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Tangalle, Sri Lanka

Amanwella: Swimming Pool

Amanwella: Swimming Pool

Amanwella: Swimming Pool Amanwella: Beach Amanwella: Lounge Amanwella: Spa Treatment Room Amanwella: Ocean Suite Terrace Amanwella: Suite
Amanwella: Suite Courtyard Amanwella: Suite Amanwella: The Restaurant Terrace Amanwella: The Restaurant Amanwella: Beach Club
Prices are available upon request. Prices are for guidance only. They are subject to availability, change and the current exchange rate. You will be advised of the price of the holiday that you wish to book before your contract is confirmed.


Amanwella is Amanresorts’ contemporary beachfront hideaway, located in a striking setting. An oasis of serenity, guests can unwind while enjoying the rich coastal and tropical surroundings, while the resort serves as an excellent vantage point from which to witness some of nature’s finest events, including giant turtles laying their eggs on nearby beaches. Guest suites are mainly located on the hillside and each one features a soothing neutral colour palette and a combined sleeping and living room with a king-size bed. The guest suites open up to a private courtyard with plunge pool and a spacious terrace, which allow the indoors and outdoors to merge for sumptuous alfresco living.**Please note that Amanwella is closing for refurbishment during 1 May - 30 June 17** 

  • Type:Boutique Hotel
  • Summary:A contemporary, serene and stylish beach retreat
  • Feature:The perfect place to unwind and do as little as possible
  • Rooms:30 suites
  • Location:Tangalle , Sri Lanka
  • Nearest airport:Colombo International Airport
Amanwella Exterior
Location and transfer

4 hours from Colombo International Airport by private car transfer or just over one hour by helicopter transfer.


All suites feature air-conditioning, a mini-bar and a plunge pool, with maid service offered as and when required.

  • Room View: Coconut grove and ocean views
  • Facilities: Floor-to-ceiling glass and latticed panels form two sides of the dwelling – one opening onto a private walled-in entry courtyard and plunge pool, with the terrace side opposite, affording open views.
Ocean Suite:+
  • Room View: Beach views
  • Facilities: Ocean Suites are situated on the lower levels of the hill. Most are freestanding; there are four sets of suites that share a connecting door on the terrace, ideal for families.

The Restaurant:+
  • Cuisine: Asian and Mediterranean cuisine
  • Setting: Perched eight metres above sea level, The Restaurant offers stunning views across the pool towards the coconut grove and beach.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: No
Lounge and Bar :+
  • Cuisine: Snacks
  • Setting: Adjacent to The Restaurant, the Lounge and Bar also enjoys panoramic views.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: No
The Pool Terrace:+
  • Cuisine: International cuisine
  • Setting: The Pool Terrace offers simple lunches, antipasti and homestyle cooking in the evening.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: No
Property Highlights:+
Spa & Wellness

Enjoy Amanwella's impressive spa menu, comprising massage, facials and various body treatments, in the privacy of your own suite or in a desirable garden location, such as the tropical coconut groves. Complement your spa experience with a glass of fresh coconut juice or, for those who are easily tempted, a flute of crisp Champagne.

This is an independent review written by LuxuryBARED. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Elegant Resorts.



Unless you have been to Sri Lanka, it’s possible you won’t have heard of the modernist architectural movement that took place here in the 20th century, or of its most famous figurehead, the late Geoffrey Bawa. Bawa had a huge impact on building design, evident here at Amanwella in so many ways. The setting over the stunning, palm-fringed, golden bay is undeniably breathtaking and the design is unapologetically modern. Personally, I think the statement works beautifully, especially given the other Bawa projects in the area, which gives Amanwella a context, but some guests find it stark and lacking the soft touch one may expect from a beach resort. The footprint of the hotel is generous and the various villas and common areas are very well spaced out, so much so that every suite has a view. The design, both of the exteriors and interiors throughout the property, is unashamedly modern, with the use of elegant dark beams and columns, local and aged terracotta ties, and huge glass doors and windows that remain open during inclement weather. The effect of such clean lines is to frame the natural views and bring the outside indoors. There are few prettier bays along the Sri Lankan coast, but in common with most others, it’s not advisable to swim here unless you are a very strong swimmer. The currents can be very strong and the waves pretty large. Compensation, however, comes in the form of an enormous lap pool.


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