About Anantara Kalutara Resort Kalutara (LK15209200)
In a secluded beachfront setting along Sri Lanka‘s southwest coast, yet only an hour away from the excitement of the capital, Anantara Kalutara Resort offers the best of both worlds – luxurious accommodation and inspirational experiences of the island’s wild nature and rich culture.
For guests wishing to experience Sri Lanka‘s famously beautiful train journeys, the Kalutara South Railway Station is a 10 minute drive away. For travellers flying into Colombo, the resort is located a two hour drive from Bandaranaike International Airport, via a scenic route of lagoons, lush waterways and rural countryside. For seamless journeys to and from the resort, Anantara offers a luxury chauffeur service.
Relax into authentic, comfortable luxury. Choose from a collection of 141 rooms, suites and pool villas, set amongst tropical gardens and swaying coconut palms. Traditional Sri Lankan design blends with hints of vibrant colour and contemporary furnishings. Spacious rooms offer charming havens with a private balcony or terrace, overlooking blooming nature, the Indian Ocean or Kalu Ganga River. Suites offer even greater freedom with a living space. Each villa boasts a private plunge pool within an enclosed garden terrace.
Discover the real Sri Lanka with local specialties and cultural artistry. Tour Asia’s exciting cuisines at our Thai, Indian and Chinese restaurant. Italian Riviera style dining, bar pleasures and discerning tastes elevate island life. Savour fine dining, just for two, anywhere your heart desires.
Anantara Spa is rooted in the healing traditions of the world’s richest cultures. Restore harmony between body, mind and spirit in an oasis of tranquility. Feel revived by luxurious treatments and exotic elixirs for radiance and wellbeing. Feel inspired by a menu of trusted ancient therapies from across Asia, holistic Ayurvedic rituals and revered western practices. Experience journeys that are tailored to your needs – enhanced by the pampering touch of highly skilled therapists.
Nearby, the historic town of Kalutara charms travellers with its culture and tropical nature. From the island’s spice trading days and colonial heritage, a rich tapestry of history beckons exploration – the 12th century Richmond Castle, the world’s only hollow Buddhist shrine and Kalutara Vihara, where vivid murals illustrate Buddha’s life.