Amanwella is situated amidst a mature coconut grove fronting a crescent shaped beach close to the village of Tangalle in southern Sri Lanka. The resort derives its name by combining the words, aman, or “peace” in Sanskrit, and wella, the Sinhalese name for beach.
All 30 suites of this beachfront resort feature their own private swimming pool and terrace.All suites are identical in layout and design and fall into two categories based on their location and views. The suites and ocean suites are contemporary in design yet blending local material and styles like the distinctive terracotta roof tiles and hand-hewn stone walls. The suites open on both sides letting in cooling sea breezes.Suites, linked by pathways, are interspersed along the hillside to the west of the public areas. Most are within comfortable walking distance and a small resort vehicle is available for transport to the more elevated levels. There are sweeping views of the ocean and the beach, flanked by two rocky headlands.
The Restaurant is at the southern end of the resort and is open for breakfast and dinner. Perched eight metres above sea level, it offers stunning views across the pool towards the coconut grove and beach. The cuisine is Asian and Mediterranean with an emphasis on local seafood from the Indian Ocean.Adjacent to the Restaurant is the Lounge and Bar which also enjoys panoramic views.The Terrace adjacent to the swimming pool is ideal for alfresco dining.Located close to the beachfront amidst coconut trees and away from the main building, the Beach Club provides an alternative venue for lunch and private dinners.
The Pool is surrounded by an expansive terrace and is located below the main public areas. Measuring 45m in length, it is approximately 14m at its widest point and features a unique “internal wall” design. Sun loungers are available on two terraces and there are changing rooms with private outdoor showers.The Library offers a variety of reference books on the history, arts, culture and wildlife of Sri Lanka as well as a selection of novels, magazines, newspapers, audio CDs and board games. Internet access is also available.