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Cantaloupe Aqua

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We stayed a week from 31/10/15 - 07/11/15 and the hotel was literally on the ocean. It was a beautiful and relaxing stay. It was a quiet period and so were given a complimentary upgrade to an Aqua Ultra Zen duplex suite on the first floor with floor to ceiling doors and windows and a balcony overlooking the ocean. It...

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Anne V, Guest Relations Manager at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Chris and Paddy! We hope you had a pleasant return journey Down Under. Thank you for such a great review on our hotel and staff! The kitchen staff is happy with your feedback on the food and it is a wonderful to read your appreciation for our service. We were excited you were on our trial round of the...

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

After a hectic journey my wife suggested me staying here for an overnight and it's worth for the every rupee we spend. Staff were very supportive even the duty manager had a curtsy to talk to us even he was super busy. Nice place with superb rooms. I suggest to refurbish the bathrooms to a well managed ones.

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Anne V, Guest Relations Manager at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Thusitha! We probably all know that partners can be quite persistent in holiday choices, which can lead to disagreements. We are thrilled to hear your wife made the decision to stay with us and that you both enjoyed your time to the fullest! Since we are a small boutique hotel, we always try to make some time for our...

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

we highly recommend this hotel! We loved it ! the staff is great, especially at the bar/restaurant, Madhawa, a young very smiling and helpful boy! the food was delicious! never been disapointed once. the swimming pool is small but it did not stop us to really love this hotel! we had great time there, we wish you to enjoy it...

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Anne V, Guest Relations Manager at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Astrid, How has your return to Belgium been? It was great having you as a guest in Aqua and we are excited to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Our chefs have been doing their best to create the best food possible with the fresh products we daily obtain from local markets. We agree our swimming pool is...

Tilburg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 November 2015

If you book this keep in mind that its just a random party hotel. So no rest at night. Very overpriced. THe personell is just after your money. We have both not been well after dining here so better find a nice restaurant somewhere else

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Anne V, Guest Relations Manager at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Dear Joris, Thank you indeed for your brief review in support of your spouse right below which obviously came as a mere surprise especially considering the current circumstances. It is well noted generally reviews are posted as couples, not as individuals as in this case. It is clear and agreeing you were dissatisfied over the incident which occurred on the...

Tilburg, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Never stayed in such a worse hotel.. these days had to be our last days of relaxing in Sri Lanka, but we didnt get a chance to sleep at all, because some customers were all night long in the pool with their own music and drinks and no one of the security told them to be quiet.. there were only...

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Anne V, Guest Relations Manager at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Evy, We thank you sincerely for having posted your experience of Cantaloupe Aqua. Kindly accept our apologies due to the unforeseen incident. Furthermore, we would like to clarify as below: It was noted a group of guests were playing their own music in the restaurant. This was initially addressed by the manager on duty and was halted immediately. We...

Maharagama, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Me and few friends of mine visited this place during October. It is kind of a boutique resort. The place was extremely well planned and structured within the capacity of available space. Simply dressed pleasant staff was there to welcome us and it was overwhelming. Room and the accessories were perfectly fine and cleanliness was top class. Small Jacuzzi styled...

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Anne V, Guest Relations Manager at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Sajitha, Awesome that you tried out our half board/ full board three course menu! As we recently launched it feedback is most welcome, we are glad to hear it was to your liking. Luckily it is possible to enjoy water sports as surfing even in off season. By now our surf guide must have taught you the tips and...

Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We loved every minute at this hotel. Awesome location, friendly and extremely hospitable staff (shout out to Madawa, he was always there to help)! Rooms are great, very spacious. Food delicious! Only positive things to say about this place.

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Anne V, Guest Relations Manager at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Maddie, We are happy to hear you enjoyed every minute of your stay with us. Our staff is thrilled with your positive review, thank you! If you ever decide to return to Sri Lanka we hope to see you again! Team Cantaloupe Aqua

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This is an amazing place. Loved every bit of it. I booked the Aqua Zen room and it was lovely, i loved the way they have utilized the room space with the bed on the top. The view from the room with a private balcony is stunning. Such a cozy room it was. Only thing that was missing in the...

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Anne V, Guest Relations Manager at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Amry! Thank you for reviewing our hotel! It was great having you and a pleasure to hear you loved every bit of your stay with us. We have noted your feedback on the lack of milk powder in the room and took action instantly! We are happy to inform that you can dink your tea in the room with...

Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in mid-September 2015. Perfect location for sightseeing in the surrounding area. Staff were amazing, nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent and the Chef more than willing to accommodate special requests. Not a hotel for families but highly recommend for adults.

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Anne V, Guest Relations Manager at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Gail! Your kind words on our hotel are much appreciated! Thank you for your great feedback on our staff, location and food! Team Cantaloupe Aqua

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 12 October 2015

One of the best view in all the beach resorts i have ever been ..... its like the white house in the sea.... never seen a hotel which is not on the beach but kind of in the sea..... Value for money, the staff was well trained service was with smile ..... we reached vary late but still they have...

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Anne V, Guest Relations Manager at Cantaloupe Aqua, responded to this review

Hi Dheeraj! Thank you for your great review! We were delighted to have you as guests in our hotel and are happy to hear the kids enjoyed it as much as you did. We are missing your ‘pool parties’ already! If you’d decide to visit Sri Lanka in the future, we hope to welcome you once more. Team Cantaloupe Aqua

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Cantaloupe AQUA, our private hotel and beach club. AQUA again has been awarded the Trip Advisor 'Certificate of Excellence'for for 6 consecutive years. Cantaloupe Aqua is a 15 room affordable seafront boutique hotel style in Unawatuna (Galle) Sri Lanka. The concept of the hotel is inspired by famous beach clubs around the world; it's the only one of its kind in Sri Lanka. AQUA combines contemporary spaces, amazing music, and food to create the ultimate beach getaway. "Dine where the action is infinity poolside, beach side, indoors, outdoors, under the stars, on a deck or on the beach!" AQUA offers you numerous options and spaces to wine, dine, lounge, party or just chill! 'Due to unforeseeable circumstances, Cantaloupe Aqua being primarily a beach front property has encountered difficulties providing guests with direct beach access in front of the property depending on the time of year and the seasonal weather changes. Due to man made structures built into the sea on the coastal line and global warming, which has caused inconsistent patterns of sand deposits. Sea erosion has caused Aqua to lose it's beach during some months of the year. In the event the beach is inaccessible our front desk staff will be more than happy to offer you complimentary transport to the closest beach on the right hand side of the property, which is also accessible by a 10 minute walk' - Management ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cantaloupe Aqua

Address: Matara Road | Talpe, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Unawatuna
Price Range: RM385 - RM1,048 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cantaloupe Aqua 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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Cantaloupe Aqua Hotel Unawatuna
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
#4 Luxury Hotel in Unawatuna
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
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“Far from Galle where you can find shops and cosy restaurants and nightlife”
pietrom208, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I think all rooms have great sea views. we had a first floor room which had a superb panaora of the coast”
amesburydruid2014, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms other than Aqua Ocean Play, may not be affected by road noise.”
keefos, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors have a spa”
726GaryW, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for the 1st floor rooms with a balcony”
NayLon, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
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