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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ok, I'm a big eater and when I saw the lure of a buffet with lots of Sri Lankan veggie option I had to eat here. But I was beaten by this buffet... Staff serving the buffet were super friendly but the food itself, whilst varied, was pretty mediocre at best. The spinach dish tasted like the ground it was... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Perfect spot, right on the beach. Open the door from your cabana and your on the beach. Restaurant is great, the curry buffet is super. The rooms are simple but cosy. Everyone is very service minded. 😀

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Thank Erik B
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Cabana at Sandy's place was the most beautiful accommodation we had during our whole vacation in Sri Lanka. Nice host, friendly staff, beautiful cabanas, stunning beaches, great breakfast and dinner with delicious Sri Lankan food. Absolutely relaxing! We can recommend this place 100%

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

The accommodation is fantastic with bungalows that are quite open. It is rite on the beach but also has a swimming pool as an alternative. Some of the other bungalows are open air allowing you to sleep under that starts. They offer a buffet BBQ wish is pretty good but food of the menu was terrible and bland and dry.... More 

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Thank Trevor L
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived just at sunset which was lucky. The buffet was really good! And friendly staff. Beautiful "jungle" garden behind the cabanas. We didn't live there only sat down for dinner. Great buffet with both fresh seafood and authentic curry.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

We've eaten here on and off for the last month. The evening buffet is simply superb. The vegetarian buffet (800 Rp) is as good as it gets: a choice of 8 to 10 dishes, plus rice, hoppers and so on. You can eat as much as you want and if you have room there is soup to start and a... More 

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Thank Mike S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I have been visiting Sandy's in April with 4 friends. When we arrived there it looked really nice but all the trouble started when my friends wanted to let their taxi driver come to the cabanas to pick them up. This place wants to keep their local monopoly position and doesn't allow any other tuktuk drivers or taxi's. The sir... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had food here whilst at the beach, we didn't stay at the hotel. Two average veggie curries with the largest portion of rice you will ever see. Reasonably priced but nothing incredible. Awesome view of the beach and a lovely seating area.

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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

The buffet was fairly expensive at 1500 rupees but there was loads of choice and it was all you can it. Very tasty indeed. Worth getting as a vege option, though the bbq fish was good (though a bit dry). Overall a great option for dinner. Candlelit by the sea.

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

We stayed in a beach hut above the sand with views out across the water. This was probably my favourite place in Sri Lanka. The beach here is so beautiful and unspoilt that there's hardly another soul on the sand with you. It's like something from a postcard! There's an evening buffet and BBQ on the beach that I still... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Sandy Cabanas

Address: Marakolliya Beach, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range: £21 - £103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Would recommend this place at all”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“wifi is not in the rooms just in the restaurant area, from what we saw all the cabanas looked unique but incredible!”
  • open air shower
 of 5 bubbles rhiannonl670, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We liked the beachside cabana the most. Our had a swinging bed outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 204ingaj, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The open rooms on the top floor are amazing , best view and cool breeze as well as fantastic private outdoor showers”
 of 5 bubbles katew281, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Take a cabana closer to the sea. The ones in the back smell bad.”
 of 5 bubbles 512maciekk, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
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