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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Tartaruga Hotel is a beachfront property with a restaurant offering outdoor dining. It offers cozy rooms with a private bathroom and free WiFi in the common areas.

Located in Unawatuna, Tartaruga Hotel is within walking distance of Italian and traditional Sri Landkan cuisine around the bay.

Every room is either fan-cooled or air-conditioned and has a private bathroom with bath or shower. Linen and towels are provided.

Guests can have a barbecue or order from a snack bar. They also have access to a bar and shared lounge.

This is our guests' favorite part of Unawatuna, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Tartaruga Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jul 25, 2014

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Unawatuna, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.9

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegan, Asian

Private parking available


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4 reasons to choose Tartaruga Hotel

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

    Unawatuna Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    50 feet from property
  • Jungle Beach

    Jungle Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    4,500 feet from property
  • Rumassala South Beach

    Rumassala South Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Dalawella Beach

    Dalawella Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Mihiripenna Beach

    Mihiripenna Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Bonavista Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.4 miles from property
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Japanese Peace Pagoda
    0.8 miles
  • Yatagala Temple
    1.3 miles
  • Galle Harbour
    2 miles
  • Galle Light house
    2.2 miles
  • Galle Dutch Hospital
    2.3 miles
  • Galle Fort
    2.4 miles
  • National Maritime Museum
    2.4 miles
  • Dutch Church Galle
    2.5 miles
  • Galle Fort National Museum
    2.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Tartaruga Restaurant
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Mahendra Amarasooriya Park
    2.6 miles
  • Galle Fort Clock Tower
    2.7 miles
  • Galle International Cricket Stadium
    2.7 miles
  • Galle Railway Station
    2.8 miles
  • St. Aloysius College
    3.1 miles
  • Ahangama Railway Station
    8.3 miles
  • Kushtarajagala
    12.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Unawatuna Beach
    50 feet
  • Jungle Beach
    4,500 feet
  • Rumassala South Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Dalawella Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Mihiripenna Beach
    1.4 miles
Public transit
  • Train Unawatuna Railway Station
    0.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Ratmalana Airport
    61.4 miles
How to get to Tartaruga Hotel from Bandaranaike International Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: American, Pizza, Seafood, Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Tartaruga Hotel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • BBQ facilities
  • Live music/Performance Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Accessible parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool with view
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Shallow end
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Italian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Tartaruga Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 1:00 PM


Until 11:30 AM


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.

Children 14 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Tartaruga Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

FAQs about Tartaruga Hotel

  • Tartaruga Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Snorkeling
    • Beachfront
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Beach
    • Bike tours
    • Swimming pool
    • Live music/Performance

  • Tartaruga Hotel is 2,600 feet from the center of Unawatuna.

  • Tartaruga Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

  • Check-in at Tartaruga Hotel is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

  • Room options at Tartaruga Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Family

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

  • Guests staying at Tartaruga Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegan
    • Asian
    • À la carte

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Tartaruga Hotel by:

    • Taxi 2h 30min

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Tartaruga Hotel.