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Diyamba Beach Resort

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Kanthankkuliya Beach Road | Kalpitiya-Puttalam, Kalpitiya 0007, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to stay at and relax. Good food, excellent service from the staff. Very friendly manager and his staff makes you feel like you are home. Chef will prepare any thing you want in any style. Very tasty food!!! Very nice environment and cozy relaxing areas. The owners concept of "Bata peleli walls" is brilliant and room settings are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a very nice spot in the Kalpitiya area. We have been the only guests, so we did not mind the shared bathroom in the lowest priced room category. It is a bit more pricy than other hotels in the Kalpitiya area, but it has a very nice spot just a short walk from the beach and comfortable... More 

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Luzern
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I stayed 5 days in this resort. I was in the 4 rooms building in the upper floor and had a room with marvelous view to the lagoon. The room is simple, but nicely furnished. The only disadvantage of the room is that you can look from outside in the room, so not so convenient if you want to be... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We stayed at Diyamba for one night.. it was the 1st day of our round trip and was the best compared to other hotels. Different concept but the best place to relax. Food was really tasty and we enjoyed all meals. Staff were very helpful and they did their best to welcome us and keep us feel comfortable. One night... More 

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diyamba, Owner at Diyamba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Tell your friends about us. We will work on the areas mentioned to improve them. Thanks again More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

very welcoming and clam place if you feel like chilling there are many places you can select in the garden, or if you feel more adventurous you can go to the kite surfing school next door, go for a swim at the shallow beach, or go on dolphin watching. bit expensive for locals since everything is calculated in USD and... More 

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diyamba, Owner at Diyamba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Super - glad you enjoyed it. Tell your friends and bring them along next time More 

Bern
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

The place is run by at least five men, making it very uncomfortable and difficult for women.... The rooms are definitely not worth the money, I would no one recommend to stay here and when leaving after one night we found much nicer places!

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diyamba, Owner at Diyamba Beach Resort, responded to this review

We apologize that you had such a negative impression of Diyamba. I simply ask other potential guests to see that this review is very much an experience that is not the norm. We apologize and will do the best we can to improve the guest experience More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

When we booked this accommodation, we had doubts about the privacy of the rooms. Well, don't worry about that when you book a standard room. There are extra curtains, so you have enough privacy. The location is perfect, the food is great, the owner is great company, but the rooms and chalet are a bit too expensive. We wanted to... More 

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diyamba, Owner at Diyamba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Alex for accommodating. Unfortunately we don't have control over the weather and we appreciate you understanding the situation. This year the season changed very late and as a result affected alot of guests like you. Maybe you will visit us again and we can show you all Kalpitiya has to offer! More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

It is not five star, it is not simple either. We stayed in the chalet with outdoor living room. Everything is customised for you from fresh coconot juice to curry breakfast. Compliments to the cook! The trip out on the sea to see the dolphins was extra special with our encounter with a baby whale-shark. It is all very clean... More 

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diyamba, Owner at Diyamba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks - we enjoyed having you guys as well.... Hope to see you again..... More 

Colombo, null, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

My family and I stayed 3 nights at Diyamba which had already come highly recommended by a friend and it exceeded all our expectations. We saw hundreds of Dolphins during our sea excursion organised by the resort. Those who manned the boat were very informative on the species. We also enjoyed a visit to the Kalpitiya town where we took... More 

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diyamba, Owner at Diyamba Beach Resort, responded to this review

What more to say.... thanks for the detail and glad you enjoyed it. Tell your friends about us More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This peninsula is up and coming according to guide books, a little visited destination offering kitesurfing, whale and dolphin watching. Problem: there are very few places to suit budget travellers. Those seeking to attract wealthy westerners style themselves luxury Eco-lodges and are situated on Alankuda beach, between a coal terminal and a naval facility. They charge at least two hundred... More 

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diyamba, Owner at Diyamba Beach Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the detail. We will continue to do all we can to enhance the customer experience based on your comments. Hope to see you again! More 

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