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Sri Lanka
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is home .... not home away from Home / if you wonaa know it just be one day there and feel it..food what you wont you can have it (just tell Lara what you like to eat ) that's it......and that what you really need

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 April 2016

The room is clean and has a great bathroom (amazing shower!) and tea and coffee making facilities. You have a balcony outside where you will eat breakfast (eggs, fruit and toast every day unless you pay extra for a Sri Lankan breakfast). The location has pro's and con's. It is up quite a steep hill from the beach and is...

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

The penthouse at Lara's place is amazing. The place is situated on a top of a hill overlooking the jungle and the beach. Thanks to Lara's and his team for an amazing 10 days. We had an opportunity to see the monkeys jumping on the trees on the last day. Try Lara's wife cooking.

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Riberac, France
Reviewed 5 February 2016

I personally think you have to be insane to want to stay on Unawatuna Beach. Lara's place is spectacularly sited on top of the hill, pretty much on it's own and with a breathtaking view. A self-contained unit with an equipped kitchen and dining table and a good sized bed, loads of high pressure hot water in the shower, a...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We stayed in the Penthouse apartment for 10 nights and we thoroughly enjoyed every day there. It has a feel of a Boutique Apartment without the Boutique price. We wanted a relaxing holiday and we definately got that, thanks to Lara and his team. Whilst the accommodation is in the jungle we had the most fantatstic sea view. When we...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

This place was everything I was looking for and even more. I was looking to this feeling of being in a middle of the jungle and still close to civilization, quite evenings on a terrace, long breakfast, the sounds of the birds before sunrise. And it was one of the most beautiful places I've ever stayed at. I still remember...

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Galloway, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Quiet and beautiful, almost boutique hotel, you have your room with bed facing the sea for views, nice bathroom and all very clean. Breakfast is brought up to your balcony table each morning with a huge plate of fruit. Very strong coffee. It is up a hill from the road and a tuk tuk is about 100R. It is pricier...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Stayed at Lara's Place for 5 nights and we were not dissapointed! The room had a wonderful terrace where breakfast was served every morning. Sittning on the terrace you can see monkeys, a lot of different colorful birds and not to mention a nice sea view. The room was spacious, and the bathroom stylish and clean with hot water. A...

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Reviewed 5 March 2015

Everything was nice in Lara's place. The room, decoration, toilet, balcony, location, views for the beach, the delicious breakfast served on the balcony and the staff that arranged everything we needed, such as a tuc tuc to take us to the beach and to rent material for snorkeling, a taxi for the airport and laundry in a couple of hours....

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cairns
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Wonderful room with beautiful views over the beach. Love the use of polished concrete throughout. The room was huge, the bathroom the best we had on our trip and having a mini bar was fantastic! We enjoyed the food but we had dinner there one night and it was far far too salty for us. It is a bit of...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lara's Place is a beautiful, peaceful haven on the hill above Unawatuna. Nestling in a lush garden, Lara's Place offers two en-suite double bedrooms that open out onto a spacious balcony that has excellent views of the bay. Our guests can relax to the sound of birdsong or the gentle breaking waves, or enjoy delicious Sri Lankan curries made only from fresh ingredients each day. Although only a five minute walk or a brief tuk-tuk trip to the beach, guests are removed from the hustle and bustle of the tourist beachfront. The owners, Lara and Uthkarsha, welcome you to their little piece of paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lara's Place

Address: Ganahena | Ganahena Road, Unawatuna Hill, Unawatuna, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Unawatuna
Price Range: £34 - £104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Best rooms and food”
 of 5 bubbles AshramSriLanka, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go for the Penthouse on the top floor it has a fab view and you can seen the monkeys jumping in the trees first thing in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles LadyGale, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The one on the right corner balcony has a better view, but the one on the left has the sun for longer.”
 of 5 bubbles 633clairec, 11 Feb 2014 | Read review
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