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The Sanctuary Spa

136 Beach Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 77 307 8583
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Best Spa in unawatuna!

Spa in unawatuna are very expensive. Sanctuary Spa was our last attempt at finding a good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
prachi g

I went for a deep massage ''back,neck&shoulders''.On arrival,at the reception ,they informed me the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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 book with Ranga +94 (0) 77 307 8583 to avoid disappointment.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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136 Beach Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 77 307 8583
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spa in unawatuna are very expensive. Sanctuary Spa was our last attempt at finding a good one(after reading reviews on tripadvisor) and man did we find the best one. Reasonably priced at 3300 for ayurvedic massage. The ambience and service was very nice. You get...More

3  Thank prachi g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went for a deep massage ''back,neck&shoulders''.On arrival,at the reception ,they informed me the massage method the lady will use her elbows and i said...fine.The bed at the tree top was uncomfortable , the room was very hot and the place were we have to...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

I had almost given up hope of finding good and affordable massage. I stumbled upon this massage centre and first impression was the calm and ambience. Set slightly back from main street in a courtyard setting. The massage rooms are set in a tree house...More

5  Thank wanderin_star
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We wandered the streets of Unawatuna looking at the various spas and found the ambience of the Sanctuary Spa to our liking. We returned the next day for an Ayurvedic massage and steam. Both of us enjoyed our massages, firm but pleasant and oil was...More

3  Thank yns_10
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Booked an appointment for foot reflexology after a few busy days in Sri Lanka. We were not disappointed! The spa is very tranquil, well managed and maintained. The foot massage was the best we have ever had- the masseurs are very well trained and skilled...More

3  Thank amyest
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend have tried a few places, but The Sanctuary spa offers the best massages in Unawatuna! The prices are a bit higher than other places but there is a reason why -it's much better. The place is nice and the staff are...More

2  Thank petyajojo
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A lovely lady with magical hands gave me an awesome massage here with oils and spices for 1.5 hours. A beautiful setting with chanting from the Buddhist Temple completed a very relaxing and enjoyable time. Highly recommended

2  Thank Donna C
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Had a massage here both mornings I stayed in Unawatuna. Setting is lovely. Really enjoyed the massages. The coconut water at the end is a lovely bonus. Only downside is the man at reception was not very friendly to both customers and staff - he...More

1  Thank Marie H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We went there as a couple for a couples massage. You have several choices for massage types. Pressure type and oil selection. We chose the swedish medium pressure and ayuverdic light pressure. The session took 1 hour and you get a coconut to drink in...More

2  Thank imartirosov04
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I can not understand why this place has good reviews. I went there for a full body massage with my girlfriend and we left totally disappointed. This was not a massage. My girlfriend told me that the woman was scratching her head with strength and...More

1  Thank Princess M
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12 January 2017|
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Response from Rosemary39 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes the spa is open on Friday thx
20 November 2016|
Response from Rosemary39 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi no unfortunately we only take cash thx
13 November 2016|
Response from Rosemary39 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Massages are approx 3,300 rps for one hour. Kind regards