Tangalle, Sri Lanka


Among the golden beaches, rolling tea plantations, and shady coconut groves of Sri Lanka’s south coast, Amanwella provides a secluded haven of luxury and tranquillity. In a land where elephants roam the leafy plains while pelicans sore over deep lagoons, this peaceful retreat offers elegant suites, private pools, and gourmet delights, all with the most stunning of backdrops.

Key Features

  • 30 freestanding suites with private pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant and Beach Club
  • 47-metre swimming pool
  • Yoga Platform
  • Library
  • Boutique
  • National Park access for safari excursions
  • Activities including surfing, cooking lessons, and village visits


The suites’ natural and minimalist design blends attractively with their surroundings, beautifully complementing the stunning landscape. Stylish, private courtyards house deep, refreshing plunge pools, while outdoor dining areas provide the perfect secluded spot for an intimate, romantic meal. Exposed wood, polished stone floors, and neutral tones echo the resort’s stunning natural environment while creating a calm, relaxing atmosphere.


From its elevate vantage point, The Restaurant boasts breathtaking views across the palm-fringed bay and crashing waves of the Indian Ocean. An exquisite menu of Asian and Mediterranean dishes uses fresh, seasonal produce, with particular emphasis on locally caught seafood. For a more casual dining experience, sink your toes into the soft sand beneath your table and feel the fresh sea breeze on your face while sampling the culinary delights of the Beach Club. Rejuvenate your mind and body to the sound of gentle bird song and rustling leaves, with sunrise yoga sessions, deep meditations, and indulgent massages. Authentic cooking lessons, village visits, and stunning surf provide the perfect pass times at this truly immersive Sri Lankan paradise.


All food is locally sourced and caught and organic gardens grow produce for the kitchens. The property is built by workers from the local community and designed to ensure minimum impact on its surrounding environment.

Why we love it

Sri Lanka’s wildlife is second to none, particularly on the island’s diverse south coast. Amanwella offers exclusive access to spectacular snorkelling, whale watching, and abundant jungles of unique inhabitants. A short drive will take you to Udawalawe National Park magnificent elephants and elusive leopards roam free. Combine this safari of a lifetime with a visit to the nearby elephant sanctuary where hundreds of these majestic creatures are rehabilitated and cared for. A truly unforgettable addition to your Sri Lankan adventure.

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