Tangalla Bay Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tangalla
... although not really a win for DaveandJenna. The following morning we rose early, packed our freshly laundered clothes which are still stained orange with remnants of India, and headed for the bus station in a tuk-tuk which for once, turned up at exactly the right time. We boarded a bus bound for Matara with bottles of water and short-eats in the form of coconut pancakes and sweet buns, looking forward to the promise of yet more sandy beach coupled with a slightly gentler sea in ...
... her book at lunchtime whilst the other three snooze.
In the afternoon we go for a stroll along the beach which is lovely, though a little tough going on the sand carrying a little person each. We head to the beach bar at the place we were originally staying for a drink and a nice view. Dylan and Taya love the hammocks so we have lots of fun playing in those. We find a coconut with a smiley face which Emma thinks ...
... go to sleep incredibly happy. We can't believe we saw three turtles. Amazing. With over half a tank of petrol in the moped we decide to stay an extra night. The next day we head south and find ourselves in a laidback but stylish beach resort. Our lunch of Sri Lankan omelette and grilled fish with chips and salad is nice but doesn't compare to our meal yesterday in the beach shack. Who would have guessed that one of our best meals would have come from such humble setting. ...
So much time so little to do. Our intention is to approach the day with a very leisurely attitude. Morning coffee, drawn out breakfast of string hoppers and potato curry. Then a stroll down the beach. Soon our stroll turns into a walk. Then the walk begins to resemble a trek. One hour in and it's high noon. The sun is beating down on us with furious anger. Sweat pours down our backs and across our brows. The sand burns our feet forcing us to stay at the oceans ...
... guy abrubtly says “you take photo 250 rupees” so we left. So far what we have experienced unfortunately is a most (not all) of friendly smiles, hellos and friendly chats aren’t always genuinely just that, there is just about always something behind it --- they want you to buy something or give them money. OK, we understand why but it gets a bit annoying at times as we just wish there were more smiles or hellos and just be ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet