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Dolphin Beach Resort

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Elanthadiya, Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As someone who has worked in the hotel industry and created the Chic Collection of travel books, Dolphin Beach was wonderful discovery and fantastic retreat. I felt at home not only because the staff is friendly but the management of Dean Jelinek is superb and professional. The food is outstanding. The nine beautiful tents and verandas are spaced far enough... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dolphin beach is nothing less than a excellent escape to relax . It does not matter if it is on or off season the place is amazing and my families favourite getaway from our busy schedules. There has been many noteble improvements , especialy the food . Also the yummy wood oven pizza's are back . Thank you Dean ,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at dolphin beach as a family of six in two of the very well equipped luxury tents. We were greeted warmly by Dean who made us feel very welcome during our stay. The staff and all facility's were excellent and the food was exceptional. If we are ever back in this part of the world we would definitely... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous place, excellent food, super friendly staff! It was an awesome weekend getaway - so relaxing with a breath taking sunset which made the holiday all the more amazing. The tents are an experience that you should not miss.This surely will be my favourite haunt!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in kalpitiya, on vacation with friends and decided to go out for lunch. I had visited dolphin beach previously on a brief visit and suggested that we go there for lunch, We entered around 1300 and were welcomed by the manager with a smile 😀, the place was just beautiful and so relaxing that we were kicking ourselves... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been for the second time that we stayed in Dolphin Beach Resort at the end of our holiday in Sri Lanka. This time we spent four nights in our ´favourite´ tent, the one opposite the restaurant, closest to the pool and beach. Just like the first time - two years ago - we loved it. It was good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked for 3 days to relax at the start of our island tour and as base for visiting Wilpatu. We were met by the resort manager Dean who was perfectly charming and made us feel immediately welcome by giving us quick tour of the property and showing us our room. His concept for the resort is to encourage... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

despite the location with windmills in direct surrounding, these are not disturbing and the Hotel is incredibly relaxing & is beautifully laid out. The tents are divine with fans and or aircons if wanted. Privacy & love for the little Details which make a stay a pleasure. when the seas are not choppy it must be great for swimming &... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Hi... Its Tosspot again..... Well what would we do without Trip Adviser..... Picked this hotel from a shortlist I made on Trip Adviser.... and all reviews were correct. This really is a seriously fabulous place if you simply want to relax in the middle of nowhere, and chill. The standard of the accommodation was perfect.... the A/C tents were so... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Arrived here for the third time mainly because all the other times have been the same. 1. The food is amazing. Specially the pizza nights where you can order your particular pizza of choice. 2. The staff are really helpful, specially the manager, the chef who always comes up and asks how the food was and how our holiday is... More 

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