THAMBAPANNI RETREAT
Location: Unawatuna, Galle
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Meticulously built into the rocks of the hills, Thambapanni Retreat is one with nature as the natural rock boulder setting is used in creating its fine furnishings while cultural heritage is infused in its architecture. For a memorable holiday, retreat to paradise where comfort awaits… retreat to Thambapanni. Meeting high standards in amenities and facilities, the hotel offers a luxurious stay amidst cooling green bamboo groves. Heal body and soul with ancient herbal Ayurvedic treatments, awake to Yoga and Reiki and meditate in calm surroundings and experience the natural beauty of Unawatuna.

 

A home away home with all modern facilities at Thambapanni Retreat. The accommodation at Thambapanni comprises luxurious bungalows, villas and standard suites to fit in any budget, which are in harmony with the untouched surroundings and are an inspired adaptation of tropical Asian architecture combined with the essence of colonial flavour.

 

The journey into wellness begins with Thambapanni Retreat's natural food restaurant which fuses European and Asian cuisine with age-old Ayurvedic principles. Prepared by our master chef, using only the finest in fresh seafood and organic products, which are full of prana or life - force, this restaurant ensures that you will receive deep nourishment and balance.

 

The Wellness centre lying in the heart of Thambapanni Retreat offers programs for realizing the full potential of the body, mind and spirit.
In a rainbow of Vedic options including:



    • Ayurvedic oil massages

 

    • Yoga teachings

 

    • Healthy and delicious food

 

    • Meditation

 

    • Herbal steam sauna

 

    • Hydrotherapy Treatment



Thambapanni Retreat offers a rejuvenating voyage of a new inner and outer discovery.

 

Our private pool is carefully constructed with natural wood adapted to the jungle surroundings. Together with the deep cleansing power of steam and the vision and sound of nature which surrounds you, Thambapanni Retreat's steam sauna will create a perfect transformational journey.

 

Types of rooms:

 

Standard double bed rooms are all equipped with A/C, fans and private bathrooms with shower. Best Possible Place to Relax with Nature and Hospitality.
Delux suites with A/C, mini bar, satellite TV, hot water, antiques furniture, view of the Swimming pool.
Tower Suite with A/C, mini bar, satellite TV, hot water, antiques furniture, surounded by lush & green.

 

Superior Bungalow with A/C, mini bar, satellite TV, hot water, approx: SQ FEET 640 with large private balcony sq.ft.280. Hammock, and Wooden floors. There are three kinds of superior spacious rooms:
Cave House (Natural Rock, Special Deco to suits the Nature); Sea View Superior (Over looking Blue Sea and Furnished with Antique Furniture, Deco, Bath Tub and Hamock); Gama Gedara (Roof open Barthroom and Sri Lankan Traditional Deco & Interiors).

 

Compulsory supliments - Christmas dinner and New Year Eve dinner!

 

The deposit is non refundable, any cancellations received within 31 days of
arrival will incure 50% of the reservation fee, No show will be 100%

Double rooms
14
Floors
3
Distance to the beach, m
50
Distance to the shop, m
100
Distaince to the airport, km
165
Distance to the bus stop, km
1.0
Distance to the train, km
7.0
Minimal stay, days
4
Parking
Shower
Bathtub
Baby Bad
Hot water
Electricity
Satellite
Telephone
Internet
Furniture
Ocean view
Restaurant
Servant
Security
Laundry
Ayurvedic massage
Fan
Minibar
Fridge
Pool
AC
Diving

