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Amaya Beach Pasikudah
Pasikuda Beach,Pasikuda - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Valet parking
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Hot tub
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Check-in/out [express]
"This is a lovely new resort complex on the East Coast of Sri Lanka. And I can understand its appeal for family groups. It has a great outdoor area which backs directly onto the beach. The pool is great also - and the Room we stayed in was fantastic! Great place to just relax and chill and have a respite from the under development in most parts of Sri Lanka. This was really a one night treat for us before we headed further south to Arugam Bay. The disappointment for us was that it felt like we had stepped into Hawaii and were part of a bad Adam Sandler or Ben Stiller Movie. At dinner with Mariachi bands and food that catered for everything other than Sri Lankan Cuisine. And a 'westernised atmosphere'. Not my idea of a "Sri Lankan Cultural experience' - shame really. I ordered the ONLY Sri Lankan dish on the dinner menu - and I have to say it was the worst Sri Lankan Curry dish I had during my stay in Sri Lanka this trip and previous visit two years ago. The cook spoke with us at breakfast the next morning - but offered excuses rather than a solution. Disappointing really!! I will say that the options for breakfast much better and I really did enjoy the Sri Lankan Breakfast items offered. Either way - a beautiful place to stay but do not expect to feel like you are still in Sri Lanka. Stay here if you want to escape the country you are visiting and feel like you are in another country. I do hope they revert and respect their own beautiful country and start showcasing their traditional music, dance and cultures going forward. "
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8.9

Excellent

573 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 225
Amethyst Resort Passikudah
Pasikuda Beach,Pasikuda - View on map
  1. Bicycle rental
  2. Valet parking
  3. Pets allowed
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Spa
  6. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Check-in/out [express]
"It's in the East corner of Sri Lanka, in a very peaceful area. Surrounding, pool, garden, food & service is so nice. Really enjoined the time there. "
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8.4

Excellent

183 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 66
The Calm Resort and Spa
Pasikuda Beach,Pasikuda - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Valet parking
  4. Shuttle service
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Kids club
  7. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  8. Front desk [24-hour]
"We stayed at the Calm Resort for 4 nights as part of a 3 week trip around Sri Lanka and chose this hotel as a place to relax from our other more active and adventurous places visited. The hotel is very nice and clean and right on the beach. We were upgraded to a garden villa room which I would recommend over the deluxe rooms due to the proximity to the pool and the restaurant. We had room 504 which was fantastic, very spacious, clean, great bathroom and doors that opened to a small verandah and the grassed area. We walked up and down the beach every day and dropped into the adjacent hotels to see what they were like. We were happy that we had chosen the Calm resort as the grounds and facilities seemed better or equal to its neighbours and the atmosphere at the Calm seemed better. Great pool area, gym and restaurant with live music every night. Food was excellent with a fantastic all you an eat buffet breakfast included. We considered eating at the other nearby hotels in our visits to them but the food always seemed better at ours so we ate there. A special thank you to Priya the Executive chef who looked after us when had a small problem with the cooking of our food on one night, however they resolved it to our satisfaction. Also to our room cleaner Pirathees and to the waiter Marley who both provided great service and attention to detail. The rooms were good value especially in comparison to what is being charged by the hotels on either side of the Calm. I would have given the hotel five stars for value except the drink prices are very high, and seem to be at all the hotels we visited in Kalkudah. I recommend the hotel bring the prices down in line with other major Sri Lanka hotels all alternatively bring your own. Also as a note if you organize your own driver to pick you up and take you to the next location we had a problem getting him into the hotel driveway. The hotel claimed it had to do with security but we were later told they wanted a 20% commiss"
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8.4

Excellent

147 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 122
Sun Siyam Pasikudah
Pasikuda Beach,Pasikuda - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Valet parking
  4. Shuttle service
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Hot tub
  7. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  8. Front desk [24-hour]
"It is by far the best acomoddation in Sri Lanka and Passikudah itself. Food is superb and I can only say it is the best place i have stayed in Asia (72+ bookings in agoda alone)"
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8.6

