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Located in Hiriketiya, 6.8 mi from Tangalle, Salt House features an open-air restaurant. Offering free WiFi throughout the property, the guest house has a terrace and sun terrace. Free private parking is available on site. A balcony or patio are featured in certain rooms. The rooms have a private bathroom fitted with a bath or shower. You will find a shared lounge at the property. The resort also arranges for complimentary activities such as yoga, surfing and snorkeling. Guests can enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant, followed by a drink at the bar. The property also offers packed lunches. You can engage in various activities, such as snorkeling, diving and fishing. Mirissa is 18 mi from Salt House, while Koggala is 25 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Salt House has been welcoming guests since May 22, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.9)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 bunk bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Hiriketiya
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Cosima
    Everything was so great at Salt. The staff, especially Charlie and Shanka were the kindest and most helpful people and Charlie‘s 7am vinyasa classes are a true energy boost in the morning. The breakfast menu only has 4 dishes but those four dishes...
  • Elizabeth
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The room was spacious. Yoga in the morning was very enjoyable. Staff was friendly.
  • Mohsen
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    location is close to the beach, bedrooms are comfortable, the bathrooms are very unique, breakfast is amazing
  • Brigitte
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    It had an amazing feel to it and was so close to the beach and restaurants. Charlie is so helpful and even runs early morning yoga sessions! She also organised a tuk tuk for us to visit the local sights! Great recommend to the best bar in Sri...
  • Catalina
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The rooms were really nice. Waking up with the amazing jungle views was incredible. The staff were really helpful and attentive. The beach is super super near, and it’s so nice. Breakfast is really good, fresh juices my favourites.
  • Julie
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Breakfast included was yummy. Staff were super friendly and went 'above and beyond' to help us with our trip. They made great recommendations for places to eat and visit. Really nice vibe at Salt House and great that it is so close to the beach.
  • David
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Really friendly staff and team who go out of their way to help you. It seems they have local connections to assist with most activities so made us feel like we were part of the community in Hiriketiya.
  • Janet
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    We loved our 5 night stay here! Our room was lovely - spacious and clean with filtered water available. Breakfasts were AMAZING - by the 3rd morning I was ordering half portions. The yoga in the morning was a great way to start the day and the...
  • Evie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    LOVE the morning yoga, breakfast and cheeky brownies in the afternoon! Amazing location and lovely staff - we loved it.
  • Dan
    Amazing place place to be next to the beach. Amazing Breakfast. In the middle of a jungle and a very nice rooms and stuff

Property questions and answers
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  • Is there AC in this room

    Hi there, Yes, Palm garden room have ac. Regards Shanka
    Answered on 12 November 2019
  • Are guests allowed to use the fitness centre at your sister property?

    Hi, at this time we don't have an official sister property arrangement I'm afraid. There are two local gyms in Dickwella town which are very affordabl..
    Answered on 22 November 2022
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    May–November During these quieter months, the beach is swimmable to everyone however, on certain days the swell can be larger and some caution is need..
    Answered on 17 September 2019
  • Can we have 2 separate beds for my son and myself? What does an open yoga room mean?

    Hiya, The twin courtyard room would be perfect if you wish to have separate beds. The open yoga room is called this as it has a big floor space to ..
    Answered on 9 February 2023
  • How much are yoga classes? And how much is a beginners surf class per day?

    Hiya, If you are staying with us the yoga classes are free, otherwise it is 3000 rupee per class. We provide equipment. Beginners surf class is $20 ..
    Answered on 25 November 2022
  • Hi…our friends, the Torgius, are staying with you March 30-April 7. Do you have any rooms available for that time? We are a couple. Ty:)

    Hi there, We have 2 nights available from 31st March. Please contact us via the following email if you want to book this availability. Looking forwar..
    Answered on 28 February 2022
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Host Info

Company review score: 9.8Based on 141 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Salt House is a cool kid! Salt House likes to chill with friends, Surf, Swim, and enjoys long walks on the beach at sun set.

Neighborhood info

On the far southern coastline of Sri Lanka, Hiriketiya is 1km from the main rd town of Dickwella. Hiriketiya Beach is one of Sri Lankas last discovered beaches. Know by locals as Blue Beach, this is paradise.

Languages Spoken


Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      American • Australian • Local • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of Salt House
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kids' meals
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Private entrance
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Yoga classes
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules

Salt House takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0+ years
Extra bed upon request
$20 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cash Salt House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that there is ongoing construction work on the adjacent property until 6th February. There may be some construction noise between 8 am to 4 pm on some days. Inconvenience caused is deeply regretted.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Restaurant: Closed from Tue, Dec 27, 2022 until Sun, Apr 30, 2023

Bar is closed from Tue, Dec 27, 2022 until Sun, Apr 30, 2023

FAQs about Salt House

  • Salt House is 800 feet from the center of Hiriketiya. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Salt House has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Salt House. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Salt House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Salt House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Salt House include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Apartment
    • Bed in Dorm

  • Salt House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Fishing
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Bicycle rental
    • Swimming pool
    • Happy hour
    • Beach
    • Yoga classes
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area

  • Guests staying at Salt House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • American