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Outdoor pool
Private beach
Private beach
Private beach
Outdoor pool

Overview of Anantamaa


3.0 star property
Trincomalee beachfront hotel with outdoor pool, restaurant

8.4/10 Very good

66 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
No 07/42, Alles Garden, Uppuveli, Trincomalee

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Gaga Restaurant - 9 min walk
  • Angel Inn Beach Seafood Restaurant - 16 min walk
  • King Fish Seafood - 16 min walk
  • Nero Kitchen - 18 min walk
  • Wood Cape - 20 min walk

About this property


Anantamaa offers a private beach and puts you near activities such as scuba-diving. The outdoor pool provides fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can indulge in massages. The restaurant is a great spot for a bite to eat, and cold drinks are served at the bar/lounge. Other highlights include a poolside bar, a children's pool and a snack bar/deli. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and bar.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 28 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free secured on-site self-parking
  • Free secured on-site valet parking


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • BBQs
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Playground

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Scuba-diving nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • Spa services


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LED television
  • Premium cable channels
  • Films for purchase

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Washer and dryer

Sleep well

  • Turndown service

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. Services include massages.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per adult: USD 40.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per child: USD 40.00 (from 5 to 11 years old)

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 10.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


<p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Anantamaa Hotel Trincomalee
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Frequently asked questions

Does Anantamaa offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Anantamaa does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Anantamaa?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Anantamaa?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Anantamaa?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Anantamaa?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Anantamaa?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Anantamaa?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Anantamaa and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as scuba-diving. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a private beach and spa services. Anantamaa also has a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Anantamaa?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Gaga Restaurant (9-min walk), New Parrot (2.8 mi) and Dutch Bank Cafe (3.3 mi).
Does Anantamaa have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around Anantamaa like?
Anantamaa is located a short 1-minute walk from Uppuveli Beach.



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Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

stay here! 😀
Superb stay! The staff were friendly & helpful & the hotel has a relaxed feel that makes it hard to leave! The beach area is accessed via a short alleyway & if you ask at reception, they will put an umbrella up by the sun loungers for you. The only thing that can be improved is the Wi-fi connection inside the room.
3-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Awful place, WiFi advertised was so slow it unusable. Electrics in room dependent on let putting in slot but every hour you needed to remove card and renter meaning during night aircon would turn off. Around pool there are ponds of stagnent water which attract mosquitoes so pool is unusable. Worst still is in heavy rain these ponds overflow into pool contaminating pool water. Breakfast dry, bland, cold and inedible. Worst food we have had in Sri Lanka by a long way. Booked excursion to see dolphins. Told to be in reception for 5:50am.arrived at 5:45 and made ourselves known, told to wait and tour company would pick us up by bus to take us to beech. At 6:10am no tour company but told on way. 6:30 still no tour company and then told that the boat had broken down. Then told to come back next day. Explained that was impossible as we were leaving at 8am but had to argue over getting a refund. Eventually they agreed and asked me to comeback at 7am asked to come back at 7:30" refused so they refunded and apologised for failing to book with tour company so the boat breaking down was a lie. Due to this we missed going out to see dolphins which was the main reason we came to trinco
2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We arrived after a long journey and were glad we picked this hotel for our first night stay. Just a 1 minute walk to the beach was great as was the onsite swimming pool. We ate at the hotel and could not fault the meal, presentation or the staff. The personal sitting out area outside the room was also a nice touch. Staff were excellent. All in all a good choice.
1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Henry, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

relaxing stay and would recommend it to others
We stayed here out of season and had a great time. The staff could not do enough for us. As it was out of season all food was to order which made a nice change from the huge breakfast buffets at other hotels. There are quite a few local bars and restaurants to get good food as well within walking distance. Good large swimming pool with some seating around and a short walk to the beach. A great sandy beach a delight to swim / body surf on it. The gardens are gorgeous with the most beautiful flowers and well maintained. They regularly spray to keep down the mosquitos - we had no problems while we were there with them. Some of the decor is a little weather worn but as they were out of season they were doing some work on it. The finish is the bathroom is not good with incomplete seals on the showers therefore I managed to flood the bathroom, partly because of the force of the shower as it was great. Wifi - they seem to have 2 networks so if you want to use it in your room and the bar / restaurant log in to both. Overall we had a very relaxing stay here and would recommend it to others.
Teresa, 4-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Avner, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location
Very nice room in a beautiful location. Staff all very nice and helpful. Breakfast was pretty good, a mixture of western and Eastern buffet and fresh made omelets. Dinner was average but 3 times the price of the local restaurants which are tastier in my opinion.
Emmet, 6-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

8/10 Very good

Awesome relaxing stay in clean hotel
We booked this hotel for a couple of days to just relax. It has a great pool and beach is a two minute walk. Both have beds for hotel users only. As it was very quiet when we were there, we had such a relaxing stay! The rooms were very spacious, comfortable and clean. We unfortunately had a room next to reception and it was very noisy ealry in the morning as guest left and arrived and we heard the reception phone ringing all the time. Rooms aren't very soundprove. Location was perfect for us. There are plenty of restaurants and beach bars around and also a small supermarket within a 2 min walk. Overall, very good stay for a very reasonable price. Just try to get a room away from reception.
1-night romance trip
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