Excellent

80 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 213
Uga Bay (Pasikuda)
Pasikuda Beach,Pasikuda - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Valet parking
  4. Shuttle service
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Fitness center
  7. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  8. Front desk [24-hour]
"We were staying at Uga Bay for the final week of our two week stay in Sri Lanka. We spent the first week travelling around the island and then fancied relaxing for the final 8 nights and doing some scuba diving. When we arrived at Uga Bay there are huge doors that open up to let your car in. They make for a very special arrival because that’s the other side of those doors is quite special indeed. We were greeted by a friendly member of staff who gave myself and my wife [and our driver – whom we had come to love] a cold face towel and a refreshing drink. As our bags were brought through and the hotel checked us in we were blown away by the sheer beauty and architectural creativeness of the hotel. To get to the reception area you have to walk through a star-lit tunnel with running water either side of the walk-way and when you gaze through you see the pool, the beach and then the sea – a very clever design that gives the feeling of peace, tranquillity and luxury. The Bedroom After being checked in we were guided along the short walkway, past all the manicured lawns to our room. We were absolutely blown away again. The room was absolutely stunning. Not only did the room gaze out to sea over the lawns and past the palm trees but the décor, layout and standard of the room far surpassed the most luxurious hotels you would find in London. The room as impeccably clean, huge; has lots of soft well-upholstered furnishings, a huge bed with excellent quality linen, a bathroom big enough to sleep a family and a sensational view of the beach as well. The room has all the mod cons you would expect including a huge flatscreen TV. There was also some great little touches that made the room very special as well like the flip-flops, the terracotta bowl outside of the room to wash your sandy feet before you go in, the balcony/terrace. A helpful hint – all the rooms seem to have a sea view! The Grounds Once we were settled in we enjoyed scoping out the hotel and all the things to do"
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9.3

Exceptional

164 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 187
Maalu Maalu Resort & Spas
Pasikuda Beach,Pasikuda - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Valet parking
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Hot tub
  6. Golf course [on-site]
  7. Bicycles
  8. Front desk [24-hour]
"We had a thoroughly well pampered four nights at Maalu Maalu and couldn't possibly have hoped for more. The hotel itself is in a great location, probably the best on the beach. The pool is very welcoming and it's only a few steps from your bedroom to the pool and beach. The room itself was very comfortable, with a 5 star bathroom to match. The food from the restaurant was very good, with a varied selection available every evening. What really made our stay though were the staff - helpful but not too imposing, polite and friendly - we really felt well looked after and refreshed after a number of weeks travelling around Sri Lanka."
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8.7

Excellent

186 reviews

Inn On The Bay
Pasikuda Beach,Pasikuda - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Pets allowed
  3. Car park
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Check-in/out [express]
  6. BBQ facilities
  7. Bicycles
  8. Laundry service
"This place is in a great location right in the middle of two beaches; Pasikudah beach - busy, many locals, bars and hotels, no waves, and Kalkudah beach - beautiful, no people, with waves, one hotel. Both are cca 300m from the Inn. Right next to it is a grocery shop, on the other side "western style" restaurant & pub, next to it a drinks store, than atm machine and local restaurant and local bakery. We extended our stay as we liked this place very much. The staff is very kind and helpful. If you want little break between changing locations in Sri Lanka and want to enjoy the beach, than this is an excellent location. "
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8.3

Excellent

14 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 19
Inn On The Bay Home
Pasikuda Beach,Pasikuda - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Wi-Fi in public areas
  4. Smoke-free property
  5. Internet services
  6. English
8.4

Excellent

8 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 10
Giman Free Beach Resort Passikudah
Pasikuda Beach,Pasikuda - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Valet parking
  4. Shuttle service
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Hot tub
  7. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  8. Front desk [24-hour]
"After traveling through Sri Lanka for four weeks we decided to spent our last days on a resort on the east coast. We wanted something luxurious, quiet and rather small. We found the perfect place with Giman Free. It's a new resort, it opened only a few month ago, with ten bungalows with each two or four rooms and with a private beach directly in front of the bungalows. The rooms are grand, with a well equipped bathroom. Beds are really good. All is build in a wonderful spacious setting. There is a beautiful little pool with beds around it. Waking up with just the sound of the sea is magic. Breakfast is superb, an intriguing mix of English and Sri Lanka style breakfast with proper coffee. Diner is a variety of tastes, there is a real chef who knows what he is doing. The staff is awfully friendly and tries to for fill every (unspoken) wish. Our last night dinner was served on the beach, just for the fun of it. Giman free is highly recommended."
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7.6

