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'll find the top ten beach resorts in Sri Lanka in our hotel collection here. You might prefer to talk to one of our expert consultants. Feel free to contact us today.
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.
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.
Anilana Nilaveli, Nilaveli
Modern and comfortable, Anilana is spacious and in a good location on beautiful Nilaveli Beach.
Anilana Pasikuda, Pasikudah
A stylish hotel in a spectacular location on the headland of the famed Pasikudah Bay.
Apa Villa, Thalpe
These lovely villas promise homely privacy with the personal service and friendliness of a small hotel.
Bar Reef Resort Alankuda, 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.
Warm, peaceful, and comfortable: a deluxe boutique hotel with a personal feel on the southern coast.
Owl and the Pussycat, Thalpe
A boutique luxury hotel near Galle, right on the beach of Talpe, Sri Lankan-fusion design makes for a relaxing and enriching stay.
Palm Paradise Cabanas, Tangalle
West of Tangalle lies a peaceful coconut grove and the 22 scattered wooden cabanas that makeup Palm Paradise.
Parrotfish Bay, Mirissa
A lovely villa set on a small private bay in Mirissa with peaceful surroundings and the ocean on your doorstep.
Reef Resort & Spa, Wadduwa
Sumptuous boutique property south of Colombo offering some of the largest, most luxurious suites on the island.
Sergeant House , Unawatuna
A tropical haven in Unawatuna, this elegant villa with its lush garden surroundings does everything right.
Shinagawa Beach Hotel , Balapitiya
Decadence, privacy, and impeccable service on secluded Shinagawa Beach. This hotel is a fantastic getaway.
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.
Sun Aqua Pasikudah, Pasikudah
Sun Aqua lies on the shallow waters of the eastern Sri Lankan coast, a modern and colourful collection of luxury boutique suites.
Talalla Retreat, Talalla
Boutique hotel and retreat on a beautiful quiet beach located on the centre of the south coast.
Turtle Bay, Tangalle
Secluded boutique beach property in sleepy Kalamatiya. There is not much to do here, but relax, admire the scenery and enjoy the peacefulness.
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.