* IF YOU FIND A PRICE LOWER THAN OURS - WE CAN OFFER YOU CHEAPER

Tower Suite (Full Board)
PeriodSGLDBLTPL
01.05.15 - 30.06.15113 $139 $183 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.15124 $136 $192 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.15146 $172 $212 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.15124 $150 $192 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.15133 $159 $200 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.15146 $172 $220 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16196 $228 $283 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.16167 $193 $241 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.16146 $172 $220 $
Standard (Full Board)
PeriodSGLDBLTPL
01.05.15 - 30.06.1572 $85 $141 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.1592 $120 $149 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.1591 $116 $160 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.1583 $109 $151 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.1587 $113 $155 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.1591 $117 $165 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16126 $159 $213 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.16100 $126 $174 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.1691 $117 $165 $
Deluxe room (Full Board)
PeriodSGLDBLTPL
01.05.15 - 30.06.15102 $128 $174 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.15124 $150 $180 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.15122 $148 $188 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.15112 $136 $179 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.15116 $142 $185 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.15124 $150 $198 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16163 $196 $255 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.16135 $161 $209 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.16124 $150 $198 $
Standard (Half Board)
PeriodSGLDBLTPL
01.05.15 - 30.06.1557 $72 $103 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.1566 $79 $109 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.1578 $91 $121 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.1570 $83 $112 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.1574 $87 $116 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.1578 $91 $126 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16110 $126 $164 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.1689 $100 $135 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.1678 $91 $126 $
Deluxe room (Half Board)
PeriodSGLDBLTPL
01.05.15 - 30.06.1589 $102 $133 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.1598 $111 $141 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.15109 $122 $151 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.1598 $112 $141 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.15103 $116 $146 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.15111 $124 $159 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16152 $163 $207 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.16122 $135 $170 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.16111 $124 $159 $
Superior Bungalow (Bed & Breakfast)  (AC, Fan, Hot water, Minibar, Shower)
PeriodDBL
01.02.15 - 30.04.15125 $
01.05.15 - 30.06.1598 $98 $120 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.15109 $109 $130 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.15130 $130 $152 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.15109 $109 $130 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.15117 $117 $139 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.15130 $130 $183 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16174 $174 $196 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.16152 $152 $174 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.16130 $130 $152 $
Tower Suite (Half Board)
PeriodSGLDBLTPL
01.05.15 - 30.06.15100 $113 $142 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.15111 $124 $153 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.15133 $146 $175 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.15111 $124 $153 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.15120 $133 $161 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.15133 $146 $180 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16179 $196 $234 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.16154 $167 $202 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.16133 $146 $180 $
Superior Bungalow (Full Board)
PeriodSGLDBLTPL
01.05.15 - 30.06.15124 $150 $193 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.15147 $172 $203 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.15157 $183 $223 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.15135 $161 $20424 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.15141 $167 $212 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.15157 $183 $230 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16207 $239 $293 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.16178 $204 $252 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.16157 $183 $230 $
Tower Suite (Bed & Breakfast)  (AC, Fan, Hot water, Minibar, Shower)
PeriodDBL
01.02.15 - 30.04.15114 $
01.05.15 - 30.06.1587 $87 $109 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.1598 $98 $120 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.15120 $120 $141 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.1598 $98 $120 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.15107 $107 $128 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.15120 $120 $141 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16163 $163 $185 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.16141 $141 $163 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.16120 $120 $141 $
Standard (Bed & Breakfast)  (AC, Hot water)
PeriodDBL
01.02.15 - 30.04.1560 $
01.05.15 - 30.06.1547 $47 $85 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.1553 $53 $75 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.1565 $65 $87 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.1557 $57 $78 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.1561 $61 $83 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.1565 $65 $87 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.1693 $93 $115 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.1674 $74 $96 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.1665 $65 $87 $
Deluxe room (Bed & Breakfast)  (AC, Hot water)
PeriodDBL
01.02.15 - 30.04.1587 $
01.05.15 - 30.06.1576 $76 $98 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.1585 $85 $107 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.1596 $96 $117 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.1586 $86 $108 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.1590 $90 $112 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.1598 $98 $120 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16136 $136 $158 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.16109 $109 $130 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.1698 $98 $120 $
Deluxe Studio (Bed & Breakfast)  (AC, Fan, Hot water, Minibar, Shower)
PeriodDBL
16.01.14 - 30.04.14117 $
Superior Bungalow (Half Board)
PeriodSGLDBLTPL
01.05.15 - 30.06.15111 $124 $153 $
01.07.15 - 31.07.15122 $135 $164 $
01.08.15 - 31.08.15143 $157 $186 $
01.09.15 - 31.10.15122 $135 $164 $
01.11.15 - 30.11.15128 $141 $173 $
01.12.15 - 20.12.15143 $157 $191 $
21.12.15 - 15.01.16190 $207 $245 $
16.01.16 - 29.02.16165 $178 $213 $
01.03.16 - 30.04.16143 $157 $191 $

