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Top 10 Hotels in Batticaloa

D&J Stamford Hotel
2.5 out of 5
Main Street, Arugam Bay, Batticaloa, Eastern
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£21
per night
21 Dec-22 Dec
D&J Stamford Hotel
Karpaha Sands
4.5 out of 5
Kimbula Thona, Valachchenai, Eastern Province
£84
per night
9 Dec-10 Dec
4.9/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Great!

"Amazin place with unbelievable views and privacy! You really have to experience this place yourself! The only place for improvment would in my opinion be the service. While the service is currently friendly and well-intentioned, it is by no means polished. This will likely get better as the staff ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 May 2019

Karpaha Sands
Anantaya Resort and Spa Passikudah
5 out of 5
Coconut Cultivation Board Road, Pasikuda, Valachchenai
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£65
per night
21 Dec-22 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (46 reviews)
Relaxing hotel with wonderful staff

"We had a very enjoyable time while staying here and were warmly greeted by friendly staff from the moment we arrived. The rooms were very clean and furnished to a high standard, and if any issue came up the maintenance team resolved it quickly. Breakfast and dinner buffets were enjoyable, with a ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2019

Anantaya Resort and Spa Passikudah
Amethyst Resort Passikudah
3.5 out of 5
Coconut Board Road, Valachchenai
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£31
per night
9 Dec-10 Dec
4.4/5Excellent! (19 reviews)

"Friendly and helpful staffs and very good location close to ser"…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2019

Amethyst Resort Passikudah
Anilana Pasikuda
4.5 out of 5
No.14, Hotel Development Road, Valachchenai
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£68
per night
9 Dec-10 Dec
4.4/5Wonderful! (21 reviews)

"This is a stunning resort, with excellent service and beautiful surroundings. It's a shame that the tourist industry in Sri Lanka is suffering but everyone is very welcoming and we were grateful for the peace and quiet at anilana. The beach bungalow we stayed in was exceptionally clean, spacious ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jul 2019

Anilana Pasikuda
Sunrise by Jetwing
5 out of 5
Coconut Board Rd, Pasikudah, Valachchenai
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£45
per night
9 Dec-10 Dec
4.4/5Wonderful! (43 reviews)

"Our 9-day stay at Sunrise by Jetwing is a dream come true in every respect, great service, perfect location, beautiful and very clean hotel with a beautiful beach and a huge swimming pool. The food is delicious. An ideal place for a relaxing holiday away from a thousand tourists. The staff are excellent ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2019

Sunrise by Jetwing
Sun Aqua Pasikudah
5 out of 5
Pasikudah, Valachchenai
£71
per night
21 Dec-22 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (40 reviews)

"The property is well laid out with easy access to all of the amenities. The staff was wonderful! Always friendly"…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2018

Sun Aqua Pasikudah
Riviera Resort
2.5 out of 5
£17
per night
21 Dec-22 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (26 reviews)

"The place gave you all the experience of the jungle but was clean and safe. I loved it! Not to mention the food was absolutely delicious."…"

Reviewed on 8 Nov 2019

Riviera Resort
Hotel East Lagoon
3.5 out of 5
Sinna Uppodai Road, Batticaloa
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4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Friendly Hotel at Batticaloa

"Well located property on the lagoon. Good and comfortable rooms. Towels and toiletries could have been better. Good restaurant and bar. Food was good but limited menu choices."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jun 2018

Hotel East Lagoon
The Calm Resort & Spa
3.5 out of 5
Coconut Cultivation Board Road, Pasikuda, Valachchenai
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£49
per night
9 Dec-10 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (35 reviews)

"Excellent beach and nigh light of the trip ! great staff who is more than accommodating to individual needs , great buffet selections meal times balance between western and south Asian cuisines. If I had to give a small advise of improvement it would be hotel should install a coffee machine or keep ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2019

The Calm Resort & Spa
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Pocket Guide: Batticaloa

Visiting Batticaloa

Luxury-minded travellers will find upscale places to stay in Batticaloa, though all guests will undoubtedly appreciate the bird watching, jungle and library. This welcoming city also attracts visitors with its a cathedral, restaurants and temples.

  • You'll find Expedia hotels in the surrounding area
  • May is the most expensive month to travel here, whereas December is the most economical
  • Closest major airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 129 mi (207.6 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Batticaloa

  • Its library and a cathedral are notable, and landmarks include Our Lady of Sorrows Church, St Anthony’s Church, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, and St Mary’s Cathedral
  • Favourite places to visit in the city include Batticaloa Market, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, St Michael’s College and Auliya Mosque
  • Also, some natural sights include birds, jungle and beaches that can't be understated

Getting around Batticaloa

Batticaloa has plenty of options for transport. You can explore your options for water transport at the port.

Dressing for Batticaloa

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 32°C during the day and 22°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 32°C, while the average at night is 23°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 31°C with night-time averages of 24°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 31°C and nighttime averages of 22°C
  • About 63 millimetres of rain falls on Batticaloa each year

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