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Palagama Beach

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for three days as part of a week long trip to Sri Lanka. It took about 2.5 hours to get here from the airport which is perfect to recover from a long flight before starting a busy tour around the key tourist sites. A small hotel with just 5 rooms occupied at the time, made it a lovely...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great to relax. The restaurant serves nice food in front of the ocean. The rooms (cabins) are spacious and comfortable, in the middle of the luxurious garden. The staff is very nice and helpful with the guests, even more with children. I definitly recommend going to this place if you are willing to take some rest in...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place, maybe my favourite get away place in Srilanka. The Bungalows are designed in a way that you don't see anyone else around. The staff are great the food is good and the place itself is just amazing to have a break and recharge. Perfect if you wanna come with the fam!!

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Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small, well run, beach resort is potentially an idyllic oasis of calm. The cabanas are rustic, full of character and have all the extra, thoughtful touches which make for a very enjoyable stay. The outdoor shower area is a delightful feature. The highlight of the resort though lies in its staff - each member exudes friendliness and courtesy and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Having heard so many fantastic things about Palagama before our trip meant that our expectations of the resort were high, and Palagama definitely didn't disappoint. We stayed at the resort for 4 nights, and it was the perfect amount of time to relax and forget about our busy lives. The resort is beautifully designed, and with the pool, bar and...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We stayed at this beautiful quiet beach resort for two nights. The Villa we stayed in, Walauwa, was sumptuous and colourfully decorated with a impressive bathroom to match. The layout of the resort was excellent, with a infinity swimming pool overlooking the beach. There are lots of beautifully furnished covered sitting out areas to chill out in. The bar and...

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london UK
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed in begonia villa which was lovely. Two separate double bedrooms (with huge beds) and mosquito nets which were connected by a walkway and patio. Good things: Tuan (in the restaurant) - my son talked about him for the rest of the holiday and still now! - he looked after us in the restaurant with our meals and we did...

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Our stay at Palagama Beach was made perfect by its courteous staff, super service & great ambience. Also the Spa treatments were one of the best we've experienced compared to international treatments we've taken. Looking forward to going there again soon

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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Palagama Beach was recommended by friends. It lived up to the billing. Stunning infinity pool, lovely beach, and nice cabins. We went for end January, 3 days with two families of 9 (4 adults, 5 kids aged 5-10). It is 4 1/2 hour drive from Colombo. It is on a long spit of land, that has a couple of other...

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stayed 4 nights in the Palagama Beach Hotel and had - despite the bad weather - a good time due to the friendly and helpful staff. Especially the guys in the restaurant and in the kitchen gave us a treat by serving tea and cookies, or preparing nice fish or the outstanding Papaya salad with prawn. Not to mention...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palagama is a beautiful tropical beach resort designed by world famous architect Cecil Balmond and John Balmond. Ideally located along a sandy beach, more than 2 kms from the main road, the resort enjoys pristine and serene surroundings. The number of cabanas has been limited to 16 to be able to provide tailor made experiences for our guests. Designed using natural materials and inspired by the local architecture, our four Beach cabanas offer direct view of the Ocean and espouse an Eco Chic vibe. Other Cabanas and Villas are nestled amidst tropical and lush gardens. Despite its small size, Palagama offers all the services and facilities including a great outdoor restaurant serving western and local cuisines with a special emphasis on seafood, a beach bar fully equipped with an international selection of wines, a fresh water infinity Pool, SPA, travel desk, complimentary wifi, local bikes tours, handicraft shop, daily recreational activities and cooking classes. Day excursions include seasonal dolphin and whale watching, KITE SURFING expeditions in Kalpitiya and day safaris to Wilpattu national park famous for leopard sightings. Palagama has all the ingredients for a fun and relaxing beach holiday. Just 2.5 Hours from the airport, it is also an ideal gateway to the famous Cultural sites of Sri Lanka including Anuradhapura, Sigiriya and Kandy, as well as a relaxing stop before or after an international flight. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palagama Beach

Address: 12 Palmyra Avenue | Ettalai, Alankuda, Kalpitiya 61360, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Western Province > Kalpitiya
Price Range: $166 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palagama Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Oleander cabin is away from the beach but is very comfortable and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles Sh4KrA, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sunflower no ac only sea breeze, its right in front of the beach, Begonia ac rooms is perfect for 2 family trip and Arelia too”
 of 5 bubbles milanorodrigo, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Beach cabana 'Sunflower' was the nearest to the sea”
 of 5 bubbles I1424YNvalerieb, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All cabanas very private, villas luxurious”
 of 5 bubbles dholmyard, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Beach Cabins are nice, but beware of the heat. There are only 2 cabins with AC.”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
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