 45 (from 6 to 10 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 65
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 45 (from 6 to 11 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 7 for adults and USD 7 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 120 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Talalla Retreat Hotel
  • Talalla Retreat Resort
  • Talalla Retreat Devinuwara
  • Talalla Retreat Resort Devinuwara
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  • Resort Talalla Retreat Devinuwara
  • Devinuwara Talalla Retreat Resort
  • Talalla Retreat Resort
  • Resort Talalla Retreat
  • Talalla Retreat Devinuwara

You should know

  • Talalla Retreat offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 72 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 10 years old and younger aren't allowed from December to January.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
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