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Cinnabar Resort

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My partner and I recently stumbled across Cinnabar whilst walking down the beach. It is a great spot serving awesome iced coffee. We returned quite a few times in the evening which was good for happy hour. When we went for coffee one morning the service was appalling. It took 1 hour for our coffees to arrive and no apology...

Thank Harriet_E87
Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friend and I stayed 4 nights in the New Tree house. It was absolutely perfect! The room is all you can expect from a tree house: a comfortable bed, a mosquito net, a practical bathroom and a great balcony! Don't expect a wardrobe and such - it's a tree house :-) Location-wise, the hotel is right in front of...

Thank Mai Khanh L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cinnabar Resort in itself is a good reason to visit Sri Lanka. We had an amazing time staying in one of the tree houses. It offered a lot of space and comfort, it was clean and tastefully decorated. The breakfast (including sea view) was top-notch, the fruit plate was the best we had in all of Sri Lanka. Nishantha and...

Thank gregorno
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time staying in the tree house in February 2014 (I can't change the automatically chosen date). It's just a special feeling to wake up with the ocean right in front of you. Kind and helpful staff, great shakes and food. Thank you for everything, sorry for the late review, kind regards

Thank ericfesterling
Bilbao, Spain
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

It was such a really nice experience to be hosted in a tree house! We were thinking about spending 1 night and finally we stayed 2 nights. I would have spent a whole week! The house trees are really nice, with a king size bed and mosquito net. The treehouses are open, so you can heard the animals and the...

Thank eli_viajera
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We cannot recommend Cinnabar enough - this place is true paradise!! We initially arrived and were meant to stay for 1 night but extended to 3 nights because we couldn't bare to leave. Our bedroom was pristine and with the most beautiful decorated bathroom. The staff are extremely helpful, friendly and kind - nothing is too much trouble and they...

Thank jakehmgrave
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Food is fantastic. Service takes its time though. Ordered food at 18.45 arrived gone 20.00. Again, it was delicious, but be prepared. We ordered a mojito, but got a Cuba Libre... As they ran out.... Magically a beer arrived after dinner, we didn't order it. Paid the bill, and then a second arrived for the Magic Beer, so another 495....

Thank Josh S
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This place is definately something special. Awesome location on the beach, charming treehouses IN the trees - I believe they all have ocean view - and a decent restaurant. The staff however works insanely slow and tend to mix up your orders. My suggestion is make your order, go have a shower or a quick 45 mins nap, then return...

Thank BrianJoergensen
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent will return .a great place to learn kitesurfing. As there is a large flat water lagoon and a open shallow beach . They now offer a kite surf school. For beginners .and rental of equipment for more advanced kitesurfers

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Naarden, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Cinnabar resort is a little gem on the best beach in Sri Lanka. Totally relaxed at the far end of the Tangalle beach is this simple charming and well organised resort with some tree houses and cabins, a nice open air restaurant directly facing the beach. Friendly staff who are very helpfull and serve a nice breakfast, lunch and dinner....

Thank Rein171

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Address: Marakolliya Beach | Medilla, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: ₹ 2,069 - ₹ 4,783 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“If you want to choose in so called luxury hause, please consider it carefully. Also there is big noise caused by ocean waves.”
DWS4078, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay in the tree house if you are worried about heights.”
zlejins, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Tree-Houses are AMAZING”
chantalc59, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Treehouse (but not the small one right on the beach)”
54brentonp, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Tree house has best view but it is a rickety ladder to get up.”
153kristinj, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
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