Dolphin Beach, Kalpitiya
About Dolphin Beach Resort, Kalpitiya
For an unforgettable beach holiday for either the true romantic or the adventure lover, Dolphin Beach offers the perfect package. With comfortable accommodation that offers tent style units and a host of modern amenities, guests can choose their room category accordingly. The resort consists of a number of relaxing venues along with an infinity pool that you can enjoy a dip while witnessing a magical sunset. You can enjoy meals on the deck and take pleasure in a quiet evening secluded in the privacy of your own tent.
Location of Dolphin Beach Resort, Kalpitiya
The Dolphin Beach is located along the palm dotted unspoilt beaches of the Kalpitiya peninsula which is located about 169km away from Colombo along the North Western coastal belt of Sri Lanka. The resort is located about 120km away from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake. Kalpitiya is a narrow strip of land which is separated from the mainland by the Puttalam Lagoon while the other side is open to the Indian Ocean. The peninsula is famous for the highest ratio of dolphin and whale watching.
Accommodation at Dolphin Beach Resort, Kalpitiya
Spacious and air-conditioned tent type accommodation units are available at Dolphin Beach and it offers guests the perfect fusion of romance and adventure. The custom made tents which are named after the different species of dolphins are set well apart amidst dotted coconut groves. Each tent features a spacious verandah, king sized beds, unique furnishings and stylish en-suite bathrooms with rain showers. You can choose from family rooms and standard rooms.
Facilities at Dolphin Beach Resort, Kalpitiya
Dolphin Beach in Kalpitiya boasts of a gorgeous open dining pavilion where you can savour some of Sri Lanka's island cuisine along with the cool breeze that blows from the ocean. Guests are in for a treat when authentic local cuisine is served in traditional clay pots. Breakfast is a fusion of Eastern and Western buffets while lunch is authentic Sri Lankan. If guests prefer otherwise, there is a sumptuous a la carte menu to choose from. The resort hosts theme nights for dinner depending on the occupancy rate while menus include BBQ's, Italian and Sri Lankan cuisine along with an a la carte menu. Specialty dishes always include seafood which is fresh from the daily catch.
The deck offers the perfect view of the Indian Ocean and the western coastline. Guests can enjoy al fresco breakfasts while it also offers a beautiful venue to enjoy the sunset. There are a number of chill out venues at the Dolphin Beach while 'The Dome' is one of them. You can enjoy a beautiful sunset under a thatched roof and a soft lighting which creates a romantic ambience in the evenings. The resort's infinity swimming pool is in close proximity to the Dome and the Deck while you can enjoy a relaxing dip when you please. The 'Ice Lounge' which is a combination of rustic and contemporary design is a preferred venue to relax and read a book or simply enjoy the company of friends and family.
Dolphin Beach offers guests a range of water sports, as well as land and sea safaris that you can thoroughly enjoy. Dolphin and Whale Watching Tours are the most famous activity in Kalpitiya while November to March is the most favoured season to spot spinner dolphins which are the most common. Other species include the Bottlenose Dolphin, Risso and the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins. If you are lucky, you can even spot sperm whales and blue whales. Other activities that you can enjoy include fishing, snorkelling, kite surfing, water skiing, wind surfing, kayaking and cycling. Wild life excursions can be made to the Wilpattu National Park while a lagoon tour is always a breathtaking experience.