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Calamander Unawatuna Beach places you next to Unawatuna Beach and within 2 miles (3 km) of Mihiripenna Beach. This 83-room, 4-star resort welcomes guests with 3 outdoor pools, free breakfast, and free in-room WiFi. On the beach, the resort is also close to Jungle Beach and Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya.


Free buffet breakfast is served each morning from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant.


Calamander Unawatuna Beach's 83 rooms are air-conditioned and provide balconies or patios, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and 32-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free newspapers, free bottled water, and laptop-compatible safes are also available.

Property features

Renovated in 2013, Calamander Unawatuna Beach offers 3 outdoor pools, a children's pool, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle (available on request) for USD 115 per room one way. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach resort include a seasonal outdoor pool, free newspapers, and a terrace.


  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. Bring your whole family to Calamander Unawatuna Beach for summer fun including 3 outdoor swimming pools, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a children's pool.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. The resort offers a restaurant. A beach bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This beach resort also offers a garden and a terrace. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in September 2013.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 83 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Beach bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1982 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

Calamander Unawatuna Beach offers 83 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM.

Melt - This beachfront bar specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Brix Pizzeria - This beachfront family restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Game viewing nearby 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 80.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 40.00 (from 3 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 90.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 45.00 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • Gala Dinner on 31 12 per adult: USD 80.00
  • Gala Dinner on 31 12 per child: USD 40.00 (from 3 to 12 years old)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 115 per room (one way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Calamander Beach
  • Calamander Beach Hotel
  • Calamander Beach Hotel Unawatuna
  • Calamander Unawatuna Beach
  • Unawatuna Beach Hotel Unawatuna
  • Unawatuna Beach Resort

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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