Maalu Maalu Resorts & SPA

Imagine a quiet getaway by the sea far away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Feel the soft, warm white sand as you go barefoot in paradise! Delight in the gentle coastal breeze as it sweeps all around you, while the inviting turquoise expanse of the Indian Ocean calls you forward. Enjoy the stunning backdrop of coconut palms, white sands, wooden decks and a seemingly endless azure infinity pool. It is a place of calm and serenity. Welcome to Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa.
At Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa Pasikuda, we believe in the joys of the simple things in life. Inspired by a traditional fishing village (waadiya), each of our wooden chalets with feature cadjan roofs, polished wooden floors, a Queen sized bed in a generously  proportioned room as well as a very spacious bathroom that boasts a separate rain shower as well as a bath to soak in. Blending warm brown tones and soothing whites with splashes of tropical colour, each  room has an authentic feel of what it is to experience a laidback lifestyle by the sea.

  • Deluxe Rooms
  • Deluxe Attic Rooms
  • Ocean Suites
  • Panoramic Suites
With scrumptious cuisine to suit every palate, dining at Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa offers you the perfect gastronomic delight! Sit back, relax and sip an exotic cocktail while you entice your taste buds with an array of authentic Sri Lankan food and international cuisine coupled with freshly prepared seafood delicacies. With a spectacular backdrop of the pristine Indian Ocean, accompanied by fresh sea breeze and the sweet murmur of the waves, our uniquely designed open-air  restaurants feature some of the most mouth watering dishes among the restaurants in Pasikuda, Sri Lanka. Come and enjoy the ambience of a typical Sri Lankan fishing village.

  • Karadiya

Part of any cultural adventure is discovering the flavours of the region. With this in mind, Karadiya serves up authentic Sri Lankan cuisine letting you savour the exotic aromas and tastes of local dishes when dining in Pasikuda. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Karadiya is popular among both local and international visitors and is famous for its seafood; the succulent crab dishes in particular are a speciality worth trying! Also make sure to try out the Batticaloa Corner which serves food distinctive to the region, utilising special Batticaloa spices that add to the flavour of these local delicacies.

  • Habala & Ruwala

Two traditional fishing boats converted into a dining area, Habala and Ruwala is a unique feature that stands out among all other Pasikuda restaurants, offering a unique wining & dining experience at Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa. Shadow lighting and soothing music by the poolside, coupled with the cool sea breeze blowing in from the Pasikudah Bay, transform the area into a magical paradise by night. You are spoiled for choice at “Habala”, the pool bar, with a selection of spirits exotic cocktails and chilled beers to choose from. Serving you with scrumptious snacks, “Ruwala”, the poolside restaurant is at your service to satisfy and indulge those sudden hunger pangs and cravings while lounging on the pool deck after a dip in the infinity pool.

  • The White Sands

Perfectly positioned facing an enthralling ocean front view, this uniquely designed restaurant is mainly equipped for quiet dinners on the beach. It is the venue of choice in the resort for themed dinners and lunches. Come and savour a delectable dinner whilst taking in the charming view of the peaceful ocean at “White Sands”.

As one of the best placed Sri Lanka beach hotels on the island’s East Coast, Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa provides plenty for visitors to do.  Capitalising on its location by Pasikuda Bay,  you can enjoy the very best excursions and activities the area has to offer. Those looking to relax can spend the day lazing on the beach or cycling to the nearby fishing village. If you are searching for adventure then take part in various water sports such as snorkelling and diving that give you a chance to discover a truly vibrant underwater world. End the day with a rejuvenating spa treatment at “Ayur Vie” as you look back at the incredible day that was.

  • Cycling

There is no other way to it. The best way to explore the untouched beauty of pure paradise Pasikuda is by bicycle.  Cycle away to your heart’s content blessed by the first rays of the sun and spend some time with the locals, stepping into the vibrant culture that is quite unique to this part of the world. Perfect for the wanderer at heart, discover the many nooks and corners of this idyllic coastal village yet to be discovered by the inquisitive in you.

