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"Beautiful hotel, large clean room, lovely staff, great food, gorgeous surrounds! Absolutely could not fault it!! We will be back to stay again, had a ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 23 Nov 2018

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Valachchenai awaits you at Amaya Beach. You'll be 0.2 km (0.1 mi) from Pasikuda Beach and 21.3 km (13.2 mi) from Batticaloa Lagoon. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 3 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and a full-service spa.

LCD TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 125 individually decorated rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies, and coffee/tea makers. Dining in is an option with room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Premium bedding and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay. Free newspapers, free bottled water, and ceiling fans are also available.

A day of pampering at SPA Cenvaree can include deep-tissue massages, Thai massages, body scrubs, and body treatments along with access to the sauna. The buffet restaurant, Reef Cafe, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Honey Beach Club is the resort's own bar, serving drinks along with light fare. Spend the day at the beach and enjoy the onsite outdoor swimming pool, free kids' club, and fitness center. Business amenities include a conference center, a meeting room, and a business center. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a kids' swimming pool, and a coffee shop/café. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also free valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 30-minute drive of this 5-star Valachchenai resort include Kalkudah Beach and Saint Nicholas Church Chenkalady.

Superior Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$128* Per night/room 7 Aug. - 8 Aug.

Deluxe Family Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Amaya Beach ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Amaya Beach

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5 out of 5
Beautiful hotel, large clean room, lovely staff, great food, gorgeous surrounds! Absolutely could not fault it!! We will be back to stay again, had a brilliant time!

Posted by , from Melbourne on 23 Nov. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Nov. 2018 by deepika

Dear Toni, Ayubowan from Amaya This is an absolutely beautiful review . Thank you so much. It has been an honour hosting you. Warmest regards Deepika Dissanayke

5 out of 5

Enjoyable stay

Nice, clean hotel. Attentive staff, close to beach but used the pool a lot. Lot of shaded area under coconut trees to relax

Posted by , from Sydney on 15 Jan. 2017

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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. An 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: Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) (264.7 km / 164.5 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. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. 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)
  • LCD television
  • 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.

Spa Services

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

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. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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 may be 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.

  • Staffed front desk
  • Debit cards

Fees

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
  • Amaya Beach Resort
  • Amaya Beach Valachchenai
  • Amaya Beach Resort 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.
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