Trinco Blu by Cinnamon 

Chilled-out sea-breezy days

A laidback beach retreat with great food, friendly service and seasonal whale-watching opportunities.

Originally designed to resemble a ship, Trinco Blu by Cinnamon has since had a redesign but maintains its retro-chic appeal with stylish décor and furnishings. The east coast is seasonally frequented by both whales and dolphins and during this time the resort offers daily sightseeing trips out onto the water. Combine with this its excellent beach and smiling service and you can’t go wrong.

Why we love Trinco Blu by Cinnamon

  • It’s set on a peaceful stretch of white sand that’s perfect for relaxing evening strolls or tranquil morning jogs

  • Guests of all ages will appreciate the appealingly casual and relaxed atmosphere

  • It’s great for wildlife watching, with boat trips to see whales in season and the possibility of spotting dolphins from the beach

  • At the resort’s seafood eatery, you can enjoy a meal featuring whatever you helped a local fisherman catch the day before

4 stars
Mar - Sep
Colombo 10½ hours
4 miles from the natural harbour of Trincomalee, set before pristine golden sands
Approx. 40 minutes by road from Trincomalee airport which is reached by a 45-60 minute flight from Colombo
All Inclusive Option

This resort has earned internationally recognised certification that conform to standards set by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.



  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Families
  • Good to Know

An all-day buffet restaurant is complemented by a beachside seafood venue and an inviting bar.

Captain’s Table
The sociable main restaurant offers buffet fare throughout the day in a relaxed atmosphere. The food is excellent, so make the most of the glorious spreads and perhaps visit one of the live cooking stations.

The Crab
The open-air speciality restaurant serves an array of crab signature dishes as well as other seafood favourites.

Rum Hold
Once you’re done with dinner, make Rum Hold your next stop for a fruity cocktail or another drink and relax in casual comfort.

Be sure not to miss dining on the deck or with your toes in the sand at the signature seafood restaurant, with its array of special crab dishes.

What's included

Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at Captain's Deck.

Upgrade options

All Inclusive • All meals at Captain's Deck • Select drinks served in the main bar including house brand spirits, a selection of cocktails and mocktails, fruit juices (excl. orange juice), select soft drinks and one type of local beer by the bottle or glass at Rum Hold (10am-midnight) • A selection of snacks served at the rum hold (10:30am-midday, 3pm-5pm and 10pm-11pm • House wine by the glass during lunch and dinner at Captain's Deck.

The intimate Azmaara Spa has a menu of Asian-influenced treatments, including massages, wraps and scrubs, conducted by expert Balinese-trained therapists. Yoga classes are available on request.

You can keep fit in the open air with an energetic game of beach volleyball or a solo jog on the sand.

For PADI-certified divers, the hotel can arrange trips to some of the area’s best sites, from coral reefs to shipwrecks. Conditions are at their best from May to September.

Various activities are on offer at the water sports centre (seasonal), including windsurfing, waterskiing and kayaking. Alternatively, you could take a 20-minute boat ride to Pigeon Island for an early-morning guided snorkelling session.

Cots and extra beds are available in the rooms, there’s a playground and family-friendly dining options.

Compulsory Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve gala dinners, supplements apply.

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