Anantara Kalutara Resort
Kalutara, Sri Lanka
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Heavenly Beachfront Hideaway in Sri Lanka

Discover heaven on earth at Anantara Kalutara, majestically located on Sri Lanka’s South-West Coast and framed by the Indian Ocean and Kalu Ganga River. Stay six nights in a Premier Garden View Room with daily buffet breakfasts, two international buffet dinners, a 60-minute spa treatment each, one high-tea experience, a nightly cocktail each and AU$100 flight credit for two adults.

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Soak up the secluded beachfront luxury just over an hours’ drive from the busy capital, Colombo. With Indian Ocean and** Kalu Ganga River** views, this is the perfect place to spot whales, dolphins and turtles.

What You’ll Love

The Resort – Nestled between the Indian Ocean and Kalu Ganga River

Naturally secluded between the** Indian Ocean and **Kalu Ganga River, Anantara Kalutara Resort grants two spectacular views from an elegant haven inspired by** Sri Lanka’s most famous architect, the late Geoffrey Bawa. Here you can do as little or as much as you please, practice yoga and meditation overlooking the ocean, cool off in the tropical swimming pools, get your adrenaline running with thrilling **water sports or treat yourself to** Sri Lanka’s largest and most luxurious spa**, knowing the kids (and teens) are entertained at the onsite adventurer’s club.

The Rooms – A private luxury oasis

Relax in** 65 sqm of luxury in a Premier Garden View Room. Every comfort has been thought of from an in-room Nespresso machine** to start your mornings, soothing** rain shower** and bathtub in your large bathroom with double vanities, minibar and wine humidor, sumptuous** king bed, complimentary Wi-Fi and a private balcony or terrace** with outdoor furniture so you can make the most of the lush garden views.

*VIP UPGRADE: *For a little extra indulgence upgrade to a *Deluxe Lagoon View Room *for all the same great room amenities, plus tranquil lagoon vistas.

CELEBRITY UPGRADE: Wake up to a backdrop of the stunning Indian Ocean when you upgrade to a** Deluxe Ocean View Room.**

The Location – Experience the natural beauty of Sri Lanka

Balance** coastal seclusion** with Colombo’s buzz *and *Galle’s fortress charms – both within an hour’s drive from Anantara Kalutara Resort. Located along Sri Lanka’s beautiful southwest coast, the resort has a private river **and lagoon frontage, all while being conveniently close to the historic Kalutara (10-minutes’ drive). Discover Kalutara’s rich **spice trading and** colonial heritage, explore tea plantations and mansions, *sacred temples *and the **world’s only hollow Buddhist shrine, or take a cruise along the Kalu Ganga from Sri Pada, the sacred mountain believed to be the** footprint of the Buddha.**

The Food & Drink – Daily buffet breakfast, two buffet dinners, one high-tea experience and nightly cocktails

Immerse yourself in Sri Lanka’s fusion of flavours with delicious** buffet breakfasts** each morning featuring freshly-baked breads and pastries, hot dishes, healthy options including fresh fruits and exotic juices, and much more. Plus you’ll receive two tantalising buffet dinners at Olu Restaurant featuring authentic Sri Lankan curries and cuisine paired with international dishes such as pasta and burgers.

Watch the sun set as you sip on a complimentary nightly cocktail **(one cocktail, per adult, per night) served between 5 and 7pm in the main bar. Choose from Sri Lankan-inspired concoctions such as a Lion's Rock - with arrack, passionfruit, orange juice, lime juice, soda water and sugar syrup. Indulge on one day of your stay with an afternoon high-tea** of sandwiches and sweet treats, with tea, coffee or milkshakes, served in the foyer of the Olu restaurant.

The Relaxation – 60-minute spa treatment each

Experience the world-class expertise of Anantara’s spa therapists. You’ll love being pampered at *Sri Lanka’s largest and most luxurious day spa *with a 60-minute spa treatment. Unwind with a massage designed to de-stress and rebalance, refresh tired skin with a facial or indulge in some holistic healing with ancient Ayurvedic and reflexology treatments.

Getting There is Easy - AU$100 flight credit for two people

Your package includes an AU$100 flight credit per person (maximum two people per booking) when booking flights with the Luxury Escapes Flight Team flying with Sri Lankan Airlines. See 'Fine Print' for further details.

Perfect For Couples

There’s no better place to take in the stunning majesty of Sri Lanka’s beautiful natural wonders. The secluded nature of the Anantara Kalutara Resort makes it an ideal destination for a** romantic hideaway**, while adventurous couples can still easily get out and explore nearby towns and sights.

Valid for travel until 31 October 2018 (bookings must be made before 30 September 2018).

