Expected to reach full completion by next year, the RIU Resort which is an amalgamation of two well known companies is approaching its finishing point at a steady rate. The resort which is located in Ahungalla comprises of 501 guestrooms and suites while the interiors and furnishings are modern and lavish. The entire resort boasts of themed restaurants, common buffet areas, shops, as well as a spa with separate steam and sauna facilities. Ahungalla which is located along the South western coast is found South of Bentota offering easy access to a number of adventure water sports.
Ahungalla which is a small coastal town in the Galle District of Southern Sri Lanka will introduce one of its newest and luxurious hotel's in the near future - the RIU Resort which will be a joint partnership between two mega conglomerates. The distance from Colombo to Ahungalla is about 77km along the main Colombo - Galle coastal road while you can also enjoy a leisurely train ride along the coast if you please. Car rentals and transport options are plenty from the International Airport in Katunayake while the town is about 40km away from the historic Southern city of Galle.
Ahungalla is an up and coming beach resort area that is located along the South Western coast of Sri Lanka about 15km south of Bentota. Neighbouring villages also include Kosgoda and Balapitiya. The Kosgoda town is well known for its Sea Turtle Conservation projects while you can visit them and spend some time with baby sea turtles. You can also head over to the mangrove area of the Madu Ganga River and enjoy a scenic boat ride witnessing the many islets and the diverse eco system that surrounds it. With time in hand, head over to Galle and explore the Dutch Fort and its interiors that house many museums, old houses and luxurious villas.