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Places to stay in Kalmunai

Places to stay in Kalmunai
Set on the East coast of Sri Lanka & conveniently located 1.5 hours from both Arugam Bay & Passikkudah, Maruthamunai is a quaint seaside village. Our village welcomes visitors with open arms, but also sees very few tourists, so those that do come are treated to an authentic & eye opening experience. - Milk Tea, Plain tea & Coffee 🍵 ☕️ - Hand-weaving - Beach Explorations 🏖 🏝 - Sunrise 🌅 - Fishing 🎣 - Home cooking class 🥘 🍳 - Snorkelling 🤿 - Hand-made snacks 🍟 factories etc.
We are known for a unique dish made from casava with spices & a drink called Sarbath, that’s entertaining to watch being made. - Plain tea or milk tea? ☕️ 🍵 This is a question you will be asked many times each day and depending on your choice, a delicious cup of sweet tea with ginger and cardamom, with or without milk, will be passed to you with love. This is the way of our community, we come together over food and drink. Sitting together on colorful mats, the women of the home chop and mix ingredients bought daily at the market and cook delicious coconut curries and fresh fish, all with spices that warm the soul. You will be included in the daily shopping and will get the chance to learn how to make some of our local specialties. We are known for a unique dish made from casava with spices and a drink called Sarbath, that’s entertaining to watch being made. - A history of hand-weaving Walking the narrow streets of Maruthamanai, the rhythmic beat of looms hard at work serve as the soundtrack for our village. Like the threads in our fabrics, our textiles weave together the community, which require many steps and hands during their creation. From home to home and factory to store, each beautiful, hand-made piece could not be completed without the attention and energy of our talented community. Coming here, you will be presented with the unique opportunity to watch this process and meet the people who have been doing this work for generations. - Beach Explorations 🏝 🏖 While the larger waves here make swimming a challenge, Maruthamanai is an ideal base to explore some well known areas North and South of our village, such as Arugam Bay, Trincomalee, and Pasikuda. These can be reached in 1-2 hours from our town. - Beautiful Sunrise by the sea 🌅 We are in the east cost. It's east where the sun always waking up from. You will enjoy a breathtaking sunrise by the sea. You can climb up on the Tsunami victims memorial tower and see the sunrise by the sea while you are hearing the calm waves. A must try life time experience. - Fishing 🎣 🐠 Our village has many fishing collectives and we recommend spending some time watching the fisherman bring in their nets. They always love help and its great fun joining in the process of pulling in the daily catch. They may even thank you with a few fish to take home! - Sri Lankan home cooking class 🥘 🍳 You just buy the ingredients we say and learn how to cook them in Sri Lanka style together with us. That includes string hopper, Pittu, dosa, rice and curry, fish dishes, meat dishes, chicken dishes and vey famous biriyani. - Hand-made snacks 🍟 factories There are some small family driven snack factories in the village where you can enjoy how the families are making snacks and chips using bananas, flour, cassava, bean and nuts, etc.. - Snorkeling 🤿 Kayankerni Coral Reef can be reached within 2 hours of driving where the ocean with little colour fishes.. 1km from the coast.. the main part of the reef is roughly 2.5 km in length. 207 species of fish observed up to date. - And, Arugam bay, Pasikkudah and pigeon island / Trincomalee
Beach is just within 300 meters. Fish market can be reached within 5 minutes. (by walking) Super market can be reached within 5 minutes. (by walking) Main road is just 2 minutes away (by walking) Bicycle is available for rent. Motorbike is available for rent. Car is available with the driver only because Sri Lankan insurance companies won't consider the claim if the vehicle is driven by a non-srilankan Bar is located 2 km away from the home.
Room Type

Private room


Property Type

House


Accommodates

2


Bedrooms

1

Maruthamunai, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to look at my property. This accommodation is part of Riviera Resort a family run 2nd generation resort. I live in the property and will be glad to assist you. We have around 30 staff and reception desk to welcome you on arrival. While you are at my resort you will have access to all the resort’s facilities and activities such as the restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, bicycle & kayaks to hire. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon.
Welcome to Riviera , an idyllic, eco-friendly family-run guest house in Batticaloa, on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. The Resort was established in 1981 and borne out of the desire to preserve nature and share our picturesque corner of Sri Lanka with guests from all over the world. Riviera Resort, which is within the city limits, has been a labour of love. It started off as a comfortable family villa and the accommodation has been added to over the years with chalets and simple cabanas. The resort has fifteen double and single air-conditioned and non air-conditioned rooms. It offers a modest reception hall, with a lagoon front seating area, which is ideal for open air meetings and garden parties. Location Unmatched A scenic panorama of lagoon, sea, historic Dutch fortress and the famous Kallady bridge. A treat for artists and nature lovers alike, with picture perfect sunsets. Within earshot of the famed music of the singing fish, audible during full moon days. Secluded beach is just within a 10 minute walk. 1½ km from the town, 0.5km from the eastern railway terminal station. It just take $2 -3 for a tuk tuk ride to take you to Riviera Resort. The resort has a 3 in 1 panorama of land, sky and water. The resort with 0.5 hectares of land has a parkland setting with a rich biodiversity of flowering plants & local vegetation. The sky is filled with numerous species of land based and aquatic birds, and butterflies adding a rich kaleidoscope of colour. The lagoon and adjoining sea offer a wide variety of seafood including fish, prawns, crab and cuttlefish. Riviera Resort offers stunning views of the lagoon, which is an unparalleled beauty. The lagoon is navigable almost up to 45 – 50 km inland and it is dotted with many islets, many of which serve as verdant bird sanctuaries. Fishing in small canoes is an age old tradition by local fishermen. Mechanized boat and canoe rides are common. In addition, activities including rowing, angling and birdwatching can be enjoyed during your stay at Riviera Resort. At out resort you will be able to see our biogas plant, charcoal making and preparation of biochar for our organic garden. 95% of the electricity is produce using solar energy. All these Eco-friendly approach helps you to reduce your carbon footprint and the adverse effect to GHG
Riviera Resort is in the small town called Kallady which is sandwiched between the Batticaloa lagoon and the the popular Kallady Beach which is a 10 minutes walk from my resort. There are small shops to buy the essentials but the Batticaloa town center is only 2 km away.
  • This is a really delightful place to stay, the cabin is wonderful with colonial style furnishings yet spotlessly clean. The staff are all wonderfully helpful, the site is full of interesting plants and animals, including a nesting pair of white sea eagles. the beach is a short walk away and there is a swimming pool. Walking distance to the town and station and the site is quiet. I loved it!

    James Ian2020-01-10T00:00:00Z
  • We did not stay long since it was just a stopover before going to Trincomalee, but we were pleasantly surprised by this place: The cabin was great, very nice! The pool was not out of order with the heat (we were coming from the mountains!) However there were some very noisy customers in the pool :( The dinner was pretty good! We did not have time to cycle around, but the hotel rents bicycles and makes plans available.

    Héloise2019-07-14T00:00:00Z
  • The cabana is great, the pool is wonderful, the environment is too, and the staff IS really nice :) thank you for the stay

    Sacha2019-07-10T00:00:00Z
  • easy going, spread out, clean pool and rooms. great staff!

    Mike2019-05-12T00:00:00Z
  • The complex is on the other side of the city center on the left side of the Kallady Bridge. As next to the rented by us "Wooden Cabana" took place at short notice construction work was unsolicited immediately upon arrival a 25 m2 apartment offered as a free upgrade. Excellent facilities, very quiet. The entire staff always very friendly, helpful and accommodating. The typical kitchen cheap and very tasty. The lodging is highly recommended, we would definitely come back.

