• Buckingham Place

    Our simple aim is that by what we offer and who we are, you too will be inspired to return one day...

  • Buckingham Place

    Located 'deep south' overlooking the calming still-waters of Rekawa Lagoon.... near to three major national parks and the pristine beaches of Hambantota District...

  • Buckingham Place

    Of course we can recommend or help you select from a multitude of ideas for days out and we can keep you as active as you'd like to be but, thats up to you.

  • Buckingham Place

    Special people and wonderful hidden away places contribute an indefinable uniqueness that inspires many of Sri Lanka's visitors to return - year after year.

  • Buckingham Place

    When your day is finally done, relax into the ambient comfort of a really great room - to ponder your next lazy day in paradise...

Buckingham Place

Buckingham Place which is located closer to the town of Tangalle lies near the beach of Rekawa which is famed for its turtles and seasonal turtle nesting. Accessible via the Colombo - Galle - Hambantota road, the hotel provides stylish and elegant settings within a well guarded sanctuary to make your holiday perfect.

The accommodation units are all air-conditioned and come as the form of rooms and suites. There is also a room with and easy access facility for the differently able traveller. Guests can enjoy mouth-watering meals prepared to satisfy your taste buds as well as drinks at the hotel's very own bar. Guests can simply relax by the pool or enjoy long walks by the beach. A number of activities await you in the vicinity of the hotel ranging from canoe rides, safe swimming in the sea, cycling and village walks.

Location

Passing Dondra, Dickwella and Tangalle which is the deepest South in Sri Lanka, Buckingham Place is located in the beautiful fishing village of Rekawa - Netolpitiya which is famed for its turtle watching beaches. The easiest route to reach this part of the island from Colombo is the Colombo - Galle - Matara - Hambantota main motor way that runs along the coastal belt of the island. Airport transfers can be arranged upon request. The hotel lies overlooking a beautiful lagoon in a tranquil and peaceful setting.

Accomodation

Buckingham Place offers 5 large individual lagoon view double bed rooms and 6 large 'linked' lagoon view double bed suites for guests to choose from. Extra beds can be pre-booked for an extra charge with the maximum being 1 per room or suite. All accommodation units are air-conditioned while guests can expect high quality furnishing and comfortable be linen.

Most of the rooms include mini fridges and safes while the bathrooms are spacious and well equipped to suit your needs. Buckingham Place also includes one easier access room for differently able guests which includes same level veranda/interior floors, a raised commode with support rails, lower sink and wide doors. It is a particularly spacious suite with a small air-conditioned annexe suitable for an aide/carer. There are no alarm cords, flashing lights or ringing bells nor is it similar to a hospital room. Due to the traditional rock road and gravel pathways access to all areas is slightly hampered but the hotel provides untrained assistance.

Excursions

In addition to the tranquil nature of the surroundings of Buckingham Place, 70 meters away is the Rekawa Beach which is deserted, unspoilt and unimaginable beautiful with clean golden sand. This beach is known for seasonal turtle nesting and its turtle watch project which is located next to the hotel. The nearby lagoon is accessible by Buckingham Place's canoes which is not a motorised craft. There is also a quiet rock pool a short walk away along the beach while there are more safe swimming areas nearby. Day out ideas offered by the hotel includes picnics on the beach, village walks, canoe rides, local cycling, bird watching trips at the Bundala Sanctuary, Safaris to Yala and Uda Walawe National Parks abundant with wild life and hoards of elephants, whale watching and scuba diving as well as snorkelling at Mirissa and also trips to the sacred town Kataragama.

Facilities

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Pool

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Trekking

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Bird Watching

The Pavilion Restaurant at Buckingham Place is well renowned for its Sri Lankan and International fusion dishes, old fashioned standard meals and stylish and high quality a la carte menus. There is an easier access entrance ramp and bathroom facility at the restaurant as well. Room service is offered from 8.30am - 9.30 pm while guests can enjoy drinks at the fully licensed bar until midnight which is exclusively for resident guests only. The hotel welcomes kids but facilities are very minimal to keep them occupied. The plunge pool is at one depth which 1.2 metres and it's highly recommended that parents keep the smaller kids away.

Other facilities offered at Buckingham Place includes free bicycle hires, free canoe hires , sun loungers, Wi-Fi in soft seat area, board games and books, English speaking drivers for your travelling needs and English/Sinhala speaking staff. Drivers' facilities are also offered on an extra cost after the first night which is free of charge (off-site).

Rooms

Double Bedroom

These two spacious, elevated and detached - ground floor double-entrance bedrooms enjoy lagoon views both from the bedroom and the pergola-shaded balcony. The bright, spacious full bathrooms include bathtub and separate rain-shower above which are large skylights. Satellite TV is installed in both bedrooms but is removable upon request.

ROOM FACILITIES

  • Satellite Channels,
  • Wi-Fi Internet,
  • Hair Dryer,
  • Air conditioning,
  • Rain shower & bath tub,
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Extra Large Double Bedroom

Four, extra large, ground level detached bedrooms enjoy lagoon views both from the bedroom and a pergola-shaded veranda. Each has a bright and spacious full bathroom which includes an open-air rain-shower and bathtub with large skylight over head. A unique central skylight in the bedrooms produces a subtle shaft of natural light and a gentle wake up - tempting occupants to laze in bed and gaze at the spectacle! All four bedrooms are large enough to accommodate up to two extra single beds for accompanying guests (subject to prior arrangement). We have not installed TV in these bedrooms.

ROOM FACILITIES

  • Bathroom toiletries,
  • Satellite Channels,
  • Wi-Fi Internet,
  • Mini Fridge,
  • Hair Dryer,
  • Air conditioning,
  • Rain shower,
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Extra Large & Garden Suite Room

Two extra-large 1st floor suites, sharing superior lagoon views from a long balcony which is partly shaded by pergolas either side. Each suite enjoys an additional view from its private side balcony, and both suites come with a large, airy, rain-shower bathroom (without bathtub). Satellite TV is installed in both suites but is removable upon request.

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Honeymoon Suite Room

This highly sought after detached and elevated ground floor suite is in a very peaceful position. Features include a mature coconut tree growing in the centre of the open-air rain-shower/bathtub bathroom plus, a bright and very spacious bedroom with lagoon views both from the balcony and the bed! Satellite TV is installed in this suite but is removable upon request.

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