Posts Tagged ‘Beach Hotels’
Friday, May 17th, 2013
Centara Passikudah Resort Location
Centara Passikudah Resort in Passikudah Beach is located 238km north east of Colombo on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka.
Centara Passikudah Resort is 114km south of Sri Lanka Holidays attraction of ancient & colonial sea-port city of Trincomalee and 34km North of Batticoloa.
Reaching Centara Passikudah Resort
By motor road
Passikudah can be reached from Sri Lanka Holidays attraction of Trincomalee [114km] and Sri Lanka Holidays cultural attraction of Polonnaruwa [73km] of Sri Lanka Cultural Triangle as well as from Colombo [238km]
It is reached either by road from Polonnaruwa of Sri Lanka Holidays Cultural Triangle, or via a Sri Lanka Air Force Helicopter Flights to the nearby town of Batticaloa or by a short 90 minute drive on a fine stretch of road from Trincomalee, which can be reached by road as well as by air.
Setting Centara Passikudah Resort
Centara Passikudah Resort is right on the beach of Passikudah bay. With a large coral reef that protecting the bay. The calm and shallow sea is always in ideal condition for swimming wind surfing as well as kayaking.
Sri Lanka Holidays Sustainable tourism (Green and eco) credentials of Centara Passikudah Resort: to be edited.
Accommodation at Centara Passikudah Resort
The hotel features beautifully appointed 126 spacious rooms and suites with each featuring a private balcony or terrace. The rooms categorized Superior, Deluxe Ocean Facing, Premium Deluxe Ocean, Deluxe Suite Ocean Facing, Deluxe Family Residence, Deluxe Center & Premium Deluxe Spa Suite
Facilities at Centara Passikudah Resort
Coffeemaker, refrigerator and Internet access
In-house facilities at Centara Passikudah Resort
24 hour room service, disabled facilities, babysitting & family room,
Airport transfer & elevator
laundry service/dry cleaning
Free WiFi access, business center, concierge & meeting facilities
Bay Ballroom with a capacity of 150 persons.
Dining: restaurants and bars
Reef Café(main restaurant) all-day dining restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner
Spice Market (Sub Restaurant Asian, Thai)
Elements (Asia, India, Middle eastern)
Aqua (lounge bar), serving drinks and light meals al fresco style overlooking the Infinity Pool and the beach.
Leisure and recreation at Centara Passikudah Resort
Kids club,Spa, fitness center, swimming pool kids pool &garden,
Kayaking, windsurfing and water sports
Excursions off Centara Passikudah Resort
Kalkudah beach close to Passikudah
Nilaveli beach at Trincomalee
Other Sri Lanka Holidays luxury tourist beachfront hotels in Passikudha beach
Anilana Pasikuda that features chalets, suits, lofts & rooms
Uga Bay, a 5 star luxury beachfront hotel Uga Bay that offers of 46 spacious rooms, a Bay Suite and a Beach Chalet.
Malu Malu Resort & Spa, Pasikudah that consists of 40 chalets.
Amethyst Resort Passikudah (Pasikuda) that has 40 Chalets
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Jetwing Lagoon Hotel Location
Jetwing Lagoon Hotel is located in the village of Thalhena of the western coastal town of Negombo at a distance of 17km from CMB Bandaranayake Int’l Airport at Katunayake, Negombo.
Setting of Jetwing Lagoon Hotel
Jetwing Lagoon Hotel lies on a sliver of a land between the Indian ocean and Sri Lanka Holidays Negombo lagoon, the largest brackish water lagoon in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Holidays Sustainable tourism (Green and Eco) credentials of Jetwing Lagoon Hotel : Hotel owning/managing company claims
At the Jetwing Lagoon, a central chilling system powered by a biomass boiler (using cinnamon saplings) runs the air conditioners.
The hotel uses solar energy to power room lighting, hot water is generated by biomass boilers, and excess and waste water is recycled and used within the property.
A solar-powered mobile water purification and bottling plant now fills bottled water in glass bottles, which are made of 30 percent recycled glass.
