Blue Whale Beach Resort
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Blue Whale Beach Resort

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4.5
#1 of 2 resorts in Kalpitiya
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Location
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Cleanliness
4.4 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.2 of 5 bubbles
Value
"Stay with us, Feel like home". First ever luxury boutique hotel in Kalpitiya. We are facing the beach directly (indian ocean) which is very popular for dolphin watching & whale watching. Kite surfing is one of the popular water sports in Kalpitiya. We are very close to the kite surfing lagoon. Our rooms are luxury, spacious and comfortable. Large pool is a benefit.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Badminton
Kids stay free
Babysitting
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Bicycle rental
Bowling
Canoeing
Diving
Windsurfing
Bicycle tours
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Karaoke
Table tennis
Walking tours
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Open-air bath
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Ironing service
Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Dishwasher
Extra long beds
Bidet
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Microwave
Minibar
Oven
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
Star ratings are intended to indicate the general level of features, amenities, and services to expect. This property is classified according to Giata.
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Boutique
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, German, Italian

Location

Beach Road, Kalpitiya 61360 Sri Lanka
Getting there
Somewhat walkable
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Grade: 52 out of 100
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Bandaranayake Intl Airport
72.9 mi
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Wasantha Gunathilaka wrote a review Feb 2021
Beruwala, Sri Lanka5 contributions
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Very quiet place. Friendly service .A perfect hotel to relax and be looked after as if you were at home ! The blue whale resort is a boutique hotel which opened over a year ago so it’s spotless and comfortable where everything works from the WiFi to air conditioning to USB connection in large comfortable bedrooms ! The pool is lovely nestled in between tall palm trees and the beach is long and sandy with a lagoon
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Date of stay: February 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Room Tip: Corteges are excellence
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Damitha Weerasinghe wrote a review May 2022
Doha, Qatar1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
During the entire trip, we had our transport arranged by the hotel for a very reasonable price. The driver was also very dedicated and helpful. Food was also great and had a great range. We stayed there for 4 nights and all staff were willingly assisted us with food orders during odd times as well. We visited Vilpattu for Safari and it was worth watching. Transport was also arranged by the hotel. Our sincere thanks goes to Mr Sumith who is the GM of the hotel as he attended to our requests and other guests too, around the clock. However, i would like to comment on the power inturruption we faced two days during late night due to fuel crisis in Sri lanka. It would be great, if management could find a solution to this issue in order to make the guests stay an unforgettable one. I remember, many guests were complaining on the issues as it was inconvenient specially the ones had kids. Despite of this issue , all other services were amazing, cabanas are very clean and well maintained. One day , we had our bathroom door locked around 1 am during the power cut , GM and the staff were so kind enough to fix the issue at the same time. Overall, service offered was excellent .
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Date of stay: March 2022
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
3.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
Room Tip: pool view is great
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Response from John Alahakoon, Owner at Blue Whale Beach Resort
Responded 23 Jul 2022
Thank you for choosing The Blue Whale Resort, Kalpitiya for your vacation. Thank you for sharing your true experience and review about the services. Looking forward to seeing you at the resort soon.
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Marlon V wrote a review Aug 2023
Lucerne, Switzerland96 contributions41 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
A good hotel in Kalpitiya cleanliness and service are held at a very high standard , i stayed there 7 nights in a Chalet , and i would like to mention the Manager of the Hotel Mr Sumith does an excellent job in looking after the welfare of his guests . All you have to do is ask him and its done . The quality of the food is good and the Sri lankan breakfast is excellent .The hotel is in a quiet location with a good garden and beach for long walks in the evening.Should you need transportation please ask the manager to organise Gamini the trishaw driver for you for your short trips around town.. I would like to mention that the blue whale has its own kitesurfing school , i did not use it but i met the instructor who is very good . The Chalets are big and has everything that one needs for a comfortable stay chalet 106 is the best at the end of the garden. The Kitchen chef makes a great dessert its called Wattalapam do not miss this otherwise you holiday will not be complete . Have a great holiday .
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Date of stay: August 2023
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: if you stay in a chalet ask for 106 at the end of the garden.
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Upul D wrote a review Oct 2022
Oviedo, Florida11 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I visited Kalpitiya area with a group 8 adults and the driver and booked 4 rooms with this resort hotel. Driver was provided drivers' quarters. We had one triple superior chalet, two double superior chalets and one single room for two nights. The location was great and chalets were great (my wife and I stayed in a superior double) with an innovative design. We had a full-board reservation that meant we got all three meals from the hotel. The staff was very attentive and attended to all our needs always with a smile and the service was great. Since we were there during the off-season (the season runs from December through April) the selection of food was limited, but quality and quantities were more than sufficient. The breakfast had local and western food as well as an omelette station while lunch had plenty of variety as well. Pork curry and kalamari were my favorites. My wife and I were visiting from US (Orlando, Florida) and we're very content of the hotel. Over the years we have stayed at over hundreds of hotels throght the world and also been on many cruises so when I say something is relatively good I mean it. We were very happy with stay. I highly recommend this boutique hotel, but make sure you make your needs and requirements known to the staff clearly as language barriers may exist in communication with lower-level staff.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Best time December thru April, let management know all of your needs and requirements so they...
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Manfred S wrote a review Mar 2022
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
we booked 3 days in a deluxe double room. than we wanted to stay 2 days longer, but the hotel was booked up, one of the manager gave us his room for our longer stay. thanks !
the buffets, morning and evening, were delicious and partly international and partly local.
situation and atmosphere of the hotel inspiring !
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Date of stay: February 2022
4.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Marnix wrote a review Jul 2022
Haarlem, The Netherlands7 contributions2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We just stayed 3 nights in this hotel with our 3 daughters and had the best stay we could wish for. The food was excellent, the pool clean and chilfriendly, and all kind of activities were able to do (kiting, yoga. Exploring local village). The owner and staff are superfriendly (they drove us to the fish market, learnt the kids opening coconuts, took care of some puppies for the kids etc.). The kids loved the pool which was super for teenagers but also for very small due to ita different seizes. Very family friendly but also a perfect place if you want to kite surf.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: When in doubt, just go to Sri Lanka and especially to this area. People are superfriendly and...
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Natasha D wrote a review Oct 2023
19 contributions
+1
4.0 of 5 bubbles
From the time of placing the booking to check out staff was just great. Was very hospitable. The room was clean and comfortable. The food was hearty. We must specially mention the cute little out door Pizza oven which produced delicious Pizza for dinner. The beach was clean with full of sea shells which our 2 year old son enjoyed. Had wonderful relaxing holiday and will go back for sure. Cheers!
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Date of stay: September 2023
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled with family
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MEW 470 wrote a review Feb 2024
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom23 contributions15 helpful votes
3.0 of 5 bubbles
A bit disappointed with this hotel. Our room opened onto the bar area, therefore no view, a light in the bar was on until 2am and shown into the room.
The shower curtain was dirty and hairdryer hanging off the wall, these are small things but shows a lack of attention to detail.
Food was average.
Staff were untrained and we had to keep trying to find people to get served at the bar as they sat upstairs chatting.
All in all not a great experience, not somewhere we would recommend
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Nishantha M wrote a review Feb 2023
United Kingdom4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Very pleasant and relaxing stay. Delicious food, clean rooms and poolside.

