One of the most luxurious properties in Sri Lanka, Amanwella is set on a hillside overlooking the beach just outside Tangalle.
Six hours from Colombo airport and two and a half hours from Galle, it’s perfect for those looking for peace, privacy and escapism.
The 30 spacious suites at Amanwella are identical in layout and design. Choose from an Ocean View which are the row closest to the sea or Partial Ocean View which are behind the Ocean View suites. Each suite boasts a large bedroom with sitting area and equally large bathroom; an expansive balcony and small plunge pool. The suites are a TV free zone.
At the main area of the hotel is an infinity pool and sun terraces which overlook the beach and ocean, the main restaurant which serves mouth-watering cuisine, both International and Sri Lankan, and bar. A second restaurant (seasonal) is located on the beach amidst the coconut trees. Two of the suites have been converted into a spa offering reasonably priced treatments.
Yala National Park - where you may spot the illusive Sri Lankan leopard, and Udawalawe National Park - home to around 500 elephants, are both approximately 2 hours drive of Amanwella. The hotel can arrange safaris for wildlife lovers to both national parks.
Note: During the summer months it is not recommend to swim in the sea due to large waves and unpredictable tides.
Suites - offer a partial ocean view. Located on the row behind the Ocean Suites.
Ocean Suites - situated on the lower levels of the hill with uninterrupted views of the ocean and coconut groves. The balconies offer more privacy.
Amanwella is located 6 hours from Colombo airport and 2½ hours from Galle. It is an intimate property offering only 30 suites and ideal for a honeymoon because of the seclusion and privacy. It is situated overlooking the beach near to Tangalle.
The suites at Amanwella have floor-to-ceiling windows and a private courtyard and plunge pool. The bedroom has a living area, desk and personal bar. The bathroom has a tub and also, a shower whilst the terrace has two chairs and a double sun lounger. The Ocean View rooms boast the best views. Please note: the suites do not have televisions.
In the daytime, enjoy the swimming pool and dine at the Beach or Pool Club restaurants. The main restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating and features Asian and Mediterranean cuisine. There is also a lounge and bar where guests can enjoy great views and drinks and snacks as well as, cigars. Inside the Amanwella, there is a small library and also, a boutique with Sri Lankan items on offer. The beach is a crescent shape and snorkelling equipment is complimentary for guests to use. Take some time out of your honeymoon to enjoy the Spa at Amanwella where massages, traditional therapies and treatments are offered using natural Sri Lankan ingredients. Spa treatments can be offered in your room, in the garden or in the spa suite.
If you wish to take advantage of the surrounding area, whale watching is located 90 minutes away from Amanwella in Mirissa Harbour. Around 2 hours away from Amanwella excursions to; Yala National Park and Udawalawe National Park where Sri Lankan leopards and elephants respectively can be spotted, can be arranged.
Aman resorts also have a hotel in Galle – Amangalla. An excellent historic hotel, with fantastic rooms and a wonderful spa, Amangalla is ideal for those looking for a luxury base to explore the Galle area. A twin centre holiday combining both Aman properties is highly recommended.
Total Rooms: 30
First Transfer: 5hrs 30 min by car, 40 mins by seaplane taxi