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- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFrangipani Tree Unawatuna
Really nice, clean guesthouse. One of the best I've stayed in all trip
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A number of friends told us not to miss Sri Lanka if we travel to the south of India and they were right. We caught a cheap flight($60) from Madurai, India, which only took a little over an hour to arrive in Colombo. We didn't waste any time in the busy capital city. We went straight to the beaches in the south. Our first stop was Hikkadwua which was about three hours south. It was a cool surfing beach town that ...
As we made our way down the rickety badly kept road to Talalla Retreat, our misgivings rose. It looked like the middle of nowhere. It turns out we have come across a piece of heaven in this chaotic country. Two ground level rooms, a lovely pool , lots of buffet food and a gorgeous beach. We're tired and a little unwell with colds so this looks like a heavenly break. we have a ball, the ...
... the heinous error of trying to change some currency - he was filtered into a queue and not seen again for about half an hour. He seemed a broken man when he returned!
We got a tuk tuk into Unawatuna and the driver told us that the President was soon to arrive in Galle. There was an election soon and he was on the campaign trail. As I said, it was only 4km into Unawatuna, so our trip didn't take long and we were soon at a guesthouse that we ...
... and the chance to have exciting accompaniments like ice cubes, fresh fruit and salad. This also meant we could take a beer break with a cocktail or two. Never underestimate the importance of ice cubes! On Tuesday, we decided to take a tuk tuk to Jungle Beach (there is a very different, jungly area here). However, our awesome driver took us to the Japanese Peace Pagoda instead along with ...
Lisa had a bad night thanks to the disco thumping it out until the early hours so just a gentle pack up and off to breakfast. Got to our cooking course a little early and sorted a driver for our next few trips. Cooking course was great fun, all 8 of us bundled into a convoy of tuctuc and headed of to the veg, spice and fish markets. Spent a good wedge of money on about 5 years supply of spices at about 5th of the cost (and double the quality) of back home. The next few hours were ...