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Kumu Beach in Balapitiya is a newly built stylish 10-bedroom boutique hotel set in a spacious garden with 23-metre swimming pool bordering the beach. There are three room categories; Deluxe Ocean View Suites (4), Ocean View Bedrooms (4) and Kumu Bedrooms (2); all are light, spacious and contemporary in layout, and some open onto either private balconies or garden terraces. The hotel is broadly symmetrical and features a pair of elegantly appointed lounges, a long dining terrace, an indoor bar for wining and dining and a long timber sunbathing deck. Guests will enjoy and dine on a standout menu of international cuisine that champions seafood and local produce. The beach is a nesting ground for marine turtles, and nearby Ambalangoda the centre for southern crafts such as mask making. Other local experiences include river cruises up the Madu Ganga, water sports in Bentota and touring the glorious country estates of famously talented brothers, Geoffrey and Bevis Bawa.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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We spent 9 nights here and cannot find any fault with it. We stayed in one of the ocean view suites. It was clean,bright and very spacious with fantastic views over the unspoilt and deserted beach with the very relaxing sound of the surf breaking. It was one of the best rooms I
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We had four nights here at the end of a two week tour around Sri Lanka.This is a magnificent hotel in a wonderful location. There are ten rooms in all. There is an infinity pool in the lawn which backs onto the beach. The rooms are well appointed with plenty of storage space.
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Came to Kumu beach looking to recouperate and found the perfect spot. The property is beautiful and well looked after. Right on beach with an infinity pool for those that choose gentler swimming. The team were faultless and could not have done more to make our visit a delight.
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We had the pleasure of staying at Kumu Beach for 4 days of our honeymoon in Sri Lanka and it was absolute perfection. The attention to detail is stunning and the service is like nothing I’ve ever encountered before. They take so much care in everything they do, constantly
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Admittedly a great location before heading to the airport in Colombo or after arriving. The quality of the food is very good. Selection of food is also very good. There are no complaints about the room: Clean, nice layout and a lot of space. The reason why I'm taking off one
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"Ground floor rooms at the ends of the hotel"
"have a dip in the pool for views. get seafood for dinner."
"Our ground floor oceanview room was fantastic"
"Sea view room is a must"
"10 rooms - 8 of them all facing garden & incredible infinity pool over looking ocean. Can't go wrong with any of them"
$206 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceBalapitiya
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