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Maalu Maalu Resort & SPa

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  • About this holiday

    The Maalu Maalu Resort is recommended for its blend of authentic Sri Lankan design and contemporary style. Based around the concept of a traditional fishing village, the resort offers a relaxing ambience that is in harmony with the natural surroundings. Unwind by the large pool or on the golden sand beach or perhaps try one of the water sports offered at the hotel such as snorkelling or canoeing. An excellent choice for a long holiday to Sri Lanka or as part of one of our touring itineraries.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Sri Lankan or British Airways London to Colombo return in economy, private car transfers, bed and breakfast based on two people sharing a double or twin room. Half board and full board are offered at a supplement.

    Holiday prices

    Sample price is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room.
    From £1,560 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

    EXH1183

    Our opinion

    A relaxing place to stay in a beautiful and secluded part of the island

    Hotel description

    Built on the concept of a traditional Sri Lankan fishing village, or ‘Waadiya’ as it is locally termed, the architecture of Maalu Maalu Resort has been inspired by the wood-cladded dwellings of a typical fisherman’s hut. This is the first eco-friendly and family oriented beach resort that has been exclusively designed to comply with green building guidelines. The chalets and adjoining public areas seamlessly blend with the surrounding environment. Each chalet, with its cadjan roof, elegantly highlights indigenous Sri Lankan culture and tastefully combines the old and the new. Authentic Sri Lankan furnishings add an artistic touch and all have magnificent views of the beach and ocean. The suites are built in a cluster of four and each cluster shares a pool and steam room. Each suite comes with a Jacuzzi, private dining deck and butler service. The Karadiya Restaurant and Coffee Shop offers a selection of Sri Lankan and international cuisine with a superb view of the beach. For a more unique experience, enjoy your dinner at the Ruwala poolside restaurant, resembling two traditional fishing boats. Days can be spent snorkelling or diving the coral reef, canoeing through the mangroves or windsurfing. The ocean is calm for swimming from March to October. More relaxing options include lazing by the infinity pool or rejuvenating in the Ayur Vie Spa with traditional Ayurvedic treatments.

    Location

    Passikudah Bay

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    Distance from airport

    Closest airport

    About 6 hours from Colombo

    Room types

    Number of rooms: 40 chalets and suites. All rooms have a rain shower and WC, LCD Satellite TV, air-conditioning, fan, mini bar, safe, tea and coffee making facilities.
    Deluxe Chalet
    Deluxe Chalet with attic (ideal for families)
    Ocean Suite with a private dining deck, Jacuzzi and butler service and shared pool and steam room
    Panoramic Suite with attic with a private dining deck, Jacuzzi and butler service and shared pool and steam room

    Hotel facilities and services

    2 restaurants, 2 bars, nightclub, spa, swimming pool, gym, water sports.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Beaches, coastal villages of Kalkudah and Passikudah, Hindu temple and village market, canoe rides along the lagoon and mangroves, Polonnaruwa in the Cultural Triangle.

    Sports nearby

    Surfing, snorkelling, boat trips.

    Children

    Minimum stays

    Other information

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