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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This resort is unlike any other that I have stayed at. This is, in part, due to the novel concept of staying in luxurious but homely beach cabins a stone's throw from the beautiful beach, but also the extremely welcoming staff who could not have been more helpful and accomodating. If the idea of resting in air conditioned comfort the... More 

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moscow, russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent unfortunately only one night there. definitely will come back. We had a double tent with VERY big beds (for one couple:)). the tent has a very efficient A/C + a big ceiling fan which really gives you an option what to use. Small bed lamps give enough light even for reading. Hot water if needed for shower and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent two nights a couple of weeks ago. The location was perfect, excellent food (by the chef) and service from all the staff from the baggage carriers, cleaners, waiters, and of course Deano ....Nothing was too difficult and it made our stay very pleasant and sooo relaxing. The upmarket tents (glamping) were excellent, comfortable beds, clean linen, hot water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed with a large group and we all thoroughly enjoyed our short stay here. Big thanks to Deano the owner made us feel more than welcome. We dined at the restaurant from an extensive menu, personally recommend the seafood platter! Rooms were spacious, clean and with good air-conditioning which set us up for a great day watching dolphins and relaxing... More 

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

Dear R, it was pleasure meeting you all and thank you for great review. Hope to see you again very soon and best regards from all of us at Dolphin Beach Dean More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at Dolphin Beach last week as part of a wedding party. The rooms are fantastic with Air-con and really nice little touches. From a shell plumbed in so you can wash your feet outside your room to mini soaps and shampoos made by the manager. We had a large dinner for 17 people which was great tasting and so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently visited dolphin bay as part of a friends post wedding holiday. From start to finish Dino and the rest of the staff delivered first class service and made us all feel very welcome. Accomodation was also top notch and will definitely be back for longer next time I'm in Sri Lanka

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

Dear Samir, pleasure meeting all of you and thank you for fantastic review and compliments. Yes one night is to short to enjoy Dolphin Beach to the fullest. So next time when you come and I know it will be soon you have to stay longer. Take care and all the best from sunny Kalpitiya Dean More 

london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked on personal recommendation by friends in Colombo as a great place to go if you want some peace from the city. We spent 2 nights here and quickly wished we had allowed more time for it. Upon arrival late in the afternoon, we ate in the restaurant, enjoying a lovely king prawn curry. We got up early the next... More 

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

Dear H, it was pleasure meeting you all. Thank you for choosing Dolphin Beach and for fantastic review. I'm very happy to know we where recommended to you and that you had fantastic time. Hopefully next time you will have more time to spend with us. Untill then all the best from all of us at DB Dean More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at this fantastic resort right on the beach, the food, the service the location is absolutely brilliant. Dean the manager is an excellent host and nothing is too hard for him to do for his guest, the early morning boat ride to watch the dolphins was spectacular to say the least and there was plenty of dolphins... More 

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

Dear Allan, it was pleasure meeting you and your family. Thank you for shearing your experience at Dolphin Beach with Trip Adviser readers and we hope you will find time to visit us again. Best regards from all of us at DB Dean More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to the team at Dolphin Beach for a fabulous two nights we had. The resort is gorgeous and you will find it hard not to relax. We had a fabulous time on the dolphin watching tour. This is not to be missed and you will see literally hundred of dolphins chasing tuna - fabulous! The resort itself is... More 

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

Dear Call, pleasure meeting you and thank you for fantastic review. We are very pleased to know you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had fantastic dolphin watching. Hopefully one day you will come back to Kalpitiya and chose Dolphin Beach for your stay. Best regards Dean and DB team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another tremendous couple of days at Dolphin Beach. The manager "Deano" served up great pizza to accompany the stunning sun set and cold drinks by the beach. About 400-500 dolphins entertained us for about an hour on the water earlier in the morning and the magic of Kalpitiya marine life stays with us all. Returning for another quick day or... More 

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

Dear Stephan, Pleasure seeing you again and thank you for fantastic review. Hope next time you can stay a bit longer. Untill then all the best from all of us at Dolphin Beach 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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