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  • High ceilings, oversized bathrooms and modern technology will make your stay with Anilana a memorable and comfortable one
  • This stylishly-designed resort is an intimate and luxurious escape boasting panoramic views of two swimming pools and the magnificent Indian Ocean
  • Members can enjoy a Whale watching excursion!

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Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)

For any additional information on this offer or assistance in making your reservation please call one of our dedicated team on 0844 8262098 or email sales@voyageprive.com

Opening hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 - 20:00 and Saturdays & Sundays from 09:00 - 17:30.

Your Destination

With 8 Unesco World Heritage Sites to be found on such a small area of land and a 2,000 year old culture, Sri Lanka is as fascinating as it is beautiful. A destination that is often skipped by many a traveller on their trips to India or Asia, Sri Lanka remains one on the Indo-Asian best kept secrets.

Visit ancient sites and marvel over legendary temples, or see the sacred home of the world’s oldest living tree, Anuradhapura. Take a safari tour in one of Sri Lanka’s national parks to encounter elephants, leopards, water buffalo, and exotic birds, or spend the day relaxing on the dazzlingly white, often untrod, beaches.

Try your hand at a little surfing or retreat up into the Sri Lankan hills to experience a more temperate climate and the lavish greenery of the tea plantations. Trek through the rain forests with an experienced guide or just take in the breathtaking vistas on a spectacular train ride. 

With fabulously flavoursome food and a vast array of culturally rich experiences to delve into, Sri Lanka promises to be one of your best-loved travel destinations.

Itinerary

DAY ONE On arrival at Colombo International Airport you will be met by a professional Chauffeur Guide Lecturer of Hayleys Tours.

After the formalities at the airport you will be escorted to your air conditioned vehicle and transferred to your hotel. All Inclusive stay at Anilana Nilaveli

Thereafter proceed to the Pigeon Island National Park, consisting of two small islands off the east coast north of Trincomalee. The island gets its name from Blue Rock Pigeon, a native endangered bird that lives within the rocks in these islands.

The islands were declared a sanctuary in 1963 for the purpose of protecting these birds. In 2003 this area was upgraded to the status of a National Park and the boundaries were extended to include coral reef around them.

This Pigeon Island National Park has one of the best remaining coral reefs with high live coral cover in the country and is an ideal location for scuba diving and snorkeling.

DAY TWO  After breakfast at hotel, proceed to visit Hot Springs for an enriching half day excursion to discover the port city, its culture, history, religious beliefs, its wonders and its charm.
Day THREE  Early morning whale watching in East Coast. With resident and migratory colonies being spotted off the island’s south west coast, Sri Lanka is fast becoming a top spot to watch Blue Whales, Sperm Whales and Dolphins.

The month of July has been extremely good for Blue Whale sightings in Sri Lanka. So, if you are heading towards the southern coast, jump aboard a whale watching expedition in Sri Lanka for an exhilarating  experience of a lifetime.
DAY FOUR - SEVEN OR TEN OR TWELVE Enjoy All Inclusive facilities at hotel.

Welcome to the Open land of the Moonshine, also known as Nilaveli. Located in one of the best beaches in the world, the sophisticated and serene guest rooms feature colonial artifacts, white granite baths and candlelit corridors. The tropical landscaped gardens feature 2 large swimming pools – each pool 21 metres in length, leading and directing you toward a tranquil beach with clear blue skies. All Inclusive stay at Anilana Nilaveli, Nilaveli
DAY EIGHT OR ELEVEN OR THIRTEEN  After breakfast at the hotel, vacate your room and leave the hotel at 08.00am to proceed to Colombo (Approx. Travel time: 6 - 7 HRS)        

Sri Lanka’s commercial capital, Colombo is situated in the Western Province. It is a fascinating town which has a blend of eastern and western cultures where all colours of the island are drawn together. Many visitors appreciate the city’s colonial heritage and enjoy the vast range of fine shopping and dining outlets that can be located within the rush of its urban buzz.

Check into hotel and relax till your departure tomorrow

DAY NINE OR TWELVE OR FOURTEEN 
(Travel time: 45 Mins - 01 Hour)

Today after breakfast you will be transferred to Colombo Airport to catch your flight back home accompanied with all the happy memories of the tropical isle.

(STANDARD CHECK-OUT AT 1200HRS. LATE CHECK OUT IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY ON DAY OF DEPARTURE)

Your Hotel - Anilana Nilaveli for 7, 10 or 12 nights - All Inclusive

Located on the quietest part of one of the best beaches in the world, this brand-new, stylishly designed resort is an intimate and luxurious escape for you to relax and enjoy some luxury, good food and the natural beauty of the surrounding environment.

