• Swimming pool

AVANI Kalutara Resort

A contemporary resort in tropical paradise

Set among coconut groves on the golden sand of Kalutara, this unique resort enjoys a spectacular setting; where the Kalu Ganga River meets the Indian Ocean. It is contemporary in style, mixing neutral tones and bold colours, and the atmosphere has a laidback feel; with a sparkling pool and access straight to a beach. Taste exciting cuisine in a variety of international and locally-inspired dishes, and keep active with activities on land and on the water. 

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Hotel highlights

  • Hayes and Jarvis Recommends
  • Set on a beach between the ocean and a lagoon

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 103 rooms
  • Transfer duration: Approx. 2 hours from Colombo Airport

Main Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended

Board Basis Options

  • Full Board
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Kid's Pool

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

AVANI Kalutara Resort

  • Approx. 2 hours from Colombo Airport
2362 Reviews 79% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1274
  • Very Good 703
  • Average 238
  • Poor 99
  • Terrible 48

What to Expect

  • Sleep Quality
  • Location
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Sep 16, 2019

No value for money

The check-in process was quite smooth and we were offered the room quite fast. The room quality was way below par when considered the amount charged (we stayed at a Superior Ocean View category). The restaurant was the deal breaker, the staff was not attentive at all and was simply ignorant and crude at times. A best example for this was that they were not even bothered to replace the cutlery and we were asked to 'collect them from the buffet' when we requested for the cutlery to be arranged on our table. Mind you we were traveling with our almost 2 year old daughter, therefore disappointing to note and point out the lack of common courtesy and disappointing service.
Sep 16, 2019

Nice seaside getaway from Colombo

Valletta

After a business trip in Colombo, i stayed here for one night at the end of my trip. Very easy to reach by car or uber from the city. The staff are very professional and attentive, the room was lovely and the buffet restaurant and breakfast both top class. Nice big pool area and lots of games and activities available here and at the sister hotel next door. Great gym too.
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AVANI Kalutara Resort

Facilities

Evening Entertainment

Evening entertainment comes in the form of cultural shows and live music.

Fitness Centre

Balance a relaxing escape with an invigorating session in the well equipped gym. Choose to continue your usual exercise routine, or enjoy a private training session with one of the professional fitness instructors.

The Spa

The spa offers treatments ranging from simple, 15-minute manicures and pedicures to indulgent 120-minute body scrubs and facials. It offers ayurveda treatments and slimming programmes too, as well as aromatherapy.

Land Activities

There are also a range of land activities to enjoy including yoga, table tennis, darts, volleyball, badminton and many more.

Swimming Pool

The crystal clear pool is the perfect place to spend quality hours in the sun.

Water Sports Centre

The water sports centre offers a range of non-motorised experiences including kayaking on the river.

AVANI Kalutara Resort

Room Types

Bedroom

Superior Courtyard Room

Superior Courtyard View Rooms have a unique wall feature in every room: a meticulously carved wooden wall, backlit to illuminate the space. All feature views of the hotels' courtyard, and come with rain showers, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a furnished balcony or terrace.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Bedroom

Superior Lagoon View Room

Enjoy views of the turquoise lagoon from your room, and relax on a furnished balcony or terrace. Amenities also include: complimentary Wi-Fi, a minibar, and a bathroom with rain shower.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Bedroom

Superior Sea View Room

With the advantage of ocean views, these rooms are a great choice. They come with a balcony or terrace that you can sit on and gaze out onto the sea, and feature convenient amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi, rain showers, and a minibar.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Deluxe Lagoon View

Deluxe Sea View

Spacious rooms and luxurious amentities await in the Deluxe sea view rooms. Wake up to amazing views of the sunrise reflecting on the water and lounge on your own private balcony. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Lounge

Junior Suite

Junior Suites are for those guests looking for additional space; with a separate sitting area and amazing views of the ocean from your own private balcony or terrace. They come with small private bars as well as spacious bathrooms with rain shower and separate bath tub, and amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
AVANI Kalutara Resort

Food & Drink

Restaurant

Mangroves Restaurant

With air-conditioned seating looking out onto the sea on one side, and riverside al fresco dining on the other; the hotel's main restaurant is a charm. It offers a rotating menu of internationally inspired dishes, complemented by local Sri Lankan specialities including fresh seafood and steaks. Restrictions: Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:00 Lunch: 12:30 - 15:00 Dinner: 19:00 - 22:00

Moya Restaurant

Lunch and dinner is served here against views to the beach; a menu of healthy deli-style treats, internationally-inspired Sri Lankan specialities, and delicious seafood.

Miridiya Bar

This chic bar lets you relax with tropical cocktails, drinks and snacks throughout the day, all against the backdrop of Kalu Ganga River.

Karadiya Bar

Set by the pool, this chilled out bar is surrounded by palm trees and is just a short walk from the ocean.

AVANI Kalutara Resort

Family Friendly Facilities

Kids' Pool

The shallow kids' pool is shaded and within sight of the main pool so you can relax with peace of mind.

AVANI Kalutara Resort

Special Offers