Located on a peninsula the Dickwella Resort offers guests a magnificent view of the Indian Ocean. Providing guests an intimate and tranquil atmosphere the resort houses stylish rooms that are comfortable in every way. Guests can look forward to a relaxing stay along with private dining, pamper sessions at the luxurious spa and also enjoy water sports, diving or a holiday filled with excursions to many parts of the island.
Dickwella Resort is located in the south 210km away from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake which is 30km from Colombo. Guests can hire a vehicle direct to the resort from the airport or hire an air taxi to the Koggala airport. The resort is found nestled between two bays amidst tropical gardens in the South West coast of Sri Lanka.
Dickwella Resort offers Standard guest rooms and suites which are comfortable and elegantly furnished.
Rooms - The Standard guestrooms at the hotel feature a spacious bedroom with canopied beds, a sitting area decorated with Sri Lankan style furniture. All rooms include a terrace with a view of the ocean. Amenities also include a refrigerated minibar, tea/coffee maker, telephone, fan, air-conditioning and a daily housekeeping service.
Suites - Enhanced by antiques, unique artwork and a king-sized canopied bed Suites and Royal Suites are spacious and comfortable. These suites include a television, two additional divans and a scenic balcony with an ocean view. Royal Suites have a jacuzzi on the balcony overlooking the ocean while the family suite has an up stair floor with a king size canopied bed and two canopied twin beds, a television and terrace overlooking the ocean.
Boasting of one of the best Spa experiences the Spa at Dickwella Resort offers its clients exceptional services. With a blend of luscious aromatic products from the highest quality, fresh ingredients, professional therapists and a beautiful setting, the Spa ensures that your body and mind are refreshed and relaxed.
The restaurant offers casual dining in a local setting featuring Sri Lankan and European specialties with special attention to Italian cuisine. Guests can enjoy buffet meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner while often they have the opportunity to enjoy a la carte or special sea food menus. For lunch, the pizzeria offers pizzas baked in a traditional Italian Stone oven.
Under fine weather, lunch and dinner can be served in outdoor locations between the terrace, poolside while torch lit barbecues are also a popular feature. The bar offers fresh juice, cocktails and snacks. The room service menu also offers quite a good variety of menus.
Dickwella Resort takes pride is organizing traditional Sri Lankan beach weddings for International guests. Beach wedding arrangements can be tailor made to meet your individual requirements while the resort also offers special honeymoon packages for the newly weds.
The fresh sea water swimming pool is ideal to enjoy a swim while a jacuzzi is located nearby. For the sports fanatic, the resort has a red earth tennis court and also a yoga instructor. Other facilities include a small library with indoor games and a bazaar that offers a variety of cultural items, antiques and locally made souvenirs.
Activities organized by the Resort includes a diving station open from mid October to May, windsurfing, snorkeling and early morning fishing trips upon request. Surf boards, canoes and snorkeling equipment are available by the beach.
A wide range of excursions are offered with lengths varying from one day to a week. Excursions include a Galle City Tour, Bird Watching at Kalamatiya, Safaris at the Yala and Udawalawe National Parks, a visit to the Mulkirigala Rock Temple and also the Sinharaja Rainforest and Turtle Watching.