Team @ blue whale are , Very welcoming and make you feel relaxing …from the moment you walk-in to the hotel.

There is something for everyone to do. Very clean sandy beach. If you love water sports… go nowhere else. One of the highlights of my stay was watching dolphins 🐬

I will definitely recommend this lovely place and no hesitation to visit again.

Thank you for looking after us. See you soon.
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Date of stay: February 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled solo
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anna m wrote a review Jul 2022
11 contributions
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Superb beautiful rooms and friendly staff. Very taste food and excellent service. When you’re visit kalpitiya you must go to bluewhale resort. The manager was very friendly and helpful. He arranged no wind activity and day tours for no wind days.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: They have own big park and more space. Children friendly garden
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Answer from John A
5 contributions1 helpful vote
yes
Answer from John A
5 contributions1 helpful vote
4.5ft at the large pool baby pool 2ft and 1ft for kiddies
Lundin5 asked a question Oct 2018
Gothenburg, Sweden
Hi, do you have driver accomendation.
Answer from John A
5 contributions1 helpful vote
yes
Marlon V wrote a tip Aug 2023
Lucerne, Switzerland96 contributions41 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"if you stay in a chalet ask for 106 at the end of the garden."
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Chamidissa wrote a tip May 2023
Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia98 contributions40 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"Please contact the hotel in advance to know the condition of the access road."
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Upul D wrote a tip Oct 2022
Oviedo, Florida11 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Best time December thru April, let management know all of your needs and requirements so they will communicate to the staff, ver nice pool but only 4.5' deep throughout"
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Nilantha G wrote a tip Aug 2022
Kegalle, Sri Lanka10 contributions3 helpful votes
4.0 of 5 bubbles
"It’s a mid range hotel so don’t expect 5 star comforts…. But value for money I must say…"
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anna m wrote a tip Jul 2022
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"They have own big park and more space. Children friendly garden"
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PRICE RANGE
£49 - £106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaNorth Western ProvinceKalpitiya
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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BLUE WHALE BEACH RESORT - Updated 2024 Reviews, Photos & Prices

Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Whale Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Blue Whale Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Kalpitiya Kite Beach (2.1 miles) and Kalpitiya Kite Beach (1.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Blue Whale Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Blue Whale Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Blue Whale Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Blue Whale Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Blue Whale Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include The BNKR Cafe, Windy Waves Beach Restaurant, and Mamas Here Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Blue Whale Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Blue Whale Beach Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Blue Whale Beach Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Blue Whale Beach Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Blue Whale Beach Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Blue Whale Beach Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kalpitiya Kite Beach (2.1 miles).
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