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Amaya Beach Resort & Spa - Luxury holidays to Sri Lanka

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  • About this holiday

    Beside the curved shoreline of Passikudah Beach, the five-star Amaya Beach Resort & Spa is a luxury beach resort on Sri Lanka’s eastern coast. With two restaurants, a spa and water sports facilities, Amaya Beach Resort is an indulgent setting for luxury beach holidays in Sri Lanka.    

    The journey and how you get there


    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Sri Lankan London to Colombo return in economy, private transfers and bed and breakfast based on two people sharing a twin or double room.

    Holiday prices

    Sample price for a luxury holiday to Amaya Beach Resort & Spa is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room.
    From £1,190 for 7 nights
    The price displayed here is a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code


    Our opinion

    The Amaya Beach Resort is a luxurious five-star hotel which boasts a contemporary elegant style and excellent facilities.

    Hotel description

    Beside the curved shoreline of Passikudah Beach on Sri Lanka’s eastern coast, the five-star Amaya Beach Resort & Spa is a luxury resort in a glorious beachside setting. Perfect for families and couples looking for a laid back but stylish beach retreat, the hotel’s low-lying structure stretches along the shoreline behind a thin veil of luscious palms. The building strikes a leisurely balance between traditional Sri Lankan style and contemporary minimalism, with gently sloping orange rooftops and modern open-air lounges. In the main building, the contemporary elegance of the lobby waits to welcome you, decorated in neutral hues, modern artwork and oversized decorative features. Interiors are filled with an impression of space and light, as they flow seamlessly onto large verandas. Aqua Bar resides under the shade of a flat roof supported by endless columns; all clean lines and angular wicker furniture, this is a chic and sleek poolside venue for light bites. Views from here stretch from the large surface-level pool, across a sliver of manicured lawn and to the soft golden sands of Passikudah Beach. The nearby Reef Café is Amaya Beach Resort’s main restaurant, where breakfasts are accompanied by sunrise views, and evening meals of Sri Lankan fusion cuisine are infused with Thai and Mediterranean flavours. A second restaurant, Spice Market, serves Asian and Sri Lankan specialities. Luxurious accommodation is spread over 125 guestrooms and suites which hold a fresh design style and a balcony or terrace with views of street or ocean views. The Deluxe Family Residence is an excellent option for families, and children’s facilities include kids’ and teens’ clubs. Calm, shallow waters in the sheltered bay make for excellent snorkelling and diving conditions, while water sports such as kayaking and windsurfing are available at the hotel. There is also an indulgent spa where holistic and Ayurvedic treatments aim to calm and relax guests.


    On the beach beside Passikudah Bay

    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    Colombo International Airport, 166 miles

    Closest airport

    Colombo International Airport

    Room types

    Amaya Beach Resort & Spa offers 125 rooms and suites with air conditioning, LCD TV with satellite channels, tea and coffee facilities, in-room safe, hairdryer, IDD telephone, minibar, complimentary newspaper.
    Superior Room
    Deluxe Ocean View
    Premium Deluxe Ocean View
    Deluxe Suite Ocean View
    Deluxe Family Residence
    Deluxe Suite
    Premium Deluxe Spa Suite

    Hotel facilities and services

    Two restaurants, Bar, In-room dining, Outdoor swimming pool, Spa, Fitness centre, Tour information, 24-hour room service, Free WiFi, Babysitting service, Kids’ Club, Teen Club, Children’s pool, Medical services, Laundry.

    Water sports

    Beach activities, Windsurfing, Kayaking, Snorkelling, Diving.

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Beaches, coastal village of Kalkudah, Hindu temple and village market, canoe rides along the lagoon and mangroves, Polonnaruwa in cultural triangle.

    Sports nearby


    Children up to 12 years stay free of charge on bed and breakfast basis when sharing parents’ bedroom on existing bedding. Children aged 12-16 may stay at reduced rate on existing bedding. Kids’ Club Camp Safari available for 4-9 year olds and a teens’ club also available.

    Minimum stays

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