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Amethyst Resort,


Price From : US $ 136.80


Amethyst Resort was one of the first hotels to appear on Pasikudah Bay, and offers simple but comfortable accommodation, international cuisine and a laidback atmosphere. As well as an extensive beach frontage, the property is surrounded by acres of gardens and has a river flowing through its centre, attracting a host of birdlife. The lobby, restaurant and bar are housed in the front of the property whilst the swimming pool and bedrooms are located across the river. Amethyst Resort is now owned by Aitken Spence Hotels, a reputed Sri Lankan company that owns and manages several hotels in Sri Lanka, India, Maldives and Oman.


There are 39 rooms, either with sea or river views, and one spacious suite. All rooms have private terraces, an ensuite bathroom with h/w rain shower and are furnished with king-sized beds or twin beds. In-room facilities include: A/C and overhead fan, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, an iPod dock, a mini-bar and tea/coffee facilities.

Sea View Rooms (470 sq. ft): The 14 Sea View Rooms have spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and direct access to the beach.

River View Rooms (400 sq. ft): The 24 River View Rooms have a private terrace overlooking the river.

Sea View Suite (940 sq. ft): The Sea View Suite is spacious and has a living room which can be converted into a second bedroom upon request.


  • Swimming pool
  • Water sports
  • Beach access
  • Cable TV
  • iPod station
  • Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Licensed bar
  • Room service
  • Laundry service
  • Wheelchair access
  • Child friendly
  • Eco friendly
  • Bird Watching
  • Diving and Snorkeling

The Taprobane restaurant offers traditional Sri Lankan and international cuisine, buffet style or a la carte. Seafood such as crab, prawns and fish is a specialty here. The Barrel Bar, with its pool table and large TV screen, has a pub ambience and serves a range of alcoholic beverages. Other hotel facilities include: a swimming pool with an adjoining jacuzzi and kids pool; room and laundry service; an on-call doctor and Wi-Fi in public areas. There is a PADI-certified water-sports centre just a short stroll along the beach which offers windsurfing, water-skiing, jet scooters, banana boat rides, snorkelling and scuba diving.

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Amethyst Resort, set towards the centre of Pasikudah Bay on the north-east coast, is immersed in lush greenery and enjoys a spectacular beach frontage. Pasikudah’s largely unspoilt coral reefs are inhabited by exotic reef fish and coral gardens can be best explored in peak season between March and September. Pasikudah is 1 hour north of Batticaloa town and 1.5 hours south of Trincomalee.


13/12/2017 - 23/12/2017 BB $ 116 $ 137 $ 137 $ 185
24/12/2017 - 24/12/2017 BB $ 164 $ 233 $ 233 $ 329
25/12/2017 - 26/12/2017 BB $ 116 $ 137 $ 137 $ 185
27/12/2017 - 30/12/2017 BB $ 134 $ 158 $ 158 $ 214
31/12/2017 - 31/12/2017 BB $ 188 $ 266 $ 266 $ 376
01/01/2018 - 10/01/2018 BB $ 134 $ 158 $ 158 $ 214
11/01/2018 - 30/04/2018 BB $ 116 $ 137 $ 137 $ 185

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Aug 20, 2013 : Best value food and drink of any the hotels. Lovely, great character.

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