    Georg2019-03-25T00:00:00Z
  • Riviera resort is conveniently located along the lagoon. While relatively close to the city centre, it is a very peaceful place. The beach is only a 10 minute walk from the resort. The food is amazing, everything is locally sourced (often from their own veggie garden) and freshly prepared. Staff is very friendly and the large pool is a nice refreshing bonus!

    Roel2019-01-08T00:00:00Z
  • The wooden cabana is fantastic. Nestled in beautiful surroundings, clean and comfortable room and bed. So close to the lagoon size swimming pool and delicious restaurant. Bicycles for rent on site. Everything you need provided. Amazing stay!!

    Tamsin2018-09-10T00:00:00Z
  • We really enjoyed our stay at the Riveria Resort. The pool is amazing and we recommend eating in the restaurant. We hired bikes to discover the temples in Batticaloa and could even spot a crocodile in the lagoon. The resort is a nice and calm place to relax.

    Lydia2018-08-06T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Nature lodge


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kallady, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    The ambience of Soul Connection is so soothing and this is a stress free area
    My place is just 5 minutes from the Beach and 10 minutes from the Batticaloa Lagoon. There is a beautiful Pine Forest close by for them to take walk in.
    Beautiful and quiet. Virgin beaches.
  • I had a very nice stay at Soul’s place. Nice hut in a beautiful area very good welcoming from Manoj, nice talks with him, quite nobody out of season on the huge beach, nice weather, good swimming, I enjoyed my stay in Batticalao and I recommend the place.

    Yvon2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Very Nice place ! Good vibes, good music, beach, sun and stars ... what else!

    Cloé2019-11-20T00:00:00Z
  • Nice place to stay.

    Ruslan2019-09-02T00:00:00Z
  • Once you arrive you will feel the peaceful and honest vibes of this place. It’s just overwhelming!! Nothing that we can put into words, you have to explore and experience that energy. Manoj is probably on of the wisest person we have met so far in our lives. We had beautiful and deep talks about Mother Nature and harmony. We felt energized and full of good power. He made us feel home from the very first moment. Don’t go there if you expect luxury rooms, windows to close or AC! It’s real nature and you‘ll be part of it! Go there and thank us later

    Lukas2018-08-12T00:00:00Z
  • Super cool host and everything designed with a lot of detail. Much better than the photos, definitely recommended if you want a relaxed and nice place to stay. Not super clean but acceptable.

    Claudia2018-08-07T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    1


    Bedrooms

    1

    Batticaloa, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Stress free. ...5min to the beach and 5min to the lagoon. ....
  • Soul is a lovely person! He is very interested in having good conversations about important topics and wants you to have a relaxed and stress-free time at his place and it definitely worked out! We totally recommend to pay him a visit 🌞

    Johanna2019-09-10T00:00:00Z
  • The accommodation is highly recommended for anyone who likes outdoors, just want to relax or simply enjoy life! The place is heavenly, music is playing in the background, the beach is less than 5 minutes away and in the low season there is no soul but a few fishermen! The communication with the host goes smoothly and he has some small tips on what to do :)

    Felix2019-09-08T00:00:00Z
  • If you’re traveling around Sri Lanka and need a little quiet break away from the hot tourist spots then this is your place. Manou is a gem of local knowledge. I’d recommend getting him to take you out to get local food or for him to make a curry. It was an amazing time that I needed to reflect and reconnect. The beach is also beautiful and tuks are on hand if you’d like to go into town. Personally I fell in love with the hammock and the company!

    Harry2019-08-12T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice and quiet place. Nice bed in a very cozy bungalow. The owner helps you with everything and can cook very well 😊

    Jelle2019-04-22T00:00:00Z
  • Soul Space is the perfect place to spend a few days completely chilling out in the beautiful space that Manoj has created. His home is right beside an amazing beach and there are great spots on the penninsula for both sunrise and sunset. Manoj is a kind hearted and generous guy, with lots of great local tips. He sorted very tasty food and provided excellent conversation throughout my stay. I would highly recommend spending a few days in soul space ❤

    Lucy2019-04-10T00:00:00Z
  • If you are a traveler with a free spirit, and and open mind, Soul Connection is a must. Simple in creature comforts, but huge on good vibes and creativity. Manoj, your host, is a national treasure. He speaks perfect English, is deep and insightful, calm, and helpful. The Best! The area has little tourist distractions. So enjoy the good swimming, the awesome vibes, and the stimulating conversations. And just chill out.

    Dale2019-03-26T00:00:00Z
  • We loved our stay at Soul Connection - met the most wonderful people and had great conversations! We also really enjoyed the beach and the great atmosphere over there! Would always come back!

    Kira2019-03-14T00:00:00Z
  • Great host, good vibes, super close to the lonely beach, we wanted to stay 2 nights but have extended for 2 weeks ... that says it all

    Rebekka2019-03-12T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Hut


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Batticaloa, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

  • This is very nice accommodation, on the edge of Batticaloa. We did walk in and out, but there are plenty of buses for exploring. The family are very welcoming and will give you lots of local information. Conversation is easy as the family speak very good English. We can recommend this homestay.

    Gillian2020-01-17T00:00:00Z
  • This placs is located just very near the town proper. Its small separated boongalo style building with attaced bathroom near the owners house itself. Evthing is tidy and clean. If you dont have youown transport you wouild need to hope on a buto get to town (around 2-3 km). I would recomendthis place for a budget tourists.

    Khatkevich2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • From a pick up from the bus stop, to a guided tour around the city and an amazing local breakfast... our stay with this family was a highlight of our trip! They really went out of their way to ensure we had a fantastic time. 100% recommend if you’re after an authentic, local experience.

    Grace2019-07-12T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great time in Batticaloa. If you wanna spend time with a local family, it is the place to be. Breakfast is great, and they took us to many places (temples, forest, beach) for free.

    Elisa2019-07-09T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Batticaloa, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Two bedroom house Fully furnished house with self catering facility.walking distance from the Navalady beach. Ideal place to hide from the crowed noisy town. Fishing , Boat Safari,swimming,cycling
  • It’s like another world!

    Michelle2018-07-13T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful detached house in a quiet area inhabited by local people. Suitable for those who love to get away from the mass. The prophets have a structure with rooms for rent near the house so they are always available and unavailable for any need

    Martino Falcinelli2017-08-22T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice place, the beach was deserted, the person who greeted us was very attentive. A restaurant next door offers delicious cuisine. Very nice stay

    Cati2017-08-15T00:00:00Z
  • The Beach Villa is a cosy and friendly place, providing a unique flair. Small restaurants nearby provide delicious, local food for a perfect Day at the hughe and calm beach. The hosts are very friendly, caring and helpful. The nature at the lagoon and around Batticaloa (including wild elephants at the road A2 and maduro national park) is awesome. Pasekuda provides a nearby possibility for snorkeling....we had a great time...

    Martin2017-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • Five star rating from us. Child friendly, but definatley a self catering location (a cook could be arranged) Children basically lived in the sea, snorkeled at the deep sea dive resort around the corner(reasonably priced): you can also order food there. The house is very well equipped and spotlessly clean and the owners are always about, but totally unobtrusive and helped us to arrange transport and to get food delivered. Fantastic value for money, a very calm atmosphere and if you like empty golden beaches and a relaxed break full of real Eastern Sri Lanka beauty, one hundred times nicer than Pasikudah, then this is the place. Hope to make it back soon. Nandri akka (actually tangachi !)

    Fergus2017-07-15T00:00:00Z
  • Massive villa just a few metres from the sea. We really enjoyed our staying here. We highly recomend this place! Thank you for everything.

