- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Outdoor pool
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... By God, it doesn't disappoint. Colonial and old the building may be but it's been redesigned to an incredible degree and our suite is a great place to stay for a couple of nights. It's full of hi-tech electronic gimmicks and quirky touches including a hidden stereo system, computerised lighting, an enormous copper bath in the main bedroom, a very high, ornately decorated ceiling and a separate bathroom divided into three sections, with angular concrete ...
... an annoyance, they park along the side roads lounging idly until a tourist walks past and then like Billy Bassmouth they spring to life, "hello, how are you?" Pause for response "you want tuk tuk?". No thank you becomes a chore after the hundredth utterance, but they are just trying to earn a living so you restrain from shouting obscenities.
And yet when you need the tuk tuk because you've walked too far or your bags are too heavy they are always there for you. ...
... had I known I would have brought some sort of toilet paper. I am not in a hurry to do it again but I know I can't be too choosy. We then went to the beach which was again gorgeous with no tourists as it is out of season so all of the locals were playing cricket and playing in the sea. The waves were huge!!! We are staying where there are no tourists and just local people which is lovely. The views surrounding the ...
... in bed. I bring honey and lemon and ice cream and he manages to pretend not to enjoy it before going to sleep. I return to my wanderings and this is a very busy and therefore fascinating port. I watch the bustling of people busy sorting the goods being shipped in and out all over the world. In the midst of all this man made chaos, nature still has the ability to cause wonder. Butterflies flutter around the ship, yet it is hard to see a flower or plant. As I stand ...
Departed once again after breakfast and anticipate a long ride to go further south west from Bundala. A little extra information for Irene and Guy, my In laws, who continue to learn about different cultures, history, geography even at 83 years of age. They follow us with a world map and read up on all the destinations we visit. Mirissa is the town in which many boats head out for whale watching and lucky for us it's the time to observe these gentle ...
Other places to stay in Matara
Talalla South, Matara | Hotelfrom $81