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 conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. On the beach, the resort is also close to Jungle Beach and Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya.

Dining

For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is available for a fee. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or entertain your taste buds at the onsite restaurant or coffee shop/café.

Rooms

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

Guests staying at Calamander Unawatuna Beach enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, 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, a library, and free newspapers.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

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. After a day at the beach, enjoy amenities at Calamander Unawatuna Beach like an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

Dining options at the resort include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. 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.

Calamander Unawatuna Beach has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 83 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Beach bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1982 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

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 café 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

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

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

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

Accessibility

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

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

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 80.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 40.00 (from 5 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)
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.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 10 for adults and USD 5 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 115 per room (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per stay
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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