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When travelling to Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, you will want to stay as close to the beach as possible. I loved visiting Hikkaduwa. It is still one of my favourite places in Sri Lanka! Because of this, I have put together a list of the best hikkaduwa Beach Hotels for you to choose from. Also scroll down to the bottom where you will find a comprehensive comparison table of all the hotels in this article. 

Riff Hikkaduwa Beach Hotel

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Be intoxicated by the limpid blue pool set between the soft sandy beach and the hotel on the other. The calming hues of white will instantly relax you and set the mood for a relaxing vacation. You’ll be just 50m away from the beach, with the Riff providing all other accessories, from a restaurant to a fitness centre within the premises, for a well-balanced vacation. Bask in 5-star luxuries from within the rooms too, equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities, a desk and sea views, so you won’t have to miss the breeze even if you’re travelling for work. 

Sapphire Seas Beachfront Hotel

Once you arrive at the 4-star Sapphire Seas Beachfront Hotel, there won’t be much else you have to do except get in your vacation mindset and let the sea breeze guide your instincts. Whether you want to stay in and lounge literally, in, the pool, or wander off and explore the Hikkaduwa beaches, the hotel has got you covered. The facilities found within include a tour desk, currency exchange and packaged takeaway lunches made upon request. The rooms include a desk and a minibar, with free toiletries in the bathrooms, all accompanied by sea and pool views.   

Hikka FnR Villa

Hikka FnR Villa is the perfect blend between modern aesthetics and comfort, the perfect mix for that Instagram friendly vacation. Set between the hotel restaurant and beach, the pool lets you float away on the blue, green water as you order drinks and enjoy the sea view. Hire a bike or car at the villa itself and explore the Hikkaduwa beaches and town, or laze around in the garden or terrace at the hotel, whatever you fancy or whatever the weather brings, Hikka FnR Villa has got you covered. The rooms offer sea and garden views, alongside amenities such as a hairdryer and a desk and free toiletries in the bathroom. 

Ritas Hotel

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If you’re keen on getting some surfing time on your holiday, Ritas Hotel is the perfect location. It is located just 30m from the main surfing area and even provides Windsurfing accessories upon request. The rooms are simply furnished, giving it a very local vibe, but with the necessary amenities such as mosquito nets, work desk and en suite bathrooms. You have a restaurant within the property, located just on the beach, a tour desk for travel assistance and bike hire facilities. You can also enjoy the Hikkaduwa sunsets and nightlife from within the property itself by relaxing at the restaurant with a drink and watching the passersby.

Lucky Elephant

If you’re keen on getting some surfing time on your holiday, Ritas Hotel is the perfect location. It is located just 30m from the main surfing area and even provides Windsurfing accessories upon request. The rooms are simply furnished, giving it a very local vibe, but with the necessary amenities such as mosquito nets, work desk and en suite bathrooms. You have a restaurant within the property, located just on the beach, a tour desk for travel assistance and bike hire facilities. You can also enjoy the Hikkaduwa sunsets and nightlife from within the property itself by relaxing at the restaurant with a drink and watching the passersby.

Lucky Elephant

Offering a long outdoor pool facing the beach, a restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar, Lucky Elephant provides an excellent seafront retreat. The rooms are spacious and modernly furnished in a simple manner, leaving room for lounging while taking in the ocean views. The cement floors are cooling against the hot sun outside and the bathrooms, also decorated with the same cement finish, give the whole space a very outdoorsy feel, so it feels like you’re in a private villa rather than a hotel. All the rooms are also equipped to accommodate any of your business needs, with comfortable desks and Wi-Fi throughout the property. Watch out for the luxurious hot tub with a sea view in their suit!

Ranmal Beach Hotel

A simple villa with ocean view rooms and a restaurant right on the golden sand. Ranmal Beach Hotel offers simple rooms with balconies facing the ocean or the pool. You’re not only a skip from the beach but also a short 5min drive to the Hikkaduwa town. The classic wood furniture and beds with high bedposts are reminiscent of traditional Sri Lankan furniture, giving the interior the classic vibe found in olden homes. The hotel also offers Ayurvedic massages, a shuttle service from the airport and a tour desk happy to plan out your entire stay, so all you’ll need to worry about it is stepping off the plane.

New Ocean Hill Hotel

New Ocean Hill Hotel is more secluded than the rest and offers its own private beach, so if what you’re looking for is a getaway from everything and anything, this may be your place, but you’ll still be just a cheap ride away from the main towns. For those wanting a steady swim, you can enjoy the long outdoor pool facing the ocean with a large terrace. The rooms are spacious and bright, also facing the sea, with attached bathrooms. The hotel also offers bike and car rentals, an in-house restaurant, and can guide you to all the best diving, cycling and fishing spots around.

