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Hiriketiya     Discover The Salty Pelican in Sri Lanka, a newly constructed retreat completed in December 2019. Our modern and secure property offers premium shared and private rooms all with ensuite bathrooms and balconies/terraces overlooking the pool, accommodating up to 40 guests. Located in the heart of Sri Lanka's Southern coast, we're easily accessible from Colombo international airport, offering private air-conditioned transfers or you can arrive by a scenic coastal train ride. Steps from our retreat, you'll find stunning beaches and local beachside restaurants & cafes. Relax in a sun lounger by our swimming pool, enjoy delicious food and drinks at our poolside restaurant and join our daily yoga programs. Explore Sri Lanka's culture with our guided activities, including seafood BBQ nights, rice & curry nights and Udawalawe National Park elephant safari tour. At The Salty Pelican, we're committed to making your stay lively, friendly and unforgettable.

Amazing location by the best beaches

 Swimming pool & water seating area 

• Full Time Staff  & Evening Security 

No curfew - No lock-out

 Property & room security key card access

 Poolside sun loungers & beanbags 

Poolside Showers & charging points

Cozy poolside open living space area 

Communal indoor dining table 

Poolside restaurant with charging points

All day menu + healthy drinks & cocktails

Jungle yoga deck & daily yoga ( except Mondays )

Wellness centre offering massages & treatments

All rooms are modern with terrace overlooking pool

All rooms with private ensuite bathrooms

Daily housekeeping

COMPLIMENTARY Daily Breakfast ( **All inclusive packages only )

• COMPLIMENTARY Bathroom & Pool towels 

COMPLIMENTARY Lemongrass & Bergamot Shampoo dispensers

COMPLIMENTARY Hairdryers available  in all bathrooms

COMPLIMENTARY Yoga mats & equipment use

COMPLIMENTARY Wifi - Mostly stable with best connection

COMPLIMENTARY Luggage storage


• PREMIUM Surfboard range (**Package bookings only)

 Fitness equipment available

 Tours & travel Reception desk

Surf lessons

Board games

Universal power power points & USB ports available next to each bed

Laundry service ( *extra )

Printing available on request

À la Carte Breakfast


Don't skip our delicious & healthy a la carte breakfast served daily at our poolside restaurant - have a  choice from our diverse breakfast menu including power boosting avocado & beetroot hummus toast, fresh fruit platters, shakshuka, mushroom & hummus toast, grilled options including vegetarian hopper delights and really enjoy the glorious morning sunshine outside at our poolside restaurant. It's the perfect way to start the day... **This breakfast is INCLUDED for all-inclusive package bookings only.


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The central meeting point to start your day or nightly adventures; the perfect place to meet fellow yogis from all over the world. Here you can enjoy a swim in our mirror pool with light background music, read a book while catching some sun in one of our sun loungers  or just relax in a poolside bean bag with a nice glass of chilled goodness. 


This is an honest Baja Mexican restaurant where you’ll find no Lankan-Mex cliches — only wholly authentic-tasting tacos, ice-cold beers, spicy mango margaritas and a simple but modern Boho setting where banter and good vibes are guaranteed to gush.


Pull up a seat. Kick back. This is where we unwind and indulge. It’s that stepping-off-the-plane-in-a-foreign-country vibe, it’s the weight of a margarita in hand, it’s that Sri Lankan sea breeze.


The Backyard is adamant about keeping our food offering small and delicious — no dishes acting as purely menu fillers here. You’ll have a straightforward choice of four tacos: Baja Pescado, Cajun Camaron, Baja Pollo and Crispy Cauliflower. Running alongside this will be an ever-evolving fresh and unfussed Pequeno menu including Al Pastor Mushroom Quesadillas, Guacamole & Hummus dips, Crunchy nachos and loaded potato fries, that the team are excited for you to share amongst friends.


In the space, there’s a covered dining area for friends & couples, and an poolside sun lounger s and beanbags area for those who want to chat whilst they sip cocktails, munch tacos and take in the tropical vibes. While The Backyard might not be a dusty cactus-filled garden in Mexico but the tropical pool vibes and dedication to flavour more than make up for this fact!




On your arrival day, a schedule is open to book your Ayurvedic treatments. Our wellness and spa area is located in our tropical peaceful gardens and has two poolside rooms where we pamper your bodies with our variety of Ayurvedic treatments, body scrubs and massages. Really take the time to appreciate and absorb the special oils that your body and mind needs. Our relaxing Ayurvedic massages and head massages will make your stay even more zen after a good day of surf or exploring…


Help your body to find the perfect balance.

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