Architecture & Interior deco of Jetwing Lagoon
Designed in the traditional Sinhalese architectural tradition of light, space and air circulation that brings forth a sense of serene opulence & pure relaxation, Jetwing Lagoon Hotel blends well with modern luxuries. Complementing the architectural design and enhancing the ambience is the swimming pool that is double the size of Olympic swimming pool a set right in the midst of the building making the whole property revolving around it.
Type of the Hotel and Star rating of Jetwing: 4 star beach hotel
Accommodation at Jetwing Lagoon
Jetwing Lagoon features 14 Deluxe rooms, 22 Bawa rooms, 14 Family rooms 04 Suites and 01 Honeymoon Suite
Facilities at Jetwing Lagoon
In room facilities
Spacious bathrooms with a bath tub and hot/cold ‘rain’ showers
A well stocked mini bar with drinks and snacks, tea/coffee making facility, Ironing facility
LED TV with Cable channels, IDD phones and safe for valuables
Dining at Jetwing Lagoon: restaurants & bars
“Outrigger”, the main restaurant of relaxed atmosphere
“Geoffrey’s” , the fine dining restaurant set up facing the lagoon serves offers specialty cuisine.
”Blue Lagoon” also facing the lagoon serves a lavish menu.
“Palms” the well-stocked poolside bar that brings in views of Negombo lagoon.
“Kalapuwa”, the main bar serves the finest beverages, cocktails and spirits.
General Facilities at Jetwing Lagoon
Foreign exchange encashment, acceptance of all major Credit cards
24 hour Room Service, Daily Housekeeping, Daily Newspaper
IDD facilities, Facsimile, E-mail and Internet services with complimentary Wi-Fi
Doctor on call Baby sitting at a charge, baby cots on request
Car rental, parking facilities, Laundry/dry cleaning
Gift shops, Postal facilities, Left luggage facility
A well stocked wine cellar for choice of wines
Meeting room with all modern conference facilities
Leisure and recreation at Jetwing Lagoon
Swimming pool, Gymnasium
Water Sports: fishing Leisure boat rides Canoeing Wind surfing Sailing Water skiing
Excursions off Jetwing Lagoon
Visiting Portuguese period Catholic Churches, ruins of the Dutch Fort and cemetery.
Boat ride on Sri Lanka Holidays bird sanctuary at Muthurajawela marshes [23km south of Jetwing Lagoon Hotel], home to numerous species of birds and fish, dragon flies and monitor lizards.
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Jungle Beach location
Jungle Beach Hotel is located in the beach of small tranquil coastal village of Kuchchaveli on the eastern coastal belt, 35km north of Sri Lanka Holidays Trincomalee. Halfway between Trincomalee and Kuchchaveli is scintillating Nilaveli bay beach.
The gateway to Kuchchaveli is the seaport city of Trincomalee which can be reached by motor road as well as by railway line from Colombo. The distance to Kuchchaveli fromTrincomalee by motor road from the capital city of Colombo is 257km.
The distances from UNESCO World Heritage Sites Sri Lanka Holidays attractions of the Cultural Triangle are as follows.
Polonnaruwa 129 km; from Dambulla 106 km; from Sigiriya: 102km; from Kandy 182 km; from Anuradhapura 106 km.
Setting of Jungle Beach
Jungle Beach is nestled within a secluded 10-acre reserve, sandwiched between the sea and a lagoon. A wide swath of gorgeous sand stretching over 4km is interspersed with tropical mangroves.
Architecture & Interior deco of Jungle Beach Hotel
Jungle Beach Hotel features luxurious villas of modern design crafted from indigenous materials as to appear emerging from the woods.
Sri Lanka Holidays Sustainable tourism (Green i.e., eco) credentials of Jungle Beach: to be edited
Type of hotel & star rating of Jungle Beach: luxury beach hotel
Accommodation at Jungle Beach
Jungle Beach Hotel consists of 48 spacious & stylish villas featuring modern interiors, warm lighting and large windows. Each villa is equipped with a king sized beds, a sofa seating area, high-end entertainment system, Free Wi-Fi and outdoor rain showers.
