‘Sri-Lankan Experiences – Championship Golf’
Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa overlooks the southern coast of Sri Lanka. The hotel is nestled on 130 acres which includes tropical gardens, beach and an 18-hole, par 70 golf course. Rooms and suites have views of the gardens, the ocean or the lagoon and can accommodate both couples and families. Families can take advantage of Cool Zone Kid’s Club and there is a mini-waterpark. The Resorts main restaurant has show kitchens serving fresh local Sri Lankan and international cuisine and there are three other venues serving food and drink. The resort has 3 swimming pools, a health club and spa.
Beach Location – Sri Lankan Adventures Await.
Situated on the Sri Lankan southern coast, Anantara Peace Haven, Tangalle Resort is situated in 21 acres of coconut plantation and fringed by a sandy crescent beach. The Rooms and Villas have outside lounging spaces with day beds that overlook the gardens or the ocean and are suitable for couples and families. Leisure activities include water sports from the beach, gym, spa, tennis and wellness traditions – yoga, pilates and Tai chi. There are 6 restaurants/bars serving traditional local and international food and drink.
'Boutique Beachside Resort''
Located against the backdrop of Galle beach, The Fortress Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive boutique resort with views of the Indian Ocean. A range of rooms are outfitted with modern amenities and the latest technologies and a choice of direct beach access or a garden location. There are a variety of leisure activities such as a selection of land and water sports, a large swimming pool overlooking the beach and a spa. A choice of four restaurants offers a vast selection of Sri Lankan and Asian cuisine.
'Indian Ocean and River Views – South West Sunset Coast’
Situated on the sunset south west coast of Sri Lanka Anantara Kalutara enjoys double water views of the Indian Ocean and Kalu Ganga River from its beachfront location. There are just 141 rooms, suites and pool villas with either balcony or terrace located beach, river of garden side. At the water sports centre a range of activities on offer including paddle board, water skiing and tube rides and on dryland archery, zip lines and cookery classes are available. For relaxation there is a spa with yoga and meditation pavilion and family treatments can be booked. There is also a kids’ club and a range of excursions can be arranged via the resort. Dining options include a Far East and Italian option; there are 5 restaurants and 2 bars to choose from.
‘Near Yala National Park – Cabins and Private Plunge Pools’
Located on the South East coast of Sri Lanka, Chena Huts is set amongst the dunes and greenery on the Yala area. The hotel is enveloped in the tropical landscape and just 14 cabins sit in the 7 acres. Each Cabin has a private pool and they can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children. There is a swimming pool, spa for relaxation and adventures to Yala National Park including game drives can be booked. The Basses restaurant is a fine dining experience overlooking the beach and for something more romantic private dining under the stars.
South West Sri Lanka – Rooms with Balcony or Terrace
Located on the South West coast of Sri Lanka overlooking the beach and Indian Ocean, Taj Bentota Resort & Spa has 160 rooms which open onto balconies or terraces. The resort has a pool adjacent to the beach, a fitness centre and a spa which offers a range of treatments. Dining options include S.H.A.C.K. a seafood venue overlooking the ocean and the Oriental Pavilion which delivers exquisite Chinese food.