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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A beautifully landscaped tropical beach resort whose individually designed cabanas are set within a tranquil, idyllic location. Friendly staff, fabulous margaritas, roast cashews, curry leaves and garlic nibbles...gorgeous! Excellent food offering traditional Sri Lankan breakfast too. I would highly recommend this resort. Have been here twice now, most recently for a wedding which will be impossible to top. Dancing late... More 

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Herzlia, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Spent 5 wonderful days in june Viraj and his crew were there for all my needs The food was outstanding with the chef availible for all special requests This was my seond stay at palagama beach resort and am looking forward to my next visit Do not hesitate if you like a a natural setting and being pamperd this is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Our driver got lost trying this place as it's just so hidden. I've never stayed anywhere like this before it's like a boutique resort. The pool is just stunning and I spent 1.5 days in it as it's the best way to keep cool. I loved the huge gazebos to hide from the sun and have the odd siesta. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Location – fabulous and tranquil location, chosen specifically to avoid the more commercial tourist-laden southern beaches. The peaceful location and setting made for a very relaxing 3 night stay. Accommodation – we stayed in the Nelum beach cabana, which was really spacious and wonderfully decorated. The shower was the best out of our entire holiday. The cabana has both a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

By day 9 we have seen the best Sri Lanka has to offer so it’s time to hit the Laccadive Sea once more for the final leg of our journey and we are all busting for some R&R time, beachfront in Kalpitiya. It is true what they say “Sunny Kalpitiya is where beaches go to holiday” and we are not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Amazing setting to unwind from the busy lives. Beautiful set up rooms as well. Very friendly staff and good food.Again to say the view is just amazing the beach is also very clean. The beach cabanas are great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Wow what a place! I stayed at Palagama for 4 days in march and it was definitely the highlight of my whole Sri Lankan trip. What really stood out to me is the rustic and unpretentious setting. Unlike some resorts I have stayed at in the past the individual cabana huts fit really well into the surrounding environment amongst the... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a much delayed and deserving review. The location is very tranquil. Hotel product is well maintained and is blessed with good staff and awesome food. Only issue is the power during day time is not enough to operate even an electric kettle.or even a fan at times. Families travelling with small kids might want to cross check. Spend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

After spending a week and a half exploring all that Sri Lanka has to offer, moving almost everyday, it was amazing to arrive at Palagama and just crash for 4 days. The whole time you are there, you can either hide away in your private area by your room, or lounge by the pool. We stayed in one of the... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We spent 3 days at this idyllic beach resort. It is the perfect place to unwind after 2 weeks travel. We stayed in villa Begonia which had 2 separate rooms with patio and garden. All villas are tucked away from each other with plenty of privacy. The beach cabanas were perfect for relaxing and enjoying drinks and a good book... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Palagama is a beautiful tropical beach resort designed by world famous architect Cecil Balmond and John Balmond. Ideally located along a sandy beach, more than 2 kms from the main road, the resort enjoys pristine and serene surroundings. The number of cabanas has been limited to 16 to be able to provide tailor made experiences for our guests. Designed using natural materials and inspired by the local architecture, our four Beach cabanas offer direct view of the Ocean and espouse an Eco Chic vibe. Other Cabanas and Villas are nestled amidst tropical and lush gardens. Despite its small size, Palagama offers all the services and facilities including a great outdoor restaurant serving western and local cuisines with a special emphasis on seafood, a beach bar fully equipped with an international selection of wines, a fresh water infinity Pool, SPA, travel desk, complimentary wifi, local bikes tours, handicraft shop, daily recreational activities and cooking classes. Day excursions include seasonal dolphin and whale watching, KITE SURFING expeditions in Kalpitiya and day safaris to Wilpattu national park famous for leopard sightings. Palagama has all the ingredients for a fun and relaxing beach holiday. Just 2.5 Hours from the airport, it is also an ideal gateway to the famous Cultural sites of Sri Lanka including Anuradhapura, Sigiriya and Kandy, as well as a relaxing stop before or after an international flight. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palagama Beach

Address: 12 Palmyra Avenue | Ettalai, Alankuda, Kalpitiya 61360, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Western Province > Kalpitiya
Price Range: $119 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Palagama Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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