PEARL OCEANIC RESORT – Trincomalee
Situated on the beach you will wake up in the morning and start the day with a swim – well I did! This is a small, family run hotel with modern, comfortable and clean rooms. The location is peaceful, with a feeling that you have the whole beach to yourself as you are located away from the main street. Wake up early – the sunrises are spectacular.
PIGEON ISLAND BEACH HOTEL – Nilaveli
Located just off the sandy beach, you will find this well-run hotel delightful. The rooms are light, refreshing, clean and inviting and if you are located on the ground floor you can sit just outside your door on the glassy area and play cards or just read a book.
C BEYOND NILAWELI – Nilaveli
Looking for a small boutique hotel where you feel like you have a private beach? Then this little gem is for you! Located where the lagoon and the sea meet, it is a beautifully constructed building that makes use of wood and open spaces wonderfully. C beyond Nilaveli offers five spacious, luxurious en-suite rooms with ocean views that lead out to private balconies.
AMAYA BEACH – Pasikuda (Pasikudah) / Kalkudah
From the moment you pull up in the drive way your senses will be in overload. Very high ceilings, bright, airy and polished reception and a big smile to welcome you. The hotel rooms are generous in size but you won’t want to spend that much time in there because the beach awaits you and if it gets too hot, then the pool is close by to cool off in. This was a very relaxing stay for me – book, sun bed lounges, palm trees, bar close by, pool and a breeze coming off the sea.
SUNRISE BY JETWING – Pasikuda (Pasikudah) / Kalkudah
Waking up here and walking down to the pool, you get this overwhelming feeling of calm (providing you don’t wake too late!). The pool is long and as it continues out and out it almost looks as though it will reach the sea. This property was inspired by the magnificent morning spectacle of the East, and oh my, it is magnificent!
The rooms are spacious, well furnished, clean and the beds are super comfy.
BAY VISTA – Arugam Bay
Want a feel-good break with beach, surfing, yoga, meditation and a healthy bar with super juices, fruit bowls, salads, bruschetta, raw, vegan, gluten free desserts and energizing coffees? Then welcome to Bay Vista! The rooms are simple but clean, crisp and everything that you could need. Although the hotel is located on the beach it is within a 15 minute walk to the famous Arugam Bay surfing area. This is a great find!