  • Excursions

There are many Sri Lanka excursions you can select while staying at the Maalu Maalu. Find out more details of the various places you can easily get around from Pasikuda.

  • Batticaloa – the city of singing fish and other attractions

The vibrant town of Batticaloa is located only 45 Kms from Maalu Maalu, and it is the perfect place to experience a fascinating collection of sights, sounds and scents.

  • Polonnaruwa – a glimpse into Sri Lanka´s Golden Era

Take a half-day tour of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site, which majestically portrays Sri Lanka’s grand past.

  • Trincomalee – an enchanting city

Apart from its beaches, Trincomalee is noted for its many exciting cultural sites that simply must be explored.

  • Minneriya National Park – wildlife watching

Explore the splendid  wildlife kingdom of Minneriya National Park, which is home to some rare and endangered species of Sri Lanka’s wildlife. This nature sanctuary is located roughly between Habarana and the historic city of Polonnaruwa.

  • Other Activities

Fishing, Table tennis, Darts, Cycling, Diving, Snorkelling, Fitness centre, SPA & wellness centre, Massages, Hot tub, Bicycle rental, Games room, Library, Karaoke, Entertainment staff, Nightclub/DJ

Plunge into adventure with an array of exciting water sports and activities at our Pasikuda beach hotel. Head down to the East Coast to discover the best beach on the island and let the warm currents take you down to the ancient shipwrecks waiting to be explored. Sheltered by the Pasikuda bay, the East Coast of Sri Lanka is home to an abundance of rich marine life and untouched coral reefs. Snorkelling or scuba diving excursions let you discover these vibrant coral reefs in the eastern waters.

  •  Fun & Smiles

Pasikuda beach has many exciting water activities such as banana boat rides, donut boat rides and snorkelling for children and fun loving holidaymakers.

  •  Speed & Excitement

Thrill-seekers looking for more adventure can take up diving, jet skiing, wind surfing, kayaking and snorkelling. Diving and snorkelling in shallow waters will  give you a glimpse of the vibrant and pristine coral reefs and multihued fish in the East Coast. Learn to dive in shallow waters  with experienced divers who are ready to offer quick diving lessons for  beginners.

  •  Explore the deep waters

Diving enthusiasts can explore the deep waters in the East Coast and discover some fascinating ancient ship wrecks such as the Boiler wreck, SS British Sergeant wreck and the HMS Hermes wreck.

Ayur Vie SPA

Rejuvenate yourself at “Ayur Vie”, the  authentic  Ayurvedic spa which offers a range of holistic Ayurvedic treatments. “Ayurveda” known as “The knowledge of life”, is an ancient healing technique and way of life that provides a deep sense of wellness for mind, body and spirit. At “Ayur Vie” you can experience the healing power of traditional Ayurvedic treatments. Maalu Maalu Resort & Spa with its qualified in house Ayurvedic doctor will help you discover the traditional treatments that suit your needs. A perfect complement to our Spa are the FREE yoga and meditation sessions we offer, helping you find that serene inner balance.

Available Treatments

  • Sarvanga Abhyanga – Herbal Oil Body Treatment
  • Muka Abhyanga – Facial Treatment
  • Shiro Abhyanga – Herbal Oil Head Treatment
  • Shirodhara
  • Vashpa Sweda – Herbal Steam Bath
  • Avagaha Sweda – Herbal Bath
  • Pinda Sweda – Medicinal Bolus Treatment
  • Pada Abhyanga – Foot Treatment Reflexology
Nestled in the coastal village of Pasikuda, the pristine stretch of the East Coast of Sri Lanka, Maalu Maalu Resort and Spa awaits the traveller seeking to experience the ultimate tropical holiday. The resort sits in the centre of the Pasikuda Bay, which is one of the closest beaches to the Cultural Triangle. Distances: Colombo Airport:  300 km Kandy:  210 km Danbulla: 138 km Polonnaruwa: 72 km Batticaloa: 40 km