Amanwella Hotel is a luxurious haven on Sri Lanka's south coast, cocooned in elegance amid pristine sands and the azure waters of a captivating bay.  

Escape to an unparalleled realm of luxury at Amanwella, a prestigious haven ensconced within the secluded embrace of a crescent-shaped bay in Tangalle, Sri Lanka. Just a mere eight kilometres from the vibrant heart of Tangalle's town centre, this luxury hotel in Sri Lanka is cocooned by verdant coconut groves and gently sloping hillside vistas, presenting an oasis of serenity for the most discerning of travellers. 

At Amanwella, luxury and sophistication converge to offer a stay like no other.
Amanwella villas have a plunge pool and outdoor seating.
The bedrooms at Amanwella have floor-to-ceiling wooden shutters that open to the pool and garden.
There is a large bed with a lounge and armchair.
The bathroom has a sink and large doors opening to the pool.
There is a large bathtub in the middle of the bathroom.
There is a two-chair table on a terrace overlooking the beach.
A woman is sitting in an infinity pool overlooking the ocean.

Immerse yourself in the lap of extravagance within one of the 27 lavish suites, each a sanctuary of indulgence boasting a private plunge pool and expansive terrace. Drink in the awe-inspiring panoramas of the 47-meter infinity pool and the 800-meter stretch of tropical beach, all set against the mesmerizing backdrop of the majestic Indian Ocean. 

Here, tranquillity reigns supreme, with every moment meticulously designed to cater to your desire for ultimate relaxation. Whether you're diving into the crystalline depths for unparalleled snorkelling adventures amidst the serene winters or chasing the thrill of the perfect wave during the balmy summer months, each experience is a testament to pure luxury. 

Embark on guided nature walks to uncover the hidden treasures of the region, from the ancient Buddhist rock temple of Mulkirigala to the pristine landscapes of Bundala, Udawalawe, and Yala National Park, immersing yourself in the natural wonders of Sri Lanka's breathtaking coast. 

Join us in supporting vital conservation efforts at the Turtle Conservation Project, where the preservation of precious turtle eggs in their natural habitat takes precedence and embark on exhilarating excursions to witness the majestic grace of whales from December to April. 

A man is lying at the table on the beach with candles and the ocean surrounding him.
A herd of elephants.

The Resort

Amanwella offers 27 contemporary suites nestled under palm trees with views of the coconut grove and Indian Ocean. Each suite features floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a courtyard with a private plunge pool and a terrace with double sun loungers and a dining area. Suite options include Garden Pool Suites overlooking gardens, Ocean Hill Pool Suites on the hillside with varying views, and Ocean Pool Suites on lower levels with uninterrupted ocean views. 

Amanwella’s main restaurant, simply called The Restaurant, overlooks the palm-fringed bay from its elevated platforms and terrace. The Restaurant serves Asian and Mediterranean dishes, with an emphasis on local seafood. Guests can also order food from The Beach Club throughout the day. Next to The Restaurant, the Lounge and Bar offers a wide selection of beers, wines and spirits. Below the restaurant and bar is Amanwella’s stunning 47m infinity pool and terrace with cushioned sun loungers. 


At Amanwella, luxury and sophistication converge to offer an array of exquisite amenities and experiences tailored to elevate your senses and enrich your stay. Dive into bliss in the 47-meter infinity pool, a masterpiece of design offering a tranquil oasis for moments of pure indulgence and relaxation. Indulge in rejuvenating treatments at the two spa suites, where skilled therapists await to pamper you with bespoke therapies tailored to your needs. 

Find inner peace and harmony at a private yoga platform nestled on the beach, where the serene surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for your practice. Lose yourself in the pages of a good book at the library, a sanctuary of tranquillity and refinement. 

Stay connected with complimentary WiFi in public areas and allow the hotel's dedicated concierge service to cater to your every need, ensuring an unforgettable experience from start to finish. 


Savour the culinary delights at The Restaurant, where expertly crafted dishes showcase the finest ingredients sourced from the region's bounty. This restaurant serves Asian and Mediterranean cuisine. Unwind in style at the Lounge Bar, where you’ll enjoy panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Bask in the sun and soak up the breathtaking views from the Pool Terrace, or retreat to the exclusive Beach Club for a day of relaxation amidst the gentle caress of sea breezes and the soothing rhythm of the waves.

How this resort makes your trip more responsible

Amanwella is committed to sustainable and responsible tourism. The hotel was designed in a way which ensured minimal impact on the natural environment, and it was built by workers from the local community using materials from the local area. The hotel’s contemporary design has touches of Sri Lankan craftsmanship, such as the beautiful wooden sliding shutters in the suites. 

All food at Amanwella is locally sourced, which supports the local community and helps keep local farmers and fishermen in business. The Restaurant’s menu features fresh fish and seafood that comes straight from the fishermen’s boats, and all fruits, vegetables and spices are bought at local markets.

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