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Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a lovely place to stay in an individual cottage. Nice room set amidst a park like setting, We lioved watching the shore birds by the lake and swimming in the lovely pool. Food was served buffet style and we found many things to enjoy. Service for water and coffee was a little slow, but not bad. Lots to...

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Malta
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The 'rooms' are actually little detached suites, somewhat rustic but pleasant. The grounds are lovely to walk around, the swimming pool is large, yoga is offered at the beach, there is a nice spa, but the bird watching was our favorite & excellent. The young woman who took us around was enthusiastic and knowledgable. Worth getting up for as we...

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Dear BiKong, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed a comfortable and pleasant stay with us. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back to Amaya Resorts and Spas! Warmest Regards, Sheahana Wickramasinghe Customer Relationship...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amaya Resort is a quiet peaceful place within easy reach of attractions such as Sigiriya Rock and Danbulla Temple. It is an older resort and the villas have a very odd architectural style going for looks other than comfort. The lounge area has a concrete couch with cushions. The bedroom is raised to the side. Both areas have televisions yet...

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Dear Joy B, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Triapdvisor. We regret to learn that some aspects of your stay did not live up to your expectations nor the high level of service we strive to maintain and hope you will accept our sincere apologies for...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing Hut with a pleasant view and amnesties. This was the best quality time in Sri Lanka. We stayed at the Amaya Lake hotel for 2 nights as part of our tour of Sri Lanka. it wasn't long enough. The individual bungalows were spotlessly clean and really comfortable. The scenery around the lake was stunning and we both thoroughly enjoyed...

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Dear Omer F, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are truly delighted to learn that your stay was comfortable and relaxing and that we succeeded in living up to your expectations. Thank you for your valued patronage and lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Goldau, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for two nights as part of the island tour and I was impressed with the serenity of the place. The ambient is nice, quiet, waking up to singing birds; food was good with plenty of choices (although fruit juices were a bit expensive compared to the rest of the island). The room is ok, bungalows...

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Dear bilibel, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are glad to learn that most aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Your comments and suggestions too are duly noted and much appreciated as it forms an important part of our self evaluation process...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is situated in expansive grounds right by the lake. We got lucky and had an upgrade to a very luxurious room, which was spacious with a lovely big bed and jacuzzi. Unfortunately hot water supply was insufficient to really enjoy the latter. The pool was excellent. We also had a game of tennis. The court was concrete and...

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Dear Jenny2208, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for your review of Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed a comfortable and pleasant stay with us and that your overall experience was to your satisfaction. Your comments which we greatly appreciate are duly noted and have been brought to the notice of the relevant mangers...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel has a fantastic location just a few steps to Kandalama Lake. The rooms were clean and spacious with a nice seating place outside. The food is also very delicious with a lot of opinion to choose. The staff is very friendly. I hope to visit again.

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Dear DrArunaAbey, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for sharing your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that your stay with us was comfortable and to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back to Amaya Resorts and Spas! Warmest Regards, Sheahana Wickramasinghe Customer Relationship Manager Amaya Resorts...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel covers Huge Area with beautiful view on the lake. We enjoyed the walks with the kids around the hotel in the healthy nature . The chalet was comfortable and we enjoyed sitting outside at night . various restaurant to cover your taste . The kids enjoyed running in the nature with the squirls / Birds etc,... The Staff and...

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Dear wissamtawil, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that all aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valued patronage and kind review. We look forward to welcoming...

Cyprus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location. Place I visit every year. Its a my kind of place. Quiet, good food, relaxing place in serenity !! Not far away from the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. Very good staff and management. Lots of birds around. Good for Yoga. long walks in to the village. Around the lake of kandalama.

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Dear PAPCyprus, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor.We are humbled by your kind words and delighted that you have found your stays with us comfortable and relaxing. Thank you for your valued and continued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very disappointed with the room which had a damp smell and damp towels and the bath was small.The bungalow was in the woods, as most appear to be, so there wasn't much sun to dry things out. The wifi in the room and bar area didn't work for us although it worked in other areas of the complex....

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Dear John B, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Amaya Lake. We regret to learn that your experience did not live up to your expectations nor the high level of service we strive to maintain and hope you will accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused. We greatly...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the shores of enchanting Kandalama Lake, discover a lifestyle defined by tradition and natural splendour. Nestled amid 40 acres of lush forest, Amaya Lake preserves the aura of local historical treasures, creating a feeling of old-world Sri Lankan charm matched with modern luxury. Located in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle, the resort is the ideal base for exploring nearby wonders such as the ancient city of Anuradhapura and the Dambulla cave temples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amaya Lake

Address: PO Box 12 Kandalama Dambulla | Cultural Triangle, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: $120 - $877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amaya Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Amaya Lake Dambulla
Amaya Lake Hotel Dambulla
Amaya Lake Sri Lanka/Dambulla
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Family Hotel in Dambulla
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“If you don't want long walks ask for a villa close to reception”
 of 5 bubbles joyb703, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a Chalet with lake view”
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“Smell the room first”
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“Do not go to this hotel”
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