Laze around one of the two swimming pools, relax and rejuvenate in the Anilana Spa, take in wonderful views from the roof top bar or simply take some time out in the gardens to breathe and enjoy. Bask in the freedom of doing whatever you want, whenever - all in a tropical paradise.

With a range of 3 superb restaurants and 2 sleek bars guests are never far from tantalising dishes and tropical drinks, all made truly special by the friendly and attentive service; a true insight into Sri Lankan hospitality.

Offering a variety of exciting activities, including adventurous safaris, treks through nature reserves, deep sea fishing, whale watching, racing with dolphins and more; there are a myriad of adventures to choose from.

The Anilana Nilaveli provides a relaxing paradise for its guests, pampering them and creating a truly special holiday experience.

2 swimming pools
Private beach
3 restaurants
2 bars
Spa
Spa restaurant
Free WiFi

Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally

Your Room

This offer is based on a stay in an Anilana Deluxe Room.

Just for you: welcome fruit platter & chocolates in the room

Sleeps Up To -

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child
Stylishly furnished with a contemporary design, these elegant rooms have modern fittings, high quality touches and special features to ensure your comfort.

Each room has panoramic views of the two swimming pools and the magnificent Indian Ocean. They have been designed to suit couples and feature large and comfortable King sized beds.

With light, natural décor and private, furnished balconies or ground floor terraces, these Deluxe Rooms feature elegant, stylish furniture, all given a traditional touch with beautiful artwork commissioned from local artists.

Rooms amenities include; flat screen LED TV with cable channels, writing table, personal bar and complimentary tea and coffee.

Your Board Basis

Your stay at the Anilana Nilaveli is based on an all-inclusive board basis.  Meals will be taken at 'The Hotel Dining Room' and drinks will be served at both the Lobby & the Beach bars (Details of which can be found here)

These internationally trained Chefs offer delicious varied menus, tantalising guests with their special signature dishes, as well as cooking dishes that are created especially for them and their unique taste. Using only the freshest produce, grown in their hotel's own farms and picked at the peak of the harvest, the cuisine served is of absolutely the highest calibre.

The Hotel Dining Room Set in the Lobby area of the hotel, with great views of the verandah and two swimming pools, this comfortable, casual restaurant offers comfortable dining options throughout the day. Leading to an expansive verandah providing additional shaded and unshaded tables, this is a special al fresco dining experience at its most tropical.

The Breakfast Buffet allows you to select from a range of exotic fruits and produce, with fresh farm eggs cooked any style. All day dining menus provide options for those who prefer something light, and for those who prefer a more substantial lunch. Those diners who prefer a la carte dining will find a wide selection of Asian and international dishes available, including special and healthy spa cuisine dishes.

The Beach Restaurant From lunchtime until late into the night, this beach-front bar and restaurant offers international cuisine and innovative cocktails. The design combines a restaurant, bar, verandah and a row of day beds to enjoy lounging by the pool. This focus is to enhance the views of the beach and the Coral Reef surrounding the hotel.

For a casual lunch, choose from Sandwiches, Pizzas and Burgers, Salads or Asian Specialities. At sundown, enjoy the fleeting moments of the sinking sun whilst sipping your favourite cocktail. At dinner, enjoy the catch of the day, with the freshest seafood available. After dark, the mood becomes becomes more relaxed and chilled out, as you enjoy a variety of cocktail and wine selections.

The Lobby Bar Positioned opposite the Hotel Dining Room this bar provides refuge from the sun during the day, and a casual meeting place in the evenings. A wide range of cocktails and wines are available and the adventurous Bartenders are happy to experiment in pursuit of your favourite combinations. Leading onto the Verandah, the Lobby Bar provides shaded and unshaded seating. A special Bar Menu is available featuring tapas and those special Sri Lankan "short bites".

The Grill Room Overseen personally by the renowned Executive Chef Joseph Fonseka; The Grill Room proudly features speciality grill items, dishes using only the finest organic ingredients and seasonally inspired produce. Chef Joe creates his exciting interpretations of traditional grill room classics, blended with his special approach towards flavourful gastronomy. More formal than The Hotel Dining Room, this is a romantic and classic restaurant, which focuses on producing original dishes inspired by the finest imported meats and freshest local seafood.

The Rooftop Stay above it all and enjoy the best view in town… A perfect location for relaxing and enjoying some special time. Whether you want to sit quietly sunning yourself, reading a book or sharing time with special company, this is a very special place. With spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and surrounding area, the rooftop gives you a unique perspective. Try one of the Spa Menu items, enjoy a long cool drink or simply open a bottle of chilled wine, this place has been designed for you to unwind and forget about all the rest.