    Petr2016-11-20T00:00:00Z
  • The Beach house is a real pearl with its lovely sandy palm garden and quite location really close to the wounderful and deserted beach. The house is well maintained and really functional with a well equiped kitchen. The kind host couple is most helpfull, and made us feel really welcome. They had even bought water and snacks for us at arrival and asked a tuc tuc driver to be ready to pick us up whenever we wanted to go to town. They also arranged a private driver with a van for our further trip to Kandy. We would love to come back to Sri Lanka for a stay in the Beach House.

    Tue2015-07-11T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Villa


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Batticaloa, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    villa is situated in a fishing village called Navalady, few kilo meters from the heart of Batticaloa town. walking distance from the Navalady deserted beach.Ideal place for couples.Double bed room with attached bathroom. In door and out door dinning
    large garden ,shady of coconut trees & chirping of birds . Out door dinning facilities and BBQ facility & seating facility & a shared kitchen
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Batticaloa, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    This room is sandwiched between the pump-house and the water tank. It is a spacious room for a single person. It has an attached bathroom and a private balcony.
    Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to look at my property. This accommodation is a single first floor room which is part of Riviera Resort a family run 2nd generation resort. I live in the property and will be glad to assist you. We have around 30 staff and reception desk to welcome you on arrival. While you are at my resort you will have access to all the resort’s facilities and activities such as restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, bicycle & kayaks to hire. Welcome to Riviera , an idyllic, eco-friendly family-run guest house in Batticaloa, on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. The Resort was established in 1981 and borne out of the desire to preserve nature and share our picturesque corner of Sri Lanka with guests from all over the world. Riviera Resort, which is within the city limits, has been a labour of love. It started off as a comfortable family villa and the accommodation has been added to over the years with chalets and simple cabanas. The resort has fifteen double and single air-conditioned and non air-conditioned rooms. It offers a modest reception hall, with a lagoon front seating area, which is ideal for open air meetings and garden parties. Location Unmatched A scenic panorama of lagoon, sea, historic Dutch fortress and the famous Kallady bridge. A treat for artists and nature lovers alike, with picture perfect sunsets. Within earshot of the famed music of the singing fish, audible during full moon days. Secluded beach is just within a 10 minute walk. 1½ km from the town, 0.5km from the eastern railway terminal station. It just take $2 -3 for a tuk tuk ride to take you to Riviera Resort. The resort has a 3 in 1 panorama of land, sky and water. The resort with 0.5 hectares of land has a parkland setting with a rich biodiversity of flowering plants & local vegetation. The sky is filled with numerous species of land based and aquatic birds, and butterflies adding a rich kaleidoscope of colour. The lagoon and adjoining sea offer a wide variety of seafood including fish, prawns, crab and cuttlefish. Riviera Resort offers stunning views of the lagoon, which is an unparalleled beauty. The lagoon is navigable almost up to 45 – 50 km inland and it is dotted with many islets, many of which serve as verdant bird sanctuaries. Fishing in small canoes is an age old tradition by local fishermen. Mechanized boat and canoe rides are common. In addition, activities including rowing, angling and birdwatching can be enjoyed during your stay at Riviera Resort. At out resort you will be able to see our biogas plant, charcoal making and preparation of biochar for our organic garden. We have a reception desk to welcome you on your arrival. Once you are here you can use our complimentary city map to explore the Town and it’s attraction. The map has lot of information and indicates popular cycling and kayaking routes. You can also take a boat trip along the lagoon or hire scooters to explore Batticaloa at your own pace.
    Riviera Resort is in the small town called Kallady which is sandwiched between the Batticaloa lagoon and the the popular Kallady Beach which is a 10 minutes walk from my resort. There are small shops to buy the essentials but the Batticaloa town center is only 2 km away.
  • Sublime place, the park and the pool are beautiful, I highly recommend.

    Marine2019-07-28T00:00:00Z
  • I think I saw more birds and butterflies in the Riviera gardens than I have seen in the rest of Sri Lanka put together; and all from my sun-bed by the pool!

    Glyn2018-03-21T00:00:00Z
  • Riviera is really the right plan to have access to a great pool for cheap. The rooms are very decent, and the hospitality worthy of a hotel. The only "negative" point is the restoration part. We almost never paid the price posted on their very (too) large menu card, and despite reservations to eat at that time, there was still 20 minutes late. The prices for meals were also higher than in most of the hosts we stayed in. All in all a great value for the room / pool. Less good for the catering part. But we recommend this address!

    Julien2017-06-21T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Nature lodge


    Accommodates

    1


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kallady, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

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    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Villa


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Ampara, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    On stilts open cabana situated on the beach with a 180° ocean view. Located in front of Lighthouse surf point, if you're looking for a peaceful and quiet atmosphere, this is the place for it in Sri lanka. They are seven simple and beautiful cabanas in the middle of a lush garden with flowers, fruits, exotic trees and wildlife animals, 18km north of Arugam Bay. The cabanas are powered with solar energy. The Hilltop restaurant is offering delicious and quality food all day long.
    Be mindful that the place is really remote and also energetically self suffisient, we use water for an underground well and solar panels to provide electicity. This doesn't allow us to provide fans or plugs in the cabanas but only a small solar system for the lightening. However the restaurant /reception are fully powered. From there you can charge your electronic devices and use Wi-Fi.
  • Ultimate place to relax and unwind. The staff were very friendly and approachable. Communal dinners were delicious a great way to get to know the other guests. Note to take your own beers with you as alcohol is not avialable for purchase. A bit off the beaten track so best to get a Tok Tok in. Will definitely return again.

    Sam2017-09-03T00:00:00Z
  • A non surfing family of 4 absolutely loved this place. We now have 2 teenagers who want to surf (and eat delicious pancakes!) - a lovely atmosphere thank you very much. Back with some new skills in a couple of years.

    Sally2017-08-07T00:00:00Z
  • Great stay in the cabana Big open view !! Wake up with the sound of the waves and the sun! Quiet beach away from tourists with surf spot! Our French hosts are very friendly and available! Thanks again! We highly recommend!

    Romain2017-07-24T00:00:00Z
  • we had the cabana on stilts right infront of the property with a perfect view on the surf break. the moment in the morning when the sun rises is indescribable beautiful. we'll come again!

    Jessica & Renato2017-06-26T00:00:00Z
  • nice place, in the middle of nature and the view out of the cabana is great!!! the food dilani offers is nice.

    Jill2016-09-03T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Treehouse


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Komari, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    The villa is adapted for relaxation. There are hammocks available in the nearly 1100 square metre garden, as well as seating both indoors and outdoors and a large dining table located in the garden. The Batticaloa Lagoon is at the end of the garden. We speak English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Tamil and Sinhalese.
    This villa is a two bedroom holiday villa in the fishing village of Navalady, located across the lagoon from the city of Batticaloa. All rooms are equipped with a mosquito curtains and roof fans, in order to ensure the comfort of all guests. Along with this, there is a well-furnished living room downstairs, as well as a bathroom with special inside and outside shower. Additionally, a veranda with Maldives beach sand and spacious comforting chairs in typical Sri Lankan style offers our guests to discover the way real Sri Lankan fisherman are relaxing. Finally, the newly built extraordinary dining and kitchen area is an open space, where you can cook, grill or fry fresh vegetables, seafood or fish. This house is located in a fishing village. Hence, fisherman boats are landing on a regular basis at the island, with freshly caught fish and seafood. You can use the opportunity and buy it for a bargain price directly of the fisherman in order to cook it at your own kitchen.
    We offer an exclusive escape from the outside world located in an idyllic location. Relax with a Yoga expert, take a dip in the peaceful lagoon, cycle in the country, snorkel around coral reefs and enjoy delicious local cuisine from the nearby village and feel totally rejuvenated by the end of your stay. Further information, photos, videos, etc. can be found on our information page, which is available upon request.
  • This place is not to be missed! We enjoyed our 10 day stay immensely. The welcome we got upon arrival was very nice. It was clear they wanted us to be comfortable and informed about the property. The house is comfortable and the garden was very relaxing to spend time in. The outdoor kitchen was so much fun to cook in and the kitchen table out there was perfect for morning coffee and meals. This is a very quiet place right on the lagoon and you will see beautiful sunsets from the garden. Just a 5 minute walk in the other direction and there is a stunning and quiet beach. The house does not have air conditioning but there are several fans to keep you cool. We appreciated the quiet area and privacy of the property. Truly a great place to spend time near Batticaloa (15 minute scooter journey away). We cannot wait to return!

