Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified

Ahangama , , Ahangama, Galle (Show on Map)
8.5
Very Good


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Summary of reviewsInsight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified is a highly recommended hotel for beach-lovers and surfers due to its perfect location on a beautiful private beach with a direct surf break. The hotel is close to many hotspots and offers a parking area, small shops, restaurants and ATMs just a few minutes' walk away. Guests praise the hotel's safety measures and incredible view from the rooms. The breakfast buffet is described as delicious with a wide range of options, including local dishes. The hotel's dedication to cleanliness is a clear standout feature that guests appreciate. The staff is exceptional, friendly and always willing to help. The pool area is well-kept and the private beach is clean and pristine with a gradual entrance into the sea, making it ideal for swimming. The hotel is family-friendly with a large pool area and separate section for children. The comfortable beds ensure a good night's sleep. The hotel's beachfront location is one of its greatest assets according to guest reviews.
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Beachfront Hotel
What is between the hotel and the beach?
Steps
What is the type of the beach? Sand
Is it possible to swim? Yes
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Hotel near The Beach

Hotel Taking Steps Towards Sustainability
Do you utilise any renewable energy sources to produce energy on the hotel/accommodation premises?
Solar radiation
What makes your hotel/accommodation eco-friendly?
The structure maximizes air flow to reduce the need for air-conditioning
The structure maximizes natural light to reduce the need for lighting and heating
Engaged in eco-friendly initiatives (i.e. reforestation, wildlife conservation)
Rainwater collection and usage
Use of non-toxic cleaning products
Serving organic food at the restaurant
LED lighting throughout the premises
Employees are trained to follow environmental policies
Toilets flush up to 6 litres per flush
Wastewater is reused after treatment
Signs in the rooms informing guests that towels will only be changed upon request
Toilet paper made of non-chlorine bleached paper or awarded with an eco-label
Waste is separated into at least 3 categories
Recycling bins in guest rooms
No disposable (single use) cups/glasses, plates and cutlery
Automatic system or key card that turns off the light and electrical appliances when guests leave their room
Most of the ingredients used to prepare meals are locally produced
A vegetarian alternative menu is proposed in the restaurant
Is there anything that you would like to highlight, add or clarify?
The hotel works to reduce its environment impact by employing sustainable best practices in maintenance, services. This may include reducing energy and water consumption using environmentally friendly product.
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Hotel with Spa
Spa facilities:
Private massage and treatment room(s)
Spa facilities opening hours: 09:00 - 18:00
Spa services:
Body treatments
Full body massage
Back massage
Head massage
Neck massage
Hand massage
Foot massage
Couples massage
Ayurvedic massage
Body scrub
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Romantic Hotel

Hotel with Swimming Pool

  Children's Pool    Outdoor Pool  

Number of pools 2

Pool 1 information:

Location of the pool: Outdoor pool
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Business Hotel

Hotel with Parking

Accessible Hotel

Hotel for Yoga
What percentage of your guests practise yoga during their stay? Under 50%
Is there an area in the premises dedicated to practising yoga? Yes. in the garden
Is there an area near the hotel/accommodation ideal for practising yoga? Yes. beach
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Hotel where Extra Health & Safety Measures Have Been Taken
Arrival
Do visitors need a health certificate (i.e. a test) prior to arrival?
Yes
Do you perform temperature checks upon guests' arrivals?
Yes, to all guests
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Hotel with Outdoor Pool

Hotel with Children's Pool

Room Types
Standard Twin Room This air-conditioned twin room includes a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a private bathroom as well as a patio. The unit offers 2 beds.

Standard Twin Room This air-conditioned twin room includes a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a private bathroom as well as a patio. The unit offers 2 beds.

Deluxe Sea View with Balcony The spacious double room offers air conditioning, a private entrance, a balcony with sea views as well as a private bathroom boasting a walk-in shower. The unit has 2 beds.