Spa Cuisine The Spa Cuisine is heavily influenced by the famous Mediterranean diet which focuses on fresh and natural foods which are low in fat and calories. Here the chefs demonstrate that they are devoted to enhancing your overall well-being through a variety of nutritious and delicious foods which have been combined to encourage the renewal of mind, body and spirit.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.

Your Time

Just for you: 1 x 15 minute head and shoulder massage per person and 10% discount at the spa.

Anilana’s Spa: Anilana’s Spa treatment concepts have been developed for you to enjoy the synergies between traditional Ayurvedic philosophies, indigenous Asian healing practices and ancient Sanitas Per Aquam treatments.

Offering a variety of touch therapies such as massage, wet treatments, Hydrotherapy, Sauna and Steam, as well as Face and Body Treatments, all rooms are surrounded by water and are open air but shaded, giving the facility a very natural and harmonious feel. Strictly private and peaceful, the Spa is designed for comfort and to blend with natural surroundings; the ideal tranquil environment for you to recharge and rejuvenate.

Luxury Sailing
With prior notice, a variety of sailing options are available including luxury cruises aboard a luxury catamaran yacht to suit your holiday plans. These include Dolphin/Whale watching excursions, a beautiful sunset cruise you will never forget or an Overnight Charter where you can chart your own voyage and explore the beautiful coastline of Sri Lanka, deciding where you want to go, what you want to do and where you want to spend the night.

Snorkeling & Diving
Anilana Nilaveli is a great destination for lovers of Water Sports and Diving. With beautiful Coral Reefs for Snorkelling, top quality internationally experienced Scuba Diving Instructors are available.

Dolphin & Whale Watching
December, January and April are the peak months for whale sightings. During these months there is 95% chances of spotting Sperm Whales and great chances of spotting Blue Whales as their migration path is just off the Sri Lankan coast.

Cultural Tours
Sri Lanka has always been known for its rich history and culture, which have collectively given it a distinct character. From ancient cities and historic forts to the sacred and spiritual sites, even the most seasoned of travellers cannot help but be enthralled by the cultural diversity of this unique island. Qualified Tour Guides are available to guide you through personalised Cultural Tours and help you discover our rich history.

Beach & Water Sports
Nilaveli provides a great venue for Water-Skiing, Jet Scooters and Canoeing. These options are all available at reasonable prices, and the hotel can also arrange for you to enjoy Banana Boat Rides, Hobby Cat Sailing and even Speed Boat rides.

The Anilana Culinary Arts
The hotel's award winning Chefs are available for personalised cookery demonstrations and are well positioned to provide you with their tips and tricks which can showcase their personal recipes or improve your ability to produce delicious and authentic international and Sri Lankan favourites when you return home.

1 Night - Kingsbury Colombo

Accommodation in The Kingsbury hotel for 1 night prior to departure - Bed and Breakfast, Superior Ocean View Room.

Only 15 minutes walk to the city centre, this 5* hotel boasts spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, 5 food and beverage options and classical English architecture.

With an ideal beach front location, infinity pool overlooking the ocean, spa and gym, this is the perfect stay to end your tour and start explore the buzzing city of Colombo.

Dine at the hotel's fabulous multi cuisine restaurant offering Western, Chinese, Japanese and South East Asian dishes, enjoy light snacks and drinks at the Sky Lounge, or indulge in the seafood restaurant, featuring an outdoor seating deck and a selection of fine wines.

Your Journey

Flights: choose flights in Economy or Business Class

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ. Members can choose between economy or business class flights.

Transfers: Private transfers are included. Approximately 6 hour transfer from Columbo airport to Anilana Nilaveli hotel and 45 minutes transfer from Kingsbury Colombo hotel (see itinerary for further details).

Weather

What's included

  • Accomodation in hotels specified in the itinerary
  • Meals on an All Inclusive Basis at Anilana Nilaveli
  • Bed & Breakfast basis at Kingsbury
  • Return airport transfers in an air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance to sights mentioned in the itinerary
  • All applicable current local taxes, but subject to change at the time of booking

What's Excluded

  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Porterage & Tips
  • Visa processing fee (Please refer to www.eta.gov.lk)

Meet & Greet

If you are driving to the airport in the UK, and book our package including flights, you may wish to add our Meet and Greet service. Take the hassle out of airport parking and have an official representative take your car on arrival, and it will be waiting for you on your return.

This can be added at the next stage of booking process where available.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

Flight Inclusive Offers

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents. You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers, Meet & Greet, car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services. Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at customer.relations@voyageprive.com

Accommodation Only

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

For further information on passport & visa requirements click here

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel

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