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Ananthaya Beach

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Oruwella Road, Rekawa, Tangalle 82135 Sri Lanka
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#1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Rekawa
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Welcome to Ananthaya - a brand new beach front resort located on an elevated position to the beach which makes it an ideal panoramic view point and a safe location. This is one of its kinds of location in Rekawa bay which is just 20 minutes drive from Tangalle. This latest addition to the Rekawa bay will offer you 2 lovely cottages and sea view restaurant overlooking the Indian Ocean. The location of the resort is an rural area where you may not feel that you are in a hotel chain filled with disturbing tourism activities. You are having your own private beach to get the best experience of safe sea bathing and if you are an water sports enthusiast, you can experience surfing just in front of your private beach.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Beach
Badminton
Kids stay free
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Boating
Canoeing
Diving
Hiking
Snorkelling
Bicycle tours
Fishing
Table tennis
Babysitting
Children's television networks
Kids pool
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hammam
Hand massage
Head massage
Hot spring bath
Light therapy
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Massage chair
Neck massage
Open-air bath
Pedicure
Salon
Solarium
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Newspaper
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air purifier
Air conditioning
Private beach
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Bathrobes
Desk
Dining area
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Sheron A wrote a review Jan 2020
Miami, Florida12 contributions2 helpful votes
Our family had a wonderful time at Anathaya Beach. Gayan and his crew were very attentive to our requests on changing the time for breakfast and dinners. We all felt well taken care. I wish they have more local dishes in their menu. The chef was very willing to provide us local dinners going out of their way.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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blmills91 wrote a review Jan 2020
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom6 contributions2 helpful votes
Where to start... It was exceptional from beginning to end. Beautiful location Incredible sunrise Lovely rooms Fantastic spa Great pool Perfect beach Delicious food Good wine Best of all were the staff. Friendly, flexible and accommodating. They literally couldn’t try any harder to make your stay as special as possible. Big shout out to Samith. Wouldn’t have been the same without him. We will be back one day!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Champer wrote a review Jan 2020
Hervey Bay, Australia10 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel is located close to the beach. Clean and spacious rooms with a nice pool. We had the chance to pull a fishing net while walking on the beach. Very delicious Sri Lankan breakfast included with the booking, but food from their menu is very expensive. Helpful and friendly staff. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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DanHobs wrote a review Dec 2019
Bristol, United Kingdom322 contributions167 helpful votes
We were expecting more from this place. For the price you pay, I dont feel there is much value, in relation to rooms, facilities and location. The rooms are on two floors, with private balconies/patios. We got a room on the ground floor and there is almost no sea view possible. A bit annoying, in the fact that the prices seem to be the same for ground floor, vs 1st floor. Where the view is far superior from those balconies, than the ground floor.. So it's a matter of luck and availability, as to what room you get and albeit a much nicer view/experience. So maybe they should have a better price tier for the different floors and charge less for ground floor and people wont feel like they have lost out. So the location if the property is fairly remote. There is literally no other options for food (unless go for a long and difficult walk which cant do at night, or get tuk tuk). I feel like the owner/staff know this, so they kind of extort you for food costs and transport, as there isnt much choice. The pool itself is nice enough. The hotel is not on the beach as such. You do have to walk down to it (via some steps and some track) and it's not an appealing beach. It's full of fishing boats and a scattering of litter. For the nice beach of rekawa (which it is nice), you have to walk about half an hour and through narrow, remote tracks. Or get overcharged for a tuk tuk. We didnt eat dinner at the restraunt, as we were put out by the high cost of basic food. Also there was zero ambiance or appeal to sitting in thier restaraunt. Didnt even bother to have the included breakfast. We dont eat meat, eggs or dairy and when we asked of they could make something for us, they pretty much offered dry toast. Which just speaks to thier lack of creativity and lack of willingness to work around the guest. It's not like they didnt have the ingredients to make something up, as they have a kitchen that serves a variety of food for lunch and dinner. I imagine if we were paying for it (as opposed to it being included), they might have done more. Rooms are clean, but simple. Comfortable bed, with a net over it . Basic bathroom, that prob needs an update for the prices charged. Staff are fairly indifferent and not much enthusiasm for guests, compared to the hospitality, that have experienced in sri Lanka.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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evahellstrom wrote a review Nov 2019
Stockholm, Sweden43 contributions5 helpful votes
If you seek a beautiful, really relaxing place. This is it! Lovely villa of your own, with a big terrace that is all yours.Great food, good wifi, infinity pool overlooking the ocean. Friendly and helpful staff. My favourite thing to do was to get massage. Phetum in the SPA was the best ayurevedic masseur I have ever had. And I have had many!!!! I fullheartedly recommend this place for anyone feeling the slightest stress, this is a place for the soul. I loved it!
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Date of stay: November 2019
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PRICE RANGE
USD 92 - USD 186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceTangalleNetolpitiyaRekawa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ananthaya Beach
Which popular attractions are close to Ananthaya Beach?
Nearby attractions include Kalametiya Bird Watching & Ecotourism (7.8 km), Tangalle Lagoon (6.2 km), and Indika Art Gallery (7.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ananthaya Beach?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Ananthaya Beach?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Ananthaya Beach?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Ananthaya Beach?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ananthaya Beach?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ceylon Excel, The Trees Restaurant, and Maheshee Home Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ananthaya Beach?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Ananthaya Beach have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Ananthaya Beach offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ananthaya Beach?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Ananthaya Beach?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Russian, Hindi, Greek, and Arabic.
Does Ananthaya Beach have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.