    Rachel2018-09-07T00:00:00Z
  • Great option in the east of the island. Friendly host, explained where there is a number. A great ocean from the south, no soul, a free wild beach! An unusual house for people without special requests. Excellent value for money! I recommend!

    Dmitry2017-11-16T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay at Sri Lanka Holiday was great! We relaxed a lot and enjoyed the nice garden and the beach. We loved driving around with the bikes and also the food in the nearby restaurants. Sugath, the gardener and our Tuktuk driver were really friendly and helped us when we needed something. We really can recommend that place and if possible we will come over again.

    Susan2017-09-30T00:00:00Z
  • Really nice villa located on the Batticaloa lagoon but not far from the beach either (5 minutes) Comfortable and clean but a bit remote (15 minutes by Tuktuk from town) ! Which on the end was really relaxing ! No AC but several Efficient fans. A few lovely places to eat around the villa especially the lovely SOUL CONNECTION Highly recommended for a relaxing quiet break Communication was also really easy

    Mathilde2017-08-10T00:00:00Z
  • The house is wonderful! About 300 meters to the beach. And the beach here, in our opinion, is one of the most beautiful on the whole island. The house is relatively clean, the site is regularly monitored, cleaned every day. The hotel manager is always ready to help and does it as soon as possible. A special thanks to him for this! The house has everything you need. The place itself is removed from the shops. On the site of the house there are two very old bicycles. But they go and they can be used. All very much. Recommended! Thank you very much for everything!

    Natalya2017-07-27T00:00:00Z
  • Great place, highly recommended!

    Maarten2017-04-10T00:00:00Z
  • If you are looking for a quiet getaway from the civilization this is the perfect spot! The house is located in a quiet area bordering the lagoon. The ocean is just 100 feet away, the beach is really long and empty which gives you a unique opportunity to have the whole beach for yourself. The ocean is warm and the bottom is flat, the beach itself is unguarded but it still possible to swim and jump the waves. The surrounding are is a bit secluded but Sugath, the house manager who speaks English is always in touch and is really helpful. We stayed there with our parents so the house is perfectly fit for a 4-person retreat. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone seeking Robinson-like experience.

    Alex & Olia2017-01-28T00:00:00Z
  • We had a fantastic time. The location is superb with a very beautiful garden directly facing the lagoon. House is very nice with an open air kitchen and all necessities available. The beach and the waves were amazing! Would love to stay here again.

    Marie-Jose2016-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Villa


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

    On stilts cabana situated in our tropical garden with ocean view, a stone-throw away from the beach. Located in front of Lighthouse surf point, if you're looking for a peaceful and quiet atmosphere, this is the place for it in Sri lanka. They are seven simple and beautiful cabanas in the middle of a lush garden with flowers, fruits, exotic trees and wildlife animals. The Hilltop restaurant is offering delicious and quality food all day long.
    Be mindful that the place is really remote and also energetically self suffisient, we use water for an underground well and solar panels to provide electicity. This doesn't allow us to provide fans or plugs in the cabanas but only a small solar system for the lightening. However the restaurant /reception are fully powered. From there you can charge your electronic devices and use Wi-Fi.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Cabin


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Komari, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Buffalo Rock is a private surf beach retreat that overlooks the lighthouse surf break. This special bungalow is part of the Lighthouse Beach Hut. The bungalow has a kitchen for making snacks and an upstairs on-suite for guest comfort. Meals and drinks are also provided in the main restaurant area next door at Lighthouse beach hut.
    This space is private and has unequaled access to the best wave point break in the area.
    The Lighthouse
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Ampara, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    A wondrous place for families/groups to settle & enjoy for a few weeks of the quiet life in Sri Lanka’s most gorgeous lagoon towns. The house it's self is overlooking the lagoon inspired by local fisherman with an ancient Dutch fort in the background, makes Neverbeen to Lagoon Town an unique never been escaping spot to chill out in the main heart of Batticaloa. Price for an entirely equipped spacious cozy apartment with Air-cons rooms, living hall, kitchen & balcony. Longer stays are preferred.
    A wondrous place for families/groups to settle & enjoy for a few weeks of the quiet life in Sri Lanka’s most gorgeous lagoon towns. The house it's self is overlooking the lagoon inspired by local fisherman with an ancient Dutch fort in the background, makes Neverbeen to Lagoon Town an unique never been escaping spot to chill out in the main heart of Batticaloa. Lagoon Town is a well-furnished spacious and serviced apartment for our loving guests to chill, work and relax peacefully. Neverbeen to Lagoon Town offers big living room with TV, space for laptop working, two Air conditioned double rooms and fully equipped Kitchen. Both rooms shares 1 private bathroom welcoming for your showers and last very special standing on a balcony sipping a coffee you will be blessed to feel this moment. You will feel the fresh air in your face and wind blowing through your hair. We know you will be going where the wind blows. Lagoon Town is ideal for 4 people. Living hall offers 2 sofa beds and 2 futon beds can be added to the double rooms for extra 4 people to stay. Neverbeen Team is available in the down stairs for safety and next service like meals, refreshments, tour services, etc.
    Neverbeen to Lagoon Town is situated right in front of Batticaloa lagoon, overlooking the Puliyanthivu island. It is easy to take a quick walk to see the city across the river and a little longer walk to see fishermen selling the catch along the next causeway - On the same way you will find shops, restaurants and everything a city has to offer, in just 5 minutes walk. The city boasts rich historical Dutch and British built colonials - 1960's built Dutch fort, Kallady bridge, lighthouse, schools, government buildings and houses - in 3km distance. Long spacious sandy beach of Batticaloa is just 3km away to chill, swim. A day excursion to world famous Passikudah beach is in 35km away, where you can walk into calm beach up-to 2km though you don't swim. Visiting colorful and historical Sri Mamangeswarar hindu temple is in just 3km - you would find the temple most popular and peace to sit sometimes alongside the little pond located in the same temple garden. A tuk-tuk tour to Kattankudy, next town located in 5km away is a must do - the most densely populated city in the south Aisa. - you would find best Kottu & Buriyani - the world famous Kottu was originally invented by that community.
  • My stay in Batticaloa was fantastic. I loved staying at the more non-traditional, but with full amenities, Lady Manning. The hosts were welcoming and I settled in quickly. It was easy to take a quick walk to see the city across the river and a little longer walk to see fishermen selling the catch along the next causeway. The breakfast perfect--yet different-- two days in a row. I can never get enough pol sambol so was smiling all day. Look forward to visiting again.

    Michael2019-06-23T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Villa


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    2

    Batticaloa, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Our peaceful Hilltop Cabanas are nestled between shady palm trees and the magnificent shore of Sri Lanka’s secluded Lighthouse Beach. Here you’ll find the space and privacy to completely relax and unwind. The sound of the waves and the view of a million stars at night make Hilltop Cabanas the perfect tranquil Getaway.
    The Hill Cabana Set in our beautiful gardens with a nice little shady terrasse between the palmtrees, this is our very first built treehouse here at Hilltop. The bathroom is open-air just below the room. Available for 2 people
  • A little paradise. We were made to feel welcome from start to finish. The food was fantastic and it had a great vibe around the secluded resort. The Cabana was basic but beautiful. Very quiet place with plenty of sounds from nature. I wish we could have stayed longer. Loving all the little touches around the resort. Thank you for a lovely stay.

    Damien2017-08-28T00:00:00Z
  • It was our best time of the journey when we have been in hilltop cabana. The treehouse is beautiful and Romain and his friends are having a little paradise there. It is a good place for relaxing and surfing. The food is also great and We enjoyed 4 days there! We will come back!

    Julia2017-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • I liked the accommodation very much, because everything was substantially reduced. The terrain is huge, the beach empty and the food is a dream. As a non-surfer it was hard to go into the water and I missed that. If you want to live quite natural peace is great and surfs then it is perfect! I would also come back for the food ...

    Anna2017-08-06T00:00:00Z
  • This place is perfect (even out of surf season) for some rest & relaxation. The cabana is lovely and open, perfect spot to relax and read a book whilst taking in the views. Dilani's staff were great and the food was delicious - Dilani picked up some fish for us which was a particular treat. Solar power means you should be tactical when charging your phone - do this first thing so as not to use up all your power before dark. Outside bathroom was awesome - i wish i had one at home!

    Reuben2016-11-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Hut


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Komari, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    For those who keen to explore the swimming mammals in a lake with descent accommodation in Gal Oya Reservoir, here is the place to book. The accommodation provides with breakfast, and safari in a motor boat to one of the biggest man-made water body to see the Elephants. Transfers can be arrange to and from hotel to the Reservoir. however the package included hotel stay and the boat safari.
    Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    8

    Ampara, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Mala's Home Stay is providing Cottages surrounded by lovely gardens and long coconut trees for families. Each cottage can accommodate three people and we have two cottages like that. So can accommodate six members of a family. While you stay you can refresh your mind with cool and positive vibes of nature, can have organic and delicious fresh food(Asian from local cuisine) and can experience all our other extra services like Traditional Cooking class, Traditional dressing class, Tour services.
    You wont be disappointing at any moment of your stay with us. You will be cared by our lovely host Mala and her wonderful family
    Kaatankudy city is the very nearest town for us where you can all kind of shops and also can experience the real SriLankan shopping. Batticaloa town is 5 km away from us, it's about 10 mins drive from our place. There are many shops and restaurants near to us. App kind of public transport services are easily accessible from our place.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Cottage


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Batticaloa, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    These are AC room with a lagoon or a garden view. Some double room can accommodate an extra bed for an adult/child (extra charges apply). Some of these rooms are on the ground level and the others on the first floor. All rooms have private seating areas.
    Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to look at my property. This accommodation is part of Riviera Resort a family run 2nd generation resort. I live in the property and will be glad to assist you. We have around 30 staff and reception desk to welcome you on arrival. While you are at my resort you will have access to all the resort’s facilities and activities such as restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, bicycle & kayaks to hire. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon. Welcome to Riviera , an idyllic, eco-friendly family-run guest house in Batticaloa, on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. The Resort was established in 1981 and borne out of the desire to preserve nature and share our picturesque corner of Sri Lanka with guests from all over the world. Riviera Resort, which is within the city limits, has been a labour of love. It started off as a comfortable family villa and the accommodation has been added to over the years with chalets and simple cabanas. The resort has fifteen double and single air-conditioned and non air-conditioned rooms. It offers a modest reception hall, with a lagoon front seating area, which is ideal for open air meetings and garden parties. Location Unmatched A scenic panorama of lagoon, sea, historic Dutch fortress and the famous Kallady bridge. A treat for artists and nature lovers alike, with picture perfect sunsets. Within earshot of the famed music of the singing fish, audible during full moon days. Secluded beach is just within a 10 minute walk. 1½ km from the town, 0.5km from the eastern railway terminal station. It just take $2 -3 for a tuk tuk ride to take you to Riviera Resort. The resort has a 3 in 1 panorama of land, sky and water. The resort with 0.5 hectares of land has a parkland setting with a rich biodiversity of flowering plants & local vegetation. The sky is filled with numerous species of land based and aquatic birds, and butterflies adding a rich kaleidoscope of colour. The lagoon and adjoining sea offer a wide variety of seafood including fish, prawns, crab and cuttlefish. Riviera Resort offers stunning views of the lagoon, which is an unparalleled beauty. The lagoon is navigable almost up to 45 – 50 km inland and it is dotted with many islets, many of which serve as verdant bird sanctuaries. Fishing in small canoes is an age old tradition by local fishermen. Mechanized boat and canoe rides are common. In addition, activities including rowing, angling and birdwatching can be enjoyed during your stay at Riviera Resort. At out resort you will be able to see our biogas plant, charcoal making and preparation of biochar for our organic garden. We have a reception desk to welcome you on your arrival. Once you are here you can use our complimentary city map to explore the Town and it’s attraction. The map has lot of information and indicates popular cycling and kayaking routes. You can also take a boat trip along the lagoon or hire scooters to explore Batticaloa at your own pace.
    Riviera Resort is in the small town called Kallady which is sandwiched between the Batticaloa lagoon and the the popular Kallady Beach which is a 10 minutes walk from my resort. There are small shops to buy the essentials but the Batticaloa town center is only 2 km away.
  • Swimming in the pool was the best way to finish a day of driving! We saw an eagle circle us as we swam along. This lush, peaceful spot can offer a few activities for you to do during your stay. We grabbed the bikes in the morning and it was a great way to explore the streets before we left town. (Found the locals helpful) Resort service was excellent, room was clean and meals were nice. Small but good value dinner portions so if you’re hungry, order two and go all out. We’ll stay there again on our way back South for sure.

    Richie&Ashley2019-05-28T00:00:00Z
  • Riviera resort is a great place to relax, the food in the restaurant is great and nothing is too much trouble for the friendly and helpful staff.

    Graham2018-03-01T00:00:00Z
  • Really nice place, wonderful service and very Friendly stuff. Couldnt be better for this price

    Santina2017-09-25T00:00:00Z
  • A haven of peace in the center of Batticaloa. At the edge of the lagoon, the Riviera Resort hides among the trees with a very comfortable room and a very pleasant swimming pool. The food in the restaurant is very very good (crab curry and cashew curry to test absolutely)! The staff was also very helpful and helpful. In short a place that I recommend without problems!

    Julia2017-08-05T00:00:00Z
  • Such a brilliant resort for our young family!! Right from check in to leaving, everything was great. The food at the restaurant was delicious and they catered really well for our two children. The room was plenty big enough for the four of us with a cot as well and there were plenty of activities. Boat ride, a kayak trip, great pool, kids playground, hammocks and lots to do in the surrounding area. The place was well maintained and very clean. The staff were absolutely brilliant; so friendly, professional and helpful. I would hugely recommend this resort to any family (although highly recommend a day trip to passikudah beach as it is a spot of luxury that is somewhat lacking from the beach near the resort!). We'll definitely be back here if ever in Batticaloa again!

    Hannah2017-07-11T00:00:00Z
  • We really enjoyed our stay at Riviera and night in Batticaloa. The pool was amazing, the food delicious and the gardens well kept. Our room was cool and comfortable and the staff very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend.

