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Kaya Leisure

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Deluxe Room | Minibar, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Kaya Leisure

Kaya Leisure

4.0 star property
4-star beachfront hotel with spa, near Muthurajawela Visitor Centre

8.0/10 Very good

51 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
Map
No 300 Old Colombo Road, Uswetakeiyawa, 11328

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Negombo Beach - 49 min drive

Getting around

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 34 min drive
  • Seeduwa - 25 min drive
  • Bambalapitiya Railway Station - 27 min drive
  • Railway Station Negombo - 43 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • Club House - 5 min drive
  • Little Hut Family Restaurant - 9 min drive
  • Machan Ja Ela - 10 min drive
  • H & C Restaurent - 10 min drive
  • Loop Restaurant & Cafe - 11 min drive

About this property

Kaya Leisure

At Kaya Leisure, you can spend time at the beach enjoying beach umbrellas, beach massages and sunloungers. The outdoor pool provides a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy and Ayurvedic treatments. Offering a beachfront location, The Snapper serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. This upmarket hotel also features a poolside bar, a fitness centre and a hot tub. The helpful staff and location get good marks from fellow travellers.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 23 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Express check-in available
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 1 PM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer to the property via required shuttle and must arrange the transfers by contacting the property before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • BBQs
  • 24-hour room service
  • Water dispenser

Travelling with children

  • Children's pool

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Yoga classes

Working away

  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2014
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Hot tub
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 49-inch LED TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • Films for purchase

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

Spa Ceylon Ayurveda has 2 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa. Other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Dining

The Snapper – This beachfront fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.
High Tide – This bar is located on the beach.
The Plunge – This beach bar only serves light fare.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) gala dinner per adult: USD 60.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per adult: USD 70.00

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 10 for adults and USD 5 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 20 per vehicle (one-way)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Reefs Edge Hotel Uswetakeiyawa
Reefs Edge Hotel
Reefs Edge Uswetakeiyawa
Kaya Leisure Hotel
Kaya Leisure Uswetakeiyawa
Kaya Leisure Hotel Uswetakeiyawa

Frequently asked questions

Does Kaya Leisure offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Kaya Leisure does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kaya Leisure?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Kaya Leisure?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Kaya Leisure?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Kaya Leisure?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Kaya Leisure?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 20 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kaya Leisure?
You can check in starting at 2:00 PM. Check-out time is 1 PM. Express check-in and contactless check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Kaya Leisure?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Bally's Casino (8.3 mi) is nearby.
What is there to do at Kaya Leisure and nearby?
On-site recreation at Kaya Leisure includes yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in the hot tub. Kaya Leisure also has an outdoor pool and a steam room, as well as spa services and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Kaya Leisure?
Yes, The Snapper offers al fresco dining and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Loop Restaurant & Cafe (4.1 mi), Little Hut Family Restaurant (4.4 mi) and Machan Ja Ela (4.6 mi).
What's the area around Kaya Leisure like?
Kaya Leisure is located a short 1-minute walk from Uswetakeiyawa Beach. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

8.0

Very good

9.0/10

Cleanliness

8.5/10

Staff & service

7.6/10

Amenities

8.2/10

Property conditions & facilities

2/10 Poor

Charged in full but not available
The hotel accepted my booking on this site for two nights, and I was charged in full but when we got to the hotel we were told that it is a quarantine hotel and they don’t accept bookings and that the hotels.com listing was a mistake. They said they will refund in full but it still has not been processed and I have not heard from them at all. It has now been 4 days. The hotel still shows availability here even though they are not able to accept bookings. The phone number listed here and on their website is not working. We called to confirm the reservation before driving there but of course couldn’t get through. I also emailed them two days before the date we reserved but didn’t get a response.
Milanthi, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

2/10 Poor

Room had beautiful ocean view. That was the only good thing about our stay. Items in the room weren’t working (phone, tv was freezing, a/c was making a noise). We had to go down to to ask for additional towels several times as there weren’t enough. Poor minimal a la carte menu selection. Food was served cold and had to ask for it to be heated. Service was very slow and had to ask for things repeatedly.
2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

The reception desk staff were zero customer oriented; busy with themselves vs attending customers. Lights were off every hour; TV was not working; etc etc
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Kaya Health Resort is amazing. The facilities are gorgeous and well maintained, and the staff could not have been friendlier. I would recommend this to anyone I know, especially if you are interested in taking advantage of their extensive health services. One thing I would note is that you will be disappointed if you are expecting a beach, since Kaya is located next to a natural reef that prevents anyone from entering the water to swim. It is a beautiful location, and you should absolutely prepare for picturesque views, but do not expect to swim in the ocean. But don't worry, they have an infinity pool overlooking the water.
Michael, 2-night romance trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Reefs Edge near the airport outside Colombo
Nice staff
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Good place to relax near the airport
Friendly staff who were falling over themselves to look after us. Waves breaking over the reef's edge meant that there was a gentle roar, which we found relaxing, and a dampness from the spray covering the external furniture, which didn't bother us.
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Reef edge
Good location to meet customer
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

The room had a nice view. But there were a few things that were dirty. Some of the robes had holes in them. Room service was not all that. They came to clean the room but didn't leave any towels. I had to remind them. There was a problem with our room key. It wasn't fixed until the next day because I had to remind them. The only kudos I can give is to Anthony. He went above and beyond the call of duty to make sure our experience in Sri Lanka was good
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

Quiet hotel by the remote non-swimming beach
Hotel is beautifully designed but not well maintained. Beach is clean and quiet but by the edge of a reef and very dangerous for swimming, only good for walking. Hotel staffs are friendly but service is terrible. We stayed for 3 days and it took more than a day to get internet, TV and the safe to work. We paid for delux room and got standard room. We had to complain to get the correct room. The last day we spent by to pool and there was lots of local children using the adult pool, they were screening for hours and the pool staffs didn't do anything about it. We left and went back to our room and still heard the children carried on screeming. A comfortable hotel to stay perhaps during the weekdays.
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

A getaway vaca
Staff nice and helpful and welcoming. Room: nice was upgraded at low cost but attention to detail lacks. Room restroom lacks privacy. Wifi and tv did not work till last day. Wifi when connect was slow or locked so don't depend on it. Beach is not for swimming must go elsewhere. If wanna enjoy beach not place to be
Verified Orbitz guest review