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Dolphin Beach Resort

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Illanthadiya, Alankuda, Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and i had a wonderful time this Easter at Dolphin Beach Resort. Dean and his staff couldn't have been more welcoming and the resort is beautifully presented. During the day its quiet with plenty of shade if needed and at night the lighting make it look magical! The food was good with plenty of variety including a pizza... More 

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Thank Ricky B
Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ricky, It was pleasure meeting you and your family. Thank you for fantastic review and for choosing Dolphin Beach resort. Your opinion about our services and food are very important to u. Hope to see you again and until then all the best from all of us at DB Dean & DB team More 

Basel, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the best places we have visited. Must try there Pizza and pasta. International guests with children are there clients. We wish we had more time and stay longer. Out door shower is fantastic and we really liked homemade soap. Hope you will start selling it in your shop. Manager Dean has great personality and its fun to talk... More 

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Thank henryzu2016
Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Henry, It was great pleasure meeting you and talking to you. Thank you for all compliments and for fantastic review. Hope you are having great summer and looking forward to see you next year. Best regards from all of us at Dolphin Beach Dean More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 3 weeks in Sri Lanka running around we have found heaven on Earth. Really nice place with nice people working there. Maduka our waiter was always around. Local menu changes every day and rice and curry where so good we had it for lunch and for dinner. Room was clean, bathroom has indoor and outdoor shower. My family had... More 

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Thank anbotebo
Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Tebo, It was pleasure meeting you and your family. Thank you for great review and all compliments. Hope to see you again one day. Take care and thank you for choosing Dolphin Beach resort. Dean & DB team More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my family are coming every year to Church near by. This time we started at another resort and thank God we ended up at Dolphin Beach. From the moment we walk in we felt we where welcome and WOW, that was so true. Our tent was unfortunately last one in the row and far from the pool but... More 

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Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you fantastic review and compliments. It's great to know you had fantastic time at Dolphin Beach and that you are planing to come back. Until next time all the best from all of us at Dolphin Beach Reasort Dean More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service and friendly staff, Food and accomodation facilities were outstanding and well maintained. Had great time during the stay,dolphine watching was superb and felt safe with the boat ride, Expecting to visit one more time with family and recommend to all others who are interested!!!

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Thank Arjuna R
Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Arjuna, It was a pleasure having you and your friends at Dolphin Beach. Thank you for taking time and shearing your experience with TA readers. Hope to see you again and thank you for choosing DB. Dean & team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great fun with my comrades with excellent service provided by affable manger and staff. Delicious meal, beatific swimming pool, friendly staff and favorable charges were attracted our joyful minds. Anyhow they were able made our minds to visit again and again this nice place.

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Thank Mahesh R
Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mahesh, It was pleasure meeting you all and we are very pleased you had great time at Dolphin Beach resort. Please do come and visit us again soon. Best regards Dean & DB team More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful and well maintained environment and quality foods.. pool area is amazing.. they had use a traditional sea cultural environment for pool area.. I want to visit again.. can be recommended every one who looking for charming,nice place ..

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Thank Lakshan K
Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lakshan, It was a great pleasure meeting you and your friends. Thank you for taking time and shearing your experience with Trip Advisor readers. We do hope you will choose Dolphin beach again for your next visit to Kalpitiya. Until then all the best to all of you Dean & DB team More 

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all I have to mention that Dean, the GM is amazing! He is Super friendly, made us feel at home and really efficient. He made sure we were picked up from the airport on time, all our meals are prepared in advanced, arranged the safari tour and kite surfing lessons and allowed us to checkout late as our... More 

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Thank Eunice W
Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Eunice, It was pleasure meeting you both, having drinks and talks. Thank you for taking time and shearing your experience with Trip Advisor readers and all great compliments. Hope all is well back home and that we will have chance to see you very soon. Until next time all the best from now windy Dolphin Beach Dean & DB... More 

Akumal, Mexico
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super nice cool hotel excelent location ecelent rooms and services 100 %recomend this resort the manager and the staff Nice rooms well exiped nice decoration nice seiming pool garden restaurant bar and facilitys

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Thank caif
Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear C, It was pleasure having you as our guest at Dolphin Beach hotel. We are very pleased to know you had great time and that you are planing already to come back next year. Thank you for fantastic review and for choosing DB. Until next time all the best Dean & DB team More 

Hojbjerg, Denmark
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

As usual a wonderful and interesting stay!. I arrived in the middle of a palmtree being dug out of the side of the beach, which had collapsed, so as to plant it further inland, Where else would I find that ;-) I have been here quite a few times and I love love it more each time. The staff are... More 

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Thank Christina F
Deanjelin, General Manager at Dolphin Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Christina, It was pleasure seeing your again and I hope to see you next year again with your husband. Thank you for great review and compliments. Hope you are well and please send my regards to Benito. Until next time all the best from all of us at DB. Dean More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In Sri Lanka, just two hours from the airport and three hours north of Colombo, is an unspoilt peninsula of golden sand. Here lies a blissfully secluded resort with luxury tented accommodation on Alankuda beach. The bluest of skies melts seamlessly into the azure of the Indian Ocean to make a picture-perfect backdrop to a unique, tailor-made tropical holiday experience. Welcome to Dolphin Beach Resort Kalpitiya! This new concept of stylish, eco-beach accommodation is for the discerning traveller in search of an unforgettable holiday. Spacious and comfortable, our air conditioned tents present a world of romance with a unique ambience and view of the sea. Experience the thrill of sea safaris to the nearby Bar Reef for the best Sri Lanka has to offer in snorkeling and be entertained by the dolphins and whales on your way. April to November offers one of the best places in the world for kite surfing. Enjoy the tranquil ocean with the most beautiful coral gardens of Sri Lanka. Or just work hard on your tan. The sunsets at Dolphin Beach are of the spectacular kind and a perfect end to idyllic days, every day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Beach Resort

Address: Illanthadiya, Alankuda, Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > North Western Province > Kalpitiya
Price Range: $159 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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