    Lucy2017-06-12T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Nature lodge


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kallady, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Set in Ampara, Charitha Rest features a shared lounge, garden, terrace, and free WiFi. Extra facilities include a 24-hour front desk, meeting rooms, a tour desk and ironing service. At the guest house, every room includes a desk. The private bathroom is equipped with a bidet, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests at Charitha Rest can enjoy an Asian breakfast. Bike hire and car hire are available at the accommodation and the area is popular for hiking and cycling. We speak your language!
    WELCOME!!!! We are the best place in Inginiyagala (Ampara) for your vacation. We have very clean and comfortable rooms and traditional and more foods as you like. Charitha rest can arrange boat safari and jeep safari for your tour. We are located in near the very important places in this area.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    10


    Bedrooms

    3

    Ampara, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    At Neem Garden Guest House & Yoga Center, the rooms are fitted with a balcony with a garden view. The private bathroom is equipped with a shower.
    Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Boutique hotel


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kallady, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Ideal place for a family or a group of people with 5 -7 members on a short term visits. - Fully Furnished - All tile floors - Bed room 1 is 12' X 17' - Bed room 2 is 12' X 10' - Modern kitchen and dining area - Living room is 14' X 16' - One attached bathroom and one common bathroom with modern fittings - Separate areas for washing, drying cloths and store things. - Parking for 3 vehicles - Beautiful garden good for couples, solo adventurers, families (with kids), and pets
    This is a modern spacious Guest house located at the main road in Kallady, Batticaloa.
  • We enjoyed our night stay at Murali place. It is located in a peaceful neighborhood and it feels very safe. Minutes away from the beach. The couple is very welcoming and made us feel like home. Our three children enjoyed all the fish feeding . We will be returning in 2 years ,2021

    Tachie2019-05-30T00:00:00Z
  • The place is very exceptional - whole floor of a post-colonial villa in a quiet residential neighbourhood. The appartment is large and fully equipped with all you need (incl. children, who travelled with us). The bedrooms have an AC, the place has two separate bathrooms and a spacy kitchen + dinning place. Walking distance or some 200 rupies to the beach or the city center. Perfect base to stay if you wish to visit Batti. Highly recommended!

    Pavel2019-05-29T00:00:00Z
  • Good hospitality

    Prakassh2019-04-16T00:00:00Z
  • Murali was a great host. He was always very fast and helpful in getting back to us with anything both before and during our stay. His place is excellent value for money in terms of space and amenities. The property is only 10 minutes out of town, and as travel is always traffic-free, is well located for anyone spending a few days in the area. Rotler, Manju and Kittu (the super friendly dogs on the property) are a free bonus too!

    Anisha2018-10-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great place to stay in Batticaloa, the house is spacious and comfortable and the family so kind ! Perfect with children. We enjoy our stay and recommend it.

    Sabrina2018-08-19T00:00:00Z
  • Murali was a great host and very helpful. He made sure we had everything we needed and wanted to help in anyway he could. I would defiantly recommend staying here if you are staying in the area

    Henry2018-06-07T00:00:00Z
  • Nice apartment, large and comfortable. Murali is very kind and helpful. Thank you!

    François2018-05-18T00:00:00Z
  • Werry good!

    Björn2018-05-08T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    2

    Batticaloa, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Our peaceful Hilltop Cabanas are nestled between shady palm trees and the magnificent shore of Sri Lanka’s east cost (LightHouse Beach) . Here you’ll find the space and privacy to completely relax and unwind. The sound of the waves and the view of a million stars at night make Hilltop Cabanas the perfect tranquil Getaway.
    The Sunset Cabana is the perfect jungle treehouse, built with dark wood in a private, leafy green setting. It features a surrounding deck terrace with 2 magnificent views : one of the ocean and the other one of the sunset! Downstairs you find a private open-air bathroom. And second terrace offers seating area and a relaxing hammock facing the gardens. Available for 2 people.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Hut


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Komari, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Ainah Beach Guest House Sea front fully air condition rooms / non air condition 5 minutes town centre bus station
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Boutique hotel


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Akkaraipattu, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    In Dilu's Homestay, you can choose between the balcony studio and a downstairs room opening on a flowered yard. In the heart of Kallady village, close to the town, not far from the beach, a neat and friendly family home to discover the Eastern Hospitality!
    Dilu's homestay is a upstairs house, in the same compound than the house occupied by Dilu's family.
    The homestay is situated in the heart of Kallady, in a residential area near the school. The beach is 500 meters away, with gorgeous sunrises for early risers. Batticaloa town is at 1.5 km, on the other side of Kallady bridge, for shopping, market, visit of the Dutch Fort, etc. We'll also be able to keep you busy and joyful with a variety of activities organized by East N' West on Board, such as bicycle rides, cooking classes, fishing classes on the lagoon, tours in rural villages, etc. You can also rent a bike in our centre, so to explore the surrounding areas on your own.
  • If you expect kindness, smiles, tasting delicacies, a very clean and comfortable place, you can go there.

    Luisa2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • The accommodation is very nice. The family is extremely hospitable and accommodating. We felt really comfortable. Jothy is also an excellent cook!

    Bernhard2019-10-31T00:00:00Z
  • Rusi, Jothy and Dilu are a wonderful family and great hosts. We are so happy that we could stay with them for one night. The room is super clean and has mosquito nets covering the windows and the bed so you can sleep with the window open. We had dinner with the family and enjoyed the evening together playing UNO. The dinner and the breakfast were so tasty! We can highly recommend this homestay to everybody!

    Lavinia2019-09-30T00:00:00Z
  • A lovely family homestay. Jothi and family are so nice and friendly with the expert help from Sandrine. The location is perfect, out of bustling places in a quiet location, walking distance to miles long quiet beach. Hire a nice comfortable bike from Sandrine, you could visit Batticalao/ lighthouse and anywhere which is interesting. There are a few restaurants / eateries nearby, plus wine store and small supermarket or just ask, and Jothi would cook you delicious local food. We were unfortunate to be there to witness the terrorist bombing. It was a very sad time. However throughout our stay, Jothi and family plus Sandrine really looked after us and made sure we were safe. Every Sri Lakan we met has been friendly and nice. We'd always remember Kallady/ Batticalao, a memorable experience. Take Care x

    Andrew2019-04-23T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing hosts who always made sure we were taken care of and well fed with Jothy's delicious cooking. The space is very comfortable and close to Kalady beach. We really enjoyed simply chatting with the whole family and would definitely return. Highly recommend!

    Swathi2019-04-15T00:00:00Z
  • We had a very pleasant stay at Eastern Homestay in Kallady /Batticaloa . it s only 5 minutes from the beach. Very much recommended!

    Frank2019-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • I spent a delightful week as the guest of this lovely family. They are kind-hearted, thoughtful, hospitable, helpful people with a good sense of humor. Jothy, the lady of the house, is an excellent cook and speaks good English. I found it very easy to communicate with her. The accommodation was just what I needed: simple, clean, airy, overlooking an exquisite garden. It’s in a pleasant neighborhood just a stroll from the ocean. Great place! Lovely host family! Highly recommended!

    Peter2018-11-06T00:00:00Z
  • Highly recommended homestay in Batti! Jothy and her family are fantastic and very welcoming! We shared a lot of laughs over a delicious curry dinner. And her milk hoppers for breakfast are divine! The upstairs room is spacious, airy and super clean; exactly as shown on the photos.

