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Amanwella

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Bodhi Mawatha, Wella Mawatha | Godellawela, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Tangalle
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is not great. However the land it is on is unsurpassable! The hotel is a 3 1/2 hour drive south of Colombo International airport and the hotel will transfer you for 235.00 USD. My husband and I booked through AMEX fine hotels program. There are about 20 rooms, 8 were filled when we got there but we were... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A long over due review, stayed here in 2013. Couldn't have been more perfect, from the private plunge pool, to the food, to the architecture, to the beautiful beach. 5 Star in every way, shape and form! Definitely one of Sri Lanka's best resorts by the beach, hands down. The perfect high-end, luxurious getaway. Can't wait to go back :)

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Sydney
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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sublime. The sound of the waves and nothing else if you choose it. The architecture was fantastic, beautiful. The private plunge pools means you don't have to leave your room if you don't want to. We only left to have a private dinner on the beach and for beach in the morning and one evening to watch the sunset over... More

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Noosa, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stunning is an under statement!..the architecture, the food, the service, the view the culture..probably one of the best in the world..5 star! The view over the bay is magical. Also stayed at the Galle Aman which was really nice as well..very colonial vibe..The Galle fort centre is a definite stopping/shopping spot..probably the best tourist set up. Sri Lanka feels more... More

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Malibu, California
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49 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Amanwella is our perfect resort....villas are spaced throughout the property so you truly feel secluded and can enjoy your own private holiday. Walk to the main resort building with the pools, bar and restaurant and you can enjoy a more resort type feel. The best of both worlds. The beach area with its own fabulous outdoor restaurant is lovely...unpretentious yet... More

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We just returned from two glorious weeks in Sri Lanka, one of which was spent at Amanwella, the perfect combo of a beautiful property and fantastic people. The rooms are wonderful - spacious, well designed, with views of the pristine beach. The service was fantastic. Sasilu took care of us during our entire stay and there was no request too... More

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London, United Kingdom
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We ended up staying here after our original hotel said they were fully booked, and we are so glad we did. The location is gorgeous, nestled in a coconut grove, with a clean sweeping beach. The pool is a fantastic 48 metres and the rooms are large and luxurious - although maybe the A/C could be improved. The breakfast was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is more or less twice the price of any surrounding hotels, but then it is probably 3 times better. Fantastic staff and food, wonderful rooms, altogether very relaxing. The beach is rougher than some but fine to swim in in most parts. The service was outstanding,

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Am a big fan of Aman but they haven't quite got this one right. Yet. Amazing location, amazing pool, beach, views, property. Staff are fabulous. But the food needs work. Also, our room was somewhat problematic. Glaring (minor) construction flaws (gaps between floor and outside doors) let bugs in and a/c out! Coolest room was the library (rarely used), but... More

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Pennsylvania
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135 reviews 135 reviews
18 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Breathtakingly beautiful setting on a bay just north of Tangalle,lovely clean beach amongst the coconut trees,luxurious and spacious villas and first class food and service.Also stunning 50 meter pool with equally good loungers and service.Fun bar and good main restaurant offering fresh local ingredients.Nice beach restaurant for grills and salads,especially at lunchtime.Couldn't be more relaxing.Definitely going back.

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Address: Bodhi Mawatha, Wella Mawatha | Godellawela, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tangalle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Amanwella 5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Amanwella Hotel Tangalle
Amanwella Resort Tangalle

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