*Blackout Dates: *Not valid for travel on

11 – 12 March 2018

23 – 26 March 2018

30 March – 7 April 2018

10 April 2018

20 – 25 April 2018

*Surcharge: *A non-refundable surcharge per room, per night, applies payable directly to Luxury Escapes at time of booking. Dates and prices are identified in the Booking Calendar.

26 February – 31 March 2018

*Check Availability: *To confirm your dates of stay at purchase, click on 'Check Availability' and select your preferred package. Use the calendar to browse and select available dates. Dates with a surcharge are identified.

Buy Now Book Later: If you want to secure this offer and don't know when you want to travel please select 'Buy Now & Book Later'. This will secure your package and give you the flexibility to choose your travel dates - within the book by and validity period and subject to availability. To select dates post purchase, simply select 'My Escapes' under the 'My Account' tab and follow the prompts.

7-Day Change of Mind ‘No Questions Asked’ Refund Guarantee: Things don’t always work out. Our 7-day Change of Mind Guarantee is there to help. Within 7 days of purchase we’ll happily provide a full refund on cancellation of your escape (so long as you don’t have a confirmed booking/stay in the next 14 days).

Packages are valid for two adults.

Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is three people. See the ' Extra Guest Policy' below:

Extra Guest Policy: An additional guest (aged 12 years and above) may stay for a surcharge of US$90 per night, sleeping on a rollaway bed with accommodation and breakfast only. Payable directly to the resort.

*Child Policy: *One child (aged 11 years and under) may stay for a surcharge of US$45 per night, sleeping on a rollaway bed with accommodation and breakfast only. Payable directly to the resort.

*Baby Policy: *A baby (aged 5 years and under) may stay free of charge sleeping on existing bedding (sharing with parents) and will not count towards maximum room occupancy.

Connecting rooms are available on request (subject to availability).

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated). Menus are subject to change without notice.

One way airport transfer in the hotel car (Mitsubishi Outlander) priced at USD 120 payable directly by the guest at the hotel

Flight Credit: The AU$100.00 flight credit is per person for a maximum of 2 people per booking when booking with the Luxury Escapes flights team. The flights team can be contacted on 1300 88 99 00 option 3 or by emailing Note that flights purchased via the Luxury Escapes website or not eligible for the credit. Flight credit must be used with Sri Lankan Airlines direct fights between Melbourne and Colombo. Add on are applicable for customers travelling out of Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney only. Flight credit is only available for customers travelling up to and including 31st of October 2018.

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  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Day spa
  • Two outdoor swimming pools
  • Jacuzzi
  • Recreation centre
  • Yoga and meditation pavilion
  • Adventurers kids club and teens’ club
  • Bio gulf and water sports centre
  • Saturday market
  • Library
  • Two shops
  • Resort buggy and rickshaw service

Getting to Anantara Kalutara Resort is easy. The resort is a 90-minute drive from Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport and only ten-minutes’ drive from the Kalutara South Railway Station.

Anantara Kalutara Resort
St Sebastian Rd, Kalutara 12000, Sri Lanka
“Great service very relaxing holiday and staff were very kind and helpful especially. Catering: Nothing was ever to much to ask from the catering team especially Nishan and Anton who both went above and beyond in all ways. The food was also amazing and a lot of it as well and plenary of choice Spa: The spa was heavenly it was calming, relaxing and enjoyable. Housekeeping: The rooms were immaculate from the day we arrived till the day we left. The men called chamara, dude and Bimali with his team made sculptures out of towels and laid flowers on the bed and greeted you on your way to breakfast and whenever you see them. I have some photos of the bed decorated down bellow. Pool: The pool was very quiet and you could hear a pin drop. The pool was an amazing temperature and went on for ever the pool staff came around with water and apples and face cloths to cool you and help your hunger. There was also burgers and wraps etc that you could pay for. A very nice man called Sashinsa was amazing he was working on the pool and upper deck. We have loved our stay here all thanks to the hotel.”
- TripAdvisor
“Stayed here 3 nights after travelling round beautiful Sri Lanka. The hotel is well placed for the airport but is on the beach with great swimming pools. The staff are super friendly. & helpful rooms excellent food in both buffet & Italian excellent would thoroughly recommend as a good end to a holiday”
- TripAdvisor
“We spent a week over Christmas at the hotel and had a wonderful time. We couldn't find fault with anything. The staff were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Food was excellent, the Christmas Eve buffet offered pretty much everything you could possibly think of! Our room was great with the most comfortable bed. We were on the lagoon side so further from reception and the pool area but that meant it was quiet and peaceful. Overall a great experience so many thanks to Giles and his team.”
- TripAdvisor