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Shell Coast Resort

Uvary, Pesalai, Mannar 41000, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost a new property with 8 separate cabanas surrounded by bushes and trees. Though it seems the place is so isolated, really nice place to relax & unwind our minds with great pleasure. Place was very calm & quiet which helped to have the best relaxation for our minds. Fresh breeze coming over the gulf of Mannar kept ourselves cool.... More 

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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seemingly undiscovered property with an amazing stretch of beach. We were the only ones in the ocean apart from the fisher folk! The cabanas are spacious with comfortable bedding and clean wash rooms. The hotel is surrounded by trees and is peaceful if you have the place to yourself. The staff are obliging and courteous. Would be nice if the... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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133 reviews 133 reviews
67 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I am living in the north of Sri Lanka since last 2 years and never knew that such a nice resort exists in Mannar. It is almost a year new property, about 15 Km away from Mannar town, next to the ocean - the gulf of Mannar. Nice beach around but far away from the tourist crowd. Peaceful place to... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The resort has a very nice location, if you like to be away from the beaten track. We where very happy when we found it, it must be the best on Mannar island. The staff was very nice, especially the female manager. On the spot she fixed us a very nice and clean cabana, a nice meal, she called the... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Off the beaten track and really the only decent place around Mannar. Very very clean and well maintained, the cabanas were well maintained. The pool is a tank type pool above ground. The hotel is right on the beach , very remote, lots of wild peacocks. Our only complaint is the high cost of the food and as there is... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

The Shell Coast Resort is situated on a nice plot of beach land a nice of road ride to the resort along the beach .Very natural enviorment some small sand dunes around the beach.Must be a very good location for migratory birds seems to be good hidout from all the noise from the city life styles .I think you should... More 

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Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

we were traveling to Mannar for kitesurfing and after local food we just wanted to have nice dinner in some nice European style restaurant. so we just checked the google, cooled them, confirmed, that they can serve us dinner tonight and went there. so, what was really true is that it is situated in the middle of nowhere with last... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed at shell coast after our visit to jaffna ..it is quite a nice hotel..well designed..cabanas were very beautiful,breakfast was great but the food is quite overpriced..Normal portion of rice and curry was priced for Rs.1500/= plus they dont provide you water at all.. So make sure you take your own water as once you go there you cannot... More 

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negombo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

we went there with a high hope ...but...even they charge for bringing something to the room....food very much less quantity....had a chance to taste two occasions fried rice with "FRIED FLY". Pool they don't clean. nice hotel with nature........staff are friendly.... make sure that you agree with everything in writing prior to make the booking

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The road leading to the hotel is bumpy but the ride is worth it. Situated by the side of the beach but the access to the beach not great. The hotel itself and the staff is very accommodating. Peter is the man to turn to but sadly I heard that he has gone back to Europe. Cabanas are very elegant... More 

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Address: Uvary, Pesalai, Mannar 41000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Northern Province > Mannar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11
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