Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka - Updated 2022

airbnb Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka

The charming beach town of Kalpitiya is a part of Puttalam province, in the north-western corner of Sri Lanka. The town is around 165 km (102.5 miles) from the capital city, Colombo. The town is mostly created with 14 islands, they are called Vellai I, Vellai II, Vellai III, Battalangunduwa, Palliyawatta, Uchchamunai, Eramutivu, Sinna Eramutivu, Eramutivu West, Ippantivu, Periya Arichchalai, Sinna Arichchalai, Kakativu, Mutwal or Dutch Bay. The town is most famous for its awesome coastline and marvellous beaches. The deep lagoon of Puttalam is located nearby, as well as the famous Alankuda beach. Apart from the boating trips and sea-sports, the town is most famous for kitesurfing. Scroll down to find the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals for your trip to Kalpitiya.

1. Wonderful beachfront bungalow (from USD 23)

The Kite House Café of Kalpitiya is a perfect hideout for backpackers, nature and adventure lovers. The beautiful huts of the resort are surrounded by palm trees. The sea and a wide beach are located just outside the resort. The rental offers a first-hand feel of the traditional fishing bungalows of this area. The area is famous for kitesurfing. You can also try a myriad of activities like whale and dolphin watching, scuba diving, and snorkelling.

WONDERFUL Bungalow Beachfront @ Kite House Cafe
Talawila Church, Sri Lanka
76 reviews  Wifi Available
Hut 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great water pressure for the (cold) shower and nice big fan
the room is very cosy spacious and everything was very clean
the room is clean and has everything you need for a very comfortable stay
the hosts were very responsive and helpful
really friendly locals and hosts
anais is a perfect host and very kind
anais keiran and staff go out of their way to make sure you are enjoying your stay
the staff are very friendly and aim to please
access is relatively easy and close to nearby kite surfing resorts
the location is perfect for kitting and chilling as well
absolutely beautiful location close to the beach and nearby lagoons
it's a great location and super chilled and away from the hustle of the cities
the location is beautiful and very quiet (mostly apart from the cockerel crowing at 4:00 am)
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2. Eco-friendly cabanas at Ruuk Village (from USD 25)

The design of the wooden cabanas of Ruuk village is inspired by the homes of the local fishermen. Each cabana in this resort has two single beds. They are supplied with mosquito nets so that guests can have a sound sleep after a long tiring day exploring Kalpitiya. The resort is located in the midst of a coconut plantation. Vacationers can also have a fun first-hand experience of extracting coconut butter from coconut milk. Taste awesome seafood in the restaurant of the resort. The resort has many nooks and crannies with hammocks and where one can enjoy the beautiful view of the surroundings.

OFF-GRID Eco friendly Cabanas- Ruuk Village
Kalpitiya, North Western Province, Sri Lanka
55 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in hut 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was comfortable linen were provided and also the food was good for a touristic place
my cabana was clean spacious and i had a lovely outdoor shower
the rooms are clean and the outdoor shower is extremely refreshing
room are basic but clean
the food is excellent and the cabanas are very cosy & clean
nice peacefull quiet very clean and in the middle of the nature
the staff is very nice
gomaje the manager was an amazing host who helped organize activities off the site
the staff is so friendly and will do their absolute best to help you with everything
the staff were very friendly and are happy to kick back and have a little chat
the staff around were easy to chat friendly helpful and tried their best to make us feel good
and it is super far away from columbo and other places
so it’s a place for kite surfing lovers
this is a place to come to if you like wind and kite surfing
we left the place with a smile on our face :)
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3. Amazing bungalow near kitesurfing lagoon (from USD 31)

This wooden bungalow is built following the traditional style of Kalpitiya. The eco-friendly villa is located in the Margarita village, close to the Kalpitiya city centre. The Airbnb rental has a double bed and a natural shower. A charming patio is located outside with sitting facilities. The traditional rural neighbourhood is also famous for kitesurfing activities. You can easily avail the best kitesurfing facilities, kite gear and kite spots of this area.

Amazing bungalow near kitesurfing lagoon
Kalpitiya, North Western Province, Sri Lanka
30 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we felt very comfortable staying in the bungalow queen size bed with very comfortable mattress
the place is very nice extremely clean and accurate the personal is professional friendly
he was helpful with everything we wanted rooms were clean comfortable and spacious
super friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere
ruben and his team were wonderful hosts
our host ruben was very nice and he gave us lesson of kite surfing too
i think the place is amazing and ruben is the best host i've ever met
ruben was the best host we have ever experienced we were more then 100% satisfied
nice little bungalow-village close to the kite lagoon
good location this peninsula is incredible we’ll be coming back
would definitely recommend this place to anybody
if you want a relaxing and quiet getaway this is the place to go
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4. Spacious villa in Kalpitiya (from USD 50)

The spacious villa is a modern bungalow located in a quiet neighbourhood of Kalpitiya. This contemporary rental is close to the beach and kitesurfing points. The property is surrounded by a beautiful garden and coconut trees. It has high ceilings and three bedrooms which can accommodate a group of eight people. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed whereas the two other bedrooms have a queen-sized bed. There is a couch for two other guests in the common room. The fully equipped kitchen is all set for preparing a decent meal and the dining area is located in a charming corner. A small barbeque grill is available in the garden.