    Frauke2018-09-19T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kallady, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    This newly furbished house is perfect for families with kids or a group of 2 or 3 families. The house has 3 AC bedrooms, two washrooms a living area (hall) and a kitchen (on request - no extra charge). One room has an attached washroom. Eve though this house do not have a view of the lagoon, guests will have access to all the facilities of Riviera Resort including its pool.
    Welcome to Riviera , an idyllic, eco-friendly family-run guest house in Batticaloa, on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. The Resort was established in 1981 and borne out of the desire to preserve nature and share our picturesque corner of Sri Lanka with guests from all over the world. Riviera Resort, which is within the city limits, has been a labour of love. It started off as a comfortable family villa and the accommodation has been added to over the years with chalets and simple cabanas. The resort has fifteen double and single air-conditioned and non air-conditioned rooms. It offers a modest reception hall, with a lagoon front seating area, which is ideal for open air meetings and garden parties. Location Unmatched A scenic panorama of lagoon, sea, historic Dutch fortress and the famous Kallady bridge. A treat for artists and nature lovers alike, with picture perfect sunsets. Within earshot of the famed music of the singing fish, audible during full moon days. Secluded beach is just within a 10 minute walk. 1½ km from the town, 0.5km from the eastern railway terminal station. It just take $2 -3 for a tuk tuk ride to take you to Riviera Resort. The resort has a 3 in 1 panorama of land, sky and water. The resort with 0.5 hectares of land has a parkland setting with a rich biodiversity of flowering plants & local vegetation. The sky is filled with numerous species of land based and aquatic birds, and butterflies adding a rich kaleidoscope of colour. The lagoon and adjoining sea offer a wide variety of seafood including fish, prawns, crab and cuttlefish. Riviera Resort offers stunning views of the lagoon, which is an unparalleled beauty. The lagoon is navigable almost up to 45 – 50 km inland and it is dotted with many islets, many of which serve as verdant bird sanctuaries. Fishing in small canoes is an age old tradition by local fishermen. Mechanized boat and canoe rides are common. In addition, activities including rowing, angling and birdwatching can be enjoyed during your stay at Riviera Resort. At out resort you will be able to see our biogas plant, charcoal making and preparation of biochar for our organic garden.
    Riviera Resort is in the small town called Kallady which is sandwiched between the Batticaloa lagoon and the the popular Kallady Beach which is a 10 minutes walk from my resort. There are small shops to buy the essentials but the Batticaloa town center is only 2 km away.
    Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Nature lodge


    Accommodates

    6


    Bedrooms

    3

    Kallady, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    The family cottage is a single building with the lagoon front. There are two interconnecting rooms with one attached bathroom. This spacious cottage can accommodate five adults. It has 3 single beds and one double bed.
    Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to look at my property. This accommodation is part of Riviera Resort a family run 2nd generation resort. I live in the property and will be glad to assist you. We have around 30 staff and reception desk to welcome you on arrival. While you are at my resort you will have access to all the resort’s facilities and activities such as restaurant, kids playground, outdoor swimming pool, bicycle & kayaks to hire. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon. Welcome to Riviera , an idyllic, eco-friendly family-run guest house in Batticaloa, on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. The Resort was established in 1981 and borne out of the desire to preserve nature and share our picturesque corner of Sri Lanka with guests from all over the world. Riviera Resort, which is within the city limits, has been a labour of love. It started off as a comfortable family villa and the accommodation has been added to over the years with chalets and simple cabanas. The resort has fifteen double and single air-conditioned and non air-conditioned rooms. It offers a modest reception hall, with a lagoon front seating area, which is ideal for open air meetings and garden parties. Location Unmatched A scenic panorama of lagoon, sea, historic Dutch fortress and the famous Kallady bridge. A treat for artists and nature lovers alike, with picture perfect sunsets. Within earshot of the famed music of the singing fish, audible during full moon days. Secluded beach is just within a 10 minute walk. 1½ km from the town, 0.5km from the eastern railway terminal station. It just take $2 -3 for a tuk tuk ride to take you to Riviera Resort. The resort has a 3 in 1 panorama of land, sky and water. The resort with 0.5 hectares of land has a parkland setting with a rich biodiversity of flowering plants & local vegetation. The sky is filled with numerous species of land based and aquatic birds, and butterflies adding a rich kaleidoscope of colour. The lagoon and adjoining sea offer a wide variety of seafood including fish, prawns, crab and cuttlefish. Riviera Resort offers stunning views of the lagoon, which is an unparalleled beauty. The lagoon is navigable almost up to 45 – 50 km inland and it is dotted with many islets, many of which serve as verdant bird sanctuaries. Fishing in small canoes is an age old tradition by local fishermen. Mechanized boat and canoe rides are common. In addition, activities including rowing, angling and birdwatching can be enjoyed during your stay at Riviera Resort. At out resort you will be able to see our biogas plant, charcoal making and preparation of biochar for our organic garden. We have a reception desk to welcome you on your arrival. Once you are here you can use our complimentary city map to explore the Town and it’s attraction. The map has lot of information and indicates popular cycling and kayaking routes. You can also take a boat trip along the lagoon or hire scooters to explore Batticaloa at your own pace.
    Riviera Resort is in the small town called Kallady which is sandwiched between the Batticaloa lagoon and the the popular Kallady Beach which is a 10 minutes walk from my resort. There are small shops to buy the essentials but the Batticaloa town center is only 2 km away.Once you are in my resort mangers will assist you with all your needs
  • We really enjoyed our time here - great facilities, service and wonderful food

    Dan2018-09-06T00:00:00Z
  • great location the pool is a joy looking across the lagoon .the food is great and very reasonable ..and the wildlife is in abundance

    Dave2018-08-31T00:00:00Z
  • Nice family room part of a hotel with several bungalows The pool is beautiful and very large The beach is 10 minutes walk is very beautiful but not suitable for tourists This hotel is perfect for resting and the staff are pleasant

    Franck2018-08-27T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice pool, nice for a stopover, an evening ..

    Sylvie2018-08-16T00:00:00Z
  • Riviera resort is really a nice place. Staff very friendly and always ready to share their knowledge of the place, the fruit trees, the birds etc. The food is excellent. Many travellers come here too relax by the pool and to enjoy life.

    Geert2018-07-11T00:00:00Z
  • Riviera Resort is situated right on the water and has wonderful views. We had the family cabin and it was very well priced, clean and we had a great sunset drink overlooking the water. The beach is nearby and good. We had a boat tour organised by the Riviera Resort and we loved it. We live in Sri Lanka and have traveled around a lot. You get what you pay for and this place is great value. Thanks

    Ed2018-06-29T00:00:00Z
  • This is a beautiful place to stay in a wonderful city. Basic good value accommodation and the most lovely hosts

    Mike2018-01-07T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Nature lodge


    Accommodates

    5


    Bedrooms

    2

    Kallady, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    A lovely garden, a friendly family, a hospitable house in a village close to Batticaloa... Here is Mala's homestay with delicious food, incredible cooking classes, relaxing ayurvedic massages, colorful temples' visits... what else do you need?
    Guests are offered a room with a comfortable double bed, a large mosquito net and a ceiling fan. The room can accommodate 2 adults comfortably, but arrangements can be made for larger families. There is a bathroom and western style toilets for the guests. There is plenty of space in the garden around the house to chill out, have a nap, play carrom, or just relax...
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kattankudy, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Queen's Guest is a home for people who wants to spend some time with the local family, specially the Dinner and the Breakfast will be served at the host's premises where they can enjoy the meals together with the family and have a chat about the cultural practices and get to know how people live a life in Sri Lanka. Queen's guest is run by a local Burgher family (Burghers are one of 4 main ethnic groups of Sri Lanka, also known as Eurasian ethnic group in Sri Lanka).
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    3


