Would you like to stay in the best beach hotels in Sri Lanka? From boutique hotels to laidback cabanas and luxury resorts, Experience Travel Group will ensure you find the kind of beautiful holiday resorts in Sri Lanka that suit you best. There are miles and miles of palm-fringed, sandy beaches, with fantastic luxury hotels and resorts.
Our experts have travelled widely across the island and handpicked the best luxury beach hotels in Sri Lanka. We consider these to be the best of the best in terms of character, size, luxury and style. Key to your selection will be the area: you need to decide if you want to be busy or relaxed, have the beach to yourself or have access to local restaurants.
There are of course many more beachside hotels in Sri Lanka than we have listed here. You might prefer to talk to one of our expert consultants. Contact us today for a chat.
Another option could be a beach villa. To see how these beach hotels could slot into your trip, have a look at our suggested Sri Lanka holiday ideas.
Best Luxury Beach Hotels in Sri Lanka
A place to take the breath of the most hardened luxury holiday-maker: Aditya is a lovely small hotel on Sri Lanka's south-west coast.
Ahu Bay, Ahungalla
Hidden gem situated in the middle of two coastal bays.
Total sensual luxury in a dazzling location on Sri Lanka's spectacular southern coastline.
Anantara Peace Haven Resort, Tangalle
A large, luxurious resort situated on a secluded stretch of southern coastline.
Apa Villa, Thalpe
These lovely villas promise homely privacy with the personal service and friendliness of a small hotel.
Bar Reef Resort , Kalpitiya
Eclectic beach property on the deserted sands of Kalptiya Peninsula with dolphin and whale watching.
Bay Villas , Balapitiya
Lovely property overlooking the ocean with a relaxed atmosphere, delicious food and direct beach access.
Buckingham Place, Rekawa
Stylish, fun, contemporary villas with a great atmosphere and a sublime location overlooking Rekawa's lagoon and beaches
Cape Weligama, Weligama
A beautiful hotel overlooking the ocean on the southern coast of Sri Lanka.
Chena Huts , Yala
The first luxury Safari Lodge set between Yala National Park and the ocean - great for wildlife and beach enthusiasts alike.
Club Villa, Bentota
A stylish, hip and laid-back beachside hotel with a decidedly Celyonese twist and a train running through the end of the garden!
Coco Tangalla, Tangalle
Chic and cosy, this colonial beach villa would suit a laid back couple wanting personal service.
Hip, contemporary and luxury hotel and spa on the golden sands of Koggala on the palm-fringed south coast of Sri Lanka.
Frangipani Tree, Thalpe
Luxury villa hotel with private tennis court and wide beach frontage outside Galle
Jungle Beach, Kuchaveli, Trincomalee
Exotic beach-side resort near Trincomalee, perfect for exploring the natural beauty of Sri Lanka's east coast.
KK Beach, Habaraduwa
A contemporary beachfront hotel on a quiet beach with stylish interiors and fantastic service.
Kumu Beach, Balapitiya
An intimate beach hotel with attentive staff and panoramic views over the Indian Ocean.
Last House, Tangalle
The ultimate in Sri Lankan beach villa escape: a super stylish & magnificent Geoffrey Bawa designed villa.
Parrotfish Bay, Mirissa
A lovely villa set on a small private bay in Mirissa with peaceful surroundings and the ocean on your doorstep.
Sri Sharavi Beach Villas & Spa , Mirissa
Sri Sharavi in Mirissa is bright and modern with wonderful facilities and a private beach. Come here to relax.
Talalla Retreat, Talalla
Boutique hotel and retreat on a beautiful quiet beach located on the centre of the south coast.
Uga Bay, Pasikudah
This luxury resort on Passikudah beach is great for families, set apart by its fantastic service and paradise feel.
Spacious, family-friendly suites and villas situated between a beautiful stretch of beach and an estuary with an array of activities on offer.