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5.0 of 5 Bodhi Mawatha, Wella Mawatha | Godellawela, Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Upon arriving at the beautiful Amanwella we were greeted by Nero, the hotels lovely resident black lab and his owner- the GM Henry and we were immediately made to feel at home. Our room was stunning with a fantastic view of the ocean. The pool was probably the best I've ever seen and swam in, beautiful and the perfect temperature-... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time in this beautiful resort. The location is breathtaking and service was thoughtful and friendly. A special thank to "Jivan" (apologies for the misspelling) our butler. There is nothing to worry about, all your wishes come true in this little paradise. I hope we will have the opportunity to come again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can only say " magnifique " as the French say . Everything was perfect except the sea ! Which was a little rough , but still swimmeable with a life guard . The location is paradisiac , the rooms are in the Aman style we love so much : zen , high end , luxurious without ostentation and very... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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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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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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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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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
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