Moon Beam - The Beach Heaven

See a little heaven come to life when the sun goes down at the Moon Beam – The Beach Heaven, made to shelter you from the scorching sun during the day and illuminate by night. The entire property is lined with trees and offers a little turquoise pool to cool you down after a good sea bath. The rooms are simple but well equipped, with everything from a cupboard, a luggage rack, desk and tea/coffee making facilities and an attached bathroom with modern fittings. The seafront offers loungers and a restaurant serving international cuisine. 

Aditya Boutique Hotel

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Aditya Boutique Hotel offers a luxurious retreat by the beach all equipped to pamper you from dawn to dusk, leaving you just enough time to soak in some vitamin sea in between. This boutique hotel offers a spa and private plunge pools, and little secluded nooks to hideaway into. The rooms are large and spacious, with cement finishes to keep you calm and relaxed. You wouldn’t really need a pool amongst all this, but there is one anyways, so you don’t become a wholly pampered hermit. You’ll be just a step away from the beach, and while you’re not indulging in a spa treatment, you can hire a bike or take a Sri Lankan cooking class. 

Mountain Wave Hotel and Surfshop

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Mountain Wave Hotel and Surf shop offers a place from which to enjoy simple luxuries. Clean, spacious and bright rooms with attached bathrooms, equally minimally decorated, some even with fitted bathtubs for that extra rest and relaxation. It is located right on the beach with an in-house restaurant, also on the beach, and also offers a terrace and bar. The other amenities found here to make your vacation more comfortable are room service, currency exchange and even bike and car hire. It goes unsaid that you can find anything related to surfing right here, then pick the board that calls for you and head to the water. 

Dreamvillage

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Located on the beach and surrounded by trees, the Dreamvillage offers a tranquil escape. With large rooms decorated in typical Sri Lankan style furniture and spacious bathrooms, Dreamvillage offers cabana-style facilities, also providing family rooms for those who might require. You will basically feel like you rented your own private, secluded cottage. The property itself offers barbeque facilities, airport shuttles and a front desk that can guide to all the activities nearby such as windsurfing, diving and fishing. 

Hotel Dolphin Hikkaduwa

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So colourful that it is hard to miss, the Hotel Dolphin Hikkaduwa is located right on the beach and offers excellent rooms with great ocean views. The rooms are spacious, with incredible large beds and added ones if needed and attached bathrooms. Apart from being able to jump into the ocean, you can also relax under some very colourful beach umbrellas and enjoy the breeze. It is also conveniently located just steps away from the bus stop for avid travellers. 

At Ease Beach Hotel

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At Ease Beach Hotel will definitely make you feel right at ease with its dainty atmosphere. Located right on the beach, the rooms offer pool and sea views, as well as little balconies from which to enjoy the ocean. When you’re not getting your dose of salty water, you can lay around at the pool area and sip on some coconut water. You can also ask for unique dining setups to be prepared right on the beach for that special occasion. 

Ocean Edge Hikkaduwa

With a little garden at the edge of the ocean, the Ocean Edge Hikka offers its guests a little bit of the best of both worlds. When you’re not feeling like lounging at the beach, you can have an excellent coffee on the terrace. All spaces are made for relaxing or comfortably engaging in some work. The rooms are spacious and offer the chase of having breakfast whilst facing the ocean. They’re even made for longer vacations, also providing a spacious wardrobe. 

Hotel Refresh Blue

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Hotel Refresh Blue is like a mini-resort. Thoroughly luxurious, sitting on the golden sand, and equipped to accommodate everyone from groups of friends to families. It is done simply, but able to provide every necessary amenity, from spacious dining spaces to the rooms, everything is done with simple elegance. The rooms even have TVs, for those who fancy. You can even enjoy a drink or feast on some seafood at the in-house restaurant. 

Hotel Name 

Stars

Rating

Price

More Info

Riff Hikkaduwa

★★★★★

9.3/10

$396

Sapphire Seas Beachfront Hotel

★★★★

9.3/10

$115

Hikka FnR Villa

★★★

8.5/10

$52

Ritas Hotel

★★★

7.5/10

$35

Lucky Elephant

★★

8.9/10

$135

Ranmal Beach Hotel 

★★★

7.3/10

$20

New Ocean Hill Hotel

★★

8.4/10

$31

Moon Beam - The Beach Heaven

★★

8.4/10

$47

Aditya Boutique Hotel 

★★★★★

9.7/10

$330

Mountain Wave Hotel and Surfshop

★★

9.3/10

$40

Dreamvillage

★★

8.6/10

$22

Hotel Dolphin Hikkaduwa

★★

8.3/10

$55

At Ease Beach Hotel 


★★

8.9/10

$44

Ocean Edge Hikkaduwa

★★

8.7/10

$42

Hotel Refresh Blue

★★★

8.9/10

$97

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