Talalla Retreat is a boutique hotel, offering barefoot luxury on the Southern Beaches of Sri Lanka. The retreat sits just metres from Talalla Beach which is an undiscovered cove of crystal clear turquoise water, spotless golden sand and mesmerizing sunrises. Of all the resorts in Sri Lanka, Talalla offers its guests a hotel of elegant simplicity just metres from the beach where time is measured in moments of serenity and pleasure. It is a place to get away from it all and to absorb the unsurpassed natural beauty, beaches, jungles and teeming wildlife of Sri Lanka.
Our accommodation comprises of eight gracefully decorated two-storey villas set within our landscaped gardens. Each villa comprises of two first floor and two on the ground floor light and airy spacious bedrooms, each with its own private balcony and large Bali style marble bathroom. ... [+] More All the rooms are naturally cooled by the sea breeze and large ceiling fans. A sparkling 20 metre spring-water swimming pool is perfect for taking a dip to cool off from the mid day sun and is located in the centre of the garden, surrounded by coconut palms and beautiful flowering gardens.
To soothe the soul, calm the mind and invigorate the body we offer yoga and tai chi classes, guided meditation, surfing trips and a variety of spa treatments and massage. Our large open Yoga pavilion is one of the best in Asia and can accommodate up to 50 participants in a session. Talalla has a resident yoga teacher on site all year round conducting daily morning and afternoon classes and monthly intensive retreats.
The pavilion is also perfect for hosting conferences and meetings and can be equipped with projectors and laptops.
The Spa at Talalla offers a menu of relaxing massages, therapies and pampering packages and our therapists are happy to customise treatments to suit our guests’ individual needs.
For the more adventurous and active guest, we can provide surfing lessons with our resident surf instructor at some of the most secret surfing spots in Sir Lanka or guests can enjoy our surf camps which can be booked with prior notice.
Talalla Retreat’s beautiful open sided a la carte restaurant serves an exciting menu of exciting dishes that incorporates a fusion of western and traditional Sri Lankan flavours. Our established vegetable gardens provide most of the seasonal herbs and vegetables which we supplement with the fresh and abundant Sri Lankan produce from the local markets.
There are countless places of interest to explore in the vicinity and the surrounding nature will become part of your stay and we are happy to assist our guests in organising any transport for day trips and excursions.
Talalla is located near one of Sri Lanka's most consistent surfing beach breaks and we offer both private classes and great surfing packages. Talalla attracts international yoga teachers throughout the year who host retreats which available upon booking.
“Talalla is a fantastic family holiday destination, however, it is a retreat centre. As such, we cannot accommodate children under 8 years old during the busy months of December, January, February, March, April and August. At other times, young families are very welcome”