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5.0 of 5 Bodhi Mawatha, Wella Mawatha | Godellawela, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Camden, Maine
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

This is a perfectly beautiful hotel located on a nice beach. The public areas are dramatic and over look a cove with crashing surf. My suite was lovely and well furnished with a comfy bedroom and a capacious bathroom with separate tub, shower room and double lavs, and lots of storage space. The adjacent private plunge pool was sizable but... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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88 hotel reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here at the end of our Sri Lanka trip, and wanted a place to kick back. There is not much to do in the area at all, a temple, a bird watching lagoon, maybe other beaches. Unfortunately there is also no place at the hotel for us active types, like a gym, or real places for a vigorous... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hugely expensive to stay, and yes, lacking character, but wow what a view, and what a lovely dining experience. The hotel is very modern, and you have your own little lake in the toilets - designed rather than accidental.

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Amanwella having just been to Yala ( Leopard Trails ) which we found very touristy and quite frankly our tented accommodation was by no means perfect On getting out of the car at Amanwella we were greeted not just by the staff but Henry the Manager who had taken the trouble to meet us as well -... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent four nights there as part of the beach and fort package. Amanwella was built on one of the most beautiful stretch of beach in south Sri Lanka. The beach is public but there are not many people and Amanwella has a private lounging area. The waves are very strong so you could not really walk in the water.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are no doubts That Amanwella is in one of the nicest setting in all Sri Lanka: amazing beach and perhaps the best Infiniti pool ever seen, the rooms are gorgeous with an understated elegance in the resorts, the beautifully designed common area with high ceilings and perfectly integrated with the surrounding So why not 5 stars? A room can... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It feels rather churlish giving this chic, aesthetically stunning, friendly, and peaceful resort a 4 rather than a 5, but for us I'm afraid it didn't quite make the grade. We stayed here for 7 nights as part of a Fort & Beach package with Aman Resorts in Sri Lanka, spending the previous 3 nights at Amangalla (see my separate... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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66 reviews 66 reviews
66 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My wife being an Aman Junkie this was our sixth stay at an Aman property, and I am still waiting for the one where everything is perfect as Aman claims to be... When we arrived from Amangalla with an Aman car, we were surprised to be asked are you Mr.&Mrs. X and when we denied, are you Mr.&Mrs. Y? Wrong... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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164 hotel reviews
1,560 helpful votes 1,560 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Sometimes a name alone is enough to hint at the allure of a given place, as we quickly found out at this tranquil resort on the secluded Sri Lankan shores. Its an idyll tryst to share with your loved one that has more coconut trees than humans. We wanted a break from work and this crescent-shaped wedge of fine, white... More 

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28 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Amanwella The resort is built along a beautiful sandy beach with coconut palms everywhere. The rooms have a typical Aman layout. Sliding doors and windows allow you to sleep with two sides of the room open to the tropical air. Compared to other Aman beach resorts the outside area of the room is relatively small including the plunge pool. The... More 

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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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Also Known As:
Amanwella Hotel Tangalle
Amanwella Resort Tangalle
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Tangalle
#4 Family Hotel in Tangalle

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