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Meals
  Period Price
Christmas Dinner ( per Child 2-11 ) 24.12.15 - 25.12.15 27 $
Christmas Dinner 24/25 Dec. (1 adult) 24.12.15 - 25.12.15 54 $
Dinner (1 adult) 01.08.14 - 30.04.15 13 $
Dinner (per child 2-6 y.o.) 01.08.14 - 30.04.15 7 $
Lunch (per adult) 01.08.14 - 30.04.15 11 $
Lunch (per child 2-6 y.o) 01.08.14 - 30.04.15 5 $
New Year Eve Dinner (1 adult) 31.12.15 - 01.01.16 54 $
New Years Eve Dinner ( per Child 2-11) 31.12.15 - 01.01.16 27 $
Extra Service
  Period Price
Extra bed and breakfast/ per person per day 01.08.14 - 30.04.15 16 $
Extra bed and breakfast/ per person per day 01.05.15 - 30.04.16 22 $
Extra bed for child (2-6 y.o) 01.08.14 - 30.04.16 11 $
Reviews
4.5/5   Based on 106 reviews

A pure gem
Aralya [TA], , Norwich, United Kingdom

If Sri Lanka is a pearl in the Indian Ocean, then Thampabani Retreat is a pure gem!... Nestled in a lush garden full of perfumed flowers and wildlife (chipmunks, parakeets, peacocks and even monkeys can be observed from your balcony or the swimming pool), this charming hotel offers a quiet comfortable oasis. It's a stroll away from the beach and you can use the facilities of their other hotel, Thaproban Beach House.
We had a superior standard with a shared balcony overlooking the garden and the pool. Perfect to sip a drink before dinner or relaxing by a rainy day (yes, if the country is like a botanical garden, it's because it rains sometimes even during the "dry" season. We all have stormy days during our summer).
The room was bright and spacious with plenty of storage and a small desk. The four posters bed with mosquito net was large and very very comfortable. I slept like a baby... The bathroom is also bright and spacious.
The hotel is superbly maintained. The pool, the garden, the terrace are cleaned all day long.
The service is excellent. The staff attentive and anticipating your needs. They always have a word with you.
The breakfast is superb, especially if you ask for the Sri Lankan specialities (string hoppers, roti, milk rice, all served with spicy curry).Yummy!
The food at the restaurant is by the way excellent. Fantastic chef!
And, ice on the cake, the Ayurvedic massage we had are amongst the best we ever had.
In short, you can only have a fantastic stay at Thambapani.

Room Tip: 17 over the restaurant. 8 or 9 for a deluxe with private balcony.
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The perfect end to our trip to Sri Lanka
Therese D [TA], , Richmond, VA, United States

We stayed at Thambapanni Retreat for three nights at the end of our trip to Sri Lanka. Our stay there could not have been better. When the hotel manager learned that we were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary, he upgraded us to a superior room with a spacious balcony after our first night. The staff were very attentive, warm, and friendly. They even had a guitar player seranade us at dinner and made us an anniversary cake! The pool area is a wonderful oasis of peace and quiet from the heat and bustle of the beach area. However, because Thambapanni has a sister hotel on the beach, you have access to lounge chairs on the beach whenever you want it, so it truly provides the best of both worlds. In addition, the chef is wonderful. We ate several seafood meals there and were happy with all. The grilled jumbo prawns were fabulous! We have nothing but praise for the location, ambiance, and staff. Thampanni Retreat is a tropical paradise.