Spacious villa in Kalpitiya for Kitesurfing
Kalpitiya, North Western Province, Sri Lanka
23 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms were very nice and comfortable
the rooms are spacious and clean
a very clean peaceful residence and an ideal base for exploring the area
they were very friendly and helped us with many requests
we can highly recommend this place and its owners
overall i loved the villa and shalini is a fantastic host
shalini is a very helpful and understanding host
place and caretaker and shalini are great
excellent location with peaceful atmosphere
the location is great since it is close by to alankuda and thalawila beach
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5. Guesthouse in the heart of Kalpitiya (from USD 35)

In the heart of the town, this rest house is just minutes away from the local bus station. The property is close to the local stores, markets, and restaurants. It offers comfortable and spacious rooms, with spring mattress beds, and in-room entertainment. Facilities like air-conditioning, WiFi, hot water are also provided. One of the most important parts of this rental is the charming restaurant. The restaurant offers a huge variety of local and international cuisines specializing in seafood. You can enjoy an excellent view of the vast Putlam Lagoon along with your food.

Angel Rest, Restaurant and Lodge
7 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 6 Beds 15 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
ameen and his wife were very friendly and they make you feel comfortable
amin and his friend took us there on mopeds which was really kind of them
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6. Luxurious rooms in a large house (from USD 35)

This fully furnished large house has four bedrooms which can easily accommodate a group of eight. The relatively new rental has double bedrooms with air-conditioning. There are two living areas with a sofa and a television, as well as a fully equipped kitchen for preparing meals. There is a separate dining room where you can enjoy your meals.

Luxurious Large House/Rooms in Kalpitya (from $30)
1 review
Private room in home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
amazing place to stay :)
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7. Private room in guesthouse

Near the centre of Kalpitiya, this property is a perfect choice for backpackers. The pet-friendly property can also accommodate a large group or families. The guestrooms are surrounded by a tropical garden to give you a feel of living in the lap of nature. The rooms come with air-conditioning, king-sized beds with mosquito net, couches, and work-space. The guestrooms have a patio with a beautiful view and hammocks. There is a common kitchen with a microwave, and tea/coffee making facilities.

Gloria Guestrooms
Kalpitiya, North Western Province, Sri Lanka
19 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was spacious and clean with a comfortable bed fan and air con
i stayed at gloria for five and a half weeks in an ac-room and was very comfortable there
nilanthi does the best breakfast i had in sri lanka
gloria's is also super clean the rooms get tidied everyday and are large and really functional
jessen is a great host always there for his guests
great owners on-site to help you with anything you may need
hosts are really nice and helpful breakfast is great
the guest house is super cosy and mitch is a great host
gloria guest rooms are clean cosy and quiet and the host and the staff are friendly and helpful
awesome place far away from other tourist
we enjoyed our stay especially to the location close to the sea
awesome location with lots of animals living on the compound
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8. Backpacker's sanctuary

Three separate rooms are available in a charming bungalow, suited especially for backpackers. The entire area is surrounded by a garden, where you can spend time with various domesticated animals like rabbits, cats or the pet turtle. The bedrooms have a double bed and they can be rented individually. The common area has a refrigerator, hot water for your tea and dining space. Each of the rooms has mosquito nets and the bathroom is shared. There is also a common kitchen where you can prepare your meals.

Backpack Gloria
Kalpitiya, North Western Province, Sri Lanka
6 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
a beautiful garden with little animals walking arround
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9. A budget stay in a simple house

This vacation house is conveniently located close to all the amenities like restaurants, public transport, the beach etc. The budget stay has four bedrooms which can be rented separately or together. The house is located close to family-friendly activities, so it can be perfect for a family holiday. The spacious house has a kitchen, dining area and open living space. There is a free parking space in front of the house and car, scooter, tuk-tuk or boat hiring facilities are also available here. The house can also be leased out for a longer period.

Dana´s Simple Stay Kite-House
Kalpitiya, North Western Province, Sri Lanka
3 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

10. Private room in a lavish bungalow

This Airbnb bungalow is located in a resort very close to the Kalpitiya lagoon. Thus the famous kitesurfing activity is very easily accessible from this property. The rental is literally in the middle of nature surrounded by coconut trees. The room has a king-sized bed suitable for a couple. A private bathroom and a terrace are attached to the room. A huge outdoor area is available to enjoy the glorious sun. Complimentary breakfast with fresh fruit juices is offered each day, along with tea or coffee at any time of the day. You can also avail the bicycles, which are provided for free, to explore the surrounding areas.

Bungalow 1 Cocoon
Kalpitiya, North Western Province, Sri Lanka
9 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Kitesurfing paradise

Kalpitiya is the sea paradise of Sri Lanka. Visit this beautiful place for an authentic vision of the sperm whale as well as the rare blue whales. If you are kitesurfing enthusiastic, book one of these Airbnb rentals for a vacation full of adventure.

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