Facilities at Jungle Beach
Hotel Garden,24-hour front desk, private beach area, sun terrace, air-conditioning, facilities for disabled guests, safety deposit boxes & newspapers.
Dining: restaurant & bar
Located near the main swimming pool with glimpses of the ocean, the open-air restaurant that seats 70 guests serves a fine selection of local and international dishes.
Room service is also available upon request.
Leisure and recreation at Jungle Beach Hotel
The resort also offers a Fitness centre, Spa and wellness centre, Massage, Karaoke, Darts and Library.
Water sports facilities and BBQ facilities.
Services at Jungle Beach
Room service, Business center, Baby sitting, Laundry, Dry cleanings, ironing service
Currency exchange, Tour Desk, Fax/photocopying. Concierge service
Airport shuttle service.
Activities at Jungle Beach Hotel
Cycling, canoeing in the lagoon
Water sports: diving, snorkeling, fishing trip, scuba diving and jet skiing.
Excursions off Jungle Beach
Nilaveli Beac, also on the eastern coast 18km south of Kuchchaveli
Pasikuda Beach also on the eastern coast,142km south of Kuchchaveli
Kalkudah beach also on the eastern coast 152 km south of Kuchchaveli
Saturday, April 13th, 2013
Uga Bay location
Uga Bay is located in Pasikuda bay beach, which together with Kalkuda [9km to the south] and Nilaveli of Sri Lanka Holidays Trincomalee [125km to the north] forms the loveliest bay beaches of the eastern coast of Sri Lanka.
Reaching Uga Bay
Uga Bay 5 star luxury beachfront hotel in Pasikuda beach can be reached by motor roads to running to Batticaloa district of eastern coast of Sri Lanka from Colombo.
Distances from CMB Bandaranayake Int’l Airport, Katunayake [BIA], Negombo [37km north of the capital city of Colombo]
(a) Via Dambulla [home to Dambulla temple – UNESCO World heritage site], Habarana [major transportation hub of the Sri Lanka Holidays Cultural Triangle] & Giritale sanctuary and the ancient capital city of Polonnaruwa [UNESCO World Heritage site] & Kalkudah bay beach: 299km
(b) Via Kandy [the gateway to the Central Highlands is a UNESCO World Heritage], ancient cultural site of Mahiyangana & Kalkudah bay beach:292km
Setting of Uga Bay
Built facing the pristine tropical beach of breathtaking Pasikudha Bay.
Uga Bay is a beachfront hotel set amidst a nine-acre grove of coconut palm trees within the Tourism Development Zone spreading 150 acres earmarked for construction of 14 Sri Lanka Holidays Hotels.
Sustainable tourism (Green i.e., eco) credentials of Uga Bay: to be edited.
Architecture & Interior deco of Uga Bay
Uga Bay hotel is designed upon a fusion of contemporary tropical fused
with a Mediterranean theme.
Type of the Hotel & Star rating of Uga Bay: Beach hotel- 5 star
Accommodation at Uga Bay
Uga Bay comprises of 46 spacious rooms, a Bay Suite and a Beach Chalet.
Facilities at Uga Bay hotel
Dining: Local fishing boats bring in the fresh catch of the day for your delicious seafood feast. Internationally trained Chefs prepare world cuisine fused with local spices in state of the art kitchens and at beachside barbecues.
Leisure at Uga Bay hotel
Swimming Pool facing the Indian Ocean
Ayurvedic spas with dedicated treatment rooms
Excursions off Uga Bay hotel
Kalkuda bay beach located 9km north, also on the Eastern coast of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Holidays Maduru Oya National Park, 73km south-west of Pasikuda
The ancient city of Polonnaruwa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 73km west of Pasikuda
Nilaveli bay beach of Trincomalee located125km north, again on the eastern coast of the Island
Friday, April 12th, 2013
Anilana Pasikuda location
Anilana Pasikuda is located in the breathtaking bay beach of Pasikuda. Pasikuda is located 9km north of Kalkuda bay beach, an equally tranquil, equally magnificent bay beach. 125km north along the eastern coast, once again is wondrous Sri Lanka Holidays Nilaveli Bay Beach at Trincomalee.
Setting of Anilana Pasikuda
Anilana Pasikuda is a beachfront hotel facing the Pasikudah bay beach set up in a tropical hideaway 3 hectares in acreage. The expansive beach holds aloft an exhilarating sense of peace and air of tranquility.
Sri Lanka Holidays Sustainable tourism (Green i.e., eco) credentials of Anilana Pasikuda: to be edited.
Architecture & Interior deco of Anilana Pasikuda: The well-furnished Anilana Pasikuda is of contemporary design.
Type of the Hotel & Star rating of Anilana Pasikuda: Beach hotel
Accommodation at Anilana Pasikuda
Anilana Pasikuda offers three options in accommodation: chalets; suits; lofts; rooms. All elegantly furnished accommodation options consist of comfortable bed rooms and spacious bathrooms.
Pasikuda Bay Suite
Pasikuda Bay Suite has panoramic views of the Pasikuda Bay.
Anilana Suite is set up with a spacious living area, private terrace and both indoor and outdoor shower pleasures. Some of these suits feature connecting doors.
These individual Junior suites boast some of the best views of the eastern coast of Sri Lanka.
Kalkuda Suite built with exquisite elegance, bring in the Kalkuda beach onto the far vicinity.
Pool Chalets laid out in front of the pool, sharing detached pavilions, appointed with private terraces and spacious bathrooms, for the more active traveler.
Lofts feature, a double rooms on two levels. While the first level features a living area and a bedroom, the level 2 features a smaller bedroom. Elegant furnishing is accented with luxuriant space and plush bedding.
With a large sized bed and the fittings of contemporary designs these Deluxe rooms are tastefully furnished.
Beach Chalets opening to a private patio or balcony with private terraces, bring in panoramic views of pristine beach and Indian Ocean.
Facilities at Anilana Pasikuda
Dining: Anilana Pasikudah’s show kitchen prepares and serves all its guests Sri Lankan delicacies as well as favorites of international cuisine. Most of the fresh produce brought into the kitchen straight from the Anilana Pasikuda’s own farm.
Leisure at Anilana Pasikuda
Swimming Pool facing the Indian Ocean and Spa
Excursions off Anilana Pasikuda
Sri Lanka Holidays Kalkuda bay beach located 9km north, also on the Eastern coast of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Holidays Nilaveli bay beach of Trincomalee located125km north, again on the eastern coast of the Island
Saturday, April 6th, 2013
Jetwing Blue Negombo location
Jetwing Beach Negombo [ formerly Blue Oceanic ] is located is just 3km from the Negombo city centre in the beach of Ethukala, Negombo. Jetwing Beach Negombo is12 km [20 minutes by motor road] from CMB Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport at Katunayake, Negombo. The city of Colombo is 39km [80 minutes] to the south.
Jetwing Blue Negombo’s sister hotels, i.e. Jetwing Beach Negombo and Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions too are located withing the walking distance on the same road called Porutota.
Setting of Jetwing Blue Negombo
Jetwing Beach Negombo is beachfront hotel with an extensive beach frontage in Negombo.
Sri Lanka Holidays Sustainable tourism (Green i.e., eco) credentials of Jetwing Blue Negombo: to be edited.
Architecture & Interior deco of Jetwing Blue Negombo
Jetwing Blue Negombo is built in the architectural concepts developed by Sri Lanka’s most renowned architect, Geoffrey Bawa. Jetwing Blue Negombo brings in a combination of rich dark furniture and soft colors.
Type of the Hotel and Star rating of Jetwing Blue Negombo: 5 star; beach hotel.
Jetwing Blue Negombo is a member of the prestigious small Luxury Hotels of the World.
Accommodation at Jetwing Blue Negombo
Jetwing Blue Negombo consists of 112 spacious bedrooms including 82 Deluxe Rooms, 21 Super Deluxe Rooms and 3 family rooms and 6 suites. All rooms have its own private balcony that affords grand views of the beach and ocean.