Very good

38 reviews

Breeze Pasikudah
Pasikuda Beach,Pasikuda - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Front desk [24-hour]
  7. BBQ facilities
  8. Luggage storage
7.6

Very good

19 reviews

Avg price per night
USD 197

Fast facts about Pasikuda, Sri Lanka

Accommodations44 properties
Popular hotelEarl's Red Passikudah
Popular areaPasikuda Beach
Nightly rates from$11

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What's the average price of a hotel in Pasikuda tonight?

The typical price for a 3-star hotel in Pasikuda tonight is USD 103. The average price for a 4-star resort in Pasikuda tonight is USD 54. The typical price for a 5-star resort in Pasikuda tonight is USD 273.

What hotels in Pasikuda have the best views?

Verified tourists to Pasikuda have given top rated testimonials for the views at Amaya Beach Pasikudah, Sunrise Hotel and Laya Waves.

What's the best neighborhood in Pasikuda to stay in?

Most desirable community among travelers staying in Pasikuda is Pasikuda Beach.

What are the preferred accommodations around Pasikuda with complimentary parking?

Accommodations with complimentary parking found in Pasikuda which are very highly rated include Baden Beach, The Dream Inn Guesthouse Passikudah and The Dream Inn Guesthouse Passikudah.

What are the very best resorts found in Pasikuda that includes airport transfer?

Properties which has airport transfer around Pasikuda which are very highly rated include The Dream Inn Guesthouse Passikudah and The Dream Inn Guesthouse Passikudah.

What are the top hotels in Pasikuda that have bars?

Hotels with bars in Pasikuda which are very highly rated include Earl's Beach Rest, Uga Bay (Pasikuda) and Uga Bay (Pasikuda).

What are the very best wheelchair accessible accommodations around Pasikuda?

Wheelchair-accessible properties in Pasikuda which are highly rated include Uga Bay (Pasikuda), Uga Bay (Pasikuda), and Uga Bay (Pasikuda).

What are some upcoming holidays in Pasikuda?

The aproaching holidays in city_name consist of Poson Full Moon Poya Day on 6/21/2024, Esala Full Moon Poya Day on 7/20/2024, and Nikini Full Moon Poya Day on 8/19/2024.

Are international travelers allowed into Pasikuda?

Foreign travelers are allowed into Pasikuda, according to our most current information. Due to changing restrictions, we advise you to check out here for additional details.

Is pre-departure covid test expected for fully vaccinated foreigners to enter Pasikuda?

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is not required to enter Pasikuda. For up-to-date and in depth information on travel restrictons, please go to the official websites of the travel authority or government of the country you wish to travel to, or go to here.

Is pre-departure covid test necessary for unvaccinated travelers to enter Pasikuda?

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is not required to enter Pasikuda. For up-to-date and detailed information on travel restrictons, be sure to take a look at the official websites of the travel authority or government of the country you wish to visit, or go to here.

What vaccines are accepted in Pasikuda?

All vaccination types are currently acknowledged and approved by the national health authority of the country that includes Pasikuda.

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More about Pasikuda

Discovering Pasikuda: Fun Facts and Reasons to Visit

Pasikuda is a small coastal town located in the eastern province of Sri Lanka. It is known for its pristine beaches, crystal clear waters, and a laid-back atmosphere. The name Pasikuda is derived from the Tamil language, which means "green algae bay." The bay is shallow and protected by a coral reef, making it an ideal spot for swimming, snorkeling, and other water sports. Pasikuda is also home to one of the longest stretches of shallow coastline in the world, which extends up to 4 km into the sea. This unique feature makes it an ideal destination for families with young children, as the shallow waters are safe for swimming and playing. Apart from its stunning beaches, Pasikuda is also known for its rich cultural heritage. The town has a significant Tamil population, and visitors can explore the local temples and learn about the region's history and traditions.

Getting There: How to Travel to Pasikuda

Pasikuda is located approximately 300 km from Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka. The easiest way to get there is by car or taxi, which takes around 5-6 hours. Alternatively, visitors can take a train or bus from Colombo to Batticaloa, a nearby city, and then take a taxi or tuk-tuk to Pasikuda. Those who prefer to fly can take a domestic flight from Colombo to Batticaloa, which takes around 1 hour. From Batticaloa, visitors can take a taxi or tuk-tuk to Pasikuda.

Top Things to Do in Pasikuda: Beaches, Water Sports, and More

Pasikuda is primarily known for its beaches, and visitors can spend hours lounging on the sand, swimming in the shallow waters, and soaking up the sun. The beach is also an ideal spot for water sports such as snorkeling, scuba diving, and jet skiing. For those who prefer to stay on land, there are plenty of other activities to enjoy in Pasikuda. Visitors can take a leisurely bike ride through the town and explore the local markets, or go on a guided tour of the nearby temples and historical sites.

Booking Your Pasikuda Stay with Agoda.com: Why It's the Best Choice

When it comes to booking a hotel in Pasikuda, Agoda.com is the best choice for travelers. Agoda.com offers a wide range of hotel options to suit every budget, from luxury resorts to budget-friendly guesthouses. Agoda.com also provides travelers with detailed information about each hotel, including reviews from previous guests, photos, and amenities. This allows travelers to make an informed decision about where to stay and ensures that they have a comfortable and enjoyable trip.

The Best Time to Visit Pasikuda: Weather, Festivals, and Events

The best time to visit Pasikuda is from May to September, as this is the dry season when the weather is warm and sunny. During this time, visitors can enjoy the beaches and water sports without the risk of rain. Pasikuda is also home to several festivals and events throughout the year, including the Kataragama Esala Festival, which takes place in July and August. This festival is a celebration of the Hindu god Kataragama and includes colorful parades, music, and dance performances.

Travel Tips for Pasikuda: What to Know Before You Go

Before traveling to Pasikuda, there are a few things that visitors should keep in mind. First, it is important to bring plenty of sunscreen and insect repellent, as the sun can be strong and mosquitoes are common. Visitors should also be aware that Pasikuda is a relatively small town and does not have many restaurants or shops. It is advisable to bring snacks and other essentials with you or to stock up in nearby cities such as Batticaloa.

Where to Stay in Pasikuda: Agoda.com's Top Hotel Picks

Agoda.com offers a wide range of hotel options in Pasikuda, from luxury resorts to budget-friendly guesthouses. Here are some of Agoda.com's top hotel picks in Pasikuda: - Inn On The Bay: This beachfront hotel offers stunning views of the ocean and is known for its friendly staff and excellent service. - Amaya Beach Pasikudah: This luxury resort features a spa, swimming pool, and private beach access. It is ideal for travelers looking for a relaxing and luxurious getaway. - Anilana Pasikuda: This boutique hotel offers stylish and modern rooms and is located just a short walk from the beach. It also has a swimming pool and on-site restaurant. - Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa: This eco-friendly resort features traditional Sri Lankan architecture and offers a range of activities and amenities, including a spa, swimming pool, and water sports. - Uga Bay (Pasikuda): This luxury resort features spacious rooms with ocean views and private balconies. It also has a swimming pool, spa, and on-site restaurant.

Savoring Pasikuda: Must-Try Food and Drink

Pasikuda is known for its fresh seafood, and visitors should not miss the opportunity to try some of the local specialties. Some must-try dishes include crab curry, prawn curry, and fish cutlets. For those who prefer vegetarian options, there are plenty of delicious Sri Lankan dishes to choose from, such as dal curry, vegetable kottu, and hoppers. Visitors should also try the local fruit, such as mangoes, papayas, and pineapples, which are in season during the summer months.

Getting Around Pasikuda: Transportation Options for Tourists

Pasikuda is a small town, and most of the attractions are within walking distance. However, visitors who want to explore the surrounding areas can take a tuk-tuk or taxi. It is advisable to negotiate the price beforehand to avoid overpaying. For those who want to explore further afield, there are several car rental companies in nearby cities such as Batticaloa. Visitors should be aware that driving in Sri Lanka can be challenging, and it is advisable to hire a driver or take public transportation instead.