In the worldwide comparison, Sri Lanka has done a great job in managing the Covid-19 outbreak so far is OPEN AGAIN TO THE WORLD! On the 21st of January this year, the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority decided to re-open again for international tourism. After a very difficult year, we are excited to welcoming our guest again at our Safe & Secure Level 1 certified beach hotel and nature haven on Sri Lanka’s North West coast.
Located on a 22 acres beach front property, Elements feels like a "paradise-bubble" with much space and freedom to move around and we believe that this is what you are currently looking for: a safe but beautiful environment where you can forget about all the hassle out there.
Having been awarded with the Safe & Secure Level 1 certificate by the Sri Lankan Tourism Development Authority means that our team is well trained in COVID-19 health procedures to ensure that you, your family and the surrounding community are all well protected.
There is NO minimum stay required for your Sri Lanka holiday. However, for your first 14 days (7 nights in case you are already vaccinated), you are obliged to stay in a Save & Secure Level 1 certified Hotel. You are allowed to change hotels though and selected Tourist-Sites and attractions can be visited with the necessary precautions. You are free to engage in any outdoor activities at Elements and Kitecenter Sri Lanka once the negative PCR-test result of your first test is received (usually within 36 hours). Kitesurfing, Kayaking, Stand Up Paddling, Scuba Diving (until mid of May) and swimming in our nature pool are all possible.
IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER VACCINATED OR NOT
Choose your "Safe & Secure Level1 Hotel" in Sri Lanka - in this case Elements Beach & Nature Resort.
Get in touch with us via whats app or email and our reservations manager "Samith" will lead you through the process step by step.
To confirm your booking pay for PCR tests (40 USD per test) and the mandatory Covid insurance (12 USD per person - It covers you for 1 month with max to USD 50,000) to your hotel depending on the number of days of your stay.
If your stay is 5 or more days, pay for 2 PCR tests, on arrival and exit PCR.
However if the stay is less than 5 days, no exit PCR required.
Children below 2 years are exempted from PCR testing. However if the parents/guardians develop symptoms or result in positive PCR test reports children will undergo PCR tests.
Children between 2-12 years undergo only exit PCR tests
Our reservations Manager Samith will send you an email with the exact amount to be transferred. To proceed with the payment, you can either share your credit card details with us in order to debit the amount on your card or make a bank transfer in USD to our Sri Lankan bank account:
Account name: ELEMENTS (PVT) LTD
Account type: USD
Account number: 87263368
Bank name: BANK OF CEYLON
Bank code: 7010
Bank address: NO.149/2,GALLE ROAD,COLOMBO-06.
Branch code: 023
Swift code: BCEYLKLX
Once we have received your payment, we will email you the booking confirmation and inform the Sri Lankan authorities to grant you the visa.
Apply for your tourist visa (E.T.A.) online before travelling!
Take your PCR test 96 hours prior embarkation (Or a Rapid Antigen Test 48 hrs prior to embarkation). Test result must be negative.
Fill out the Health Declaration form which you will receive from your airline. At the airport, just hand it over to the officer.
We organize everything that will be needed after your arrival in Sri Lanka (PCR testing, COVID-certified transport, COVID19-insurance).
Elements will arrange your airport transfer with a “Safe & Secure” certified driver. This is a requirement by the Sri Lankan authorities.
Your PCR test will be taken at Elements itself. for the first 48 hrs you may move around freely, eat in our beach restaurant and enjoy the beach. Once we receive a negative PCR result on behalf of you (usually within 48 hrs) you can freely enjoy ALL the Elements’ amenities and activities on our 22 acres private beach front property. You may then use the pool, lounge, and do kitesurfing, kayaking, SUP, dolphin watching etc.
You can fully enjoy the following activities: kitesurfing, kayaking, dolphin watching, beach walks, swimming in the pool and the ocean. There is even a possibility to do scuba diving.
Between day 5 and day 7 you will have to take your second PCR test. At the end of your 2 weeks stay you are required to take your final PCR test upon which you are free to move around Sri Lanka without any restrictions. All the testing is organized by us, depending on the length of your stay with Elements.
If your PCR test is positive, but you are asymptomatic: You can still stay with us but you won’t be able to visit the restaurant or interact with other guests or staff. We will deliver food and beverages to your room. We will call a reputed doctor and will provide you with all the necessary care and keep the Ministry of Health informed about your progress.
If your PCR test is positive and you are symptomatic: You will be transferred to a Ministry of Health approved private hospital to get the necessary care. The insurance policy above will cover all related expenses.
Elements is certified by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority as a “Safe & Secure” Level-1 beach hotel in Sri Lanka. To achieve this certificate, Elements has been screened through a series of audits conducted by KPMG, an internationally reputed audit firm
We have implemented strict protocols in response to COVID-19 as stipulated by SLTDA
All our staff undergoes regular PCR tests
All staff is continually trained along the latest COVID-19 based health & safety protocols
We understand your need for flexibility when planning your travel so we have created a special cancellation policy to cater to your need. We aim to stay as flexible as possible and until further notice we are offering a revised cancellation policy. This means that guests can re-schedule without restrictions for a later date.
In case of a "No-Show", we will charge you for the first night only.
We are doing our best to support all guests and our loyal repeating guests during this challenging time.
You find all the relevant information on the official website of Sri Lanka Tourism.
Alternatively you may also contact our Operations Manager Samith on firstname.lastname@example.org
Whatsapp +94 770 066 468. He will be happy to help you with any information you need.
We are extremely happy that Elements Beach & Nature Resort made it through this crisis and see ourselves as part of the national effort to revive tourism in Sri Lanka again. We are determined to maintain the Covid-19 related safety protocols, as set out by the Ministry of Health and the SLTDA. Being registered as a Level 1 Safe and Secure Beach Hotel in Sri Lanka gives us all hope for the future. We are grateful to our amazing team who worked hard to get this Safe & Secure Level 1 certificate which means that, after a long period of 11 months, we can finally welcome again international tourists and re-patriates but are unable to accept domestic bookings for the time being.
Being certified as a Safe & Secure Level 1 beach hotel in Sri Lanka by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority means that the entire operation of Elements Beach & Nature Resort has been thoroughly evaluated by a government appointed and internationally recognized audit firm. We have implemented all necessary safety protocols and procedures and required staff trainings.
Sri Lanka is one of 30 leading travel destinations which received the Safe Travels Stamp from World Travel & Tourism Council and is now welcoming international leisure travelers again.
Looking forward to welcoming you soon,
The Elements Management