Gayana Guesthouse: "Budget beach guesthouse in Tangalla" Sri Lanka Hotel Tip by jungles

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This friendly guesthouse is on Medaketiya beach but still within walking distance of the centre of Tangalla. The upstairs rooms have private balconies overlooking the beach, while the downstairs rooms have no view but are still good value at Rs 600 including ceiling fan, mosquito net, and en suite bath (cold water but you won't want a hot shower here anyway). The attached restaurant has an extensive but pricy menu; if you're on a tight budget try the Hotel Saman's next door instead (see my restaurant tip). For Rs 800 they will arrange a tuk-tuk to Rekawa beach to see the turtles; this price includes waiting time. If you stay after midnight then you should offer the driver Rs 100 or so extra.

Address: 96 Medaketiya Beach
Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Phone: 2240659 or 2240477
Price: less than US$20
Theme: Pension/Guesthouse

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 22, 2006
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