Sri Lanka, Hambantota
With its postcard perfect wild beaches, contemporary design and world class service, Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa offers a luxury piece of paradise. Built on a former coconut plantation, the property features an open plan design of the facilities, inviting the lush outdoors in and offering stunning unobscured views of the sea and tropical vegetation at every turn.
While modern and contemporary, the décor is laden with elegant local influences. From the intricate teak latticework to the woven rugs and the coconut shell mosaics, the craftsmanship is impeccable.
Active guests will find plenty for them here. You can increase your handicap at the eco friendly, 18 hole golf course on your doorstep or join the circus for a couple of hours and try the 23ft high trapeze and trampoline. Alternatively, simply wander around the 145 acre grounds, where you’ll find an abundance of wildlife, perhaps even a majestic elephant.
Enjoy the tastiest Sri Lankan fare with a side of entertainment at this open style eatery. With its interactive food stations and show kitchens, you can watch as the skilled chefs dice and slice with flare as they whip you something special to eat.
This chic lounge serves up a huge array of cocktails made by award winning mixologists, all hand picked for their skill. Expect mind blowing flavours and customised concoctions. This is also one of the best spots to watch sunset, so go early to get the best seat and an ice cold drink.
Take a journey down Bangkok’s Koh San Road or through the famous Jonker Street in Malaysia in this beautiful restaurant which is famed for its creative South East Asian ‘street food’. From Tom Yum Soup to Peking Duck, the expert chefs have chosen the best dishes from each vibrant region.
Celebrate your hole in one in style at this relaxed bar and restaurant, which offers stunning views of the Indian Ocean and a beautiful golf course. The décor is colonial, the food is ‘pub’ style and the vibe is welcoming, making this a perfect place to chill after 18 holes.
With five palm fringed, beautifully designed pools to choose from, you'll have plenty of places to take a dip and cool off from the hot afternoon sun. The surrounding solariums are all lined with luxury loungers and parasols, ideal for those wanting to relax with a book and an ice cold cocktail.
There is a Kids' and Teens' Club.
Kitted out with the best quality cardio machines and free weights, you can keep your exercise regime up and running even while on holiday at the premium onsite fitness centre.
Indulge with a visit to the resort’s top class spa. Offering exclusive Ayurveda treatments, which use ancient Asian remedies and healing therapies handed down through generations of therapists, you can lie back and relax while your body is cleansed and balance is restored. With over twelve treatment rooms available, you can also enjoy a range of massages, wraps and beauty packages.
The outdoor sunrise yoga classes are incredible, with expert staff leaving you feeling fully rejuvenated.
Bring your handicap up a notch or two on the fairways of the five star 18 hole golf course. Created in partnership with world renowned golf course designer Rodney White, expect perfect palm trees and Indian Ocean views as you tee off.
With a shopping arcade, gift shop, beauty salon and library in the resort, you won't have to go far for all your essentials.
Keep active during your stay by enjoying the endless sports and activities the resort has on offer. Choose from billiards, darts, pétanque, table tennis, beach volleyball and more.
If you fancy exploring the island on two wheels, bikes for both adults and kids can be hired onsite.
Get your adrenaline pumping in the ocean with one of the many watersports on offer. These include jet skis, scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking, windsurfing and pedal boat rides.
If you fancy honing your kitchen talents, book in for a masterclass with the Shangri-La’s Hambantota’s chefs to learn some of their signature dishes.
Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa is located right on the beach, close to the preserved salt flats and glittering sea. Sunbathe on the sands or try some of the water sports available here, or head up into the surrounding rainforests to spot some of the colourful birds that call the area home.
Just a few minutes’ walk away you’ll find the coastal town of Hambantota, which is home to beautiful colonial architecture and some excellent restaurants. Pick up delicious food from the street stalls, shop for trinkets in the market or just take in the riot of colours as you watch the world go by.
Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa is 4 hours and 10 minutes from Colombo International Airport and 45 minutes from Mattala Rajapaska International airport.
Max 3 adults
Deluxe Rooms offer magnificent views of the tropical gardens with bath and separate shower, cable TV, free WiFi, safe, bathrobes and slippers, tea & coffee making facilities and minibar.
Max 3 adults
Premier Rooms feature views of the lagoon or golf course with bath and separate shower, cable TV, free WiFi, safe, bathrobes and slippers, tea & coffee making facilities and minibar.
Max 3 adults
Premier Ocean Rooms feature views of the Indian Ocean, bath and separate shower, cable TV, free WiFi, safe, bathrobes and slippers, tea & coffee making facilities and minibar.
Max 3 adults, 1 child
Premier Ocean Suites measure 96m² with a separate lounge and dining room and views of the Indian Ocean. They feature bath and separate shower, cable TV, free WiFi, safe, bathrobes and slippers, tea & coffee making facilities and minibar.
Max 3 adults, 1 child
The Araliya Suite is the ideal choice for those looking for spacious accommodation. It has magnificent views of the Indian Ocean and a high level of luxury including a deep soaking bath, a waterproof TV in the master bathroom and plush bathrobes and slippers. It has a 40" TV in the master bedroom and a 50" TV with Blu-Ray player in the living area. They have a bath and separate shower, free WiFi, safe, tea & coffee making facilities and a minibar.
Max 3 adults, 1 child
The Manel Suite is the ideal choice for those looking for spacious accommodation. It has magnificent views of the Indian Ocean and a high level of luxury including a deep soaking bath, a waterproof TV in the master bathroom and plush bathrobes and slippers. It has a 40" TV in the master bedroom and a 50" TV with Blu-Ray player in the living area. They have a bath and separate shower, free WiFi, safe, tea & coffee making facilities and a minibar.
Save up to 15% on the hotel price for holidays between 03 January - 13th April and 22 April - 22 December 2019 booked by 28 February 2019.
Guests booking a room based on Bed and Breakfast will receive a complimentary upgrade to Half Board on holidays between 03 January - 13th April and 22 April - 22 December 2019 booked by 28 February 2019.
Save up to 15% discount on the hotel price when staying for a minimum of 6 nights booked 90 days prior to arrival for holidays between 06 January 2018 - 31 March 2019.
Honeymoon couples receive up to 50% discount on hotel price, receive a bottle of sparkling wine, a romantic decorated room, 20% discount on food and beverage outlets, (inclusive in room dining and dine by design), and 20% discount on all CHI, Ayurveda spa treatments (excludes merchandising), for holidays between 06 January - 20 December 2018 and between 06 January - 31 March 2019.
Please note not all offers are combinable.