The Blue Water

Wadduwa, Sri Lanka

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About the hotel

Located on the beautiful Wadduwa coastline, a holiday at The Blue Water hotel in Sri Lanka offers a spectacular view of the Indian Ocean and clear blue sky from their marvellously spacious rooms.

Designed by renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa, the hotel stands among coconut palms and shimmering blue sea which work together to create a haven of tranquility. Feel revived by the sounds of cascading fountains and be soothed by the breeze whilst overlooking the glittering sea from a private terrace. Rooms are luxurious yet generously sized, adding to the hotel’s stunning elegance.

Explore the hotel's large beach and lush gardens, which are perfect for spending time rejuvenating or relaxing with a loved one.

Winner of the prestigious Hospitality Award in 2010, The Blue Water hotel provides the perfect space for guests to indulge in a luxury holiday - complete with stunning interiors and facilities to match. The Blue Water spa provides a sanctuary for the senses, helping guests unwind and relax with caring therapies and a holistic approach. The hotel is the ideal venue for a fairytale wedding also, using the incredible scenery as a natural backdrop for the big day.

Hotel Facilities

  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Large garden area
  • Beach
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Squash court
  • Blue Water Spa
  • Live entertainment programmes
  • Hair & Beauty Salon
  • Gem & jewelry shop
  • Souvenir shop
  • Beach volleyball

Room options

The hotel has a total of 100 rooms, each spacious and luxurious and with stunning ocean views. The Deluxe rooms have their own balcony or terrace to indulge in luxury and privacy, whilst the Superior Deluxe rooms go above and beyond and provide all that is needed for a comfortable stay. 
  • The Superior Deluxe rooms are designed to create the optimum romantic setting amongst soft lighting and views of the beautiful rolling ocean, as well as a glass-paned jacuzzi to compliment the romantic feel. 
  • The Suite rooms are located on the top floor of the resort, giving amazing views over the Indian Ocean and the perfect setting for a romantic honeymoon. With their very own private dining, living and sitting areas, the suites bring comfort and a new level of luxury to the hotel - so guests have everything they need right within the suites. 
All rooms hold an extraordinary ocean view to share with someone special and compliment the setting of the hotel perfectly. Relax and unwind on the private balcony while taking in the magnificent views, or de-stress in the jacuzzi with a glass of wine.


  • The Seven Seas - 24hour coffee shop to sample fine teas, fresh coffee or any of the delightful treats on offer
  • Admiral’s Room - the main restaurant. Can dine indoors or on the terrace with views of green fields and water fountains
  • Porthole Bar - cocktail lounge and bar
  • The Clipper Bar - poolside bar and cafe
  • The Blue Wave - nighclub
  • Sea Board Deck - sports bar with open air lounge

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Things to Do & Local Attractions

Wadduwa has always been considered a traveller’s paradise. Situated along the Western coast of Sri Lanka, it’s a very popular tourist destination with golden sandy beaches and a dazzling blue ocean enough to make any visitor believe they are in Utopia.

Vibrant with coconut palms, the area is one of the finest in Sri Lanka and is surrounded by many tourist hot spots - including the Kalutara Vihara Buddhist shrine and the hotel’s own architect’s Lunuganga Estate.

  • Kalutara Vihara - world’s only hollow Buddhist shrine
  • Richmond Castle - 42-acre estate and educational centre for children
  • Brief Garden - house and garden of landscape architect Bevis Bawa
  • Lunuganga Esate - country home of architect Geoffrey Bawa until his death in 2003. Now the gardens are open to the public
  • Madunganga River - the Buddhist Kothduwa temple is situated on an isolated island in the lake
  • Ambalangoda Mask Museum
  • Hikkaduwa Marine National Park
  • Galle Fort - withstood the tsunami to stand to this day
  • Colombo Shopping - modern shopping malls and speciality stores

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Getting there

The Blue Water
Wadduwa, Sri Lanka

Colombo Internationa Airport is 90 minutes from the hotel by car.

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Spa at The Blue Water Resort

The Spa at The Blue Water Hotel literally translates as "health through water", which is exactly what the hotel wishes guests to achieve.

They aim to deliver world class spa therapies set in a pristine and relaxing environment surrounded by peaceful water. Guests can look upon the spa as a retreat within which to leave stress behind and emerge feeling brand new. Celebrate the harmony of body, mind and soul in ultimate luxury at the spa. With four luxurious treatment rooms much like separate pavilions, the spa is also home to a patio and timber deck with a peaceful pond.

Guests can enjoy wellness therapies based on modern spa treatments but with roots from Asia's traditional healing systems. Unveil natural inner beauty with a Signature Energy treatment to assist the proper flow of energy around the body, including a medium tissue massage with long strokes followed by a face and scalp massage. Then a scrub based on seawater and sandalwood will leave skin soft and supple.

Signature Treatments

  • The Blue Water Signature treatment
  • Adam & Eve Therapy of Romance
  • Aromatherapy Full Body Massage
  • Foot & Palm Reflexology
  • Traditional Thai Massage
  • Barefoot Shiatsu
  • Swedish Massage

Honeymoon at The Blue Water

The Blue Water Hotel creates the perfect romantic atmosphere for couples to enjoy spending their first married days together. Couples can enjoy a car pick-up from the airport, plus an upgrade to a Superior Deluxe Room for fantastic views over the Indian Ocean and private balconies on which to enjoy spending precious time together.

The Love Luxury Honeymoon package also includes a champagne breakfast and a romantic candlelit dinner in one of the luxurious speciality restaurants as well as two spa treatments each to relax and rejuvenate.

The hotel wishes to make couples’ dreams come true with their romantic setting and fairytale decor. Couples can relax in the glass-paned jacuzzi in a Superior Deluxe Room and look over the stunning Indian Ocean views from their room, as well as the option for complimentary transfers to the Glenross Luxury Country Estate to experience two different worlds in the same town of Wadduwa.

With the Twin Centre Romantic package, couples can relax in serenity at the estate with a floral bath under the stars followed by a four-course meal by the plunge pool and a bottle of Moet Chandon - the perfect romantic tipple.

Hotel bookings and reservations

Booking Support:

UK: 020 7380 3658
US: +1888 222 8859
Int: +1 972 894 1182
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T: +44 (0) 20 7380 8557