Avani Kalutara Resort, located at the tip of the river in the coastal town of Kalutara, is only a short drive away from the Kalutara town area. With ample transportation options, guests are offered 105 accommodation units that range from superior rooms to suites. All guestrooms are well equipped and provide fine views of the surroundings.
With meals that range from International feasts to traditional local cuisine, the hotel also houses a spa with a range of treatments to keep you relaxed and fully satisfied. For the business guests and for special functions, the hotel provides conference and banquet facilities. Guests can also enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or just head towards the beach and enjoy a walk in the evening while watching the sunset.
Avani Kalutara Resort was formerly known as Kani Lanka Resort and Spa.
Avani Kalutara Resort Location
Avani Kalutara Resort is located by the "Kalu ganga" where the river meets the great Indian Ocean in the coastal town of Kalutara. The drive from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake to the hotel takes approximately 2 - 2 1/2 hours depending on the time of day. The town centre of Kalutara is a mere 10 minute drive away from the hotel. Public transport options to the town include buses and local trains.
Avani Kalutara Resort Accommodation
Avani Kalutara Resort consists of 99 superior rooms and 6 Konaya Suites.
Superior Rooms - All guestrooms offer a sea or river view while amenities include hot/cold water with rain shower, satellite television, DVD player, hair dryer, shaver sockets, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone with IDD, a minibar, in-room safe, connecting rooms and wheel chair accessibility. All rooms are Wi-Fi enabled.
Konaya Suites - Suites are spacious and include a balcony/ terrace, a living area, cable television, DVD player, flat TV, bath tub and separate rain showers, fridge, private bar, hair dryer, telephone, piped music, in-room safe and bathrobe/slippers.
Avani Kalutara Resort Facilities
The restaurants at Avani Kalutara Resort overlook the sea and river while offering a variety of cuisine that focus on international buffets, traditional Asian cooking with a modern twist for you to dine and enjoy. Also available at the hotel are 2 bars where you can enjoy a cocktail, while listening to solo guitar music backed up by the sounds of the waves.
Avani Kalutara Resort spa brings guests total peace, harmony, balance and well being. There are well qualified Amaan Spa therapists to provide guests with the most appropriate therapy required. Therapies include body and Ayurvedic therapies, body wraps, body scrubs and polish, manicures and pedicures, facials and hair treatments, slimming treatments and immune system boosters as well as honeymoon special packages. Wedding ceremonies are organized to suit you budget and needs.
Other facilities at Avani Kalutara Resort consists of 24-hour room service, interconnecting and wheelchair accessible rooms, conference and banqueting facilities, a separate swimming pool for adults and children, safe deposits, a money changer, shopping arcade, doctor on call, car hire, luggage store, laundry service, television lounge and a water sports centre.
Avani Kalutara Resort Excursions
The Kalutara Bodiya temple which is a famous shrine for travellers and devotees heading towards the South is a must see. The Kalutara Fishing Harbour is a fine spot to visit where you can witness the day to day lives of the local fisher folk.
The beautiful stretch of beach is indeed a beautiful attraction in this part of the island. Further to the South with time in hand, guests can head along the coastline and witness many beautiful and untouched beaches, enjoy water sports like diving and snorkeling and even some surfing, visit historical sites such as the Richmond Castle, the Galle Fort and various temples of historical value.