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80.0% Based on 848 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

Hotel Description

5-star beachfront resort near Pasikuda Beach

On the beach

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Pasikuda Beach and 16 miles (25 km) of Batticaloa Lagoon.

Poolside dining

A full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free resort. There's fun for all ages with a free kid's club and a children's pool, and barbecue grills are available on site. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like valet parking and WiFi in public areas.

Free WiFi, balconies

The 125 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and minibars. Other amenities include balconies, satellite TV, and room service.

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$60* Per night/room Sep 1 - Sep 2

Premium Deluxe Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Executive Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Family Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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Property Features

Amaya Beach offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. A children's pool, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Amaya Beach. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is available for a fee. Free self parking and valet parking are available. This 5-star Valachchenai resort is smoke free.

  • 125 guestrooms or units
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's club (free)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) (264.8 km / 164.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Amaya Beach offers 125 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Premium satellite television is provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Valachchenai resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Reef Cafe - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Honey Beach Club - This poolside bar serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Spice Market - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Playground on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, SPA Cenvaree. Services include deep-tissue massages, Thai massages, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 2:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport shuttle service is available on request from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Guests arriving after 2:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 100
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 70 (from 4 to 12 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 20 for adults, USD 5 and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 170 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 170 (one-way), (from 8 to 12 years old)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between 6:30 AM and midnight (amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Centara Passikudah Resort Sri Lanka
  • Centara Passikudah Resort Sri Lanka Kalkudah
  • Centara Passikudah Sri Lanka
  • Centara Passikudah Sri Lanka Kalkudah
  • Amaya Beach Hotel Kalkudah
  • Amaya Beach Hotel
  • Amaya Beach Kalkudah
  • Amaya Beach
  • Amaya Beach Sri Lanka/Kalkudah
  • Amaya Beach Resort Valachchenai
  • Amaya Beach Valachchenai

You should know

  • Amaya Beach offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Promotions

Free Late Check-Out

Book a stay in a rate plan displaying the "Free late check-out (2 hour extension)" tag for travel June 9, 2018 - December 31, 2019 and receive free late check-out (subject to availability). Blackout dates include December 24 and 31, 2018, and December 24 and 31, 2019.

Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.