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Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First hotel (two night stay ) on tour with Mercury, arrived late in evening from airport. The hotel had food waiting for us, thanks to staff for attending to it. Had a bungalow a distance from restaurant, down a meandering path through the park of assortment of trees on the edge of a large lake. It was a detached building...

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Dear DECKCHAIR_13, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that all aspects were to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valued patronage and lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Amaya Resorts...

Downers Grove, Illinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Modern detached suites with great views. Massive park like grounds are lovely to stroll, Hugh swimming pool and very nice restaurants with lots of atmosphere. , there is a nice spa, but the bird watching was our favorite & excellent.

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Dear William S, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that all aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction and that you enjoyed a wonderful and pleasant stay with us. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you...

Marietta, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a lovely place to stay in an individual cottage. Nice room set amidst a park like setting, We lioved watching the shore birds by the lake and swimming in the lovely pool. Food was served buffet style and we found many things to enjoy. Service for water and coffee was a little slow, but not bad. Lots to...

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Dear mirsy, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that your stay with us was comfortable and to your satisfaction. Your comment regarding coffee and water service is duly noted and has been brought to the notice of the relevant mangers who have...

Malta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 'rooms' are actually little detached suites, somewhat rustic but pleasant. The grounds are lovely to walk around, the swimming pool is large, yoga is offered at the beach, there is a nice spa, but the bird watching was our favorite & excellent. The young woman who took us around was enthusiastic and knowledgable. Worth getting up for as we...

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Dear BiKong, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed a comfortable and pleasant stay with us. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back to Amaya Resorts and Spas! Warmest Regards, Sheahana Wickramasinghe Customer Relationship...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amaya Resort is a quiet peaceful place within easy reach of attractions such as Sigiriya Rock and Danbulla Temple. It is an older resort and the villas have a very odd architectural style going for looks other than comfort. The lounge area has a concrete couch with cushions. The bedroom is raised to the side. Both areas have televisions yet...

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Dear Joy B, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Triapdvisor. We regret to learn that some aspects of your stay did not live up to your expectations nor the high level of service we strive to maintain and hope you will accept our sincere apologies for...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing Hut with a pleasant view and amnesties. This was the best quality time in Sri Lanka. We stayed at the Amaya Lake hotel for 2 nights as part of our tour of Sri Lanka. it wasn't long enough. The individual bungalows were spotlessly clean and really comfortable. The scenery around the lake was stunning and we both thoroughly enjoyed...

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Dear Omer F, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are truly delighted to learn that your stay was comfortable and relaxing and that we succeeded in living up to your expectations. Thank you for your valued patronage and lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Goldau, Switzerland
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel for two nights as part of the island tour and I was impressed with the serenity of the place. The ambient is nice, quiet, waking up to singing birds; food was good with plenty of choices (although fruit juices were a bit expensive compared to the rest of the island). The room is ok, bungalows...

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Dear bilibel, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are glad to learn that most aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Your comments and suggestions too are duly noted and much appreciated as it forms an important part of our self evaluation process...

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel is situated in expansive grounds right by the lake. We got lucky and had an upgrade to a very luxurious room, which was spacious with a lovely big bed and jacuzzi. Unfortunately hot water supply was insufficient to really enjoy the latter. The pool was excellent. We also had a game of tennis. The court was concrete and...

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Dear Jenny2208, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for your review of Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed a comfortable and pleasant stay with us and that your overall experience was to your satisfaction. Your comments which we greatly appreciate are duly noted and have been brought to the notice of the relevant mangers...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The Hotel has a fantastic location just a few steps to Kandalama Lake. The rooms were clean and spacious with a nice seating place outside. The food is also very delicious with a lot of opinion to choose. The staff is very friendly. I hope to visit again.

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Dear DrArunaAbey, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for sharing your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that your stay with us was comfortable and to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back to Amaya Resorts and Spas! Warmest Regards, Sheahana Wickramasinghe Customer Relationship Manager Amaya Resorts...

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Hotel covers Huge Area with beautiful view on the lake. We enjoyed the walks with the kids around the hotel in the healthy nature . The chalet was comfortable and we enjoyed sitting outside at night . various restaurant to cover your taste . The kids enjoyed running in the nature with the squirls / Birds etc,... The Staff and...

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Dear wissamtawil, Ayubowan from Amaya Resorts and Spas! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Amaya Lake on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that all aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valued patronage and kind review. We look forward to welcoming...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the shores of enchanting Kandalama Lake, discover a lifestyle defined by tradition and natural splendour. Nestled amid 40 acres of lush forest, Amaya Lake preserves the aura of local historical treasures, creating a feeling of old-world Sri Lankan charm matched with modern luxury. Located in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle, the resort is the ideal base for exploring nearby wonders such as the ancient city of Anuradhapura and the Dambulla cave temples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amaya Lake

Address: PO Box 12 Kandalama Dambulla | Cultural Triangle, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Dambulla
Price Range: RM390 - RM1,426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amaya Lake 4*
Number of rooms: 125
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Also Known As:
Amaya Lake Dambulla
Amaya Lake Hotel Dambulla
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Romantic Hotel in Dambulla
#3 Family Hotel in Dambulla
#4 Spa Hotel in Dambulla
#4 Luxury Hotel in Dambulla
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“We had a lake view room but really you can't see it but it's fine. It's not on a level so expect to walk up slight inclines”
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“If you don't want long walks ask for a villa close to reception”
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