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Ranweli Holiday Village, Waikkal

3.5-star3.5 stars
WaikkalWaikkal61110Sri Lanka

Beachfront resort in Wennappuwa with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
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  • Best eco friendly hotel. Peaceful and relaxing place.Sep 16, 2018
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Ranweli Holiday Village, Waikkal

from $51
  • Standard Room
  • Deluxe Bungalow
  • Deluxe Superior Room

What’s around Ranweli Holiday Village, Waikkal


  • On the beach
  • Negombo Beach - 5 mi / 8.1 km
  • St Anthony's Church - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • Negombo District General Hospital - 7 mi / 11.3 km
  • Ave Maria Convent - 7.1 mi / 11.3 km
  • St. Sebastian's Church - 7.1 mi / 11.4 km
  • Maris Stella College - 7.1 mi / 11.4 km
  • St.Mary's Church - 7.4 mi / 11.9 km

Getting around

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 43 min drive
  • Railway Station Negombo - 26 min drive
  • Seeduwa - 45 min drive
  • Gampaha Railway Station - 62 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Airport pick-up service

At a glance

Key facts


  • 88 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the resort

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
Working away
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built 1975
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German

In the apartment

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • 22-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Ranwelis Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine.


On Site

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site


  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby

Ranweli Holiday Village, Waikkal’s small print

Also known as

  • Ranweli
  • Ranweli Holiday
  • Ranweli Holiday Village
  • Ranweli Holiday Village Hotel
  • Ranweli Holiday Village Hotel Waikkal
  • Ranweli Holiday Village Waikkal
  • Ranweli Holiday Village Resort Waikkal
  • Ranweli Holiday Village Resort
  • Ranweli Village Resort


This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 14 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 35 per vehicle

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.2 From 26 reviews

Ranweli Holiday Village, Waikkal
Perfect stay
Perfect place to stay and rest!!! Lovely poeple and nvery good food.
Tomasz, gb2 night romance trip
Ranweli Holiday Village, Waikkal
Nice place with a big pollutionproblem
I liked the resort and its freindly staff,but very sad is all that garbage and plasicbottles in the mangroves and even on the resorts beach. Therefore i cant recommend the place.
A Traveler, as3 night family trip
Ranweli Holiday Village, Waikkal
Very Good8.0
We only stayed for one night All was v good only adverse comments would be lack of WiFi in rooms and poor fruit choice for breakfast - given the local fruit that would have been available
Karen, gb1 night trip
Ranweli Holiday Village, Waikkal
Nice Hotel BUT Terrible Service
This hotel is situated 45 mins from airport, hotel can arrange transfer for $30. Hotel is lovely, reached via a raft over the lake, which is very peaceful and a unique way to reach a hotel. Hotel is situated on the beach and the rooms are well appointed with good air con and very comfortable beds. However the service at this hotel is appalling, firstly we went for lunch at the restaurant where one of our group was brought a beer glass full of sand. Then when we went for our evening meal we asked to order off the menu rather than having the buffet which looked like a battle of who could get their food first. 20 mins after ordering we were told the steaks we ordered were not available as they were frozen and needed to be thawed - we were surprised they freeze their steak in the first place. We then changed our orders to the mixed grill which took a further hour to arrive, when the food came an hour and 20 mins later, it was all over cooked and not edible. We asked for a refund on the food as we were not happy to pay and didn’t eat it but the duty manager said a refund could not be offered. After a lengthy discussion with him and a phone call to his boss, he finally agreed to refund of 50% on the food bill. The only person who has any customer service skills at this hotel is a young man who was working on the check in desk, who was very helpful and understanding of the situation. There is no where else to eat around this hotel - all prices are in £ or € on menu.
Claire, gb1 night trip
Ranweli Holiday Village, Waikkal
Beautiful remote hotel.
If you want a quiet place to stay on a nice beach when arriving into Sri Lanka, do not hesitate to book this hotel. We stayed in the Beach front bungalow and it was actually on the beach. One thing they need to change is the price structure at the bar and restaurant, everything is in Euro's. And then at the end of the stay charge you in Sri Lankan Rupees at a very poor exchange rate. My advice is to keep a tally of how much you spend and pay that amount in Euro's or you will be paying a significant amount more on already quite high prices. If the hotel changed this, it would of ticked every box on a high recommendation for the type of retreat me and my partner look for in a hotel. You even have to get a floating raft to the hotel to cross the river which all adds to the rustic beauty.
Steven, gb2 night trip

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Ranweli Holiday Village, Waikkal

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