In-room facilities include a/c, overhead fan, plasma TV with satellite channels, DVD player, IDD telephone, mini-bar, tea/coffee facility, room safe. Ensuite bathrooms have bathtubs and h/w showers.
Facilities at Jetwing Blue Negombo
As the name suggests, The Kitchen is a Show Kitchen. It is the Main Restaurant and offers a la carte menus and an American Breakfast buffet. The Kitchen features a health corner.
Jetwing Blue Negombo also affords you all its signature dining: In room, Beach BBQ, the Terrace for al fresco star lit dinners or a romantic spa dinner.
Centre Point Grill & Bar
Herein you all are served light meals with succulent snacks and the beverages to keep you up in good spirits throughout the day.
Fine wines, great spirits and heady mixes of cocktails are served at anytime night or day.
Leisure at Jetwing Blue Negombo
Jetwing Blue has two swimming pools with one having lounge chairs immersed right in the water to keep your feet cool on a hot tropical day.
There is also a spa offering rejuvenating massages.
For extensive Ayurvedic wellness as well as yoga, guests are welcome to use the facilities at the hotel’s sister property, Ayurveda Pavilions located 600 meters south of Jetwing Blue Negombo
Gym, squash courts and a banquet hall.
Excursions off Jetwing Blue Negombo
Boat ride into Muthurajawela marshes Sri Lanka Holidays bird sanctuary [23km south of Jetwing Blue Negombo], home to numerous species of birds and fish, dragon flies and monitor lizards.
Visiting Portuguese period Catholic Churches, ruins of the Dutch Fort and cemetery.
Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
Jetwing Beach Negombo Hotel location
Jetwing Beach Negombo Hotel is located in the beach of Ethukala on the outskirts of the western coast town of Negombo at a distance of 12 km [20 mintues by motor raod] from CMB Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport at Katunayake, Negombo.
170 meters south of Jetwing Beach Negombo Hotel, on the same road, i.e. Portutota Road is its sister hotel Jetwing Blue. Further 580 south, also on Portutota Road is its other sister hotel Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions.
The nearest railway station is at the village of Kattuwa.
Setting of Jetwing Beach Negombo
Jetwing Beach Negombo hotel is beachfront hotel that sits prettily on the sandy beach of the village Ethukala lined by groves of coconut palm trees.
Sri Lanka Holidays Sustainable tourism (Green i.e., eco) credentials of Jetwing Beach Negombo hotel: to be edited.
Architecture & Interior deco of Jetwing Beach Negombo Hotel
Jetwing Beach Negombo is built in the architectural concepts developed by Sri Lanka’s most renowned architect, Geoffrey Bawa. Jetwing Beach Negombo brings in a combination of rich dark furniture and soft colors.
Type of the Hotel and Star rating of Jetwing Beach Negombo Hotel: 4 star; beach hotel.
Jetwing Beach Negombo is a member of the prestigious small Luxury Hotels of the World
Accommodation at Jetwing Beach Negombo
Jetwing Beach Negombo consists of 75 spacious rooms made comfortable with furniture made of tropical hardwood teak. Every room features a broad balcony that brings in views of the Indian ocean to the west.
Deluxe rooms are equipped with individual air conditioning, telephone and IDD facility, mini bar, tea & coffee making facilities, safety locker, cable television, CD DVD player, hair dryer, & magnifying shaving mirror,
The three 3 luxury suites with a large open courtyard, an open rain shower and a Jacuzzi are supplemented with butler service.
Facilities at Jetwing Beach Negombo
Spa: The spa has two Single Treatment rooms
Thai & Shiatsu Room equipped with a Jacuzzi
Rama / Sitha Room equipped with a Jacuzzi, and a steam room
Dining: two restaurants & two bars
Black Coral that serves delicious à la carte specialities.
The Sands Restaurant
Bars: two bars within and one at the adjoining Jetwing property
On the beach
Within the Sands restaurant
The bar at the Jetwing Blue
Facilities for Meetings and Business at Jetwing Beach Negombo
Centrally air-conditioned meeting room with podium is well equipped with PA system, wall mounted speakers, multimedia, overhead projector with screen, white Boards, flip charts, TV, recording facilities, DVD / CD player
Dedicated operator in attendance during the proceedings.
