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Dolphin Beach Resort

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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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Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Hojbjerg, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

16 months ago I arrived at DB, just two hours after Dean had arrived to take over as manager. I thought the place was magical then, although there was room for improvements. Now 16 months and four visits later I have had the privalige to see DB develop into an even more magical and charming place. The tents are clean,... More 

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

Dear Christina, It was great to see you again and thank you for fantastic review. Looking forward to see you in October. Until then all the best from all of us at Dolphin Beach. Dean & team More 

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dolphin Beach Resort was the perfect start to our Sri Lanka tour. Very relaxed atmosphere, nice sandy resort. Beautiful, spacious and air conditioned tents to sleep in. We enjoyed staying at the pool reading all day. Special thanks to Dean and his team, who served us perfectly. We had wonderful Sri Lankan food, the curries were just perfect – the... More 

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

Dear C, It was pleasure meeting you and your family. Thank you so much for all the compliments and for shearing your experience at Dolphin Beach. We hope to see you back when season for Dolphins starts. Until then all the best to all of you Dean & DB team More 

London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We booked to stay here for two nights and was excited about our stay given the photos on the website. We had booked two family tents and they were large and spacious. However there were a number of issues resulting in us canceling our second night and moving on to our next destination. see below for a list of +ves... More 

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

After 10 days in bustling Shanghai and another 4 days in hot and humid Colombo,my wife and I needed a peaceful getaway to ourselves.We wanted a place to chill out and be pampered a bit and Yes we indeed did go to this Magical and Relaxing Resort. It was called the Dolphin Beach Resort. It was a wonderful place to... More 

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

Dear Sir, It was a great pleasure meeting you and your wife and even bigger pleasure spending time with you. Thank you for taking time and writing your review on Trip adviser. We are looking forward to see you and your friends at Dolphin Beach. Best regards Dean More 

Mainz-Kastel, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Sri Lanka for an island trip and for kitesurfing! At Dolphin Beach Hotel we found a wonderful place where we felt home immediately thank of owner Dean, who did everything to make our stay very special and enjoyable. The Food in the Restaurant was extraordinary! And on top of that the kite lagoon is a 15 min drive... More 

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

Dear Helga, It was a great pleasure meeting you and talking to you. Thank you for your fantastic review and let's hope next time you will stay longer with us. Until then all the best from windy Dolphin Beach. Best regards from all of us Dean More 

Otocac, Croatia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best place in Sri Lanka to rest and charge your batteries. I was there for 5 days at the beginning of my Sri Lankan trip and i have to say i have best time there. Fantastic food and service. All staff was more then helpful and always there when needed. Managed to perfection with personal touch. Tent comfortable and... More 

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

Dear Marijan, It was a pleasure having you as guest at Dolphin Beach resort. Thank you for fantastic review and next time you come you will be able to buy our bathroom amenities in our new shop that's coming up. We wish you all the best from sunny Sri Lanka and hope to see you soon. Dean & DB team More 

Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 4 wonderful and very relaxing days in Dolphin Beach. The Kabanas were comfortable and the location was designed with excellent sense. The Chef Wasana prepared very good food and the friendly staff Bandara and Harsha contributed to the full comfort we enjoyed. Professional management with personal service.

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

Dear Frank, It was a pleasure meeting you. Thank you for choosing Dolphin Beach resort for your stay. We all are very pleased you had fantastic time. Also thank you for shearing your experience with Trip adviser readers. We do hope to see you again one day, until then all the best from all of us at DB. Dean &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed at Dolphin beach for three days and I must say, it's one of the most exciting places. With water sports to keep you occupied to the beautiful swimming pool with outdoor seating facing the beautiful sea. If the water sports army enough there are obviously the Dolphins (as the name states) and whales that we saw that were... More 

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

Dear Sash, It was a pleasure meeting you and your family and talking to you. Thank you for fantastic review and please come to visit us again. Best regards to all of you from sunny Kalpitiya Dean & team More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very relaxing 3 nights spent at this wonderful beach resort with my Wife and 2 Daughters. Checked in mid afternoon and Harsha personally greeted us and graciously showed us around the resort. Dean was out at the time but we were warmly welcomed by him, the same evening. Dean and Harsha are wonderful hosts. Always inquiring about how things... More 

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

Dear Chamila, It was a pleasure meeting you and your family. Thank you for fantastic review and for great compliments. Please do come and visit us again soon. Until next time all the best from all of us at Dolphin Beach. Dean and team More 

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