Turtle Bay

Kalamatiya, Tangalla, 82200, Sri Lanka | Hotel
Prices starting from $128.00

Travel Blogs from Tangalla

Alex saved a sea turtle!!!

A travel blog entry by outbounders


... was asked to help assist picking up and lifting the turtle, it took over 5 minutes to get a proper grasp because the safest place to grab her was buried underneath a collapsing sandbank. After the scramble and heavy lifting, the local guardians thanked everyone in the group for helping the turtle out of the danger.

Below are photos of what we experienced, but these are not our photos as flash photography is strictly prohibited. ...


A travel blog entry by johnsmetana


... with various spicy toppings. If you get a chance "do try them" sorry, Dilmah pun. After near s**ting myself after, we jumped in tuk tuk and headed 7kms up the road to what was promised to be a lonely,long stretch of beach. Along the way we passed through the town of Tangalle and another hectic underdeveloped but all so charming town.Tangalle was brimming with road blocks that did nothing and armoured personnel with complimentary AK-47's. My curiosity ...

Day 11- Tangalla

A travel blog entry by gracieonamap

... that night, I have Sri Lankan curry which I am still loving and Lorenna and Marco have fish of the day with the biggest prawns! Everyone feels sleepy and retires to their room whilst I attempt Skype. With the 5.5 hour time difference, I don't have much luck as most people are still at work. The manager is getting restless and wants to go to sleep so I admit defeat and head back to the room. Wally is chilling and Amy is ...

Beach part 1

A travel blog entry by schellenberg


... back to Sha Sha for dinner where Michael had ordered lobsters and jumbo praws as well as a Kingfish...perfection again!
After 3 days at the beach we need a little change in scenery (aren't really the beach types...) and head to Unawatuna, about 2 hours from here, another little beach place, but this time in a little village. Gonna be our 2 last nights. The girls don't want to go home, but well, every trip has an end. Let's just enjoy each day, until the end!!

Mirissa and Galle

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna


... to a bit of fire poi on the beach. After dinner we went for a stroll down the beach and were not 200 metres from the restaurant when we saw a rock in the shallows that was gradually making its way up the beach. Realising it was no rock, we quickly turned into makeshift conservationists, keeping people back, telling off dogs etc. Over the next 45 minutes or so we watched as a leatherback turtle crawled up, made her nest, laid her eggs and pottered off back from whence she came. ...

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This hotel, located on Kalamatiya, Tangalla, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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