The Blue Water

4.5 star property
Wadduwa beachfront hotel with spa and outdoor pool

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The Blue Water

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Club Suite With Sea View
2 restaurants, breakfast served

Overview of The Blue Water

8.0 out of 10 Very good
8.0/10 Very good

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Thalpitiya, Wadduwa
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 2 restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Nightclub
  • Free area shuttle
  • Health club
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Beach towels
  • Children's pool
  • Spa tub
Feel at home
  • Children's pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

Deluxe Room With Sea View

  • 42 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds

Superior Deluxe Room With Sea View

  • 49 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds

Club Suite With Sea View

  • 65 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds

Executive Suite With Sea View

  • 73 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Bentota Beach - 57 min drive

Getting around

  • Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 81 min drive
  • Wellawatta Railway Station - 30 min drive
  • Bambalapitiya Railway Station - 32 min drive
  • Aluthgama Railway Station - 34 min drive
  • Free area shuttle
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Juice world - 5 min drive
  • Taco Bell - 7 min drive
  • Fab - 6 min drive
  • Perera & Sons - 6 min drive
  • KFC - 7 min drive

About this property

The Blue Water

At The Blue Water, you can spend time at the beach playing volleyball. The outdoor pool provides a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in massages, body wraps, and aromatherapy. Admirals Room, one of 2 restaurants, offers ocean views and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other features of this luxurious hotel include a nightclub, a poolside bar, and a health club. Fellow travelers say good things about the overall property condition.



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/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 140 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Free area shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Free local shuttle

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Tennis
  • Beach volleyball
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Shopping
  • Pool table

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center (3858 square feet of space)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach towels


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Nightclub
  • Spa tub
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Banquet hall


  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Patio

Freshen up

  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include facials, body wraps, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.


Admirals Room - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: LKR 13680
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: LKR 13680 (from 5 to 12 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: LKR 22800
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: LKR 22800 (from 5 to 12 years old)

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of LKR 17000 per vehicle (return)

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 sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


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

Also known as

Blue Water Hotel Wadduwa
Blue Water Wadduwa
Blue Water Hotel Sri Lanka
Blue Water Sri Lanka
The Blue Water Hotel Wadduwa
Blue Water Hotel
Blue Water Hotel Wadduwa
Blue Water Hotel Sri Lanka
Blue Water Sri Lanka
The Blue Water Hotel
The Blue Water Wadduwa
The Blue Water Hotel Wadduwa

Frequently asked questions

Does The Blue Water offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Blue Water 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 to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Blue Water?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, 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 The Blue Water?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at The Blue Water?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Blue Water?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Blue Water?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is LKR 17000 per vehicle return.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Blue Water?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Blue Water and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities such as volleyball, and improve your game on the tennis courts. Additional recreation onsite includes racquetball/squash. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in the spa tub. The Blue Water also has a nightclub and an outdoor pool, as well as a health club and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Blue Water?
Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants, featuring garden views.
Does The Blue Water have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio.
What's the area around The Blue Water like?
The Blue Water is located a short 5-minute walk from Wadduwa Beach.



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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Our 3rd time at The Blue Water and it never disappoints. Kushuni and Chamal deserve special mentions as they go above and beyond the service expected. We will be back as soon as we can. Thanks to The Blue Water Hotel again for making our visit to Sri Lanka an absolute pleasure .
Mark, 7-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

Nice hotel but suites amenities missing
We opted for the Executive Suite, which was offered with some special services (special restaurant, lounge for drinks and happy hour), etc., that were not operating due to Covid. It’s a nice, comfortable hotel with professional, kind staff, but I would advice booking the basic rooms until they get things sorted.
Marc, 5-night trip
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8/10 Very good

the breakfast buffet didn't have much of a spread.
shani, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Mohan, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Nice grounds, rooms.
It was ok. There was a big convention with hundreds of people. So it was a zoo when I was there. Huge long line for dinner buffet. Not ideal.
Paul, 4-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It's unique architecture, open spaces and the garden were pleasing.
3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Hotel stay
Perfect for relaxation.Fantastic food at reasonable prices. Wine a bit on the high side.We stayed in a club suite which had extras like free cocktails, butler service and use of the excutive lounge for teas ,coffees and fresh juice and soft drinks. Hotel was immaculate in all ways.
mark, 13-night romance trip
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2/10 Poor

Stay away if you want to relax
Beware!! Don’t stay at this hotel if you want to relax and sit by the pool. This hotel has less than 100 sunloungers to accommodate over 250 guests. If you don’t get up early, or pay the pool attendant to reserve your sun lounger, you will receive a tatty bit of foam and a towel to sit on the floor until something becomes available. The pool is dirty and green unlike the crystal blue waters as shown. The rooms are dirty with lights falling out the ceiling and cockroaches on the floor. The club lounge access is a joke which is leftover food from breakfast
Phillip, 7-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

The Blue Water
Great hotel, very comfortable and stylish. Club suites are definitely the way to go, beautiful rooms and worthwhile additional amenities.
David, 6-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Lovely, peaceful surroundings & excellent service. Very convenient to get to since it is close to the city.
2-night trip
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