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    Cantaloupe Aqua

    Matara Road | Talpe, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Pool
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    Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

    We stayed at the Cantaloupe Aqua for 5 days and nights. It was a surreal experience. Because we went during the monsoons it was almost like our hotel was an island in the middle of a beach. The colours of the sea from here are...More

    Thank Ranjani R
    Reviewed 15 August 2016

    Stayed there for the weekend and had the most relaxing and rejuvenating experience one can imagine. The view was excellent, and the surroundings were not too crowded or noisy - just the sound of waves lapping, which I loved. The rooms were very tastefully designed...More

    Thank Vindya V
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 18 August 2016

    Hi Vindya, It was a pleasure having you, thanks for this stellar review. We too love the quiet undisturbed coat line in our area and hope it stays that way. We willpass on your feedback to the team they will be delighted. We are running...More

    Reviewed 13 August 2016

    General: We have been there our honeymoon.The atmosphere is calm and peaceful. As a traveler from Turkey, I personally think, it is still expensive for such a hotel (possibly because of the taxes) The staff is the kindest! Always open to improvement. If you are...More

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    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 16 August 2016

    Dear Merve, Thank you for the review and we loved having you newly weds stay with us for a week on your honeymoon. The team will be delighted to hear you had a good stay and your comments on their service and standards. Yala is...More

    Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

    This hotel was amazing! We arrived and were greeted with a welcome drink. Staff carried our cases to the room. Once we were settled the chef came and introduced himself and brought us some home made Sri Lankan sweets. The hotel room was amazing! The...More

    Thank melissalbrowne
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 16 August 2016

    Dear Melissa, This fantastic review really put a smile on our face, thank You so much!! So glad Aqua lived up to your expectations even though you could only stay with us for two days. A sun down cocktail on our pool deck is a...More

    Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

    Went to Aqua last night for a meal, as we are staying at its sister hotel up the road. We were promised a "Taste of Sri Lanka" meal - something which they were keen to try out on someone. It was such a great experience....More

    Thank rya24
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 16 August 2016

    Hello! Thank you for the great review and pictures, we are so happy you came over from our sister hotel to try our 'Taste of Sri Lanka' meal. As you have described this dish incrperates a variety of food native to the different parts of...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$113 - US$382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Unawatuna
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Southern Province >
    • Galle District >
    • Unawatuna
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    • Cantaloupe Aqua Hotel Unawatuna
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    Anja L
    14 April 2017|
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    Response from Cantaloupe_Aqua | Property representative |
    Hi Anja, Yes for sure we can arrange a pick up from the train station. It takes about 15-20 minutes to the hotel. Pls be kind enough to drop us an email at sales.hotels at cantaloupe . Lk so our team can get the details... More
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    Trina154
    1 April 2017|
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    Response from keefos | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, We were there in March this year. It was dry apart from a massive thunderstorm during our transfer from the airport to the hotel & a small amount of rain on a couple of evenings. Temperature very hot (30ish), but a bit... More
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    29 March 2017|
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    Response from Samindabandara | Reviewed this property |
    Depends what time you get to BIA (airport north of Colombo) if it's at night or early morning would say it might take you just over 2 hours. You need to get the airport expressway first get off in Colombo and then get on the... More
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    "Aqua Chic Suite is worth the extra $ - you won't regret it"
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    "Sea views from the rooms"
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    "I preferred being on the first floor, it is much more private than the ground floor rooms."
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    "Take the Aqua play II"
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