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Dolphin Beach Resort

Elanthadiya, Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was incredible, the environment was amazing and Dean is the best manager ever! I wish more people come to this paradise that is magical. The rooms / tents were so cool. It felt like you spend the night in a tent on a safari. When my family and I got there so my first thought was: wonderful. Jonathan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

.. I am pining for our heavenly time at Dolphin beach.. it was MORE than we could have ever hoped for. Extremely friendly, super chilled, beautiful tented (mozzy / bug free) gorgeous, very well equipped and functional tented eco lodge. Outdoor shower, a chillout zone in front of your hut, a hammock by the side, plug sockets in all the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we spent a week over Xmas and NY.. great place for family or without.. secluded and safe.. simple but sophisticated.. a safe place for kids to run around, food is great, local or even pizza from a real wood fire pizza oven.. different theme every night. the tents are comfortable and the whole atmosphere is relaxed... Dean is on top... More 

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Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Eila & Albert, it was a great pleasure meeting you, Eila is missed by all the staff especially Nadun ( Pizza boy ) Thank you for your review and all the compliments. I really hope to see you on your next visit to Sri Lanka next year. All the best in 2015 from all of us and a big... More 

Penang
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 2 night stay, it's an ideal place for families, kids have lots to do and explore, must do a dolphin watch, management is very relaxed and the accommodation good, the staff are very obliging, we had all our meals at the Resort and again the staff were very accommodating when it came to the kids.

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Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl, pleasure meeting you and your family. Thank you for choosing Dolphin Beach and thank you for your review. Again all the best in 2015 from all of us Best regards Dean More 

cambridge
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were extremely pleased with the service of Dolphin Beach from the first call we made to make a reservation. However, Dean the manager at the resort was the catalyst who exceeded our expectations and transformed an ordinary vacation into an extra ordinary one. He made us feel at home and repeatedly told us to let him know what we... More 

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Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, thank you & thank you so much for fantastic review and all the compliments. It was a pleasure meeting you and spending time talking to you. Whish you all the best in 2015 and hope to see you again Best regards from all of us at Dolphin Beach Dean More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We landed at Dolphin Beach after an amazing 10 days of traveling around Sri Lanka. It was the perfect end (well... 5 days) to our trip. The attention to detail is impeccable at dolphin beach, all the added touches make this place something very special. The atmosphere is of compete relaxation but also a very sociable place to easily chat... More 

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Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anna & Dan, glad to know you got home safe and that you had excellent time in Dolphin Beach. Thank you for great review you shared with Trip Adviser readers. I hope i will see you again one day and have some drinks together. All the est from sunny Sri Lanka Dean & staff More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 6 days at this lovely beach side resort and found a new meaning of relaxation. This was a first for us staying in tents, but they were happy with the accommodations and felt very safe. The small size of the resort meant that our children could roam freely but always in view. They loved the freedom and made... More 

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Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Anne & family, it was apsolute pleasure meeting you all. Im very happy to know you had exceptional iven with lost of rain.Yes we had a white Chrismas in liquid form but what to do. Thank you for your fantastic review and comliments about our food. Hope to see you back one day with out rain. All the est... More 

Khartoum
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a find - Glamour Camping by the sea. Charming, comfortable and peaceful but with lots to do if you feel the urge. well thought out and immaculately managed by the extremely genuine, kind and attentive GM (Dean) and his fantastic team. You are made to feel like a private guest and not a paying customer. The children had a... More 

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Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Melotte family, great pleasure meeting you all and thank you for your excellent review. We all are very happy you had excellent time while staying with us and hope to see you again. Best regards from all of us and big kiss to Coco Dean More 

Bern
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though we were outside guests, we got spoiled by Dean and his team, in a very relaxed and chilled out environment! They prepare the best Pasta in whole Sri Lanka, but the top was the daily special; freshly prepared Ceviche! Its a beautiful spot on earth, set on the beach of Alankuda, with a nice swimming pool! Thank you... More 

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Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sara, it was a great pleasure meeting you and spending time with you. GGB is now on the menu and Cheviche to. I really hope we stay in touch and to see you in December or sooner. Until then best regards and lots of love Dean More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked four nights here. However, as soon as we came to this beautiful resort we knew 4 days was not enough! It is everything you wish for: the food, the staff, management, the setting, the atmosphere, the vibes EVERYTHING was to like! I had one of my very best Sri Lankan experience here. Thanks a lot to Dean... More 

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Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Olivia, Thank you for your fantastic review and compliments about my staff. It was great meeting you all and lets hope you will come back one day and stay longer. Until then all the best in 2015 to you and your family Dean More 

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Address: Elanthadiya, Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > North Western Province > Kalpitiya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 9
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