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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will feel the warmth of the staff no sooner you enter the place. Friendly staff and really nice atmosphere. Good buffet with a variety, bit crowded the days i visited. Hotel does not have a beach, but you won't feel it Excellent place to visit even with kids.

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Customer Relati... A, Customer Relationship Manager at Amaya Beach, responded to this review

Dear Dinusha S, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Beach on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that your time with us was comfortable and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back to Amaya Resorts...

Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place for relaxing after travelling around in Sri Lanka. My second home :-) Very friendly and helpful staff. Best Spa in Sri Lanka, special thanks for Mister Kamal for his professional advises. Also excellent and tasty food, even there were not many guests, I could choose my food. Thank you. I come again

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Dear Monica B, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Beach on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed a pleasant and wonderful stay with us. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back to Amaya Resorts and Spas! Warmest Regards, Sheahana...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I spent two nights at this hotel and had a wonderful time from the start. Beautiful lobby and welcome. Wonderfully spacious rooms with comfortable beds. Stunning beach and pool with great food and drink. It was real bliss. Special thanks to Asoka Ranatunga the food and beverage manager who was so attentive and hospitable and to all...

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Dear Charmaine S, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Beach on Tripadvisor. We regret to learn that your time with us did not live up to your expectations nor the high level of service we strive to maintain for which we hope you will accept our sincere apologies....

Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

People be careful by using your card in a hotel! My checkout date was on 11th of Jan after that Amaya Beach hotel continuing stilling money from my card. On 12th of Jan 42 pounds was taken without any permission of mine... i wrote to the managers they promised to give money back! More than a month gone BUT i...

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Dear Anastasiya17, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Beach on Tripadvisor. We regret to learn of your negative experience and extend our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused. We have looked into the matter and rest assured there have been no dishonest intentions on the part of our...

Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Overall, our stay was an ok one and I was more thrilled because it was the first time I was taking my extended family of in-laws, etc.. out of Colombo, but the below incidents left a sour note on what I was hoping to be a good trip – Being a beachside hotel one would expect some variety of seafood...

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Dear Charmaine S, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Beach on Tripadvisor. We regret to learn that your time with us did not live up to your expectations nor the high level of service we strive to maintain for which we hope you will accept our sincere apologies....

Ratmalana, Sri Lanka
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This was our first visit to Passikudah. Since we entered the hotel it was truly a great experience. The best part of this hotel is the beach front. It was calm and nice. There is plenty of space in front of the hotel and the beach to relax. There is a nice pool including a small kids pool. Rooms are...

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Dear Crishantha, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and spas! Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful experience at Amaya Beach on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed a lovely stay with us and that all aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back to...

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Pasekudah being a fair distance away from Colombo took us about 6 hours driving there which was fine. The hotel is breathtakingly beautiful. We were there in the off season, the sea was still warm calm and swimmable. The beautiful private beach well kept and maintained as were the rooms which were large and comfortable the beds great the bathrooms...

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Dear Rozanne G, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback at Amaya Beach on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that many aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valuable feedback and comments regarding the food. All your comments have been duly noted and brought to the attention...

Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Overall good hotel with a sprawling layout. Spacious rooms with the usual amenities. Friendly staff who are always willing to help. The ocean is at the edge of the hotel garden... so, if you occupy the ground floor rooms, the ocean is right opposite. But expect alot of corals on the beach as it's surrounded by a coral reef... go...

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Dear Sakina K, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Beach on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed a comfortable stay with us and that all aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to the opportunity...

Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Family friendly hotel. Spacious rooms well equipped with modern amenities. A long stretch of beach and sea is easily accessible from all room locations. Restaurant with great seating arrangements and capacity. Very good breakfast buffet served free of charge.

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Dear Chamidissa, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Beach on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that all aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back to Amaya Resorts and Spas. Warmest Regards, Sheahana Wickramasinghe Customer Relationship...

Reviewed January 31, 2017

It was indeed a pleasure to have stayed in this hotel. The staff was very courteous and friendly, and the food was excellent. The hotel, itself is well maintained and our stay wass very comfortable. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who is interested in visiting Pasikuda.

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Dear Priyani J, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for this lovely review of Amaya Beach on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed a comfortable and memorable holiday with us. Thank you for your patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back to Amaya Resorts and Spas. Warmest Regards, Sheahana Wickramasinghe Customer Relationship Manager Amaya Resorts and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amaya Beach Passikudah Resort & Spa Sri Lanka is set next to the beach at Passikudah Bay, a long stretch of coastline renowned for its calm and shallow waters, ideal for swimming and water sports. Besides relaxing on the tranquil beach you will enjoy a wide range of facilities and activities including a large swimming pool, water sports and an award-winning spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amaya Beach

Address: | National Holiday Resort, Passikudah, Batticaloa 30000, Sri Lanka (Formerly Centara Passikudah Resort & Spa Srilanka)
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Batticaloa
Price Range: $77 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amaya Beach 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“I recommend a room at 1st or 2nd floor for better view.”
 of 5 bubbles Chamidissa, Feb 2, 2017 | Read review
“bottom rooms have great accessability to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles priyanij, Jan 31, 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor gives you the best view of the hotel and the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles jenyashcherbyna, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“rooms on 1st floor have nice views from balcony”
 of 5 bubbles ashrun_fernando, Jan 20, 2017 | Read review
“Get a rom with a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles pjwellington, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
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