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This property is 13 minutes walk from the beach. Thambapanni Retreat is located in Unawatuna, a 5-minute walk from Unawatuna Beach. It features 2 dining options, an outdoor swimming pool and rooms with a TV. Free Wi-Fi and parking are provided.

Retreat Thambapanni is a 10-minute drive from Galle Fort and Koggala Lake. The National Maritime Museum is a 15-minute drive from the hotel.

Air-conditioned rooms at Thambapanni come with wooden flooring, dark wood furnishings and a 4-poster bed. All are fitted with a fan and an en suite bathroom with shower facilities.

Guests can enjoy relaxing Ayurvedic oil massages, practice yoga or rent a bicycle to explore the area. For convenience, laundry services are also offered upon request.

Available for all-day dining, the restaurant serves a variety of Asian and European fusion dishes. Room service is provided.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Thambapanni Retreat has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 25 Oct 2011.

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

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Unawatuna, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.1

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, American

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Max adults: 2
Standard Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 3
Superior Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 3
Deluxe Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 3
Grand Deluxe Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Classic Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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4 reasons to choose Thambapanni Retreat

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

    Unawatuna Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    200 yards from property
  • Jungle Beach

    Jungle Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1,150 yards from property
  • Rumassala South Beach

    Rumassala South Beach

    8.7 Fabulous beach
    1,450 yards from property
  • Bonavista Beach

    Bonavista Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Dalawella Beach

    Dalawella Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Mihiripenna Beach

    Mihiripenna Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1.6 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Japanese Peace Pagoda
    0.6 miles
  • Yatagala Temple
    1.5 miles
  • Galle Harbour
    1.9 miles
  • Galle Light house
    2 miles
  • Galle Dutch Hospital
    2.1 miles
  • Galle Fort
    2.2 miles
  • National Maritime Museum
    2.2 miles
  • Dutch Church Galle
    2.3 miles
  • Galle Fort National Museum
    2.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Mahendra Amarasooriya Park
    2.4 miles
  • Galle Fort Clock Tower
    2.4 miles
  • Galle International Cricket Stadium
    2.5 miles
  • Galle Railway Station
    2.6 miles
  • St. Aloysius College
    2.8 miles
  • Ahangama Railway Station
    8.6 miles
  • Kushtarajagala
    12.4 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Unawatuna Beach
    200 yards
  • Jungle Beach
    1,150 yards
  • Rumassala South Beach
    1,450 yards
  • Bonavista Beach
    1.3 miles
  • Dalawella Beach
    1.4 miles
Public transport
  • Train Unawatuna Railway Station
    0.8 miles
Closest airports
  • Ratmalana Airport
    61.3 miles
How to get to Thambapanni Retreat from Bandaranaike International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: Pizza, Seafood, Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Facilities of Thambapanni Retreat
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Snorkelling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Services
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Air conditioning
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/beach towels
Wellness
  • Yoga classes
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Thambapanni Retreat takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
US$15 per child, per night
3 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
US$15 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$20 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

Please present the same credit card used to guarantee your booking when checking in or making payment at the property.

If you are making payment using another cardholder's credit card, please provide the following to the property prior to your arrival:

1) Authorisation letter with cardholder's signature
2) Copy of the cardholder's card (front and back of card with cardholder's signature)
3) Copy of the cardholder’s passport or driver’s license

Please note that the property may contact the cardholder for verification purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Thambapanni Retreat

  • Thambapanni Retreat is 1,050 yards from the centre of Unawatuna.

  • Guests staying at Thambapanni Retreat can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • American
    • À la carte

  • The nearest beach is just 0.7 miles from Thambapanni Retreat.

  • Room options at Thambapanni Retreat include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Twin/Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Thambapanni Retreat by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 2h

  • Check-in at Thambapanni Retreat is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Thambapanni Retreat has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Thambapanni Retreat (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

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

  • The prices at Thambapanni Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

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

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Hand massage
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Foot massage
    • Back massage
    • Yoga classes
    • Neck massage
    • Head massage
    • Full body massage