Excursions off Jetwing Beach Negombo
Angurukaramulla Temple at Negombo
Kelaniya Royal Temple in the city of Kelaniya located 37 km south of Jetwing Beach Negombo
Venture off to Negombo and explore the fishing villages.
A fishing ride on a catamaran with the local fishermen.
Churches in Negombo and surrounding built during the eras of Dutch and Portuguese colonialists.
Boat ride in Muthurajawela marshes, a Sri Lanka Holidays bird sanctuary and Negombo lagoon.
Friday, January 25th, 2013
Coral Rock by Amaya
Location of Coral Rock by Amaya
Coral Rock by Amaya is located at 100km south of Colombo at the beach resort town of Hikkaduwa of the south-western coastal belt. Further 15km down south is located the UNESCO World heritage site of VOC Galle Dutch Fort.
Setting of Coral Rock by Amaya
Beachfront: in a narrow strip of land with Indian Ocean to the west and Colombo – Galle A2 coastal road on one side and the sea on the other.
Sri Lanka Holidays Sustainable tourism (Green i.e., eco) credentials of Coral Rock by Amaya: to be edited
Type of hotel & star rating of Coral Rock by Amaya: a four-star luxury boutique resort
Architecture and Interior Décor of Coral Rock by Amaya:
Coral Rock by Amaya, a luxury boutique resort features antique detailing and modern amenities.
Accomodation at Coral Rock by Amaya
Coral Rock by Amaya consists of 32 air-conditioned rooms with most of those bringing in sea-views. En-suite bathrooms are equipped with hot and cold water head showers.
Superior Rooms: The 14 Superior Rooms brings in the tropical greenery of the land side. Four of the Superior Rooms with interconnecting rooms are ideal for families.
Deluxe Rooms: 14 rooms have private balconies with sea views. Two rooms built on the ground floor have private terraces overlooking the beach.
Super Deluxe Rooms: two spacious Super Deluxe Rooms with sea views suit well for families.
Restaurants and bars at Coral Rock by Amaya
The main restaurant that accommodates 75 guests. The Master Chef well supported by a culinary team serves international cuisine as well as local cuisine.
Lobby bar: a range of alcoholic beverages are available at the lobby bar.
In-room facilities at Coral Rock by Amaya
Entertainment: 32 inch flat screen TVs with satellite channels, wi-fi internet, tea/coffee facility, mini-bar, safe,
Bed and bath: Extra bed, baby crib, extra blankets and towels on request
Internet facilities: Wi-Fi Internet Access
Amenities: tea/coffee facility, mini-bar, safe
Services: room service, 24 hour laundry service, daily housekeeping
Leisure and recreation at Coral Rock by Amaya
Full length swimming pool
Surfing, diving and deep sea fishing
Boat rides in a glass bottom boat to enjoy to sight of corals
Swimming in the sea right in front of the hotel isn’t advised in view of the coral reef. However, beginning with a short stroll on the beach from the hotel, there unravels a long stretches of fine beaches for safe swimming.
Excursions off Coral Rock by Amaya
Hikkaduwa beach: water sports including surfing, windsurfing, diving oncoral reef.
Bentota beach, lagoon and river: boat safari in the river Bentara ganga and jet skiing, waterskiing in Bentota lagoon
Kosgoda beach: Kosgoda Marine Turtle Conservation Project
Galle sea port: 17th century VOC Galle Dutch Fort, a UNESCO-protected World Heritage Site, the main Sri Lanka Holidays colonial attraction.
Monday, September 24th, 2012
Location of Viventa by Taj-Bentota
Viventa by Taj-Bentota (formerly Taj Exotica) is located at the National Holiday Resort in Bentota, the foremost beach holiday resort in Sri Lanka. Bentota, 64km south of Colombo can be reached within two and a half drive from Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka. Bentota is the beach immediately next to the pristine bay beach at Beruwela, 56 km from Colombo that signal the beginning of a 130 Km-long stretch of golden beaches of Sri Lanka Holidays south-western and southern coastal belts.
