Uniquely secluded along the southern coast of Sri Lanka, the Anantara Peace Haven in Tangalle is one of the latest additions to the luxurious resorts that have being springing up in Sri Lanka in the recent past. The resort comprises of rooms and villas while modern conveniences and luxuries promise to make your stay even more memorable. Guests can gaze out into the horizon and enjoy gorgeous sunsets while for relaxation the resort boasts of a swimming pool, gymnasium, outdoor sports and even a spa with ancient Ayurvedic and modern practices.
Located amidst a 40 acre coconut plantation and hidden on a rocky outcrop along a quiet area of the Southern part of Sri Lanka, the Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort & Spa is found in Tangalle offering beautiful ocean views. The South is easily accessible via the Southern Expressway and Railway but however a 30 minute air taxi transfer is available from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake to Dickwella which is about 10 minutes away from the resort. Taxi services and private chauffer driven vehicles can be organized from the International Airport.
The Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort & Spa comprises of a total of 152 rooms and pool villas while they have been inspired by ancient Sri Lankan designs. Categories include premier garden view and ocean view rooms, deluxe ocean view rooms, garden pool villas, ocean view pool villas, beach pool villas and two bedroom garden pool villas. All units are well equipped with modern conveniences such as king size or twin beds, luxury bathroom with rain shower and separate oval bath tub, flat screen television with HDMI multimedia connectivity, personal safe, wine humidor, nespresso machine, tea making facilities, Wi-Fi and mini bar. There is a choice of a balcony or terrace while interconnecting rooms are also available for larger groups or families.
The Anantara Peace Haven in Tangalle takes you on a culinary journey with a range of distinctive Sri Lankan flavours and international favourites. International cuisine at its best, the restaurant "Journeys" takes your taste buds to a whole new level. With Sri Lankan, Middle Eastern and Asian dishes, you can enjoy a la carte meals or buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy some of the best Italian cuisine at "Il Mare" which is a restaurant that is perched on a cliff facing the beautiful Indian Ocean. From signature homemade pasta to fine wines and seafood dishes, you are sure to enjoy some of the best Italian meals and desserts here. "Verele" is a beach side restaurant boasting of a vibrant atmosphere with skillful chefs showing off their skills. This restaurant is mainly influenced by Teppanyaki while you can expect a Sri Lankan flair in it. For a complete Mediterranean night out, guests can head to the "El Vino" restaurant for some of the best Tapas style menus and many more.
The Lobby Lounge offers the perfect High Tea setting for guests who wish to taste some of the best baked goodies and pure Ceylon tea. The Poolside Bar offers a range of fruit cocktails, chilled beers and fine wine along with light snacks for guests to indulge while lounging by the pool. Private dining experiences can be tailor-made to suit your personal needs. For relaxation, the Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort & Spa offers a 25 meter outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a tropical garden. There is also a children's section for kids to enjoy while you can relax in the lounge nearby. Guests can head to the gym which is open 24 hours if they want to stay in shape and fit during their stay. A personal trainer can be provided upon request. Holistic exercises such as meditation, yoga, pilates and tai chi can be arranged. Open air courts are available for tennis and badminton games while bicycles are always available for guests to explore the area. A children's and teens club enables you to leave your kids in the care of professionals.
The Anantara Spa in Tangalle offers total rejuvenation in a plush sanctuary setting within the resort. With well trained therapists, guests are able to choose from a menu of Ayurvedic and reflexology, skin revitalizing scrubs and wraps, massages and facials. The resort also offers fine venues and packages for weddings, meetings and special corporate events.
Tangalle is a popular tourist destination while it also acts as an exceptional base to explore some of the island's breathtaking scenery and wildlife in the South. Excursions can be organized to explore the historic city of Galle where you can walk through Galle Fort and its interiors. Other activities and excursions that can be enjoyed include a Yala National Park 4x4 safari, Uda Walawe Elephant Sanctuary tour, whale and dolphin watching boat trips off Mirissa (from December to April), a trip to the Rekawa Turtle Conservation Project, the Mulkirigala Rock Temple, the Bundala National Park and the Handunugoda Tea Plantation.