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Thaprobane Beach House is located on Unawatuna's main beach. It features 2 dining options and air-conditioned rooms with views of the ocean and greenery. Free Wi-Fi access is provided in its public areas. Rooms at Thaprobane come with modern interiors and a 4-poster bed. Each is fitted with a private balcony, a TV and minibar. Shower facilities are in the en suite bathroom. Guests can rent a bicycle to explore the area. The hotel also provides laundry services upon request. The Thaprobane Restaurant serves a variety of local and Western dishes, while light snacks and refreshing drinks are available at the bar. The property is a 10-minute drive from Galle Fort. The National Maritime Museum and Koggala Lake are a 15-minute drive away.

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

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Thaproban Beach House has been welcoming guests since 25 Oct 2011.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Unawatuna, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast info

Continental, American

FREE parking!

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Room type
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 single bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 single bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 single bed
Bedroom 1:
1 double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Katherine
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Right on the beach front, great beach restaurant attached. Nice room decor, good wifi and aircon. Good to be able to use sister properties for free with shuttle. Food is great. Seafood platter in sister hotel was amazing!
  • Amy
    Great option to stay - loved the access to the pool at other hotel
  • Nim1983
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff are always great at Thaproban beach hotel, its the reason why i will always choose to stay here, the food is great and they will always go out of their way to make you enjoy your meal
  • Christine
    A real beach house as you imagine. We had some wonderful days in the off-season. The hotel ist directly at the beach, the staff super friendly. And we even got a free upgrade of our room. Absolutely a recommendation at Unawatuna beach.
  • Rebecca
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautiful guest house right on the beach with stunning views across the ocean… fantastic food… possibly the best we had at hotels during our two week stay… penthouse suite was worth it!!
  • Lakitha
    Sri LankaSri Lanka
    the rooms were amazing! great staff and amazing food! the atmosphere was splendid
  • Zuriye
    our room door opens to ocean, perfect location and very kind staff. just swim, drink your beer and go to your room
  • Cassyfly
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The staff were really friendly and the location great, right on the beach.
  • Joseph
    The location was perfect. Right on the beach and the quiet street (not main road) where all the restaurants and bars were. we stayed in the penthouse which has a split level where the boys slept upstairs and we slept in the main part. The balcony...
  • L
    Very good accommodation, specially the service. The location is just perfect! having the breakfast on the beach was incredible. Good food, during our check in they mention that would have a party next door and they arrange a room in another hotel...

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • Hi, I would like to know if this room is qualified for the Safe level 1 for quarantine, requested by the government?

    HI, Not at the moment Level One, however Thaproban Pavilion Resort and Spa is under Level one hotel.
    Answered on 31 March 2021
  • Can I park there?

    On site there is only one parking slot, we have a secure parking off site.
    Answered on 9 August 2023
  • Hi How many toilets in the penthouse suite?

    There is one bathroom in the Penthouse suite.
    Answered on 9 November 2022
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    Its always good to visit particularly the best time would be from November to April
    Answered on 7 September 2019
  • Does penthouse consist of 2 bedrooms??

    Yes in 2 levels suitable for family and maximum 4 pax can stay
    Answered on 9 August 2019
  • Do you have any short stay plan like 5hr for day time?

    Dear Guest, This depends on the date you want to reserve, if the occupancy is high the room rate will be for the day.
    Answered on 20 March 2022
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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Thaproban Beach Restaurant
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan

Facilities of Thaproban Beach House
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sport facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Snorkelling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Yoga classes
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
    Additional charge
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Italian

House rules

Thaproban Beach House takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00

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


Until 11:00



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.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$20 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Cash Thaproban Beach House 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.

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

Please inform Thaproban Beach House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

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 Thaproban Beach House

  • Thaproban Beach House is 0.7 miles from the centre of Unawatuna. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Guests staying at Thaproban Beach House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • American

  • The nearest beach is just 0.8 miles from Thaproban Beach House. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Thaproban Beach House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Evening entertainment
    • Hand massage
    • Beach
    • Foot massage
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Yoga classes
    • Happy hour
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Spa facilities
    • Full body massage
    • Cooking class
    • Head massage
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage

  • Check-in at Thaproban Beach House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Room options at Thaproban Beach House include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Suite

  • Thaproban Beach House has 1 restaurant:

    • Thaproban Beach Restaurant