Setting of Viventa by Taj-Bentota
Viventa by Taj-Bentota of extensive landscaped gardens is built upon a rocky head land that brings about panoramic views of the long stretch of Bentota beach contained within Bentota National Holiday Resort. National Holiday Resort in Bentota, a strip of land sandwiched between the beach and railway line to the west and Galle Road (A2 main motorway to the east) is a self contained beach resort: Bentota Beach Hotel, Serendib Hotel, Surf Bentota Hotel, Viventa by Taj, post office, shopping arcade, a cafeteria, open-air theatre where folk and mask dancing performances are staged regularly.
Sri Lanka Holidays Sustainable tourism (Green i.e., eco) credentials of Viventa by Taj- Bentota: To be edited
Type of hotel & star rating
Viventa by Taj-Bentota is a 5 star luxury hotel that offers luxurious facilities. Refurbished in the year 2012, the beach hotel is owned and managed by Taj Group of India.
Architecture and Interior Décor of Viventa by Taj-Bentota
Viventa by Taj is built in the colonial architectural style of Sri Lanka. Interior of the hotel with high ceilings and wooden pillars are well furnished.
Accomodation at Viventa by Taj-Bentota
Viventa of Taj consists of 162 air-conditioned rooms. All three types of rooms, i.e. Standard, Deluxe and Superior Rooms have en-suite bathrooms with hot and cold water showers and hairdryers. The Deluxe and Superior Sea View Rooms set up with lounge area are more spacious than the standard rooms.
In-room facilities at Viventa by Taj-Bentota
In-room facilities include mini-bar, phone, satellite TV, electronic safe, tea / coffee facilities and 24-hour room service.
In house facilities at Viventa by Taj-Bentota: dining
Palm’s Coffee Shop: Sri Lankan and international buffets, Oriental Pavillion specializing in Chinese cuisine
Sea View Restaurant: fresh seafood dishes and continental cuisine
Sea Lounge Bar: by afternoon; high tea and by night: drinks and cocktails,
Aquarius pool bar: fresh juices and snacks
In house facilities at Viventa by Taj-Bentota: leisure and recreation
Large swimming pool with children’s pool
Beach volleyball, badminton court
Billiards, table tennis and other indoor games
Beauty Salon, Gift Shop, Library
Night club, regular evening entertainment
In house facilities at Viventa by Taj-Bentota
Conferences, ceremonies and weddings
Weddings: the hotel is also well organized to hold weddings and will plan your entire wedding day from a traditional Sri Lankan ceremony to the reception
In house facilities at Viventa by Taj-Bentota: Fitness center
Sauna, Jacuzzi and gymnasium
Fitness center, which is open 24 hours has an instructor from 7 in the morning to 8 in the evening. The center is fully equipped with cardio machines, multi gym machine, treadmills, cross trainer, exercise cycles, free weights, and exercise ball.
In house facilities at Viventa by Taj-Bentota
Babysitting, with 24 hours prior notification, Doctor-on-call
Currency exchange, Postal & Parcel Services, Airport transfers
Car rentals, Restaurant bookings, Local errands – shopping/medicines/telecommunication etc.
Banquet and Meeting Room facilities at Viventa by Taj-Bentota
Indoor: Orchid and Boardroom
Space: 6500 square feet of conference space
Capacity: Theatre style – 275 guests; Classroom style – 160 guests; U-shape – 70 guests; Boardroom – 24 Guests; Cocktails – 350 guests standing
Audio Video facilities: includes wall mounted, high-powered cube speakers and sub woofers powered by independent amplifiers mounted on moveable racks. Microphones, mood lighting and manually controlled remote controlled, pull-down screens and floor-concealed, audio/visual switch boxes,(Has to be hired out at a extra cost) all ensure that Vivanta by Taj – Bentota provides hosts with the latest and greatest technology that they can operate via a control panel for perfect adjustments during the event.
