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Colombo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

After reading the reviews here on Tripadvisor, my friend and I decided to try out the 'amazing' Italian food. We were staying elsewhere in Tangalla, but my friend was craving authentic Italian cuisine. We rang ahead to book the table and were passed over to the chef, who asked us what we would like to eat. So far so good.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 January 2013 via mobile

If your looking for something a little off the beaten track, a little bit different with an incredibly unspoilt beach this is the place for you! The beach is its selling point, the whole beach is shared with a couple of guesthouses when my boyfriend and I were there we had the whole beach to ourselves except for another couple!... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 30 December 2012

If the idea of going to a tropical beach and staying in a resort is not for you, you should consider Surya Garden. 3 cottages which have been designed with some flair and although they are fairly basic that is part of their charm - very good bathroom design! The big draw here is the beach...deserted, clean and right on... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2012

We stayed three lovely nights at this wonderful place where everything is done to make you feel at home. The owner Manuela is an Italian lady. The rooms are beautifully decorated. Nothing is missing. A lot of attention is paid to the details. Staff takes time to listen to you and is always at your disposal. The food is very... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 8 August 2012

Surya Garden resthouse is a wonderful little place!!! It is really good value, not too expensive, small (only 3 bungalows for now, planning to build 2 more). The owner Manuela is an Italian lady (quite a character!) and the place is very nicely decorated. Basic but "chic". The restaurant offers both sri lankan and italian food, everything truly excellent. The... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
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Reviewed 27 May 2012

We spent 4 days in Surya Gardens and had a great time. The place is perfect for a relaxing holiday, thanks to the charming surroundings and very friendly and helpful staff. As guests we felt very welcome and and enjoyed the hospitality. This stay was what we were looking for after a long and stressfull European winter. We enjoyed the... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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Reviewed 14 May 2012

We (2 adults and 4 children) spent 6 fantastic days in Surya Gardens - much too less. The beautiful resort in the middle of nature with palms and lizards, the wonderful lonely beach where the boys discovered their passion for surfing, the nice restaurant with local and Italian food - and in particular: the increadible friendly and helpful staff caring... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Forget about your everyday worries and the rush, the predictabilities, the efficiencies: this is a place to unwind and put your feet up with a book and a drink. The sea was a little rough when we visited, but with a body board lots of fun to play in! The comfortable, airy, spotlessly clean, thoughtfully designed bungalows (loved the "outdoor... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 30 March 2012

This little wonderful guest house just before Tangalle is a fantastic place to stay lowkey in one of Sri Lanka's nicest beaches. Things go slower at this little place with individual neat bungalows. The secluded wide 1km beach in front only has the guesthouse and local fishermen using it. The staff and food are great, but it's served at the... More 

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Surya G, Manager at Surya Garden Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear WanderingT, thank you for your nice words about our guesthouse, We appreciate it very much. While trying to make our services better step by step, we will always keep this atmosphere and spirit of Surya Garden as you found and as you also like. You are welcome to visit us anytime again. More 

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Reviewed 2 February 2012

We stayed here for 7 nights in early January having originally planned to stay for 4 or 5 nights. The bungalows are large and stylish and thoughtfully appointed with an unusual outdoor bathroom and a great veranda area. They were spotless and also cleaned during our stay. It is very peaceful and quiet at night. The setting is idyllic- just... More 

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Surya G, Manager at Surya Garden Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Wildswimmer, we are bit late with our response, but just like to say - thanks for your nice text - it is very appreciated; and, actually, we hope that interested travelers will read it, as you inserted many usable observations for them too. Indeed, we are not a crowdy place and there are not restaurants and bars close to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surya Garden in Tangalle is a charming, small resort right on an unspoiled and deserted feeling beach in a secluded bay a short distance from Tangalle center with western management. The three private bungalows and spacious suite style mud house, open-air restaurant, as well as other facilities are hidden in the large and carefully maintained tropical garden. The three spacious bungalows for 1 to 2 persons are each very special in their own unique design and character. They are simple, but decorated with taste and love. All bungalows have large open-air bathrooms, fan, mosquito nets and private veranda. The larger beach-side mud house is perfect for families or larger groups to enjoy a large bedroom that sleeps 4, large private bathroom, and personal outdoor sitting and dining area just steps from the ocean. The Surya Garden restaurant is known for its internationally inspired beach cuisine, ranging from perfect fish, chicken or vegetable curries up to fresh pasta and world bbq created by an American 5-star chef who has traveled the world in search of the best dishes to offer. Also available is crafted island classic cocktails and your favorite local beers in a calm, unfussed atmosphere that invites pure relaxation and checking out from the hurry of life. The extensive garden just in the front of the large sandy beach offers not only enough space for the enjoyment of the tropical flowers and trees, butterflies and birds but also places for relaxing Ayurvedic treatments, massage, and yoga. Surya Garden is well secluded but also well connected to the town of Tangalle that is just few kilometers away by onsite private driver to explore the town and then retreat to your personal beach oasis. The surroundings are quiet and ideal for enjoying nature and the unique spirit and beauty of the southern Sri Lankan shores. Surya Garden is only about 240 km from Sri Lanka's international airport and 220 km from Colombo. With the opening of the new highway Colombo-Galle it is thus easy to reach the place within few hours. The resort is a perfect base to explore the south of Sri Lanka: watching whales in Mirissa, elephants in Uda Walawe, birds in Bundala, leopards in Yala or deep tropical rainforests in Sinharaja. All within a few hours distance from there and can be arrange by our onsite tour concierge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surya Garden Guesthouse

Address: Pubudu Mawata, Seenimodara, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: ₹ 1,236 - ₹ 3,999 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Surya Garden Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All cabanas are nice, as there are just 3 of them :)”
 of 5 bubbles EneliisS, 10 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The outdoor bathroom is gorgeous and I would recommend requesting this bungalow!”
 of 5 bubbles Chels1205, 8 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Don't worry about it! Just check in and they'll give you whatever bungalow is open. No worries, they are all in the jungle near the beach, nice, clean and quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles WanderingT, 30 Mar 2012 | Read review
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