Situated between the Indian Ocean and Kalu River, a one hour drive from Colombo, the Anantara Kalutaraalso will have 141 rooms and pool villas, a conference centre for 500 and three additional meeting rooms.
Guests will be able to enjoy a range of leisure facilities including a water sports centre, gym, and a spa offering Ayurvedic therapies. Yoga and meditation sessions will also be available.
Three onsite restaurants will offer a choice between Thai, Indian, Sri Lankan and Italian cuisine. The option to take cookery classes will offer a unique insight for those seeking a taste of local culture.
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CEO of Minor Hotels, Dillip Rajakarier, said: "We are excited to open Anantara Kalutara, our second luxury Anantara resort in Sri Lanka. With its unique ocean and riverfront location and its original design by famed Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa, we are confident that Anantara Kalutara will become one of the ‘must stay’ luxury properties for discerning travellers visiting the island, along with the now well established Anantara Tangalle on the south coast."
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