Anantara Kalutara Resort & Spa

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'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.

In Our Opinion

‘Pure relaxation in Sri Lanka. Make sure you make time for a day by the gorgeous pool to enjoy the perfect service Anantara deliver -they even provide the sunscreen if required.’

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Premier Garden View

The Premier Garden View room has a bathroom with rain shower and separate tub. Garden view from terrace or garden.


  • 78sqm
  • One king-size or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons
  • Bathroom with bathtub, rain shower & twin vanity
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Garden view

Deluxe Lagoon View

Enjoy lagoon views from a balcony or terrace. Features one king-size bed and bathroom with tub and separate shower.


  • 78sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons
  • Bathroom with oval bathtub, rain shower & twin vanity
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Private lagoon view

Deluxe Pool Side

These rooms boast a terrace just a short distance from the swimming pool.


  • 80sqm
  • One king-size bed, or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons
  • Bathroom with tub, shower & twin vanity
  • Terrace
  • Pool views

One Bedroom Ocean View Suite

This one-bedroom suite boasts a separate living/dining room, bathroom with tub and rain shower and a private balcony with outdoor dining area and ocean view.


  • 173sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons
  • Bathroom with bathtub, rain shower & twin vanity
  • Living/dining area
  • Balcony
  • Indoor & outdoor dining areas
  • Ocean views
  • Villa host

One Bedroom Anantara Suite

Overlooking Kalu Ganga River, the Anantara Suite has a villa host. The one bedroom and separate living room have balconies that enjoy the view.


  • 123sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons
  • Bathroom with standalone bathtub, rain shower & twin vanity
  • Living/dining area
  • Villa host
  • Lagoon views
  • Villa host

Royal Bawa Suite

This suite has a master bedroom which opens on to a deck and private plunge pool. Living and dining areas are the perfect place to relax. Villa Host will look after your every need.


  • One bedroom with king-size bed
  • Living area with kitchen
  • Wine humidor & Nespresso machine
  • Bathroom with tub and rain shower
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons
  • Indoor and outdoor dining area
  • Villa host
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • LED TV with satellite
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Wine humidor

One Bedroom Pool Villa

This large pool villa has its own stand-alone living room, a private enclosed garden, spacious terrace and plunge pool.


  • 235sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 3 persons
  • Bathroom with oversized bathtub, rain shower & twin vanity
  • 65sqm terrace
  • Separate living room
  • Private enclosed garden
  • Kitchenette
  • Plunge pool and sundeck
  • Villa host

Two Bedroom Garden Pool Villa

This Villa has a private pool and garden area which have sun loungers and dining areas. The two bedrooms are en-suite and there is a separate living/dining area.


  • 228sqm
  • Total of two bedrooms
  • Master bedroom with one king-size bed
  • Second bedroom with twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 4 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with tub, rain shower & twin vanity
  • Living/dining room
  • Enclosed garden
  • Indoor and outdoor dining areas
  • Plunge pool
  • Villa host
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • LED TV with satellite
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Wine humidor

Anantara Kalutara operates an all-inclusive option, which offers:

  • Selected spirits, beers, wines & soft drinks 11:00 – 23:00
  • Bottle of sparkling wine served upon arrival
  • Minibar refilled once per stay (excluding wine-bar in room)
  • Daily high tea experience
  • A la carte lunch and dinner in any restaurant
  • Laundry once during stay – 4 items
  • Spa treatment once during stay


  • All-inclusive is available to all rooms and villa/suites



  • Beach
  • Three swimming pools including one adults-only and one children’s pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Aliya kids’ club
  • Archery
  • Glider adventure tower and zipline
  • Fishing Guru experience
  • Sundown Ceremony
  • Spice Spoons cookery class
  • Movie night
  • Library

Water Sports*

  • Jet ski
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Banana boat
  • Dinghy sailing
  • River cruise
  • Canoeing
  • Tube boat/sofa ride
  • Stand up paddle

Anantara Spa

  • 5 single treatment rooms
  • 4 double treatment rooms
  • Yoga & meditation pavilion
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Reflexology pedicure area
  • Steam rooms
  • Family spa experiences
  • Wellness relaxation area

*some activities will incur additional costs


  • Excursion and transfer arrangements
  • Resort buggy & tuk tuk service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Jewellery shop
Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change

Bed & breakfast

Options include
Half board
Full board
All-inclusive – see All-inclusive section for further details


An all-day restaurant serving a mix of western, Asian and middle eastern dishes. There is also local fresh seafood and tasty desserts to enjoy. Buffet and a la carte choices. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Fresh Italian style seafood and fine wines in a candlelit setting. Open for lunch and dinner.

Spice Traders

Featuring the best of Chinese, Indian and Thai cuisine using only the freshest herbs, spices and ingredients. Open for dinner.

Upper Deck Lounge & Sports Bar

Overlooking the lagoon and furnished with leather armchairs, this afternoon-tea and sundowner location is a relaxing space for afternoon tea and drinks, including signature cocktails. Open for afternoon tea 14:00 – 18:00 and bar open 10:00 – 01:00.

Pool Bar

Light snacks and refreshments beside the pool. Menu includes pizzas, burgers and naughty desserts. Open 09.00 – 18.00

Spice Spoons

A cooking experience where you can learn the secrets of Sri Lankan cuisine. Go on a tour of a traditional market to buy ingredients and take a box of recipes home with you. Available on request.

Dining by Design

Share a dining experience whether it is a family picnic, sunset bbq, a table for two by the ocean or a tree house venue then Anantara can provide fun or romance.

In-Room Dining

Anantara Kalutara will bring Western, Asian or Sri Lankan dishes to you. Enjoy early breakfast, afternoon tea or a 3-course dinner.

Along Sri Lanka’s southwest coast Anantara Kalutara resort is approximately 1 hour from Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo and 2 hrs to Bandaranaike International Airport.


Nearby Attractions

  • Kalutara – 3 miles 8 mins by car
  • Richmond Castle – 5 miles 15 mins by car
  • Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project – 16 miles 40 mins by car
  • Colombo – 30 miles 1 hr 15 mins by car
  • Handunugoda Tea Plantation – 55 miles 1 hr 23 mins by car
Price quoted is a guide only please click Check Live Price & Availability for up to date pricing. 2 adults sharing a room.
Other departure airports, durations and guest configurations are available when you check availability on any given date.

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