Talalla Retreat is a lovely boutique hotel which had barely been constructed when the 2004 tsunami hit, but then it was reborn after funds were raised and with help from the locals. The resort hired tsunami victims as staff as a way of payback for how much they helped after all the wreck and damage. This exclusive resort focuses on the practice of yoga, surfing, Pilates and boxilates too. Having had established a great bond and relationship with the neighbouring villages with absolute respect for the local culture and natural environment, this retreat has yielded immense spiritual harmony.
Hosting fine accommodation which is affordable from the budget traveller to luxury living, this resort caters for all types of stay from classic private bedrooms to luxury villas including a glamping experience in bamboo huts, what more do you need. All rooms are tastefully designed with minimalist decor and ample space, some with open air rooms letting plenty of light illuminating its atmosphere. There are private and open air bathrooms with beautiful views of the ocean, coconut trees or garden. However, staying at Tallala Retreat will ensure one a good sleep into immense tranquillity.
Savour mouth watering dishes with a culinary journey around the world at the restaurant which is an open air pavilion which serve delectable meals sourced from local fresh produce and seafood procured from markets within close proximity and from fishing villages in the vicinity. All dishes are packed with exotic spices and flavours giving a taste of local cuisine and international favourites.
Nurture your mind, body and soul into sheer bliss, calm and serenity with ultimate indulgences of wellness treatments such as ancient holistic healing practices of Ayurveda and Shirodhara body treatments which help ease all muscle tension in the body into complete relaxation at the Talalla Sri Lanka Spa which also has other Swedish massage therapies.
Balance your body and mind with Yoga at the four open air yoga shalas, where there are designed programmes for a specific number of days as a wellness retreat that include sessions of Yoga, pilates, boxilates, postural workshops, surfing and more.
Experience the best of surfing with coaching lessons and packages conducted by the surf camp which cater for beginners, intermediate to advanced surfing. Guests can request to check which packages are most suitable or recommended through contacting the hotel or get personalised packages made according to their level and fitness.
Plan your wedding in style or host an event/party at Talalla retreat with personalised services to make your event a dream success.
While you stay at Talalla Retreat with unforgettable memories, complete your Sri Lanka holiday by exploring the many places to visit and things to do in Tangalle or along the south coast. Visit the Kalameitya Bird Sanctuary and see colourful 150 species of birds; witness beautiful turtles at Turtle Watch Rekawa; experience the magic of Galle by walking through the Galle fort and reminisce in history of a colonial era; spot mighty whales and dolphins in Mirissa on a whale watching expedition that has brought global recognition to the country and much more. For more information on more activities and excursions, please do refer to the pages, Things to do in Tangalle and Things to do in South Coast.
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