    Bedrooms

    2

    Kallady, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Set in Batticaloa ,Sunny Fish Hotel & Resort 4.4 km from the city center features an outdoor swimming pool, garden and terrace. Sunnyfish Hotel is about a 45 -minute drive to Passikudah Bay and Colombo city and Bandaranaike International Airport are approximately a 5-hour drive away. The property features a shared lounge, as well as on-site dining. Free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk are available. A à la carte breakfast is served each morning at the property.
    The area is popular for cycling, and bike hire and car hire Boating are available at the hotel. The resort offers a free swimming pool use, free parking and free Wi-Fi. We speak your language!Sunny Fish Hotel & Resort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 2 May 2017
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Treehouse


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    16

    Periyakallar, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    The property is situated near the beach ( 150 meters) and its two stairs house with big Veranda. Upstairs one bed room and down stairs one bed room available.Attached , non attached bathroom facilities available in the property . Equipped kitchen and sitting room available. Its very quit place and suitable for relaxing .Lagoon also closer to the property. There is big compound with garden .Some other hotels are in neighborhood. The property is fully secured and privacy maintained.Clean and tidy
    The property situated closer to the beach . Beautiful white sand beach and blue sea water . The sea and lagoon connecting area is closer to the property(1 KM) , could watch the sun rice and sun set.Also look around the fishing in the sea and lagoon .Famous Kallady beach is closer to the property ( 2 km). Bicycle and others transport arrangements will arranged as guest request. In side the property, there enough space and Veranda for relaxing .Sand area also available within the property for siting and relaxing . Its a quit place and the villagers are friendly and helpful. English speaking care taker will be available for any assistance ,
    Situated between Ocean and Lagoon .Sand beaxh.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Batticaloa, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to look at my property. This accommodation is part of Riviera Resort a family run 2nd generation resort. I live in the property and will be glad to assist you. We have around 30 staff and reception desk to welcome you on arrival. While you are at my resort you will have access to all the resort’s facilities and activities such as restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, bicycle & kayaks to hire. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon.
    Welcome to Riviera , an idyllic, eco-friendly family-run guest house in Batticaloa, on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. The Resort was established in 1981 and borne out of the desire to preserve nature and share our picturesque corner of Sri Lanka with guests from all over the world. Riviera Resort, which is within the city limits, has been a labour of love. It started off as a comfortable family villa and the accommodation has been added to over the years with chalets and simple cabanas. The resort has fifteen double and single air-conditioned and non air-conditioned rooms. It offers a modest reception hall, with a lagoon front seating area, which is ideal for open air meetings and garden parties. Location Unmatched A scenic panorama of lagoon, sea, historic Dutch fortress and the famous Kallady bridge. A treat for artists and nature lovers alike, with picture perfect sunsets. Within earshot of the famed music of the singing fish, audible during full moon days. Secluded beach is just within a 10 minute walk. 1½ km from the town, 0.5km from the eastern railway terminal station. It just take $2 -3 for a tuk tuk ride to take you to Riviera Resort. The resort has a 3 in 1 panorama of land, sky and water. The resort with 0.5 hectares of land has a parkland setting with a rich biodiversity of flowering plants & local vegetation. The sky is filled with numerous species of land based and aquatic birds, and butterflies adding a rich kaleidoscope of colour. The lagoon and adjoining sea offer a wide variety of seafood including fish, prawns, crab and cuttlefish. Riviera Resort offers stunning views of the lagoon, which is an unparalleled beauty. The lagoon is navigable almost up to 45 – 50 km inland and it is dotted with many islets, many of which serve as verdant bird sanctuaries. Fishing in small canoes is an age old tradition by local fishermen. Mechanized boat and canoe rides are common. In addition, activities including rowing, angling and birdwatching can be enjoyed during your stay at Riviera Resort. At out resort you will be able to see our biogas plant, charcoal making and preparation of biochar for our organic garden.
    Riviera Resort is in the small town called Kallady which is sandwiched between the Batticaloa lagoon and the the popular Kallady Beach which is a 10 minutes walk from my resort. There are small shops to buy the essentials but the Batticaloa town center is only 2 km away.
  • It was a very interesting and enjoyed ourselves. Wonderful way to spend a morning in Barcelona!

    Michael2020-01-09T00:00:00Z
  • The hosts made us feel welcomed, and the table setting was nice and reassured us when we walked in that we had made a good choice. We loved learning about the history of the church, the Gràcia neighborhood and the experiences of our hosts who grew up nearby. We felt comfortable participating as they showed us how to make sangria and paella. The seafood paella was delicious, and the sangria was a real treat. We enjoyed the meat, cheeses, chips, dip and conversation while the paella simmered. A lovely local evening all around.

    Cathy2019-12-28T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing experience! The location was excellent and the history of the building interesting. The cooking portion of the experience was fabulous and very enjoyable! Delicious appetizers and paella! Highly recommend!

    Claire2019-12-28T00:00:00Z
  • We had a blast! The food was very good (I appreciate that they use regional products). Also the location's history and atmosphere are very special!

    Anna2019-11-09T00:00:00Z
  • Marina & Albert where amazing! My two friends actually referred me to this experience. It takes place in the backyard of an old Church, such a beautiful location. The whole group made sangria as a team. There was also a cheese and iberico ham platter. We left very full and satisfied. Than we all learned about the way to make Paella, and made it. Tasted amazing 👌

    Leo2019-09-26T00:00:00Z
  • It is maybe one of the most amazing experience the venue it is a hidden treasure the setting the food the host everything was amazing the Nieboughrhood is by far the most charming and authentic in Barcelona highly recommend it

    Enaam2019-09-26T00:00:00Z
  • It was great experience! I was wondering how to make paella and sangria because I love both of them. Albert taught us secret recipes and we could participate in the process. Marina translated Albert's recipes and talked to everybody. Thanks to her, the atmosphere was nice. The place was cozy, the food was great.

    Jungwon2019-09-26T00:00:00Z
  • The host is very warm, a good event experience, thank them!

    Hao2019-09-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Nature lodge


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kallady, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

    Situated in a fishing village called Navalady, few kilometers from the heart of Batticaloa town. .Indoor and out door dinning facilities too available at the villa.
    walking distance from the Navalady beach. Ideal place for couple who wish to hide from noisy and crowed town/city. free bikes on availability
  • The room is very clean and tidy. We had a great stay here and the landlady is very friendly and gives useful tips for the stay. The sea is only 10m away and the many seats invite you to relax. We liked it here a lot.

    Theresa2019-09-06T00:00:00Z
  • Great hospitality and beautiful place. The garden is a peace of heaven, we really enjoyed it while having a great breakfast. The room was nice and clean. Host also helped us with local tips. I also racomand the yoga meditation. The meditation center is in the next house. The teacher is amazing, he is very good at explaining. I had a fantastic experience doing it. He explained me some breathing techniques for meditation and yoga, also some interesting things about us, our planet and nature.

    Ivan2019-07-23T00:00:00Z
  • We were guests of Sundaralingam for 5 nights, our goal: to relax. the room was very clean and attached to the beach; a beautiful beach frequented mainly by fishermen. it is not near the urban center of Batticaloa since it is in Navalady council to equip itself as best as possible to spend the days of stay, without going back and forth. the tuctuc costs 400 Rupees for Batticaloa and Sundaralingam provides free bicycles. there is a small Purple Crab restaurant where you can taste some delicious dishes, I recommend the chicken samosa. recommended under any point of view. excellent quality / price ratio. We will definitely be back

    Andrea2018-09-18T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Other


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Batticaloa, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

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