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Beach Road, Bentota 80500 Sri Lanka
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#10 of 33 hotels in Bentota
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EKHO Surf, the beach resort on the “golden mile” of Bentota is among the best resorts anywhere on the coast. Whether it's roving around on the pristine beach or experiencing the rush of adventure water sports EKHO Surf creates the perfect space to keep you and your loved ones entertained. The property brings together golden sunsets, soft sand and sprawling lawn—A tropical beach side resort with secluded privacy, EKHO Surf is the perfect beach getaway. The stylishly designed 26 deluxe rooms, 71 superior rooms and the 3 suites with one offering a Jacuzzi and private balcony with a view of what is known to be the longest stretch of beach on the southwest coast, immerses one to a sublime state of serenity and tropical bliss. EKHO Surf Bentota has two restaurants. A seafood restaurant & Bar and a main restaurant serving multi-cuisine. In addition to that, the resident chef de cuisine at the property is ever ready to excite your taste buds with some delicious local flavours.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Airport transportation
Spa
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Taxi service
Foot massage
Head massage
Massage
24-hour security
Concierge
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Ocean View
Bay View

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Full view
71Somewhat walkable
Grade: 71 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.3 miles
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VINSON wrote a review Sep 2021
Kanyakumari District, India3 contributions2 helpful votes
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Nice hotel with beautiful beach view (photos attached), good food, hotel staffs are very good. Especially Mr.Kumudu is very helpful person in the ekho surf hotel, really he helped lots for our team during the qurantine period. (immediately responded at all our needs) Overall excellent service🙏
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Agnish wrote a review Jul 2021
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I loved this one so much the staff were professional, accommodating and warm. The food was excellent - I use to ate outside overlooking the ocean on both nights.My rooms was clean and spacious with very good air-conditioning No doubt the rooms are great with sea views, a great pool etc.Unfortunately I had on access due to covid but more than that staff attitude I would highly recommend Superb management ever seen. thank you so much once again to ekho surf team and I would like to especially thank G.S.M Kanchana for his kind hospitality services.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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Bandula P wrote a review Jul 2021
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Woow, it was wonderful experience after arrive to Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan government has arranged well hotel quarantine centers near beach side.EKO bentota was wonderful place to even serfing and has nice oceanic view. Woow. I'm speechless to explain the experiences here. budget hotel prices to stay in quarantine while you travel during COVID-19 pandamic. Food.hotel reception and their work and arrangements was wonderful. I wholeheartedly recommend you to stay in EKO SURF BENTOTA.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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ARKA_001 wrote a review Jun 2021
Jamshedpur, India48 contributions12 helpful votes
I visited in the last period of usual travel time, at March. In March its already hot and humid. Average temperature is 35C. You need to relax at your hotel at day time and of course it need to be comfortable. Ekho surf is that kind of property which is having a great seaside location. It has more than a kilometer stretch of green lash lawn.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Nazeer S wrote a review Apr 2021
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Myself & family was allotted to stay during the quarantine period from 31st March to 6th April 2021. Guest handling was very good, very friendly front office staff more than willing to assist you..Service was very good so as the Food was very good, very punctual , set menu to suit your palate, request for any changes is allowed . Room is big enough to accommodate an extra bed with other amenities , FFE etc.. Replenishments are promptly attended upon request.. Critic for improvements: Formerly this property was well known locally & internationally as LIHINIYA SURF, Bentota.. Property needs overall refurbishments in keeping with the trends & competition, though it's not possible for now due to the prevailing situations.. Staff is a major asset as they are very courteous, professional & disciplined.. My guest experience was very good & I personally recommend the resort without any biased opinions.. Wishing all the staff , Management all the best in making our stay comfortable & memorable
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$61 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the surf bentota hotel bentota, lihiniya surf bentota, hotel lihiniya surf, lihiniya surf hotel
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Surf Hotel
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictBentota
NUMBER OF ROOMS
95
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Frequently Asked Questions about EKHO Surf
Which popular attractions are close to EKHO Surf?
Nearby attractions include Bentota Beach (0.05 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at EKHO Surf?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at EKHO Surf?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at EKHO Surf?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at EKHO Surf?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to EKHO Surf?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vintage Restaurant, Bamboos Garden Restaurant Bentota, and Happy Garden Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at EKHO Surf?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Does EKHO Surf have an airport shuttle?
Yes, EKHO Surf offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at EKHO Surf?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does EKHO Surf have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is EKHO Surf accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.