Boardroom is another indoor meeting center that suits for small meetings
Capacity: theatre style – 35 guests; classroom style – 18 guests; U-shape – 20 guests; cocktails – 30 guests standing
Outdoor: banquet lawn & Sea View Terrace
Banquet lawn is an open air venue well suited for for cocktails, dinners, launch parties and social celebrations.
Sea View Terrace, smaller than banquet lawn is Ideal for cocktails, dinners, launch parties and social celebrations.
Capacity: Cocktails – 250-300 guests
Excursions off Viventa by Taj-Bentota
Brief Gardens designed and developed by the landscape artist Bevis Bawa is a 200-acre landscaped garden that combine elaborate European layout with tropical wilderness.
Galpata Buddhist temple, as the protected lithic inscription therein reveals, was built by King Parakramabahu the Great who reigned in Sri Lanka Holidays Polonnaruwa in the 13th century.
Kosgoda tea turtle Project to learn of conservation of marine turtle and to release a freshly hatched three-day old turtle into the ocean.
Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
Location of Mosvold Villa
Mosvold Villa by Jetwing is located on the coconut palm fringed tropical beach of Ahangama, a fishing village situated 130km south of Colombo, midway between the loveliest beaches of Koggala (to the north) and Mirissa (to the south) of the south-western coastal belt of Sri Lanka. The stretch of the coast in Ahangama is famous for the stilt fisherman, sitting tight on a wooden wedge fixed onto a wooden pole driven into the sea bed, angling on the beach with all the time in the world, while the waves carrying small fish crash onto the shore. In between Ahangama beach and Mirissa beach (off- shore dolphin and whale watching) are the surfing beach of Midigama and bay beach of Weligama.
Setting of Mosvold Villa by Jetwing
Mosvold villa is a beachfront boutique hotel. The well maintained hotel garden of grassy lawns is well shaded by Coconut Palm trees and Mangrove trees. Lining the beachfront of the swimming pool is a row of mangrove trees that filter in the tropical sun onto the sundeck.
Sri Lanka Holidays Sustainable tourism (Green i.e. eco) credentials of Mosvold Villa by Jetwing: to be edited.
The type of the hotel: Mosvold Villa is a luxury boutique villa of six rooms
Architecture and décor of Mosvold Villa
Mosvold Villa’s architecture is based on traditional concepts suited to the tropical island of Sri Lanka: space, natural light and air circulation. The courtyards within the building and long verandahs feed in natural light and breeze into the rooms.
White clad rooms are tastefully furnished with traditional furniture polished dark tan: four poster bed, wardrobe, sofa, chairs and desk mad of tropical hardwood.
Accomodation at Mosvold Villa by Jetwing
All six luxury rooms of Mosvold Villa are built facing the beach. The 6 air-conditioned rooms are provided with en-suite shower and bath, mini-bar, television, wardrobe & tea-coffee making facilities.
While Wi-Fi internet connection is available free of charge IDD is chargeable.
In-house facilities at Mosvold by Jetwing
Swimming pool facing the beach.
Lost and found service (24 hours), Wedding services (on request), Private events (on request)
Half Day Excursion off Mosvold by Jetwing
Boat Safari in the Koggala Lake at Sri Lanka Holidays Koggala. Kogglala Lake (6km north of Ahangama) splattered with patches of mangroves rich in birdlife.
Kataluwa Purvarama Mahavihara Buddhist temple 5km beyond Koggala showcases panels of Kandyan-style (a school of mural that emerged and developed in the era when Kandy was the capital city of Sri Lanka (1592-1815) wall paintings in the main shrine of the Buddhist temple.
Rumassla Rock (17km north of Ahangama), a sanctuary of Sri Lanka’s birds affords panoramic views of the Unawatuna Bay Beach.
Sri Lanka Holidays VOC Galle Dutch Fort, today, a UNESCO World Heritage Site (20km north of Ahangama) is situated on a small peninsula like headland overlooking the ocean.
Kottawa Forest Reserve (19km northeast of Galle), a 15-hectare Sri Lanka Holidays Arboretum is rich in biodiversity: 170 tree species with 100 of them being endemic to the island. Kottawa Forest Reserve is home to 70 species of birds including 12 endemic birds of Sri Lanka Holidays.