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Overview
Palmyrah Avenue, Norochcholoai off Kalpitiya Road, Alankuda Beach 00300 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews bar reef sri lanka dolphin watching other guests private garden open air salt water pool outdoor shower his team food was great the general manager palm trees spinner dolphins special thanks recommend this place wilpattu national park laid back
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Swimming pool is stunning. Villa in the garden are charming. If you expect 5 star hotel don t stop there but if you want outdoor living with all the comfort here is the place. Staff is very friendly. Good choice is limited but restful and...More

Thank Cababa2010
Response from Suneth K, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded August 14, 2018

Dear Cababa, Wow! Thank you for your positive comments. I hope to welcome you back to Bar Reef in the near future. Kind regards, Suneth

Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We just ended our 4 day stay at the resort. They served great local food, but especially the accommodations, the pool area and the extremely service are exceptional. We enjoyed every minute of our stay, it was the perfect way to relax at the end...More

Thank Fien V
Response from Suneth K, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded August 14, 2018

Dear Fien, Thank you for the lovely review. Hope to see you again on your next visit to Sri Lanka. Kind regards, Suneth

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay, loving the salt water pool and the unusual features. My somewhat complaint was the lighting in the rooms which other guests have pointed out. It also should be insitu maintenance to regularly ensure the open air showers palm fencing is actually...More

Thank jacqueline w
Response from Suneth K, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded July 26, 2018

Dear Jacqueline, Thank you for your review. We will certainly look at the areas that you have mentioned and rectify them immediately. We hope that you will return to Bar Reef on your next visit to this part of the country. Kind regards, Suneth

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Together with my family, I wish to thank Suneth, Chamara and Chef Ajith for the wonderful hospitality during our recent stay at Bar Reef. We had a wonderful peaceful holiday during the off season and the resort should be promoted as an off season place...More

Thank rizmyr2018
Response from Suneth K, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded July 10, 2018

Dear Rizmy, Thank you for your kind words. Hope to see you again in the near future! Kind regards, Suneth

Reviewed July 1, 2018

Loved the funky nature of the place. Outdoor shower reminiscent of African travels. Cooling breezes and relaxed nature of the place made it a great place to stay. Right on the beach with no immediate neighboring properties made it feel like a private paradise. Note...More

Thank Geoblask
Response from Suneth K, General Manager at Bar Reef ResortResponded July 2, 2018

Dear Geo, Glad you enjoyed your stay with us! I will convey the positive feedback to the staff. Thanks and hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, Suneth

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Description
In Sri Lanka, on the Alankuda Beach in Kalpitiya just two hours from the airport is Bar Reef Resort. Bar Reef is aptly named after possibly Sri Lanka's finest coral reef. A secluded eco resort on the beach well More known for its activities and excursions such as Dolphin watching, Wilpattu National Park, Kite Surfing, Bird Watching etc. An eco retreat, it offers its guests a taste of Sri Lanka in a unique tailor made tropical holiday experience. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
$112 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bar Reef Hotel Kalpitiya
Location
Sri Lanka > North Western Province > Alankuda Beach
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
18
Price range
$112 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bar Reef Hotel Kalpitiya
Location
Sri Lanka > North Western Province > Alankuda Beach
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Traveler (357)
Pool & Beach (97)
Room & Suite (75)
Dining (19)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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arvind3k
November 13, 2017|
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Response from Suneth K | Property representative |
Greetings from the Bar Reef Resort! We shall definitely take care of this request for you. Prabhath Wedakara General Manager
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Reka_Halasz_TBL
April 28, 2017|
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Response from andrea n | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You don't have to be concerned about the issue; it's not cold- the water gets warm while in the pipes so you can take a normal shower. and it's an answer from an"always freezing person" so it'll be ok. there's no hot... More
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Reka_Halasz_TBL
April 28, 2017|
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Response from MatajiReading | Reviewed this property |
As the weather is warm/hot, the water is never cold, but very pleasant to have the shower cascading down on you and refreshing you.
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Room Tips
"Either ocean or garden villa would be great."
Geoblask
Jul 1, 2018
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"Beach Cabana was great for quick access to the pool area"
PerkyC
Apr 16, 2018
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"rooms nearest the sea and the pool are good."
gillieg473
Mar 8, 2018
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"All guests are accommodated in large or small cabines which I suspect are all very similar"
BenjaminHargreaves
Feb 26, 2018
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