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Amanwella - Luxury Resort in Tangalle, Sri Lanka



Surrounded by swaying coconut palms and sculpted into a hill that tumbles down to a golden-sand beach, Amanwella wows first of all with a beautiful location. But it is the simplicity of its streamlined design, the expanse of terraced grounds, and the style of the guest suites that draw praise as the ultimate expression of luxury.

As we trailed Sri Lanka?s southern coast on our way from the Yala National Park to Galle we did not miss the opportunity to stay at Amanwella. After all, this beachfront resort is managed by Aman, which we count among our favourite hotel brands.
This modern-looking property represents a singular vision from the Australian architect Kerry Hill, who looked to the celebrated Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa for inspiration. He found it in sharp angles and almost-monumental proportions, so prevalent in the architecture of the past century. In a stark contrast to the resort?s organic setting ? where wild palms sway in the wind and waves crash on the wide beach below ? the lines of architecture exude strong modernist influences. The sheets of glass on the facades of the buildings reflect the tropical sky and brilliant sun on the outside ? and ensure great views from inside. Thus, the bar and the restaurant above the Amanwella?s main swimming pool provide a beautiful venue for afternoon cocktails, and breakfasts in particular, which quickly became our favourite meal time.
Spread out amid a mature palm grove, Amanwella?s contemporary suites enjoy a sec...
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