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Totally fake and scum

I stopped at the old ayurveda because the taxi driver recommended it (they should win the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Low quality products

I feel most of the tour operator stop by this ayurvedic spice garden as the lunch is free is what I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dalupotha Gama Road, Kawdupelella, Matale 21000, Sri Lanka
+94 66 2 249222
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped at the old ayurveda because the taxi driver recommended it (they should win the commission), the space is nice, but they do aggressive selling, the products are fake, and in the end they are always asking for tips, too often. Product to dry...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I feel most of the tour operator stop by this ayurvedic spice garden as the lunch is free is what I could figure out from my experience. They have experience guide with fluency in many international languages which is great to understand about the spices...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shantanushetye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour. Very interesting. Extremely knowledgeable and polite guide. Of course they are trying to get you to buy something but we didn't feel too pressured. We exited via the gift shop and had a really nice meal in the restaurant for LKR 850. Both...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Johnnycash72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I only read the reviews after we had been. Had we read them prior to going we wouldn't have gone. Our tour guide took us here. The tour is free. We had a great garden guide called Villy. Happy, smiley and very friendly. He was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MEK85
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

A posteriori I can’t believe I fell for this scam. The visit per se was nice even though a bit short. It started becoming weird when the tour guide insisted so much on some detox pills (later found out that it was one of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

They sold me fake honey with ants. I didn’t pay much attention. They charge 10,000 LRK per bottle. I bought 3. Never buy from them. I attached their business card and the bottles of the photos. Cheaters.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James w
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Was made to believe hair removal cream was all natural products... it’s just veet/nair for £44!!!!! AVOID AVOID AVOID.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RachelL12345
Reviewed 30 December 2018

You come healthy and leave sick! It starts when the salesman listing all possible diseases and is diligently asking you whether you or anyone on your family has that. In parallel, they give you a list of all the products they have and for how...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank vickietin
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to a spice garden visit..this was interesting .. we got interesting information from a congenial guide.. a head , neck and leg massage.. 500rps to each masseur for the pleasant moment. But at the Great disappointment of our guide... when I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mariepierre55
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We stopped here for lunch and then a tour of the gardens. It was awesome! The lunch was a buffet with many varieties of choices, including many types of rice dishes, many different vegetable dishes, and more. We then had a tour of the gardens...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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I bought this any years ago - it was amazing !!! I lost loads - the slimmest I have ever been
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Response from Zuzana C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I bought it as well, but through it out once I open it, it is a Veet cream, and not only hair are growing, but it irritates my skin.
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15 June 2015|
Response from JilEssex | Reviewed this property |
Mm. This often happens. All I can say is the guy who showed us round was knowledgable, and we had a nice massage. It was the begging for tips that spoilt it. There's lots of spice and herbal gdns in Sri Lanka - look for a... More