Bar Reef

Location: Colombo & Western Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka

Situated on the Kalpitiya Peninsula of Sri Lanka’s little-known northern coastline, Bar Reef is a collection of Crusoe-style beach cabanas lining the shore. With their rustic thatched roofs blending seamlessly into the coconut palm backdrop, you’ll experience the ‘wild’ charm that Bar Reef offers as you look out to sea from the comfort of your own private beachfront terrace.
Perfect forHoneymooners or families looking for secluded beach fun away from the crowds.
In the knowTake a late night swim in the salt water infinity pool, which stays open 24 hours!

Recommended for...

  • Beach
  • Eco-tourism
  • Family-friendly
  • Wildlife & Nature

Hotel Overview


Alankuda Beach on the Kalpitiya Peninsula in northwest Sri Lanka.

Rooms at Bar Reef

Choose between six rustic cabanas scattered throughout the resort, or one of two beach villas – perfect for larger groups or families. The huts are all set among their own private gardens, with luxurious outdoor showers for that true tropical experience!

Food and Facilities

Enjoy traditional Sri Lankan curries and rice dishes in the atmospheric dining pavilion, or opt for the daily barbecue buffet, before retiring to the beach club for a romantic sunset cocktail beside the hotel’s giant infinity pool.

Activities at Bar Reef

When you’re not relaxing beachside, water activities are in surplus along Alankuda Beach. The area is known for its fantastic kite surfing between the months of May and October; consult the hotel’s beach club which offers classes and private instructors for learners. If you’re visiting between November and April, don’t miss the brilliant whale and dolphin watching excursions, or embark upon a diving or fishing trip to discover the marine life of the Indian Ocean.

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Good time to travel (but some limitations)

Travel is possible (but it’s not the best time)

Travel is not recommended

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