Nilaveli Palm House offers basic rooms relatively close to Nilaveli Beach for guests who are not too concerned about luxury. Rooms are basic, simple, clean and the Nilaveli Palm House has a good restaurant. With the beach being some 200 metres away this hotel is very economically priced and is perfect for couples or families on a budget, who do not mind a 10 to 15 minute walk to the beach.
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The types of rooms on offer are Ac and non AC doubles with one double bed, and AC family rooms, with two double beds. All rooms have ceiling fans.
The private attached bathroom contains a toilet, wash basin and shower. There is no hot water, but you will not need it given the hot weather. Water usually comes out lukewarm anyway.
There is a wooden style restaurant, hut style, with a TV. Enjoy your meals and snacks here served by your hosts who are a young couple of Dinesh and his wife, Vindi who are very keen that you come and stay with them, and are eager to ensure that you have a most enjoyable time.
Breakfast is not included in the price but feel free to check out the restaurant and its morning menu.
If you enjoy an evening beer in Nilaveli, try the popular Fernando’s Bar on the beach.
The Nilaveli area attracts those interested in water sports, and a snorkeling trip at Pigeon Island is a popular choice for a day outing.
9 kms to the south is Uppuveli, where you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Trincomalee War Cemetry, a well kept place that is dedicated to those who died in the Second World War, irrespective of their creed or nationality.
The guest house is by the main B424 Pulmoddai Road – that is the main coastal road along the east coast. Heading north, go past Nilaveli Palm Resort and Nilaveli Palm Villa on the left. These are not related to the Nilaveli Palm House, where you are staying. A further 1 km on the right, you will find the guest house. The area is called Irrakkakandi (which is north Nilaveli).