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25 Best Family Resorts in Sri Lanka

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Hotel Mermaid & Club (Kalutara) 3.5 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner All-Inclusive (2014) | Top Hotels | Romance | Best Service
#1 of 8 hotels in Kalutara
6 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "I have his contact details , if anyone is interested send a pm If you want a family holiday or as just a couple this is a great place to stay. We flew emirates from glasgow and..."
  • "in the hotel, which makes for a wonderful holiday. I would not hesitate to return to this hotel & have recommended it to family & friends...."
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Ulagalla Resort (Thirappane) 4.5 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Luxury | Small Hotels | Best Service | Romance
#1 of 1 hotels in Thirappane
3 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "I have to say, though, that my expectations were well and truly exceeded and we had a wonderful stay at Ulagalla. The resort is built on an old family estate. The property runs..."
  • "The limited number of rooms (around 20) gives a feeling of family or boutique hotel but the quality and services delivered are more than 5 stars. After a few hours on the resort..."
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Jungle Beach Resort (Kuchchaveli) 4.5 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels | Luxury
#1 of 1 hotels in Kuchchaveli
6 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "visiting the peaceful and emotive Commonwealth War Memorial where a lovely family will welcome you and show you around, the Fort and the temple) and the vibe is very..."
  • "was our first stop The Hotel was just a wonderful surprise for our extended family who visited Srilanka after some time. chalets and the facilities are comfortable and..."
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#2 of 5 hotels in Marawila
5 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "We stayed at a super hotel overlooking the lake on the first trip and with a Sri Lankan family on our trip toi the forest which was a unique experience. Overall on our trips we..."
  • "WE have just Come back from one of the most relaxing and pleasurable holidays we have ever experienced, we are a small family with a little 2 year old lad, we have experienced all..."
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Saman Villas (Bentota) 4.5 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Romance | Small Hotels | Best Service
#1 of 26 hotels in Bentota
3 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are a couple who are looking to have a romantic break, or a family looking for a relaxing holiday, i urge you to try this hotel. I love it! Also stay at the side that faces..."
  • "We were only on B&B but ventured out with John and his tuktuk (very knowledgeable and reliable man), he even took us to visit his lovely family. He was waiting for us most nights..."
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#3 of 8 hotels in Kalutara
3 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "This resort is perfect for couples and small family groups. Although there is a kid's pool and table tennis, there are no other kids activities, which made it perfect for us on our..."
  • "a nutshell, despite those negatives which is very minor in nature, this is an excellent and a safe place for a family to spend a holiday...."
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The Green Rooms (Weligama)
#7 of 10 hotels in Weligama
2 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "Run by the lovely Laura and Ajith this place has a real family feel, and the seafront location is ideal. There are just 4 double rooms, simple and wooden with lovely 4 poster beds..."
  • "There are only 5 huts/ rooms so there is a very family atmosphere amongst the staff and other guests. We spent most meals dining together. Ajay is in charge and is a very jovial and..."
Thaproban Pavilion Resort and Spa (Unawatuna) 5.0 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Luxury
#8 of 23 hotels in Unawatuna
2 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
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Eden Resort & Spa (Beruwala) 4.0 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels
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#1 of 8 hotels in Beruwala
4 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "ITs an amazing place to spend quality time you your family. You can for sure rejuvinate to the T at this place. The quality of food is amazing. The breakfast is more than filling..."
  • "We figured, since none of our friends or family could come, why not just invite the whole hotel! Apparently, because of our traditional wedding clothing, we were quite the..."
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Amaya Beach (Kalkudah) 4.0 of 5
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#5 of 7 hotels in Kalkudah
2 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "cycling, pool,swimming kept us busy. Great place for a family visit or with friends. Only drawback was the buffet food which was average. ..."
  • "staff etc) were asking about it. Hotel rooms were clean. Food was very tasty. Staff were friendly. Perfect resort for a family holiday...."
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Dickman Resort (Negombo) Special Offer Package Deal
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#1 of 29 hotels in Negombo
One traveller mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "All the staffs are very friendly n feel like that we all are in one family. i thank the staff in the hotel for the nice hospitallity u all gave me. u guys did not give a single..."
  • "Perfect start with the hotel shuttle from airport to hotel by a very cute, pleasant driver. Very nice welcome at the hotel and fast checkin. One of the nicest room we ever seen with a huge balcony a..."
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Amanwella (Tangalle) 5.0 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Luxury
#5 of 13 hotels in Tangalle
2 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "manager of the hotel was soooooo hospitable to us - this is what keeps us entire family going back to their resorts over and over again. Great hospitality!..."
  • "We wanted a peaceful family holiday and stayed there with my our two sons aged 3 and 5. The place is nice, and beautifully designed. The rooms are luxuriously spacious and offer..."
Amaya Hills (Kandy) 4.0 of 5
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#22 of 52 hotels in Kandy
5 travellers mentioned "family resort" and "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "It is very much a family resort. The staff were very professional, except the very rude guy who checked us in. He obviously hates his job. He made us sit down and when after ten..."
  • "If you are a big family with multiple rooms, you may end up walking alot between rooms. 4> breakfast was sameboth days 5> there is no internet in rooms, let alone free. Even if you..."
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#3 of 7 hotels in Mirissa
2 travellers mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "The place is family-oriented and has a large garden, fenced from the beach, where the children can play safely, with a lot of hammocks and lounge chairs hanging and spread around..."
  • "The room itself is huge with 2 big beds (they must have made it for family). Bathroom does not flush well, air-con was really loud. I told the reception staff and they had the..."
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#16 of 23 hotels in Unawatuna
2 travellers mentioned "family resort" when describing this hotel.
  • "The rooms are attended too a very high standard, thanks to (Dilip ) really lovely family hotel. Site seeing was just a tuk tuk away Galle Fort is a must , So much history to..."
  • "This place would beat all other hotels as the place to stay at Unawatuna. I'm not surprised as almost everyone said "UBR" when I inquired for a hotel in Unawatuna. (FYI Now it's rebranded as Calamande..."
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#6 of 52 hotels in Kandy
One traveller mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "for the place) is a sense of genuine care and love: the managers and staff are a family welcoming you into their magical medieval village (the stone paths which zig-zag up the..."
  • "When we booked our stay at the Samadhi Centre we were hoping for a different experience than the traditional 4 star hotel on offer in Kandy. We were not disappointed. It's set high up in the hills ou..."
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Langdale by Amaya (Nuwara Eliya) 4.0 of 5
#4 of 20 hotels in Nuwara Eliya
One traveller mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "So Sri Lanka you can do it ! Special thanks to Siddarth and the hotel manager for helping us to check on some family history in the tea planations - a couple of phone calls and a..."
  • "It’s an exceptional location on mountains with natural attributes which distant from the busy city. We enjoyed the blue Mountain View with calm environment, light breeze and fresh oxygen to inhale. T..."
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#4 of 5 hotels in Koggala
One traveller mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "and family. It is a great hotel for couples / family and friends. I truely hope this helps you.and you have a wonderful stay like i did..."
  • "This hotel certainly has pros and cons. The rooms are large and well appointed, but the floor grubby and your feet were dirty if not wearing shoes. The view was wonderful from the second floor, and ..."
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#1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Rajawella
One traveller mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are looking for relaxed and luxurious low key leisure close to Kandy then this is clearly the place to go; couple or family. Any realistic review should off course include..."
  • "When you are tired of the beach, the beach sellers, the traffic, and the noise and would like to just relax, this is the place. A quiet place located in the area of Victoria golf and country resort, ..."
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Haridra Resort & Spa (Wadduwa) 4.0 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels
#5 of 7 hotels in Wadduwa
One traveller mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "Gamunu, Thomas and Milinda really made a great impression on me and my whole family. its a great place to travel to with your family and kids as the pool has a great kiddie area..."
  • "Our entire stay at this hotel was very good. Friendly staff and the food was also very good. Rooms are just amzing and clean. We would definitely recommend this hotel which has a outstanding massage c..."
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Tissa Resort (Yala National Park)
#7 of 31 Speciality lodging in Yala National Park
One traveller mentioned "family" when describing this hotel.
  • "This family-run place is small scale and also a quiet place. The food was very fresh and we took all our meals in Tissa Resort. Everthing is served with modesty. We were very lucky..."
  • "Tissa Resort is situated in the old, more quiet, part of Tissa and only a short tuk-tuk ride in to the new town. The place was comparatively well-priced and one of the cleanest places we've stayed a..."
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Anantaya Resort & Spa Chilaw (Chilaw) 4.5 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Luxury
#1 of 1 hotels in Chilaw
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  • "This is probably the best hotel we stayed during our visit to seven hotels in Sri Lanka. The property is new, well designed and sea facing. We enjoyed our 4 days stay here. The food was probably the b..."
  • "The hotel was opened just a few months ago and it's relatively unknown yet, which was perfect for us. The rooms are really spacious, offer amazing views of the ocean and my personal recommendation is ..."
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#2 of 4 hotels in Habarana
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  • "We stayed here for 3 nights whilst touring the cultural triangle. It is easy to access all the sights. The hotel is excellent value. It isn't the smartest of hotels but the staff are friendly, it is c..."
  • "The accommodation comprised of a series of luxurious cabins complete with their own wooden patio area where you could sit around a table and relax with a book and watch the monkeys playing in the tree..."
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Ceylon Tea Trails (Hatton) 5.0 of 5 Travellers' Choice® 2015 Winner Best Service | Romance | Small Hotels | Luxury
#1 of 1 hotels in Hatton
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  • "My husband and I spent three nights in the Castlereagh lodge in the Baker room, The room was fabulous. It was in the back corner with a huge private yard with lounge chairs under a covered patio so ..."
  • "This was our first port of call when we arrived in Sri Lanka. After a tedious car journey from the airport to the Tea Trails - and breaking down en route - we were greeted with such a warm welcome it..."
#8 of 10 hotels in Weligama
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  • "Amazing Garden villa, great services and nice beach with a lot of waves. We had a great time and I have to recommened this hotel especially because of the great manager that runs it. Will come back fo..."
  • "We went to this place for the weekend and i was really impressed by the service, atmosphere cleanliness, food and the beach. Keep up the good work manager Marcus!!! Mrs.R.Soysa..."
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Dickwella Resort (Dikwella) 3.0 of 5
#2 of 6 hotels in Dikwella
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  • "The location of this resort is amazing - on a headland giving you the best beach and sea views you'll encounter in Sri Lanka. The accommidation is fairly basic but rooms have air conditioning, nice vi..."
  • "We enjoyed our stay here with a 2 year old. Loved the beach and liked the food.Scenic location...."
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Amaya Lake (Dambulla) 4.0 of 5
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#8 of 12 hotels in Dambulla
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  • "Stayed here for one night, wish we had more time. Fantastic location, you can walk right down to the lake. The lobby, restaurant and bar are all under roofs but otherwise open to the elements. The po..."
  • "This is a lovely hotel in a garden setting on the edge of Amaya Lake. Most of the rooms are duplex garden rooms, with a small number of hotel style rooms at the back of the grounds. I would advise t..."
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