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May 4, 2016 | Did You Know?

April at Talalla Retreat We are very happy to welcome our new resident yoga teachers! Sally, Jess and her son Gill. They fit right in with the team at Talalla and the feedback from the Yoga guests has been amazing! They have run their first 2 yoga retreats very successfully and all the participants had a lot of fun during the outings organized: – Visiting to the beautiful rock temple – The high tea in the old Galle Fort –…

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Week 2 in Sri Lanka by Rebecca Plant

November 23, 2015 | WECare in Sri Lanka

My second week in Sri Lanka was a bit more hard hitting than the first. We were off to see a dog, Charlie (who has a maggot wound on his head which we had previously treated) and on the way we saw a little girl running around in the road she looked around 4 months. We named her Saffy! Somebody had thrown boiling water all over her back and neck. She was very weak and her back was a mess,…

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Update from Rebecca Plant RVN – Week 1 in Sri Lanka!

November 12, 2015 | WECare in Sri Lanka

Life has totally changed for me! I’m currently living in a hotel room with a semi open bathroom which allows the sound of the ocean and the jungle noise to be heard all day long! We’re right on the south coast in a place called Talalla, it’s absolutely beautiful. The beach is filled with street dogs playing in the sand and lots of fishing boats. Life is very different to the North East here. For a start the driving is…

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Dining Experience in the Wild

November 4, 2015 | Sri Lanka

[one_whole] Think five-star personal service, sharing delicious cuisine and imported wines amid gratifying views of national park, however, remove artificial structures of a regular resort and you have ‘glamping’ at the Big Game Camp. Situated on the boundary of nature reserves and the Udawalawe National Park, this establishment offers semi-permanent tented safari camps together with an expert naturalist guide, where viewing a Sri Lankan Elephant is guaranteed. Big Game Camp prides itself on being Eco and environmentally conscious which is…

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New Villas, New Views

October 27, 2015 | Resort

I hear waves crashing, I smell ocean sea spray, I can see the ocean….I stayed in the Ocean View Villas. Talalla Retreat attracts peaceful-minded, surf-seeking, spiritual, travel-addicted crowds. The ‘trenders’ travel from far and wide in pursuit of temple quiet spa, prepped for holistic massages and a serene 20 meter pool… all in a sleek minimalist package. Nestled on the foreshore of the Talalla Retreat grounds are our newest accommodation villas boasting expansive views of tropical gardens and blue waters…

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Surfing in Sri Lanka on a green wave with Talalla Surf Camp

When is the best season to surf in Sri Lanka?

June 26, 2014 | Sri Lanka, Surf

SEE FULL ALBUM We always get asked, “When is the best surf in Sri Lanka?” A common misconception is that there is no surf on the south coast during the April to October months. Here at Talalla Surf Camp, we know the truth! We have perfect waves for beginners and intermediate surfers – + without the crowds ALL YEAR ROUND. How lucky are we! This week a big swell ran through the Indian Ocean and the Surf Coaches here at…

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