Mixed Dormitory Room Offering free toiletries, this dormitory room includes a private bathroom with a walk-in shower, a bidet and a hairdryer. The dormitory room has tiled floors, a seating area with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, air conditioning, a private entrance, as well as a tea and coffee maker. The unit has 6 beds.

Guest Reviews
8.5
Very Good
Location
Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified is a hotel with a perfect location for beach-lovers and surfers. The hotel is situated directly on a beautiful private beach with a direct surf break, making it an ideal place for those who enjoy water sports. The beach is described as clean, secluded and calm with a soft entrance to the water. Guests can sit outside and hear the sound of the sea and there is a great pool by the beach. The location is also close to many hotspots, including Weligama and Mirissa. The hotel premises offer a parking area and there are some small shops, restaurants and ATMs just a few minutes' walk from the hotel. Guests praise the hotel's safety measures, as guards are stationed at each entrance around the clock. The hotel has an incredible view from the rooms and guests can enjoy the beautiful green meadows around the building. Overall, the hotel is highly recommended for those looking for a comfortable and peaceful stay with a great location and a beautiful beach.

Breakfast
Guests at Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified had mixed opinions about the breakfast. Some found it to be not brilliant with little selection, while others enjoyed the rich variety of both Western and Sri Lankan food. The breakfast was served by friendly waiters who were always willing to help. Some guests thought the breakfast could have had more variety, but overall they found it to be good with fresh fruit, bread and omelettes with a choice of sides. The breakfast buffet was described as delicious and had a wide range of options, including local dishes. Some guests thought the breakfasts were ordinary, while others found them to be fantastic with a great view of the ocean. Overall, the quality of the breakfast varied depending on personal taste, but most guests found it to be adequate and satisfying.

Dinner
Insight Resort Ahangama offers guests the option to dine at the hotel's restaurant, though some reviewers mention that the food could be better and is somewhat expensive. The restaurant serves a la carte menu with limited selections and some guests have found the dining room area to be awkward. However, other guests have had a fantastic dining experience with excellent three-course dinners, a wide menu selection and the most delicious food they've had in Sri Lanka. The daily dinner options include a choice of salad or soup, a hot main course and dessert. Some diners have reported slow and inattentive service or confusion with their orders, while others have praised the menu as excellent and unusual. Ultimately, guests' dining experience at Insight Resort Ahangama seems to depend on individual preferences with some praising the food as the most exquisite and delicious they have ever had, while others opting to eat outside the hotel or in nearby Rice and Curry restaurants.

Rooms
The Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified hotel offers a variety of rooms, some with sea views directly at surf spot Marshmallows. While some guests found the furniture and general decor outdated, others appreciated the spacious and clean rooms. Sea view rooms were especially praised for their amazing facilities and the sound of the waves from the balcony. Some guests reported issues such as marks or holes in sheets, while others noted the need for renovations or updates. Despite these criticisms, many guests enjoyed the comfortable and clean accommodations with hot water and good air conditioning. The hotel itself was described as dated and in need of some love, but with a beautiful, clean and almost private beach. Overall, rooms were clean and comfortable, but some guests noted a slightly musty or damp smell and furniture that was old-fashioned or superfluous.

Beds
Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified boasts comfortable beds with guests often raving about the soft and plush mattresses. However, some reviewers have mentioned that the beds are not up to par with low-quality mattresses and uncomfortable sleeping experiences. Despite some negative feedback, the majority of guests seem to have had a positive experience with the comfortable beds. A few guests had issues with room allocations with some finding themselves with smaller beds than what was initially requested. Overall, the hotel seems to offer comfortable bedding that ensures a good night's sleep.

Cleanliness
Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified is a hotel that truly prioritizes cleanliness. Guest reviews repeatedly mention the spotless condition of the hotel, including the rooms, bathrooms and pool area. The housekeeping staff are described as helpful and attentive to details, going above and beyond to keep everything clean. The hotel is complimented for its clean sea view rooms and beautifully maintained outdoor areas. Some guests note a few minor cleanliness issues, but overall the hotel receives high praise for its cleanliness. Additionally, the hotel's beach is also highlighted by guests as being clean and well-maintained. Overall, the hotel's dedication to cleanliness is a clear standout feature that guests appreciate.

