Adventure and luxury
2016 opened Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa in the heart of the tropical nature and directly on the fine sand beach on the south coast of Sri Lanka, opened its doors. To kick off the resort offers from four nights an arrangement with safari tours in the nearby national parks. The early morning or late afternoon is the best time to make wild elephants or water buffalo on the potions to observe. This Wait peacocks, sloth and a colorful world of birds to review. With a bit of luck you will discover the day trippers even a leopard.
On two days is on half-day tour in the National Park Yala, Bundala, and Udawalawe Kumana. Another half a day leads a boat safari on the river Walawe with countless fish and a rich flora and fauna in the adjacent mangrove forests. All excursions are accompanied by trained rangers, the number of participants is limited to a maximum of 15 people. To Safari package also includes a bottle of wine on arrival and a daily selection of tropical fruits in the room. The offer is valid for a minimum of four nights to 22. December 2016 book and costs from 246 US dollars (around 216 Euros) per night for two persons including breakfast. The green fee for Shangri-La’s Golf & Country Club as well as activities such as beach volleyball, mountain biking and yoga classes are also included. Details of the resort and further opening offers can be found at Www.shangri-la.com/hambantota.
In natural warm tones convince 274 rooms at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa with at least 48 square meters, elegant wood floor and hand woven carpets. At 96 to 240 square meters offer the 21 suites a lot of privacy and a butler service. Four restaurants and bars spoil culinary. While the bojunhala with local and international cuisine attracts, come in sera, inspired by the typical street stalls, Southeast Asian specialities on the table. Guests are pleased to also have a great whiskey selection in the colonial styled Ulpatha Bar and refreshing drinks throughout the day on a large teeauswahl and nightly champagne and cocktails in the gima Hala Lounge. The total of around 58 hectares, situated in the village of Hambantota Resort houses the only hotel’s own 18-hole golf course in the country. Designed by the American landscape and golf course architects Rodney Wright guarantees the par-70 course on the premises of a former gemstone mine surrounded by coconut palm trees and sand dunes, a varied game. Features include the biodegradable, filled with fish feed golf balls on the driving range and the water treatment location for rain water.
Guests can find relaxation in the twelve treatment rooms of CHI, the spa for Chinese and traditional ayurvedic treatments with herbs and local natural products such as coconut oil. For variety, the authentic art village craftsmen „Kadamandiya Village”, in which among other things Weber, pottery, painter and sculptor at work were observed and souvenirs can be purchased. In the evening the village in a location at which artists traditional music, dances and the native martial art angampora displayed. The largest children’s club of the island, the cool zone, rounds off the range. Four to twelve-year-olds splash here in the water park, jumping trampoline, art workshops, learn more about the domestic animals and can even fly drones. The luxury resort offers not only for tourists a unique tropical backdrop, but also for weddings, celebrations and conferences. In the approximately 2,500 square meter conference area for up to 1,000 people.
Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa is on the Maldives and Mauritius and the third Shangri-La Hotel in the Indian Ocean and the first house of the asian luxury hotel group in Sri Lanka. For 2017 is the opening of a Shangri-la hotels in the capital city of Colombo is planned. From the international airport of Colombo guests reach the resort on the approximately 200-kilometer long coastal road or with a short domestic flight to Mattala. The only about 35 kilometers from the five-star house away from Dubai Airport.