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Palagama Beach

12 Palmyra Avenue | Ettalai, Alankuda, Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #6 of 16 Kalpitiya B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just thoroughly enjoyed a five night stay at the Palagama Beach Resort. The food was excellent, with my own favourite being the egg hoppers with chilli for breakfast, with very reasonable prices compared to other places we gad stayed at in Sri Lanka. The staff couldn't have been better, getting the perfect balance between being relaxed and attentive.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Palagama Beach. We were very happy to see all the positive changes that have made since we were here two years ago. The place is still the same with the small bungalows all made of palm leaves and local woods hidden in the garden. Very unique. Many details have been improved. Food and service... More

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Budapest, Hungary
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The private cabana, delicious food, great atmospere made our 14 days holiday really relaxing. Palagama Beach has a fantastic staff, you can really feel like home, they do everything for your comfort it does not matter what kind of request you have, they will arrange it. Simply you can not expect more from a hotel Thank you one more time... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I stayed here with my wife a couple a couple of weeks ago. We stayed in Rose Cottage and it was just delightful. The sound of sea lulled us off to sleep in our very comfortable and charming little love nest nestled in its own flower filled garden. It was bit off season but the place was still gently humming... More

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I stayed in Palagama last September for three weeks, partly working and partly leisure with my children. Lovely place with stunning view and atmosphere! Staff were very nice, helpful and friendly to us. All worked well and the food was delicious.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Palagama Beach resort is a lovely haven beside the sea, all built in authentic Sri Lankan style with a luxurious edge. Quiet, private cabanas in tree and flower-filled gardens leading up to the infinity pool with its cushioned, palm roofed pavilions over looking the sea. The open air restaurant serves delicious food - amazing breakfasts with egg hoppers, dhal and... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights, wish I could have stayed for longer!! The staff were really friendly and made us feel comfortable. The location and the view is just amazing! An Unforgettable Experience! Loved the coast and the water sports the most! Planning on coming back again next summer for a longer vacation!!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It's been 3 years since I last visited Palagama and all I can say is wow! what an amazing job they have done. Accommodations are very nicely done, varied to suit all from families to romantic couples. and all very private, carefully set in the grounds. Great pool with sufficient hang-out ambalamas for all. Great dinner buffet with lots of... More

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Shillong, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I went to the resort for a 5 days with the aim of relaxing and just taking a break..... And I was not disappointed....I liked it so much that I even persuaded my friends to join me.... Rooms were very well designed and spacious with all required amenities except for AC Wifi was not very good but it turned out... More

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PalagamaBeach, Director of Sales at Palagama Beach, responded to this review

Dear Guest Greetings from Palagama Beach Kalpitiya. Thank you for your valuable feedback about our hotel we appreciate it very much. With regard to the fans we have one standing fan and ceiling fan, if additional fans are required will be given on request. We are pleased to inform you that we will be air-conditioning our rooms in two months,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stunning place to stay. We stayed with a group of 6 people between March - April 2014. Bungalow is spacious but slightly dark. Was very hot and fans were not adequate with the heat, no aircon. Water bottles were provided every day. Room was clean, has lovely private garden with hammock. Food was good and staff friendly. Afternoon tea and... More

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Address: 12 Palmyra Avenue | Ettalai, Alankuda, Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > North Western Province > Kalpitiya
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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 
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