Frangipani Tree

812 Matara Road, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Unawatuna

Three days in the fort

A travel blog entry by sarahbellecher


So after our traumatic bus journey we arrived safely in Galle and hopped in a tuk tuk to take us into the fort. We liked Galle straight away with its narrow streets and old Dutch colonial buildings. The first guesthouse we stopped at was called Frangipani, and unbeknown to us was in the "mid range" section of the Lonely Planet, somehow Dom talked …

City saved by the wall.

A travel blog entry by shangrila2011


Arrived in Colombo and set off on a bus to Galle. Guesthouse is inside the walls of this old city as are many of the tourist hotels and shops. As such there is a constant barrage of venders in the street, selling "old" coins, embroidered garments.This part of Galle was saved during the tsunami because of the walls surrounding it. It is interesting …

Unawatuna/Galle Fort

A travel blog entry by johnsmetana


... an interesting journey mainly due to the fact that our driver was blind and "touch drove" us back to the beach. Only to inform us that beach price was more, so with Kate doing her best Gordon Ramsay impersonation we begrudgingly paid the extra and headed straight for the beach and relax/recharge time. This saw us out until the late afternoon and after some humidity detox,via our air con'd room we had a chilled dinner at one of the many beach front ...

Full moon public holiday #1

A travel blog entry by gos201


... s son! He also somehow produced a bottle of grey goose and some cranberry juice - felt like I was in Derby for a minute!
We had great talks with the majors son about places to visit in Sri Lanka and also about the properties and beaches he owns and the great charity and community work he and his father conduct. A very interesting person to meet!

We returned to Silva Guesthouse around 4am and had about 3 hours sleep before the sounds of the small town woke ...

Having a whale of a time

A travel blog entry by eddim


... watched from where we were until it swam away. About a half hour later we spotted a blue whale, and then another fin whale shortly after that. By that time all the other boats had caught up with us and our crew explained the whales will go away as they are frightened. Fair enough and in the past few days they’ve only been able to spot on whale, one day taking 5 hrs, we saw three within 2hrs. Turning around to head back to shore we ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsFrangipani Tree Unawatuna

    Reviewed by sarahbellecher


    Reviewed Jul 18, 2011
    by (4 reviews) Bourne End , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Really nice, clean guesthouse. One of the best I've stayed in all trip

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Frangipani Tree Unawatuna

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding