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The Secret Yala

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017

From our initial greeting drink to our final departure, our experience at The Secret was comfortable and relaxing, yet exciting and close to nature. Our tent included everything we needed, though was quite warm overnight (in January) and the shower facility fairly primitive. The Sri Lankan food was excellent, as was the BBQ in the evening, cooked by torchlight under...

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2016

The camping lodge is amazing the tents are very good with everything you could want in side, very good comfy beds and clean the staff are amazing too very friendly with good English, each tent has its own section of beach area with seating provided so you can sun bathe privately, the food was excellent and the service , the...

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Riberac, France
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Spectacular secluded beach, lovely quiet spot, excellent staff, especially our butler Chathuranga, who was super attentive. I did give Secret Yala the opportunity to respond to my comments about the accommodation but they chose not to. The tent is in an appalling state; torn, patched, broken zips, ripped fly screen. The top tarpaulin is in tatters and hanging forlornly around...

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dublin
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I had done the Safari and was now camping out in the jungle! Secret Yala is a touch place to get to but it is very interesting when you do. The staff for the most part are trainees who in fairness do their very best. The food is excellent. I was with 2 Canadians and the dinner on the beach...

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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We are not the camping type but loved every second at this place. The tents were fitted out with everything you need. The staff were incredible and did everything with a smile. The manager Lasantha was so nice to deal with. The highlight for this place was having a yummy Bbq dinner under the stars. It was so romantic

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 November 2015

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London UK
Reviewed 16 October 2015

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“Tent 5 has great ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles natalya-benjamin, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
“all 5 tents are good!”
 of 5 bubbles Ramindu, 11 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in Tent 2. Good one.”
 of 5 bubbles aakpune, 16 May 2015 | Read review
“Impossible to have or even expect wifi when you are inside a natural animal reserve.”
 of 5 bubbles 162helenal, 16 May 2015 | Read review
“Pack small case or backpack and be ready for staying in a tent. If you know what to expect, it's perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles karelobluk, 15 May 2015 | Read review
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