Day Trips, Tours and Excursions from The Tamarind Tree, Katunayake

Famed to be more than just a relaxing stop over, The Tamarind Tree Resort is and ideal destination for a perfect holiday. Approximately 45 minutes away from Colombo and 5 minutes away from the airport this hotel provides luxurious accommodation, unmatched services and a range of facilities to make you stay memorable. The cafes are immaculate offering a rich ambience while for recreation the hotel has a swimming pool and tennis courts. Welcome to your home away from home.


Considered as one of the best airport hotels in the region since its ideal location within a short 5 minute drive away from the International Airport in Katunayake, The Tamarind Tree Resort is snuggled away in a 13.5 acre rich garden filled with lush green lawns and palms. The Tamarind Tree Resort is ideal for airline crews, passengers, transit travelers and business clients as well as long staying guests.


For guests who arrive at The Tamarind Tree Resort for longer stays, the surroundings of the coastal area would be an ideal treat to enjoy. Travellers can head towards Negombo where there are many attractions including historical buildings of the Dutch era. For longer excursions, guests can head towards Kalpitiya, which is a 4 hour drive from the airport. Attractions include a Dutch fort, Whale and Dolphin watching and also fishing. Leisurely boat rides up the lagoon and canoe trips down the river are a pleasant way of exploring the coastline. For keen scuba divers and snorkelers, the largest coral reef in Sri Lanka Bar reef' is only an hour's boat trip from Kalpitiya. This beautiful reef is home to an incredible variety of tropical fish as well as offering sighting of manta rays, reef sharks and the occasional turtle!