Staff
Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified boasts of exceptional service from its amazing and friendly staff who always go out of their way to make every guest feel welcome. The accommodation facility has won the hearts of many travelers with its helpful and accommodating personnel, from the front desk to the catering team. The staff speaks proper English and answers all your questions and is always ready to serve you. However, a few guests have had issues with understaffing, inattentiveness and language barriers with some restaurant staff. Nonetheless, the majority attest to the impeccable service and great food from the kitchen. COVID-19 precautions have also been implemented, adding to a feeling of safety and security.

Wi-Fi
According to guest reviews, the WiFi at Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified could use some improvement. Some guests have experienced slow or barely working connections, while others have mentioned that in-room WiFi is not available at all. However, there are also positive comments about good WiFi and free access to it across the hotel's premises. Some guests have had to purchase a router for faster internet, which can be quite expensive. Others have found that using a local SIM card or a personal hotspot is necessary for better connectivity. Overall, while the WiFi situation may not be ideal for everyone, there are ways to work around it to ensure a seamless online experience during your stay.

Pool
Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified is a wonderful hotel that boasts of an amazing pool and beach access. The pool area is really nice and well-kept. The hotel is serene with a lovely pool and spa that guarantees a relaxing stay. The pool is also commendable, kept really clean and great for swimming. The swimming pool is spacious and perfect for both adults and kids. Around the pool, there are plenty of sunbeds, mattresses and beach towels are provided by the attentive staff. The pool services are great, making guests feel pampered and relaxed. The poolside furniture is also nice, allowing guests to lounge, work or even relax. The private beach is also a great addition, accessible from the pool area. Overall, the hotel is spacious and beautiful with great facilities including a lovely pool that is always clean and well-maintained.

Beach
Insight Resort Ahangama, certified by S&S, boasts a fantastic location directly on a beautiful and mostly empty beach, perfect for surfing with nearby surf spots. The resort's private beach is clean and pristine with a gradual entrance into the sea, making it ideal for swimming. Guests can even witness baby sea turtles hatching in the evenings. While some guests noted that the beach had reefs and waves, limiting swimming, others confirmed that it was perfect for both swimming and surfing. The hotel offers beachfront accommodations with lovely views and their rooms are just steps away from the sand. The staff keeps the beach tidy and guests can enjoy comfortable lounge chairs. It's also great for long walks or admiring the beauty of palm trees. Overall, Insight Resort Ahangama offers an excellent location for a peaceful and tranquil beach holiday.

Family
If you're looking for a peaceful and family-friendly resort, Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified is the perfect place for you. The hotel boasts a large pool area with a separate section for children that's 50 cm deep, while the adults' section has a depth of 1.2-1.8 meters. Reviews from guests with children mention the kid's pool many times, highlighting how much their little ones enjoyed it. The resort is a great place to relax and spend time with family and with activities available for all ages, it's perfect for a long or short break.

Beachfront
Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified boasts a stunning beachfront location that guests rave about. Visitors mention staying in ocean front rooms for two weeks and admiring the view from their rooms. The hotel is situated directly on the beach which offers great surfing spots and an excellent private beach area. The location is perfect as it is in close proximity to other surf spots. Guests also enjoy strong waves for surfing and mention that the hotel is situated in a good spot for this. Overall, the hotel's beachfront location is one of its greatest assets according to guest reviews.


Yes, Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified has pool(s) that belong to one or more of the following categories: Children's Pool, Outdoor Pool. For more information, read the answers to the Pool questionnaire

Yes, a spa is available at Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified. For more information, read the answers to the Spa questionnaire

No, Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified doesn't allow dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified.

No, Insight Resort Ahangama - S&S Other Certified doesn't have a gym.

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