We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
1/10/2017 2/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Cantaloupe Aqua

    Matara Road | Talpe, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1/10/2017 2/10/2017
    US$283
    US$165
    Great Deal
    US$283
    US$184
    Traveller (387)
    Room & Suite (158)
    Dining (72)
    Thaproban Beach House
    910 reviews
    #4 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    CoCo Bay Unawatuna
    697 reviews
    #2 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Cantaloupe Levels
    436 reviews
    #3 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Flower Garden Hotel
    821 reviews
    #10 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good33%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “chic room” (5 reviews)
    “tuk tuk” (24 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Concierge
    Spa
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}
    Thaproban Beach House
    910 reviews
    #4 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    CoCo Bay Unawatuna
    697 reviews
    #2 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Cantaloupe Levels
    436 reviews
    #3 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Flower Garden Hotel
    821 reviews
    #10 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Rooms
    1 Oct2 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 10 partner sites to see rooms from US$165.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Unawatuna hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "ba245f140e154bafaa337e4ff20ef84a", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2049829,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79912006],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":165,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"ba245f140e154bafaa337e4ff20ef84a","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":283,"lowestMetaPrice":165,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":283,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":283,"lowestMetaPrice":165,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":283,"hotelName":"Cantaloupe Aqua","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImJhMjQ1ZjE0MGUxNTRiYWZhYTMzN2U0ZmYyMGVmODRhIiwiQUlLIjoiMWJkMWI4MmNjMGQ5NDA3YTllMDVlODcwZTZkNWRjZjAifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/10/2017", "checkOut": "02/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$165", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"109272727":"HotelsCom2IB","65453714":"TravelocityEWS","79912006":"AgodaIB","76514535":"Hotwire","59325639":"Expedia","39391190":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (278)
    There are newer reviews for Cantaloupe Aqua
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    161 - 165 of 229 reviews

    Reviewed 5 March 2016

    a surreal expwrience ,bang on the sea, great lounging area, open areafor food.dining.breakfast was good. rooms large and with all amenities.comfortable. beech towels were in the room so no problems. from here you can go to merissa port area for blue whale watching, we booked...More

    Thank pradipsanyal
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 22 March 2016

    Hi Pradip! Cheers for the great review, we appreciate all your comments! Our unique location does provide you with the feeling you are right in the ocean which our guests love. Since you are a short flight away we hope you will visit Cantaloupe hotels...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2016

    We stayed three nights at this beautiful boutique hotel. The food and service is what makes this place so special. The current at the Beach is quite strong but still allows a dip. Thank you for your great hospitality.More

    Thank Nikolas8020
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 22 March 2016

    Dear Nicholas, We are delighted with your five star review and comments which we will pass on to the team. The sea is a little strong for some swimmers but is still enjoyable for wading and a dip, and the beach is looking great at...More

    Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

    Very nice service. Only the restaurant staff could use some improvement, one of the waiters asked us three times in 5mins if we would like tea or coffee and they often forgot which table to serve. With only five tables this was bit strange. The...More

    1  Thank Gerard H
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 22 March 2016

    Dear Gerard , Thank you for your review and we do appreciate the feedback. regarding F&B service we are taking measures to improve on efficiency by increasing training , we try to recruit from the immediate area and hence often have a trainee waiter on...More

    Reviewed 24 February 2016

    Exceeded our expectations in every way! Loved the room with comfy couches and bathroom downstairs and comfortable king size bed on mezzanine. The balcony over the beach was about the closest to the water I've ever seen! The sound of the wVes crashing just a...More

    1  Thank Ozzy_trav
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 14 March 2016

    Hello, Thanks so much for the fantastic review and the picture. We are humbled by your comments and so glad you had a relaxing holiday- the deck is our favorite place to hang out and it does feel like you're in the water. Hope you...More

    Reviewed 21 February 2016

    The highlights of this wonderful hotel are the staff and the food which are both way above what we had any reason to expect. The hotel is chic and well designed, rooms are contemporary in style and all have large picture windows looking out onto...More

    Thank 199,988,767
    Response from Nadira_Jayasuriya, Owner at Cantaloupe AquaResponded 14 March 2016

    Hi, What a great review , we are so happy to read this and thank you for taking the time to post in this much detail! We do get the most compliments on our service as well as food, we believe these are such important...More

    Thaproban Beach House
    910 reviews
    #4 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    CoCo Bay Unawatuna
    697 reviews
    #2 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Cantaloupe Levels
    436 reviews
    #3 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    Flower Garden Hotel
    821 reviews
    #10 of 33 hotels in Unawatuna
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$107 - US$257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Spa Hotel in Unawatuna
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Unawatuna
    • #5 On the Beach Hotel in Unawatuna
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com, Expedia, Priceline, Hotels.com, Ctrip TA, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Cancelon, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets and Evoline ltd so you can book your Cantaloupe Aqua reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Southern Province >
    • Galle District >
    • Unawatuna
    • Also Known As
    • Cantaloupe Aqua Hotel Unawatuna
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (387)
    Room & Suite (158)
    Dining (72)
    Pool & Beach (54)
    Hotel & Grounds (301)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Bathroom (1)
    Nearby
    The Frangipani Tree by Edwards Collection
    453 reviews
    2.37 km away
     
    The Long Beach Resort & Spa
    706 reviews
    2.90 km away
     
    Apa Villa Thalpe
    278 reviews
    2.05 km away
     
    Ayurveda Paragon
    67 reviews
    1.09 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Beach Club Talpe
    225 reviews
    .21 km away
    WB Villa
    138 reviews
    .59 km away
    Restaurant Patty Place
    40 reviews
    4.54 km away
    Mumbo Jumbo Beach Restaurant
    49 reviews
    1.67 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Koggala Lake
    74 reviews
    4.30 km away
    Sea Turtle Conservation Project (Koggala)
    23 reviews
    1.97 km away
    Unawatuna Beach
    1,793 reviews
    5.42 km away
    Spa Oya
    12 reviews
    5.16 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Anja L
    14 April 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Cantaloupe_Aqua | Property representative |
    Hi Anja, Yes for sure we can arrange a pick up from the train station. It takes about 15-20 minutes to the hotel. Pls be kind enough to drop us an email at sales.hotels at cantaloupe . Lk so our team can get the details... More
    0
    Votes
    Trina154
    1 April 2017|
    Answer
    Response from keefos | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, We were there in March this year. It was dry apart from a massive thunderstorm during our transfer from the airport to the hotel & a small amount of rain on a couple of evenings. Temperature very hot (30ish), but a bit... More
    1
    Vote
    traceybartholomew64
    28 March 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Samindabandara | Reviewed this property |
    Depends what time you get to BIA (airport north of Colombo) if it's at night or early morning would say it might take you just over 2 hours. You need to get the airport expressway first get off in Colombo and then get on the... More
    2
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "I think they're all good"
    Read review
    "The one with balcony and ocean view."
    Read review
    "Choose the room on the first floor, They views are better"
    Read review
    "All rooms looked amazing"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing