We Love —
- The hotel sits perfectly on the sandy beach front of the Indian Ocean's warm azure waters in the charming coastal town of Chilaw, cusped by the cool waters of a mangrove-fringed lagoon
- Wake up in your Deluxe Room to the sight of the soft morning sun playfully dancing across the ocean
- Choose between two fantastic optional excursions including a a sightseeing tour around Anuradhapura and a visit to the Pinnawala Elephant Sancutuary!
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Your Destination —
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 their ancient sites and marvel over their 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 buffaloes, and exotic birds, or spend the day relaxing on the dazzlingly white, often untrodden, 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. And if you can even trek through the rainforests 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, and the charm of the people will simply enchant you.
Optional Excursions —
Our members can choose to add 2 optional excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.
Sightseeing tour around Anuradhapura - Day 2
After a relaxed breakfast at the hotel, proceed on a sight-seeing tour around Anuradhapura.
Visit the ruins of the first capital founded in the 5th century BC. Here you can find the largest number of ancient monuments of a great civilization. Buddhism found its first real home in Sri Lanka at Anuradhapura, and it thus contains some of Sri Lankan Buddhism’s most secret sights
The “Sri Maha Bodhi tree in Anuradhapura, planted from a cutting from the original “Bo Tree” under which the Buddha received enlightenment, continues to draw thousands of Buddhist pilgrims from around the world. The pillars of the brazen palace which once had nine stories, the image of the Samadhi Buddha which is one of the finest pieces of Buddhists sculpture, the twin ponds, guard-stones and the moon-stones are amazing remains of a great civilization. There are also monuments such as Ruwanveli Seya Dagoba with its famous elephant wall from the 2nd Century B.C. and the Thuparama Dagoba from the 3rd Century B.C.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage - Day 3
After breakfast at hotel, proceed to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (approx travel time: 2 – 2 ½ hours)
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is the home for young Elephants who have been displaced or lost from their natural habitat, located at Pinnawala village in Sabaragamuwa province of Sri Lanka.
Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage is the best place for an up close and personal experience with the world’s largest land mammals! Today with 70 elephants herein, Pinnawela has become the home to the largest captive group of elephants in the world.
Feeding time at 0915 hrs or 1315 hrs
Upon completion return to hotel and enjoy the facilities of the hotel (approx travel time: 2 – 2 ½ hours)
Day of excursions may change and will be confirmed locally. Driver tips and items of a personal nature are not included.
Anantaya Resort & Spa —
The Anantaya Resort & Spa Chilaw is a relaxing sanctuary, ideally situated right on the sandy beach front and surrounded on the other side by a beautiful lagoon.
With the typical fishing village of Chilaw a short distance away, and only 20 minutes drive from the city, the hotel makes for a desirable base from which to explore prominent attractions, such as Muthurajawela Marsh, Cultural Triangle, Anavilundawa Ramsar Wetland and the scenic coastal town of Negombo.
This luxurious hotel offers both rich culture and a peaceful retreat away from the world.
- 87 guest rooms
- Swimming pool
- Shopping Arcade
Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.
Please note that standard check-in time is 1400hrs and standard check-out time is 1200hrs.
Your Room —
This offer is based on an upgrade from a Superior Room to a Deluxe Room.
Just for you: Early check in.
Sleeps up to:
Situated on the ground and first floors, these Deluxe Rooms at Anantaya Resort & Spa Chilaw also feature contemporary comforts to make your stay that much more enjoyable. Laze away on the day bed reading your favourite book or cosy up with that special someone in the spacious living area, planning your new adventures that come with the morrow.
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based on a half board stay (breakfast and evening meal in the Ocean Restaurant - excludes drinks).
Just for you: A 10% discount on food and beverages bill.
Dine in the main restaurant, one of the most popular in Chilaw, enjoy a snack by the pool or sip on a divine cocktail in the lounge bar; the choice is yours at Anantaya Resort & Spa
Main Restauarant (Ocean Restaurant)
With spectacular views of the majestic Indian Ocean, this is one of Chilaws leading fine dining restaurants, where you can dine whilst feeling the soft sea breeze gently wash over you. Here you can enjoy delicious international breakfast buffets, delectable lunches and exciting theme night dinners which will take your taste buds on a gastronomic world tour. There is an à la carte service, offering an array of enticing dishes to tempt your palate.
Set amidst a charming tropical setting, the Lounge Bar is the perfect place to chill out and enjoy delicious cocktails and refreshing beverages with family and friends. Open from 10am until 12 midnight, this lounge bar offers a laid back getaway in which to unwind.
Pool Terrace & Bar
Enjoy a chilled beverage or cool cocktail after a refreshing dip in The Pool Terrace & Bar and soak up the enchanting coastal atmosphere. Also offering a variety of delectable snacks, this pool bar is open from 10am to 6pm.
Your Time —
Just for you: A 15% discount at the spa.
Take a refreshing dip in the hotel's spacious swimming pool, get healthy with a workout in the gym or indulge in one of their tranquil spa's revitalizing wellness treatments; no matter your wish, the attentive staff ensure that you have a truly special stay at this luxurious hotel.
If you feel like an exciting excursion, meet the extraordinary wildlife at the Wilpattu Park, spot dolphins and whales off the Kalpitiya coast or tour the splendid Munneswaram Hindu Temple. With so much ancient history to explore, you will be fascinated by Sri Lanka and captivated by its charming culture.
Your Journey to Anantaya Resort & Spa —
Flights: Choose between economy or business class seats
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.
Transfers: Private transfers to Anantaya Resort & Spa are included.
Distance between Colombo airport & Anantaya Resort & Spa: 1hr 30min / 65km
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