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The Sanctuary Spa

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Address: 136 Beach Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 77 307 8583
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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A massage spa offering relaxing treatments e.g. Swedish massage, Ayurvedic...

A massage spa offering relaxing treatments e.g. Swedish massage, Ayurvedic massage, Face massage, Shirodara treatment, Herbal steam bath etc set in a tranquil lush tropical garden down a small lane off the beach road. Booking is essential - Please book with Ranga +94 (0) 77 307 8583 to avoid disappointment.

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Respite from the touristic Unawatuna

Just off the main beach. Fairly priced and fantastic massages. Quiet haven away from the bustling beach. Highly recommended amongst the many massage options.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Malé Maldives
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not in love with this place, but they offer a good variety of massages 💆 good team, wry polite and professional and well experienced therapists. Lovely spa just few steps away from the unawatuna beach. I like to thank you Sanaka for his excellent services. Will visit if I ever in unawatuna

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Thank Alifaiz
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just off the main beach. Fairly priced and fantastic massages. Quiet haven away from the bustling beach. Highly recommended amongst the many massage options.

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1 Thank kitdeluca
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love massages and have had them at various places in Sri Lanka over the past 9 years. For the last 5 of these I have been going to Sanctuary Spa in Unawatuna - in total about 10 visits. The manager is very professional, with excellent English, the staff are friendly and great at their jobs - male masseurs included... More 

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2 Thank Tim P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Professionally run Massage and spa, Staff friendly and spoke English reasonably well. Massage relaxing and professional.

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2 Thank Patrick R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've now had three massages in three days and this one was hands down the best one. The spa is just off a "busy" street but you're transported to an oasis as you walk down the path to the back of the buildings. I was served a king coconut water after the treatment, which was just the icing on he... More 

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3 Thank Mareena K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've had a lot of massages! Carrying children and a large handbag doesn't help BUT the Sanctuary Spa is the only place I've been to that actually works through your problem areas and focuses on where you need it versus giving your tough spots a quick rub and moving on. Their deep tissue pressure was spot on! The team are... More 

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3 Thank Pippa D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe it was the humidity that made my experience just about ok. I entered a nice garden area, where the reception desk is situated, and was accompanied by the masseuse to the first floor to the treatment room. The massage itself was good but given that the treatment rooms are not air conditioned and the day was very humid I... More 

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Hawkes Bay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had two massages here and after the first one my massuse remarked on my sore arm and asked me to come back the next day for a 15 minute treatment which I did tentatively - however although it was sore it felt so much better when she had finished(she would not charge me for this) and I went back... More 

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1 Thank flemingHawkesBay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of different spa's in unawatuna. But there is none like the sanctuary spa! Very friendly people! Great place! And most important; they know what they are doing. These people are professionals!

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2 Thank Anke O
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We came here because we read the reviews in TA and we wanted to get a good massage... The point is the lady that gave the massage to my girlfriend didn't cut her nails and she got the worst massage ever. In my case, the massage was normal but quite expensive. At least my gf didn't have to pay the... More 

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