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Talalla Retreat, a beachfront resort features accommodations overlooking the garden, beach and the jungle. It offers an outdoor pool, an open-air restaurant with a bar and free WiFi access.

Located at the southern tip of Sri Lanka, Talalla Retreat is a 3-hour drive from the Colombo International Airport, and a 90-minute drive from Mattala Airport.

Cooled by ceiling fans and the natural sea breeze, spacious rooms at the resort feature a private patio and seating area. The open air marble bathroom offers views of the surrounding greenery. Room service is available.

Talalla Retreat Sri Lanka offers yoga and fitness classes at its 4 yoga pavilion at an additional charge. Aside from day tours, the resort also arranges for activities such as surfing and snorkeling. Surf camps and wellness classes are also available on site.

Guests can relax with a massage at the resort’s spa. Transport rentals are available for those who want to explore the area on their own. Free parking is provided.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Talalla Retreat has been welcoming guests since Dec 29, 2010

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Asian, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site






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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Talalla Retreat

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Talalla Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    700 feet from property
  • Gandara Beach

    Gandara Beach

    9.5 Exceptional beach
    2,400 feet from property
  • Noonnawella Beach

    9.7 Exceptional beach
    4,750 feet from property
  • Edanda Wella Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Kapparawella Beach

    10 Exceptional beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Wawwa Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.7 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are you having any sort of New Year's Eve party/event?
    Yes, New years eve gala dinner with Sri Lankan cultural show.
    Answered on June 10, 2022
  • Hello, We are a family of four and would like to stay in one room together - is it possible to get an extra bed put into a room with a bed and sofa?
    Yes, it's possible.
    Answered on June 10, 2022
  • It is indicated that you offer yoga classes. Could you please provide me with the cost and the schedule? Many thanks
    Daily drop in yoga classes available morning 07.30am and evening 05.00pm, each 90 minutes class cost 15USD per person. Just for your info. Br, Janak...
    Answered on December 30, 2019
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    any time of the year
    Answered on November 30, 2019
  • Ayubovan What is the procedure for the 2 PCR tests? We also want to book a room on the 2nd/3rd floor. In the first 14 days can we walk on the beach an...
    Dear Damian & Ana, On arrival to the hotel and the 11th day we do PCR We do gave rooms on ground floor and first floor only You can walk & swim on the...
    Answered on April 22, 2021
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Chinese

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Resort Facilities at Talalla Retreat
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Badminton equipment
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Yoga classes
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules Talalla Retreat takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
$15 per child, per night
3 - 10 years
Extra bed by request
$15 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Talalla Retreat accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that only rooms on the ground floor can accommodate an extra bed.
Please note that drivers' accommodations are provided on request.

Please note that the property offers chargeable pick-up transfer from Colombo Airport. Guests are kindly requested to inform the property in advance if they wish to make use of this service. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

As imposed by the government of Sri Lanka, along with this hotel booking, there are other requirements that need to be met in order for you to obtain the Visa to enter the country.

The property will assist you with all this information.
The details will be sent to you via a message post-reservation.

Disclaimer: Please note, classification of level-1 properties and the above information can change based on government regulation changes. Therefore, please ensure to refer to SLTDA protocols prior to making a reservation.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Talalla Retreat of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Talalla Retreat

  • Talalla Retreat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Darts
    • Beachfront
    • Bike tours
    • Swimming pool
    • Movie nights
    • Yoga classes
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Beauty services
    • Happy hour
    • Foot bath
    • Walking tours
    • Facial treatments
    • Cooking class
    • Manicure
    • Themed dinners
    • Pedicure
    • Badminton equipment
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Beach
    • Spa facilities

  • Talalla Retreat is 2,150 feet from the center of Talalla South.

  • Check-in at Talalla Retreat is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at Talalla Retreat can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Asian
    • Buffet

  • Talalla Retreat has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Talalla Retreat include:

    • Triple
    • Single
    • Double
    • Tent
    • Villa
    • Bed in Dorm

  • The prices at Talalla Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Talalla Retreat.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.