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Ella,
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderfully relaxing location - well away from the madding crowd! And eco friendly too. Ideal place to chill out on arrival in Sri Lanka - and let the body clock adjust to local time before launching out on a tour of this beautiful country

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Sriyann, General Manager at Bar Reef Resort, responded to this review

Thanks & appreciate you taking time to write a review for us, hope you will have a good tour, cheers! Sriyann and the team More 

Sant'Andrea, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort is located in a very quiet spot in Kalpitiya. Directly on the beach, one can choose between the sea or the beautiful infinity pool. Very friendly and helpful staff and management. Tasty Sri Lankan food and lovely and varied buffet breakfast. The cabanas are simple but very tastefully decorated with very nice outdoor shower and attention to little... More 

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Sriyann, General Manager at Bar Reef Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay at the Resort, we really value your comments, glad to hear that you enjoyed our rustic experience,the food and the Dolphin Tour.I will pass your comments to the team, appreciate your review. More 

Reading
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 12 days at this really wonderful haven of peace and quiet - being thoroughly well looked after by a most efficient, polite and smiling staff - nothing was too much trouble for them in making you comfortable. The food is excellent, tasty and beautifully presented. The gardens which provide shade are well kept, the beach is clean, but... More 

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Sriyann, General Manager at Bar Reef Resort, responded to this review

Hi Marg, It was a real treat to have hosted you at our Resort, Your detailed review speaks a lot about your stay, Thanks & appreciate your comments warm regards from all of us. Sriyann and the team More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience secluded in the nature. The villas are very calm and comfortable. The shower is unforgettable! The staff is very nice, they have a naturist, Sameera, which is very helpful. He took us on a safari at Wilpattu National Park, where he shared his knowledge and expertise, finding the best spots (we saw a Leopard on... More 

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Sriyann, General Manager at Bar Reef Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review us, happy to note that you had enjoyed your stay,including the Safari experience.I will share your comments with the team. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016

A unique eco eperience in an idyllic location We had an amazing vegetarian feast. Poolside gazebos are ideal for night time family chat and drinking. One has to be tuned to enjoying outdoor life in tropics., some femails may find using the toile facilites a cahllenge at night. Thought outdoor showers are fun.

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Sriyann, General Manager at Bar Reef Resort, responded to this review

Nice to read that you all enjoyed your stay , eco experience & amazing veggie feast. Hopefully we look forward to see you all back again, thanks and appreciate your time. Sriyann and the team More 

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This hotel certainly has potential. Sensational villas with open air showers, great pool. Let down by lackuster approach to food: it is an area famous for seafood and couldnt prepare any. And by poor lighting in bedrooms. I know its eco friendly but infuriating to not be able to see in the daytime. But these things are easily remedied.

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Sriyann, General Manager at Bar Reef Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to review us on trip advisor, we are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with seafood, we use local fresh produce purchased daily,local weather conditions have an impact on the supply. I have shared your comments with the team. Sriyann and the team More 

North Sydney, Australia
1 review
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We all had a lovely stay in this beautiful resort. The cabin was large comfortable and attractive The staff were all pleasant and helpful. the food was excellent and varied and plentiful. the surroundings lovely particularly liked having meals in the open shelters all this and a beach nearby

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Sriyann, General Manager at Bar Reef Resort, responded to this review

Hi Carlene, it was great to have hosted all you nice folks, happy to read that you enjoyed the BRR service & the experience, appreciate your review on trip advisor. Hope to see you again. Thanks, Sriyann and the team More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Stayed three nights at a beach cabana. Rustic hut type accommodation was differant but wonderful experience. We loved it !! Cold water shower outside the hut was great. Best way to start or end the day. Enjoyed sea water infinity pool a lot but the sea view was covered with fences to block blowing sand. Manager was not so friendly... More 

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Glad to read that you had a good experience during your stay at the BRR, Thanks and appreciate your comments. Hope to see you back. Sriyann and the team More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We were met with a cocktail and taken to our beautiful beach cabana. The rooms are large, airy and cosily designed. The outside shower was a real treat and a truly refreshing way to start or end the day. The staff are all wonderful - friendly, enthusiastic and made us feel completely at home and truly relaxed. Breakfast and dinner... More 

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Sriyann, General Manager at Bar Reef Resort, responded to this review

Nice to hear that you both thoroughly enjoyed your stay, cuisine and the services at the BRR, Thank you both for taking time to describe your experience. Sriyann and the team More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The highlight of this hotel is the beach setup. They've got a lovely and well kept stretch of sand. We were there during the off-season (Sept) so the beach bar / restaurant was closed, but it looked awesome even when shut. The rooms are nice. Spacious and well equipped. Food is ok - they provide a buffet for most meals... More 

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Thanks for writing us a review following your recent stay, I certainly have taken note of your feed back and action will be taken to address the issues, appreciate your input. Sriyann and the team More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Bar Reef Resort

Address: Palmyrah Avenue, Norochcholoai | off Kalpitiya Road (23 km south of Kalpitiya), Alankuda Beach 00300, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Western Province > Alankuda Beach
Price Range: ₹ 9,939 - ₹ 19,878 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bar Reef Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Quiet villa with lots of space”
 of 5 bubbles Pinkerton15, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Beach Cabana”
  • Cozy bed with a net
  • Beach Cabana
  • Cold water shower outside the hut
  • View from our hut
 of 5 bubbles Kitta2, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The beach cabanas are gently backgrounded by the soothing waves”
 of 5 bubbles MisterAndMs, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Beach Cabanas are great, all close to the pool and restaurant, all have aircon and an outside bathroom!”
 of 5 bubbles , 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Garden Villa”
 of 5 bubbles beckstaylor87, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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