Room Tip: The superior room above the restaurant is wonderful. Very spacious and with a huge balcony overlook...
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Sit back and relax
Ronald D [TA], ,

We came to this hotel at the end of our Sri Lanka tour. It was a relaxed place with yummy food and yoga classes in the morning. We also went for an ayurveda massage after which you feel really relaxed.

What an enjoyable experience...
Sibhy [TA], , London, United Kingdom

Excellent location, tucked away from the bustle of Unawatuna beach but v close at the same time. The decor is superb but understated. The yoga class was a lovely start to the day as was the generous, waiter-served breakfast. We had a very spacious room (room no 9), with separate bathroom and dressing room. We didn't try the restaurant in the evening as it was relatively expensive compared with what's available in Unawatuna... and it looked like it was lacking a bit of ambience! Nevertheless, I'd totally recommend this hotel.

Nice place, Friendly Staff
Hansi B [TA], , Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

We stayed in this hotel in Jan 3rd to 4th 2015 and really enjoyed our time. But we would have enjoyed better if we got a room in the new wing just above the pool. When you reserve, specifically ask for that particular rooms as they are nicer in every way. However, you have to climb a lot of stairs to get to your room, so if you find it inconvenient this may not be the place for you.

Room Tip: Ask for a room in the new wing, close to the pool. They are nicer.
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Great facilities
Cedric H [TA], , Citta di Castello, Italy

I have stayed here several times and have always enjoyed it. On this visit I slept elsewhere but used several of Thambapanni's facilities. In particular I attended Ranjan's excellent yoga class at 8 each morning and also a series of treatments in his ayurvedic spa, including shirodara and steam baths and massage. He is very professional, knowledgeable and expert and I left for home feeling refreshed and reinvigorated, effects that have lasted many days. I inspected the newly refurbished hotel premises and must say they have done a very good job of the work. I had breakfast after yoga every day, very fresh and good meals, and my one dinner in the restaurant was the best I had in Unawatuna - excellent sear fish.

Lovely setting
SallyH761 [TA], , Norwich, United Kingdom

Lovely hotel, quiet location in a bustling beachside village. Nice room and comfortable bed. Very helpful and friendly staff, nothing too much trouble. Restaurant prices a bit high but very good, some good beachside places to eat though.

Charming hotel
Nnifgad [TA], ,

We stayed here for three nights. The place is a charming oasis consisting of several buildings in junglenlike surroundings. We had booked and pre-paid the Tower Suite. When we arrived this was occupied. We were therefore referred to a standard rom in an annex . The room was not good. Dark, no glass, but shutters and black fungus in the shower.
The following day we were moved to tower suite. Then everything changed. Fantastic large room, large luxurious bathroom and a large terrace. We had great fun to feeding the monkeys with bananas from the terrace. But be aware, there are many stairs to go up to the tower suites. These rooms are therefore not suitable for everyone.

Room Tip: If possible, avoid the standard rrooms. Many stairs. Not suitable for mobility impaired.
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practically perfect paradise place
neesi [TA], , london

This small spa hotel is situated a 5 minute walk from the lovely Unawatuna beach. Built into the rock and jungle, you really feel you are far from the madding crowd. Its quiet and yet convenient. The staff are so helpful, unintrusive and friendly. There is a small pool, a yoga room and massage treatment. I am not going to great lengths about my stay here, except to say that you will not go wrong if you stay here, and there are 3 tiers of price.but the service is exceptional in all. The rooms are big and housekeeping superb. I'd rather have goodnight spelled out in flowers on my bed than a chocolate anyday.

An oasis location
Terryh41 [TA], , Canterbury, United Kingdom

This hotel is situated at the end of street/road full of other hotels and competing attractions. It is, however, far enough past these to be in what appears an oasis of calm amongst a setting of huge trees where you might well be entertained by the monkeys.
We had a suite that was located high up ( not suitable for the infirm ) that involved 99 steps which ensured that we burnt off some calories from good food on offer. The seafood meal one night was quite superb.
Chat to the chef here and you will be well looked after. A special mention to Chaminda ( Food & Beverage Manager) who ensured we were catered for.


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