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The Sanctuary Spa

Open Now: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Visited spa for massage

Beautiful tranquil oasis and great full body massage. A friend recommend this place. Will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
A Oasis of Peace

Visited the SPA after a busy day at work and had an 90 minutes full body massage done by Hasintha... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael H
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  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“full body”(17 reviews)
A massage spa offering relaxing treatments e.g. Swedish massage, Ayurvedic massage, Face massage, Shirodara treatment, Herbal steam bath etc set in a tranquil lush tropical garden down a small lane off the beach road. Booking is essential - Please...more
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136 Beach Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 77 307 8583
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

The athmospheer is wonderful and you feel completely at peace and relaxed! I had the facial abd i can recommend this to every woman! AMAZING! And such a small price! Go to unawatuna and have a spa moment

13  Thank SabineK207
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 January 2015

I've read many reviews that I thought that this place would be heaven! The place was nice and clean but I didn't like the full body massage at all when in several times the male therapist tried to touch my parts, it was not all...More

8  Thank Marinaki83
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful tranquil oasis and great full body massage. A friend recommend this place. Will definitely visit again.

1  Thank 907Edwina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the SPA after a busy day at work and had an 90 minutes full body massage done by Hasintha. What magic hand this therapist has he made me feel like reborn. A beautiful small place in a natural setting, beautifully decorated and the staff...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The full body Ayurvedic massage was extremely soothing and relaxing .. had an amazing time. Hasinthya gave me a full body massage using Ayurvedic body oil. Very goood job done by him. One of the best massages I ever got..

3  Thank rohanp875
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time, the massages were wonderful and the people working there - an absolute delight. We literally floated as we left, the tensions and stress in our bodies had gone - gently and firmly removed by the experienced hands of our masseuses...More

2  Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best thing is how the welcome with coconut water which is very nice and second good communication in English and third best traditional way for spa I like it highly recommended 👍🏼

2  Thank sachin b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have lived in Sri Lanka for over two years now in the region. This is hands down the best massage in Unawatuna. We usually go once a week, the service is professional and the massage therapists we have had have been wonderful. I would...More

2  Thank Trek819833
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having travelled for a fortnight I longed for rejuvenating massage. At the Spa during Shirodara treatment my thoughts cleared and I got my energy back during whole body ayurvedic massage. Highly recommended!

2  Thank Vesna_Selan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First I had Shirodhara. It was okay until it got to hot. My eyes have been covered. So I told the guy that it is to hot. No reaction. Then I told a second time, that it is to hot. No reaction. Then I recognized...More

Thank Harry T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place with different kinds of spa selections, massages and a great service from you enter the place until you leave. It’s very cleaned, good massage-beds and ultra professional team with a high level of education within massage. Highly recommendable and can’t wait to be...More

1  Thank Matias30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Untrained staff, basically just rubbed oil all over my body with no awareness of muscles, despite requesting a deep tissue massage. Beautiful location, but that is really all it has going for it unfortunately.

Thank Alana K
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Philip A
4 August 2018|
Response from getaway25 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I’ve never been to Rose Hotel Bangkok. My review was about the Sanctuary Spa in Sri Lanka.
Philip A
4 August 2018|
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Response from mindy e | Reviewed this property |
You posted this question on a review for a spa in Bali, Indonesia. You might want to try posting this question in the rose hotels listing. 😊
Philip A
15 July 2018|
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Response from uncledave1980 | Reviewed this property |
You will pay around 3,000 to 3,500 rs. More than than this if you have the full 2 hour treatment. Kandalama is an excellent expensive hotel but we never tried the spa. Best thing to do is ask the tuktuk drivers who hang... More